Get your budget friendly fun on around Cape Town. (Photo: iStock)
Having a good time with your family shouldn't cost a fortune.
That's why we've sourced 18 of the very best family experiences to do in and around this splendid city that won't break your budget or crush your spirit.
From putt putt indoors and outdoors to cruising along the Cape's shores on two wheels - there is plenty of budget friendly options for you and your family to enjoy this summer.
Whether you're into outdoor adventure, good food, science, fiction, art or going to the movies - we've got the best of Cape Town on a budget, right here:
1. Kalky’s Fish & Chips
A whole platter with 2 pieces of fish, calamari and chips costs under R90
2. Cycle on the Sea Point promenade
Try UpCycles. You pay R70 to hire the bike for one hour.
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Markets are free to enter and some offer awesome kids play areas and activities.
Experience world-class art for FREE every first Thursday of the month.
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Children pay R30 - R35 for a return trip on the funicular, adults pay R70 - R80 for a return trip
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Families of four pay R210
Get a 360 view of the Cape Town for FREE
R90 per person (runs until April / May 2019)
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Call them on 021 434 6805 for pricing and info.
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R31 per person, R16 per child and free entrance for WILD Card and TMNP My Green Card holders.
Self-guided visits are R40 per person, a visit with an ex-resident / guide costs R55 per person
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Entrance to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens are R70 for Adults, R40 for SA Students (with card), R20 for Children (6 - 17 years). Children under 6 years and BOTSOC members can enter free of charge.
R40 - R190 depending on bucket size
R42 per person (R20 of which is a deposit)
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R50 (children 3 - 15) and R60 (adults over 15) per ride
R65 per person
SA visitor R150, scholar & students R75, children under 10, free.
There is an entry fee to the studio of R40 and the total cost is dependent on the item chosen to paint, ranges from R20 - R300. Book a visit here.
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