Family and Kids in Port Elizabeth

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Port Elizabeth? 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 Port Elizabeth, 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 Port Elizabeth.
Plan a marvelous family trip at the budget you are looking without missing the fun!

Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Port Elizabeth for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    The Boardwalk Casino And Entertainment World

    Amusement Park

    Enter this place and introduce yourself to unbeatable entertainment. This casino features 781 modern slots, 23 American Roulette, Blackjack and Poker tables. Try your hand at lady luck, eat at one of the variety restaurants, have a casual coffee in classy coffee shops or go shopping! Kids can have fun time with the activities offered by the magic company. There is a cinema theatre and a grand a...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Kragga Kamma Game Park

    Park, Wildlife Park, Bird Watching

    This exclusive coastal forest comprising of various species of animals like White Rhino, Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra, Nyala, Bontebok, Lechwe is a liberal environment where animals roam freely in unrestricted surrounding. Various unique species of birds are also nurtured in the birding park. This makes it alluring for nature lovers who can roam around in the observation rides and catch a g...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids

    Family and Kids

    A restaurants serving delectable range of sushi and eastern cuisine! Norwegian Salmon, Australian Eel, Soft Shell Crab, Peruvian Scallops and Alaskan Snow Crab are some chef’s recommendations. Also worth trying are the Fushin Style Tempura and Asian Tapas. Traditional Kobe Japanese style cooking is the signature of this restuarant.
  4. Amazing Port Elizabeth attraction for kids
    Sea View Predator Park

    Park, Wildlife Park, Picnic Spot

    Also famed as Sea view Lion Park, this place offers an unusual opportunity to feeding the little cubs. This park displays great day-to day activities of lions in an environment they are comfortable with. Get on a ride and be friends with little lions or mama lions. Great for nature lovers! You can also pack your lunch and make a picnic out of your day at the park!
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Raggy Charters

    Water Sport

    For those fascinated by the wild, beware, you are soon to have an exhilarating experience. Raggy charters offer great tours and cruises to admire birds, whales and dolphins. Try any of the wonderful cruises and have an experience to remember!
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Port Elizabeth
    Shamwari Game Reserve

    Wildlife Park, Wildlife Safari

    Voted as world’s leading safari and game reserve, needless to say, this is any nature lover’s dream come true. With great range of activities like game drives, bird viewing, field guide training and a cozy centre to provide relaxation after the tiring day-out in the wild, Shamwari game reserve has some classy resorts offering star treatment on your stay!
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

    Family and Kids

    A mind blowing scenic coastal stadium built for FIFA world cup 2010 with 46000-seater capacity is something you shouldn’t miss on your trip to Port Elizabeth. Catch rugby or soccer match if a fan, if not, just marvels the construction or attend of the concerts happening in the old Prince Alfred Park inside the stadium. The grand venue also hosts receptions, conferences and weddings.
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    South African Marine Rehabilitation And Education Centre

    Observatory, Educational Site

    This is the new marine bird rehabilitation and education centre through sight, sound and touch. The visitors can observe the rescued animals like the endangered African Penguin at the centre. The centre strives for environmental conservation. 
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Cape Recife Nature Reserve


    The Cape Recife Nature Reserve is spread over 366 hectares and offers a 9 kilometre walking trail through which you can explore the entire reserve. Unspoilt beaches, natural dune vegetations, rocky outcrops and a lighthouse, are some of the best features of the natural reserve. An old military observation post and a bird hide are also considered as the best bird watching venues around Port Eliz...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Van Stadens Nature Reserve

    Picnic Spot

    Van Stadens wild flower reserve is a 500 hectare floral wonderland located at a distance of 35 kilometres from Port Elizabeth. The topology of the reserve is unique, with southern wooded slopes, large plateau and river banks make it an alluring sight. The vegetation and indigenous flora attract visitors every year. Activities like mountain biking, cycling and hiking are carried out in the reser...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    South End Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Museum reflects the bygone era of the South end prior to the implementation of group area act which led to its abolishment in 1950. The museum depicts the memorabilia of the bustling suburb.
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    South African Air Force Museum

    Family and Kids

    This museum boasts nine aircrafts including helicopters, a supersonic jet fighter, Harvard trainers and the oldest surviving jet fighter of South Africa. There is also a display of aircraft memorabilia with a collection of models and pictures in the main exhibition hall. The WW II hanger is also being restored and can be observed at the museum. The Flight Simulator dedicated to SAAF Buccaneer 4...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Fort Frederick

    Family and Kids

    Visit this historic place of interest in Port Elizabeth, and spend a wonderful day with your family. Fort Frederick was built in the year 1799, to restrict French forces from capturing the Cape Colony during Napoleon war. The fort also played a great part in establishing British rule in African continent, during the Battle of Blaauwberg. On your visit, you will get to learn many other historic ...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Start Of Sacramento Trail

    Family and Kids

    If you love adventure and hiking, then Start of Sacramento Trail is ideal for you. It is a popular coastal walk through Sardinia Bay and can be accessed by road too. Tourists from all over the world visit this place for its breathtaking surroundings. You will come across some of the most beautiful landscapes and seascapes on your way, while walking on this trail. The trail also offers a great s...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Baakens Valley Image

    Family and Kids

    As the Beakens River meanders by, the Baakens Valley sprawling along the course offers an array of biking and hiking trails to explore the rich biodiversity. This urban river valley can be best explored by covering the Lower Guinea-Fowl Trail that follows the Beakens River by favouring rich vegetation namely Eastern Cape Fynbos, Rust Fungus, and Long-leaved Acacia. The Baakens Valley is home to...Read more