Top Five Fun Activities in Tanzania For You and Your Kids

February 5, 2021
The Perfect Island Getaway: Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
The Perfect Island Getaway: Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
February 5, 2021

Top Five Fun Activities in Tanzania For You and Your Kids

While Tanzania is a dream vacation destination for the entire family, keeping your kids entertained with activities specifically designed for them may be hard at times! Don’t worry, though, we’re here to make your trip a lot easier and fun for your kids. Listed below are the top 5 Tanzanian places your kids would remember forever!

Interacting with Reptiles at the Meserani Snake Park

The Meserani Snake Park is located in the outskirts of Arusha. It’s an amazing and informative snake park filled with reptiles. Your kids will love watching the colorful and interesting creatures! It can also be a great informative trip for your kids. 

Canoeing and Birdwatching in Arusha National Park

Visit the Arusha National Park for a two-in-one experience. You can visit the safaris and witness the beautiful wildlife in the park. Alternatively, you can head over to the deeper side of the park for canoeing. Glide across the waters and enjoy the serene ride. Watch out for some wild hippos that might get in your way while cooling off in the water. There is abundant birdlife that you can spot while canoeing! Get a bird book guide for your kid and ask them to identify the birds they spot. It could be a great learning and fun activity for your kid. 

Game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater

Game drives are always adventurous and fun! Your children will have the best time of their lives by looking at the wildlife from such a short distance. The open jeeps and the bumpy roads of the park make the experience even more thrilling and fun. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the jewels of Tanzania’s crown. You can easily spot here wildebeests, hippos, giraffes, elephants, and many more. 

Water-based Activities in Zanzibar

The pristine beaches and the clear waters of Zanzibar will excite your kids! They can go snorkeling under the supervision of professional divers and guides. These activities are extremely safe so you have nothing to worry about. It would be a thrilling activity for the children as they would enjoy the various vibrant aquatic animals. It would also be educational for them as they would be exposed to the underwater world. Your kids could go for a swim in the vast ocean and enjoy their time soaking in the sun. 

Fun City

Situated in the megacity of Tanzania, in Dar es Salaam, this amusement park is the best place to take your kids to relax after viewing the game drives and swimming in the oceans. You will never have a dull moment here as the place is packed with a variety of attractions such as roller coasters, Ferris wheels, and water slides! Your day with the kids will fly by at the Fun City.

So, what are you waiting for? Head over to Tanzania and have an adventurous vacation with your family! Don’t forget to check out the Arusha Food Guide while you’re there. 

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