Things To Do In Dainfern

Things To Do In Dainfern

While you’re sitting at home, watching the minutes on the clock tick by and wondering what you’re possibly going to do this weekend, consider all the wonderful things on offer right outside your door. The Dainfern area has a ton of activities to offer both inside Dainfern Golf and Country Estate and out.

Inside the Estate

Dainfern Golf and Country Estate has activities for the whole family, some you may participate in regularly and other’s you didn’t even know about. Here’s a list of just some of those activities:


It’s in our name and it’s definitely our game. Dainfern has a signature Gary Player course with scenic views all around. It’s a great place to enjoy the wonderful game and offers a unique challenge to any skill level.


Dainfern recently acquired a new Tennis Club and Committee, with coaches Gaynor Harris and Lovemore Kadzora from Tennis Inc. Tennis is a great way to teach kids coordination and focus, and gives keeps adults active and mobile – the perfect activity for the whole family.

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Yoga and Pilates help to increase your flexibility, strengthen your core and better your emotional well-being. Put your mind, body and soul at ease and consider joining Dainfern’s yoga and pilates classes at the Pavillion. What’s the difference between the two activities? See our Yoga vs. Pilates blog here.

Six33 Restaurant

Overlooking the golf course and serving up some of the best cuisines in the Fourways area is the Six33 restaurant in Dainfern Golf and Country Estate. You can sit down for a family meal, meet clients for a cup of coffee or just enjoy a peaceful bite to eat on your own.


Dainfern has a fantastic football club that goes by the name Dainfern Lions. Watch the kids play or join in for some fun in the sun, all the while learning the fundamentals of the game of football.


As the weather heats up, you’ll start to appreciate the pool in Dainfern. Swimming is the best for staying active with very low-impact on your joints.

Nature Walks

Dainfern has an abundance of flora and fauna of all different kinds. Wildlife flourishes here, so even taking a short walk will bring you luck. Being in nature can also be really good for you. Read all about this in our nature blog by clicking here.


New to the list of activities offered at Dainfern is longboarding, a thrilling sport that entertaining for kids while helping to teach them a few things. Longboarding boosts confidence and increases fitness while allowing children to learn a new skill in a controlled and safe environment. Even some of our daring Dainfern parents have tried it out.

In the Surrounding Area

When you leave the gates of Dainfern Golf and Country Estate, you don’t leave all the activities behind. The Dainfern area has plenty to do from taking a risky adventure to a more relaxing experience.

Shop at Dainfern Square

dainfern square

Enjoy the retail therapy at Dainfern Square with stores like Woolworths, Elegance Boutique, Freddy SA, G Couture, and Desray. Get some grocery shopping done at the Pick n Pay.  You could even stop by the Exclusive Books for a light read while you sip on a cup of coffee. Plus, you’ll find a unique list of cafes and restaurants like Melissas, 011 Dainfern, Turn and Tender and Col Cacchio’s.

Dakota Lee

Get inked by some of the finest tattoo artists in Johannesburg at Dakota Lee in Dainfern Square. Whether you’re getting your first one or completing a sleeve, having a great tattoo artist is the only way to ensure that you’ll love the results for life.  

Indaba Hotel, Spa and Conference

Kick back and relax at Indaba. The Dainfern area is home to this incredible accommodation where you can enjoy a getaway that’s only 5 minutes from home. With a number of fine dining restaurants, spa specials and rooms to suit any need, Indaba is a one of a kind experience.

Activities that are nearby to Dainfern

Dainfern is very close to the best activities Johannesburg has to offer. If you’re looking for a little nightlife, some family-friendly fun or an adventure, you can find it within a 10km radius of Dainfern.

Copperlake Brewing Co.


Copperlake is a vibrant craft beer venue that functions as a kind of “adult playground.” While you enjoy craft beer and ciders you can play one of the many drinking games on offer, from Beer Pong to Giant Jenga. They also host numerous events like Quiz Nights, Ladies Nights and Potjie Competitions.

Fourways Farmer’s Market

The Fourways Farmer’s Market is South Africa’s most beautiful outdoor market that houses 107 different vendor stalls. This natural environment with lavender trees, rose bushes and various other plant varieties is perfect for picnics, listening to live music and enjoying local, artisanal and delicious products.

Tree Top Adventures

In the heart of Riversands Farm, there is a treetop obstacle course that offers a safe way to enjoy an amazing adventure. Tree Top Adventures offers different courses to cater to all ages and confidence levels. You can view rates and packages or make a booking on their website.



Skiing, snowboarding, and every winter snow activity you’d never think you’d be able to do in sunny South Africa can be done at Avalanche. It is open to day visitors as well as planned parties and events. They also offer ski and snowboarding lessons on a regular basis.

There are far too many activities surrounding Dainfern, it’s close to just about anywhere you want to be in Johannesburg. Not to mention close proximity to Midrand and some areas of Pretoria – which is an entirely different list altogether.

What are your favourite things to do in and around Dainfern?

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