Activities For Kids In Cyprus

Children are welcome all over the island. Cypriot hospitality ensures a warm greeting.

Whilst most children are at their happiest with a bucket and spade to build fine sand castles or to bury Dad, there are plenty of places to visit to occupy them for hours.

Why not try the Ostrich Wonderland Theme Park twenty-five minutes from Nicosia, the Donkey Sanctuary near to Limassol, the aquariums in Paphos and Protoras, the bird park in Paphos or the Camel Park in Larnaca?

There are mini-golf sites in most resorts. For a day of adventure perhaps try a day out on a pirate ship from Paphos harbour. There is much to see and do.
Water Parks The four most popular water parks on the island are the Aphrodite Water park in Paphos, Fasouri Water mania in Limassol, Water World in Agia Napa and The Fun Park in Protaras. All have special areas and rides for smaller children such as slides, fountains, water guns, and even a slippery octopus to climb. For the bigger children and brave and adventurous adults there are whirlpools, kamikaze slides, wave pools and water chutes plunging down into the darkness! They open daily at 10.00am from May to October.

Boat Trips Such trips are being organised from all resorts from April to November.
From Paphos sail eastwards along the coast towards the famous Akamas peninsula with its beautiful bays of Coral Bay, Corallia Bay and Lara Bay, the natural nesting area of the green turtle caretta caretta. Lunch with local wine is served on board.
Jeep Safari From Paphos. Drive through the local traditional villages to the Akamas peninsula earth roads in four-wheel drive jeeps. Drive by the Lara Bay, Fontana Amorosa, turtle nesting place, to the Avakas GORGE. On the way you will enjoy your lunch in the heart of the Akamas forest and have time to swim in the crystal sea waters of the area. Alternatively, clients may join the mountains safari with panoramic views and glimpses of local traditions and rural life in the surrounding mountain villages.
Reptile and Bird Parks There are several small reptile and bird parks in and around western Cyprus including Paphos Zoo. At these parks you are able to hold snakes and spiders plus look at the variery of birds making them a great way to show children these creatures close at hand.
Ithaki Amusement Park Ithaki Amusement Park and mini golf is an amusement park including a mini-golf course, with video games arcade and a cafe bar. It's ideal for family pleasure and there is a play area for smaller children with swings and slides as well as a bar. Open 7 days a week from 9.00am - 12.00pm situated in Coral Bay just off the main strip. Telephone, 26 81 56 46.

Paphos Zoo Formerly Paphos Bird and Animal Park, has expanded the zoo and have lots more animals now within its confine. There are tigers, giraffes, tortoise and lots of other beautiful animals to see. There are also bird shows several times and day and are great fun for all the family. There is an adoption scheme which would make an unusual and great gift to take back from your holidays. A free bus is provided by the Zoo from Coral Bay and Latchi.
Cosmic Bowling Paphos Cosmic Bowling located between Old Town and Kato Paphos and offers many amenities such as a restaurant, cafe and bar, free internet use, children's play area, video games and other. The bowling arena has 18 lanes for play and you can have as many games as you wish. Cosmic Bowling is well maintained, bright and spacious with plenty of seating and table areas.
Magic Bowl Magic Bowl situated between Latchi and Polis, this 6 laned bowling alley caters for all levels of expertise. Coaches are on hand to offer expert guidance for children and non-players. There is a snack bar on site and the alley is open 4pm till late on week days and 2pm till late at weekends.
Polis Go Karting Polis Go Karting located 1km out of Polis centre on the road to Argaka.There are different size karts so the whole family can enjoy the day out. Also sited here are bumper boats. The circuit is open March to November from 10am through to 11pm. There is a snack bar for refreshments.
St Georges Ranch George’s ranch is located in the picturesque area of Sea Caves. The fully equipped stable yard has 30 stables and 14 paddocks, large practise arena, Tack Room and Shower Room for the horses. The experienced staff are always on hand to provide training or advice on horse management. Trekking around the area of sea caves is an ideal way to see the stunning scenery.
Natilus 7D cinema submarine Located in Paphos harbour this unique submarine shaped 7D cinema is only cinema on the water. Great fun for all the family. Simply pick one of seven different kind of movies, then sit back and feel all 7D effects The combination of 3D movies with chair movement (vibration, sway, tilt, drop, wave motion, or movement in any direction) other effects, such as wind blowing, water spraying, leg and back ticklers, make a great 7D experience.
K Cineplex - Kings Avenue Mall This is an air conditioned six screened state of the art image and sound equipped cinema located on the 1st floor of the Kings Avenue Mall. Films are shown usually in 3 different sittings and are mainly in English with Greek subtitles. Refreshments are available to purchase.
Kidsland (Looney Land) Located on the 1st floor of the Kings Avenue Mall, split into indoor and outdoor play spaces. Looney land is for kids from around 2 – 10 years old. Games outside are such as, Trampolines, wavy slides, toy train track whilst inside there is a jungle gym. Refreshments are available. The amusement centre also offers a ‘leave the kids while you shop’ option. This is for children aged 4-10 only.
Video Arcade Located on the 1st floor of the Kings Avenue Mall. The coin operated games at the arcade include games such as Air Hockey, claw cranes, Car Racers, Virtual Bike rides and much more.
Magic Dancing Water Show A fantastic live spectacular show with combinations of dancing colourful fountains, 3D laser graphics and animations and boasts to be the most realistic erupting volcano show in the world. It is great value for money and is the only place of its kind in Cyprus.
Protaras Ocean Aquarium Protaras Ocean Aquarium is home to 1,000 plus species of birds, reptiles and birds. Relax and have fun as you delve into the depths of the exciting and diverse underwater world or take a walk in the beautiful tropical gardens. Enjoy a spectacular voyage through the rivers, lakes and Oceans of the world. You will encounter 400 different species of sea life including eels and turtles. The gardens are beautiful, you could freely walk among tropical plant-life. There is also a café for snacks and drinks.
Star Leisure A small amusement park on the main Protaras-Cavo Greko Avenue. There are several different games for the kids, such as a bungee jumping, bumper cars, a small train, trampolines and arcade games including table hockey. Mini Golf is also on site for family fun. There is a snack bar that serves drinks and snacks.
Water World Water Park Located on the main coastal road on the outskirts of Ayia Napa, the park boasts over 19 rides and attractions. There is also Go Karting on site. With six different eateries there is sure to be something for everyone. The Park has already received over 25 International Awards for its imagination, marketing strategies and appearance. Its theming, based on ancient Greek mythology and the many facilities it offers, ensures and very pleasant day out for our guests and a comfortable environment for all who work here.

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