Top Easter Egg Hunts in Johannesburg 2024

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What is Easter without an Easter Egg hunt or two? And of course again this year Gauteng boasts various Easter egg hunts that are sure to entertain the entire family. While the kids go around hunting for Easter treats, the rest of the family can either enjoy a family festival experience, a beautiful Easter lunch spread or wander through a scenic berry farm, courtesy of some of the exciting Easter celebration events taking place this 2024.

Easter Egg Hunts in Johannesburg

Dlala Nje

Amuse-Bouche, The hotel’s signature restaurant, has Easter covered with a leisurely Sunday lunch running from 12:30pm to 5pm. There’s something for everyone this year with good food, live music and entertainment for both kids and adults. 

Enjoy exquisite delights with a welcoming drink for the indulgent four-course set menu. Saxophonist Rike Coetzer is also there to set a relaxing atmosphere with her sophisticated live sax music, in a chocolate bunny at the Terrace while revelling in sensational views of the City and South Bank. For the little ones, there’s an exciting Easter egg hunt happening in the hotel’s expansive outdoor area where sweet treats are tucked away.

Cost: R695pp, includes a welcome drink, four-course lunch and live music. Book via functions@fairlawns.co.za or 011 808 7300

When: Sunday, 31 March, from 12:30pm to 5pm
Where: Amuse-Bouche at Fairlawns Hotel & Spa, 1 Alma Road, Off Bowling Avenue,  Morningside, Sandton

Two young girls wearing bunny ears collecting Easter eggs and placing them in their baskets

Poplar Park

The Easter Bunny pays a visit to Poplar Park once again in 2024. This Easter egg hunt event is a fundraiser which supports the park and relies on Easter egg donations, so guests are welcome to donate a box of marshmallow eggs or anything else for the celebration and drop them at the Beethoven Coffee shop at the Poplar Park Centre.

There are loads to do beyond hunting down sweet treats, including jumping castles, pottery painting, face painting, and lots of other treats. So, bring a basket or bag to collect some yummy eggs and join in for a fun family afternoon out.

Note that no refunds will be given in the event of cancellation.

Cost: Free for adults | R60 per child, book tickets and/or donate to the park via Quicket

When: 10 March, hunt begins at 3pm for children aged 1-3 & at 3.30pm for children 4-12
Where: Poplar On Park, 11 Poplar Ave, Riverclub, Sandton

Johannesburg

Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

Amuse-Bouche, The hotel’s signature restaurant, has Easter covered with a leisurely Sunday lunch running from 12:30pm to 5pm. There’s something for everyone this year with good food, live music and entertainment for both kids and adults. 

Enjoy exquisite delights with a welcoming drink for the indulgent four-course set menu. Saxophonist Rike Coetzer is also there to set a relaxing atmosphere with her sophisticated live sax music, in a chocolate bunny at the Terrace while revelling in sensational views of the City and South Bank. For the little ones, there’s an exciting Easter egg hunt happening in the hotel’s expansive outdoor area where sweet treats are tucked away.

Cost: R695pp, includes a welcome drink, four-course lunch and live music. Book via functions@fairlawns.co.za or 011 808 7300

When: Sunday, 31 March, from 12:30pm to 5pm
Where: Amuse-Bouche at Fairlawns Hotel & Spa, 1 Alma Road, Off Bowling Avenue,  Morningside, Sandton

An Easter table harvest spread, with two women holding up a plate of Easter eggs

Rand Club

Indulge in an Easter feast whilst keeping the kids entertained with an exciting Easter egg hunt.

On the menu for the afternoon is Asian beef short rib, Chicken with Olives, dates and capers, Caponata (Sicilian aubergine stew), Couscous salad with roasted peppers and chickpeas, Roast butternut salad with winter greens, whipped feta and mint Green salad, Middle eastern cauliflower salad with tahini dressing and much more.

Cost: R200pp (Members) | R250pp (non-members) | R120pp (children u/12), book via Quicket

When: 17 March, from 12pm
Where: 33 Loveday Street & Fox Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg

Girls in a field running after an Easter Bunny and a basket of Easter eggs during their Easter Egg Hunts

Egoli Easter Family Festival

The Egoli Easter Family Festival is one not to miss, offering a carnival, water fun, petting zoo, and Easter egg hunt experience for the kids to enjoy over the Easter break.

Attendees can enjoy the variety of food on offer and the musical atmosphere set by the guest musicians. There are also waterslides, a cow train, jumping castles and a foam pit for added fun.

