Holiday Activities in your City

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It’s winter holiday time which means indoor activities are needed – no cheap and easy trips to the beach unfortunately! BUT there are so many other exciting ways to keep your little ones entertained in your cities through the cold school holidays and most importantly out of the house for a bit!

 

*CAPE TOWN*

Snow World

Where: GrandWest Arena

Dates: 1 May – 31 July 2016

Cost: Non-rider Pass: R50

Mini Pass: includes ice slide, Ice Age exhibit and snow play area, R60

Snow Rider Pass: includes snow tubing, two ice slides, Ice Age exhibit and snow play area, R120 (for the older siblings)

Snow Boarding Pass: includes snowboarding and snow tubing, all ice slides, Ice Age exhibit, snow play area, R140 (for the older siblings)

Book: Computicket

So much fun for all ages and the Ice Age exhibit makes it a fun educational day out. The younger ones will love the snow play area while the older siblings will enjoy the thrill of the snow tubing, slides and snowboarding.

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Disney on Ice

Where: GrandWest Arena

Dates: 6 July – 10 July 2016

Cost: Cost between R150 and R400

Book: Computicket

Anna and Elsa in real life!!! They will be joined by the stars from Cars, The Little Mermaid and Toy Story. The kids will love seeing them all skating on ice as well as singing along with them to the songs they know and love.

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Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer

Where: GrandWest Arena

Dates: 15 – 17 July 2016

Cost: Cost between R185 and R525

Book: Computicket

Dora and her friends Boots and Diego are starring in a fun show – Dora’s Pirate Adventure. Dora and her crew will teach your little ones about friendship, kindness and adventure.

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Child City Sightseeing Special

Where: Starts at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Dates: 1 May – 9 October 2016

Cost: Two kids under 18 along for free when you buy one adult one-day ticket.

Book: City Sightseeing

This one is for the older children. Take your child around the attractions that they have never been to, all in one day. The kids would love to explore the Company Gardens, or visit the World of Birds, so why not treat them to a day of exploring?

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Noddy and Friends Show

Where: Artscape Theatre Foyer Well

Dates: 27 June – 9 July 2016

Cost: Cost between R60 and R80

Book: Computicket

This show is interactive and is ideal for your younger children. They will get to see Noddy, Big Ears and Tesstie Bear in action. Pre-show activities will include face-painting and play tents.

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*DURBAN*

Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer

Where: GrandWest Arena

Dates: 1 – 3 July 2016

Cost: Cost between R185 and R525

Book: Computicket

Dora and her friends Boots and Diego are starring in a fun show – Dora’s Pirate Adventure. Dora and her crew will teach your little ones about friendship, kindness and adventure.

dora

 

The Winnie the Pooh Show

Where: Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre

Dates: 30 June – 17 July 2016

Cost: Adults R188/R150/R120. Children/Pensioners R150/R120/100

Book: Computicket

For children over 3. A lovely colourful show including children actors, fun costumes and amazing set design.

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Jump for Joy Trampoline Park

Where: Waterfall, KZN and Durban North, KZN

Dates: All

Times: Mon 12-8pm, Tues – Thurs 9am-8pm, Fri – Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 9am – 6pm

Cost: 3-7 year olds, R70 per hour, 8 and over, R90 per hour

Book: info@j4j.co.za or at the venue

This one is for kids 3 years old and up but a good way to get rid of some of their energy.

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Little Red Riding Hood

Where: Rhumbelow Theatre

Dates: 1 July – 16 July 2016

Cost: R70 per person

Book: Computicket

This classic fairy tale comes to life and is told in a way you’ve never seen before so exciting for both kids and parents! Appropriate for all ages.

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*JOHANNESBURG*

Disney on Ice

Where: GrandWest Arena

Dates: 24 June – 3 July 2016

Cost: Cost between R150 and R400

Book: Computicket

Anna and Elsa in real life!!! They will be joined by the stars from Cars, The Little Mermaid and Toy Story. The kids will love seeing them all skating on ice as well as singing along with them to the songs they know and love.

disney

disney on ice

 

Montecasino Bird Gardens

Where: Montecasino

Dates: Weekdays: 8:30am – 5pm, Weekend: 8.30am – 6pm, open all public holidays

Cost: R70 per adult, R39 per child/pensioner

Book: Montecasino

They will not only get to see birds but also reptiles, mammals and unusual animals. They will also love the spectacular ‘Flights of Fantasy’ bird show.

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Dino Expo

Where: Eastgate Shopping Centre

Dates: 28 June – 17 July, 10am – 4pm (closed on Mondays)

Cost: Children under 12, R100, Full price, R120

Book: The Dino Expo Website

Your toddler or child obsessed with Dinosuars? This is the perfect place to take them. They can meander through the colourful and magically lit wonderland and see the life size animals and hear their noises!

 

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Peter Pan

Where: Joburg Theatre

Dates: 6 June – 31 July 2016

Cost: R125

Book: Joburg Theatre or Webtickets

Peter Pan comes alive during this show with flying sequences and flights. A wonderful musical with Captain Hook, Pirates and Indians that kids of all ages will enjoy and a perfect introduction to theatre.

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So lots of fun activities for you and your little ones to do! Send us your ideas as well :)

04, July, 2016