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Sweet spots for an epic Easter-egg hunt

Hunt for eggs on a wine farm, beach club, forest and more

Last updated: Friday, 22 March 2024

What’s Easter weekend without egg-citing Easter hunts? There are loads of family-filled affairs happening in and around the city. There’s an egg hunt with a special prize, painting and playing in Majik Forest, searching for chocolates treats on a wine farm and a beach club extravaganza. Happy hopping!

3 EGG HUNTS AT V&A WATERFRONT

This popular neighbourhood is hosting loads of egg hunts across the precincts. There’s an Easter Sunday extravaganza with entertainment for kids and parents, egg hunts in escape rooms, and chocolate eggs and live shows at a beach club. Find out more about the hunts, as well as other Easter events at the V&A Waterfront.

Date: 29 March - 1 April; 9am - 9pm
Cost: From R100


V&A Waterfront | Cape Town | @vandawaterfront | Image: V&A Waterfront

GO ON AN EGG-CITING ADVENTURE 

Hop on over to the picturesque Dwarsrivier for an Easter scavenger hunt. Starting at the Valley’s tourism office, you’ll receive your first clue and set out to hunt across three sites. Each site has its own clues to unlock, with a total of five eggs to collect. The first set of participants to return with all the clues solved will win accommodation stay with breakfast included. The event ends with a braai. 

Date: Thursday, 28 March; 9am to 13.30pm
Cost: R580pp, book via Quicket

Dwarsrivier Adventure | Main Road | R310, Pniel | Stellenbosch | @dwarsrivieradventures

TRY KIDS YOGA IN THE PARK

Spend the day outside at Kids Yoga’s Easter event, perfect for little yogi's aged five to eight. They’re hosting a yoga session, followed by an Easter egg hunt, at Noordhoek Common. Parents can relax on a picnic blanket, while kids search for treats hidden all over the park. 

Date: Friday, 29 March; 9.30am to 11am
Cost: R110, book via Quicket

 
 
 
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PAINT AND PLAY IN MAJIK FOREST

Bring the family and join The Mall of Africa as they host an Easter egg hunt play and paint in the park. Kids can run around and hunt for eggs in between the grassy banks, while parents relax on manicured lawns in the park. After the hunt, kids can join a painting session in the park. Canvases will be set up as soon as the hunt is done. 

Date: Friday, 29 March; 10am to 5pm
Cost: TBD, call 0691217400


Majik Forest | Cnr of Jip de Jager & Van Riebeeckshof Road | Durbanville | Image: Frank Zhang/Unsplash

JOIN A SCAVENGER EGG HUNT

On Easter Sunday, the Easter Bunny will hide treats all over Spier Wine Farm. Kids need to solve the clues using a map and gather five clues before exchanging them for a surprise (hint: there are cookies and Easter eggs). And for parents, you’ll need to hone your investigative skills to determine which Spier wine you like best. There will be various tasting stations along the route.

Date: Saturday, 30 March; 9am to 12pm
Price: R150 per child; book here


Spier Wine Farm | R310 | Stellenbosch | @spierwinefarm | Image: Spier

CELEBRATE WITH A FAMILY LUNCH

Palm House Boutique Hotel has a day planned for the entire family. It kicks off with a set menu at La Carte Restaurant, set under a verandah that’s surrounded by lush trees (keep a lookout on their socials for the menu) and after lunch, kids and parents can join an Easter egg hunt in the hotel garden. Booking is essential. 

Date: Sunday, 31 March
Cost: R900pp (including the egg hunt), email reception@palmhouse.co.za


10 Oxford Street | Wynberg | Cape Town | @palmhousehotel | Image: Palm House Boutique Hotel

SPEND THE DAY AT A BEACH CLUB

Why hunt for shells by the seashore when you can hunt for chocolate at CABO Beach Club? There’ll be loads of entertainment, games, and of course, an Easter egg hunt. Parents can dine at the restaurant and relax on the loungers while the kids splash around in the tropical-themed shallow pool.

Date: Sunday, 31 March; from 11am 
Cost: R100 per child, book via Dineplan


12 S Arm Road | V&A Waterfront | @cabobeachclubza | Image: Cabo Beach Club

MORE EASTER WEEKEND TREATS

Grab your friends and families for these events happening all around the city: There’s a rooftop party, tote painting or chocolate-making workshop, hot cross bun and wine pairing, music festival, nature retreat, picnic, superhero family fest, and more. Whether you celebrate the Easter traditions or not, make the most of your Easter weekend in 2024

Date: Events from Friday, 29 March to Monday, 1 April
Cost: Varies


Various locations | Image: Vrede en Lust

By Khadeeja Adams 

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