Scramble & Search for Gemstones at the Scratch Patch in Cape Town

Get the kids to play and take something home for the parents; the Scratch Patch offers thousands of tumble-polished gemstones covering the playground


Looking for something to do for the kids while in the V&A Waterfront?

Make sure you don't miss the kid friendly magic of a scratch patch search. Rummaging around rooms filled with beautiful polished gemstones is the perfect family activity and the kids can take home a bag of gem stones. The youngsters love it and it gives the parents some time to relax.

At the Mineral World gemstone shop, you can find an incredible variety of gemstone products to take home, from inexpensive but great gift items to genuine collector's pieces.

Scratch Patch and Mineral World

1 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
(Opposite The Two Oceans Aquarium)
+27 (0) 21 419 9429
Opening times: Mon - Fri 08h30 - 16h45 & Sat - Sun 09h00 - 17h00 (incl. Holidays)

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