Action & Adventure

Sports, Action & Adventure in Cape Town

Do you love to go on an adventure? Then Cape Town has certainly a lot to offer for all the thrill-seeking families. With the ocean at its doorstep, its unique mountain range, the winelands and the sheer beauty, there is a myriad of adrenaline-fueled things to do in Cape Town.

When you and your kids love the action – whether it’s on the water, on land or in the air – you are in the right place: Find a list of the best action-packed things to do for an exciting and fun-filled family adventure in Cape Town.

Action & Adventure On Land

Crafters Cafe Paint and Ceramics

The Crafters’ Café / Claremont

Explore your creativity! Family-friendly crafting, workshops, and delicious food await you at The Crafters Cafe in the heart of Claremont.
Flower Cafe Coffee Tables

Flower Café / Woodstock

Celebrate beautiful flowers at the Flower Cafe. Join them for workshops, Bouquet Subscriptions, & more! A unique experience for kids & adults
SAAF Aircrafts in Hangar

South African Airforce Museum (SAAF) / Ysterplaat Airbase

Whether you’re a history buff, an aviation enthusiast, or a family looking for an educational and exciting outing, go visit the SAAF Museum.

Action & Adventure On The Water

Sea Point Pavilion Swimming Pool

Hop into the amazing salt water pools at the Sea Point Pavilion and enjoy ocean and mountain views while cooling off in summer!

The Jolly Roger Pirate Boat / Waterfront

Head out to the open sea with Jack Sparrow and his fellow pirates and experience a once-in-a-lifetime Pirate Boat Ride on the Jolly Rogers.

Seal Island Boat Trip / Hout Bay

Go onboard a glass bottom boat to drive out to quirky and cute seals on Seal Island! The trip takes approx. 45 minutes and is a lot of fun!

Action & Adventure In The Air

Cape Wheel Waterfront

The Cape Wheel / Waterfront

Enjoy panoramic views of the Mother City in the iconic Cape Wheel at the new location at the V&A Waterfront.
ballooning cape town

Hot Air Ballooning / Cape Town

Make a once-in-a-lifetime experience and book a one hour hot air balloon flight over the Cape winelands! Watch an unforgettable sunrise!
Tandem Skydive

Skydive Cape Town / Cape Farms

Tick skydiving off your bucket list and jump out of an aircraft with the most beautiful views of Cape Town. You won’t regret it!

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Ride In Tables on the lawn

Ride In Coffee Shop / Stellenbosch

This self-service coffee shop is the perfect spot to refresh on a hot day, get delicious food & let the kids enjoy the massive playground!

Battery Park / Waterfront

Let the youngsters practice new skills on their skateboards and scooters while enjoying a fabulous view of the entire city and Table Mountain

Boschendal Wine Estate / Franschhoek

At Boschendal you’ll find activities from horse riding, picnics, mountain biking and trail running to special outdoor programmes for kids.
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