Amusement park/Theme park
Reopening on January 15 is Enchanted Kingdom (EK)’s newest attraction – Agila: The EKsperience. Featuring a 6D theater experience, 100 motion seats, and a giant screen, Agila is said to be the first and the largest flying attraction in the country. Image grabbed from Enchanted Kingdom’s website. The attraction will take people on a flight around 20 breathtaking locations around the country – from Batanes to Cagayan de Oro – showcasing all the beautiful spots they offer. This is while giving the illusion that they are eagles soaring and getting a (literal) bird’s eye view of all the destinations that the country has to offer. Aside from being an educational […]
Ever wondered what it would’ve been like to have a Disneyland-scale theme park in the Philippines? While you won’t find one, you can fantasize about having one by visiting Fantasy World in the province of Batangas. POSSIBILITIES. Oh, what might have been. (Photo c/o Aldwin Masangkay via Panoramio) Fantasy World would have been a world-class family entertainment facility, amusement, and recreation club park in Lemery, Batangas. It represents something that might have been: a large-scale theme park on par with places like Hong Kong Disneyland. Its medieval theme would’ve been a hit with families, especially kids, but it was not to be. THERE IS HOPE. You may […]
If there’s one place that can unite all the fun-loving people here in the Philippines, it would be amusement park. As one of the most popular amusement parks in the country, Star City takes you on an adrenaline-pumping experience you’ll never forget. STAR CITY. Experience a great fun adventure in the metro! Photo grabbed from Star City’s Facebook page Star City is a well-known amusement park that has catered to many kids and kids-at-heart who have gone to see and experience the attractions and rides it provides. Starting out as an annual Toy and Gifts Fair, it evolved to become the park that it is now, still crafting […]
Now, you can have the chance to see your favorite animated characters in this fun theme park! COME IN AND PLAY! DreamWorks’ DreamPlay invites kids to witness a fun adventure inside this movie-inspired play space. Dreamworks’ theme park has more than 10 attractions that feature its blockbuster animated films as themes. It also showcases a fun mix of activities that kids will love such as games, crafts, cooking and puppet plays. Some of the well-loved animated characters will be there to provide you a world-class entertainment which the kids will surely enjoy. Catch Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, Madagascar, How to Train your Dragon, Dinotrux and a whole lot more to […]
Be captivated in the country’s largest and most popular theme park Enchanted Kingdom is the largest and most popular theme park destination in the Philippines where families and friends head to for a myriad of fun, adrenaline-pumping ride adventures and a whole lot more. The 17-hectare sprawling theme park is located in Sta. Rosa Laguna, a laidback but progressive suburb about 39 kilometers south of Manila. It is approximately an hour’s drive from the metro depending on traffic. Dubbed as the “Philippines’ Disneyland”, the attraction draws hordes of visitors especially during weekends and holidays. Enchanted Kingdom boasts of a variety of modern, world-class and safety-ensured rides that people of all […]
Experience Filipino cuisine in a fun-filled environment An enormous gorilla statue. Isdaan Floating Restaurant and Fun Park is an Asian-inspired restaurant that feels like an amusement park. It has an interesting mix of giant figure displays like the Buddha standing alongside some Disney and Hollywood characters, as well as animals from dinosaurs to gorillas all put together in one place in the company of sumptuous meals. Enjoy the feel of an amusement park inside the restaurant. There are also entertainment shows held every day like music bands and pantomime artists who drop by at your table to perform while you wait for your food. The restaurant offers Filipino dishes at […]
Active Fun is one of the favorite children’s play and party places in the metro. Located in many malls in the city, it is a fun play area for children that offers plenty of toys, games, and plays equipment such as a slide, hanging bridges, trampolines, ball pool and others. It is a wholesome and safe place to leave your children for a while as you go around the mall to shop. Its newest branch is located at the 5th floor of the Mega Fashion Hall in SM Megamall. It provides entertainment to kids and supervised by a highly-trained staff. – This post is related to: Active Fun: Children’s Play […]
For 14 years Subic Bay Marine Exploration, a Philippines Corporation, has owned and operated Ocean Adventure and Camayan Beach Resort. Ocean Adventure has earned the reputation as a premiere attraction in Southeast Asia. They pride themselves as being the leaders in animal care and welfare, true environmentalists and conservationists, and in providing wholesome family entertainment that is both enjoyable and educational. Park Attractions Dolphin Tales Lear About these amazing dolphins while being thrilled by their grace, agility,and power. This presentation is packed with action, smiles, interesting information with important conversation message. Sea Lion Show Our sea lions want to do their part to help conserve the environment, so they formed […]
The long wait is finally over! The famous interactive theme park will officially open its doors to the kids of Manila on August 7, 2015. KidZania Manila is located at Park Triangle in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Kidzania is an edutainment theme park where kids can role-play as adults. Manila is the 20th Kidzania venue around the world and the first of its kind in the Philippines. It was originally introduced in Santa Fe, Mexico in 1990. Javier Lopez, KidZania CEO – An 8, 000 square meters enclosed city, KidZania Manila gives children between the ages of 4 to 14 a taste of the working world in a fun and educational […]
