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Our most recommended Cape Town Family-friendly Activities

  • Two Oceans Aquarium: Skip-the-Line Entrance ticket

    1. Two Oceans Aquarium: Skip-the-Line Entrance ticket

    With more than 3,000 creatures on show, the Two Oceans Aquarium provides a diverse showcase of Atlantic and Indian Ocean marine life. Explore different underwater species from the Ocean Basket Kelp Forest, which also showcases the unique kelp that is found on Cape Town beaches. Check out what sea life looks like under a microscope, and explore the Indian Ocean. View mesmerising exhibits that features the dazzling colours of its fish, translucent jellies, shy octopuses and Knysna seahorses. Make a point to check out the new I&J Exhibit, a 10-meter long tunnel that gives a peek at a variety of subtropical species. The Two Oceans Aquarium is home to a few species that aren’t found at any other aquarium in the world. Among these are the strange, serpentine hagfish. An eel-like fish, it can produce as much as five litres of slime when it’s scared.It’s an ancient fish that doesn’t have eyes...

    Firstly I would like to thank John for his great customer service as well as Archie . Thank you for the refund I appreciated it and also I would use your service in the near future . Keeep up the great work .

  • Cape Town: Tandem Paragliding Adventure

    2. Cape Town: Tandem Paragliding Adventure

    After a short explanation, you and your pilot will take off from a mountain slope under a canopy that resembles a parachute. Once inflated overhead, you will take just a few steps or a short run to take off from the gentle slope, the wind will catch the canopy and you will be airborne. In the air, complete control over direction and speed gives your pilot the freedom to soar ridges, rise on warm currents of air and cover distance. The tour providers have a proven safety record from day one, a credit to company procedures. Each season starts with brand new equipment and well-maintained throughout the year. All pilots are internationally recognized Tandem Flight Instructors. Each passenger is briefed and issued with a helmet. All pilots carry complete reserve and communication systems and weather conditions are carefully assessed before you are taken up and again on take off. You will be ...

    Fantastic experience. Earl was a brilliant pilot and easy to chat to. Will definitely be doing it again and recommending!

  • Aquila Game Reserve: Afternoon Safari

    3. Aquila Game Reserve: Afternoon Safari

    Arrive at the reserve at 12:00 PM for lunch, before embarking on your 2 to 3-hour safari led by an experienced guide. Afterward, enjoy free time to explore the rest of the facilities. Afternoon Safari Tour:  12:00 PM: Welcome drink served on arrival 12:15 PM: Buffet Lunch 13:30 PM: Game drive  4:00 PM: Depart

    Everything was easy from the time we decided to book. The different options were clear, the booking process, the payment method and everything else on the day. Everyone was happy at the end of the day.

  • From Cape Town: Round-Trip to Aquila with Game Drive

    4. From Cape Town: Round-Trip to Aquila with Game Drive

    After a morning departure you will head up the N1 Highway, through the spectacular Hex River Valley and arrive at the Aquila Private Game Reserve. The bio-diverse habitat of the reserve ensures plenty of interest for the avid game viewer and bird watcher. Giraffes, blesbok, black and blue wildebeest, zebras, springbok, gemsbok, klipspringers, duikers, greybuck, steenbok, ostriches, baboons, caracals, foxes, jackals, leopards and 172 species of birds, including the black eagle are found on the reserve. Enjoy a game drive with a well-informed ranger and a delicious lunch at the lodge.

    It was a wonderful day, we saw 4/big 5. Max was really passionate about his job and lunch was delicious.

  • Hout Bay: Duiker Island Seal Colony Cruise

    5. Hout Bay: Duiker Island Seal Colony Cruise

    Choose from 40 a 60-minute cruise and sail off to Duiker Island to see thousands of Cape Fur Seals in their natural environment. Take in some of the most spectacular scenery the Cape Peninsula has to offer as you cruise along the rugged coastline from Hout Bay harbor.  As you cruise over the waters, get breathtaking views of the famous Chapman’s Peak Drive and the Sentinel Mountain, in addition to the chance to see other marine life including dolphins and whales. 40-minute Seal Colony Cruise: child-friendly cruise from Hout Bay harbor to Duiker Island the Seal Colony where you can view thousands of wild Cape Fur Seals, close up in their beautiful natural habitat. 60-Minute Seal and Shipwreck Cruise: see the Cape Fur Seals at Duiker Island and then continue below the Kabonkelberg mountain range to Moari Bay notoriously known for its Shipwrecks which ra...

