Antibes and the surrounding French Riviera is packed with attractions to entertain the whole family, from theme and wildlife parks to museums and historic villas.
A Family-Friendly Entertainment Complex in Antibes
One place that is sure to be a hit with the kids is Marineland, located right next to the seafront in Antibes. The Marineland complex comprises five family-friendly attractions – Marineland itself, Marineland Lagoon, Aquasplash, Kid’s Island and Adventure Golf.
Animal Attractions at Antibes Marineland
Marineland is the perfect day out for animal lovers. It features seven main sections, filled with animals such as penguins, sea lions, sharks and polar bears, and of course tropical fish. There’s even a nautical and shipping museum. Besides the enclosures, visitors can look forward to marine shows performed by dolphins, orcas and sea lions – all accompanied by a symphony orchestra.
Adventure Play and Waterslides for Younger Visitors
Kids’ Island is a cross between a giant adventure playground, a theme park and a zoo, with attractions such as horse riding, a pirate battleship ride and a lemur enclosure.
Elsewhere, Aquasplash is the perfect place for families to cool off in summer. It’s home to an array of rides from classic water chutes and lazy rivers to a kid’s pool and a water obstacle course. Those who want to keep fit as well as play will also find aquadance and Zumba sessions on site.
Other Popular Attractions at Marineland
Families looking for a bit of sporting action should head to Marineland’s Adventure Golf attraction, home to three 18-hole courses all inspired by Jules Verne novels.
Finally, get up close and personal with the animals at Marineland Lagoon, giving visitors the chance to snorkel with the stingrays, meet the baby sea turtles and even swim and interact with dolphins.
Each of the Marineland parks offers a variety of themed shops and restaurants, and the resort even has its own hotel.
Find a Hotel near Antibes Marineland
Holidaymakers looking for Marineland accommodation options will find a wide variety of hotels nearby. These range from laidback budget options to family friendly chains and upmarket five-star hotels.