5 Hidden Gems to visit in KwaZulu-Natal with children
Things to do in KZN
Battling to keep the kids entertained? KwaZulu-Natal is one of the most popular destinations to visit during the school holidays.
KwaZulu-Natal has warm and humid summers, but also the most wonderful, temperate winters – perfect for spending the day with family outdoors or indoors. There are so many things to do with kids in KZN.
1. Wet Rock Adventures
If the weather is inclement, you can entertain the kids by taking them to Wet Rock Adventures. It is an indoor heated water park in Waterfall, KwaZulu-Natal, which you can visit on those rainy or sunny days. They have a lazy river, slides, and a small café. They also offer a variety of party packages for kids birthdays. The kids will never be bored.
Find out more: www.wetrockadventures.co.za
2. La Piazza
La Piazza Restaurant is a family restaurant located in Ballito. They offer something special for everyone, from delectable dishes to their incredible Bambini Kids Entertainment area. This restaurant has an indoor and outdoor play area. Indoors, kids can climb on the jungle gym, play arcade games, watch a good movie on the big screen or even enjoy some creative sand art. Outdoors has a jungle gym and a garden giant chess set. One of the best kid-friendly restaurants on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. Parents can enjoy the best food and have peace of mind without stressing about their little ones. The kids might not want to leave!
Find out more: www.lapiazzaballito.co.za
3. Piggly Wiggly
Make a day trip with the kids to Piggly Wiggly, situated in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Kids and parents can enjoy and spend time together in the fresh country air. Offering a variety of lifestyle destination shops, more than five eating establishments, plenty of activities for kids such as candle dipping, jungle gyms, Piggy putt, zip lining, and a miniature steam train ride. A unique and different Midlands experience!
Find out more: www.pigglywiggly.com
4. The Animal Farmyard
The Animal Farmyard, located in Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal, is owned by a couple who love animals. The venue offers a wide selection of animals big and small. There is a tea garden that has light lunch options, breakfast, cakes, and beverages in a lovely setting. Children can feed and pet the animals, milk a cow, ride a pony/horse, have a tractor ride, play on the jungle gym swings and slides, and for the little older children they can go wild on the ‘Foofy’ slide.
Find out more: www.animalfarmyard.co.za
5. Sugar Rush Park
Take the entire family to enjoy a day out exploring this magical park in Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal. There is an onsite restaurant, putt-putt, a train, reptile park, laser tag, bike shop, slime & crafts, a pump track, running trails, gift shop, bike hire, jump park & a zipline. Not to mention you can also let the kids enjoy their petting zoo during a day picnic. It’s lots of fun for the whole family.
Find out more: www.sugarrush.co.za
If you are planning a Summer getaway to our exceptional province, be sure to check out some of these kid-friendly places.
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