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Things to see and do with kids in Crete

Crete Kids Attractions

Crete's miles of coastline can delight kids on holiday, though they're far from the only child-friendly attraction on the island. The pirate-ship cruise from Rethymno is usually a favourite, and kids also enjoy Chania's Limnoupolis Water Park, or jet skiing and snorkelling at Star Beach Water Park in Hersonissos. A day-trip north to the small island of Spinalonga is another fun option, where families can explore the former leper colony's fortress. Kids tend to find the place spooky and fascinating, as the streets and buildings are abandoned. Travellers should tell kids the Minotaur story when visiting Knossos Palace, as the legendary creature is said to have lived there. Kids can let their imaginations run wild within the ruins, as well as at other ancient, atmospheric places.

Aquaworld Aquarium

Aquaworld Aquarium features a wonderful array marine creatures, plus reptiles such as loggerhead turtles, Balkan green…

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Lido Waterpark

A must for all families on vacation in Kos, especially with young children, Lido Waterpark provides wonderful games,…

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Limnoupolis Waterpark

A fantastic place to take the kids during the heat of summer while on holiday in Crete, the Limnoupolis Waterpark offers…

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