Pack a picnic lunch or explore the many cafés and restaurants in the Sea Point area.
Good to know
Green Point Park can get busy, so going early will help avoid the crowds and the heat (if you go during the summer).
Going in the morning may help you avoid some crowds. But the sunset from the Sea Point Promenade is stunning.
Recommended time of the year
Winter in Cape Town can be rainy, but temperatures and weather can still be favorable for a picnic, park and a stroll. Check the weather in advance to find the best day.
Packing lunch is the economical choice. There are ice cream vendors at the park and prices are very reasonable.
About This Day
Taking a vacation to South Africa with kids? Enjoy this day of family fun in Cape Town. Begin your day at the playground at Green Point Park. Then, enjoy a picnic lunch and ice cream afterwards. Next, take a nice walk toward the Sea Point Promenade and grab an afternoon coffee at a local café. There are plenty of family activities to enjoy in this area of Cape Town.
Green Point Park offers many great things to do in Cape Town with kids. It’s a perfect outdoor space for families of all ages. There are multiple play and climbing structures, varying in age ranges from 1-6 and 6+. There is ample open space, room to run and outdoor workout equipment available. In addition, there are walking and biking paths, as well as an outdoor labyrinth. Picnic areas are also abundant.
The Sea Point Promenade is located along a 7-mile (11 km) stretch from Mouille Point to Bantry Bay. Yet another great stop for family activities in Cape Town. There are plenty of green spaces and playgrounds along the water’s edge. Plus, cafés and restaurants are plentiful. For those who enjoy art, public art is on display along the way. The promenade also has its own maze and two mini-golf courses.
DIRECTIONS This is just a short walk from Green Point Park.
TIP Bring a good stroller if you plan on seeing a lot of the promenade.