School holiday activities in Cape Town – September/October 2023

The success of the Winter school holiday post I posted and the requests from so many of you to please do one for the Sep/Oct holidays has lead to this post of all the great and fun things to do for the school  holidays.

If you know off any others for me to add to the list or are a brand offering a fun holiday program, event or activity please email me so I can add you to this list.

Look out for my bumper December holiday list later this year as well.

The biggest list of holiday events in Cape Town for September/October 2023

This list has some things for everyone and I’ve categorized each group as follows:

  1. Nature
  2. Cooking
  3. Craft
  4. Sports
  5. Holiday clubs


Intaka Island 

Every holiday Intaka Island in Century city host an educational environment focused holiday program for children 7 – 12 years old.

For more details email

Creat a creature at Kirstenbosch gardens 

Join Kirstenbosch gardens for a create a creature artworkshop. Kids will enjoy a bug hunt, arts and crafts, outdoor exploration and more.



One of our favourite farms, Melkbossie, just outside of Melkbos, is hosting a holiday club for animal loving kids.

Contact Lea 0623764299

Nature @ heart

Join Nature @ heart for a holiday program that raises awareness and a sense of care for Nature.


Green kids holiday club

A fun nature club in Rondebosch for children 4 – 9 years old.


Holiday garden club

Loving this idea for a garden club by Neighbourhood farm in Fish Hoek.


Trek & Play

Are offering a full program of fun adventure hikes, sports, and activities.

For more information contact :

Safari sensory toddler workshop

The event box and The pink olive in Parklands are hosting a cute safari sensory toddler workshop.

Bookings please scan the QR code on the image 

Rain Farm private lodge & Spa

A fun adventure club hosted on Rain farm for kids 6 – 12 years old. Experience game drives, archery,  wall climbing, abseiling, paint ball, soccer, trail walks alongside learning about Nature.


Table mountain

It’s Table mountain’s Birthday month and they are running a not to miss special.

Adult return tucket R200.00 each

Child return tickets R100.00 each

Bookings on


Teeny tiny bakery

Join Teeny tiny bakery in Durbanville for a delicious holiday club for children 6 -13 years old.

Bookings 0609811446


I love Melkies in Melkbos have a great holiday milkshake special for the kids. Buy 2 and get 1 free.

Bookings in store 

Join Tablebay mall at their Cupcake Crafting Station.

Date: October 4th – October 8th
Sessions: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Where: Centre Court  Entry: R 65

Bookings at Quicket

Alice’s wonder slime

Are hosting some slime workshops at Waffle & co. in Kalk bay.

Bookings at


For the enquiting minds join Robokids for some fun robotic lessons.



Playalot are hosting October school holiday craftalot workshops to keep those little hands and minds busy.

Bookings on Quicket

Kids art holiday holiday club

Join the Avalee Artisrty and get creative with these holiday art workshops.



PNA Helderberg have you covered in creativity with some fun workshops.

Bookings instore

Mom and Daughter workshops 

West Coast mosaics are hosting mom and daughter workshops these holidays.

Bookings Karen 0741686550

Kids painting classes

Perfect for the creative kids, book a painting class at Soniart.



The little optimist

Learn to sail with the cutest little sail boat – The Little Optimist.


Cirkids Cape Town

This is a fun holiday circus school for the kids to join. Book for the full week or just for a day.


Winning ways

Join an athletics or hockey clinic with winning ways these holidays.


Head start swimming school 

Head start swim school are hosting a swimming progress boosting holiday clinic for little mermaids and merman.


Tennis clinic

Little tennis players can join the tennis clinic at Superkidz academy these holidays.

Bookings 0619557788

Sports excellence

Sports excellence will be hosting soccer and hockey clinics in Melkbos.


Rising kids 

Join Rising kids for musical movement of the body through imagination and play workshops for kids age 5 -12 years.

Bookings Karen 0840963979

The Jolly Roger

A fantastic family pirate adventure special these holidays aboard The Jolly Roger Pirate boat . Two adults and two kids can sail for only R540

Bookings on Webticket 

Tuff Nutterz

South Africa’s largest outdoor inflatable obstacle course is coming back to Westerford Imhoff Sports Grounds!

Measuring 300 metres long, this supersized inflatable maze is packed with 30 fun and challenging obstacles to complete, including huge slides, climbing walls, balance balls and more.

WHEN: 30 Sep – 8 Oct 2023 from 9.30am – 5pm daily

SESSIONS: 5 sessions per day of 90 minutes each

AGE LIMITS: All ages are welcome but children under the age of 5 require a toddler ticket and each child needs to be accompanied by an adult at all times (adult goes for free with under 5’s).


  • Tickets can be purchased at the door but each session is limited to 250 people so we suggest booking online to avoid disappointment.
  •  Spectators can remain on the premises without a ticket (there will be seating and shaded areas
  • Grip socks can be purchased on the day but you are welcome to bring your own
  • Coffee and food will be available to purchase
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to your session to allow time to check-in

Bookings at or

Holiday surf club

Atlantic surf are hosting a fun holiday surf club these holidays. All ages welcome.

Bookings 0612239551

Holiday clubs

Cape Town Science Centre

There is always something fun happening at The cape town Science centre. To find out more about their holiday program visit



Tumbling Tigerz

A fun holiday program for the little ones.

Book at

Secret Agents Academy Bible holiday club

Join St Mathews church in Tableview for a secret agents academy Bible holiday club.

Booking Adele 0829290125

Atlantic Beach kids & teens holiday club

Atlantic Beach are offering a wide diversity of activities from Crafts to reptile shows these holidays.

For more info or to book

Saldana bay hotel

If you are headed to Saldanah these holidays the Saldanah bay hotel has some fun holiday activities.



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