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Family Fun on Heritage Day

Heritage Day – or Braai Day – is around the corner. Here are some exciting things happening around the country to help you make the most of the public holiday!

Johannesburg – Fun-in-the-sun-picnic


Bring the whole family and enjoy a fun-filled day at Emperors Palace. Relax on the grass with a picnic basket while Barry Hilton entertains like only he can. There will be various food stalls, a beer garden and entertainment for children.


Date and Time: 24 September at 11.30am; the show starts at 1.30pm

Venue: Emperors Palace, 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park

Cost: R85 per person

Tickets available from Computicket



Pretoria – Take the Train


Jump on the Diamond Express train and spend the day in the Hermanstad mining village in Cullinan. Tours of the mine, gorgeous little shops and museums all make for an entertainment-filled day. And since it’s National Braai Day, fires will be available to celebrate the day in all its glory.


Date and time: 24 September at 8.30am

Venue: Hermanstad Railway Station

Cost: Adults R200, Children over 12 R150, Children under 12 R125

Book here: 082 098 6186 or sales@friendsoftherail.com



Cape Town – Kids go free on the City Sightseeing Bus


Don’t miss this great special offer for the popular red hop-on, hop-off buses! On public holidays such as Heritage Day, two children can take the bus free of charge with every paying adult. Explore Cape Town together and teach your kids the rich heritage of the city.


Date and Time: 24 September; scheduled times throughout the day

Venue: Ticket office outside the Two Oceans Aquarium – the bus departs from here

Cost: Adults pay R150 for the whole day



Durban – Half Price at  Crocworld Conservation Centre


To celebrate Heritage Day, Crocworld is opening its doors to the public at half-price! Enjoy a day of fun with a variety of crocodiles and reptiles. Feeding times for the crocs are at 11am and 1pm, and at 11.40am there will be a snake demonstration.


Date and Time: 24 September, 8am to 4.30pm

Venue: Crocworld Conservation Centre, 1 300136 Street, Ezembeni

Cost: R30 for adults, R20 for children

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