Kids Indoor Play Venues in Cape Town

  • Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

Things to do with Kids: Indoor Play & Party Venues in Cape Town 2018

It's the question on every parent's mind on cold and rainy days: what do we do to keep the kids entertained, ourselves semi-sane and the house clean? Read further for some wonderful indoor play venues in and around Cape Town. 

If you are planning on spending time in another part of our beautiful country, also read indoor play venues in Johannesburg and indoor play venues in Durban.

Remember to also read our post titled Family Survival Guide: 150 Child-Friendly Restaurants in South Africa 2018.

 

Candle Avenue, Crafty Kids Parties Durbanville

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

Candle Avenue kids party venue offers both indoor and outdoor entertainment for kids and adults alike, with tailor-made experiences and the opportunity to be creative- this is one of the best kids party ideas.  Come winter or summer they will make it a magical day! 

You can order freshly made platters directly from them or you are welcome to bring your own. They have loads of optional extras to choose from, like balloons and different accessories for your party and even a birthday cake.

Contact: Candle Avenue Kids Parties Durbanville here.

Clay Cafe, Hout Bay (Cape Town)

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

This family operated ceramic businesses is a great kids and adults party venue. They also serve some delicious food at their restaurant. The Clay Cafe is a memorable visit where you will get to showcase your creativity with some fun pottery painting. This is a great recreational activity for children or parents alike.

More Information: Clay Cafe

Make It Magical - Cape Town

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

Make it Magical offer the most beautiful, creative and fantasy-nurturing Fairy House Building Workshops at your venue of choice. 

More Information: Make It Magical

Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

This is such a magical place to take the kids, where there is so much to learn and see and experience!

What do they have?

  • Explore the various exhibits
  • Penguin encounters
  • Interactive exhibits
  • Kids' parties can be arranged via Vista Parties

Location: Dock Road, V& A Waterfront, Cape Town

Contact: Two Oceans Aquarium here

Split Second Science Kids Parties & Entertainment

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

Split Second Science mobile birthday parties are aimed to provide children with 60 minutes of non-stop science fun and parents the opportunity to enjoy the party as much as the children. Split Second Science hosts and facilitates shows & workshops aimed at generating a scientific curiosity in children and teenagers, through edutainment. 

More Information: Split Second Science

Build-A-Bear

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

Book your kids next birthday party at Build-A-Bear and each guest will make their own stuffed animal. Build-A-Bear Workshop is fun for everyone! Kids' get to use their imaginations, discover, learn and create to make that one special furry friend.

More Information: Build-A-Bear

Race World, Tableview

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

Bring the kids for a slot car racing experience at Race World SA in Table View, Cape Town! 

They offer a variety of events at the raceway from kids parties, bachelor parties, team building, casual racing as well as a members club.  The track is indoors so a perfect venue for any weather.

More Information: Race World

PlayDate SuperPark, V&AWaterfront

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

PlayDate SuperPark boasts over 10 000 squares feet of family fun. If you between the age of 0-100 and looking for Adventure, Fun and amazing food all under one roof then you need to come and explore. The SuperPark is an indoor extreme activity park located in The Watershed, Jubilee Hall V&A Waterfront Cape Town.

More Information: PlayDate SuperPark.

Scratch Patch and Cave Golf Putt-Putt, Cape Town

Kids’ will have lots of fun scratching around for their favourite gemstone. You can also find close to the scratch patch the, Cave Golf Indoor putt-putt.

Location: V&A Waterfront

Contact: Scratch Patch 

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Cape Town Science Centre

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

This super-interesting and informative venue offers remarkable science parties for kids! And who doesn't love a good science experiment?! 

More information: Cape Town Science Centre

The Kids Shack, Wynberg, Cape Town

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

This is a great indoor play venue that has a variety of fun activities for the kids. Children up to 12 years old can enjoy themselves at The Kids Shack.

What do they have?

  • Indoor jungle gym
  • Indoor putt-putt course
  • Push bike track
  • Soft play area for the under 2-year-olds
  • Variety of games, activities, arts, and crafts
  • Tea and coffee for the adults
  • Party packages available

Location: 3 Kemms Rd, Wynberg

Contact: 021 761 4240 | www.thekidsshack.co.za

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

Bugz Playpark, Cape Winelands 

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

There is so much to do at Bugz Playpark that the kids will be entertained all day.

