Kids Outdoor playgrounds in Gauteng

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What better way to spend your time with your family than to be outdoors, enjoying the sun, nature and good company. That’s why we’ve put together a list of outdoor playgrounds in Gauteng to help you find the perfect place to visit where the kids can play and you can enjoy some relaxing time. Find outdoor playgrounds for day trips in Gauteng, right here on jozikids.

Pines Resort
Silverfields
Enjoy a day of swimming and sliding with your family and friends.
All ages
GOG Lifestyle Park
Outdoor adventure venue for kids & families, kids spray parks, wall climbing, giant inflatables, 3 x BMX bike trail, Restaurant
All ages
Happy Island Waterworld
South Africa's biggest water amusement park based in Muldersdrift, Gauteng.
All ages
Elfs Hill Party Venue
Fourways
A fantasy-filled beautiful childrens party venue with catering and entertainment. Open to the public on certain days.
From 1 - 10 yrs old
CrazyKidz Farmyard
Danielbrink Park ( Kensington B)
Kids Party Venue & Farmyard for Day Visits, Party Services and arts & crafts studio in Daniel Brink Park, Randburg
From 1 yr - All ages
The Herb Farm
Blue Hills
Outdoor Play Area, Educational Gardens, Holiday Programs, School Groups, Party Venue
From 6 mnths - 13 yrs old
The Fat Olive Restaurant
Lanseria
We provide an ideal family entertainment destination suitable for all occasions. A child friendly restaurant with jungle gyms, jumping castles and an animals farmyard
All ages
Riversands Farm Village
Fourways
We offer outdoor entertainment for the whole family plus a party or event venue including inspirational playground with water slide, paddling creek, live music, zip lining forest adventures, a coffee shop plus Treetop s forest adventures.
From Birth - All ages
Trees Eco Fun Park (Benoni)
Outdoor fun + a bit of education thrown in. Party venue with nature as the special guest.
From Birth - All ages
Family Fun Farm Kids Party Venue
Protea Rif
A fun-filled party-hub, farmyard adventure; braai & picnic venue for the whole family, situated on a CAMEL FARM on the outskirts of Krugersdorp. 3 venues to cater for all events and ages.
From 1 yr - All ages
Irene Country Lodge
Irene
Luxury family accommodation with kids activities, day spa, conference, wedding & functions venue, NOT a kids party venue.
All ages
Pines Resort - Chimp and Zee Rope Adventure Park
Silverfields
Rope Adventure Park with 26 exciting obstacles including 6 zip lines.
From 7 yrs - All ages
The Silver Birch Restaurant
Randpark Ridge
Child friendly, family restaurant, party & function venue with kids outdoor play area.
All ages
Hee-Haw Party Venue
Bredell
Hee-Haw Party Venue is a clean and spacious venue and picnic spots with lapas to choose from and the following activities jumping castles, waterslides, inflatable slide, quad trailer rides, zip line, scooter track, jungle gyms, trampolines and sandp
From 1 - 13 yrs old
Hyundai Mushroom Farm Park
Sandown
Park, day trips, family outings, picnics, Hyundai hot air balloon
All ages
Honeydew A-maze-ing Mazes
Honeydew
Giant Maze Puzzles Outdoor Family Fun Parties Schools Teambuilding Weekend
From 6 yrs - All ages
Hyto Tyto
Midstream
Play park and eatery. Tons of indoor and outdoor activities for 0-13-year-olds incl a train, swings, indoor maze, jungle gyms, obstable course, fountain, mud kitchen, restaurant and much more.
From 2 - 13 yrs old
Aj's in the Park
Craighall Park
Family restaurant, party venue with kids playground, wood-fired pizzas, jumping castle, childminders, a piano, big screen for live games
From 1 mnth - All ages
Kids World & Waterpark
Nasrec
Great entertainment venue for kids and families. Water based fun activities, go karts, carousels, jumping castles, live performances and much more on offer.
All ages
Safari Garden Centre
Willows / Die Wilgers
We are a family friendly restaurant with a jungle gym and enclosed play area where kids can also see marmoset monkeys, pot bellied pigs, dwarf mountain goats, rabbits and other animals. Mini tractor rides only on the weekends.
Bordeaux Bike Park
Bordeaux
Bike park for little kids, party venue
From 4 yrs - All ages
Mini Steam Trains
Florida Park
Miniature steam and diesel train rides. Situated in a big park with braai facilities, a lapa with kitchen faclities for parties and schools.
All ages
The Ski Deck
Ferndale
Enjoy all the fun of bum-boarding, slope surfing and sliding down the slope at the famous SKI DECK in Ferndale. We have a 20m slope for smaller kids and 40m for older kids.
From 3 yrs - All ages

