China Family Vacations: Children-friendly Activities in Beijing

Look for fun things to do in Beijing when travelling with kids? There are so many kid friendly attractions like aquariums, parks, museums – where kids and teenagers can play, learn, and explore.

Water activities 

1. Beijing Ocean Park - a super-size indoor aquarium with a close look at thousands of marine life from different parts of the world.

Location: inside Beijing Zoo, 18 Gaoliangqiao Street, Haidian District, next to Beijing Planetarium

Beijing Ocean Park

2. Water Cube Waterpark – Asia’s largest indoor waterpark, with the world’s most advanced waterpark facilities. 

Location: Inside Olympic Park, BeiChen Road, Chaoyang District

Water Cube Waterpark

3. The Pacific Underwater World – the children will be seduced by its Penguin House, underwater Tunnel, Touch Pool, fantastic seal show and shark show. 

Location: at the foot of the CCTV Tower complex

The Pacific Underwater World

Theme /Amusement parks

4. Fundazzle - indoor playground with ball pit, playgym, and all kinds of fun activities, as well as cultural classes and interesting shows at weekends. 

Location: 4 Gongti South Road, Chaoyang District

Beijing fundazzle

5. Beijing World Park – theme park of 109 world landmarks from 40 countries in miniature

Location: 158 Fengbao Road, Huaxiang, Fengtai District, next to Beijing Huaxiang Forest Park

Beijing World Park

6. Shijingshan Amusement Park – the biggest amusement park in Beijing with obvious Disney characters and increasingly new facilities. 

Location: 25, Shijingshan Rd.

Shijingshan Amusement Park

Outdoor activities 

7. Milu Park – a natural reserve houses 100 Milu (endemic to China) and other endangered animals.

Location: Milu Park, Nanhaizi, Daxing District

Nanhaizi Milu Park Beijing

8. Beijing Zoo - one of the largest zoological parks in China, and one of the most famous zoos in the world. 

Location: 18 Gaoliangqiao Street, Haidian District

Beijing Zoo Panda house

9. Mutianyu Great Wall – an ancient legacy for children, and keep the entire family engaged. It is great fun to take a cable car / slide up and down. 

Location: 75 kilometers northeast of Beijing city center

Mutianyu Great Wall Cable Car

China Great Wall under Blue Sky


10. Ancient Coin Exhibition Hall – displaying all types of currency in China’s history

Location: Desheng Men Jianlou, Second North Ring Road, Xicheng District

Beijing Ancient Coin Exhibition Hall

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