Top 10 kids activities in Johannesburg

Need to keep the kids entertained? First Car Rental has put together a list of fun and exciting kid's activities in Johannesburg.

  • S.W.A.T Laser Tag

    1. S.W.A.T Laser Tag

    Playing cops and robbers never gets old and the S.W.A.T Laser Tag centre is just the place where kids can have fun in a secure environment. Laser tag is suitable for children aged 7 and older and adults can join in the fun too! There are centres in Sandton, Pretoria and Germiston.

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  • Fun Company

    2. Fun Company

    For kids that love action-packed outings, The Fun Company at Menlyn Shopping Centre gives them just what they need. There's bumper cars, Ten Pin bowling, a 4D theatre, and arcade games where kids can shoot, hit, ride and jump their way to high scores.

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  • Monte Casino Bird Garden

    3. Monte Casino Bird Garden

    The Monte Casino Bird Garden is a great place for families with young children to enjoy a fun day out. Kids can feed the beautiful and tame Rainbow Lorikeets and watch the Macaws and Cockatoos roam freely in the Parrot Gallery. The Bird Garden also conducts educational and entertaining bird shows throughout the week.

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  • Traffic land

    4. Traffic land

    Kid's Traffic-land in Balfour Park offers a unique way for kids to learn traffic rules and have some fun while at it. Guides dress as police officers to teach road rules as kids drive around in their battery-operated cars. For kids aged 9 and above, Xtreme Indoor Go-karting is where they can break the speed limits, safely of course!

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  • Wild Cave Adventures

    5. Wild Cave Adventures

    For kids who are into ‘Batman' or even the ‘Twilight Zone', the Wild Cave Adventures at the Cradle of Human Kind can be an unforgettable experience. The 1.5-hour guided excursion through the 4 400sqm cave will leave kids and teens completely amazed.

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  • Jozi X

    6. Jozi X

    Located in Bryanston, Jozi X is designed to give everyone aged 5 to 75 an adrenaline rush like never before. The activities at the adventure centre include mountain boarding, slacklining, jungle swings and trapeze, and the aw Face Offz where you try to knock your friend off a 4m high beam!

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  • Johannesburg Zoo

    7. Johannesburg Zoo

    Suitable for children of all ages, the Johannesburg Zoo gives kids the chance to admire 320 over species of animals. The Zoo houses everything from the Big 5 to record holding animals like the Fennec Fox – the smallest canid; and the Andean Condor – the largest predatory bird.

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  • Acrobranch

    8. Acrobranch

    It's fast, it's fun, and it's the perfect adventure for the whole family. Acrobranch is an adventure through the treetops with zip lines, swing bridges and Tarzan swings. There are obstacle courses for adults, teenagers and kids. Children from 3 years and above can swing from the trees, balance in the air and just go bananas!

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  • A-Maize-ing Mazes

    9. A-Maize-ing Mazes

    The Honeydew A-Maize-ing Mazes has been around for over a decade which is testament to their popularity. People entering the maze have to use their powers of navigation (or just plain guessing) to find their way out. The main attractions are the Elemental maze constructed from reeds (open from June to December) and the Maize Maze (open from February to June.)

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  • Gold Reef City Theme Park

    10. Gold Reef City Theme Park

    The world famous, yet uniquely South African Gold Reef City Theme Park has got something for everyone. The park is known for its thrilling rides where you are propelled at frightening speeds! Adrenaline junkies are sure to find what they're looking for. The park also has an animal petting zoo, a 4D theatre, and a Putt-Putt course.

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So book a car with First Car Rental and take the kids on an exciting day out! We have branches located across Johannesburg for convenient car rental.

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