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Looking For Things To Do During the School Holidays?

is School’s out and so begins the long Winter school holidays. As much as we love our darling dears… and we do, keeping them busy with fun things to do during the school holidays is the key to holding onto our sanity for the next four weeks.

We’ve taken the time and done the groundwork for you on the most fun you can have with your kids during the holidays (you’re welcome).

Daddy’s Deals has specials on fun kids activities and outings to keep the little ones happy during the school holidays, from virtual gaming, disco roller skating, tree-top adventures, and horse-riding to treating your little ones with playful pamper packages. Have a look at what’s on offer.

Find Things to do With Kids During the School Holidays

Cape Town

Things to do With Kids During the School Holidays in Cape Town

AJ’s Roller Rink – Melkbos 

Kids getting ready to roller skate at AJ's roller rink during School Holidays

An indoor roller skating rink is a great way to entertain the kids this holiday, especially on those wet Cape Town days.  AJ’s Roller Rink offers a neon disco-type roller rink for the whole family to enjoy. Their number one goal is to make sure visitors have the time of their lives. Kid policy: Children under the age of 14 need to be accompanied by an adult.


WildX Adventures – Melkbos

WildX Adventures group riders - school holidays adventure

If you’re looking for an outdoor fun activity to do with older kids then look no further than a quad biking experience. WildX Adventures offers fun off-road quad biking rides which have trails that twist and turn for the ultimate adventure. The quads are easy to ride, safe, and suitable for anyone over 12.

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Honingklip Horses – Botrivier 

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Swap city life for an adventure outdoors on horseback. This deal is for both kids and parents. Parents get a voucher for beer tasting at the Honingklip Brewery and kids get pony rides valued at R120. Now the whole family can join in on the fun!

Patch of Heaven Equestrian Centre – Elgin  

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There isn’t a better way to unwind and appreciate nature than by riding a horse along a beautiful trail in Elgin. This package includes a 2-person outride for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Kids policy:7 years and older must be able to ride on their own horse but can be led by a guide on a lead.


SenseVirtual – Sea Point

Virtual Reality gaming arcade experience for 1 cape town sea point

The new virtual reality gaming arcade allows you to immerse yourself in the fun and action, experiencing the games in a virtual world using the latest gaming technology. SenseVirtual is a safe child-friendly space and the whole family can join in on the fun.


Jump 4 Fun – Strand

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Trampolines are a sure-fire way of getting rid of all that excess energy, so it’s no surprise that Jump 4 Fun has made our list. With activities like an open jump area, an airbag drop zone, dodgeball, basketball slam dunk, a 9-hole indoor glow-in-the-dark golf course, and a gaming arcade the kids are spoilt for choice. Booking is required and subject to availability. Bookings must be made online through WWW.J4F.CO.ZA/BOOKINGS/

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Things to do With Kids During the School Holidays in Johannesburg

Acrobranch – Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town 

acrobranch school holiday adventure

Connect the kids to nature with a treetop adventure of climbing, zip-lining, and overcoming obstacle courses moving from tree to tree in lush, green forest. Acrobranch is a unique experience with obstacle courses fit for children and adults alike.

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Rietvlei View Country Estate – Pretoria


Enjoy the views of the countryside on horseback for 60 minutes during the School Holidays 2023 in Johannesburg. If you and your family are in Pretoria this holiday period, grab this deal today. Use the bonus vouchers to pay for a picnic or set up a photo session to save the memory of this experience.


Horse Riding Adventure in Cullinan – Pretoria

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Drive into the countryside and ride a horse to explore the charming town of Cullinan and its surroundings. Enjoy your burger and chips, which are included in this offer, because we know that having fun can make you hungry.


BlackRose Kids Spa – Johannesburg

Pamper Package for kids from BlackRose Kids Spa

Give your children a fun little pamper package that treats their hands and feet! Do you need a party idea for a child? Invite up to ten friends to a mini spa day! Imagine this: Ten friends in their spa robes, hair up, getting their nails and feet done!

Get this school holiday deal today: BlackRose Kids Spa


Tahiti Resorts – Benoni

Tahiti Resort invites you and your family to spend the day having fun. This resort has everything you need for a relaxing vacation. A large man-made beach with a swimming pool, braai area, kitchen, and bar is available. Bring your friends and family and spend the day grilling, swimming, and enjoying each other’s company.


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Things to do With Kids During the School Holidays in Durban

Zulumoon Gondolas – Durban

Zulumoon Gondolas offers gondola rides in the heart of Durban at the Point Waterfront. It’s not Venice, but it’s close. Take a 15-minute ride along the canals in the morning or afternoon. Child policy: No kids under 2 are permitted. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Sunset Ridge Farm – Camperdown, Durban

Sunset Ridge Farm School holidays Deal

Riding a horse may sound intimidating, but once you get past the first few minutes, you’ll have a blast (so much so that you might outrun the guide). Head over to Sunset Ridge farm in Camperdown for your next family adventure.


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