Fun kids’ activities over the school holidays (and beyond!)

Fantasy Skate

Want to experience ‘ice’ skating for the first time? Come have fun and glide with us at Fantasy Skate, an outdoor synthetic ice rink now located on the Pierhead Wharf at the V&A Waterfront. Developed by skate professionals in Canada and operated by Cape Town locals, this rink is the real deal! A fun, whole family, outdoors skating experience using real ice skates. Not suitable for children under the age of four years. Proceeds go to the Rotary Charity.

Date: 30 June to 31 October 2017

Time: 11h00 – 18h00 weekdays & 10h00 – 19h00 weekends

Venue: On the Wharf, Pierhead Deck (west of the Clock Tower swing bridge)

Cost: R30 per person, for a 20-minute slot

Tickets: Onsite only

Contact the V&A Info Centre on or 021 408 7600 for more information.

Pump Track

Pump Track is the result of many years of design experience in the bike structure and infrastructure field. They are safe and great fun to ride to those of all rider skill levels and are suitable for any size bicycle from: balance-bikes without pedals, to kids’ bikes and BMX, to full size mountain bikes. They are also great fun on “small wheel” sports equipment such as skateboards, inline skates and scooters.

Dates: Saturday, 1 to Sunday, 23 July

Times: 10h30 – 17h00

Venue: Clock Tower Deck

Cost: R75

Tickets: Tickets available at door

Contact the V&A Info Centre on or 021 408 7600 for more information.

PLAY-DOH Kitchen Creations Junior Chef Competition

Calling all budding master chefs – the PLAY-DOH Kitchen Creations Junior Chef Competition is at the V&A Waterfront for the school holidays to put young ones’ creativity to the test! Sponsored by Hamleys and free to attend, the competition will run from 10am to 6pm, from Tuesday, 18 to Monday, 24 July at the Centre Court in the Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, and will include a Master Chef–style ‘cook-off’. Children will compete to make the best kitchen creations using PLAY-DOH, all for the coveted prize of a Kitchen Creations set.

Date: Tuesday, 18 to Monday, 24 July 2017

Time: 10h00 to 18h00 daily

Venue: Centre Court, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre

Cost: Free

Contact the V&A Info Centre on or 021 408 7600 for more information.

Kids Studio: From Farm to Family!

Kids Studio: From Farm to Family is an interactive learning experience for young children, designed by Studio-H to teach children more about healthy, balanced eating and where the food we consume comes from. ‘Farm to Family’ is a five-part journey, based on five pillars: (1) Discover, (2) Learn, (3) Grow, (4) Taste, and (5) Share. Each step will have a specific learning area and activity attached to it, ranging from choosing food stuffs based on the different food groups, to tracing the food journey and making a ‘face mask’ of different foods.

Dates: Tuesday, 4 to Monday, 17 July

Times: Daily sessions: 11h30 – 13h30/ 14h30 – 16h00/ 16h30 – 18h00

Venue: H&M Centre Court, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre

Cost: R30 per child; R50 for two children

Tickets: Tickets available at door

Contact or 021 417 1162 for more information.


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