Family and Kids in Madikeri

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Madikeri? 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 Madikeri, 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 Madikeri.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Madikeri for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Abbey Falls

    Family and Kids

    ‘Abbi’ means ‘waterfall’ in the local Coorgi language. Abbey falls are Coorg’s star attraction because of their joyous silver cascade that gushes down to about 70 feet below. The route to the falls is through beautiful coffee plantations and provides the perfect beginning to the beautiful sight that slowly unfolds in front of your eyes. Well maintained and extremel...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Dubare Elephant Camp

    Park, Picnic Spot

    A project undertaken by both, the Forest Department of India and Jungle Lodges and Resorts Ltd., the Dubare Elephant Camp is a must visit while on your vacation in Coorg. Home to many elephants, visitors can observe, feed and ride elephants at this camp. A trained Naturalist is present on the premises who explains the various aspects of Elephants- their history, ecology and biology. Trivia- The...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Nisargadhama

    Park

    A fantastic picnic spot, the Nisargadhama Forest is a forest resort near Coorg. Situated off the state highway, Nisargadhama is a 64 acre island formed by the Kaveri river. A serene place, the island is full of bamboos, teak and sandalwood trees. Many wildlife animals call the island their home. Highlights include The access to the forest - a hanging bridge! Deer Park Children’s play are...Read more
  4. Amazing Madikeri attraction for kids
    Raintree

    Family and Kids

    Serving a fusion of international and local food, Raintree restaurant is set in a beautiful bungalow that is about a100 years old. You can sense the old world charm here, with the wooden furniture and sloping roofs that remind you of the colonial times. The food is some of the best you will taste in Madikeri. Their payassam and stew are quite popular and a must try. A cozy setting and warm smil...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Iruppu Falls

    Picnic Spot

    Situated around 90 minutes’ drive from Coorg, the Iruppu Falls are a major tourist attraction, especially in the monsoons. Located in the Brahmagiri Range, the waterfalls are surrounded by dense vegetation. Also a pilgrimage spot, you will find a Shiva temple en route to the falls. This temple attracts a lot of devotees during Shivratri. Trivia: According to a legend, Lord Ram and his bro...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Madikeri
    Coorg Cuisine

    Family and Kids

    Finally a refreshingly regional place that proudly serves its rich heritage on a plate! For a sample of mouthwatering specialties from the Coorgi cuisine, head to this restaurant the first chance you get. The rice dumplings and pork fry simply melt in the mouth and they have some delicious vegetarian varieties too. This place might appear simple on first sight but it is packed with oodles of fl...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Omkareshwara Temple

    Picnic Spot

    The Omkareshwara Temple is a lovely place of worship situated in Madikeri. Having an intriguing history, the temple was built by King Lingarajendra II in the year 1820. Legend goes that the king killed a Brahmin (for unknown or disputed reasons) and the spirit of the Brahmin turned into a monster and started haunting the king! The Omkareshwara Temple was built by the king using a Shiva lingam f...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Raja's Tombs

    Family and Kids

    This quiet Indo-Sarcenic sight is the resting place for royalty. The tombs of Kodava kings and their family are located here, along with those of Tipu Sultan’s royal officers who died fighting for him. This place offers some unforgettable views and that is the primary reason why visitors flock here often. After you’re done observing the Muhammadan style tombs, head straight to the b...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Athithi Restaurant

    Family and Kids

    A famous vegetarian restaurant in Coorg, Athithi serves authentic south Indian food, that too in an authentic style- on banana leaves! Their menu comprises of dosas, idlis, rice plates and ofcourse, the humble filter coffee. A pocket friendly restaurant, head over to Athithi Restaurant when hunger pangs bother you.
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Chelavara Falls

    Picnic Spot

    A not so famous attraction but completely worth the visit! The Chelavara Falls are situated near Cheyyandane and a moderate level hike will take you to the base of the falls. Pack a change of clothes, some snacks and head over to Chelavara Falls to have a memorable time with your family and loved ones. Visitors going to Chelavara Falls can also visit Choma Kund hill which is just 2 km...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Nalknad Palace

    Picnic Spot

    The Nalknad Palace, also known as Nalkunadu is a beautiful royal residence situated around an hour’s drive from Coorg. It is located at the bottom of Thadiyandamol, the highest mountain in Coorg. Don't let its exteriors fool you! Although the palace looks like any other house in the vicinity, the interior of the place is mesmerizing. From ancient paintings on the ceilings to murals on the...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple

    Picnic Spot

    Bhagamandala is a pilgrimage site in Kodagu. Situated on the river Kaveri, Bhagamandala is on the banks of the confluence of three rivers- Cauvery, Kannike and the mythical Sujyoti. A short distance from the confluence (popularly known as Triveni Sangama) lies the Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple. Dedicated to Lord Subramanya, Mahavishnu and Ganapati, the temple has a very peaceful vibe to it. Do try ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Bylakuppe

    Family and Kids

    Bylakuppe or Bailkuppe is situated around 40 kilometres from Coorg. The second largest Tibetan settlement outside Tibet and the largest one in south India, the area houses Sera, the largest educational monastic institution. There are nearly 7,000 monks and nuns at the institution. Along with it, you will also find Tashilunpo monastery and Namdroling monastery. The 40 feet tall golden Buddha sta...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
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    Family and Kids

    Gowri Nivas is a famous 3-star hotel located in Madikeri in Karnataka. This is one of the most warm and comforting place to reside once you are in Madikeri. The rooms are comfortable enough for a family or even individual travellers. The friendly hosts serving inside Gowri Nivas will surely increase the ambience of the place and attract people. The home like ambience created by the hosts, comfo...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Chiklihole Dam Coorg

    Family and Kids

    A man-made reservoir, the Chiklihole Dam in Coorg, Karnataka, is a visual treat, and the perfect example of nature meeting man-made structures. The water reservoir, located between Kushalnagar and Madikeri, is surrounded by lush greenery on all sides, the still water in the middle, and the overwhelmingly grand dam on the other side. The rich flora and fauna of the area make this an ideal spot f...Read more