Amusement park toddlers: Top 10 for families with small children >–>
Roller coaster, white water slide, just right for big children. So that even small children feel good in the amusement park, there are special offers for toddlers here in the country.
Offers for big and small children
Today it goes to the amusement park. When parents come to their children with this message, the enthusiasm is great. Whether it’s fast-paced rides, special adventure areas, 3-D or 4-D cinemas and a large selection of restaurants, there is a lot to experience together in such an amusement park. Here a family can easily spend a whole day with their children and have a lot of fun.
The park should also be selected based on which attractions it offers and, if the family also includes small children, what it has on offer especially for these little people. We have put together the ten best amusement parks in Germany and give parents and their children an overview of the facilities in the country that are also great for toddlers.
Offers and parks especially for small children
What goes down well with young children is often boring for their older siblings. Conversely, the small children are not yet allowed to use many rides due to their age or a lack of minimum size. Many operators of amusement parks have recognized these problems and have found good solutions especially for small children: amusement parks with a fairytale park for young children are a suitable solution. Just like facilities with horse-drawn carriage rides, petting zoo areas or active offers such as tractor rides, skill courses or panning for gold.
If the little visitors also receive a certificate for their successful participation, then the day in the amusement park went surprisingly well for them. Here are the ten best facilities in the country that are precisely tailored to the wishes and interests of young visitors:
This even reminds the current parents of their own childhood: Dublo, Lego & Co.! (# 01)
Number 1: Legoland Günzburg
This even reminds the current parents of their own childhood: Dublo, Lego & Co.! In Günzburg, Bavaria, the whole family can immerse themselves in the world of Lego bricks and have a lot of fun together. Around 1.3 million visitors stop here every year, with a special area waiting for small children: the land of knights. On large Lego horses, toddlers can master a course or become heroes while panning for gold. Then it’s off to Captain Nick’s pirate battle to fight rough-legged pirates with a water gun.
Telephone: 0180 6 225789
More at www.legoland.de
Opening times depending on the season: Monday to Sunday, park 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (attractions until 6 p.m.)
In part, the park is only open until 6 p.m. in the postseason, and the attractions then until 5 p.m..
Eifelpark: A combination of amusement and wildlife park, that’s what this facility near Bitburg offers. (# 02)
Number 2: Eifel Park
A combination of amusement and wildlife park, that’s what this facility near Bitburg offers. Small children in particular can hardly get astonished here, because in a spacious game park they come very close to wolves, bears and lynxes. Another attraction will make the toddlers’ eyes shine: the puppet theater offers the adventures of the puppet and delights the whole family. Afterwards, brave little people with dad or mom can try out the fast-paced Eifelblitz or a wild water track with a length of 360 meters.
Telephone: 0 65 65 – 95 66-0
Opening times: Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with summer toboggan run, slides, adventure playgrounds, dog show and wildlife park. Some rides go into the winter break. Further information at www.eifelpark.com.
Tier- und Freizeitpark Thüle: You really don’t get to see that every day: A Gibbon baby who dashes cheekily and fearlessly through the enclosure or cuddles with his mom. (# 03)
Number 3: Animal and leisure park Thüle
You really don’t get to see that every day: A Gibbon baby who dashes cheekily and fearlessly through the enclosure or cuddles with his mom. In addition, visitors come close to real lions and beautiful parrots, which also fascinates small children. For a change, the flower carousel invites you to take a ride. Or the whole family can master the 250-meter circuit on the tractor track. A total of over 30 attractions and the well-tended park with many animals make this facility a destination for the whole family.
Over the Worberg 1
Telephone: 0 44 95- 255
Opening times, information about the winter break and more at www.tier-freizeitpark.de.
Ravensburger Spieleland: The park has been awarded several times as a family-friendly theme park in Germany. (# 04)
Number 4: Ravensburger Spieleland
Grasping, touching and participating in a lot is what makes this system so special. At the forest stage, the little visitors follow the tricks of clown Mike, who juggles, tells funny stories for the children and conjures up wonderful things. And then the toddlers also experience such great things: Captain Blue Bear suddenly stands by her side and fools around with them.
If you want to stay longer than a day, you can also spend the night in the holiday village that belongs to the park.
Am Hangenwald 1
Telephone: 0 75 42 – 40 00
More information and opening times at www.spieleland.de
If you want to experience something sensational here, it is best to take a look at the sky. Because the majestic eagle and vulture come flying from above. (# 05)
Number 5: Bayern Park
If you want to experience something sensational here, it is best to take a look at the sky. Because the majestic eagle and vulture come flying from above. They are also the Sara of the raptor show in the park, which has become known nationwide for it. Afterwards, the donkey riding course is still a great experience for the young children, who can also have fun on the mouse race or in the swan carousel. In total, the park currently offers around 80 attractions that delight the whole family.
