Indoor venues in Durban
We all love to play outside, under the sun and Durban has some fantastic outdoor venues and attractions that offer fun, relaxation and excitement, especially its beaches. But what to do when the clouds are bursting every now and then and you can’t go outside? Simple, look for Durban’s indoor play and party venues. Durban has some spectacular indoor venues like Jump 4 Trampoline Park and uShaka Sea Word Aquarium to choose from and a trip to any one of them with your kids will be unforgettable.
- Pallet Jack’s
Website: Pallet Jack’s
Telephone No: 0317652954
Address: Oxford Village, 8 Old Main Road, Hillcrest, Durban
Not just a place for kids, Pallet Jack’s is a restaurant designed for families and it has the best indoor space to entertain young children at 9 Old Main Road in Hillcrest. They also offer party packages at this party and play venue fit for entire families. They provide a safe and cozy atmosphere where kids will feel right at home and they have a play area complete with climbing walls, slides, carousels, and food for kids and their guardians to enjoy.
For babies and their mamas, they have vividly decorated baby changing area with facilities and even private but comfortable lounge where the mothers can feed their infants while being surrounded with peaceful views of the green forests.
- uShaka Sea World Aquarium
Website: uShaka Sea World Aquarium
Telephone No: 031 328 8000 l 031 328 8090
Address: uShaka Marine World, King Shaka Ave, Durban
The uShaka Sea World Aquarium is considered the biggest aquarium in the Southern Hemisphere and is a fun kids (above 2 years) indoor venue option.
The aquarium is filled with underground galleries of sea animals that you and your kids will enjoy seeing. If you’re kids want to learn more about sea life and have fun in the process, they’ll love the various dolphins shows, penguin presentations, seal shows, turtle lagoon, snorkel lagoon and other activities and places in the Marine World and the Sea World Aquarium.
You can also book a birthday party at the Marine World and they have three spectacular venues that you can choose from. The kids will love the tanks placed around the fascinating shipwrecks and can have fun at the beach.
- Wet Rock Adventures
Website: Wet Rock Adventures
Telephone No: 072 349 4646 l 087 288 4256
Address: Chestnut Grove Industrial Estate, 122 Brackenhill Rd, Waterfall, Durban
The Wet Rock Adventures is an indoor water park with heating facilities. Wet Rock boasts a lazy river where kids (above 5 years) can swim about and splash each other and it has slides and the Wet Rock Café, where you can catch a bite to eat. The café has everything from healthy salads to thick and tasty milkshakes, delicious burgers for the kids and they even have coffee for the parents.
Planning a party for your little one? Wet Rock can help you out with its party packages – some might include meals from the café. While with other packages, Wet Rock is responsible for providing the venue and the fun with its slides and lazy river and the client’s job is to bring the cake, the decorations and the guests.
- Mangwanani African Kids Spa
Website: Mangawani African Kids Spa
Telephone No: 0878 09 0055
Address: uShaka Marine World, King Shaka Ave, Durban
uShaka Marine World along with fun-filled water activities, has the Mangawani African Kids Spa where you can spoil your little girls (above 2 years) or mothers can have some one-on-one bonding time with their daughters. Let your young ladies experience the magic with a foot and hand message, a mini calming, a shoulder and neck message, facial plus thy will get a Mangawani product in a lucky packet. Your little girls will feel like princesses during the whole process.
Mangawani Kids Spa also offers packages like Spa Diva, Wild Child Pamper Party, Picture Perfect Facial, Twinkle Toes Pedicure, Sea Shell Hand Message, Dazzling Diva Hair Braiding and Frolicking Fairy Manicure among others.
- Glenridge Pre Primary
Website: Glenridge Pre Primary
Telephone No: 031 – 261 7272
Address: 10 Rif Rd, Randrus, Durban, 4001
The Glenridge Pre Primary is a school that allows people to borrow their school ground to hold parties on afternoons or Saturday or Sunday (it depends on the availability of the venue). The facilities at the school are suitable for a party and you’ll only need to bring your own decorations and food while the school will provide a venue and a beautiful garden as space for the party.
