9 Things to do with children in Murcia

25 February 2021

Bringing your kids on holiday can be fun, but when you run out things to do, this list will save the day. Check out the 9 things to do with your kids in Murcia.  

Murcia Jump

A fantastic way to tire out the kids is to take them over to Murcia Jump. It’s a great place to spend a couple of hours with the kids being able to run around for an hour of fun and the parents can rest at the bar (or for the young at heart, can join in too). Murcia jump consists of over 50 trampolines from floors to walls as well as a climbing wall, Olympic trampolines, a dodgeball park, basketball dunking, Ninja Warrior course and a 3-metre high jump onto a giant air mattress.

Cost: 1-hour costs €10 per person + €1.50 for socks (professional jumping socks) which can be the next time you go and jump.

Kids under 5 years old – €5 for an hour, but must be accompanied and adult + €1.50 for socks


Mondays – 16:00–22:00

Tuesdays – 16:00–22:00

Wednesdays – 16:00–24:00

Thursdays – 16:00–22:00

Fridays – 16:00–24:00

Saturdays – 10:00–24:00

Sundays – 12:00–22:00

Terra Natura Waterpark (Closed in winter)

During the summer months, the park is alive with kids and families, trying to cool down form the Murcia heat. There is a great water park that is open in the months of June/July/August/September, and with lots of things to do for all the family. Dad can relax on the lazy river, while the kids can go down the many waterslides, and mum can relax under the sun with a good book. If you want to spend the whole day there, you can! They have a few restaurants and bars to keep you fed all day, and a fantastic team of entertainers and lifeguards, that will not only keep you safe but help you to enjoy your time at the park.

Cost: The park has its standard price of €15 for adults and €11 for kids

They also have annual passes, which as a whole family going to both the zoo and the waterpark on multiple occasions, can work out at a great price.

Times: Everyday from 19 May until 11 September 2018, at 11.00

Terra Natura Zoo 
Terra Natura also has one of the largest zoos in the Murcia region. It is a wonderful day out with the family, exploring the many different animals they have in well kept & maintained areas. There are a lot of shows throughout the day, including birds, reptiles and seals. They also have a feeding station for the giraffes, where for a small fee you can get up close with a giraffe to feed it fresh fruit and vegetables straight from your hand. It’s a great day out with the family and it should definitely be on your list of things to do with the kids.

Cost: The park has its standard price of €18 for adults and €14 for kids

They also have annual passes, which as a whole family going to both the zoo and the waterpark on multiple occasions, can work out at a great price.

Times: The zoo has different times for weekdays and weekends so please see the list below for all the timetables of activities during each day of the week. Opening hours are 10:00 and depending on the time of year, closing times range from 17:00 – 20:00.



Another idea that a lot of families like to do is to take a day trip into the countryside towns of Murcia and sail down the River Segura. There are lots of places where you can start from so below are some of the recommended companies to choose from. Most places offer free transport from parking lots as well as food and a photo at the end.

letsbonus.com have lots of great offers from €6 upwards

groupalia.com also have great offers including access to more activities from €17.90

Tripadvisor.com also have a lot of recommendations for rafting and kayaking.

Head to the beaches

Murcia has some of the most beautiful beaches in Spain, which is one of the main reasons thousands of people from all over Spain come to visit in the summer months. But which beaches are worth going to?
La Isla Plana 
A great place for a neon looking to do some sea diving and cliff jumping. The Island is close to the shore and is great to take your family for a picnic on the beach and some snorkelling afterwards, where sea life is abundant, from fish to starfish.
Length: 580 m
Average width: 12 m
Sea: Mediterranean Sea
Sand: Medium sand and gravel
Parking conditions: In the village
How to get there: Road RM-E22: Cartagena – Mazarrón.

Playa Calabardina 
Easily accessible. The largest residential areas of the locality spread all around this beach, where the fishers’ hamlet was located, surrounding the now extinct tunny fishery. The cape Cabo Cope, an outstanding anchorage for ships, protects it on its eastern face, like a vigilant and imposing guardian. This is a beach of fine sand, sandy seabed and clean, crystal-clear waters.
Length: 450 m
Average width: 30 m
Sea: Mediterranean Sea
Sand: Fine grey sand
Parking conditions: On the road
How to get there: Road Carretera de Calabardina, km 7.5, Playa Calabardina. Cars are to be parked on the road by the boardwalk, from which the shore can be accessed.

