Family and Kids in Soweto

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Soweto? 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 Soweto, 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 Soweto.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Soweto for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Hector Pieterson Museum

    Family and Kids

    Take a tour into this significant museum that tells you about the fateful day of Soweto on 16th June 1976. The museum takes you on a historical journey of the youth rebellion that took place against the introduction of Afrikaans as a language of instruction during 1976. According to the history on this very day many scholars and students assembled in the school grounds to begin their rally towa...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Mandela House Museum

    Family and Kids

    Also known as Mandela Family Museum, it used to be the residence of former South African President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and his family. This little humble house has now been turned into a world-class attraction by the Soweto Heritage Trust for the visitors who are keen to learn about the historical facts and the legacy of this great personality. At present, this house museum comprises of f...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Vilakazi Street

    Family and Kids

    Visit the world famous street which used to be the only street to have the residents of two Nobel Prize winners – His Excellence Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and Desmond Tutu. It is also the spot where Hector Pieterson was shot dead that lead to the riot on 16th June, 1976. Walk down the street and at the corner you will come across the famous Mandela Family Museum. Though this street is so ...Read more
  4. Amazing Soweto attraction for kids
    Soweto Bicycle Tour

    Family and Kids

    Touring Soweto in a car sounds too cliché! Instead, hire a bicycle to explore the winding streets of the city. Take an exciting guided cycle tour around the township and get a glimpse of Soweto’s different faces. The journey will take you to the Meadowlands, historical landmarks and different communities of the city. You also get to taste authentic Soweto food like the local burger...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Orlando Towers

    Family and Kids

    This landmark is a must-visit in Soweto. During the Apartheid era, the towers were used by a coal-burning plant to produce electricity for the northern suburban region of Johannesburg. On the other hand, Soweto’s people became the sufferers as they were left to inhale the poisonous smoke emit from these towers. These towers worked till 1998 and after that it was left neglected and unused....Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Soweto
    Wandies Place

    Family and Kids

    If you haven’t come to Wandies Place, you have missed the true flavor of Soweto. A local restaurant in Dube, housed in a typical four roomed house used to be an illegal Shebeen in 1980’s. After receiving the license in 1990’s, this shabby eat out turned into the trendiest restaurant of Soweto where famous personalities like Virgin founder Richard Branson, Will Smith and Chris ...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Regina Mundi

    Family and Kids

    This largest Roman Catholic Church in South Africa is located right at the center of the city in Rockville, in the neighborhood of Moroka. It was built in 1961 but it opened its doors in 1962. This church has played a prominent role in the history of South Africa by giving shelter to anti-Apartheid groups during the revolt in 1976. Many students and scholars took shelter in this church when the...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Credo Mutwa Cultural Village

    Family and Kids

    Part of Oppenheimer Gardens, the Credo Mutwa Cultural Village is a treasured gem and a must-visit for visitors. The village is for the visitors who wish to see the insight of the African cultures and belief combined with modern ideas. This museum-cum-outdoor exhibition houses some beautifully crafted sculptures and buildings that depict the art, culture, architecture and folklore of Africa. The...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Oppenheimer Gardens

    Garden

    Located right in the middle of the city, this beautiful park offers a fascinating and relaxed ambience to enjoy some ‘self’ time. Covering several hectares of land along with Credo Mutwa Cultural village and Oppenheimer tower, this beautiful park has many indigenous plants and trees that are used by traditional herbalists to make medicines. For instance, umphafi is used to fetch the...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Kliptown

    Family and Kids

    Kliptown is the ancient most housing district of Soweto. You will like to visit the museum in the central square area. You will enjoy the rocky stream that passes through the town. The ancient architectural works are marvelous and will drag your interest. You can also go inside the center of the square to observe many principles of the deed engraved in bronze tablets. Beautifying the square the...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Orlando Power Station, Cooling Towers

    Family and Kids

    If you like thrilling activities and like to be active to explore the real flavor of adrenaline rush, then plan a stop at Orlando Power Station, Cooling Towers. This decommissioned power station is now a destination for adrenaline rush for a lot of tourists. The two cooling towers are used for billboard advertising, but more interestingly, for bungee and BASE jumping from a platform that conne...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Snake Park

    Park

    The Snake Park is one of the most interesting places to date, and to hang out. The park is beautified with colorful flowering plants. The place is quite clean and tidy to hang out with your friends and family members. With wonderful walking lanes, beautifully decorated gardens, fine food and plenty of space, this place is one of the finest places to spend time. Amusement for the children is gua...Read more