Five things to do in KZN on a chilly day

Five things to do in KZN on a chilly day

Don't let the winter blues get the best of a fun day out in KZN...

Cold weather in KZN
Cold weather in KZN/ canva

As the temperatures drop and winter settles into the East Coast, there's no need to hibernate indoors. 

Embrace the chilly weather with these five exciting family activities that promise warmth, fun, and memorable experiences across this beautiful province.

Read More: Things To Do In KZN

We have you covered with some of the ultimate suggestions for a family day out in the 031. Note: make sure to dress warm. Layers go a long way! 

1. Explore KZN's museums

The perfect activity for families wanting to engage in hands-on activities that are both educational and entertaining. From exploring exhibits on physics and chemistry to participating in science experiments, your kids will be fascinated while staying cozy indoors. Plus, some of these museums are free of charge! 

Durban Natural Science Museum
Durban Natural Science Museum/ supplied
2. The famous Midlands Meander

Escape the city and explore the stunning countryside of the KZN Midlands. Take a scenic drive through picturesque landscapes filled with lush forests and quaint villages. Stop by the variety of cozy cafes or farm stalls along the way to enjoy hot beverages and local treats, making it a relaxing and refreshing family outing.

Read More: Candle dipping sessions available in Midlands, KZN

3. Get your paint on 

This is your sign to try out a painting session. With so many spots to do a paint and sip, it's a no-brainer to escape the cold. 

Read More: Create Ceramics now open in uMhlanga village

4. Take a Steam Train Ride with Umgeni Steam Railway

Experience the nostalgia of a train trip with Umgeni Steam Railway. Departing from Kloof Station, these scenic journeys wind through picturesque landscapes of the Valley of a Thousand Hills. The warmth of the steam engines combined with breathtaking views makes it a memorable outing for all ages.

Read More: Umgeni Steam Railway Train Trips back in KZN

Umgeni Steam train
Umgeni Steam train/Facebook/@umgenisteam

Last but not least,

5. Pub grub with the family 

Indulge in some hearty pub grub at family-friendly establishments across the province. Whether you're in Durban, the Midlands, or along the coast, there are some fantastic spots where you can enjoy delicious food, warm ambiance, and quality time together.

Read More: Pie Wars: Five pub pie spots in KZN

Pub pie
Pub pie/ canva

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