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Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens Roodepoort
#5 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
There's a great play area for the children, hiking trails for all levels of hiker, paved, unpaved, rugged and smooth trails.
These botanical gardens are always a pleasure to come back to - have been doing so for years with family and friends Get-togethers. the waterfall is a huge highlight, the black eagles, the walks, restaurant the ab...
Gautrain Johannesburg
#7 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
We have used the Gautrain to go to Pretoria for a family day trip to the Zoo...Sandton-Pretoria short cab ride to the Zoo - Great trip for the kids, perfect family day out
Having taken family members from USA & Australia on a Joy ride from Johannesburg to Pretoria on Gautrain, we parked our vehicle at the station and boarded Gautrain, where we experienced the best ride ever and upon...
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Monte casino bird park Sandton
#15 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Perfect for a outing with the kids, lots to do and lots to see, kids tend to love this a wide variety of birds lots to do and easily accessible from Johannesburg.
Lovely attraction, well maintained and lots to see besides the birds which are amazing, Perfect outing for the whole family and affordable too.
Lory Park Midrand
#28 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
The best part for me was how the Park is so interactive with visitors and the animals, with the option to touch or see certain animals up close was great and the kids loved the experience.
... but to my suprise, I was so well maintained , the animals literally could have been smilingat us they looked so content... so Yes please go see , you get to feel the owls, snakes with your kids, its a blast!
South African National Museum of Military History Johannesburg
#13 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Highly recommend for any WW2 buffs as well as for family visits.
You will learn fascinating details about Italian POW's in Cullinan (Edoardo Villa was one of them!) and Polish children refugees sent to South Africa for safety.
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Sci-Bono Discovery Centre Johannesburg
#34 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Awesome visit for Kids especially: Perfect Family outing
The centre is an interactive delight for young people (and adults) and hosts fabulous exhibits which children are encouraged to engage with in a tactile way.
Hazel Food Market Pretoria
#10 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
/ Maria's incredible filafels and home-made pastas / the maroccan tagines / Hollands peffertjes / lucky bread : the absolute best - 100% rye my family favourite - love my local market - so please visit - completel...
The Hazel Food Market is a great spot to take visiting family and friends as well as going there when you you need some lovely fresh meat or other ingredients for a special meal that you are going to prepare.
Pretoria National Botanical Garden Pretoria
#36 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Good variety of trees and plants, information about the trees and areas, a romantic spot or two, space for children to run... Keep your eye on the media: they often host markets, fun runs, outdoor concerts etc.
Great spot to visit!! Plenty of space for kids to run around as well as great tracks for hikers and explorers.
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Maropeng Visitor Centre Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site
#31 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Visit the museum before the caves as it provides excellent background and context Brilliant for families as there are so many interactive features.
Would recommend this experience to anyone, so informative, such helpful staff, interresting exhibits, I even enjoyed the children's learning centre - a child at almost 60, but great fun was had by all.
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Rietvlei Nature Reserve Pretoria
#32 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Always an amazing outing Great picnic area and braai facilities Family friendly Great views of animals and reserve on your way to picnic area Real gem close to home
Family friendly and great for "come togethers" Roads well maintained and staff friendly.
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Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve Krugersdorp
#37 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Very nice place to visit , your are guaranteed to see lion , tigers , pumas , rhino & lots more The cubs interaction is excellent for kids but pls go early as it gets full , a lot to see but make sure you go in a...
They say you can judge a parent by their children - well - if judging the staff by the character of the cats... well... all I can say is they are phenomenal parents!! To the team, the staff, the energy, the caring...
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The Cradle of Humankind Greater Johannesburg
#20 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Maropeng is very informative, great for the kids and teaches us a lot about our humble beginnings....
The last bit of the cave has fun little passageways that you have to crawl through -- kid pleaser for sure!!
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Statue of Nelson Mandela Pretoria
#26 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Memorable for the whole family and plenty photos were taken.
... have provided this! Local photographers will take photos for you - I paid 10 rand for one guy to take a photo making it look like my kids were holding Madiba's hands - although not perfect, its a good memento.
Horseback Africa Pretoria
#2 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Accommodations included a HUGE and thoroughly delicious grilled dinner with all the fixin's and dessert, a lovely bon fire that evening, and the company of some of the family members and staff sharing their experi...
The host family and their team made us feel very welcome and made sure we got the best personal experience.