How to use the day trips outdoor playgrounds directory?

You may search by suburb by clicking on the drop-down list above. Click on the suburb you wish to search in and see what comes up. Alternatively you may scroll down through the list of outdoor playgrounds in Gauteng. Click on the blue name of the company to get more information about what they offer as well as their contact details. Be sure to note what their days of operation are to avoid disappointment.

Water based outdoor playgrounds

Kids love being in the pool and having fun with water. You’ll find adventure parks with pools, exciting slides, obstacle courses and water sport venues offer awesome fun in the sun. For the more adventurous, there’s river rafting. You’ll find places for fishing, swimming, braaing, boating and more. For a comprehensive list of public pools in Gauteng, click here.

Cableways, trains, bikes and more

Take a short left to Harties for a breathtaking view all the way to the city. The cableway is safe, a short trip up the hill with a pizza place, jungle gyms and spectacular views. They also offer abseiling and paragliding. For little ones, mini steam trains will give them a thrill! Braai facilities and a small museum will ensure plenty to do for the day. Bike parks are great for families of bikers. Pack a picnic basket and head out, don’t forget your helmets!

Giant mazes, treetop swinging & eco parks

Get lost (or found) in Johannesburg’s only giant maze! Kids love the excitement of a life-sized maze where they can explore and roam around. Treetop zip lines offer safe yet enthralling activities for all ages. You’ll also find playgrounds and venues where kids can be kids; climbing, exploring, getting dirty and using their imaginations.

Rose gardens, parks and farmyards

We’ve listed a beautiful rose garden complete with function venue and restaurant for a romantic day out. Fields of 1000’s of roses boasting a rose shop, rose products, rose venue and rose kitchen, what more could you ask for. Then there’s a raspberry picking farm with food stalls and a play area for kids. Raspberry picking is seasonal but they’re open on certain days out of season, selling frozen berries and offering delicious food. Good old fashioned parks are still popular and always give the kids exactly what they need – fresh air and tons of fun! Farmyards have little farm animals that the kids can feed and admire.

All types of outdoor entertainment for all ages

Teenagers, kids, preschoolers and toddlers, we have an outdoor playground venue to suitable to them all. There’s not a boring moment and no need for a screen or device when there’s so much fun out there! From thrill seekers to nature lovers, you have the opportunity to visit an incredible place every weekend! Gautengers have gone out of their way to give you wonderful venues with delightful activities to rival Cape Town’s mountain and Durban’s beaches.

Outdoor playground party venues

Some of these playgrounds serve as party venues too. Parties can be booked in advance and all arrangements relating to the party can be made prior to the day of the party. Enquire about exclusive use of the venue, what the venue hire includes and what your time slot allows. Remember to arrange catering, cakes, party packs, party décor and activities clearly beforehand. For a more comprehensive list of outdoor party venues, click here.

Begin your search

If you’re on this page, then you’re probable looking for nice outdoor playgrounds for your family. Scroll down the companies listed on this page to find a place you think is interesting. You may also find other day trip venues and places of interest by clicking on the day trips tab. There are many subcategories created to make your search of places to visit in Gauteng easier so have a look through. Remember to review a place that you’ve visited, whether it was a good or bad experience, tell us what you think.

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