Children: Days Out For Kids

Go-karting Granja Viana
Children from 13 years can rent go-karts and race, on Sundays children aged between 6 and 12 can do the same. R. Dr. Tomás Sepe, 443 - Jardim da Glória - Cotia.
Zoo Safari
The Sao Paulo Zoo Safari is a unique opportunity to view the native Brazilian animals enjoying their local habitat in an area of 80,000 m2. Av. Cursino 6338, Vila Moraes.
Sao Paulo Zoo
One of the largest Zoos in the world with 3,200 species, now recieves around 2 million visitors per year. Provides an excellent day out for children and adults alike. Tuesday to Sunday 09:00-17:00. Avenida Miguel Stefano, 4241, Agua Funda.
Ubatuba Aquarium
Octopus, seals and tropical fish in 24 salt and sweet water tanks. Activities for children include feeding the penguins between 12:00-17:00. Monday to Friday 10:00-22:00. R. Guarani, 859, Itagua, Ubatuba.
Childrens Park
Tennis courts, skating areas with simple obstacles, trees with platforms and slides. Av. Zaki Narchi, 1.309 - Carandiru - North. Green areas: Monday and Sunday 06:00-21:30; Sport areas: Monday to Saturday 06:00-02:00; Sunday 06:00-23:00.
Pet Zoo
Mini-farm with pigs, cows, rabbits, pea-cocks and chickens. Also fun games like sack races. Estr. de Caucaia do Alto, 4101, access through km 39 da Raposo Tavares, Caucaia do Alto, Cotia. Reservations for school trips.
PanaPana Childrens Library
Childrens library with many infants books and small tables for them to sit and read. Rua Leandro Dupré, 396 - Vila Clementino - South. Monday to Friday 09:00-18:00; Saturday 10:00-18:00.
Ibirapuera Park
Ibirapuera Park is the biggest green space in Sao Paulo and where Paulistanos and visitors come to exercise, relax or visit attractions such as art galleries. Daily 05:00-12:00 Avenida Pedro Alvares Cabral, Vila Mariana Paraiso metro.
The first big play park in Sao Paulo has many rides and attractions including a turbo drop. Marginal Tiete, Jose Gomes Falcao, 20, Barra Funda.
Biblioteca Municipal Monteiro Lobato
Infant and child public library created in 1936. Gen. Jardim, 485 - Vila Buarque - Centro. Monday to Friday 08:00-18:00, Saturday 10:00-17:00.
Aquario de Sao Paulo
Sao Paulos aquarium with sharks, sting-rays and penguins. Childrens parties arranged, open daily from 09:00-18:00. R. Huet Bacelar, 407, Ipiranga 04275-000.
Circo Zanni
Sao Paulos circus with trapeze artists and clowns. Rua Augusta, 344 - Centro. Friday 20:30, Saturday 16:00 and 20:30, Sundays 16:00 and 19:00.
Hopi Hari
The park has 40 different rides and attractions spread out over 179,000 square meters and divided into 5 areas. Fridays from 09:30-17:30, Saturdays and Sundays 10:00-20:00. Rod. dos Bandeirantes, km 72.5, Vinhedo.
Biblioteca Hans Christian Anderson
A traditional library inaugurated in 1950 and recently reformed. 17 thousand childrens books, childrens theater and narration activities. Av. Celso Garcia, 4.142 - Tatuapé - East. Monday to Friday 08:00-17:00; Saturday 09:00-16:00
Circo Vox
Acrobats and jugglers, theater style live entertainment for children and the family. R. Branco de Moraes, 63 Chac. Sto. Antonio Altura, 1000.
Wet n Wild
Wet adventure park with kids lagoon, crazy drop, lazy river, surge, twister, sun-tan lagoon, space bowl and a wave lagoon. Check website for opening hours. Rod. dos Bandeirantes Km 72, Itupeva, Sao Paulo.
Parque da Monica
Jumping trampolines, swimming pool of balls, circuits of obstacles, parents can accompany their children. Shopping Eldorado. Av. Reboucas, 3970, Pinheiros. Thursday and Friday 10:00-17:00, Saturday and Sunday 11:00-19:00. Closed on Mondays.
Aqua Branca
Biggest green area in Sao Paulo at 120,000 meters square. Park created in 1929 and has various attractions including an aquarium, geographic museum and playgrounds. Av Francisco Matarazzo, 455, Agua Branca. Free for the under fives and over sixty fives.
Livraria Nove Sete
Infants and childrens bookshop, shelves are seperated by themes. Large cushions for reading and a cafeteria. Rua França Pinto, 97 - Vila Mariana - South. Monday to Friday 10:00-19:00; Saturday 10:00-18:00.
Sao Paulos planetarium is situated in Parque Ibirapuera. 280 seats under the 48-foot-high dome. Gate 2, Av. Pedro Alvares Cabral, Parque Ibirapuera. Weekdays 09:00-18:00, weekends 10:30 until the final session.