Mallorca is an ideal destination for families with children. Whether you are on a sailing adventure on a bareboat charter or you are visiting the island as part of a holiday package deal with children, there are many kid-friendly activities in Mallorca. You can explore one of the best amusement parks in the region, take your kids to the amazing Palma Aquarium, or catch a wonderful dolphin show at the Marineland. Here are our top picks for the best kid-friendly activities on the island.
Palma Aquarium features over 8000 specimens from 700 species and houses an impressive display of live corals. The star attraction here is definitely the Big Blue, which is the deepest shark tank in Europe. This modern marine park is located close to the airport in Palma and attracts thousands of visitors daily. Travelers who have a scuba diving certificate can get close to the sharks in the Big Blue tank, while children who over 8 years can swim with the rays.
The best amusement park in the Balearic Islands, Katmandu Park offers a number of thrilling rides for families with children. The main attraction is the House, a playground with spinning tunnels, mirror mazes, and life-size games. The youngest of children can head out to the Katlantis splash park. There is also a K3 climbing frame with swings and rope lines, as well as interactive experiences such as the Asylum and Zombies.
If you wish to take a break from exploring the Balearic Islands in a boat rental, visit the amazing La Reserva. It is a well-managed private reserve that houses a variety of animals including peacocks, goats, sheep, deer, donkeys, brown bears, and goats. La Reserva is located at the foot of Mount Puig de Galatzo, which makes it an ideal place for hikes. There is also a picnic area with barbeques and a bar where visitors can order refreshing drinks. Some of the most popular activities for families with children here at the reserve include rock climbing, zip lines, and hanging bridges.
MarinelandThere are many kid-friendly activities in Mallorca and a visit to the popular Marineland is one of them. What better way to spend a beach vacation than check out a sea lion show or a dolphin show which is the main attraction here in Marineland. Watch dolphins swim in their natural environment from the underwater tunnel and have an experience of a lifetime while vacationing in Mallorca.