Telephone: 08 73 4 – 92 98 0
Further information and opening times at www.bayern-park.de.
Fairy tale park Ruhpolding: This park has a lot to offer both on cold days and when the sun is shining, which will also delight young visitors. (# 06)
Number 6: Ruhpolding fairy tale park
This park has a lot to offer both on cold days and when the sun is shining, which will also delight the little visitors: in winter even small children can sledding on a prepared, small hill and in the summer time a treasure hunt and other adventures await. For very brave toddlers, the Drachenbahn is on tour.
Your advantage: The train adapts to the speed of the passengers and therefore turns its laps a little faster and sometimes more comfortably. There are also over 60 attractions to choose from in the amusement park.
Telephone: 08 66 3 – 14 13
Opening times: daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m..
Plohn amusement park
Spending a day with Fred Feuerstein and his family is sure to please even small children. They also experience Max and Moritz here and take the Wichtelbahn to the great dwarf country that belongs to this park. (# 07)
Number 7: Plohn amusement park
Spending a day with Fred Feuerstein and his family is sure to please even small children. They also experience Max and Moritz here and take the Wichtelbahn to the great dwarf country that belongs to this park. If you don’t just want to stay here in the park for a day, you can also book overnight stays in the amusement park. These also definitely suit the taste of toddlers, because there are overnight stays in a hay hotel or in a fairy tale room, for example.
Rodewischer Str. 21
Telephone: 03 76 06 – 86 65 00
Opening times: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Adventure playground and wildlife park in one, that makes this amusement park a special experience. The focus here is on small children, because in the petting zoo young visitors can get very close to goats, guinea pigs and sheep. (# 08)
8th place: Panorama Park Sauerland
Adventure playground and wildlife park in one, that makes this amusement park a special experience. The focus here is on small children, because in the petting zoo young visitors can get very close to goats, guinea pigs and sheep. Or they dare to go to the wolf enclosure with their bigger siblings. In addition, the little children can romp around to their hearts’ content, for example on a 160 square meter bouncy cushion or a slide.
Rinsecker Str. 100
Telephone: 02 72 3 – 71 62 20
More information and opening times at www.panopark.de
For older children and adults there are great offers such as a rafting track, go-karts, a roller coaster and much more. (# 09)
Number 9: Rasti-Land adventure park
From young children to big siblings, there is something for everyone here: the youngest can’t get away from the large kiddie playground or go on a tour with the Western Railway. For older children and adults there are great offers such as a rafting track, go-karts, a roller coaster and much more.
Quanthofer Str. 9
Telephone: 0 51 53 – 9 40 70
More information and opening times at www.rasti-land.de
In the middle of the heartland of Grimm’s fairy tales, in the small town of Witzenhausen in Hesse, is this park, which is open from April to October. (# 10)
Number 10: Ziegenhagen adventure park
This park is located in the heart of the Grimm fairy tale, in the small town of Witzenhausen in Hesse, and is open from April to October. During this time, he offers a maze, a mini ferris wheel in which even small children can float through the air, or the ghost castle for exceptional thrills for the whole family.
Telephone: 0 55 45 – 246
Opening times: Daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Even a trip to such a park can be exhausting and bring many challenges, especially if there are small children. (# 11)
Planning for a trip to the amusement park
Even if all the offers in such amusement parks sound like they promise an unforgettable day for the whole family, one thing should be borne in mind: an excursion to such a park can be exhausting and involve many challenges, especially if there are small children are.
Therefore, the family should plan the trip well in advance and pay attention to some points, such as the following aspects:
- The journey to the adventure park should not be too long.
- If a longer journey cannot be avoided, it should be considered whether you can keep your children happy while driving. Small children in particular get nagged quickly.
- In the amusement park, it is also important to plan meal breaks and, especially in summer, have plenty of drinks with you for small and large children.
- The luggage for such an excursion also includes warm clothes, changing clothes and rain jackets and an umbrella.
- in the case of very large facilities, it is advisable to spend the night in the park or its vicinity and to make the trip a short trip for the whole family.
No matter how great and varied the offer in the park, the stay in such a facility should not last more than six to eight hours. Small children in particular get tired over time and then no longer have anything to offer.
It also makes sense: Before visiting the park, you can get an idea of the facility with the whole family, because all the amusement parks offer information about internet portals, advertising material or service and tourist information in the region. A day in an amusement park for large and small children and their parents or grandparents is well prepared for an unforgettable excursion.
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Marius Beilhammer, born in 1969, studied journalism in Bamberg. He has been writing for technical magazines for many years, and also as a freelance writer on a wide range of market and business topics. As a Franconian cheerful nature, he always finds the balance between lightness and extensive know-how in his work thanks to his pronounced affinity for technology.
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