The places to pick strawberries in Cape Town are mostly in the Stellenbosch region.
You are provided a container which you have to fill with as many as you can. Children obviously enjoy this and eat more than they add to the container.
The Farms Mooiberge and Mountain Breeze lie within a few km from each other on the R44 and both offer great picking in season.
Polkadraai Farmstall is on the Vlaeberg road between Kuils River and Stellenbosch while Helderberg farm, is situated on the Klein Helderberg Road, near Somerset West.
All the farms have farmstalls where you can buy fresh and dried fruit and various home made treats. Mooiberge also sells wine.
Children are catered for with swings and farm inplements on which they can climb and play.
The season last from November to February during the following times:
Bugz Family Playpark
Bugz Family Playpark is the largest outdoor and indoor play park in the Western Cape and is geared to entertain two to ten year olds.
Cape Town Science Centre
The aim of Cape Town Science Centre is to provide children with interactive displays and activities showing that subjects like science, mathematics and technology can be fun!
Cool Runnings toboggan track
The Cool Runnings toboggan track is made of stainless steel. A ride takes 6 minutes speeds of up to 40km/h can be reached.
Helderberg Farm, is a hive of activities for young and old - quadbiking, walking, picnics, strawberry picking, combat games, etc.
Cape Town have many centres offering horse riding lessons, outrides and various other activities.
Expect a fast, well-built track, high-quality karts, electronic timing and results printouts complimented by a fully licensed pub for fast foods and refreshments.
Ratanga Junction is situated a mere 10 minute drive from Cape Town.
Attractions include 23 rides ranging from Kids Rides to Super Thrill Rides.
At City Rock Indoor Rock Climbing Centre, kids can find their feet in a programme called "test drive" where children of 6 years and older climb under the supervision of an adult for as long as they want to.