Lima for Kids

Peruvians are very child-friendly. Unfortunately, many cities in Peru, especially Lima, are far from that. The lack of adequate infrastructure and child orientated thinking may be the principal reasons for that. Anyhow, if you have a closer look, you find some great places for children of all ages that visit the capital of Peru an unforgettable adventure. Below find some suggestions on how and where to entertain you kids while staying in Lima.

Be it a visit to one of the many museums, a place where you can enjoy the local wildlife, a short stop at a park or playground, a trip to the beach or even a short stay over at one of the family resorts around Lima your kids (and you) will enjoy their time and have a lot of fun!

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Lima for Kids
Opened in 2011 Divercity is a theme park for children between 3 and 13 years of age. It's a city to scale where the children are the citizens (mom and dad can only enter as tourists) and play to be grown-ups. On an area of over 7200m2 the kids find more than 50 attractions where they can "work", learn, have fun and spend their earned Divercity m...

Iceland Park

Lima for Kids
Ice skating in Lima? Yes! Since July 2012 Lima has another attraction for kids, teens and young at heart adults: Iceland Park. Located in the district of Jesus Maria just next to Minimundo, the 500 square meter ice skating rink might feel small for spoiled Northerners, but actually it's one of the biggest in whole Latin America and the only one ...


Lima for Kids
Minimundo is Lima in a small format displaying the capital's most important buildings and places as well as a few Peruvian highlights in a miniature version. This mini city is the first one of its kind in Peru and a nice place for a short family visit. The small city in the big metropolis consists of more than 150 model architectural structures ...
The National Planetarium is owned by the Geophysical Institute of Peru. Opened in May 2010 it is the largest and most advanced planetarium in Peru offering an inviting and interesting space to learn more about astronomy and our universe. On Sundays the planetarium is open to the public.

Parque Acuatico Kis Kas

Lima for Kids
The Water Park & Hotel is the first of its kind in Peru. Around one hour from Lima's city center you find a nice recreational center with sun all year round, pools, slides, shows, games and lots of other fun activities for the whole family.

Burger & Ice Cream

Lima for Kids
The food in Peru is excellent and there are several dishes suitable for kids - Peru's famous chicken dish Pollo a la Brasa for example. However, in case your children aren't impressed they won't starve to death. The offer of fast food chains in Lima ranges from Mac Donald's, Burger King and Dunkin Donuts to Pizza Hut, Papa John's, China Wok and ...
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