A school holiday is an excellent opportunity for children to engage in fun and enriching activities.
Here are some ideas for school holiday activities for children living in Joburg.
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1. Play Africa
Southern Africa’s pioneering children’s museum based at Constitution Hill, Play Africa offers children the opportunity to create, discover and connect. Named ‘one of the world’s most impactful and scalable education innovators’ by HundrED.org, Play Africa bridges divides with inclusive, equitable learning spaces, hands-on exhibits, programmes, parent engagement and teacher training.
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At JoyJozi you can experience a love of wholesome food, play, design and, most importantly, children. The grounds inspire curiosity, connection, exploration and uninhibited free play. More than just a restaurant, it’s a one-of-a-kind family playground and experiential venue designed for children aged 0-100.
3. Harties Cableway
A Swiss engineered and installed cableway elevates you to views of the beautiful Magaliesberg Mountains, Hartbeespoort Dam and surrounding areas, all while enjoying world-class recreational activities, like cable rides and family-focused restaurants. As a plus, the cableway runs on generator power, so you won’t be affected by load shedding.
4. Color Café
Bring the kids for a fun afternoon at Color Café, a ceramic painting hub designed for creativity. Begin by choosing a raw ceramic object to paint and let your inner Picasso do the rest.
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Situated in Randburg and covering 3 000m2 of indoor climbing fun, CityROCK offers 16m high walls, a fitness gym, yoga and Pilates studio, dedicated kids section and a fully equipped outdoor gear shop. Beginner or pro, there’s a place for kids to play and challenge themselves.
6. Montecasino Bird Garden
This bird and wildlife park is the perfect place for a memorable family outing. Wander along enchanted garden walkways and marvel at the variety of colourful birds, mammals, reptiles and unusual animals from around the world.