Things to do & see in Gauteng, South Africa

Gauteng offers a wide variety of family-friendly activities, excursions, family friendly holiday resorts, glamping spots and lots and lots of entertainment! For fun and adventure this summer you will have to read our latest blog on family activities in Johannesburg this summer. We have also compiled the ultimate family-friendly bucket list for the City of Gold with enough activities for every week of the year here in our guide to 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 details and useful information on the following…

Child-friendly restaurants in Johannesburg & Pretoria

Going to a restaurant with kids can sometimes be difficult, noisy and busy but we have the solution for you. There is nothing better than being able to sit back and relax while the kids run free and with this Child friendly restaurants in Johannesburg and surrounds guide, you should definitely have no problem finding a family-friendly restaurant or coffee shop now.

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, parks, hiking trails and water sports, Things to do With Kids in Pretoria shows us how popular Pretoria has become!

Outdoor and indoor activities in Johannesburg and surrounds

We have put together an exciting list of Things to do With kids in Johannesburg under R100 for those days when it feels like everything is just too expensive, perfect for your next happy family excursion. For that unique family bonding experience, be sure to read about our favourite unbeatable adventure activities for the whole family, these will definitely get your adrenaline pumping! And for those of you looking to start a new family hobby why not explore these 9 outdoor entertainment ideas in Johannesburg. Or better yet why not try something new and try out one of the many fishing spots in Gauteng.

Worried about what to do on a rainy day to keep the kids entertained? Visit one of Johannesburg’s indoor play venues. And if you are celebrating your birthday, be sure to read our guide on Free things to do on your birthday in Johannesburg.

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 and braai spots. We’ve also put together a fantastic list of favourite picnic spots to visit in Pretoria.

Markets in Gauteng

Johannesburg and Pretoria have a variety of exciting must visit family friendly markets with play areas and entertainment for the kids as well as some great food trucks and shopping for mom and dad.

Animal touch farms and Johannesburg Zoo

One of the most popular destinations to visit is the Johannesburg Zoo. Our favourite thing to do is to bring a picnic basket and enjoy the beautiful day with the family. There are numerous picnic spots and play areas to enjoy while still viewing some animals.

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