Ultimate list of activities for kids in the Garden Route - The Mommy City

Ultimate list of activities for kids in the Garden Route

The Garden Route has something to offer everyone, especially families. I have put together the ultimate list of activities for kids in the Garden Route to date. This comprehensive list of 55 family friendly activities includes attractions for all ages, interests and budgets. The Garden Route area in this list extends from Tsitsikamma to Mossel…

Table Bay Nature Reserve

Bird Watching at Table Bay Nature Reserve

After driving down the West Coast R27 road for over 3 years and admiring the Rietvlei Wetlands from the car, we finally visited the reserve and bird hides. Part of the Table Bay Nature Reserve, the wetlands and water area offer boating, sailing, picnic and braai areas, fishing, hiking and two bird hides. There are…

Company's Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town for Tots

So you have packed your baby bag, got the snacks, sunscreen and tons of patience, and now want to know where to take your tot for the day. I’ve put together my choice of family fun activities in and around Cape Town which are suitable for younger children and make the most of the natural beauty…

Intaka Island, Cape Town, South Africa

Intaka Island at Century City

We love the outdoors and we cannot believe it has taken us so long to visit Intaka Island which is a hidden paradise so close to the city. Just 10 minutes from central Cape Town, this award-winning conservation project is tucked behind Century City and is home to 212 different indigenous plants and 120 bird species. We…

Bugz Playpark, Cape Town, South Africa

Bugz Family Playpark

We recently had our second family outing to Bugz Family Playpark in Kraaifontein, and we had the best weather before the storm clouds rolled in. We got there really early, along with all the other parents with really young kids, and spent our time playing with new friends in the freeplay areas in the sandpit,…