The Easter season isn’t quite complete without super fun Easter egg hunts in Cape Town! Some of the city’s top venues are opening up their gardens and spaces for a range of fun events running over the long weekend from 7 to 10 April this year. Kids will love the thrill of scrambling and finding chocolate treats at these fun locations, plus, once all the eggs have been found, there are Easter activities to take up a few notches.
WILLOBRIDGE SHOPPING CENTRE
Where: Willowbridge Shopping Centre (opposite Pick n Pay), 39 Carl Cronje Dr, Tyger Valley, Cape Town
Willowbridge Shopping Centre’s Easter Egg Hunt in Tyger Valley is open to kids up to 12 years, and children under 2 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Entry tickets give kids access to the space. Spend R200 or more at any of the stores at Willowbridge Shopping Centre and hand your receipt in at the Activation which is located opposite Pick ‘n Pay. Note that one entry ticket per receipt, not one entry per R200 spent. VIP Parking Card Holders receive complimentary entry tickets. READ MORE
When: 1 to 10 April 2023 (Closed 7 April 2023) | 11am – 2pm
Cost: Spend R200 or more at any store located at Willowbridge Shopping Centre to participate. Proof of purchase is required on entry.
MOUNT NELSON HOTEL
Where: Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, 6 Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town
This Easter weekend, the expansive gardens at Mount Nelson are open for kids to go down the rabbit hole and take up a wonderful lineup of fun and unique play sessions and activities. All sessions are supervised.
Younger kids can try and find some of the many Easter egg surprises that are hidden in the garden area for take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult. READ MORE
When: From 7 to 9 April. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 1pm and 4pm
Cost: FREE access when booking the picnic, afternoon tea, or Sunday Jazz brunch experiences. See here for more details
SPIER WINE FARM
Where: Spier Wine Farm, R310, Baden Powell Dr, Lynedoch, Stellenbosch
For an Easter egg hunt that takes the excitement factor to a different level for both kids and adults, Spier’s scavenger hunt allows the little ones to roam the farm in search of a fun Easter prize. Find an Easter Bunny clue in five different locations and collect stickers along the way. Once the map is completed with all five stickers, it may be exchanged for a parcel filled with delicious Easter treats. The hunt is suitable for kids aged 3 to 12 years.
Adults can sample Spier’s award-winning wines at multiple wine tasting stations along the route. READ MORE
When: Sunday, 9 April, 9am to 12pm
Cost: R150 per child, book here
When: Benguela Cove Wine Estate, R43, Botriver Lagoon, Walker Bay, Hermanus
Get ready to explore the beautiful grounds of Benguela Cove as you follow the exciting clues on their Easter Egg trail map. Put your eggs-plorer skills to the test and discover all kinds of amazing animals that call Benguela Cove home. And, once you’ve cracked the secret code, head to the Benguela Adventure counter to claim your Easter treat.
Simply collect your trail map from the reception at Benguela Adventure before you crack on and embark on your fun-packed adventure. So, gather your kids, family and friends for an unforgettable adventure this Easter at Benguela Cove. It’s a pun and fun-filled activity that’s perfect for all ages. READ MORE
When: 1 – 10 April 2023, 10am – 5pm
Cost: R75 per child | Includes an Easter Egg Hunt Trail Map and Prize
Where: Bugz Playpark, 56 Tarentaal Rd, Joostenberg Vlakte, Cape Town
Bugz Playpark is going big for Family Day on Monday, 10 April. Their mega hunt experience offers dedicated areas for different age groups. Beyond the hunt, activities include a special appearance by the Bugz -Bunny Crew, a magician, juggler and even a roller skating bunny too making sure there’s never a dull moment. The event is weather dependent and will move indoors should it rain. Tickets are only available at the door on a first-come, first-served basis, and space is limited so early arrival is highly recommended. Find out more here.
When: Monday, 10 April 2023, 9:30am to 4pm
Cost: Kids under 3 – FREE (excludes rides but includes free playhouses, jungle gyms, treehouse, mud kitchens, soft play area, splash zone, swings, slides & the hunt and easter activities). 3 – 12yrs, R160pp (includes all rides unlimited times and the hunt & Easter activities). Adults & teenagers (13yrs+), R55pp (includes train & swing horses)
TWELVE APOSTLES HOTEL & SPA
Where: Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town
The Twelve Apostles is promising an Easter Egg Hunt that will dazzle the children’s imagination. This ocean-front hotel is set among mountains on one side and the sweeping Atlantic Ocean on the other, and is home to a gorgeous garden that will play host to the hunt. Read more here.
When: Sunday, 9 April 2023, 1pm
Cost: Complimentary access when booking the Easter Lunch experience
RHEBOKSKLOOF WINE ESTATE
Where: Noord Agter – Paarl Rd, Windmeul
Rhebokskloof Wine Estate’s popular Easter programme once again features an exciting Easter egg hunt not to be missed. Kids will relish finding chocolate treats tucked away in various parts of the vineyard.
The full-day programme features more fun activities happening on their lawns overlooking the lake including a magic show, balloon modelling, jumping castles and much more. See here for the full programme.
When: Friday, Sunday and Monday only, 11am to 4pm
Cost: Children ages 1-3 years: R80 each; Children aged 3-12 years: R150 each; Adults enter for FREE