Children: Days Out For Kids
Activities for kids in The Hague, Rotterdam, Delft, Leiden, Gouda and surrounding areas of Zuid-Holland, including petting zoos, playgrounds, theme parks and family attractions.
Drievliet Family Park
Children's day out in The Hague amusement park, with rides (teacups, rollercoaster, water log ride) and attractions (fun house, nursery garden playground, singing stable). Park is open from Apr to Oct. Accessible by Tram 15 (Laan van s-Gravenmade).
The Hague, Rotterdam, Delft, Leiden and surrounding towns have stables (manege) which offer horse-back riding for children on either Shetland ponies or small horses. Find stables and equestrian sports options in Zuid-Holland here...
Children love animals so expect a visit to the Rotterdam zoo, with animals from every continent on the planet, to be well received by young and old alike. The zoo also offers an aquarium and an indoor playground. Open every day 10:00-18:00. Accessible by....
Petting Zoos in The Hague
There are 10 city farms (stadsboerderij) or petting zoos for kids (kinderboerderij) in The Hague area. Children learn how cows are milked, sheep are sheered and can feed the rabbits and baby lambs. Most open Tue to Sun 09:00-17:00.
Pancake Boat Rotterdam
All you can eat pancakes on a 75-minute boat cruise along the Maas River. Plain, apple and bacon flavoured pancakes with a full range of toppings. The boat also has a kids playroom below deck. Departure point is Parkhaven (near Euromast).
Petting Zoo SKiP (Naaldwijk)
Westland kids petting zoo offers children the opportunity to get close up with several farm type animals species: shetland pony, goats, sheep, rabbits, guinea pigs, cats, birds. Check website for days/times open. Aalbersestraat 55, 2672 DR Naaldwijk
Skyview Ferris Wheel
The only ferris wheel built over water in northern Europe offers 36 climate controlled cabins with views of Scheveningen beach, the South Holland coastline and the North Sea. Activity for children, adults and families in The Hague. Open daily 10:00-20:00....
Children can enjoy a day out at one of the miniature golf courses in The Hague, Rotterdam, Leiden, Delft, Gouda and surroundings. Glow in the dark golf is also on offer. Find a list of mini golf courses in South Holland here...
Large public playground for children in Rotterdam Crooswijk area offers sandbox, slides, see saw, climbing apparatus, football field and more. Indoor community center. Pets, bikes, skating not allowed in park. Tram 7. Schuttersweg 74, 3034 RN Rotterdam
Many of the bowling alleys located throughout South Holland offer special prices for kids, events designed with children or teens in mind, such as Disco Bowling, and gutter stops designed for the youngest bowlers. Find South Holland bowling alleys here...
Zein Holiday Camps
With 10 years of experience developing school holiday camps for the international community in The Hague, Zein guarantees our full range of themed camps (including sports, arts and crafts) will meet your needs, whether it be for a single day of fun or an....
Speeltuin Westerhonk (Delft)
Outdoor childrens playground in Delft (Westerkwartier) open afternoons from April to October. Slides, swings, monkey bars, see saws, tree forts and more. 5 minute walk from Delft train station. Annual membership. van Bleiswijckstraat, 2613 NR Delft
Petting Zoo De Wilgenhof (Rotterdam)
Childrens petting farm in Rotterdam Hillegersberg-Schiebroek area. Cows, ponies, goats, sheep, pigs, chickens, rabbits. Open daily 08:00-16:30. Accessible by bus (De Wilgenborgh), tram 25 (Donkersingel). Ringdijk 76, 3054 KV Rotterdam
Various climbing options for kids ages 4-12 years including 'get to know climbing' sessions on first Wednesday of month, Satursday morning youth climbing club, children's parties and more. The Hague HollandsSpoor and De Uithof, Rotterdam Kralingen
Childrens activity centers and indoor playgrounds in South Holland. For kids ages 0-12. Climbing apparatus, ball pools, trampolines, inflatables. Open 7 days. Childrens parties. The Hague, Warmond, Gouda, Rotterdam, Sliedrecht, Bleiswijk, Spijkenisse
Maritime museum in Rotterdam; the oldest in the Netherlands (1874). Info and exhibits on Dutch maritme history. Tue to Sat 10:00 - 17:00, Sun 11:00-17:00. Open Mondays on school holidays. Trams #2,23,25 (Churchillplein). Leuvehaven 1, 3011 EA Rotterdam.
Educational activity for kids and adults in the Rotterdam area. See first hand what it is like to build a new port by reclaiming land from the sea. Interactive screens provide aerial views. Car or fast ferry accessible. Europaweg 902, 3199 LC Rotterdam
Museum de Gevangenpoort
The 'prison gate' museum in the old town section of The Hague city center engages children as they see how and where prisoners used to be kept after breaking the law, some even tortured because their acts were so bad. Only children age 8 years and up are....
Vlinders aan de Vliet
An 850m2 tropical butterfly park in The Hague area, located inside of a greenhouse. A fun and educational day out for children, families and those who appreciate nature. Open Tue to Sun from late February to end of October. Bus 45/46 (Vlindertuin). Veurse...
