Outdoor Activities and Venues for Children in Prague

You might be thinking that there are not that many possibilities of outdoor activities for children in the capital city. In that case, please let us now correct that mistake and inspire you with this list of outdoor activities available in Prague. When it comes to tips on outdoor activities and venues for children in the gorgeous city of Prague, you are in luck, for the city features a plethora of pretty public parks, swimming pools and outdoor spaces with sweeping vistas. Think fun with activities such as the amazing Prague Zoo where you can spend beautiful afternoons with your children year-round, as well as the adrenalin-filled fun in the form of Prague's own bobsleigh track, or the vistas offered at the Petřín lookout tower and mirror maze! Tips on all these outdoor activities for children in Prague and more are listed below. 
 

  • CREATIVE WORLD | Prague for Kids CREATIVE WORLD

    A magical world full of fun where you can learn new interesting facts, relax and develop creatively - for children and teenagers, parents and grandparents – all this and more is CREATIVE WORLD in a nutshell. The Czech company CREATIVE WORLD, which is comprised of a talented team of extremely imaginative experts from many different fields, specializes in several magical activities that include designing and producing costumes and scenery backdrops, mechanical toys and creative packs for DIY home decorations, growing...

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  • Aquapalace | Water Bar Aquapalace Praha

    Aquapalace Praha has been designed to fulfill and surpass all your dreams about pirates, sea creatures, shipwrecks, water slides and stormy seas, that is if you are a child or even an adult with an overactive imagination! The designers of this truly exceptional water park thought about adults and children alike during the creation of Aquapalace Praha and so created the water adventure land for children plus facilities for adults including a cutting edge fitness center, a variety of saunas...

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  • Bobsleigh Track Prague | Child-Friendly Bobsleigh Track Prague

    If you are searching for fun and adrenalin look no further than the Bobsleigh Track! Located a bit off the beaten path in the Prague area of Prosek, the Bobsleigh Track is the perfect place for a fun outing with children and adults alike. The track is 1 km long and features dips, loops and other attractions, it is also possible to ride at night thanks to special track lighting (the night panorama of Prague is gorgeous). This safe attraction...

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  • McGee's Ghost and Legend Tours McGee's Ghost and Legend Tours

    Behold the dark side of Prague! The untold, mysterious history behind the bewitching capital is just waiting to grab your undivided attention as you wander through the narrow winding cobblestone lanes in the middle of the night! What an exciting adventure for older children, teenagers, and adults alike- and a memorable one at that! The best ghost and legend tours Prague has to offer are from McGee's Ghost Tours of Prague. With interesting and comical tour guides offering insight into...

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  • Traffic Rules Playground | PragueTraffic Rules Playground Traffic Rules Playground

    Located in residential area of Prague 9 – Prosek, and close to the fun-filled Bobsleigh Track Prague is the cool Traffic Rules Playground. The Traffic Rules Playground features a miniature world of transportation including small, motorized cars, scooters and bikes for rent, tricycles, a gas station, paved roads, traffic signs, stoplights and more. This controlled fun for children is not only entertaining but also educational since they can learn the basic traffic rules, just like in the real world. The...

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  • Divoká Šárka | Prague Pools Divoká Šárka Swimming Pool

    Divoka Sarka is a gorgeous park with a wild landscape varied with large rocks, forest, streams and hills, and is located only about twenty minutes from the city center. It is named after the mythical Šarka, a wild and beautiful warrior woman. The park is full of romantic walking trails, some in valleys by trickling streams, others leading up to noble jagged rock lookout points. There is a man-made reservoir, perfect for sunbathing on the rocks or grass, or even for...

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  • Nostalgic Tram # 91 | Prague Nostalgic Tram # 91

    Do your children love different modes of transportation? If they happen to, which most children and adults do alike, why not take an adventurous ride on Nostalgic Tram #91, a historic tram that provides fun for all ages! Nostalgic Tram # 91 runs from the beginning of Spring (April) to the middle of November each year and only costs 35 CZK for adults and 20 CZK for children under 15 years old, pensioners, mothers with prams, disabled and the elderly....

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  • DinoPark | Prague DinoPark Harfa

    If your children are interested in dinosaurs and prehistoric life in general, you will definitely make them happy by taking them to the DinoPark in Prague's Vysočany. DinoPark is located on the roof of the Galerie Harfa shopping center next to the O2 Arena. At this unique amusement park, dinosaurs come back to life in their original sizes. DinoPark will amuse children big and small alike, who will also enjoy taking advantage of the local playground with its many attractions....

