Family holidays? 10 must-visit amusement parks in the province of Alicante
The province of Alicante is home to many amusement parks for all the family to enjoy, from large theme parks to water or nature parks. Read on to learn more!
The ultimate theme park in the province of Alicante is Terra Mítica, located in Benidorm. There you’ll find three categories of rides: for children, family and exciting, for the most daring ones. You can also enjoy shows set in Ancient Greece, Egypt or Rome. Don’t forget to take some time out at one of the many restaurants to top up your energy levels, get a souvenir from one of the stores, and then carry on enjoying a full day of excitement and fun.
Pola Park is an amusement park located in Santa Pola with attractions for all ages: babies (up to 2 years), from 2 to 4, 5 to 7, 8 to 17, and 18 upwards, which makes it perfect for all the family. It’s also ideal for groups and birthdays celebrations, with special passes available.
At DinoPark you can discover the world of dinosaurs and their history first-hand. An educational theme park featuring a 3D cinema and robotic models of life-size dinosaurs to learn more about these amazing creatures. This park, located in a beautiful setting near Benidorm, also has attractions for children and is ideal for the whole family to enjoy.
If, on the other hand, your family prefers water parks, Aqualandia is also located in Benidorm. Here you can find swimming pools and activities for learner swimmers, for kids who already know, and more daring options for the grown-ups.
This water park in Benidorm belongs to the Terra Natura theme park and can be visited separately or on a combined ticket. A family-oriented amusement park with attractions and fun for all ages, it has five areas: an impressive swimming pool, over 1000 metres of thrilling water slides, a dedicated children’s pool and a lighthouse breakwater.
Aquopolis water park is located in Torrevieja. It has dare-devil, moderate, and children’s attractions for little ones. It also offers other sports activities, a VIP zone to unwind, as well as an entertainment team for kids.
This marine animal park in Benidorm is a great place for children, teenagers and adults alike. It features a range of different species of mammals, birds and reptiles. You can swim with sea lions, meet the dolphins or get your photo taken with different animals.
This park, located in Elche, is a great day out to explore on foot the wonders of nature and its creatures. It’s home to tigers, chimpanzees, giraffes, orangutans, and many more. Bird and sea lion shows are held daily. The ticket also includes a train tour through the park. One of the must-do activities is to swim with sea lions; booking required. To top off a fun-filled day, the Splash Park water area is open during the summer.
This safari park stands on the Aitana mountain, 1,000 metres above sea level. There you’ll be able to see animals in their natural habitat. You must tour the park by car, although you can also visit some areas on foot with the permission of the park staff. You can also join a private tour or guided VIP excursion.
Terra Natura has parks in Benidorm and Murcia. But these animal parks are no ordinary zoo. There you’ll enter a world of ‘zoo-immersion’, where you’ll come within inches of all kinds of animals in their natural habitat with barriers invisible to the naked eye. Terra Natura offers a range of outdoor activities for the whole family.