Kids Indoor Play Venues in Cape Town 2020

Kids Indoor Play Venues in Cape Town 2020

Things to do With Kids: Indoor play areas Cape Town 2020 for cold and rainy days (or scorching hot ones of course!)

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. Feel free to suggest more kids party venues using comments below.

Magazine update: this Autumn Things to do With Kids Magazine will focus on places to party and play!

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 2019.

Looking for more ideas? Have a look at this blog on party games.

Bugz Playpark, Stellenbosch, (Cape Winelands)

Bugz Playpark | Indoor Play Venue | Cape Town |Things to do With Kids

Amazing indoor party venue near Stellenbosch, CapeTown. 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
  • Separate Play area for Toddlers
  • 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…

Contact: Bugz Play Park

Address: 56 Tarentaal Rd, Joostenberg Vlakte, Cape Town

Ages: 2 - 10 (toddlers, preschool, Grade-school, tween)

Candle Avenue, Crafty Kids Parties, Durbanville (Northern Suburbs)

Candle Avenue | Kids Party Venue  | Cape Town

Candle Avenue kids' play and 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 places for kids to play in Cape Town. Come winter or summer they will make it a magical day!

Additionally, this venue offers mobile party packages for your home as well as adult candle making parties.

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.

Address: 10 Moraea St, Halali, Durbanville, Northern Suburbs, Cape Town

Ages: 5+ (preschool, kids, tweens and adults)

Make It Magical, Constantia, (Southern Suburbs)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | 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. It is the perfect indoor rainy day activity for toddlers, kids, tweens and adults!

More Information: Make It Magical

Address: Venue of choice | Ferndale Nurseries, Brommersvlei Road, Constantia

Ages: Younger toddlers will require the assistance of a parent or older sibling

Race World, Tableview (West Coast)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | 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

Address: Shop 22, Tableview shopping centre, Cnr Blaauwberg Road and Otto du Plessis, Table View

Ages: 5+ (ideal for preschoolers to teens and adult team-building too!)

Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm, between Paarl and Franschoek (Cape Winelands)

Le Bonheur | Paarl | Restaurant | Picnic | Child-friendly activities

Choose between four different venues (both outdoors and indoors), then decide whether you’d like to bring your own food and drinks or if you’d prefer them to take care of that (order from our menu or host a pizza party). Then top it all off with one or two of the fantastic activities available at Le Bonheur. It's one of the more exciting play parks in Cape Town.

Address: Babylonstoren Road, off R45 between Paarl and Franschoek

Contact: Le Bonheur Croc Farm

Ages: All ( fun for toddlers, preschoolers as well as teens and adults)

Kids Pilot Parties, Matroosfontein (Cape Town)

Kids Pilot Parties | Cape Town | Kids Party Venue | Things to do With Kids

The Club provides a friendly and safe atmosphere where you can introduce your little one to the life of a Pilot.

Kids can experience the roar of aircraft, and see them as they leave and return from flights, while they are enjoying themselves.

What do they have?

We make your child's pilot themed birthday party a reality. The club has an outdoor play area and a jumping castle available for parties. Kids Pilot parties will provide Planes themed decorations and party boxes filled with treats and drinks, fun games and activities to keep your little ones busy. Photos at the aircraft can also be arranged.

Address: 2 Douglas road, Matroosfontein.

Contact: 084 446 0995 | Kids Pilot Parties

Ages: 5+ (ideal for preschoolers to tweens)

Style For Life Indoor Kids Parties, Oude Westhof (Northern Suburbs)

Style for Life | Cape Town | Kids parties

Gather the girls' together for a fun party at home. This includes themed parties from Indoor Slumber Teepee Parties, Spa Parties and Dance Parties. Another option, is to get a few girls (6 to 15) friends and have a party at the Studio. The party will be about 2 hours long and includes:

  • Table with kids champagne, juice, sweets chips etc.
  • Also Includes: Facial, nail and foot polish, make up, lip gloss, hair spray & dancing

Address: 11 Sauvignon blanc, Oude Westhof

Contact: 082 801 3234 | Style For Life

Age: 5+ (ideal for preschoolers to tweens)

Two Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfont (Cape Town)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | 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! The Two Oceans Aquarium no longer offers birthday parties for children, but they do offer free entry on your birthday! So use this opportunity to visit them and since experiences are the new "party", take your best friends along and celebrate the occasion.

What do they have?

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

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

Contact: Two Oceans Aquarium.

Ages: All (everyone from small kids, even babies to adults)

Ipic Play, Durbanville (Northern Suburbs)

This Knead bakery offers one of the places for kids to play at an indoor adventure park ideal for a family and friends' function, get together or birthday celebration. Fun for all ages, separate play area for toddlers.

Contact: Play parks in Cape Town

Address: Corner of Burton and, Aurora St, Durbanville, Cape Town

Ages: 2+ (toddlers, preschoolers, grade school kids and adults)

Split Second Science kids parties & entertainment, (Cape Town)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | 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

Address: Venue of choice

Ages: 7+ (grade school to teens)

Build-A-Bear, (Bellville & Cape Town)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | 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, as 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

Address: Tyger Valley Shopping Centre | V&A Waterfront

Ages 2+ (toddlers, grade school kids and maybe tweens)

PlayDate SuperPark, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Play Park Indoor play venue | 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. Separate play area for toddlers. The SuperPark is an indoor extreme activity park located in The Watershed, Jubilee Hall V&A Waterfront Cape Town.

