Bounce Inc SA
South Africa’s first trampoline park is open and waiting for you to come and jump, dive, spin and just have fun. Catering for various skill levels, kids or all ages can enjoy it including grown up kids. They also do parties and cater for groups!
10am – 9pm (Mon – Fri)
Bounce Inc. Cnr Woodmead and Maxwell Drive, Waterfall Lifestyle Centre. (Tel) 011-517-2500
Montecasino Bird Gardens
Wander along enchanted walkways within magnificent gardens and marvel at a variety of colourful birds, mammals, reptiles and unusual animals from around the world.
8:30am -5pm (Mon-Fri), 8:30am-6pm (Weekends)
Montecasino. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways, (Tel) 011-511-1864
Gold Reef City Theme Park
Gold Reef City Theme Park has an abundance of adventures, it won’t be long before you’ll be drawn to the squeals of delight! Also the only place in Southern Africa where you can enjoy a 4D movie!
Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Ormonde. (Tel) 011-248-6800
They have so much to offer from zip lines, swing bridges and Tarzan Swings. They cater for various difficulty levels and offer a safe family friendly environment to have fun.
9am – 3pm
Within James and Ethel Gray Park, outside Melrose Arch. (Tel) 086-999-0369
Learn how to ice skate at the Northgate Ice Rink, conveniently located in Northgate Shopping Centre. Skates can be hired at the venue.
10am – 5pm (Daytime Session), 7:30pm – 10:30pm (Evening Session)
R30 Skate Hire / R65 entrance fee
An ideal space for kids to have a Birthday or just have fun skating in a safe environment. The facility boats a 1000 square metre cover roller rink with a smooth concrete floor. Skate scan be hired at the venue as well. Ages 4 and up.
9am – 9pm (Fri & Sat), 9am – 6pm (Tue – Thurs)
R60 per entry/ R25 Skate Hire
296 Main Road, Bryanston. (Tel) 083-232-9861
Ten Pin Bowling
The Magic Company Ten Pin Bowling is a new extension to the existing Magic Company entertainment store. The Bowling arena caters for all families and groups, including corporate team builds and games.
12pm-12am (Mon-Thurs), 12pm-2am (Fri), 10am-2am (Sat)
Montecasino. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways, (Tel) 011-511-0124
A well looked after go-kart facility which is perfect for birthday parties and functions. Multiple race formats and packages to choose from. From ages 9 and up.
10am (Mon – Sun)
R150 – R450
272 Samantha Street, Strijdom Park. (Tel) 011-792-2260
James Hall Museum of Transport
The James Hall Museum of Transport is a land transport museum covering various modes of transport dating back some 400 years and is the largest museum of its kind in South Africa. Get to see steam vehicles, bicycles, trains and trams.
9am -5pm (Tues-Sun)
Free – Donations welcome
James Hall Museum. Corner of Reynolds and Rosettenville Roads, Pioneer Park. (Tel) 011-435-9485
These are ancient Dolomite caves that form part of the fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind. Among the fossils found here, the most famous are the remains of early humans Mrs. Ples and Little Foot.
9am – 5pm (Daily)
R97 – R165 (Kids under 4 FREE)
Kromdraai Road, Muldersdrift. (Tel) 014-577-9000
This is one of Johannesburg’s biggest history and cultural museums housed in the old fruit and vegetable market, which dates back as far as 1913. Featuring exhibits of the discovery of Gold in Johannesburg to the era of township Jazz in Sophia Town.
Tue – Sun @ 9am – 5pm
Museum Africa. 121 Bree Street, Newtown. (Tel) 011-833-5624
The Origins Centre tells a story of how all humans began in Africa, developed tools, language, art and spirituality. The Centre contains the latest interactive multi-media equipment.
Open daily 9am – 5pm
R40 – R500
The Origin’s Centre. Yale Road, Wits University, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-717-4700
Museum of Military History
The Museum’s collection of more than 44 000 items are divided into 37 separate categories and include the official South African war art and photograph collections and is the only museum of its kind in South Africa.
9am -4:30pm (Daily)
R20 – R40
22 Erlswold Way, Randburg. (Tel) 011-646-5513