Fun activities for kids in KZN this school holidays

Looking for fun activities to do with your kids in KZN?

Do you wish to keep your small ones and family entertained, but have nothing planned? KwaZulu-Natal has amazing fun activities that are family-friendly.

Little girl having fun in the pool / iStock
Little girl having fun in the pool / iStock

Are you and the family looking for some things to do in KZN?

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If you are a KZN local or planning to visit the province, here are activities that the entire family can enjoy.

uShaka Marine World

uShaka Marine World is the most exciting place to visit in the city of Durban. It boasts one of the largest aquariums in the world.

uShaka Marine has so much to offer: Sea World, Wet ‘n Wild, Kids World, Sea Animal Encounters Island, Dangerous Creatures, Village Walk, Zee Rope adventure Park and the uShaka Beach. There is even a spa treatment for the young ones.

Your family is guaranteed non-stop entertainment.

Visit for more info. 

Durban Natural Science Museum

Do you have kids that are fascinated with science? Spoil them with a bit of fun mixed with education by visiting the amazing Durban Natural Science museum.

Visitors get to see a diverse collection of African birds, a variety of reptiles and amphibians in their natural habitats, a Tyrannosaurus rex (T-Rex) model and the 100-year-old near-complete Dodo skeleton.

It is the most popular museum of its kind in Southern Africa. The good news is that entrance to the museum is free.

Contact 031 311 2256 for more info. 

Durban Ice Arena

Summer is the perfect season to visit the Durban Ice Arena. You and your family can enjoy a fun day of ice skating, rock climbing, ice shows, or even get a few ice hockey lessons.

The arena is pure entertainment for the whole family and is considered one of Durban’s most iconic and historic recreational facilities.

Visit for more info. 

Galleria Ice Rink

Visit the Skating Rink at Galleria Mall for some fun and inexpensive entertainment for kids.

The Galleria Ice Rink guarantees a fun-filled day for all the movers and skaters and your kids will get to skate on real ice for less than R100.

Visit for more info.


Bouncing is great fun. Not only that, but it’s also healthy because you get to exercise when doing it. So, why not spoil your little ones with great entertainment that is also healthy?

Kids starting from 2 years old can let loose and enjoy bouncing at the Bounce in Durban.

Visit for more info.

WavePark Gateway

The WavePark has Durban’s largest waterslides and splash pad. It’s the perfect place to swim and sunbathe.

Your kids can be entertained at the Toddler’s zone or ride on super tubes. The park also has gigantic inflatables.

Visit for more info. 

Mini Town Durban

Treat your children to unlimited fun at Mini Town Durban. The place has party entertainers, theatre productions, musicals, live productions for kids and families, magicians, clowns, and face painters.

They will also get a little history lesson about the city of Durban.

Contact 031 337 7892 for more info. 

Durban Funworld

The name says it all. The Durban Funworld offers unlimited entertainment for the whole family.

There are a variety of rides for young and old, as well as a cable car, paddling pool and so much more.

It’s the perfect place to spoil your children this holiday season.

Contact 031 332 9776 for more info. 

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