Indoor Play Venues in Durban 2020

Indoor Play Venues in Durban 2020

Indoor Play Venues in Durban

We all love the beach (and Durban has some fantastic ones), especially the kids, but what is there to do with kids in this laid-back, happy city on rainy, overcast or simply cold days? Visit an indoor play venue of course! Here is a list of our top choices.

For a complete guide to over 30 child-friendly restaurants Durban and surrounds.

For indoor party venues in Cape Town, read Kids Indoor Play Venues Cape Town, and for indoor party venues in Johannesburg, read Kids Indoor Play Venues Johannesburg.

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Things to do with Kids: Indoor Play and Party Venues

Pallet Jacks, Hillcrest

This family-friendly restaurant features the largest indoor play area in Durban (which is overseen by childminders), comfortable and colourfully decorated baby changing facilities, as well as a private, homely and luxurious infant feeding lounge with tranquil forest views. Offering various kids party packages, this party and play venue offers a fun day out for the whole family.


Address: 9, Old Main Rd, Hillcrest, Durban

Ages: 0+

Lucky Bean, Assagay

This indoor and outdoor venue offers all-weather family fun as well as hot drinks and light meals. The large indoor play shed offers a variety of kids’ entertainment, including 3 fantasy houses, a separate baby play area, sand art and more.


Address: 10 Cadmoor Rd, Assagay

Ages: 1+

Jump 4 Joy Indoor Trampoline Park, Durban North

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For countless hours of joyful family fun, be sure to visit this trampoline park, offering over 40 interconnected trampolines, a foam pit, dodgeball courts, basketball slam dunk as well as various birthday party packages.

Additionally, there are dedicated Parent & Toddler trampoline sessions during school term time for the under 5’s.

Contact: Jump 4 Joy

Address Durban North: 7 Travertine Crescent, Briardene, Durban North

Ages: 3+

uShaka Sea World Aquarium, Durban

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Although uShaka Marine World is traditionally more of an outdoor venue, the aquarium is definitely worth a visit all on its own. It is the largest aquarium in the Southern Hemisphere with underground galleries and tanks winding through four magnificent shipwrecks. Kids will love the ghost ship theme as well as all the wondrous and magical sea creatures swimming around.

Treat your child to a fun-filled birthday party at uShaka Marine World, and they will treat the birthday guppy to a Platinum Pass for free! They have 3 funtastic party packages to choose from.

Contact: uShaka Kids World

Address: uShaka Marine World, King Shaka Ave, Durban

Ages: 2+

Mangwanani African Kids Spa, Durban

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Also situated in the popular uShaka Marine World, this spa features a dedicated kids section, ideal for parent-child bonding or a unique kids pamper party. Spoil your little girl with two and a half hours of pure pampering, which includes a hand massage, a foot massage, a neck and shoulders massage, a mini calming & relaxing facial plus a lucky packet containing a Mangwanani product.

Contact: Mangwanani Kids Spa

Address: uShaka Marine World, King Shaka Ave, Durban

Ages: 2+

The Fun Company, Amanzimtoti & Durban

Offering bowling, laser tag, mini-golf, mini bowling, bumper cars and arcade games, this indoor fun zone offers something for everyone. The Fun Company also offers a range of birthday party packages for all ages across their Tenpin Bowling, Spin Zone Bumper Cars or Arcade game offerings..


Address Amanzimtoti: Galleria Mall, C/O Moss Kolnik & Arbour Rd, Amanzimtoti

Address Durban: The Pavilion Westville, Durban

Ages: 3+

Wet Rock Adventures, Waterfall, Durban

An indoor heated waterpark for sunny or rainy days offering slides, a lazy river and a little cafe.

As a kids' party venue, Wet Rock Adventures provides the slides and the fun so all you need to do is bring the birthday entourage, the decorations and the cake. Additionally, they offer an array of party packages which may include delicious meals from Wet Rock Café.


Address: Chestnut Grove Industrial Estate, 122 Brackenhill Rd, Waterfall, Durban

Ages: 5+

SWAT Laser Tag and Paintball

Have an action-packed army themed indoor play date or party at this fun venue. The SWAT laser tag events generally last for two hours, and the instructors have extensive experience to ensure that your young one and their friends have an exhilarating and unforgettable time.


Address: 31 Uitsig Rd, Durban North, Durban, 4051

Ages: 6+

Pamper Me Parties

This mobile pamper party service will travel to your home or any venue of your choice within Durban and surrounds in order to celebrate your child's special occasion (whether it's a birthday, a sleep-over or even a schools OUT party). The girls will love this sparkly and unique party service.


Address: Mobile (all over Durban)

Ages: 4+

Glenridge Pre Primary

This pre-primary school offers their school premises for children’s parties which can be booked for Saturday and Sunday mornings or afternoons. All you need to bring along is your food and party décor!


Address: 10 Rif Rd, Randrus, Durban, 4001

Ages: Suitable for younger children

For more indoor activities in an around Durban, read Family-friendly Indoor Activities Durban.

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A wife and mom, Alexa is an avid traveler always on the lookout for a new adventure. She is a high energy, natural influencer and inspiration to those around her. Although she has based her career on sales and marketing, she studied politics, philosophy and economics. A passion for writing has led her to blog on Things to do with Kids and on her personal blog called ‘Sleepless in Jozi”, which is focused on life as a mommy, travelling and generally being a busy body. In her free time Alexa loves spending quality time with her family, the outdoors, reading a good book and exploring new restaurants, markets and activities.

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