Intaka Island’s holiday programme for children

Intaka Island’s Eco-Centre is hosting hands-on educational holiday activities for kids from 12 to 16 January. R35/session (includes entry).

Hands-on, stimulating activities incorporating the many wonders of Intaka Island with a healthy dose of fun!

Let your imagination run wild! Create and colour your own animal found on the island using Funky Foam. Design a habitat for your creature using recycled materials and take your creations home.

The wonders of a wetland lie within its waters. Make your own magnifying glass out of recycled materials and discover the smallest friends on Intaka Island.

If you like adventure, take part on the Intaka Island hunt to learn more about the food web. You will be creating your own wormery out of recycled materials, and you’ll be able to take it home.

Learn the basic of bird-watching by discovering different types of birds and how to identify them. You’ll make your own bird feeder from recycled materials for you to attract birds to your garden at home.

Monday 12 January
10h00 – Magnifying magic
12h00 – Creature creations
14h00 – Wiggly wonders

Tuesday 13 January
10h00 – Creature creations
12h00 – Feeding frenzy
14h00 – Creature creations

Wednesday 14 January
10h00 – Feeding frenzy
12h00 – Wiggly wonders
14h00 – Magnifying magic

Thursday 15 January
10h00 – Creature creations
12h00 – Feeding frenzy
14h00 – Wiggly wonders

Friday 16 January
10h00 – Wiggly wonders
12h00 – Magnifying magic
14h00 – Feeding frenzy

Children may attend as many of the activities as they desire – all activities are supervised by experienced staff and cost R 35 per child, which includes entrance to the Intaka Island Wetlands area, and are approximately one hour long.

Canal Boat Your and Activity Combo R 50 per child.

Full day programme will take place on Wednesday 14 January from 08h00 to 16h00. This includes a guided wetlands walk, a boat trip around the canals and three activities, and costs R 120 per child. Please send a packed lunch with your child.

For bookings and enquiries, call 021 552 6889 or e-mail

Contact details

Tel: 0215526889
Where: Intaka Island, Off Park Way, Century City