Cala Botella 
Semi-urban beach located in Cabo de Palos, a peninsula 400 m wide. The seafloors surrounding the village are one of the most important natural reserves in the Mediterranean Sea. There is a bus stop and buses connecting Cartagena and La Manga (service offered by the company Alsa) and Murcia and La Manga (service offered by the company Alsina Graells).
Length: 40 m
Average width: 8 m
Sea: Mediterranean Sea
Sand: Boulders
Parking conditions: In a reserved area
How to get there: Motorway A-37 Alicante-Cartagena, exit 800 will take you to the high-speed road MU-312 towards Playas del Mar Menor, La Manga and Cabo de Palos

There are 100’s of beaches around the region of Murcia and the best way to experience them is to go exploring and discovering the best beaches yourself.
A useful link can be found here with all the beaches around the area. So why not pick one and go for a day trip to a new beach.

Crazy Golf

If you want to get your kids into golf at a young age, why not take them to crazy golf. There are a few places around the region of Murcia and they offer a great variety of services as well as special discount passes. Golf Delux is one of the best has the best prices and services around the local area.

Golf Delux 
They welcome groups, societies and individuals to come and enjoy their various golf-based games. Non-golfers, casual golfers and experts are all welcome to try their hand at: “Adventure Golf”, “Minigolf”, “Lawn-ball” and Golf-curling”. Take the family – the kids will love it….and they get reduced prices! Afterwards, you can relax on the terrace or in the bar, with a tapas, a meal or simply a well-earned drink!.
Location: Golf Delux is situated at Polígono Industrial Los Alcázares, on the F-30, on the way to Torre Pacheco, from exit (salida) 790 of the AP7 motorway.  The turning is 1km after you have taken the exit.
Cost:  Adults – €10
          Children under 10 – €7
          Mini golf – €3

Go Karting

Karting can be a great way to spend the afternoon, and most places offer karting, food, drinks and sometimes more. Depending on where you are, here are the closest karting tracks near to you.

Closest to El Valle, La Torre & Corvera 
Kartodromo RacinGas is the closest to El Valle, La Torre & Corvera, it has a great track and different sized engine karts too. A great place to spend the afternoon and to get some speed. They also offer mini motor event and race days too.
Cost: Starting from €15 per person (https://www.groupon.es/deals/bono-kars-es-6146805)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kartodromo.racingas 
Location: Kartodromo RacinGas, 30156, Murcia

Closest to Mar Menor, Los Alcazares, Mar Menor & San Javier 
Go Karts Mar Menor is the Closest to Mar Menor, Los Alcazares, Mar Menor & San Javier. It A large track and a range of different sized engines. The best part for families is the dual karts with two steering wheels so even the young ones can have a go.
Cost: Starting from €8 per person (http://www.gokartsmarmenor.com/en/get-rates.html)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gokartsmarmenor/ 
Location: Carretera Santiago de la Ribera-Los Narejos, km. 3700, 30720 San Javier, Murcia (http://www.gokartsmarmenor.com/en/go-karts/get-directions.html)

Closest to Las Colinas, Villa Martin, Torrevieja, Campoamor & Caboroig 
Go Karts Orihuela Costa is the closest to Las Colinas, Villa Martin, Torrevieja, Campoamor & Caboroig. Twisty course with kids’ & adults’ karts & quad bikes, plus inflatable games for younger children. A great place to spend the day and something for everyone.
Cost: Starting from €9 for kids and €16 for adults (http://gokartsorihuelacosta.com/index.php/es/precios)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gokartsorihuelacosta/ 
Location: Carretera Torrevieja, Cartagena, KM 5, 700, 03189, Alicante

Rent & ride a bike along the River Segura (Murcia)

Something new that a lot of people don’t know about, is the beautiful river in Murcia actually goes out of the city, and along a bike path for 20km. It’s a nice way to spend the day with the family as the kids can rent a double four-wheeler and the parents can have normal bikes. 
MUVIT CICLOGARAGE is right next to the river and next to the bike path and they offer a wide range of bikes for rent. They also provide maps and help out with any queries you may have. 

Cost: Hourly fees start from €6
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Bike-Rental/Muvit-Ciclogaraje-233900870087607/ 
Website: https://www.muvitciclogaraje.es/servicios/karts-a-pedales/ 
Location: Paseo Escultor Juan González Moreno, 8, 30002 Murcia

Get out into the countryside

There are lots of walks around the Murcia region that you can do, Most of them include mountain views, but some of them are great to do as a family. If you follow us, you will know that we like to record any walks that we go on and post them on our blog. So check out all the recorded hikes so far and make sure you follow us on Facebook & Twitter to keep up to date with any new routes we do.


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