    We really enjoyed the cruise experience , I'd highly recommend this especially for someone who wants to try a cruise for the first time

  • Cape Town Ocean Safari: Speed Boat Adventure in Table Bay

    6. Cape Town Ocean Safari: Speed Boat Adventure in Table Bay

    Our trips departing from Quay 5 in the Waterfront. With a bit of luck you will have a chance to see Cape Fur Seals, Dolphins, Whales, Penguins and Sun Fish and potentially much more as we search the bay for sea life. The destination of the tour is not always the same as this trip is really about spending time on the water and looking for the rich sea life that can be found in the proximity of Cape Town. However you can be assured that you will have amazing views of the Table Bay and will be able to see some of Cape Town most amazing landmarks from the water: Table Mountain, Signal Hill, Lion's Head, Camps Bay and Clifton Beaches, Robben Island. You will of course be able to take pictures when the speedboat occasionally stops to make sure you have memory of such incredible experience. The trip starts with a safety briefing by the skipper, the fitting of life jackets and the signing of t...

    What a pleasant adventure! All aboard had lots of fun on this speedboat ride. We were lucky enough to see dolphins and other see animals. Worth it for sure!!

  • Cape Town: Marine Wildlife Tour from the V&A Waterfront

    7. Cape Town: Marine Wildlife Tour from the V&A Waterfront

    Climb aboard and look for marine life in the ecosystem of Table Bay on a 1.5-hour eco-cruise from Cape Town. See species in their natural surroundings, such as humpback and southern right whales, depending on the season. Get the chance to watch pods of dolphins breaching close to the boat and marvel at their acrobatic displays. Be enchanted by Cape fur seals lounging on the jetties and get close to unusual species, such as sunfish. Watch African penguins diving for fish to take back to their breeding colony on Robben Island.  Encounter birdlife, such as terns, gannets, cormorants and mighty black-browed albatross.

    The tour was very good, the team was explaining and giving every detail on each aspect if need be

  • Aquila Reserve: Private Day Tour with Shared Game Drive

    8. Aquila Reserve: Private Day Tour with Shared Game Drive

    Travel by luxury vehicle to the Aquila Private Game Reserve in Touwsriver on this full-day big game adventure. On arrival, enjoy a welcome drink followed by a buffet breakfast with halal and vegetarian options available. Board an open-top 4x4 safari truck for a 2 to 3-hour game drive. See wildlife in their natural habitat, including the so-called Big 5: African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard, and rhinoceros. Please note when you arrive at Aquila reserve you will join 15 other people on a shared 4 x 4 game truck.  After the game drive, head to the restaurant for a buffet lunch with halal and vegetarian options available. Relax in the bar lounge or take a dip in the lodge’s pool. On the way back to Cape Town stop for a wine tasting session on the Paarl Wine Route.

    Although we did not get to see many animals (only 3 out of big five, a turtle and few ostriches) the place was incredible, we had a great day and our guide Letizia was awesome! Definitely coming back! Thanks

  • Table Mountain: Gentle Guided Meander for the Whole Family

    9. Table Mountain: Gentle Guided Meander for the Whole Family

    Follow the Camps Bay Pipe Track from Kloof Nek during this 4-hour guided walk on Table Mountain. The easy path offers rewarding mountain and ocean views over Lion's Head, Camps Bay and Bakoven. The Pipe Track follows the old water pipe along the top of Camps Bay. There are a few ups and downs but the route is otherwise flat and the views over the bay and up the 12 Apostles Mountain Range are spectacular. Stop to take a break at one of the benches you’ll find along the way and enjoy the view of the surrounding area. Keen birders will enjoy watching sugarbirds flitting about dense thickets of protea bushes.

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What people are saying about Cape Town

Firstly I would like to thank John for his great customer service as well as Archie . Thank you for the refund I appreciated it and also I would use your service in the near future . Keeep up the great work .

Had a great time it was a nice experience, you really feel like you under the water through those tunnel views, Shark Exhibit and I%J was amazing infact I enjoyed my self.

Fantastic experience. Earl was a brilliant pilot and easy to chat to. Will definitely be doing it again and recommending!

It was a really nice nice Tour!! The Guide was super and i learned a lot. I would definitely do it again !! :)

Nice aquarium ! Very good experience with Guet your Guide