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Kids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag
Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500
There’s no better way to win favour with your boisterous little one than by throwing them the sort of exhilarating birthday bash that every other kid in town will be talking about for months, even years, to come. And now thanks to Battlefield Live SA, you can do so while winning some serious savings yourself. The revered laser tag company is shooting down the cost of its kids’ event by over R500 and offering parents the special total price of R3190 when they book a weekend party for 20 youngsters (this works out to around R160 per child when it’s usually R185p/p).
The two-hour war simulation activity is a dream come true for any child who’s ever played video games like Call of Duty or Battlefield as it gives participants the opportunity to step into a live version of their favourite Xbox challenge. Kids are kept enthralled for the full time as instructors run them through various action-packed military-style scenarios, like ‘Capture the Flag’, ‘VIP Escort’ and ‘Base Domination’, that require little ones to work together as a team to achieve specific goals. Parties usually take place in Wynberg Park but can be hosted at outdoor venues in Paarl and Stellenbosch too, so boys and girls can run around in a natural forest setting while ‘shooting’ their opponents with realistic infrared guns (no modern-day tween wants to play with cheap, plastic rifles).
Aside from the actual experience and the heaps of fun, the package also includes military vests and war paint (so young’uns can really get into the zone) as well as party eats/cooldrink and battle-themed email invitations as well as photographs of your event. The Battlefield Live SA staff have been highly praised for the professional service they offer and for their willingness to help out parents with every detail of the event and remove all the hassle of organising a killer kiddies’ bash..
As for the safety aspect, well, grown-ups can take comfort in the fact that thanks to laser technology, the activity is harmless and pain-free. What’s more, there are two very professional mission commanders watching over the kiddies all the time. And those who are concerned about the concept of letting minors play life-death games can relax too – as Battlefield Live SA owner Renar Wheeler stresses, it’s not about the guns, it’s about the fun, the fact that kids are engaging in healthy exercise and the fact that they’re honing their communication, planning and listening skills and learning about trust, respect and teamwork.
So in truth, it’s a win-win situation. Children have the time of their lives and develop a few important abilities while doing so, and moms and pops get to sit back and save a solid R500. Needless to say, it’s the sort of one-of-a-kind kids’ party that leaves everyone feeling like champion soldiers.
PRICING AND BOOKING INFO FOR THE BATTLEFIELD LIVE SA KIDS’ PARTY SPECIAL
As mentioned, a weekend kids’ party for 20 people costs R3190 in total (R160 per child). This price is the minimum charge for a larger group, so if there are fewer than 20 but more than 14 kiddies, you will still be required to pay this amount (groups of 14 or less cost R2590). There are further per person discounts available for groups larger than 20, but bear in mind that the company can only accommodate as many kids as there are small guns. It is advisable to book well in advance to avoid disappointment; fill out the booking request form on the Battlefield Live SA website or contact Renar on +27 (0) 84 364 9979 or at [email protected].
To benefit from the special, you must book your child’s party in one of the following time slots:
Friday: 3pm – 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am – 12pm; 12:30pm – 2:30pm; 3pm – 5pm
Note: Children must be seven years of age or older to participate. Battlefield Live SA cannot allow kids younger than this to handle the guns.
Keen to learn more about this outdoor laser tag game? Read about our experience playing Battlefield Live SA in Cape Town.
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