is a cosmopolitan place with entertainment
for all ages, and the water and amusement parks are no exception. Take a look at our pick of the best water and amusement parks in the city, and get ready to share some unforgettable experiences with your family and friends on your next holiday.
Fancy a child opening her own bank account, using an ATM, cooking sushi and attending to a sick dog. All these activities and many more can be enjoyed at Kidzania, an entertainment center where kids can experience some of the joys and challenges of real life. Children are given the opportunity to play in a variety of environments, to discover how adult life works. They can cure animals in veterinary clinics, make transactions in banks, write for a newspaper, be a chef, fire officer, or police officer, host their own radio show, and many more experiences.
Avenida Vasco de Quiroga, 3800 92, Cuajimalpa, Contadero, 05109 Ciudad de Mexico, CDMX, Mexico, +52 5591774700
Bosque de Chapultepec
El Bosque de Chapultepec is a famous urban park in Mexico City. It is one of the most important tourist spots in the city, and a place of history, art, culture and activities for all the family. You can spot murals painted by Alfaro Siqueiros, one of the main proponents of Mexican muralism. Activities for kids, teens, and families in general include biking tours, storytelling, art workshops, night picnics, theater performances, and sports. This is a great place for tourists to get to know a bit of Mexican history and culture, while also enjoying some quality family time. After all this, you can relax by taking a boat out on the lake.
Bosque de Chapultepec I Secc, 11100 Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico, +52 5552711939
Water Park Tepetongo
This is a great place to head for when you want to escape from the heat of the city. Tepetongo has water slides, a lake, and a swimming pool. There’s also a volleyball field, boats, a barbecue area, and restaurants where you can get some delicious food when you get hungry and need to charge your energy to continue the fun. If you prefer, you can take your own picnic.
Autopista Mexico-Guadalajara Km 129, Tepetongo, 61051 Contepec, Mich., Mexico, +52 8005909000
Six Flags has the city’s best rollercoasters, and games for all the family. From the little cars for kids to the extreme speed of the Batman Ride (adored by teenagers), the Tsunami, and the popular Splash, there are rides for all ages and tastes. Enjoy a light parade, a dolphin show, and a whole range of other high-quality shows. There are restaurants so that you can rest and refuel. If you visit Mexico City between September and December, don’t miss the Horror Spectacle and Christmas in the Park.
Federal Highway Picacho-Ajusco Km 1.5, Tlalpan, Mexico City, Mexico, +52 5553393600
The biggest safari park in Mexico, Bioparque Estrella is a great place to visit if you have kids. In addition to the exotic animals, there’s a playground, a miners’ workshop, and bungee trampolines. There’s also plenty of fun for parents and teenagers, with zip wires, boating on the Ziwa lake, and a hanging bridge.
Federal Highway Jilotepec-Ixtlahuaca Km 38.5, El Puerto, Chapa de Mota, Mexico, Mexico
Rancho Mágico is a beautiful ranch where you can get up close and personal with the animal kingdom. Discover 150 animal species of exotic wild animal, including jaguars, tigers, iguanas, crocodiles, and lemurs. There are also some thrilling attractions for kids, such as a magic labyrinth, a bakery workshop, a zip wire, and a water slide.
Camino Real al Oyameyo 50, Tlalpan, San Miguel Topilejo, Mexico City, Mexico, +52 5515000660