Accommodation for families: travelling with kids in Cape Town

Cape Town Family Friendly

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Cape Town and the Western CapeFamily / Child Friendly Accommodation

Find child-friendly establishments catering for families travelling with kids in Cape Town and the Western Cape. These child friendly establishments include family hotels, guest houses, bed & breakfasts, holiday apartments, suites, cottages and holiday homes.

The establishments below accept children of all ages (from babies and toddlers to teenagers). If none of these establishments take your fancy, please adjust the filter to show results for the specific age group(s) required.

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Hotel in Franschhoek

Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

Franschhoek Boutique Hotel at the base of the Franschhoek mountains is an eclectic mix of old world sophistication and ... [cont.]

UnderHill Farm

Self Catering in Grabouw

UnderHill Farm

UnderHill Farm is a private olive farm, close to Cape Town, yet completely secluded, away from public roads and bordered ... [cont.]

The Academia

in Lansdowne

The Academia

Inspirational, convenient and professional, The Academia is a multi-purpose conference and event venue in Cape Town. We ... [cont.]

Onze Rust Guesthouse

Guest House in Stellenbosch

Onze Rust Guesthouse

Onze Rust Guesthouse is situated a few minute’s drive out of Stellenbosch. There are two guesthouses on the property, ... [cont.]

Somerset Lodge Montagu

B&B in Montagu

Somerset Lodge Montagu

Somerset Lodge offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation set in a English country garden against a backdrop of magnificent ... [cont.]

Lawhill Luxury Apartments

Self Catering in V&A Waterfront

Lawhill Luxury Apartments

Regardless of your reason for visiting Cape Town, Lawhill Luxury Apartments is the perfect place to stay, located in the ... [cont.]

Rockwell 305

Self Catering in De Waterkant

Rockwell 305

Rockwell 305 is a stylish two bedroom apartment found on the 3rd floor of the Rockwell building in the vibey area of De ... [cont.]

Southern Light Country House

B&B in Constantia

Southern Light Country House

A stylishly modern guest house offering you a home away from home in the lush surrounds of Constantia, Cape Town. Luxury ... [cont.]

Maitland Meander

Guest House in George

Maitland Meander

Maitland Meander is situated on a large property in the lush, leafy suburb of Blanco on the outskirts of George. All ... [cont.]

Rockefellers

Self Catering in De Waterkant

Rockefellers

Rockefellers is a two bedroom apartment found on the 1st floor of the Rockwell building in the popular area of De ... [cont.]

Harbour View

Guest House in Gordons Bay

Harbour View

Experience the most incredible sunsets from your private balcony when staying at Harbour View. The Lodge offers five ... [cont.]

Mouille Point Village

Self Catering in Mouille Point

Mouille Point Village

Mouille Point Village is situated close to the V&A Waterfront and is in walking distance to the stadium and well ... [cont.]

De Linden Boutique Guest House

Guest House in Paternoster

De Linden Boutique Guest House

De Linden Boutique Guest House is well positioned within close proximity to the beach Characterised by its elegance, ... [cont.]

Jocelyn on Bantry Bay

Self Catering in Bantry Bay

Jocelyn on Bantry Bay

Jocelyn on Bantry Bay is an outstanding two bedroom apartment in Jocelyn Court offering fabulous sea views. This ... [cont.]

Saffier Estate

in Paarl

Saffier Estate

Saffier’s breathtaking views, elegant estate and manicured gardens are perfect for your wedding. The in-house team will ... [cont.]

Cape Town Family FriendlySuburbs/Towns by Region

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Cape Town - Atlantic Seaboard {view all Atlantic Seaboard}

Bakoven (5), Bantry Bay (9), Camps Bay (51), Cape Point (1), Clifton (8), Fresnaye (5), Granger Bay (5), Green Point (35), Hout Bay (45), Kommetjie (6), Llandudno (7), Misty Cliffs (2), Mouille Point (7), Noordhoek (17), Oudekraal (1), Scarborough (6), Sea Point (27), Three Anchor Bay (7), V&A Waterfront (13)

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Cape Town - City Bowl {view all City Bowl}

Bo Kaap (4), Cape Town Central (80), De Waterkant (44), Devils Peak (2), Foreshore (4), Gardens (17), Higgovale (3), Highlands Estate (1), Kloof Nek (1), Oranjezicht (16), Roggebaai (5), Tamboerskloof (7), University Estate (1), V&A Waterfront (13), Vredehoek (7), Walmer Estate (1), Woodstock (1), Zonnebloem (4)

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Cape Town - Southern Suburbs {view all Southern Suburbs}

Athlone (1), Claremont (10), Constantia Valley (see below), Harfield Village (2), Kenilworth (4), Lansdowne (1), Newlands (12), Observatory (4), Ottery (1), Pinelands (11), Rondebosch (10), Rosebank (2), Wynberg (1)

Constantia Valley {view all Constantia Valley}

Bergvliet (2), Bishopscourt (2), Constantia (28), Tokai (8), Wynberg (1)

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Cape Town - Blaauwberg {view all Blaauwberg}

Atlantic Beach Estate (2), Big Bay (24), Bloubergrant (8), Bloubergstrand (75), Century City (24), Edgemead (1), Melkbosstrand (12), Milnerton (23), Parklands (1), Sunset Beach (9), Table View (14), West Beach (7)

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Cape Town - Cape Town North {view all Cape Town North}