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  • Řepora Open-Air Museum | Prague Řepora Open-Air Museum

    In Prague you can come across an intriguing open-air museum that imitates a medieval village. The Řepora Open-Air Museum can be found in the southwest part of Prague at the edge of the quarters of Řeporyje and Stodůlky. This medieval village was built as a replica of a fourteenth-century village and allows visitors to get acquainted with the kind of environment that surrounded people under the reigns of Charles IV and Wenceslas IV. No modern technologies, only natural materials were...

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  • Všeználek | Adventurous Trips for Children Všeználek

    If your children are curious, enjoy new activities, and like to spend time outdoors then the Prague-based Všeználek club is ideal for them. Zdeňka „Květuška“ Hrubá, a long-time teacher of nature programs for children and adults, and Pavlína Štěpánková, a teacher of nature programs for children and teacher at Semínko ecological kindergarten, regularly set off with Prague children to explore the natural environment in and around Prague and its vicinity, where the kids can discover and explore nature, learn new...

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  • Toulcův Dvůr | Exterior Toulcův Dvůr - Prague Environmental Education Center

    Located in the Hostivař area of Prague is Toulcův Dvůr, a family center that focuses on environmental education for families with young children. The goal of the center is to maintain a quality and comfortable establishment for ecological education in an urban area. Toulcův Dvůr believes in the philosophy that the earlier children are exposed to an ecological education the greater the impact will be on the development of their ecological awareness, thus making them responsible and respectful towards Mother...

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  • Aquapark Barrandov | Swimming in Prague Aquapark Barrandov

    Located in the Barrandov district of Prague, known for the world famous Barrandov Movie Studio is the popular and fun Aquapark Barrandov. This spacious aqua park features an abundance of fun and can easily be an all-day adventure for you and your family or friends! Aquapark Barrandov features three floors of fitness-friendly fun and an outdoor area complete with a swimming pool, paddling pool, playground, beach volleyball, and petanque and sunbathing areas. On the main floor of Aquapark Barrandov you...

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  • Zmrzlík Horse Club | Horse Riding Courses in Prague Zmrzlík Horse Club

    Zmrzlík Horse Club belongs to the Dům Dětí a Mládeže Hlavního Města Prahy youth organization. If your children love horses, there is nothing easier than enrolling them in a horse riding course at the club. Children above 6 years of age are accepted and divided into groups depending on their horse riding experience and abilities. The smallest children learn vaulting, which is gymnastics performed on horseback, while older children ride in the riding school or go for rides with instructors...

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  • Adventure Minigolf Kunratice | Prague Adventure Miniature Golf Kunratice

    The miniature golf course Adventure Minigolf Kunratice built according to courses seen in North America was opened in October 2009 as the first indoor course for adventure miniature golf in the Czech Republic. Adventure miniature golf is, at its core, classical golf that is played on miniature lanes covered with artificial golf turf. On the lanes there are obstacles such as humps, sand traps and water hazards. The advantage of miniature golf is that people of all ages can play...

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  • FreeStyle Park Modřany | Prague FreeStyle Park Modřany

    Sports and free time area FreeStyle Park Modřany in Prague 4 consists of more than 20,000 square meters designated for sports, relaxation and entertainment. In the middle of the greenery on the banks of the Vltava you can play beach volleyball or pétanque, jog, exercise on the river bank or boost your adrenalin in the BMX park. When you run out of energy, you can refresh yourself in the local Port 62 restaurant where you can enjoy great gastronomy and...

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  • Petřín Funicular | Prague  | Author: Lukyn.v Petřín Funicular

    If you just so happen to be wandering about in the Lesser Quarter of Prague, you simply do not want to miss the lovely and lush Petřín Hill and the Petřín Hill Funicular. The Petřín Hill Funicular is a funicular railway in the center of Prague that connects Mala Strana (or the Lesser Quarter) with the top of the beautiful Petřín Hill where you can find the Petřín Hill Tower, the Mirror Maze, splendid rose gardens, lookout points, pathways, churches,...

