Family and Kids in Nizwa

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

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Nizwa Fort

    Family and Kids

    The Nizwa fort is the crowning jewel of Nizwa. It was built in the 17th century and stands tall and proud even today. This fort is unique among other forts in Oman due to the cylindrical shape of its main tower which also happens to be the biggest to tower in a fort in Oman. It has seven wells, a number of prisons, and prosecution ground. The main tower features many defence mechanisms Omanis u...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Jebel Akhdar

    Garden

    Jebel Akhdar or the ‘Fruit bowl of Oman’ as it is fondly known is an area that encompasses the Saiq plateau. It is known for its prized fruits like pomegranate, apricots. The orchrds and gardens are a welcome change from the ‘nothingness’ of Omani terrain. Worth a day trip or a one-night stay from Nizwa, Jebel Akhdar is the emerald of Oman.
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Bahla Fort

    Family and Kids

    After a tediously long but meticulous restoration, Bahla fort re-opened for visitors in all its glory. With a number of nooks and crannies waiting to be discovered, a visit to the fort is sure to be an intriguing one. Bahla is an enchanting walled city that carries mysteries and stories from its rich past even today. Within thirty kilometres of Nizwa, this one is a must-visit.
  4. Amazing Nizwa attraction for kids
    Misfat Al Abreyeen

    Family and Kids

    Misfat Al Aberyeen is a small but pretty village on top of a mountain. The homes of its inhabitants are at the top of the mountain and their farms are on the slope. Its decorated houses standing side by side in close proximity look like terraces waving up and down with the mountain’s terrain and give the visitor a distinctive visual pleasure. It is said that the first house in Misfat Al A...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Nizwa Souq

    Family and Kids

    The Nizwa souq will intoxicate you with its smells and sights. With its multicolored delights and electric atmosphere, a visit to the souk will remain embedded in your senses forever. Take back home some lovely middle eastern antiques and relish the fresh fruits and vegetables, you can easily spend hours at the souq. For the authentic local colour, don’t miss the goat market that takes pl...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Nizwa
    Wahiba Sands

    Family and Kids

    Wahiba Sands is a stretch of gorgeous golden sands and majestic dunes that make for a good adventurous day out. One can also choose to witness the camel races of the tribe living in Wahiba. A 4x4 drive over the dunes will be just the adrenaline punch you require in this castle-dominated country. Stay overnight for a true taste of life in a desert.
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Al Hoota Cave

    Family and Kids

    Al Hoota Cave is located in Al Hamra. Al Hoota Cave Oman contains a rich ecosystem that includes four lakes, three are small northern lake and the other one is the central lake. The underground lake estimates to be holding 30,000 m³ of water. The main lake is 800 m long and 10 m wide, with a maximum depth of 15 m, where you can find rare blind fish “garra barreimiae”....Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Tanuf Ruins

    Family and Kids

    Located about 20 km for Nizwa, these ruins are reminiscent of a thriving old town that was bombed by the British in 1954. Read up before you go because otherwise it’s difficult to relate to the ruins.
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Jabrin Castle

    Family and Kids

    An extensive restoration project has made sure that Jabrin castle retains its glorious personality. It is well equipped with audio guides that explain the history and interiors of the fort. You are sure to be enamoured by the beautiful interiors that are fit for a blue blooded royal. Exquisite ceilings and carpets transfer the visitor to a regal world. Situated approximately on a half an hour d...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Nizwa Fort Coffee House

    Family and Kids

    Sample some delicious Omani coffee served with halva and date at this humble but popular coffee house. It also serves some lipsmacking wraps and is air conditioned to provide a respite from the heat. They also have wifi and the bathrooms are clean.Great after a tiring day around the souq.
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Birkat Al Mouz Ruins

    Garden

    Meaning ‘a pool of bananas’ in Arabic, Birkat Al Mouz is a historical site in Nizwa. Located on the way from Nizwa to Muscat, this uninhibited, abandoned village is a good reminder of Nizwa’s old days. Great for a photo-op and to explore on foot, this place is full of date, banana orchards and mud, brick houses that are mostly falling apart. Visit this place to get an idea of ...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Al Zuhly Restaurant

    Family and Kids

    Located close to the bustling Nizwasouq, Al Zuhly restaurant boasts of the best views of Nizwa’s technicoloured life. Great for takeaway or even a quick bite in the car, this place offers delectable signature shwarmas and kebabs. It does get quite crowded but much deservedly so.
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Al Ains Beehive Tombs

    Family and Kids

    If you enjoy the history of mankind and love to watch an archaeological site, Al Ain’s Beehive Tombs is the preferred place to you. You will find that this place has some stunning view with a lot of things to do. You can see the unblemished tombs, towers and rest of settlements made up of colored stones of Bronze Age from the roadside. Near this place you will have to go fo...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Nizwa Fort Gate

    Family and Kids

    Built in the 1650’s, the Nizwa Fort Gate is the main entrance to the fort. The second Ya’rubi Imam; Imam Sultan Bin Saif Al Ya'rubi started its construction. People believe that the underlying structure was built in the 12th century. The gate is a delightful piece of history, and is testimony to the countless attempts at capturing the famed city of Nizwa. It is the most important h...Read more