6 places to go Easter egg hunting with the kids

Posted on April 15th, 2019

Take the kids Easter egg hunting at one of these venues during the April holidays.

5 places to go Easter egg hunting with the kids

There’s nothing more exciting than scavenging in the garden for hidden treasure. Your kids will have so much fun hunting for Easter eggs at these events.

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Easter egg hunt at the Weekend Market

When and where?

20 April at the Weekend Market, 1 Rifle Range Rd, Johannesburg

What’s happening?

Don’t miss out on this Easter egg hunt, the kids will have loads of fun with rides, a jumping castle, and action-packed games to look forward to. There are also some great prizes to be won!

How much?

Tickets are R60 for adults and R70 for kids at Computicket, and R90 for kids at the gate.

Extra info

Parents can enjoy live music, grab a bite at the food market, and unwind at the beer garden. Halaal food will also be available

Visit weekendmarketjhb.co.za for more info.

Africa’s biggest Easter egg hunt at uShaka Marine World

Where and when?

20 to 21 April at uShaka Marine World in Durban.

What’s happening?

This year, 100 000 Beacon Marshmallow Eggs (in the form of tokens) will be hidden in nooks and crannies across the theme park. Featuring Cadbury Dairy Milk & East Coast Radio as the events 2019 sponsors, this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

How much?

R186 for kids three to 12 years, R159 for kids 13 years and older, and free for kids under three.
The ticket price includes entry into Wet ‘n Wild, Sea World and uShaka Kids World, and the kids can participate in the biggest Easter egg hunt for free.

Extra info

The hunt will take place between 9am and 2pm. Each child will receive a goodie bag with an Easter Egg Hunt Map at registration. The Easter Hunt Map will feature a number of exciting clues with a completely new course, as well as added activities that are guaranteed to make the 2019 Easter egg expedition a memorable family event. uShaka Marine World’s Ocean Warrior Mascots – Delia the Dolphin, Siva the Seal, Phila the Penguin and Raggy the Shark –will fill you in on the big day. Don’t miss out!

Tickets are limited. Visit ushakamarineworld.co.za or call 031 328 8000 during office hours for more information or to make a booking.

Easter egg hunt at the Mtwalumi holiday resort

When and where?

19 April at Mtwalumi holiday resort, Dek Rd, Durban

What’s happening?

The kids can join in on the holiday excitement and participate in the Easter egg hunt. There are other fun activities on the line-up, like the egg-and-spoon challenge.

How much?

Entrance is free

Extra info

The event is open to all kids and there’ll be adult supervision, so you don’t have to worry about your little one.

For more information, visit mtwalumiholidayresort.co.za or call 039 972 1719.

2019 Beacon Easter Eggsplorer and Family Fun Day

When and where?

20 to 21 April at the Durban Botanical Gardens, Zikhali Road, Durban

What’s happening?

The whole family is invited to the most delicious Easter egg hunt in Durban, so get ready to spot Easter eggs hidden by the Easter bunny in the garden and claim your delicious chocolate surprise. Solve the clues and complete the challenges to find the giant treasures. From the Butterfly Garden to Alien Ally…let the hunt begin!

How much?

Tickets will cost R95, available at webtickets.co.za and participating Pick n Pay stores.

Extra info

The hunt will take place from 9.30am to 14.30pm.

For more information, visit webtickets.co.za or the Beacon Easter Eggsplorer Egg Hunt at Durban Botanic Gardens Facebook page.

Easter bunny appearance and egg hunt

When and where?

19 to 20 April at the Montana Family Market, C/O Zambesi & Enkeldoorn, Pretoria

What’s happening?

The kids have a lot to look forward to over the Easter weekend. They will particularly enjoy the popular treasure hunt with lots of prizes to be won. As well as the princess jumping castle, balloon sculptures, face-painting and loads more!

How much?

R2 per person

Extra info

The Easter Bunny will be making an appearance, and the little ones will have photo ops.

The Easter egg hunt will take place from 9am to 2pm on Saturday on 20 April.

For more information, visit montanafamilymarket.co.za.

Easter Egg Hunt at Norval

When and where?

20 – 21 April at the Norval Foundation Art Gallery, 4 Steenberg Rd, Steenberg Estate, Cape Town

What’s happening?

The Norval Foundation will be hosting its first ever Easter Egg Hunt and Egg-Decorating Workshop in the Sculpture Garden. Kids between the ages of four to 10 are welcome to participate and they can also look forward to a colouring-in competition throughout the weekend at the Skotnes Restaurant.

How much?

R80 per child

Extra info

The Easter egg hunt will be taking place throughout the day from 11am. For more information, visit norvalfoundation.org or email [email protected]

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About Thobeka Phanyeko

Thobeka Phanyeko is mom to Oratile, 4. She is a journalist with a BA in Media studies from the University of Cape Town and has extensive experience as a journalist and content producer which she gained from Reuters, eNCA and Caxton Magazines. She is also a life coach and NLP Practitioner and is passionate about motherhood and women empowerment.