Visitin Manila with kids? Don’t sweat about it. In Philippines’ capital you’ll find plenty of activities and attractions for a perfect family-fun day. Here are some of the best ones!

Best Family-Friendly Activities in Manila

National Museum of Manila

Located in Rizal Park, between the Japanese and Chinese Gardens on Padre Burgos Avenue, the National Museum of Manila serves as an educational, cultural, and scientific institute tasked with the preservation of Philippines’ ethnological, anthropological, and archeological legacy. It’s a great place to visit in family to learn more about the country’s art and history!


Location: P. Burgos Drive, Rizal Park, Manila

Opening time: Tuesdays-Sundays, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Manila Ocean Park

Also in Rizal Park, Manila Ocean Park’s Oceanarium is inhabited by over 14,000 marine creatures indigenous to Southeast Asia. With popular attractions like Sharks & Ray encounters, the Mermaid Swim Experience, and a Sea Lion Show, family fun is pretty much guaranteed!


Location: Manila Ocean Park Luneta Manila Philippines 1000

Climb Central

When it comes to fun in family, you can’t miss Climb Central! Opened in 2016, this place is now the biggest indoor climbing center in Manila thanks to its climbing challenges able to both beginners and pro users. Its staff offer the proper equipment and shoes, as well as an introductory briefing upon arrival. Just remember to come in sportswear and be ready for a fun-filled day!


Address: The Portal, Mayflower St. Greenfield District, Mandaluyong City, Manila

Opening Hours: Mon-Friday 1:00 pm-10:00 pm and Sat and Sundays 10:00 am-10 pm

 Ice-Skating at SM Mall of Asia

SM Mall of Asia is the fourth largest mall in the country and the 11th in the entire world. Overlooking the beautiful Manila Bay, you’ll find Philippines’ first Olympic-sized ice skating rink. Whether you are a skating newbie or a pro, you can expect lots of fun skating with your kiddos!


Location: SM Central Business Park Bay City, Pasay, 1300 Metro Manila

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm

Flying Trapeze

Located in the heart of Bonifacio Global City, Flying Trapeze is the perfect place in Manila to get you and your family’s adrenaline rush going. Because here you can soar through some 25 feet off the ground with the assistance of experienced coaches. It doesn’t matter your age, size, or skill. Just be sure to check out their website to see the list of available classes before you go. First timers can book online and get one class for free!


Location: Federacion Drive corner 9th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

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