Family and Kids in Bloemfontein

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Bloemfontein? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Bloemfontein, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Bloemfontein.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Bloemfontein for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Cheetah Experience

    Wildlife Park

    This is a jaw-dropping experience and a must visit for animal lovers and nature enthusiasts. At the Cheetah experience, you get to interact with cheetahs, lions, leopards, wolves and meerkats, caracals and cheetah cubs. You can also join the research group or the volunteering experience if you are having an extended visit. Click the day-to-day lives of these wild cats and explore the wild in mu...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Oliewenhuis Art Museum

    Family and Kids

    The museum focusing on natural history, international stature, and cultural history was initiated in late 19th century. The museum is set in the neo-Dutch style house that served as a house for the governor general of Union of South Africa. It now houses a permanent exhibition of South African art including an outdoor sculpture working African Carousel. Local artists also exhibit their works on...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Naval Hill And Franklin Game Reserve

    Family and Kids

    To have a panoramic view of the city of roses, visit Naval hill which gets its name because of the two British naval guns standing on the hill since early 20th century. The naval hill is also a home to the Franklin game reserve which serves as the major centre of display of African wildlife. There are animals like zebra, blesbok, springbok, giraffe and eland as well as abundant bird life. The e...Read more
  4. Amazing Bloemfontein attraction for kids
    Anglo Boer War Museum

    Family and Kids

    This museum is dedicated to the historical war between British and the Boers. The museum tells the tragic tale of the war, its effect on the women, children and society in general. The museum has the exhibits the story of the war and also hosts the Women's Memorial on the same site, fronted by a sculpture by the renowned South African Anton van Wouw.
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Free State National Botanical Garden

    Garden, Botanical Garden, Bird Watching

    This garden in the city of roses is dedicated to cultivation and preservation of the local flora and fauna and of course roses. Housing over 400 species including the vibrant red-hot pokers and wild dagga plants- a local specialty, there are also specialized gardens dedicated to medicinal plants. The garden is also a home to over 140 bird species. The 50 species of reptiles are also worth looki...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Bloemfontein
    Kings Park


    The opening of this park was done by Prince of Wales- Edward VIII which gives this magnificent park its name. Built in 1906, this garden is city’s biggest garden displaying a variety of roses- the specialty of Bloemfontein. The 4000 rose bushes make it a aromatic and alluring place.
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Freshford House Museum

    Family and Kids

    This is one of the rare retained houses of the upper-middle class community in Bloemfontein and belonged to architect John Edwin Harrison. Completed in 1897, this house has an asymmetrical facade, red walls with no plasters, bay windows and a classic construction of the renaissance period. The Victorian garden around the museum is also worth a visit.
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Bagamoya Wildlife Estate

    Wildlife Park, Games

    A bewildering Lion shelter and a natural bounty where visitors can spend a quality time in the lap of nature, Bagamoya Wildlife Estate is great for a day picnic or even a cosy night-stay. Observe the daily activities of in-house lion Bongani, relish local cuisine at the restaurant, engage into game drives or relax at the chalets, Bagamoya is a must-visit. Facilities available: Self catering Cha...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    The National Museum

    Family and Kids

    Dating back to 1877, the National Museum of Bloemfontein comprised of rare findings from around the world and has now extended to the fields of natural history, cultural history and art. It includes 13 research departments offering wholesome educational programes and activities, especially for students.
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Loch Logan Waterfront

    Family and Kids

    The largest shopping centre in central South Africa, Loch Logan Waterfront is a favourite among the locals as well as the visitors. Here you have everything, from shopping and entertainment to sport and culture. Located here are more than 100 shops, 17 restaurants and coffee shops, 10 fast food outlets, movies, salons, banks, a gym and a medical centre. If you are tired shopping or walking thos...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Sa Armour Museum

    Family and Kids

    A museum initiated to preserve the history and heritage of armour of SAAC and educate the visitors with history and information through its exhibits, auditorium and library. Attractions and must-sees: An exterior display of Armoured Fighting Vehicles A vehicle hanger with several restored vehicles in running order   A National Monument with Indoor displays: An auditorium - the 2 SSB Roo...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Hertzog Square

    Family and Kids

    Dedicated to the South African general, Politician, Prime minister and national figure James Barry Munnik Hertzog, the Hertzog square is one of the prime hangouts in Bloemfontein. It is one of the landmarks of Bloemfontein. The statue stands in the middle of the sqaure landscaped with verdant grass. Major attractions like the National Musuem and the SA Armour museum are located within walkable ...Read more