Always a great hit with the kids, the Algarve has 3 main waterslide parks; two in the west and one in the east.
Slide 'n' Splash at Lagoa and Aqualand at Alcantarilha are easily accessible and offer restaurant-cafeteria and bar facilities and several swimming pools in addition to a fantastic array of exciting ways to plunge yourself into the water at great speed. Toward the eastern end of the Algarve, near the town of Loulé is Aquashow.
Cruises offer an amazing opportunity to enjoy the magic of the Algarve, sailing the stunning Algarve coastline, and stopping for guests to explore the caves by dinghy, have a swim, and enjoy a hearty lunch in the sunshine on the beach!
Half day, Full day and fishing cruises available.
W: www.algarve-seafaris.com T: (351) 289 302 318
Zoomarine – Ocean's of Fun!
Discover the mysteries of the oceans at the Algarve’s best family theme park. Located in Guia, just a few kilometers from Albufeira, you can watch memorable shows with dolphins, seals, sea lions, tropical birds and birds of prey.
You will also find an amazing aquarium, Cinema4D, amusements, swimming pools and other attractions making your visit to Zoomarine even more unforgettable. Both adults and children will discover the mysteries of marine life in a day full of surprises and emotions.
Krazy World Algarve Zoo
Close to the village of Algoz, the Krazy World amusement park features a range of attractions including two 18 hole mini golf course, Krazy Golf and Jungle Golf. Attractions include fairground rides, pony rides an animal petting farm and a large selection of pythons, crocodiles, iguanas, tortoises and other scaly creatures including one of the largest snakes in the whole of Europe.
A large tropical swimming pool complete with sun beds, a bar, café and restaurant facilities and shops complete the Krazy World experience, making it a perfect family outing.
W: www.krazyworld.com T: (351) 282 574 134
Lagos Zoological Park
Located between Barã de S. João and Bensafrim in its own superbly landscaped gardens, Lagos Zoo contains over 120 species of animals and some 200 species of plants. Here you can see several varieties of apes (including the ever popular chimpanzees) inhabiting specially constructed “primate islands” set in a lake with waterfalls and a healthy population of aquatic animals and birds.
W: www.zoolagos.com T: (351) 282 680 100
Karting at Almancil
Two fabulous carting circuits, the larger follows the exact layout of the Formula 1 track at Jacarepágua, and was opened by Ayrton Senna himself.
A smaller track is geared to younger drivers. There is a grandstand and club-house with bar and restaurant. Competitions are held regularly and many events are open to visitors.
W: www.kartingalgarve.com/en T: (351) 289 399 899