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The Scratchpatch in Simon’s Town has a wonderful glow in the dark cave golf fun for all ages... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cape Town, South Africa
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A must visit

This is a must visit for the young and the not so young. It is very informative to see all the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pretoria, South Africa
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2520 Dido Valley Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Scratchpatch in Simon’s Town has a wonderful glow in the dark cave golf fun for all ages. Their actual scratch patch has the most beautiful water features and a gorgeous shaded area. Their tourist curio ship on one side and rock shop on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lizchanning1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must visit for the young and the not so young. It is very informative to see all the differantstones and a bonus are the 2 shops that you can purchase from.the kids can play mini golf whilst parents visit the shops. As...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sentraal
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Really a fab place to visit when you come from overseas beautiful jewelry to choose from and a stone pit that you can pick up and choose your own precious stones to take back home...you can also marvel at how a rock could have such...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RosemaryAnneR1
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Kids love finding various gem stones and the addition of the Putt Putt is a brilliant idea. Great family fun

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank AlistairG83
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve played cave golf at the Scratch Patch at V&A (which I thought was awesome) and thought the Simon’s Town one would be identical, but it was actually so much better and my 8-year-old son LOVED it! And of course the shops are amazing with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We visited 25 years ago and lived it then but now it is still amazing. Very cool for children of any age and we enjoyed it as well. It is very clean and a lovely place to be. We would highly recommend it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Northdene
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This is such a lovely activity to do with young children. My 3 absolutely loved it. Searching for their favourite stones and getting to keep them. You can also see a working factory, a museum and craft shop. Definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank clairetattin
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My friend and i have recently become very interested in gemstones and as mineral world is only about 10 minutes from my house we decided to pay a visit. This is somewhere i wiuld bring my own kids when they were small and it was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank suebN7415UY
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This place is fantastic, we took out 4 year old and 9 year old here and they could believe their eyes ! You can rummage though loads of really precious stones from so many countries across the globe ! You can purchase different size bags...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ross G
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Went with the little one and grand parents. Nice way for a family to spend some time together. Very peaceful inside and there is a 18 hole putt-putt glow course with glow in the dark which was quite fun.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GrantB1249
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Response from Coincut | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carol I don't mind assisting, i know the scratch patch doesn't do it themselves, however I would be glad to help as we do not stay too far from there.