Indoor skateboarding center in south Rotterdam, with padded floor, ramps, jumps. Boards, scooters, helmets, pads can be rented. Minimum age 7 years. Annual/6-month memberships, single or multi-entry cards. Private and group lessons. Children's parties. Ro...
Binnenmaas Recreation Park
Childrens day out in Rotterdam-Dordercht area. Family amusement park and recreation area in the Hoekschewaard. Mini race cars, electric boats, miniature golf, outdoor pool, water slides. Pedal boat, kayak rentals. Vrouwehuisjesweg 7A, Mijnsheerenland
Petting Zoo t Geertje (Zoeterwoude)
Leiden area childrens petting farm, with additional activities including canoe rental. On the farm are goats, cows, pigs, horses, sheep, chickens, rabbits. Mon to Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 12:00-17:00. Geerweg 7, 2381 LT Zoeterwoude.
A fun, active day out for the family or your child? SnowWorld offers guaranteed fun in the snow 365 days a year. Discount family passes, children's parties and ski or snowboard lessons! Conveniently located near The Hague and Rotterdam in Zoetermeer.
Louwman Auto Museum
Hollands national automotive museum offers a day out for kids, families and car lovers in The Hague - Wassenaar - Leiden area. The worlds oldest private car collection, many driven in international races or films. Leidsestraatweg 57, 2594BB Den Haag.
Petting Zoo Bouwlust (Rotterdam)
Rotterdam area petting farm with special activities for kids. Sheep, cows, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs. Open daily 08:30-20:30 (closed for lunch weekdays 12:00-13:00). Childrens birthday parties also available. Oostgaag 31, 3155 CE Maasland
Outdoor trampoline activities center on the beach in Scheveningen, next to the Pier offers a play and exercise area with padded jumping areas for kids and adults. Jumping harness apparatus also. Open April to September. Strandweg 44, 2586 JW Den Haag
Petting Zoo de Bookesprong (Rotterdam)
Childrens petting zoo in Rotterdam Oude-Mathenesse area. Animals include cows, horses, pigs, sheep, goats, donkeys, rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens. Open daily 08:15-16:30. Metro A/B/C (Marconiplein). Tjalklaan 90, 3028JK Rotterdam
Petting Zoo Hoek van Holland
Childrens petting farm activities in Hook of Holland. Open daily 10:00-16:00. Goats, sheep, chickens, roosters, peacocks, miniature ponies, rabbits, cows. Walking distance from main train station. Willem van Houtenstraat 71, 3151 AC Hoek van Holland
A full range of children's activities is offered in The Hague's largest indoor sports and entertainment center. Family fun - skiing, ice skating, snowboarding, go-karts, laser game, sumo wrestling, restaurant and more. Tram 3/4. Jaap Edenweg 10, Den Haag
Indoor childrens playground located in The Hague Zuiderpark area. Separate area for toddlers (age 0-4 yrs). Inflatables, games, toys, rides. For older kids air hockey, pinball, foosball. Tram 9 (Melis Stokelaan). Mr.P.Droogleever Fortuynweg 79,Den Haag
Attractie Centrum Zoetermeer
Indoor activities center for kids/adults in The Hague area. Go karting, bungee contests, laser games. Reservations suggested. Wed 13:00-22:30, Thu 17:00-22:30, Fri 17:00-24:00, Sat 11:00-24:00, Sun 12:00-22:30. Wattstraat 20, 2723 RC Zoetermeer
Childrens indoor playground in Rotterdam Alexander area for ages 0-12 years. Trampolines, slides, climbing nets all padded. Snack area, free WiFi, childrens parties also. Metro A/B. Tue to Fri 09:00-19:00, Sat/Sun 10:00-19:00. Koperstraat 17, Rotterdam
Petting Zoo De Kraal (Rotterdam)
Childrens petting zoo in Rotterdam Kralingse Bos. Cows, goats, sheep, a donkey, a pony, chickens, rabbits, geese, peacocks. Open daily 08:30-16:30. Bus 38 (Kerkhoflaan - 10 min walk), tram 7 (Vlietlaan - 20 min walk). Langepad 60, 3062 CJ Rotterdam
Petting Zoo Het Akkertje (Rijswijk)
Childrens petting zoo and playground in Rijswijk. Kids can cuddle rabbits and guinea pigs, pet the sheep, goats and other farm animals, take a ride on a donkey. A cafe serves coffee and snacks. Open 7 days. Tram 17. Julialaantje 15a, Rijswijk
Flavour Visagies Makeup Parties
Rotterdam area salon offers makeup application parties for girls in three age groups 4-8, 8-12 and 13-19. In the Rotterdam Oud-Crosswijk/ Kralingen area. Tue 12:30-17:30, Wed-Sat 10:00-17:30. Tram #7 (Boezemsingel). Vlietlaan 42A, 3061 DZ Rotterdam
CORPUS | journey through the human body
See, feel and hear in the most spectacular way how the human body works and the roles exercise, nutrition and healthy living play for it to work best. Located in The Hague-Leiden area. Audio tour in 8 languages incl. English and Dutch. Ages 6 up.