Nelson Mandela Square Sandton
#21 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Hi Visited with my wife and two children for a weekend getaway Nelson Mandela Square offers a variety of great restaurants as well as a variety if clothing and jewelry retailers and is linked to Sandton City shopp...
There is a big Mandela statue in the central area surrounded by almost top ten restaurant and connected to shopping mall Good place for pictures Kids play at fountain in the Center There is also a theatre with nic...
Delta Park Johannesburg
#45 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Everything here is wonderfully organised: the running Park, cycling lanes, playing ground for children.... Great place to chill out!!
It gets really busy during the weekends with families and people walking dogs and mountain biking.
Gold Reef City Johannesburg
#39 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Gold Reef City is perfect for the whole family, from the fun rides for the kids, various restaurant to choose from, endless entertainment for the adults as well...a perfect getaway just a few kilometres from the c...
was here on the 10th of march , it was a great day well spent, with a new amazing ride and the kids loved the trampoline , and all of these for free since we had enough funds in our tsogo sun rewards program and w...
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Johannesburg Botanical Gardens and Emmarentia Dam Johannesburg
#47 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
A fantastic place to ride your MTB, walk your dogs, take your kids to run around or have a romantic picnic with your loved one
Well laid out very clean and tidy with families having picnics in the well maintained gardens.
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Sandton City Shopping Centre Sandton
#17 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
The best of this mall is that it joins on to Mandella Square where there are fabulous restaurants and places to sit and watch the world go by and watch the children play by the fountain..
It is a lovely place to spend time with friends & family for shopping, dining, hangout etc.
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Lesedi Cultural Village Lanseria
#27 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
From our experience we would recomend this, and children love photos of these 'tradition' places to show in school etc.
This was an excellent tour that my family enjoyed.
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National Zoological Gardens of South Africa Pretoria
#54 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
The staff very professional and helpful, the restaurant and stalls have great food and service was great, this is definitely a great family outing.
The animals are amazing they have it all if you have kids they have a whole area for them where you can interact with them I really fun day out for the whole family.
Loftus Versfeld Stadium Pretoria
#41 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Great for a family outing, great atmosphere, a must, great location, do yourself a fav and go and experience the great vibe
Bring your whole family for a awesome rugby game experience.
Irene Farm Centurion
#65 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
... times I was so satisfied and happy with my meals, attention to detail, great service, and the food is so fresh, great quality, and afterwards you can take a walk and see the cows with the kids... Love this place
Everybody is welcome here, take a stroll around the farm with the kids, plant your feet firmly in the lush green grass, sit and enjoy the vibe and the magnificent trees surrounding this family friendly spot, have...
Irene Village Mall Centurion
#43 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Also, there are events during the week and weekend (school choirs) in the center area which is great and lots of space for kids to play without getting out of site and then the little train is also very cute!
Great for families with kiddies or just a leisurely stroll around with your loved one!
FNB Stadium Johannesburg
#42 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
The banter between fans is friendly and relaxing, children are completely safe and the atmosphere is absolutely fantastic.
Took my kids to see a live concert.
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Johannesburg Zoo Johannesburg
#68 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
The Johannesburg Zoo is easily the best Johannesburg attraction, for anyone from families to singles.The zoo itself doubles as a gorgeous botanical garden, a peaceful and beautiful pace to be, I recommend a picnic...
The perfect get out venue in Johannesburg an all round entertainment area, Very popular in Johannesburg, very close to zoo lake and rosebank, lots to see and very educational, great family outdoor experience.
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Acrobranch Melrose Johannesburg
#50 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
great place to have a picnic as there are ample green lawns and tables to sit and watch the kids.it is amazing how much fun kids have here even those that are scared of heights.
Staff are excellant, Kevin deserves special mention for his patience and friendliness with the smaller kid.
Montecasino Sandton
#12 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
We have been eating in an italian restaurant with friends and family... the service was perfect, they have delicious starters, delicious wine and their steak was crazy .... Highly recommand it
Safe parking, gorgeous facilities and divine meals make for a lovely trip whether you're visiting to see a show, have dinner or just have the kids visit the bird park.
Hector Pieterson Memorial Soweto
#29 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Amazing memorial to Hector Pieterson and to all the children who died during the Soweto 1976 uprising.
I thought this was a lovely monument to the lives of children and families impacted by Apartheid.
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Ludwig's Rose Farm Pretoria
#55 of 440 things to do in Gauteng
Perfect for a quiet day trip with the kids
Enjoyable outing for the whole family.