More Information: Playdate Superpark

Address: The Watershed, Jubilee Hall, V&A Waterfront

Ages: All (toddlers and kids of all ages)

Rivendale Kids Parties

Rivendale Kids Party Venue | Cape Town | Kids Party Venue

The Rivendale Kids Party Venue is located on a working horse farm and riding school between Cape Town and Paarl on the Tinkerberg Road. From central Durbanville, it will only take you about 8 minutes to get there. Kids will able to enjoy wonderful pony rides and a range of indoor and outdoor activities, while parents may make it an occasion to share and braai with friends.

Address: Rivendale Farm, Tinkerberg Road (Off Lichtenberg Road)

Ages: Kids of all ages

More information: Rivendale Kids Parties

Scratch Patch and Cave Golf Putt-Putt (V&A Waterfront)

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, Places for kids to play in Cape Town

Cave golf, Indoor play area Cape Town

Cape Town Science Centre, Observatory (Southern Suburbs)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | 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?!

As a party venue, the science centre offers an enclosed area with tables and chairs with two hours access to the party room (party goer tickets are valid fr the whole day, so the kids can explore the centre after the party).

More information: Cape Town Science Centre

Address: 370B Main Road, Observatory

Ages: 5+ ( grade school kids, teens and adults as well)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

The Play Shed, Pinelands (Southern Suburbs)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | 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 pay 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.

Contact: The playshed play parks in Cape Town

Address: ​G1 Oude Molen Village​ Alexandra Road Pinelands​​ Cape Town

Ages: All (toddlers and kids of all ages)

Planet Kids indoor play area, Muizenberg (South Peninsula)

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 (birthday child and adult are treated free of charge)

Contact: 021 788 3070 | Planet Kids indoor play area

Address: 3 Wherry Rd, Muizenberg, Cape Town, 7945

Ages: All (toddlers, preschoolers and kids of all ages)

Blasters, Brackenfell (Northern Suburbs)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | 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
  • Separate play area for toddlers
  • Slides
  • Play area for older kids
  • Climbing wall
  • Restaurant and spacious changing rooms

Contact: Blasters laser games

Address: Shop A1, Cape Gate Decor Centre, Nitida Ave, Brackenfell, Cape Town, 7560

Ages: All (toddlers, preschoolers, grade school kids, teens and adults)

Funky Frogs, Tygervalley (Northern Suburbs)

Funky Frogs kids party venue and indoor play centre at the Tyger Valley Shopping Centre. The Tyger Valley Centre Branch has reopened in their new location in the food court between Dion Wired and Burger King. Leave the kids to play and enjoy fun activities under the supervision of a child-minder, while you get some much needed me time while shopping.

Contact: Funky Frogs

Bounce World, Montague Gardens (West Coast)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | 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

Contact: Bounceworld play parks in Cape Town

Address: 15 Montague Drive, Montague Gardens, Cape Town, 7441

Ages: 2+ ( toddlers up to adults)

Playzone Indoor Play venue, Durbanville (Northern Suburbs)

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.
  • Separate play area for toddlers
  • Party Venue
  • Honeypot Cafe Restaurant; enjoy your food while you watch the kid play.

Contact:Playzone indoor play area

Address: 10 Pastorale Ave, Industrial Park, Cape Town, 7550

Ages: All (toddlers and kids of all ages)

Rush, Claremont (Southern Suburbs)

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

Contact: Rush trampoline park

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

Age: 5+ (toddlers all the way up to adults can enjoy)

Be.Up Park indoor play area, Pinelands (Southern Suburbs)

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

What do they have?

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


Address: Gardener place, Rose Innes St, Pinelands, Cape Town

Ages: 3+ (toddlers, preschoolers and teens)

Grandwest Entertainment World, Goodwood (Northern Suburbs)

GrandWest offers various fun and exciting kids’ entertainment

What do they offer?

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

Contact: GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World

Address: 1 Jakes Gerwel Dr, Goodwood, Cape Town, 7460

Ages: 3+ (from toddlers to adults, there's something for everyone)

Funtastic Play Venue, Parklands (West Coast)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | 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

Contact: Funtastic indoor play and party venue

Address: Columbus Cres, Cape Farms, Cape Town, 7441

Ages: 0-12 years old (toddlers, preschoolers, grade school kids and tweens)

World of Adventure, Root 44 Market, Stellenbosch (Cape Winelands)

Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | 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


Address: Root 44, Stellenbosch , Audacia

Ages: All ( kids and adults of all ages)

PlayStation Adventure Park and Cafe, Tokai (Southern Suburbs)


Kids' Indoor Play Venues 2019 | Cape Town | Things to do with Kids

We received quite a few recommendations for this indoor play venue for kids 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

Contact: Playstation play park cape town

Address: 333 Main Rd, Tokai, Cape Town, 7965

Ages: All (toddlers and kids of all ages)

Please note that PlayStation is under construction - note added 23 Dec 2019

Jump4Joy Indoor Trampoline Park, Somerset West (Helderberg)

A place where the kids can have fun in a safe environment. This unique venue offers entertainment and fitness activities suitable for the whole family. Toddlers can enjoy a separate play area. They also offer kids birthday parties and team building or corporate events.

Address: Brackenfell: Unit 6 Northpoint Park, 14 Capricorn Way

SomersetWest: 10 Nobel Street

Contact: Jump for Joy play park

Ages: All (toddlers, kids and adults)

Bazinga Parties, Various Areas (Cape Town)

Bazinga Parties offers a mobile party entertainment service which includes: balloon sculpting, face-painting, magic shows, sand-art and active party games.

Contact: Bazinga parties Cape Town

Address: Venue of choice

Ages: 1+ ( toddlers and kids of all ages)

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If you want something a bit more relaxed you could try Child friendly restaurants Cape Town.

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

Photos Credit: All photos sourced from individual venue websites



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