What better way to spend your time with your family than to be outdoors, enjoying the sun, nature and good company. That's why we've put together a list of outdoor playgrounds in Gauteng to help you find the perfect place to visit where the kids can play and you can enjoy some relaxing time. Find outdoor playgrounds for day trips in Gauteng, right here on jozikids.
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Ziplining adventure park, action park for the whole family, kids party venue, teambuilding venue, Highwire Cafe
From 5 yrs - All ages
Family entertainment with a waterpark, bring and braai facilities, go karts, carousels, jumping castles, live performances and much more on offer.
Pretoria / Tshwane
Day outing venue for extreme adventure! Abseiling, rock climbing, paint ball, archery, cross bow, air riflery, laser guns, kids parties, team building, conference venues
From 5 yrs - All ages
Gauteng's MUST-SEE tourist destination! A world-class facility offering animal interactions, guided game drives & self-drives and kiddies activities galore
Giant Maze Puzzles Outdoor Family Fun Parties Schools Teambuilding Weekend
From 6 yrs - All ages
Miniature steam and diesel train rides. Situated in a big park with braai facilities, a lapa with kitchen faclities for parties and schools.
Family restaurant, party venue with kids playground, wood-fired pizzas, jumping castle, childminders, a piano, big screen for live games
From 1 mnth - All ages
Kids Party Venue & Farmyard for Day Visits, Party Services and arts & crafts studio in Daniel Brink Park, Randburg
From 1 yr - All ages
Park, day trips, family outings, picnics, Hyundai hot air balloon
Rope Adventure Park with 26 exciting obstacles including 6 zip lines.
From 7 yrs - All ages
Pretoria / Tshwane
Waterpark and Train Theme Park with 4 swimming pools, 16 waterslides, 2 mini trains, party venues, family outings, school outings, corporate events and markets
We offer outdoor entertainment for the whole family plus a party or event venue including inspirational playground with water slide, paddling creek, live music, zip lining forest adventures, a coffee shop plus Treetop s forest adventures.
From Birth - All ages
Reptile park, kids water spray park, pool, jumping pillow, beach and playground, arts & crafts market, restaurants and more
Enjoy all the fun of bum-boarding, slope surfing and sliding down the slope at the famous SKI DECK in Ferndale. We have a 20m slope for smaller kids and 40m for older kids.
From 3 yrs - All ages
East Rand / Ekurhuleni
Hee-Haw Party Venue is a clean and spacious venue and picnic spots with lapas to choose from and the following activities jumping castles, waterslides, inflatable slide, quad trailer rides, zip line, scooter track, jungle gyms, trampolines and sandp
From 1 - 13 yrs old
A fantasy-filled beautiful childrens party venue with catering and entertainment. Open to the public on certain days.
From 1 - 10 yrs old
Enjoy a day of swimming and sliding with your family and friends.
How to use the day trips outdoor playgrounds directory?
You may search by suburb by clicking on the drop-down list above. Click on the suburb you wish to search in and see what comes up. Alternatively you may scroll down through the list of outdoor playgrounds in Gauteng. Click on the blue name of the company to get more information about what they offer as well as their contact details. Be sure to note what their days of operation are to avoid disappointment.
Water based outdoor playgrounds
Kids love being in the pool and having fun with water. You’ll find adventure parks with pools, exciting slides, obstacle courses and water sport venues offer awesome fun in the sun. For the more adventurous, there’s river rafting. You’ll find places for fishing, swimming, braaing, boating and more. For a comprehensive list of public pools in Gauteng, click here.
Cableways, trains, bikes and more
Take a short left to Harties for a breathtaking view all the way to the city. The cableway is safe, a short trip up the hill with a pizza place, jungle gyms and spectacular views. They also offer abseiling and paragliding. For little ones, mini steam trains will give them a thrill! Braai facilities and a small museum will ensure plenty to do for the day. Bike parks are great for families of bikers. Pack a picnic basket and head out, don’t forget your helmets!
Giant mazes, treetop swinging & eco parks
Get lost (or found) in Johannesburg’s only giant maze! Kids love the excitement of a life-sized maze where they can explore and roam around. Treetop zip lines offer safe yet enthralling activities for all ages. You’ll also find playgrounds and venues where kids can be kids; climbing, exploring, getting dirty and using their imaginations.
Rose gardens, parks and farmyards
We’ve listed a beautiful rose garden complete with function venue and restaurant for a romantic day out. Fields of 1000’s of roses boasting a rose shop, rose products, rose venue and rose kitchen, what more could you ask for. Then there’s a raspberry picking farm with food stalls and a play area for kids. Raspberry picking is seasonal but they’re open on certain days out of season, selling frozen berries and offering delicious food. Good old fashioned parks are still popular and always give the kids exactly what they need – fresh air and tons of fun! Farmyards have little farm animals that the kids can feed and admire.
All types of outdoor entertainment for all ages
Teenagers, kids, preschoolers and toddlers, we have an outdoor playground venue to suitable to them all. There’s not a boring moment and no need for a screen or device when there’s so much fun out there! From thrill seekers to nature lovers, you have the opportunity to visit an incredible place every weekend! Gautengers have gone out of their way to give you wonderful venues with delightful activities to rival Cape Town’s mountain and Durban’s beaches.
Outdoor playground party venues
Some of these playgrounds serve as party venues too. Parties can be booked in advance and all arrangements relating to the party can be made prior to the day of the party. Enquire about exclusive use of the venue, what the venue hire includes and what your time slot allows. Remember to arrange catering, cakes, party packs, party décor and activities clearly beforehand. For a more comprehensive list of outdoor party venues, click here
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