Things to do & see in Gauteng, South Africa 2019

Gauteng offers a wide variety of family-friendly activities, excursions, party and baby shower venues, accommodation, camping and glamping spots and entertainment. For family fun and adventure this winter, see our blog on Fun Things to do in Johannesburg this Easter & Autumn 2019. We have also compiled the ultimate family-friendly bucket list for the City of Gold with enough activities for every week of the year: 52 Awesome Things to do with Kids in Johannesburg.

Things to do with kids in Johannesburg & Pretoria

Johannesburg offers city slickers some fun experiences and child-friendly activities. Have a look at our website for more exciting and useful information on:

Child-friendly Restaurants in Johannesburg

Going to a restaurant with kids can sometimes be difficult, noisy and busy but we have the solution for you. Have a look at our 50+ Child-Friendly restaurants in Johannesburg and surrounds guide - you should definitely have no problem in finding a family-friendly restaurant or coffee shop now.

Child-friendly Restaurants and Outdoor Activities in Pretoria

Compared to Johannesburg, Pretoria is much more laid back and relaxed and is a popular city for families offering a variety of child-friendly restaurants in Pretoria, parks, hiking trails and water sports. For some inexpensive outdoor family fun, read 10 kid-friendly activities in Pretoria under R 200.00fun things to do in Pretoria East and Things to do with Kids in Pretoria - Gauteng's new 'Sandton'.

Outdoor and indoor activities in Johannesburg and surrounds

Our resident Jo'burg blogger, Alexa, has put together an exciting list of inexpensive outdoor activities for families, perfect for your next happy family excursion. For that unique family bonding experience, be sure to read about our favourite unbeatable adventure activities  - these will definitely get your adrenaline pumping! And for those of you looking to start a new family hobby, go fishing at one of these child-friendly catch and release fishing spots in Johannesburg or explore these 9 outdoor entertainment ideas Johannesburg.

Worried about what to do on a rainy day to keep the kids entertained? Visit one of Johannesburg's indoor play venues.

Gauteng's favourite picnic spots and public braai areas near Johannesburg

Family time is a precious thing and seeing as Jo'burg has such a mild, sunny climate, indulge in some good old-fashioned R&R at one of Johannesburg's favourite picnic spots or braai spots.  Pretoria also has some favourite picnic spots to visit.

Markets in Gauteng

Johannesburg and Pretoria have a variety of fantastic must-visit family markets with play areas and entertainment for the kids.

Animal touch farms and Johannesburg Zoo

One of the most popular destinations to visit is the Joburg Zoo. You can even bring a picnic basket and enjoy the beautiful day with the family.


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