When you think of a vacation on an island, you immediately associate it with wonderful beaches or any water sports activities, but such places can offer so much more if you’re willing to explore. Magaluf on Majorca (a.k.a. Mallorca) is one of such destination.
Despite being an island full of beautiful beaches and fine-grain sands, it also has a lot of interesting places and sites inland, where you can do some of the most unforgettable excursions and things to do.
If you want to get the most out of your entire stay on the island, then you need to go to at least one of the listed amusement & theme parks below. Don’t worry about where to start, just read on through this article, and it will give you an idea of where you might want to go and what to expect from such places.
As for theme parks in Magaluf; holidaymakers may find two theme parks in Magaluf.
One of them is the Western Park in Magaluf and the other one is the Katmandu Park. Also the Marineland, a marine park located in Costa d’en Blanes 8km. from Magaluf, is worth a visit. Katmandu Park is also one of the best theme parks in Spain.
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Here are some of the best theme parks you can get to on the whole island:
City Room Escape
Right in the heart of the capital city of the island, Palma, lies a thrilling theme park where you can relive some of your fondest detective dream scenarios and polish your critical thinking skill. If you want to test your wits and transform yourself into a secret agent, even for at least 60 minutes, then City Room Escape will greatly appeal to you.
It’s a fairly new establishment, so you can expect to run into quite a lot of people. Aside from the games and puzzles, another great highlight of this place are the staffs. The people that manages the place functions as a team and works like family, so you can’t help but feel at home once you get in.
Some of the activities you can expect from this place includes solving tricky puzzles, searching for clues, and even wear some nifty gadgets. It’s really an immersive experience, and will probably be one of the best hour you’ll spend on the island.
Booking price starts at 39€ for a two person group, while a troop of 3-5 person costs around 69€. You can make your reservation through online or via phone call, either way, just do it ahead of schedule to avoid any conflicts. The place opens at 9am and closes at 10:30pm, every day.
Jungle Parc is the biggest tree adventure park among the entire Balearic Islands. It is located within Santa Ponsa, which is at the far western end of the island. However, there’s a version of the park called Jungle Parc Junior operating near the village of Bendinat, which is closer from the capital city, Palma, but it’s intended mostly for children aged 4-11 years.
If you want to experience the best jungle courses on the island, and ones that both children and adults can enjoy, then you can’t go wrong with the original. Jungle Parc Santa Ponsa, started back in 2006, and since then, it has become one of the best attraction park the island can offer.
There are about 4 major courses that are offered in this jungle park. Each course has its own rules, target age group, tracks, and level of difficulty.
The “Explorador” is a course with 40 different exercises, with paths varying from swings, bridges, to nets, and numerous zip lines. This course is not too difficult and is better suited for beginners. Participants must be at least 4.42-ft tall, and children below 12 yrs. must be accompanied by an adult throughout the entire run.
Another great course available is the “Extremo”. Compared to the explorer course, this one is more difficult, and will require some previous experience from its attendees. It involves 37 exercises and obstacles like swings, bridges, firemen ladders, snowboards, and a 100-m zip-line. Minimum age requirement is 12 yrs., and must be at least 4.91-ft tall.
“Combinacion” is basically a combination of both the explorer and extreme courses. It can last around two and a half hours depending on your completion speed. Age and height requirement are the same as the extreme course.
Moreover, if you are visiting Jungle Parc simply for your children, there’s a course called “Piratas”, which is exclusive for kids aged 4-11 years. Exercises and tracks are tailor-made for children, so your little ones will definitely love the obstacles involved.
If you want a park that has a bit of everything, then Katmandu is the place to be. This theme park is perhaps the most well-known on the island, to locals and tourist alike. It’s a highly-acclaimed amusement park, and was even voted the best in the whole Balearic Islands, so expect to have a blast during your tour of the place.
From playgrounds, a splash park, to obstacle courses, and themed shows, this place is like an all-in-one package. Here are some of their most famous attractions:
If you want a trippy and unique experience, this upside-down house is great for that. From a mirror maze, to colorful tunnels, and a giant yeti at the end, your imagination will surely encounter a lot of intrigue, from start to finish.
Get your blood pumping and your sweat dripping through this exciting obstacle course. From rope swings to challenging climbs, and even a famous 16-meter free fall drop, this place is truly made for some indoor exhilaration.
Katlantis Splash Park
This part of the park is perfect for those who want to relax and have some fun on water.
Katlantis Soft Play
If your kids prefer to stay dry while still having a blast running, climbing, and whatnot, this section is ideal for them.
Shows and Rides
Rides like the Lost Banditos and The Asylum are quite popular to both kids and adults, while interactive shows like the Desperados and other 4D spectacles provide an immersive viewing experience everyone can appreciate.
Majorca still holds many other themed parks all over the island, and these aforementioned parks are just the tip of the iceberg. Although you can’t exactly explore all of them in one go, this also means you will always have something new to experience on your inevitable return.
Western Water Park is located at the Magaluf beach resort. Holidaymakers may find and enjoy variety of great shows and pretty cool rides at the water park.
Marineland is a marine park located in Costa d’en Blanes, 8 km. from Magaluf. The park offers great attractions for the holidaymakers that include; Dolphin and Sea Lion show, Exotic birds show, Aquarium, sharks and penguins, Tropical house and aviary.