Things to do with Kids this Spring in Durban

What's on in Durban this Holiday

Spring has sprung and what better way to celebrate this happy, colourful time of year than by indulging in quality family time during the school holidays. If you are lucky enough to be in this tropical and relaxed part of the world this spring holiday, here is your bucket list of family-friendly fun, thrill and adventure:

Spending the holiday in another part of our beautiful country? Read our guides: Things to do with Kids this Spring in Cape Town, Things to do with Kids this Spring in Johannesburg and Things to do with Kids the Spring in the Garden Route.

Kid-Friendly Events

Arts & Culture

Body & Mind Celebration Festival

Celebrate life and health with food stalls, NIA dancing, shows, belly dancing, face painting, food stalls and more. Kids under 12 enter for free.

When: 30.09.2017 – 01.10.2017

Where: DLI Hall, Greyville, Berea

Snow White – Mirror Mirror

This high-energy, dance inspired adaptation of the classic childhood fairy tale offers the whole family a fun show featuring ballet, contemporary, hip hop and tap dancing.

When: 14.10.2017 | 14h00 & 18h00

Where: Playhouse Company | 29 Acutt Str, Durban


Hobby-X Durban

This hobby and craft expo is the place to be if you are looking for a new hobby, want to expand on your current hobby or you want to start making money with your hobby. The visual, tactile and creative excursion will have something for everyone in your family.

When: 06 – 08.10.17

Where: Durban Expo Centre

FNB Durban 10k CitySurfRun

Start a new hobby with your family, get active and join this first ever mass participation road run where entrants can experience a 10km journey passed Durban’s most iconic landmarks.

When: 08.10.2017

Where: Start: Moses Mabhida Stadium | Finish: Beachfront Precinct near Moses Mabhida Stadium

Outdoor Excursions & Activities

Family-Friendly Outdoor Excursions

Read this blog post, Outdoor Family Friendly Activities in Durban, to find a variety of fun outdoor activities for the family to enjoy (including some free and inexpensive ones).

Outdoor Adventure Activities

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Read our latest post, 10 Exhilarating Outdoor Adventure Activities in Durban, to find our favourite adrenaline-fuelled family activities.

Indoor Excursions & Activities

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Party & Play Venues

Our ultimate guide to child-friendly indoor play venues in Durban

Indoor Family Activities

Read this guide, aptly named, from inexpensive to fancy family friendly indoor activities in Durban for some inspiration to your next indoor family excursion.

Child-Friendly Restaurants

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We have put together an extensive list of 30+ child-friendly restaurants in Durban and surrounds.

If you are heading to Ballito – read our post, Mojitos in Ballito, for a list of child-friendly and family activities is this delightful coastal town. 

Happy spring!



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Alexa 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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