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Things to do in Majorca for families

Majorca: things to do with the family

The best family-fun activities, excursions and attractions on Mallorca

If you are travelling to Mallorca with children, we have numerous tours, activities and excursions for families from all different areas of Mallorca. We have all the best things to do in Mallorca for families visiting or living on the island of Mallorca. Below you can see our best selection of tours and activities that we know that children love or which are specifically aimed at families with children on holiday in Mallorca.

The best things to do in Majorca with families and children

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Practical information for family fun in Majorca with children

Majorca is an island which is 100% prepared to welcome families with children that would like to enjoy their holidays to the fullest with unforgettable experiences. The leisure attractions in Majorca are numerous and one of the things that makes the island so special is the fact that it offers activities that take place in the sea, on land, at theme parks and in the mountains.

Boat trips for families with children in Majorca

Enjoy a family day in Majorcasailing around the island in its crystal clear waters. There is a wide range of excursions by boat to discover the Majorcan coast where you can come upon caves, coves, spectacular cliffs and places that can only be seen from the sea. Most of the tours include stops in which you can swim in typical Mediterranean turquoise crystal clear waters. The most adventurous families have the possibility to go on kayak excursions that require no experience or even go dolphin watching.

The most popular boat trips with children in Majorca are the shorter glass bottom boat rides, which take you for a couple of hours boat tour around the bay with fabulous views, a chance to jump off the boat and swim, and fun watching the fishes through the glass window in the lower part of the boat. Children love doing these things, and the boats trips are an ideal length of time, making it just right for families with children in Majorca.

Another exciting boat trip for kids in Majorca is the dolphin-watching boat trip, where the whole family gets to watch dolphins jumping and swimming in the wild with a great opportunity to take amazing photos of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Sightseeing and nature excursions in Majorca that are ideal for children

Make the most out of our beloved Tramuntana Mountain Range, which has UNESCO World Heritage Status, by taking part in mountain excursions: Majorca is an ideal destination no matter what season it is as you can go on excursions in the mountain as a family following routes that have been designed to suit all ages. If you are travelling with children of different ages, you will know that it's sometimes hard to please everyone: try a day out at an adventure park where they can go from tree to tree in the heart of forests thanks to itineraries that include exciting zip wires and obstacle courses that the whole family can get involved in.

Another great excursion for families that want their children to experience nature in Majorca is the ride on the Soller wooden carriage railway train that is over 100 years old. The kids will be excited as the train rumbles through the tunnels in the mountains and the adults will marvel at the amazing views of the countryside.

Water parks and activities

Experience the great variety of theme parks offered in Majorca with a wide range of attractions. Have you been to Palma Aquarium? It has the biggest shark aquarium in the whole of Europe. You could also visit Katmandu Park and experience movies like you have never enjoyed them before in its 4D and 5D cinemas or have a game of mini golf in their jungle-themed course. In summer you also have the chance to choose between various water parks with incredible slides and wave pools. A water park is always a hit for children in Majorca so if you are holidaying with children and are unsure where to take them or how to amuse them, one of the big water parks is a great place to start. The best thing about water parks in Majorca: it doesn't matter the age of the children, there are slides and rides for all ages, even including great activities for toddlers.

A special mention must be made of the Pirates Adventure Show, one of the most successful and long running spectacles thanks to its fascinating production. This is a show that will wow family members of all ages - and not just the children. It's true that most of the theme parks, water parks and similar things to do are in Palma de Mallorca, but there are packages with transport from all the other areas of the island during the tourist season.

Beaches with children in Majorca

You can't visit Majorca with your children and not take them to beach. In fact, if it's up to the kids, you'll probably spend every day of your holidays at the beach! The great news is that, being an island, Mallorca has many beaches to enjoy and you can even go to a different one each day if you want.

The beaches in the large resorts tend to be the long, white, sandy beaches that are postcard perfect, have amenities like bars, showers and lifeguard service, and are the ideal spot for building sand castles. These big beaches in the main resorts also offer excellent family watersports activities such as parasailing, jet ski and, the all time favourite activitiy for children: banana boat.

You can try different beaches during your family holiday and take the kids to discover different coves, explore pebble beaches with rock pools where they can have fun searching for crabs, or you can explore a virgin beach that you have to hike to. The options are endless, and not just for summer: the best beaches in Mallorca can be enjoyed with children throughout the year.

In short, the island has a great load to offer to be enjoyed as a family which can make your family’s stay in Majorca an unforgettable experience.

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