Discover the best places to visit in Mallorca with kids and have a wonderful time with your family.
Mallorca is lucky to be the perfect destination to visit at any time of the year, especially if you’re traveling with children. It has a variety of options for enjoying the island to the max and both adults and little ones will have an unforgettable experience. We’ve made a list of the best places to visit in Mallorca with kids that you can’t miss. Ready?
Water parks in Mallorca
Without a doubt, traveling with children in summer is synonymous with visiting water parks. Luckily, Mallorca has a variety of accessible water parks for the young ones with attractions adapted to their needs. One example is the Western Water Park, located in Magaluf, where children can enjoy a fun, wild-west-themed day.
Another option is Aqualand, the biggest water park in Mallorca. In addition to the 15 water areas to choose from, it also has a mini-zoo, parrot shows, and rest areas for the whole family. Lastly, Hidropark, located in Alcudia, is also an option for spending a day in the water in Mallorca that’s perfect for children, thanks to their pools with small slides.
The Palma Aquarium is a sure bet at any time of year, as it’s the only entertainment center in the Balearic Islands that’s open 365 days a year. This aquarium organizes experiences to enjoy and learn about the secrets of the underwater world as well as face painting, balloon wars, and games. If that’s not enough, it has an indoor children’s park called Nautilus Park, where the young ones are sure to have a ball. It’s undoubtedly one of the best places to see in Mallorca.
Karting in Mallorca
Looking for a four-wheeled activity? Visit the go-kart racing tracks especially designed for a great day out in Mallorca with your family. Karting Magaluf is an option where the entire family can have an unforgettable experience. The “mini go-kart” area allows children from two to six years of age to have their first experience at the wheel in a go-kart adapted to their needs.
Another alternative is Karting Can Picafort, which has starter go-karts for children over age six, where they can have a blast with other children their age or accompanied by their parents.
In southwestern Mallorca in the middle of the Tramuntana Mountain Range, is La Reserva Puig de Galatzó. In this park, children have the opportunity to feed and pet animals such as goats and sheep. Children eight years old and up can take part in guided activities, such as climbing, zip lining, or hanging bridges; they don’t need any previous experience. If you want to take a dip, you can cool off in the Ses Fonts des Ratxó, where you’ll have the opportunity to take in the valley’s beauty while immersed in water.
Another option for family fun in Mallorca is visiting the island of Cabrera. To get to the island, go to the boardwalk of Colonia de Sant Jordi, where you’ll find companies that organize excursions to the island. After a half-hour crossing, you’ll arrive at your destination, where you can visit the Cabrera castle, the national park, and, of course, the beaches. It’s an uninhabited island, so it’s advisable to take water and food, as it only has a bar next to the dock, a hostel, and a Civil Guard post.
Caves in Mallorca
If you visit Mallorca, you’ll have the chance to go on one of the best family excursions: the caves. The first option is to visit the Hams Cave, in Port Cristo. Its name means ‘fishing hook’ and refers to the peculiar form of its stalagmites. The guided tour lasts for about one hour, in which you’ll discover, among other things, the subterranean Sea of Valencia lake, where there is a music show.
The second option are the famous Drach Caves, in Manacor. Its interior is home to one of the biggest subterranean lakes in the world, Martel Lake. You can visit part of it on a boat.
Horse riding in Mallorca
Another plan for enjoying Mallorca with kids is to go on a horse ride and discover all the island’s landscapes. An activity that is specially designed for the little ones is pony rides, where their parents can accompany them and enjoy this experience as a family. If you want to go on a pony ride, you must visit Ranxo Ses Roques, where you can also feed the animals in the park, an experience design for young and old alike.
Rancho Grande Park
The littlest ones will be entertained for hours at the children’s park and the inflatable castle and football field found in the Rancho Grande Park. Also on its grounds is a small zoo with animals such as Mallorcan black pigs, Mallorcan horses, and llamas, among others. This open-air park that allows you to explore the landscapes of Son Serra Marina and is a sure bet for fun with children.
Boat ride in Mallorca
You can enjoy contemplating the coves of Mallorca on a boat ride. This is a good option if you’re traveling with children, as they’ll feel like true sailors cruising the Mediterranean waves. What’s more, you can take advantage of stops to take a dip in the sea while the children play on the boat’s slides.