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The best theme parks in Tenerife for a memorable summer with your family

If you are looking for fun in summer, the best theme parks in Tenerife can be the answer to to an exciting day with the family. You don’t know them? Would you like to get to know them all? Don’t worry, we will guide you through the authentic summer oases:

Siam Park

Siam Park Siam Nights Mejores Parques Temáticos de Tenerife

Six years in a row, the world’s best water park, make Siam Park an almost obligatory stop on your holiday in Tenerife. Decorated with Thai inspiration and with attractions ranging from dizzying slides to artificial waves up to 3 metres, it is a visit that is fun for both children and adults.

This summer you should not miss the Siam Nights and get to know the best water park in the world when the sun goes down.

Loro Parque

Loro Parque Mejor Zoologico

Chosen as the best zoo in the world by Tripadvisor users, Loro Parque is a must visit. Home to more than 10,000 exotic animals and 500 species and subspecies of the entire planet, Loro Parque’s commitment to the environment extends beyond the site, with the protection and conservation of endangered species in different parts of the world.

The novelties of Loro Parque include: the pygmy hippos; a threatened species from West Africa; and the Zen garden; the world’s first Japanese underwater garden. Do you want to go on an expedition?

Aqualand Costa Adeje

Aqualand Costa Adeje Tenerife

Aqualand Costa Adeje is a unique combination of water park and dolphinarium. On the one hand, the Dolphinarium is cared for down to the smallest detail, with a protection programme for bottlenose dolphins that has already achieved 18 births within the facilities. In addition, its dolphin show has been recognised as the best in the world by the International Association of Marine Animal Trainers.

On the other hand, among its attractions we can find up to four different types:

Adrenalina, with exciting curves and slides such as “Tsunami” or “Cyclones”, each with a height of more than 21 metres.

KidzWorldwhere the little ones can play between docile dragons, water castles and pirate treasure islands.

Family Funwith a wave pool designed for the whole family.

Chill Out & Playwith a jacuzzi and a “Lava River” where you can relax, relieve tension and disconnect.

If you want to know more about Aqualand Costa Adeje, do not hesitate to visit its official website.

Forestal Park Tenerife

Forestal Park Tenerife

We now enter the forest, specifically in the Protected Landscape of Las Lagunetas, to discover a park at an altitude of over 1,400 metres: the Forestal Park.

With the longest zip lines of the Canary Islands, an adventure of more than two hours awaits you, climbing 30 metres above the ground or sliding along 230 metres in a single pass. If you fancy a special experience in nature, then this is the right excursion for you.

Karting Club Tenerife

Karting Club Tenerife

If you’re looking for adrenaline on four wheels then make a pit stop at Karting Club Tenerife. With the family or with friends, the two routes delight both the youngest (with two-seater karts or adjusted to their age) as well as the adults. The karts can reach up to 90 km / h.

If you are already thinking about organising your Grand Prix, you will find everything you need on their website.

Parque Etnográfico Pirámides de Güímar

Piramides de Guimar Tenerife

The ethnographic park Pirámides de Güímar offers 64,000 square meters of various areas and exhibitions. Its main attraction is the Pyramids of Güímar, pyramid structures, which are aligned with the sun and offer on special occasions astronomical shows such as a double sunset during the summer solstice.

In addition to the pyramids themselves you can visit the poisonous and sustainable gardens, as well as an exhibition dedicated to navigation through the Pacific Ocean and Polynesia. If you want, you can have a small virtual preview of everything that awaits you.

Parque Las Águilas-Jungle Park

Las Aguilas Jungle Park Tenerife

Botanical park and zoo at the same time, in Jungle Park you can find from exotic birds such as swans or flamingos to meerkats, crocodiles or even jaguars.

To its wide repertoire of species you have to add its unique shows, ranging from sea lions and birds of prey to shows with pirates that will make you laugh and enjoy your experience in the jungle. Are you coming?

Now you have a lot to choose from! Do not doubt that a summer full of fun awaits you in Tenerife.