If you’re looking for a pleasant place to spend a lazy afternoon in, check out Exploreum at the SM Mall of Asia! – Exploreum promotes hands-on learning of science concepts through their fun and interactive displays. = Formerly known as the SM Science Center, the fully-renovated Exploreum is fit for kids and kids-at-heart who are eager to discover new things about the universe, the Earth, and its inhabitants. With more than 100 interactive exhibits housed in 8 major galleries, visitors are sure to enjoy Exploreum’s brand of edutainment, or education through entertainment. – Be amazed by Exploreum’s Science on a Sphere, the only one of its kind in the country. […]
Does Flipper ring a bell? Or who among you have seen and cried over the Dolphin Tale? In the Philippines, some places, such as the Ocean Adventure and the Manila Ocean Park, are known to have been holding dolphin shows. Kids can interact and swim with the dolphins and watch them do some tricks that are not common to animals…but never in the vast open sea. – Photo from Panglao.se – Enter dolphin watching in Bohol. This is one of the popular tourist activities, aside from island hopping and the countryside tour. Tourists have the option to rent a boat just for this activity or have this part of a […]
Here’s an exciting news for our mommies and daddies out there: there’s a new indoor playground in town! A popular children’s playhouse in Japan, Kidzoona, has opened its first branch in the country at Robinsons Galleria in Mandaluyong. The name Kidzoona is combination of the words “kid” and “kizuna“, a Japanese word that means the bond between a parent and a child. This awesome fantasy park is both educational and entertaining.. It boasts a safe and fun-filled environment. It is divided into 6 areas: The Role Play Town, Air Track, Ball Pool, Cyber Wheel, Toy Corner, and the Parent and Guardian Lounge. Ball Pool – Let your kids dive and […]
Museo Pambata was founded purposely for child welfare to promote education and guarantee children’s right to life. There are seven rooms in the place with different themes: “environment”, “Manila in the past”, “children of the world”, “I love the earth”, “future work”, “market” and my body. Events such as the “Ukiyo-e Exhibition” also take place. Other facilities such as library, gift shop, and multi-purpose hall are also available. ① Children are enjoying their fire fighter dress up =② Children acting as “tinderas” in a sari-sari store
It’s holiday! The perfect time for outings. Manila Ocean Park is one if the right spots to bond with your family. It is a large oceanarium overlooking fishes in different species but they also offer other amusements such as the sea lion show, jellyfish exhibit, Penguin, fish spa, and facilities such as restaurants, bars, and souvenir shops. ①a wonderful jellyfish show making a space like atmosphere ② the perfect outing spot for your family
SM skating rink is located at the center of the Mall of Asia (MOA). With its full-fledged rink that has been designed based on the international Olympic standard, one can surely enjoy skating all day. Furthermore, assistance for beginners is also accessible. They also offer package services for those who want to take skating lessons. Artificial snow also falls from the ceiling making children and even adults more excited.
There are many accessible places in MOA that one will surely enjoy. One of it is the SM cinema. It is known to have the largest IMAX theatre and plenty of seats with a total of 590. They are also popular for using the latest 3D technology. There is also a small theatre of 30 seats, a private cinema called the Director’s club. There is what they call the 8-kan digital theatre having 450 seats where the latest movies are screened.
If you want to see the city’s wonderful view, MOA is one place to go. it has a large Ferris wheel, about 55 m from the ground, where one can view the sea and the city. During the approximately 10 minute tour, you can enjoy a wonderful view with the use of the 360 panorama. You can also see the famous Manila Bay Sunset. It is recommended for couples especially those romantic ones. The 36 gondola cars are also air conditioned, boarding a maximum of 6 people.
The Selecta Kids Universe is a 5-storey high-end play area for children. It somehow lives up to the “universe” part because it is probably the most gigantic playground for kids. There a lot of interactive games, learning and playing things for children of all ages! The gaming and playing equipment is quite extensive! There is also a snack area where kids can take a break. They can eat ice creams at The Creamery which is sponsored by Selecta. They also have shops inside to buy toys! The parents can safely leave their kids here for awhile while they go shopping or buy groceries. The staff will take care and look […]
With enhanced facilities, a variety of exhibitions, game corners, a museum shop, and cafe, The Mind Museum will surely satisfy the intellectual curiosity of children and adults alike. The robot Aedi (Idea spelled backwards) welcomes you to The Mind Museum The Mind Museum is a world class Science museum in Manila that provides extraordinary educational experience and engage children to be more interactive. The Mind Museum consists of five galleries: the Story of Atom, Earth, Life, Universe and Technology. The 250 interactive exhibits are designed to enrich people’s knowledge. The tour around the area will take you to an amazing journey about science discovery. The museum area is 5,000 sqm. […]