Family and Kids in Barranquilla

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Barranquilla? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Barranquilla, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Barranquilla.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Barranquilla for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Museo Del Caribe

    Family and Kids

    The Caribbean museum is located within the Caribbean cultural park and was opened to public in 2009. Being the first regional museum it houses a lot of collections which describe the evolution of Caribbean as a society. All the elements relating to social, cultural, economic, political dimensions are exhibited there. Besides this they have many exchange programs with foreign nations as well as ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Zoo Of The City Of Barranquilla

    Park, Zoo, Aquarium

    An interesting place to visit to see different kind of animals and trees. The Zoo has about 500 animals and 140 species. From a humble beginning in 1952 as a small nursery to a full-fledged zoo with a lot of species, it has a great deal of variety. All kinds of animal species from Asian, African and American continents are present in the zoo along with an exquisite collection of flora too. A fu...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Castillo De Salgar

    Family and Kids

    A military fortification built in 1848 on the ruins of a previous fort San Antonio. Castillo Salgar has served many purposes since then. Some of them being a military fortification, a prison, an institution for disabled and a university of arts. Its architecture is distinctively colonial with vast corridors and archways. The construction is mainly defence oriented although some minor modificati...Read more
  4. Amazing Barranquilla attraction for kids
    Catedral Metropolitana Maria Reina

    Family and Kids

    The Cathedral of Virgin Mary is a modern Cathedral whose construction took almost 30 years and was finished in the 80’s. Its unique modern architecture distinguishes it from all other cathedrals in terms of its sheer size and style. It can accommodate upto 4000 people with a plot of about 12,261 sqmt. The cathedral is 92 mts long, 38 mts wide and 38mts tall. A gigantic structure, the cath...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Plaza San Nicolas

    Family and Kids

    The Plaza San Nicolas is located at the heart of the city and was, in many ways, the heart of the city. The plaza is right in front of the cathedral of San Nicolas. A large open space where cultural gatherings and festival celebrations takes place. Also a favourite place of the military parades on July 20th or November 11th. The lights at the cathedral in the evening are a delight to watch. The...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Barranquilla
    Centro Comercial Buenavista

    Family and Kids

    A shopping mall sprawling over 12000 sqft that has everything you can think of under its roof. From famous foreign brands such as Gucci, addidas, marks and Spencer and a lot more to accessories, jewelleries, appliances etc the mall has it all. It has a lot of restaurants for refreshments as well as kid’s play area and cinema hall for recreation purposes. A perfect shopping destination for...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Plaza De La Paz

    Family and Kids

    Strategically located at the centre of the city of the city of Barranquilla Plaza de la Paz a huge open public square. The square was mainly constructed to accommodate the huge crowd who came to see Pope John Paul II on his Columbian visit in 1986. Other than that the Plaza is a regular favourite for festivities, celebration and sometimes protest too. The cathedral of Barranquilla stands at the...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Sala Del Carnaval Elsa Caridi

    Family and Kids

    Casa Carnival is small but efficient museum displaying many carnival related stuff like costumes, masks and props. It’s an interactive museum which shows Audio visual content and explains the rich carnival history of Barranquilla. The carnival here throughout its evolution has grown as the second most popular in the world behind Rio’s carnival. The museum tracks its evolution and ex...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Iglesia De La Inmaculada Concepcion

    Family and Kids

    A beautiful church located just minutes away from Hotel Del Prado. The church is dedicated to dogma of the Immaculate Conception by Mary, freeing her from all sins. It was constructed in late 40’s and was inaugurated by Bishop Carlos Valiente and has since then become one of the favourite places of worship for the local catholics. The beautiful image of Mary on the stained glass is a must...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Malecon Leon Caridi

    Family and Kids

    The Malecon Leon Caridi is a beautiful walkway built right adjacent to the river Magdalena. The walkway is about 80mts wide and 700mts long running parallel to the river. It’s a nice calm place for a stroll early in the morning or during sunset. The breeze is strong and refreshing and the place has a serene vibe to it. The spot is also famous with a lot of cyclists and tourists.
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Iglesia De San Nicolas De Tolentino

    Family and Kids

    Located at the heart of the city St. Nicolas church has been under construction since the 17th century. A beautiful church with a strong Neo Gothic architecture it contains an invaluable relic, a piece of bone of St. Nicolas is embedded inside the altar. The San Nicolas Plaza is located just outside the church and is an important location for festivities and celebration.
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Paseo De Bolivar

    Family and Kids

    One of the most important streets of Barranquilla for about 200 years and even today Paseo de Bolivar is the artery of the city. The street is the commercial and administrative hub of the city where a lot of offices are present along with many shopping & food outlets. There’s a statue of Simon Bolivar at the northern end. The street is otherwise also a beautiful place for a stroll dow...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Parque Isla Salamanca

    National Park, Bird Watching

    A national park on the outskirts of Barranquilla Parque Isla Salamanca is an important place. It has awarded as Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2000. Created in 1964 the island protects a number of different species of flora and fauna. There are about 33 species of mammals, 98 species of invertebrates, 35 species of reptiles, 140 species of fish and 199 bird species. The island also proves helpf...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Todomono

    Family and Kids

    Todomono is a store located on Cl 76 that deals primarily with T-shirts. They have their own separate designs based on many themes. They also take orders for custom made T-shirts. The prices vary from affordable to expensive but the quality stays the same; A1. Other that T-shirts they have different kind of souvenirs and gifts. A fun place to visit with friends.
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Cementerio Universal

    Family and Kids

    The first cemetery to be built in Barranquilla Cementerio Universal located on Calle 47 is a beautiful place to visit. The tombs, statues and buildings there give a very Spanish and at the same time gothic vibe to it. The air is cool and the place, serene, making it a nice spot for calm reflection and remember the bygone.