Fun things to do in Cape Town for under R50!!

Posted by Michelle on Wed November 15, 2017 in Summer in Cape Town.

Cape Town has so many fun things to do. You can explore Cape Town with friends and family without spending a fortune. Here is our Top 10:)

Be inspired - Vistit the Zeitz Museum

Visit Cape Towns newest edition -  the largest art museum in africa - The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa

  • Wednesdays:
  • Free entry for African citizens every Wednesday, between 10 am – 1 pm.
  • Museum Night:
    Free entry between 5 pm – 10 pm on Museum Night. Last entry 9:30 pm


Braai at Oudekraal

Oudekraal has over 40 braai areas, so be sure to bring your own grid. Get there early, as Oudekraal is very popular. Call 021 438 9555 for more information.



Cost between:  R30 - R50

SANCCOB is a non-profit organisation that aims to preserve and conserve seabirds and other sea life. SANCCOB offers a  behind-the-scenes tour of the facility.


Visit Rhodes Cottage

Cecil John Rhodes is well-known world-wide.  He was a South African politician and mining magnate in Southern Africa in the late-1800s.  He contributed to shaping both South Africa and Zimbabwe’s political landscape. Once his residence, you can visit the cottage in Muizenberg that is now a museum.

Rhodes Cottage 246 Main Road Muizenberg › Places › Cape Town, Western Cape › History Museum


 Take a Waterfront Harbour Cruise

Take a cruise around Cape Towns Harbour from the V&A Waterfront,  Learn about Cape Towns nauticaul history and see the city from a different view.

Cost:  R50 per person (R45 if you book online) and R30 for kids


Visit the Urban Park Green Point

The Green Point Urban Park is a fantastic, family-friendly place for a picnic, walk, run or unwind. Your kids will love the outdoor gym, a play park, adventure park and outdoor labyrinth. There is a variety of plant species which you can also learn about while walking around the park . Access to the park is via Bill Peters drive, Bay Road or Helen Suzman Boulevard.

Cost:  Free


Scratch around at The Scratch Patch

This is a favorite for kids.  They and you can have loads of fun scratching for treasures (tumble polished gem stones).

You can purchase a small plastic bag of treasures from R17


Take your kids for a ride on a Camel at Imhoff Farm - Noordhoek

At Imhoff Farm there are many activities to choose from but the one that stands out the most is the Camel Ride.  Imhoff farm is the only place in Cape Town where you have the opportunity to ride a camel. Your children will love this experience.

Short roundabout camel rides are R50 per child (under 12)


Muizenberg Moonlight Meander

The Muizenberg Moonlight Meander happens on the Saturday closest to the full moon and brings together family, friends and loved ones for a leisurely stroll along the beach by moonlight.

Join the Muizenberg Moonlight Meander on Saturday 02nd December 2017 at 18h00 in front of Knead Bakery, Surfers Corner - the walk starts at 18h15, for 1 hour!

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The Blue Train Park - Moullie Point


The Blue Train Park has been in operation for more than 55 years. The park with its miniature blue train captures the youthful fantasies of both young and old.

Besides the famous Mini Blue Train, the park also has a 130m2 Outdoor Ice-Rink (the first in South Africa), a 30m zip line(foofy-slide), dirt bike track, cement pushbike track, 2x 8m long slide, see-saws, Climbing Rock, two Jungle gyms, a Dreamweavers Obstacle course, basket ball net, astro turf soccer pitch and a bunch of other wonderful play features. 3500m2 of outdoor seafront front play area – the kids will not be disappointed! There is also a small kiosk offering a selection of ice creams, chips, cold drinks, sweets & other treats.

Cost: General Park access is R25/person ( which includes 1 Free Train Ride).