Outdoor activities and games for kids in Johannesburg


Find outdoor action activities for an outing or party in Johannesburg. Select an area above and browse the list of companies below offering outdoor activities.

Jozi X

Bryanston, Sandton

Jozi X adventure action centre with Jungle Swingz, Face Offz, tight rope, 9m high 4-sided climb...
From 5 yrs - All ages

Messy Play Kids

Observatory

Sensory play for curious babies and kids. Explore textures, colours and more. Boost imagination...
From 6 mnths - 5 yrs old

Rand Show

Nasrec

Joburg's best day out, the expo returns this April with an exhilarating offering sure to please...
All ages

The Smash Room

Linksfield

Come get rid of your frustrations, destress and break things! Great for parties, family fun or ...
From 6 yrs - All ages

Urban Airsoft

Linksfield

Action packed adrenalin pumping tactical army style shooting games & activities - the world's N...
From 10 yrs - All ages

Acrobranch

Modderfontein, Edenvale; Melrose, Centurion; Garsfontein, Pretoria East; Pretoria ...

Come discover an original outdoor activity where you go from tree to tree doing fun exercises t...
From 3 yrs - All ages

The Ski Deck

Ferndale, Randburg

Enjoy all the fun of bumboarding, slope surfing and sliding down the slope. We have a 20m bumbo...
From 3 yrs - All ages

Puzzle Park SA

Olifantsfontein, Midrand

Day trip venue, a unique attraction offering interactive fun for the whole family. 3D maze, puz...
All ages

The Slope at Cedar Square

Fourways, Sandton

The Slope is the new renovated Avalanche Venue in Fourways. A now extended 75m long ski slope o...
From 4 yrs - All ages

Kids World & Waterpark

Nasrec, Johannesburg South

Family entertainment with a waterpark, bring and braai facilities, go karts, carousels, jumpin...
All ages

MiFitness Kids Play Park

Sunninghill, Sandton

Party venue outdoor adventure park which promises to keep the little ones busy with sliding, cl...
From 2 - 10 yrs old


Visit places to go for activities to take part in and places of interest to go to with your family.


South Africans are blessed with the most amazing weather for most of the year. The possibilities are almost endless when it comes to outdoor action activities and venues you’ll be spoiled for choice with such a wide variety.

How to use the places to go outdoor action activity 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 action play venues available in Johannesburg. 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.

Fun in the sun!


Water play activity venues are always a great way to spend the day with your kids. Swimming and playing in the pool, exciting slides and water sport venues offer awesome fun in the sun. There’s even an option to go river rafting! You’ll find places for fishing, swimming, water obstacle courses and inflatables, boating and more. Click here for more water themed day trip venues.

Dare-devils in your midst?


Outdoor adventure parks are so much fun for the whole family. Not only are they entertaining but they get everyone moving! Zip lining, biking, off road quad biking, climbing walls, go-karting, archery and paintballing just to name a few. Take a picnic basket or a braai stand (enquire if braaing is allowed) and make a day of it.

Nature reserves


Surrounding yourself with nature and its beauty is sure to make you feel like you’ve had a long relaxing holiday. That’s why you’ll find a number of nature reserves listed on our site too. These offer you hiking trails, bird watching, game viewing & fresh water fishing. Pack yourselves some good snacks, plenty of liquids and some hiking gear to enjoy a beautiful day out in our attractive province. We also list monkey and elephant sanctuaries as well as a vulture conservation project not too far from Johannesburg.

Going underground


Explore caves, abseil into the dark unknown and be amazed by the beauty of wild underground formations as well as ancient caves and fossil sites. An educational and thrilling experience for young and old, guided tours make this an informative outing. Remember to wear comfortable clothing and shoes for these types of outings.

Trains, mazes, cableways and canopy tours


Kids will love taking a trip on a real working steam train that offers you a ride to various tourist venues. You’ll also find a venue with giant maze puzzles for family fun or as a school outing. Then there’s an awesome cableway trip for amazing views of Gauteng where you can enjoy a pizza while the kids play. They also offer abseiling and paragliding. Canopy tours are a must-do activity, with cable slides securely keeping you up over the Ysterhout Gorge.

All types of outdoor action entertainment


Whether you have small children or teenagers, there’s something for everyone in our directory. Outdoor action activity venues have so much to offer that there’s never a dull moment. Extreme activities to calmer outings, 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 action party venues


Some of these action venues 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. Ask whether the venue will be for exclusive use to you for the party so you know what to expect. Remember to arrange catering, cakes, party packs, party décor and activities clearly beforehand. For a more comprehensive list of outdoor action party venues, click here.

Begin your search


If you’re on this page, then you’re probable looking for cool outdoor action venues for your family. Scroll down the companies listed on this page to find a place you think is interesting. You may also find other day trip venues and places of interest by clicking on the places to go tab. There are many subcategories created to make your search of places to visit in Johannesburg easier so have a look through. Remember to review a place that you’ve visited, whether it was a good or bad experience, tell us what you think.