Bellville (20), Brackenfell (1), Cape Town International Airport (1), Durbanville (24), Edgemead (1), Gugulethu (1), Joostenberg Vlakte (1), Kuils River (5), Loevenstein (2), Matroosfontein (1), Panorama (4), Parow (6), Plattekloof (2), Tygervalley (5), Welgemoed (5)

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Cape Town - False Bay {view all False Bay}

Castle Rock (1), Clovelly (1), Fish Hoek (11), Glencairn (2), Kalk Bay (7), Lakeside (2), Muizenberg (16), Simons Town (30), St James (5)

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Cape Town - Cape Helderberg {view all Cape Helderberg}

Gordons Bay (19), Sir Lowrys Pass (3), Somerset West (33), Strand (18)

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Cape Town - Cape Flats {view all Cape Flats}

Athlone (1), Gugulethu (1), Khayelitsha (1), Kuils River (5), Matroosfontein (1)

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Cape West Coast {view all Cape West Coast}

Britannia Bay (2), Darling (6), Doringbaai (1), Dwarskersbos (1), Elands Bay (1), Grotto Bay (1), Hopefield (1), Jacobsbaai (4), Laaiplek (2), Lamberts Bay (5), Langebaan (47), Nuwerus (1), Paternoster (51), Philadelphia (1), Port Owen (2), Saldanha (9), Shelley Point (2), St Helena Bay (6), Strandfontein (5), Vanrhynsdorp (2), Velddrif (6), Vredenburg (2), Vredendal (2), Yzerfontein (10)

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Olifants River Valley {view all Olifants River Valley}

Cederberg (see below), Klawer (1), Strandfontein (5), Vanrhynsdorp (2), Vredendal (2)

Cederberg {view all Cederberg}

Biedouw Valley (1), Citrusdal (15), Clanwilliam (14), Wuppertal (1)

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Swartland {view all Swartland}

Hermon (4), Malmesbury (1), Piketberg (1), Porterville (5), Riebeek Kasteel (8), Riebeek West (5)

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Breede River Valley {view all Breede River Valley}

Ashton (4), Bainskloof (5), Bonnievale (5), Breeriver (1), Ceres (8), McGregor (7), Montagu (14), Prince Alfred Hamlet (1), Rawsonville (3), Robertson (17), Tulbagh (20), Wolseley (7), Worcester (23)

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Cape Winelands {view all Cape Winelands}

Franschhoek (42), Groot Drakenstein (2), Klapmuts (1), Paarl (29), Pniel (2), Simondium (2), Stellenbosch (69), Tulbagh (20), Wellington (15)

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Cape Overberg {view all Cape Overberg}

Arabella Estate (1), Baardskeerdersbos (1), Barrydale (7), Bettys Bay (7), Botrivier (3), Caledon (5), Cape Agulhas (see below), De Hoop (1), De Kelders (6), Elgin (5), Gansbaai (13), Grabouw (4), Greyton (9), Heidelberg (3), Hermanus (66), Kleinbaai (4), Kleinmond (8), Onrus (5), Pearly Beach (2), Pringle Bay (9), Riviersonderend (1), Rooi Els (1), Sandbaai (6), Stanford (14), Suiderstrand (2), Swellendam (21), Vermont (3), Villiersdorp (1), Witsand (6)

Cape Agulhas {view all Cape Agulhas}

Arniston (7), Baardskeerdersbos (1), Bredasdorp (1), Elim (2), L'Agulhas (4), Malgas (1), Napier (6), Struisbaai (5), Suiderstrand (2)

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Karoo {view all Karoo}

Barrydale (7), Beaufort West (21), Calitzdorp (7), De Rust (8), Herold (1), Klaarstroom (3), Ladismith (8), Laingsburg (3), Matjiesfontein (1), Oudtshoorn (36), Prince Albert (14), Sanbona (1), Touws River (3), Uniondale (1), Van Wyksdorp (1)

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Cape Whale Coast {view all Cape Whale Coast}

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Route 62 {view all Route 62}

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Garden Route {view all Garden Route}

Kids in Cape Town

The Western Cape province of South Africa, with Cape Town as its capital, is no stranger to travellers with families. When it comes to entertaining the kids in Cape Town, one is spoilt for choice. The mother city alone holds a host of activities, both in and outdoors, like the Two Oceans Aquarium (with a wonderful child-friendly restaurant) at the V&A Waterfront, the Cape Peninsula National Park, the Planetarium at the South African Museum (great for older kids too), and the MTN ScienCentre and Ratanga Junction at Canal Walk. [cont.]

Countless child-friendly beaches offer hours of sand play, surfing, body surfing and swimming; flea markets abound, and certain restaurants and coffee shops, like the Noordhoek Farm Stall and the Barnyard in Tokai, cater specially for children by providing play areas and children's menus. Further afield, options include (but are not limited to) strawberry picking, in season, at farms like Mooiberge and Mountain Breeze between Stellenbosch and Somerset West; the Cango Caves are a huge attraction near Oudtshoorn, and botanical gardens, like the Harold Porter Gardens in Bettys Bay, provide wonderful picnic spots for lazy afternoons.

The West Coast National Park is an easy day trip from Cape Town and well worth it during the flower season. Other reserves that make wonderful family outings include the Bontebok National Park and the De Hoop Nature Reserve amongst others.

With regions like the Cape Winelands, the Breede River Valley, the Cape Overberg, the Whale Route and the West Coast; and some incredible towns like Stellenbosch, Swellendam and Hermanus, the Western Cape cannot fail to entice families with children of all ages to explore its boundaries.

Additional Reading

For more ideas on what to do with kids in Cape Town see
101 Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town
Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town
Popular Cape Town Family-friendly Restaurants

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