Children: Days Out For Kids

Parque de las Ciencias
Science park with planetarium, biosphere and eureka halls, observation tower, astronomy garden, butterfly house and exhibition pavillion. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10:00-19:00 and Sundays 10:00- 15:00. Avenida de la Ciencia s/n, 18006 Granada.
Funky Monkeys Bilingual Pre School & Activity Centre
Childcare and recreational activities for resident or visiting kids. English and Spanish qualified teachers and nursery nurses. Afternoon and weekend activities. Themed workshops in summer, halfterm and holidays. Paseo de Mediterraneo 8, Mojacar Playa.
El Puntal
Leisure complex for the entire family, with tennis courts, an olympic size swimming pool, mini golf and a large childrens pool. Shaded lawns and picnic area. Restaurant and bar. Urb Del Puntal, 10 Padul, 18640 Granada.
Oasys Parque Tematico
Wild West theme park with safari park, western town with cowboy gun fights and can-can girls, restaurant, cactus garden and swimming pool with water slides. Ctra. N-340, Km 464, 04200, Tabernas.
Los Millares Tombs
Visit a prehistoric city over 5000 years old, guided tours through the village, tombs and archelogical site. Opening hours Wednesday to Sunday 10:00-14:00 excluding feast days. 04420. Santa Fe de Mondújar, Almería.
Mario Parque Acuatico
Swimming pools, slides, river rides and a black hole. Open June to September, at Camino Las Salinas 10, 04740 Roquetas del Mar.
The largest aquarium in Andalucia with a variety of aquatic life and fish. Open 10:00-21:00 weekdays. Avenida Reino de España, Roquetas de Mar.
Centro Hipico Valle del Amanzora
Horse trekking, pony club and childrens pony camps throughout the year, including weekends and holidays. Family horseriding holidays also available. Near Pulpi.
Small water park with nine rides but enough to entertain everyone for the day including tiny tots. Cenes de la Vega,18190 Granada. 11:00-20:00. June to September. No. 33 bus from Granada city.
Aqua Tropic Parque
Swimming pools, waterslides, rapids and waves. Refreshments available. Open June to September at Velilla Beach, 18690 Almunecar.
Fort Bravo
American Old-West style park with costumed characters, replica saloon, cowboy "shoot outs" in the streets and other entertainment. Ctra. N-340, S/N , 04200, Tabernas.
Lori Sexi Exotic Bird Park
Bird park with a large collection of wild and exotic birds. In the summer months the park holds parrot shows for the children. Open daily 11:00-14:00 and 18:00-21:00 through the summer and 11:00-14:00 and 16:00-18:00 in the winter. Calle Bikini.
Parque Acuatico Vera
Water slides, wave machine, black hole, restaurants and a picnic area. Open May to September. At Ctra Vera Garrucha Villaricos s/n, 04620 Vera Playa.
Activity Centre Mojacar Monkeys
School holiday fun for kids. Programme of themed workshops in summer, half term, Easter and Christmas. Workshops include fun, games, activities and facepainting. At Paseo del Mediterraneo 8 Mojacar Playa, 04638 Mojacar.
Play Zone
Fun for children of all ages. Bouncy castle, ball pit, and play zone. Rifle shooting for adults and licensed bar on site. Open 18:00-24:00. In Baza.
Alcazaba Cultural Program
Family workshops will be held each Sunday at the Moorish fortification,the Alcazaba monument in Almeria city, commencing 11:00. Anyone interested in participating can telephone to book a place.
Rancho Luz del Sol
Horseback riding lessons. All day pony clubs for children under 16. Summer camps and weekly pony clubs in the holidays. Family discounts offered. Paraje Retamar, Partaloa, Nr. Albox, 04810 Almeria.