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What's on this school holiday in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban

BRRRRR....winter is in full swing and our beautiful country has gifted us with rain (oh, glorious rain), snowy mountain peaks and heartwarming sun rays. This time of year means family snuggles under blanket forts while the sun streams in through the window, cups of hot chocolate (and chocolaty-toothy grins of delight) in front of the fireplace and ruddy-cheeked outdoor days bundled up in warm, comfortable clothes.

This time of year also promises tonnes of family fun at various activities and excursions and events. Here is what you should look out for: 

The winter edition of our #WithKids magazine and entertainment guide is live! Be sure to get your FREE copy - we have filled it with everything a parent might wish for: from recipes to activities and events and even specials!

Everybody in Cape Town can (and should!) explore as many of the 50+ Child-Friendly Restaurants in Cape Town, the Northern Suburbs and Cape Winelands 2018 as they can; go have some good-old family fun and adventure at one of these awesome events: What's On Cape Town + Cape Winelands 2018, or visit one of these Indoor Play Venues in Cape Town. For those of you wanting to go on weekly family-fun excursions, read 52 Family Fun Things to do in Cape Town, or plan a family adventure at one of these Amazing Outdoor Adventure Activities for Kids to do in Cape Town. We have also published a guide to Free Things to do for Kids in Cape Town this School Holiday in order to keep your holiday budget-friendly.

If you are spending time in Johannesburg or Pretoria, be sure to find inspiration in our Things to do with Kids this Winter post and have a loud and excited family brunch, which becomes lunch, which becomes dinner, at one of the 53 Child-Friendly Restaurants in Johannesburg & Surrounds or at one of the Child-Friendly Restaurants in Pretoria. Another super-fun and budget-friendly activity is to have a braai or picnic at one of Gauteng's Favourite Picnic Spots and for those of you who want to put together a fun family-friendly bucket list for the year, read 52 Awesome Things to do with Kids in Johannesburg. If adventure is what your family does best, be sure to indulge in one of these 13 Unbeatable Adventure Activities in Johannesburg.

For those of you heading to the beautiful tropical Kwa-Zulu Natal coastline, find guaranteed family fun on our Things to do with Kids in Durban this Winter blog post, or have at adventure at one of these 10 Exhilarating Outdoor Adventure Activities in Durban.

The Garden Route also has a variety of family-friendly excitement on offer: What's on this Winter in the Garden Route 2018.

For families spending time indoors, we have a blog on free things to do with kids at home, a list of 15 Free & Easy Indoor Activities for Toddlers and Pre-schoolers as well as Magical Science activities on offer.

Have fun and keep in touch with social media! Facebook: @thingstodowithkids and Twitter @thingstodo_kids 

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