What do they have?

  • Indoor and outdoor play venue
  • Fun kids rides: horse rides, peddle carts, water slides, toddler train rides and lots more.
  • Sandpit
  • Slides
  • Monkey bars
  • Doll’s house
  • Jungle gym
  • Petting farm
  • Much more…

Location: Bugz Playpark, 56 Tarentaal Street, Joostenbergvlakte, Kraaifontein

Contact: 021 988 8836 | www.bugzplaypark.co.za

The Play Shed, Pinelands, Cape Town

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

The Play Shed provides a happy, friendly and fun environment that the whole family can enjoy.  There are various activities available to keep the kids busy for a long time.

What do they have?

  • Large Paly area that has a jungle gym, ball pond, a balance beam, climbing nets and punch bags.
  • Under 3-year-old zone
  • Craft area: kids can have fun drawing, colouring, and crafting
  • Party Venue: Various themes are on offer which includes catering for children as well as the parents attending the event.
  • The coffee shop which provides coffee, drinks, light lunches, snacks, and cakes.

Location: Oude Molen Village, Alexandra Road, Pinelands

Contact: 021 801 0141 | www.theplayshed.co.za

Planet Kids, Indoor Play Venue, Muizenberg, Cape Town

Planet Kids is an exciting party venue that provides a memorable and fun experience for your kids. The venue has large indoor as well as outdoor facilities.

What do they have?

  • Jumping castles
  • Climbing walls
  • Slides
  • Special Needs Play area for kids with disabilities.
  • Flying Saucer café, provides refreshments
  • Friendly and dedicated staff
  • Party venue and more

Location: 3 Wherry Road, Muizenberg

Contact: 021 788 3070 | Planet Kids 

Gazoome Play Centre, Milnerton, Cape Town

Come to enjoy, relax and let the kids play. Gazoome provides fun and quality activities for your kids.

What do they have?

  • Quality staff to look after your kids
  • Party venue
  • Hygienic play area
  • Wheelchair and pram friendly

Location: Shop 11 Marconi Centre, 460 Koeberg Road, Milnerton

Contact: Gazoome Play Centre 

Blasters, Brackenfell, Cape Town

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

Blaster boasts one of the biggest and safest Indoor play area for your kids.

What do they have?

  • They are a party venue
  • Supervised trained attendants on site
  • Slides
  • Dedicated area for 0-2-year-olds
  • Play area for older kids
  • Climbing wall
  • Restaurant and spacious changing rooms

Location: Cape Gate Décor Centre, Shop A1, on the corner of Okavango and De Bron Road, Brackenfell.

Contact: 021 981 7555 | www.blasters.co.za

Bounce World, Montague Gardens, Cape Town

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

Bounce World is the largest inflatable play area that is in South Africa. Kids and Adults can enjoy themselves with lots of fun an exciting bounce activities.

What do they have?

  • Walk in option: R90 per child
  • Various party packages available

Location: 15 Montague Drive, Montague Gardens

Contact: 021 552 3165 | www.bounceworld.co.za/

Eaglevlei Play Park, Stellenbosch

Eaglevlei offers one of the largest Indoor play venues in the Western Cape.

What do they have?

  • Kiddies Birthday Parties
  • Kids Cinema
  • Meals and supervision available
  • Slides
  • Tunnels
  • Ball Pond
  • Much more…

Location: Eaglevlei, Muldersvlei, Stellenbosch

Contact: 021 884 4713 | Eaglevlei Playpark

Playzone Indoor Play venue, Durbanville, Cape Town

Playzone is under new management.

What do they offer?

  • Daily Play on all the fun equipment from jungle gyms, slides to jumping castles. First Hour is R50, thereafter R30 per hour. There are also groups bookings and a daycare rate. 
  • Party Venue
  • Honeypot Cafe Restaurant; enjoy your food while you watch the kid play.

Location: 10 Pastorale, Fisantekraal, Durbanville Business Park, Cape Town

Contact: Playzone 

Rush, Claremont, Cape Town

Rush is an extreme trampoline Indoor Park that provides adventure, excitement, and fun.