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  • Children from Pony Škola in Stromovka Park Pony Škola

    Located on the small island of Císařský Ostrov, also called Trojsky Ostrov, which lies just between Stromovka Park and the Troja Chateau grounds with the Prague Zoo just beyond, is the perfect venue for children's horse riding lessons in Prague: the popular Pony Škola. With the more adult-oriented Jezdecká Společnost Císařský Ostrov located just across the street, kids can keep their professional riding goals in sight as they learn to ride ponies and horses in the center of Prague. Activities...

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  • Strollering | Activities with Children Strollering

    Strollering, a workout with a stroller, a somewhat different stroll or maternity leave in movement – all of these are ways to call this new activity, the brainchild of a fitness instructor and mother Edita Berková from her need to combine outdoor walking with a baby stroller with a more arduous physical activity. When a mother on maternity leave wants to do something for herself it can be difficult to find someone to take care of the baby or to...

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  • Ferryboat on the Vltava River | Prague Ferryboat Trips on the Vltava River

    The beautiful city of Prague boasts the winding snake-like Vltava River, a wide river that cuts the city in half and which awards perfect views of this splendid city of one hundred spires. The best part about the ferryboats that zip across the Vltava River is that they belong to the city’s transportation system, making them the most affordable boat rides Prague has to offer. For the price of 32 CZK you will receive 75 minutes of magical river time...

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  • Prague | Zoo Chairlift Chairlift at the Prague Zoo

    If you happen to take a trip to Prague Zoo, one of the most magical places Prague has to offer, you may want to treat your children to a ride on the Prague Zoo chairlift. With a capacity of 720 persons, the chairlift dates back to the 1960s when plans were being drafted for such an operation to transport zoo visitors from the upper Prague Zoo section to the lower Prague Zoo habitats. Construction began in 1970 and the chairlift...

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  • Slavia Swimming Pool | Prague Slavia Swimming Pool

    When the sweltering days of summer set in and you can no longer handle the concrete heat of the city, head to the Slavia Swimming Center, located in the residential area of Vrsovice. The Slavia Swimming Center resembles something out of a 70s movie set with two large pools surrounded by Communist architecture, concrete patios and kiosks selling ice cream, Czech beer, and sausages. But despite this seemingly uninviting facade, the pools are large, cool, clean and very refreshing. During...

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  • Traffic Rules Playground Jilmová | Prague Traffic Rules Playground Jilmová

    In the traffic rules playground in Prague's Žižkov, children can become traffic participants for a while, have fun and at the same time learn many useful things about safety on the road. From spring until fall the playground is open to the public in the afternoon hours, while in the morning educational programs for school children take place. On Tuesdays parts of the playground are reserved only for inline skaters. Children can rent a bike, scooter or inline skates and...

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  • Gutovka | Football for Adults and Children Gutovka

    The motto of Gutovka, the sport and relaxation area perfect for both children and adults, is "a place where you feel good", a motto which is most certainly true judging from the range of leisure time activities available. You can find this excellent sport and relaxation area for visitors of all ages in Prague 10. Gutovka offers all kinds of activities and you will certainly not be disappointed; there are four beach volleyball courts, an outdoor climbing wall (reputedly the...

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  • Slovansky Island | Prague Parks Slovansky Island

    Located on the flowing Vltava next to the golden-topped National Theater is the lush Slovansky Island. A quiet retreat in the center of the city, Slovansky Island features the neo Renaissance Zofin Palace, a playground and a toy train for children, the Zofin Garden restaurant (perfect for al fresco dining), a large gazebo and the Manes building, a famous functionalist building plus more. The island was formed in the 17th century by gradual soil deposits. After the floods in 1784...

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  • Swan Boat on the Vltava | Prague Boat Rental Boat Rentals

    Prague is full of tourist attractions and could be quite tiring for children and adults alike. Why not reward yourself by renting a paddle or row boat so you can see Prague from a different, more intriguing and relaxing angle; the Prague Castle complex and Charles Bridge look fantastic from the river! Spending an hour or two floating on the magical Vltava will definitely create fun-filled memories of the city of a thousand spires. The boat rental kiosks are located...

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  • Podoli | Prague Swimming Pools Podoli Swimming Pool

    This sports and leisure center located by the stately flow of the Vltava River in the vicinity of the ancient Vysehrad Castle offers much more than just a unique set of indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Its visitors can enjoy sauna facilities, a sun parlor, a giant outside spiral chute, a paddling pool for children, a gym and a cafe / restaurant. Easily accessible by trams, Podoli has been a popular destination for Prague inhabitants as well as visitors for...