Leisure Parks in Tenerife: Fun in abundance – Part 1

In Tenerife, you will not only find extraordinary landscape and an exquisite gastronomy, but also lots of fun. Do you want to experience the world’s biggest water adventure? You need an adrenaline rush? Or would you like to explore the subterranean world of the island? Here we go!

Siam Park, the world’s best water park

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For four years in a row it has been chosen as the „Best Water Park“ in the world by TripAdvisor users, and its 185,000 square metres offer everything you can imagine. A beach to relax, where you can watch the other guests diving under the biggest artificial wave in the world, 3 metres. This is Siam Beach. Or maybe you prefer to slide down at maximum speed feeling „gravity 0“? Then you should try the Tower of Power.

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Loro Parque, the “must” of the Canary Islands

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It is said that Loro Parque is the “must” of the Canaries, an essential visit if you come to the Islands as it is considered the best zoo in the world by TripAdvisor travellers.

Observe exotic animals such as African lions, penguins, sea lions, gorillas, dolphins, orcas, parrots…

Here, you will learn everything about the fauna and flora, but also get an inside of the scientific work of the park, Animal Embassy, with its foundation, the Loro Parque Fundación.

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Forestal Park, climb in the tree tops

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Ninety different attractions await you in the highest Canary pine trees on the islands, in Lagunetas. The climbing park is unique in the Canary Islands and offers fun for the whole family, with easy circuits for the little ones to more strenuous circuits.

There are picnic areas and beverage service to recharge batteries and continue the adventure.

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Aqualand Costa Adeje, fun with the dolphins

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The Aqualand is a combination of water park and dolphinarium. The show is controlled by IMATA (International Association of Marine Animal Trainers) and is recognised by the Association as the best in the world. In addition, you can get to know the sympathetic sea mammals in the “Dolphin Planet”.

Try the “Tornado”; an attraction in which you will glide circularly towards a pool with dizzying changes of pace.

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Las Águilas – Jungle Park, more than 75,000 square metres of jungle

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Falcons, vultures, eagles… All kind of birds of prey are waiting for you in this animal park in the south of the island, an experience between waterfalls, lagoons and caves surrounded by an exotic free-flight bird show.

So, that was the first part… And have we promised too much? Fun in abundance and the best: with our wonderful weather you can visit the parks all year round. Soon, we´ll present you to the second part of our leisure parks and give you some more excursion ideas. Stay tuned!

Siam Park and Loro Parque receive once again the prestigious Travellers’ Choice Award from TripAdvisor

Siam Park has been named the #1 Water Park in the world and Loro Parque the #1 Zoo in Europe and #2 in the world thanks to traveller’s opinions and comments

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Loro Parque company celebrates that for the second year running the group’s theme parks, both located in Tenerife, are considered to be among the best in the world and continue to achieve success, now with the prestigious recognition of the largest travel website, Tripadvisor, considering Loro Parque the Nº 1 Zoo in Europe and 2º best in the world. On the other hand, Siam Park received the award as best Water Park worldwide. This distinction was announced in the third edition of the Travellers’ Choice Awards, created by TripAdvisor honouring the opinions and recommendations regarding the best sights and attractions in the world according to travellers’ themselves.

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A total of 533 winners were awarded. A Top 25 world ranking was established in which attractions and places of interest from all over the globe were taking into account, including the best theme parks of Asia, Canada, China, Europe, India, South America, the Pacific and the US. On this occasion, Siam Park repeats as Nº1 in the world for the second year in a row and Loro Parque, which was considered to be the third best zoo in the world in 2014, has gone up one position and is considered to be the second best zoo in the world in 2015 after the historical zoo of San Diego.

This year Loro Parque and Siam Park have also received individual “Certificates of Excellence”, an award given only to the places that have achieved excellent ratings by travellers in the past 12 months. Having achieved these certificates during the past five years running, both Loro Parque and Siam Park have been included in the Hall of Fame.

TripAdvisor is the largest travel website in the world, founded 15 years ago and currently operating in over 45 countries and in 28 different languages. Each month the website is checked by 340 million travellers and shares more than 225 million opinions and comments (139 comments each minute). The Travellers Choice Awards are determined based on the quality and quantity of positive comments and opinions expressed by travellers about the attractions in each destination.