What do they have?

  • Open jumping
  • Foam Pit
  • Dodge Ball
  • Battle Beam and fidget ladder
  • Basketball
  • Toddler Area
  • Fitness Classes
  • Coffee and healthy snacks
  • Party and event venue

Location: 5th Floor (Access to Rush from Parade Area), 109 on Main, Main Road, Claremont

Contact: 021 683 3841 | www.rushsa.co.za

Be.Up Park Indoor Play Venue, Pinelands, Cape Town

Be Up Park is an Indoor family friendly and fun park.

What do they have?

  • Climbing walls
  • Trampoline Zone
  • Kids’ Maze
  • Aerial Play area
  • Café offer refreshments and snacks

Location: Gardener Place, Rose-Innes Street, Pinelands

Contact: 021 204 4884 | www.beuppark.co.za

Fox Kids Club, Fairbridge Mall, Brackenfell

Fox kids club is a great play park and party venue for the little ones.

Location: Old Paarl Road, Brackenfell, Cape Town

Contact: Fox Kids Club 

Grandwest Entertainment World, Cape Town

Grand West offers various fun and exciting kids’ entertainment

What do they offer?

  • Olympic size skating rink
  • Smaller min supervised ice rink for children under 5 years old
  • Bowling
  • Kids’ corner crèche
  • Arcade area
  • Cinemas
  • Laser Tag

Location: 1 Jakes Gerwel Drive, Goodwood, Cape Town

Contact: GrandWest

BASH Indoor Play and Party Venue, Paarl, Rosendal, Bellville, Stellenbosch

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

A must-visit for kids' parties, this indoor venue also offers a restaurant (which has delicious cakes and offers catering services) and an everyday play centre for the kids.

What do they offer: 

  • Indoor Play Area
  • Pamper Parties
  • Activity Play Parties
  • Baking Parties
  • Cooking Classes
  • Holiday Workshops

Contact: http://www.bashvenue.co.za/

Funtastic Play Venue, Parklands

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

Bringing the FUN back to dreary, indoor days, this venue offers a coffee shop, Wi-Fi and a breastfeeding nook for parents.

What do they offer: 

  • Play frame 
  • Jumping Castle
  • Ball pond
  • Climb and slide
  • Crafts
  • Books
  • Party rooms

Location: 4 Columbus Park, Columbus Crescent, Rivergate Industrial Park

Contact: http://www.funtastic-play-venue.co.za/

World of Adventure, Root 44 Market, Stellenbosch

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

This market is linked to the World of Adventure Fun Park and is the ideal all-weather family excursion, with both indoor and outdoor areas

What do they offer: 

  • Indoor mini golf
  • Slip 'n Slide
  • Spray park
  • Mini zipline & more
  • Picnic areas
  • Indoor tables for parties
  • Food & drink stalls

Location: Audacia

Contact: http://worldofadventure.co.za/

Fun House Indoor Play and Party Venue, Durbanville

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

This family-friendly venue gives families a farm experience to remember.

What do they offer: 

  • Indoor and outdoor play areas
  • Slides
  • Jumping castles
  • Jungle gyms
  • Sandpit 
  • Blow-up boats
  • Arts and crafts
  • Party venue

Location: Donald's Drive, Richwood/Durbanville Hills

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/FunHouseComePlay/

PlayStation Adventure Park and Cafe, Tokai

Indoor Play Venues | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

We received quite a few recommendations for this indoor play venue for kids aged 2 - 12 and it really is fantastic.

What do they offer: 

  • Childminders (or Marshals as they call them)
  • Restaurant and coffee shop with views of the play area
  • Toddlers (under 2) get free entrance and they have a dedicated play area
  • Party venue

Location: 333 Main Rd, Tokai

Contact: http://www.theplaystation.co.za/ 

More Kids Party Venues:

If you are from the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town- do read my blog on Kids Party Venue Ideas for Southern Suburb Moms. You may also be interested in booking a candle-making party at Candle Avenue in Durbanville.

Have fun and let me know if you have more indoor play ideas! Charlene

Photos Credit: All photos sourced from individual venue websites

For more information please visit: Things to do with your kids in Cape Town

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