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Things to see and do with kids in Havana

Havana Kids Attractions

There are many fun places for children in Havana, both educational and recreational. The Acuario Nacional has dolphin and seal shows, while the Camera Obscura will give them a great look at the city through its telescopic lens. The Isla del Coco amusement park, located in Playa, is the largest in Havana and good fun for the whole family.

There are a few parks in Old Havana with play areas for children. Some have entry fees, but these are usually in Cuban Pesos and amount to a few cents. Lenin Park is enormous and has everything from swimming pools and horseback riding to a zoo and an amusement park. Parque La Maestranza in Old Havana is less extensive, but has play areas, pony rides and a train ride.

There are also plenty of stunning wilderness areas close to Havana, such as the Montemar Natural Park, which make for good family excursions and day trips. Kids seem to particularly love the crocodile farm at Montemar.

Havana is a colourful, laid-back and friendly city, which makes it a good destination for families travelling with kids in Cuba. Just walking around the bustling streets and strolling along the promenade make for fun family days out. And, of course, the beaches will delight everyone.

Acuario Nacional

Acuario Nacional is a scientific research centre dedicated to conservation and public education.…

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Camera Obscura

A camera obscura is a dark room in which a lens and a series of mirrors reflect images of exterior surroundings onto…

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Montemar Natural Park

Cuba is developing its ecotourism and one of the prime spots for getting back to nature is the Montemar…

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