Ratanga Junction

Holiday Fun at Ratanga Junction

Daily from 1 Dec 2014 – 20 Jan 2015
Open 28 & 30 Nov | *Closed Christmas Day
General Park Operating Times: 10am – 5pm
+27 (0) 21 550 8504
Century Blvd | Century City

Holiday Fun at Ratanga Junction

The lowdown on everything from rides, rollercoasters and family-friendly fun to the updated opening times and ticket prices

Ratanga Junction is one of Cape Town’s most popular places to visit; the theme park has over 30 attractions, including 23 rides, and a range of exhilarating entertainment options perfect for the entire family.

Although best known for its hair-raising roller coasters, like the Cobra and Monkey Falls, the white-knuckle thrills and spills are only one element offered by the Century City-based wonderland. The other attractions are designed to entertain children, families and those who prefer to take their adrenaline fixes in more manageable doses. For instance, the snake and bird shows are guaranteed to enthral audiences and will add spice and variety to a full day's entertainment.  Not to mention, due to popular demand, Ratanga Junction’s petting zoo will return (it’s open from 20 December 2014 until 15 January 2015), and will feature animals like rabbits, puppies, ducklings, piglets, ducks, sheep and goats.  A maximum of 20 guests will be allowed to enter the enclosure for 10 minutes intervals.  The entry fee is included in the ticket price.

But, of course, Ratanga Junction is only open over certain periods in the year, so it’s necessary to keep your eye on the calendar to ensure you don’t miss your chance to visit “the wildest place in Africa”.


28 November 2014 to 20 January 2015 (closed on Christmas Day)


10am – 5pm

24 January to 25 March 2015

Saturday and Sunday

10am – 5pm

1 to 12 April 2015


10am – 5pm

24 April to 3 May  2015


10am – 5pm

10 to 19 July 2015


10am – 5pm

2 to 11 October 2015


10am – 5pm


Tickets to enter the theme park are available online via Ratanga.co.za or at the park’s ticket office on the day. Prices are as follows:



Adventurer Rider Tickets (taller than 1.3m)

R172p/p* (R495 for season ticket).

Mini Adventurer Rider Tickets (shorter than 1.3m)

R90p/p* (R295 for season ticket)

Fun Pass (non rider: includes entry into the park, transport around the park by boat or train and access to all the live entertainment)

R65p/p (R295 for season ticket)

*Prices exclude the Slingshot, which is ticketed separately at R55p/p per ride. Booking is essential at the ride on the day as space is limited.


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