The kitchen at the school is complete with crockery, cutlery and other cooking or warming equipment. The party can be held in the underground play area on rainy or stormy days and Lauren Murrey takes care of the catering and you can request the price and menu list.
- Jump 4 Joy Indoor Trampoline Park
Website: Jump 4 Indoor Trampoline Park
Telephone No: 031 766 0052
Address: 7 Travertine Crescent, Briardene, Durban North
Looking for a good indoor venue for the kids? Jump 4 Indoor Trampoline Park is a place where 75 trampolines are interconnected and your children (above 3 years) can keep jumping and have fun. The venue has angled walls along with platforms that are soft cushions and the padding and safety mats surround the trampolines.
They also offer parent and child trampoline lessons for little kids that are under 5 years. Jump 4 also offers dodgeball, foam pit, soft play area, fitness – a new exclusive fitness program – and slam dunk. They also have party packages for parties if you’re looking for a party venue.
- Lucky Bean
Website: Lucky Bean
Telephone No: 082 216 3892
Address: 10 Cadmoor Rd, Assagay
Lucky Bean is a venue where kids can play and mothers can catch up on the latest gossip. Lucky Bean offers an indoor play shed, separate babies play area, safe gated play area, a picturesque play garden, sand art and three fantasy playhouses. Kids can have fun with the jungle gyms, swings and the bike track that is 60m.
When hungry, you and your kids can indulge in a light meal there or delicious cakes and tarts or drink tasty milkshakes, tea or coffee or other soft drinks. Lucky Beans can be your next party venue with its country atmosphere and kid-friendly vibe!
- SWAT Laser Tag and Paintball
Website: SWAT Laser Tag and Paintball
Telephone No: 076 444 5570
Address: 31 Uitsig Rd, Durban North, Durban, 4051
Want a place where cops and robbers are taken to the next level? SWAT Laser Tag and Paintball is just that and more since kids play make believe game of SWAT Laser Tag. Laser Tag and Paintball is suited for kids above 9 and SWAT has made it safe and friendly but still thrilling and exciting for your children. Laser Tag is placed with a laser gun that shoots out a safe infrared beam so your kids won’t get hurt.
SWAT caters for everyone and you can plan a party for your child in their venue as well. In Durban, the venue of SWAT is at the Golden Hours School but you can bring SWAT Laser Tag to your own home via the Mobile SWAT Laser Tag.
- The Fun Company
Website: The Fun Company
Telephone No: 031 904 5770
Address Durban: The Pavilion Westville, Durban
Address Amanzimtoti: Galleria Mall, C/O Moss Kolnik & Arbour Rd, Amanzimtoti
The Fun Company is an amusement park where there is something for everyone. Your kids can be entertained with min-golf, arcade games, bumper cars, laser tag, bowling, jungle gym and many other activities. They also have a 4D theatre where you’ll feel every dip, turn and bump on your ride as your seat will rotate, turn, tilt, vibrate and shake.
The Fun Company is a family-friendly fun center where the entire family can have fun and make memories. You can arrange a birthday party for your child after browsing their party packages that offer Spin Zone Bumper Cars, Arcade games and Tenpin Bowling.
- Pamper Me Parties
Website: Pamper Me Parties
Telephone No: 067 179 6190
Address: Durban and surrounding area
Pamper Me Parties is a mobile pamper party service that is based in Durban and the surrounding area and is ready to set up a party at your home or your venue of choice. Your little ladies will love the sparkle and glamor of the parties or other events Pamper Me Parties sets up, be it a sleep over, school out party or a birthday party. They offer a variety of packaged for girls from 4 to 15 like the Summer Express Package, Hawaiian Princess Pamper Package, Red Carpet Extravaganza Package and etc.
For teenage girls, they offer packages like PamperMe Timeout Package, Lil Makeover PamperMe Package and the Mom & Daughter Pamper Package. If you’re looking for something else, you can check out their classic packages such as PamperMe Tea Party or Ultimate PamperMe Package.