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Did you know that Midden-Limburg is the ideal region for a family holiday? From castle visits to roller coaster rides and indoor skiing, there really are tons of fun things to do in the area! We have listed the 10 best activities for children here.
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1. All-in Echt
Rainy day? Visit indoor park All-In with the kids and stay dry while having fun!
All-In offers over 30 activities. Think glow-in-the-dark golf, laser gaming, bowling, karting or paintballing. Prefer something a bit more relaxed? Then choose one of the many workshops and learn to salsa dance, acting or line dance, for example! Prices at All-Inn range from €7.50 to €30. Tip: book in advance to guarantee a spot for your favourite activity!
2. Avonturenpark Valdeludo in Echt
Located in Echt, Valdeludo Adventure Park offers the perfect day out for the whole family. Do you have children who love romping, climbing, scrambling, splashing and building huts? Then Valdeludo is the right place for you! Here, children can enjoy various fun activities such as a high rope course, outdoor laser gaming, a bungee trampoline and a jeep course. The playground also offers various pieces of equipment such as a cableway, bouncy castle, merry-go-rounds and a climbing pyramid.
At Valdeludo, you can buy your entrance ticket in advance, which allows you to use the park's facilities all day long.
3. Mondo Verde in Landgraaf
Park Mondo Verde is a real fun experience for all ages. The park displays various themes throughout so it seems like you are travelling around the world in one day. From Italy to Japan through to China, Australia, Morocco and back again to Spain and Portugal.
For each country, Mondo Verde has created beautiful gardens with a landscape that shows exactly the country's characteristics and specialities. There are various animals to visit as well, such as alpacas, camels, monkeys and a dozen different birds. For adventurous kids, there are plenty of exciting attractions to find at Mondo Verde. These include a water ride, roller coaster, cable car and a real pirate ship. To complete the full experience, Mondo Verde uses an all-you-can-eat concept. Pasta, fries, snacks and ice cream....all are included to make it a great day with the kids!
4. Zoo Gaiazoo in Kerkrade
The zoo in Kerkrade, voted "most beautiful zoo in the Benelux", is definitely a must-visit when in Limburg. In one day you get to travel the world to admire special and unique animal species.
Here, you'll find a big variety of species such as monkeys, lions, rhinos, giraffes, birds, reindeer and zebras. But there is more to discover. Children have the opportunity to play in Europe's largest indoor Dino play park; climbing, sliding and exploring. The special thing about this zoo is that you'll stand face to face with the most beautiful animals, and can therefore see them up close. In the Squirrel Monkey Forest, the monkeys even climb through the trees above your head!
5. The BloteVoetenPad in Brunssum
The largest Barefoot Park in the Benelux challenges you to take off your shoes and socks, and experience nature up to your toes!
What is there to do exactly? Among others, an exciting obstacle course over the pond, water stairs, a free-range pool, a maze and various shelters. The Barefoot Path is 4 kilometres long and suitable for anyone without any walking difficulties. Nothing is mandatory and everything is allowed during the route! Time for a break? In the Barefoot Hut you can enjoy healthy dishes and drinks such as smoothies, sandwiches, soup and tasty sandwiches.
6. SnowWorld Landgraaf
The longest indoor slope in the Netherlands is SnowWorld in Landgraaf, with no fewer than 5 indoor ski slopes and 4 restaurants. You can choose to ski or snowboard for either a few hours or for the whole day. Not an experienced winter sportsman yet? Then try it out first and book a lesson at SnowWorld!
In summer, after skiing, you can enjoy a delicious lunch and a barbecue on the sunny terrace. While winter is the perfect time for hot chocolates by the cosy fire. Not a fan of the cold and snow? Then visit Adventure Valley, with 25,000 m2 of climbing fun, 1 kilometre of zip lines and a real Alpine Coaster!
7. Kasteelpark in Born
Kasteelpark in Born was named the most fun outing in Limburg by the ANWB in 2021. This one is definitely worth a visit!
Kasteelpark Born is an animal park located in the former gardens of Born Castle. The perfect location for a lovely walk, enjoying beautiful nature and visiting various animals such as alpacas, rheas, camels, lynxes, monkeys and coatis. In the middle of the park, you'll find a large playground, which is located right next to a sunny terrace. Parents can enjoy a snack and a drink while the children play on the playground, jump on the air trampoline or romp in the sand.
8. The Wildpark in Gangelt
Ever wanted to know what it is like to live in the wild? You can find out in Wildpark Gangelt! Go on an adventure through the park together with moose, wolves, bears and wild cats. At Wildpark Gangelt, it is even possible to feed wild predators! The park also offers a raptor show, an apiary where you can see the bee queen at work and a forest learning trail where kids (and parents) can learn about different trees, fruits and plants.
The park has a special "children's zoo" with donkeys, goats and chickens where children get up, close and personal with the animals. Kids can also expend their energy in the adventure playground with a climbing tower, cableways and play equipment.
9. Toverland in Sevenum
Get enchanted at Toverland and discover the amusement park's 6 magical worlds.
Visit the world of Avalon, and travel back to the time of Merlin, including wing coaster and the waters of Avalon. In Ithaca, look out for the horse of Troy and enjoy several exciting roller coasters. Port Laguna is an enchanting port town where the sun always shines, and in the Magic Valley you will find adventure attractions including the Booster Bike. Wunderwald is known for its Eastern adventures full of water, and the Land of Toos is characterised by flying slides and indoor playgrounds. Toverland offers tons of snacks and drinks at various restaurants, from sweets to fresh sandwiches and pizzas. This is the perfect amusement park for the whole family!
10. The Efteling in Kaatsheuvel
Perhaps a little further away, but the Efteling in Kaatsheuvel certainly cannot be skipped!
The park is suitable for all ages and perfect for families. Efteling offers thrilling roller coasters like De Vliegende Hollander, enchanting rides like Droomvlucht and spectacular park shows like Europe's largest water show. The little ones will have fun on the merry-go-round or on their parents' laps in one of the many attractions. The Fairytale Forest is fun for everyone in the family, and the real daredevils will of course enjoy one of the many roller coasters. The Efteling has no fewer than 16 restaurants for lunch, snacks and dinner. The perfect day out for everyone!
So that's that! The, in our opinion, best activities for children in Midden-Limburg. Besides activities for kids, Midden-Limburg offers so much more. How about fun water activities at the Maasplassen or a visit to the enchanting city of Maastricht?
Are you already getting excited about coming to Limburg? Book your stay in one of our spacious holiday homes at the Maasplassen, and enjoy a wonderful holiday with the entire family!
At Resort Boschmolenplas you can enjoy a relaxing and fun holiday with the whole family. There is plenty to do for the kids, such as a playground and various sports activities.
In Limburg, there are many fun things to do. Visit an amusement- or animal park for example, or discover the beautiful surroundings of the Maasplassen.
Don't hesitate to get in touch with reception at Resort Boschmolenplas! We are happy to answer your questions about your stay at the Boschmolenplas resort or about any activities in the surroundings.