Beer and cocktails are available for purchase. No food, alcohol, or cooler boxes are allowed.

Cost: R50pp (online) | R100pp (at the door), book via Webtickets

When: 30 Mar, 10am – 6pm
Where: Egoli Waterworld and Funpark, Plot 19 Nooitgedacht Rd, Klipriver, Johannesburg South

Easter Egg Hunts in Johannesburg

44 Stanley

44 Stanley is spreading some Easter cheer for the little ones with a charming storytelling session where author Khanyisa Mary-ann Sigwanda explores the magical Easter Egg World. Kids and parents can hop on a magical egg hunt for chocolate treats hidden throughout 44 Stanley.

Khanyisa is a cultural adviser, playwright, storyteller and drama therapist and works extensively with the National Children’s Theatre and creates wonderful inclusive experiences that kids and parents love.

Cost: R50pp, book via Quicket

When: Saturday, 30 March from 9:30am to 11:30am
Where: 44 Stanley, 44 Stanley Ave, Braamfontein Werf, Johannesburg

Kids sitting on the grass and playing with plastic Easter eggs that they collected on their Easter Egg Hunts

Chief’s Boma at Indaba Hotel

Join in on the Easter fun with the Chief’s Boma Easter Lunch celebration at Indaba Hotel. The event features a Classic Sunday Lunch Buffet with Easter extras, and live entertainment by the Marimba Band.

While the children may happily indulge in the buffet, they can also spend their time in the enclosed jungle gym area or enjoy an organised Easter egg hunt. Availability is limited, so booking is essential.

Cost: Free (children 5 years and under) | Half-Price (6 – 12-year-olds) | R395pp (the full price for those 13 and up), book via Dineplan

When: 31 March
Where: Chief’s Boma Restaurant, Indaba Hotel, Spa, and Conference Centre, cnr. William Nicol & Pieter Wenning Road, Fourways, Johannesburg

Kids walking through the Field berry farm to collect their Easter stones for their Easter Egg Hunts

Field Berry Farm

Instead of the usual type of Easter hunt, visitors to Field Berry Farm will have a blast searching for coloured stones hidden among the raspberry bushes, which can be swapped out for chocolate eggs at the end of the hunt. The venue also offers a guided walk near the berry field which takes the guests through the different stages of the Easter Story.

Walk-ins will not be accepted, so be sure to secure your spot by booking online.

Cost: R50pp (Adult) | R90pp (Easter Egg Hunter), book via Field Berry Farm

When: 30 & 31 Mar, 9am – 3pm daily
Where: The Field Berry Farm, De Deur, 1876 Walkerville

Hop Skip and Easter Egg Hike

B’sorah Luxury Tents

The Hop, Skip and Easter Egg Hike is an easter egg hunt with a difference. Held at the B’sorah Luxury Tent and Venue in Hartbeespoort, this fun Easter activity gathers attendees for a 5km exploration through scenic trails while hunting for hidden Easter treasures. This is the perfect blend of outdoor fun and Easter festivities!

This is an ideal event for the entire family to enjoy and adventure amidst nature’s beauty. The ticket covers a hike, easter egg hunt and the eggs can be redeemed for a special gift. Donations will be given to the Witkoppen Primary School in the form of Easter packs.

Cost: Adults: R150 | Kids U12 R100 | Family bundle: R400 for 4 | Book via Quicket

When: 7.30am-12pm 21 March
Where: B’sorah Luxury Tent & Venue, Farm Bassora, Broederstroom, Hartbeespoort

Kitty and Puppy Haven

Kitty & Puppy Haven: Easter egg hunt with a cause

Kitty and Puppy Haven is a non-profit shelter with the mission of rescuing animals that have been neglected, abused, or abandoned. This event aims to raise funds for the animal haven, as donations and adoption rates have reduced while the intake of animals has increased.

This is an egg-stra special opportunity for the shelter’s supporters to meet the team and help raise funds. There are raffle tickets on sale, the fully stocked pet shop is open, and supporters can meet and spoil the resident dogs and cats.

Cost: Entrance fee is 6 tins (cat or dog food) or 12 tins for families of 4-6 (but still please book via Quicket)

When: 9.30am – 12pm 30 March
Where: Kitty and Puppy Haven, 37 Modderfontein Rd, President Park AH, Midrand

See our guide to more activities to keep the kids entertained this Easter

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