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  • Boat to Prague Zoo | Prague for Children Boat Trips to Prague Zoo

    Planning a trip to the Prague Zoo? If you wish to journey there in an unforgettable manner, why not try going by boat? Taking a boat ride to the Troja district of Prague is an exciting way to spend a beautiful day plus you get to sit back, relax and observe Prague from a different perspective during a great 75 minute boat ride, a sure winner for all ages. The departure point for transport to the zoo is the Rašínovo...

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  • Petřín Lookout Tower | Prague Petřín Tower

    Next to the Mirror Maze on Petřín Hill you will find Prague's own intriguing miniature of the Eiffel Tower. Built for the General Land Centennial Exhibition in 1891, the Petřín Lookout Tower is the romantic symbol of Petřín Hill. It was erected above Prague only two years after the completion of the elegant Eiffel Tower in Paris. The tower rises 378 meters above sea level and represents one of the most famous and dominant features of Prague. The total height...

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  • Prague Zoo | Prague for Children | Parrot Prague Zoo

    In the leafy hilly area of Troja sits the wonderful Prague Zoo. Ranked in 2008 by Forbes Magazine as the 7th Best Zoo in the World, it features a modest 111 acres, but houses over 5,000 animals from 630 different species and draws children and adults alike to partake in good educational fun. The Indonesian Jungle, which is currently breeding Komodo Dragons, a relatively new Sea Lion exhibit, and Monkey Island are among the newer additions to the zoo, but...

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  • Troja Botanic Garden | Japanese Garden Troja Botanic Garden

    The area of Troja is lovely, complete with green rolling hills followed by the snake-like winding Vltava, the grand Troja Chateau, a true Baroque gem, the Prague Zoo, voted among the top 10 zoos in the world, and the impressive Prague Botanic Gardens. Stretching over a large chunk of land, the Botanic Garden includes a Japanese Garden with a gorgeous grove of Japanese Cherry trees, an exhibition of irises, several small ponds and lakes, the vineyard of St. Claire, and...

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  • Stromovka | Prague Parks and Gardens Stromovka Park

    Located in Prague 7, Stromovka (place of trees) Park is the largest of its kind in the city of Prague. The history of Stromovka dates back to 1268, when Premysl Otakar II used Stromovka as the royal hunting grounds. The park was open to the public in 1804, after Czech nobles saved the grounds from complete demolishment from the reign of Maria Theresa who ordered everything cut and burned. The park is no longer full of deer to hunt; the...

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  • Vysehrad Path | Prague Gardens and Parks Vysehrad Park

    The mythological birthplace of Prague, Vysehrad, features a large park with trails and ruins of the old fortress and gates. The leaves of the tall ancient trees whisper as you make your way around this lovely area. In the Vysehrad park you can look for the resident raven, as well as the Stone of the Devil, said to have been placed in the park by the Devil after a fight with a priest, and the statues of Libuse and Premysl. You...

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  • Petrin Hill | Prague Gardens and Parks | Walking Path Petřín Hill

    Overlooking the glorious city of Prague is the equally beautiful Petřín Hill, one of the former vineyards of King Charles IV. This is the place to go and relax under a blooming cherry tree during a clear spring day or smell the fragrant beauties in the lovely rose garden on a lazy summer night, and it is also the perfect place to capture the wonder of Prague via your camera. It is a steep walk up Petřín, so if you...

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  • Letna Park | Prague Gardens and Parks Letna Park

    Located on an embankment overlooking the meandering Vltava, Letna Park is an interesting and relaxing place to spend your leisure time. To begin with, you may notice a very large ticking metronome, recognition of time, located at the base of the park. This was once the area that held the largest monument to Stalin in the whole world. Erected in 1955, the monstrous monument featured the largest group monument in Europe standing at 15.5 meters in height and 22 meters...

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  • Kbely Aviation Museum | Prague Kbely Aviation Museum

    The Kbely Aviation Museum, which is part of the Military History Institute in Prague, is located nearby the historic military airport of Prague – Kbely. This airport was the first aviation base built after the creation of Czechoslovakia. The museum was established here in 1968 and the extent and quality of its collections makes it one of the biggest aviation museums in Europe. The museum collection altogether comprises some 275 planes, 85 of which are exhibited in four covered museum...

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