7 Must-Visit Kid-Friendly Tourist Spots In And Near Manila

kid-friendly attractions in manila

Planning a trip with your children? We’ve listed the best kid-friendly attractions where you and your bagets can have loads of fun!

‘Tis the season to be jolly indeed, at least for families who have been wanting to bring their kids out again. If it has been challenging for us singles to travel this pandemic, imagine how extra challenging it is for those families with children. They can’t even dine in at some restaurants because of the strict protocols. But now, kids are allowed to enter malls, restaurants, and other establishments!

Top 7 Kid-Friendly Outdoor Attractions In & Near Manila

We understand the struggle to find places where you can take your kids for some fun. So we did the research and here are some of the kid-friendly attractions you should visit:

  1. Manila Ocean Park
  2. Avilon Zoo
  3. Yoki’s Farm
  4. Toontown Park
  5. Ocean Adventure Subic
  6. Paradizoo
  7. Dinosaur Island

What’s inside this blog?

1. Manila Ocean Park

manila ocean park kid-friendly attractions in manila

If you want a sea adventure, why not visit Manila Ocean Park? It is the Philippines’ first world-class marine theme park and a premier educational facility. Manila Ocean Park has regular aquatic performances and chances to get up close to some beautiful tropical fish. Everyone, especially the kids, will love this adventure! 

Manila Ocean Park also offers one of the most exciting things to do in Manila—the Aquanaut experience. It allows you to wear an oxygen-filled space helmet and walk underwater. This ocean park surely is a great place to visit in Manila.

Manila Ocean Park is open to all ages until December 15, 2021. For guests aged 0 to 17, they must be accompanied by a fully-vaccinated parent or guardian upon visit.

Address: Quirino Grandstand, Ermita, Luneta 1000 Manila
Contact information: (+632) 8567-7777

2. Avilon Zoo

Avilon Zoo kid-friendly attractions in manila

Located in Rodriguez, Rizal, Avilon Zoo is currently the largest zoological institution in the country in terms of the collection of live animals. It is home to more than 3,000 species of exotic wildlife including birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, freshwater fishes, and invertebrates. If you want to interact with the animals, you can also feed them. We can’t argue how fun that is!

Address: 9003 GP Sitio Gulod, San Isidro, 1860 Rodriguez, Rizal
Contact information: (+632) 948 3986

(+632) 948 9866

avilonzoo@gmail.com

3. Yoki’s Farm

yokis farm kid-friendly attractions in manila

Just a few hours away from the metro, Yoki’s Farm is an ideal place to bring your kids. Here they will not only see some animals up close but they can also experience farming! Yoki’s Farm provides a farm experience perfect for family and friends as you will experience basic hydroponic farming. The guided tour will share mindful insights on how to plant vegetables using hydroponic technologies and how to maintain them for premium-quality farm produce. Now that’s an educational tour!

Address: 003 Tabluan Road, Palocpoc 1, Mendez, Cavite
Contact information: (046) 409 7257 / +63999 994 9603

4. Toontown Park

Toontown Park Laguna kid-friendly attractions in manila

Photo credits to Toontown PARK

Want to see your favorite superheroes and cartoon characters in person? Toontown Park in Laguna features lifesize statues of popular superheroes such as Iron Man, Spider-Man, Batman, and more! 

Address: Calamba, Laguna
Contact information: https://www.facebook.com/TOONTOWNPARK/  

5. Ocean Adventure Subic

Ocean Adventure Subic kid-friendly attractions in manila

Photo credits to Ocean Adventure Subic Bay

Ready to go for a few more hours of road trip? Bring your kids to Ocean Adventure Subic and let them have fun with the sea creatures! They feature lots of animal shows that are sure to entertain the kids and kids-at-heart.

Address: Camayan Wharf, West Ilanin Forest Area, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
Contact information:  (047) 252-9000 / (0919) 061 9054

6. Paradizoo

paradizoo pasyalan sa tagaytay

Photo credits to Zoomanity Group

If you’re an animal lover and fancy a safari-kind-of-like trip, then you might want to include Paradizoo and ZooRI (Zoo at Residence Inn) in your Tagaytay tourist spots itinerary. You can see all kinds of lovely animals from farm-raised horses, chickens and wild ones like lions, monkeys to aerial creatures. You can also see reptiles like snakes and iguanas and various sea creatures. So if you’re still asking where to go in Tagaytay and what fun things to do in Tagaytay, this is the answer.

Address: 493, Mendez-Tagaytay Road, Mendez, 4121
Contact information: (+63) 927-589-9696

7. Dinosaur Island

Dinosaur Island Pampanga kid-friendly attractions in manila

Photo credits to Dinosaurs Island Clark

At Dinosaur Island in Pampanga, you’ll experience the dinosaur era, with lifesize animatronic dinosaurs at Dinosaurs Island Pampanga that will definitely spark the Ross Geller in you.

Address: Clark Freeport Zone Clark Freeport Zone 2010 Mabalacat, Pampanga
Contact information: (045) 499-3019

Note that some of the kid-friendly destinations might still be closed for the public. It’s best to contact the establishment before your trip to avoid hassles. Nevertheless, if your desired tourist spot is not yet open, at least you’ve got something to look forward to next time!

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Frequently Asked Questions About Kid-Friendly Tourist Spots

Q: Where can I take my kids today?
A: Here are some of the kid-friendly attractions you should visit:

  • Manila Ocean Park
  • Avilon Zoo
  • Yoki’s Farm
  • Toontown Park
  • Ocean Adventure Subic
  • Paradizoo
  • Dinosaur Island

Q: What can I do with my family this weekend?
A: Now that kids are being allowed to travel again in some areas in the Philippines, there are many things to do with your family like: 

  1. Dining
  2. Picnic
  3. Road trip
  4. Beach getaway
  5. Visiting a zoo

Q: Are minors allowed in Tagaytay 2021?
A: Yes. Travelers below 18 years old can now dine in restaurants in Tagaytay, even if unvaccinated.

Q: Can we go to Tagaytay now 2021?
A: Yes. Tagaytay is now open for tourists.

Q: Are kids allowed to enter malls?
A: Yes, the Philippine government has allowed kids to enter malls provided they are accompanied by parents/guardians, and following minimum health standards.

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