Nothing beats the joy and thrill of kids’ experiencing amusement parks. It is an enjoyable experience for kids as well as for parents who can relive their childhood. We have shortlisted some of the best theme parks in the world where you can visit with your family. So, book your summer vacation with us, pack your bags and set-off for an amusement of a lifetime!
1) Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Florida, Orlando, USA:
World renowned Walt Disney Company has created a dreamland for people who are crazy for amusement. Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida is a treat for children of all age groups, who have grown up seeing Disney cartoons and movies. Some great attractions are Grand Avenue, Pixar Place, and Mickey Avenue. To experience the spectacular Harry Potter World, you can take your kids for a Diagon Alley Tour as well.
2) PortAventura World – Costa Daurada, Spain:
PortAventura is an exotic theme park situated on the Costa Daurada in Spain. This one is a must-visit, not just for children, but for amusement freaks too. The park which boasts of around 4 million visitors every year, is considered as most visited theme park in Spain. Kids as well as adults can have fun at star attractions like El Secreto de los Mayas, Silver River Flume, Grand Canyon Rapids, Carousel and Coco Piloto.
3) Legoland – Billund, Denmark:
A paradise for children, the amazing Legoland Park is located in Billund, Denmark. Built in the mid-1960s, this original Legoland is almost a heritage amusement park in Billund. As the name suggests the park is themed on Lego and is divided into nine areas including Duplo Land, Imagination Zone, Knight’s Kingdom, Legoredo Town, Miniland, Amusement Land, Polar Land, Pirate Land and Ninjago World. Anyone and everyone, who have played with Legos, will find themselves in Lego heaven! It is suggested to be there before the gate opens as the queue can get very long.
4) Aquaventure Waterpark – Dubai, United Arab Emirates :
Aquaventure Waterpark in Dubai has managed to be on the number one position in the whole Middle East and Europe. You and your kids can take a tour of the exciting Lost Chambers Aquarium that consists of over 65,000 incredible marine animals. The lazy river and the tube ride through shark lagoon are some exclusive activities for kids. The park shuts at 5.30 pm, so always plan to reach early and prepare in advance by buying the tickets online or pre-booking it with your package!
5) Gold Reef City – Johannesburg, South Africa:
As the name suggests, Gold Reef City Park is located on old gold mine of South Africa. This amusement park in Johannesburg is mainly based on Gold Rush theme. This theme park is made for people of all age group, from kids to adults. Roller coasters, water rides, and casino are the most famous things that attract adults. On the other hand, the kids can enjoy at the Carousel, Cups & Saucers, Elephant Ride and Golden Wave.
6) Everland – Yongin, South Korea:
Everland in South Korea is the largest and most recommended theme park in the country. With around 7.3 million annual tourist visits, it became the world’s sixteenth most visited park in 2014. Kids can have fun at the exciting Animal Shows; take the 4th longest wooden roller coaster, T-Express; visit the amazing Magic Land; you can also get a caricature done with your family at park. Apart from thrilling rides for adults, the park also offers European Amusement if you want to feel the European ambience and fine dining experience at classy restaurants.
7) China Dinosaurs Park - Changzhou, Jiangsu, China:
Experience the adrenaline rush at spectacular theme park in Changzhou, known as the China Dinosaurs Park. The park has dinosaur museum that houses a variety of dinosaur fossils, making it authentic and unique. Moreover, there are recreational activities for kids as well as adults, which include Dinotoon, Twisting Lollipop, Theatre Shows for kids, Crazy Firedrake Drill, Jet Tower and Dinoconda, a 4D Roller Coaster. It gives you an adventurous experience that lasts a lifetime.
8) SeaWorld Orlando – Florida, USA:
The US has the most exciting marine zoological park, famously known as SeaWorld Orlando. This theme park in orange county, Florida, has a flying roller coaster that will give you the most exhilarating experience and an up-close encounter with the most amazing sea world creatures. It has everything for everyone. You get to see a wide range of marine life creatures like Brown Pelicans, American Alligators, Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins and many more.
9) Six Flags Mexico – Mexico City, Mexico:
Earlier known as the Reino Aventura, the Six Flags México is most visited amusement park in Mexico as well as Latin America. The main rides that attract the kids are the superhero themed rides like Justice League 4D Dark Ride, Wonder Woman Coaster, Splash, Batman Ride and many more. Buying VIP tickets can save you 30-50 minutes per major rides.
10) Sunway Lagoon – Selangor, Malaysia:
Owned by the Sunway Group, Sunway Lagoon is an amusement theme park in Malaysia. Kids as well as adults can enjoy adventurous rides in Scream Park, Amusement Park, Extreme Park and Nickelodeon. The Sunway Lagoon also has amazing Wildlife Park that consists of an exotic variety of mammals, reptiles, animals and birds.