Children: Days Out For Kids

Adventure parks and things to do with kids in the Dordogne region, such as go karting, water parks, animal parks and zoos. Find activities for children during the school holidays and weekends.

Jump-in Land Animations
Inflatables indoor and outdoor park for kids from 18 months old to 12 years old or 1.55 meters high. Birthday organisation, snack and wifi zone. At Hautefort.
Parc de Loisirs de Chandos
Aquapark with 3 swimming pools; fishing, pony rides, kids games, picnic area and more. At Montpon Menesterol, Dordogne (24).
Parc de loisirs - Aux Etangs du Bos
Leisure park for children with pools, waterslides, bouncy castles, electric car circuits, pony rides, trampolines, ping-pong and more. Campsite and fishing lake. At Le Bugue.
20 Minutes from the city center of Bordeaux, the park offers 13 different trails for the whole family (from 8 years old). There are 4 to 5 hours of games. Special trail for 3 to 7 year old kids (33).
Zoo de Bordeaux Pessac
15 Min from Bordeaux, this zoo offers an African savannah with zebra, antelope, ostrich and birds from Africa. The 56 ha park is home to some 400 animals belonging to 110 different species.
Kid Parc
A fun fair and theme park for the kids. It has train rides, trampolines, spinning cups, carousels, flying chairs, a kids circus and much more. At 131 Route Grand Lacs, Gujan Mestras in the Arcachon Basin (33).
Les Jardins dAu-Dela.
Natural gardens set in 3 ha. Features plants from around the world and more than 530 different species of trees. Also offers a small zoo with ostriches, emus and more. Located at Chambon, Brantome.
Jardins dArborie
Offers over 2000 different species of cacti, bonsai, and more amongst a wide variety of trees. Located at le Bugue sur Vezere. Open May to September.
Aqua Park de Bergerac
Water park that features 1000 m² of swimming pools, water slides, beach volleyball, mountain biking, quad bikes and more. Open May to September. Located on Route de Bordeaux in Bergerac, Dordogne (24).
Latour Marliac
30 km north of Agen, one of the oldest water lily nurseries. Open from May to September.
Zoo du Bassin d'Arcachon
Zoological park on 22 ha in the Bassin d'Arcachon with many wild animals including cheetahs, meerkats, orangutan, sloths and birds as well as elephants, lions, giraffes and hippos. Open from April to November. 
Lac de Gurson
The Gurson lake is found on an 18 ha domain and features two large lakes (one for fishing) aquatique toboggans, pedalos, mini-golf, horse rides, tennis, kids games and a picnic area. Located at Carsac de Gurson.
La Foret des Ecureuils
5 km from Sarlat. An adventure trail from 2 to 5 hours with 6 differents trails including one for kids taller than 1.15 m. Offers the paint-ball game in a 6 ha forest (24).
Rev Quad
Quad biking in and around Badefols sur Dorodgne.
Bergerac Karting
Go-karting from 7 years old. Group reservations available. At La Cavaille, St Laurent des Vignes in Bergerac.
In Gujan Mestras, in the heart of the Arcachon basin, 8 hectares of land dedicated to water entertainment. Open from June to September (33).
Ferme Animaliere du Touron
20 hectare park with a wide range of animals. Restaurant on site. At Campsegret on the Bergerac-Perigueux Road.
Les P'tits Castors
Interior entertainment centre. Slides, ball pools, dark rooms, bouncy castles and more. For children aged 12 months to 12 years. At route de Bordeaux, St Laurent des Vignes.
La Coccinelle
A mini farm devoted to domestic animals, located in Gujan-Mestras, 10 min from Arcachon. 800 animals to discover. Aimed at 1 to 12 year old children (33).
Parc aux Dinosaures
Dinosaur park including tree obstacle course and caves. At Saint Leon sur Vezere.
Rope walking in the tree tops with 8 different circuits. Also swimming area. At Lacapelle-Biron.
Loisirs Karting 47
Apart from an impressive karting track, they offer numerous other activities including a bouncy castle, a quad circuit, an electic car circuit, paint ball, and have a cafe / restaurant as well. See their website for more details (in French).
Harris Horses
English speaking equestrian centre offering residential riding holidays for kids, adult courses, ponies, riding and outoor activities. At Coutras, Gironde (33).
La Foret des Singes
Monkey forest containing 130 free-roaming Barbary Macaques. At Rocamadour in the Lot.
Le Chaudron Magic
The Magic Cauldron is an animal farm with cows, goats, rabbits and much more. Feed and stroke the animals and learn how to make cheese. Located at Brugnac sur Garonne, Lot et Garonne (47).
Aquarium du Perigord Noir
40 km south east of Perigueux is an aquarium which reproduces the life of river fish. There is the possibility to feed the fish with the help of the resident biologists.
Parcours Aventure lAppel de la Foret
25 min from Perigueux and Sarlat. For the whole family (from 5 to 77). Set in a forest of 100 year old oaks. 9 independant trails offered. 2 to 4 hours of sport and leisure (24).
Walibi Aquitaine
Located 5km from Agen at 47 Route Agen, Rocquefort, Lot-et-Garonne. 30 hectares of natural parc to be explored including an 18th century castle. Attractions include a Pirate Boat, Fandango, Roller Coaster, water rides, kids rides and much, much more.
La Foret de lAventure
The Forest of Adventures is at Lede de Montalivet in Vendays - Montalivet, Gironde. Offers a mini course for ages 2 , small course for ages 5 and the Adventure Course for young and old which consists of 45 activities and takes 2h30 (33).