10 places to take your family to this Easter in KZN and Gauteng

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Make Easter memorable by taking your family to these fun places.

The countdown to the Easter Weekend has begun.

If you are planning to spend the holiday in Gauteng or KwaZulu-Natal and have no plans, don’t worry. The provinces have many great entertainment places that will be fun for individuals or even families.

Let’s look at some of them:

Rietvlei Zoo Farm Easter Fest

Rietvlei Zoo Farm Easter Fest is the place to be for the entire family. Entrance is free and the entire family can enjoy Easter egg hunts, a crafter’s market, and tasty food. You can even enjoy a family braai at the picnic park for an entrance of only R35.

Easter on the Piazza

From giant inflatables and games to a kid’s creative corner and dedicated Hopper Squad, your little ones will enjoy being entertained at Easter on the Piazza at Montecasino, Fourways.

There are five exciting Easter Egg hunts, lots of Cadbury chocolate treats, and even a visit from the Easter bunny on the cards.

Entrance is free, so grab your young ones and make your way to the Piazza at Montecasino.

The Rand Show 2019

The Rand Show is one of the best Easter entertainment venues in Gauteng. For years it has offered fun for the entire family, ranging from gaming and rides to tasty food and live entertainment.

It takes place from the 19th to the 28th and tickets range from R80 to R100.

Weekend Market JHB

Enjoy the Easter Egg Hunt at the Weekend Market in Johannesburg on Saturday 20 April.

There are also super slides, carousel rides, jumping castles, rocket rides, and shows that the entire family can enjoy. Tickets are R90 for kids and R60 for adults at the gate.

Easter Fun on The Square at Silverstar

This Easter promises to be fun for the entire family at The Square at Silverstar.

Including a roller rink, game zone, a face painter, a balloon sculptor, and Easter egg hunts, your entire family will be spoiled for choice.


Rock The Duzi Easter Music Festival

Why not start the Easter celebration early by attending the Rock The Duzi Easter Music Festival which happens on Thursday, the night before Good Friday?

The festival features A-listers of Gqom, House music, and Soul, and tickets are only R150 to R200. It takes place at the Royal Showgrounds in Pietermaritzburg.

Easter Egg Hunt at uShaka

Visit uShaka Marine World this Easter weekend for Africa’s biggest Easter Egg Hunt.

Tickets can be bought at Computicket for R186 for kids and R159 for adults. Apart from the Easter Egg Hunt, your children can enjoy entrance into Wet n Wild and Sea World. They will also get to enjoy seeing uShaka Marine World’s Ocean Warrior Mascots – Delia the Dolphin, Siva the Seal, Phila the Penguin, and Raggy the Shark.

Sibaya Casino and Galleria Mall Easter Hunt

From 19 to 21 April, join Beacon Bunny and his friends around KZN as they hunt for the giant Easter eggs that the Easter Bunny has hidden. Apart from the Egg Hunt, there are also other fun activities for the entire family.

The Beacon Bunny will be at Galleria Mall on 19, 20, 21, and 22 April. He will be at Sibaya Casino on 19, 20, and 21 April.

Beacon Easter Eggsplorer & Family Day

For only R95 enjoy Durban’s greatest and most delicious Easter egg hunt at the Durban Botanical Garden. In addition to the hunt, there will be games, face painting, and a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny and his friends.

Easter Egg Hunt at The Beverly Hills

Join in the fun of finding the Golden Egg hidden in the garden at the Beverly Hills in Umhlanga Rocks on Saturday.

This event promises to be lots of fun, and the good news is that whoever finds the hidden egg wins a free Sunday lunch buffet for four people.

Image courtesy of iStock/ Usis

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