July holiday fun 2017
UPDATED: The school holidays are just around the corner. Check out our list of fun events to keep the kids occupied.

Wondering what to do with the kids during the upcoming July school holidays? Keep them entertained with our list of fun and educational holiday programmes in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. 

Peter Pan, The Musical

July School Holidays 2017

The magical world of Peter Pan will be on show at the Canal Walk Theatre in Cape Town from 1 July – 23 July 2017.

The classic has been adapted into a musical for young audiences, and is guaranteed to amaze. 

Tickets cost R80. 

Bookings can be made via www.computicket.com. Tickets will also be available at the venue. 

* We're giving away two sets of Family tickets to see Peter Pan at Canal Walk. Click here for details on how to win

Into the Jungle Interactive Play Zone 

July 2017 school holiday fun activities

From 30 June – 22 July Cape Town based kids can spend time in the jungle at Capegate Shopping Centre’s Into the Jungle Interactive Play Zone

A 60 square meter inflatable play area offering fun activities like 3D drawing, online games and a chance to learn about jungle animals. 

The play zone is suitable for children from 3-10 years old. 

Tickets are R60 per child. 

Entrance is free for parents accompanying their children. 

Tickets are available via Computicket, and will also be sold at the venue. 

Visit the Capegate Shopping Centre website or Facebook page for more information. 

CityROCK Junior Holiday Programs

July School Holidays 2017

CityROCK Indoor climbing is perfect for getting the kids moving on cold and rainy days, and is suitable for beginner and advanced climbers. 

Unfortunately, children under the age of 5 cannot participate. 

Course costs range from R240 to R655 per child. 

Johannesburg Holiday Programme Dates: 4-6 July 2017

Cape Town Holiday Programme Dates: 11-13 July 2017

Visit www.cityrock.co.za for more information. 

Tycho to the Moon 

The Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome

From 1 to 23 July, the Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome in Cape Town will be showing Tycho to the Moon.

The educational visual documentary promises to take your kids on an exciting adventure though the Solar system. The show features a virtual tour of the Sun, Moon and the Earth from space. 

Tickets cost R30 per child and R60 per adult. 

Visit www.iziko.org.za if you'd like to know more. 

The Wildlife Warriors Winter Holiday Club

Wildlife Warriors Winter Holiday Club

The Centre for Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) in Durban will be hosting their Wildlife Warriors Winter Holiday Club from 3 to 14 July. 

Suitable for children from 7 to 15 years, the club offers activities like abseiling, rock climbing and canoeing. 

The cost is R1500 per child per week.

To make a booking, contact Nompilo Ngcobo on 031 462 1127 or email education@crowkzn.co.za.

Smurfs Live on Stage, The Musical 

 The Smurfs Live on Stage

Everyone’s favourite little blue people will be coming to the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, from 13 to 30 July. 

Smurfs Live on Stage, The Musical will feature classic Smurf sing-along fun, life-sized mushroom-shaped houses, and vibrant backdrops. 

Tickets cost R150 per person. 

For details on bookings visit Computicket. Alternatively, you can book via the Emperors Palace Box Office on 011 928 1297/1213 or visit www.emperorspalace.com.

Disney's Cinderella Kids

Disney's Cinderella kids

The stage adaption of the Walt Disney film classic, Disney's Cinderella Kids will be running from 10 June to 23 July in Johannesburg. 

The classic tale of Cinderella, her fairy godmother and terrible step sisters will be brought to life at the Joburg Theatre. 

Tickets are R142. 

Visit www.joburgtheatre.com for details on how to book. 

The Adventures of Mr Toad

The Adventures of Mr Toad

Treat your kids to the Adventures of Mr Toad in Johannesburg at the National Children's Theatre. This musical adaption of the children’s classic, The Wind in The Willows, will run from 20 June to 23 July

Tickets cost R80 per child and R100 per adult. 

Visit www.nationalchildrenstheatre.org.za for more information. 

The Umgeni Steam Railway

Umgeni Steam Railway

KZN based kids can soak up the sights and sounds of the Valley of 1000 Hills on a steam train, courtesy of the Umgeni Steam Railway. 

Originally built in the 1880s, the railway line is one of South Africa's oldest. One of the steam trains, the Class-3BR loco, is more than 100 years old and is still in use today. 

The trip also features a craft market, food stalls and museum. 

Tickets are R170 per child and R240 per adult. 

The Umgeni Steam Railway July schedule:

July School Holidays 2017

For more details visit www.umgenisteamrailway.com

Do you know of other exciting child-friendly events happening during the July holidays? Send your event information to chatback@parent24.com and we may publish them here. 

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