National Museum of Natural History offers exhibits specifically geared toward school aged children, such as dinosaurs, primeval times, ice age, modern earth, biotechnology. Open daily 10:00-17:00. 10-min walk from Leiden Central. Pesthuislaan 7, Leid...
De Delft Museum
Historical shipping yard in Rotterdam maintained as it was in its heyday in the 1800s. Children can visit replicas and originally sailing vessels which have been restored. Tue to Fri 10:00-16:00, Sat 11:00-17:00. Tram 8. Schiehaven 15, 3024 EC Rotterdam
Children get to sail miniature replica boats on their own, in a canal near the big St. Lawrence Church (Laurenskerk). Mini police boats, fire boats and container ships. Open 1 April-31 October. Metro to Beurs or Blaak. Grotekerkplein, 3011 CG Rotterdam
Outdoor activity center offering paintball, laser game, archery, canoeing and sailing, childrens parties. Open 09:00-22:00 by appointment. Visiting location: Kanaaldijk West 2, 3238 LM Zwartewaal. Mailing address: Postbus 287, 3230 AG Brielle.
Rotterdam family park with playground and rides for children (up to age 12), zoo and petting farm, rose garden. Childrens parties organized. Open year round 7 days/week (times vary by season). Tram 25 (Wilgenlei). Ringdijk 20, 3053 KS Rotterdam
Scouting Prins Alexander
Scouting activities for youth ages 6-19 years old in Rotterdam Prins Alexander-Hillergersberg-Schiebroek areas. Groups based on age (6-10 yrs, 7-10 yrs, 10-15 yrs and 16-19 yrs). Weekly activities. Tram 4 (Lommerijk). Prinsenmolenpad 56, Rotterdam
The Provincie Zuid-Holland establishes and maintains information about freshwater swimming locations in the province, including locations lakes and ponds in Delft, Zoetermeer, Leiden, Rotterdam, Hellevoetsluis, Dordrecht and The Hague. Swimming season is....
The thought of space exploration excites a child's mind, which makes Europe's first permanent space exhibition a good choice as a day out activity for children in Zuid-Holland. Restaurant and cafe on site. Open Tues to Sun 10:00-17:00 (and Mon during scho...
Conveniently located near The Hague and Rotterdam, SnowWorld is a fun day out activity for kids and families. Enjoy 1, 2, 4 or 8 hours of skiing or snowboarding (can include lesson). Discount family pass, children's parties, restaurant! Buytenparkla...
AMazing Scheveningen is the largest hall of mirrors in the Netherlands! Over 100 mirrors set in a nautical theme. A fun activity for children, teens and adults in The Hague area. Located in Palace Promenade shopping mall. Tram 1/9 (Kurhaus). Open 7 days.
Family theme park and a day out for children in Leiden area. Exhibits and reconstructed buildings which existed in Holland from pre-historic and Roman times through Middle Ages. Open April to October, select school holidays. Archeonlaan 1, Alphen a/d Rij
Teams hunt each other with laser guns in a glowing submarine setting under water. For adults, students, children. At Het Park/Maas River in Rotterdam. Open Wed 13:00-22:00, Thu 16:00-22:00, Fri 15:00-01:00, Sat 11:00-01:00, Sun 11:00-22:00.
Sport en Spel Paleis
Sports and activties center for children ages 4-18 years located in De Uithof in The Hague Eskamp district. Bungee trampolines, archery, water slides, survival games, quad bikes, inflatables, climbing apparatus. Jaap Edenweg 10, Den Haag
Theme park offering mini replicas of some of the Netherlands most popular landmarks. In The Hague-Scheveningen area, it offers a day outing for children, families, and tourists. Recently renovated. Tram #9 (Madurodam). G Maduroplein 1, 2584 RZ Den Haag.
Public indoor (year-round) and outdoor (summer) swimming pools (zwembads) are located throughout South Holland including The Hague, Rotterdam, Katwijk, Delft, Wassenaar, Voorschoten, Leiden, Dordrecht, Gouda and Noordwijk. Find Zuid-Holland public swimmin...
Fun activity for kids in Rotterdam city center area. Largest indoor mini world replica in Benelux. Trains move through the Dutch countryside and in the city. Watch streetlamps illuminate as night begins to fall. Open Wed to Sun. 5-min walk from Central St...
Petting Zoos in Delft
Delft has two petting zoos for children (kinderboerderij) where they can get up close to sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits, cows, chickens and other animals. They are located at Buytenpark (Korflaan 3a) and Tanthof (Abstwoude 5).
Indoor trampoline jumping center in The Hague Scheveningen area for children of all ages, toddlers to seniors. The jumping field is 32x28 meters with slanted cushioned walls to ensure safety. Free jumping sessions, fitness classes, childrens parties. Open...