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Top park recommendations from locals

Playground
“Hidden deep within the Constantia Nek forest (okay, fine, not that deep), in the shadow of the misty mountains (okay, fine, they’re not that misty), lies this treetop playground. The four obstacle courses – two of which are suitable for young children, while the other two are geared towards teenagers and adults – have all the ziplines, cargo nets, and elevated platforms a budding Indiana Jones could want. Assistants are available in case any of the kids need a helping hand, and there’s a restaurant onsite where parents can relax. Why they’ll love it: Kids no longer have to listen to their parents yapping on about how “in our day, we used to climb trees,” because at this park they get to take tree-climbing to a whole new level, while getting a good workout and improving their coordination and planning in the process.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Park
“A scenic and peaceful walk along the Diep River. Safe and great for dogs walks or if you like to run it's perfect and safe and approximately a 6km loop. Fairly flat. It's a 4 minute drive or a 20 minute walk from the cottage.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Great trails for a stroll, run or start a hike leading up to Table Mountain!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Dog walks and picnics in a leafy old park in Wynberg. 5 minutes drive from the cottage.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“There is a 4km loop around the park which can be done on foor, bicycle or horse. Fresh air and beautiful views. Can you spot the elephant's eye?”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Walk in safety and enjoy the views and relax.Visit The Alphen Hotel afterwards to quench your thirst.”
  • 1 local recommends
Trail
“If you enjoy a stroll on the mountain, this is a fairly busy route so safer than most, and you can appreciate the fynbos that you'll only find on this mountain. You can take an easy stroll along the wide forest road, or if you want to break a sweat, go up one of the mountain paths that feeds off the forest road. There are many routes, up to the top of the mountain and the dams, or along the ridge to Kirstenbosch Gardens. It is quite peaceful and healing for the soul. Security guards the cars in the carpark and there is often a local coffee trailer parked there to get your latte before or after your walk. The very nice La Parada Restaurant is opposite the car park if you want to stop off there after your stroll.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Trail
“A great hiking trail that takes you into the Table Mountain National Park and all the way to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Just a short 10 minute drive from us with ample parking at the bottom of the trail. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Absolutely beautiful nature trail just minutes away from the tree house! ITS A BEAUTIFUL walk and very easy so great for kids. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Rather start at the northern end of Spilhaus Ave just before the Hohenort Ave turnoff. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Fir the adventurous spirit, Jeep track and hiking trail with zip lining nearby”
  • 1 local recommends