Places to visit if you are Travelling to Kerala with Kids

Kerala can be a cornucopia of travel experiences. Tourism in Kerala is varied and diverse and can satisfy every type of traveler.

Kerala is an ideal family holiday destination as it has something for every member of the family. If you are looking to holiday in Kerala with your kids, then you have reached the right place. This guide will tell you the best holiday places for Kids in Kerala, where they are guaranteed to have a good time. Read on.

Many families with kids feel that their travel is incomplete if there isn’t a beach, an amusement park or a zoo in the itinerary. Lucky for you Kerala has all these three and some more exciting things as well.

Amusement Parks

Kerala has one of the best amusement parks in IndiaWonderla. Wonderla is at a distance of only 15 kms from Kochi city. Wonderla has rides for both Kids and Adults and makes for a must-visit holiday destination in Kerala for people with kids. It is spread over 30 acres of land and has more than 50 amusement rides.

If Kochi is not on your itinerary, then worry not. There are many such amusement parks all across Kerala. Popular ones are Vismaya Water Theme Park in Kannur, Happy Land Amusement Park in Thiruvananthapuram, Silver Storm Amusement Park and Dream World Water Park in Thrissur, Fantasy Amusement Park in Palakkad which also has a planetarium etc.

Zoo to visit in Kerala

Zoo and Animal Sanctuaries

If you are travelling to Kerala with kids then Zoos and Animal Sanctuaries are a good place to visit as they are entertaining as well as educational. There are plenty of Zoos and Animal Sanctuaries in Kerala and one of the popular zoos is the Thiruvananthapuram Zoo which has the tigers from the famous Hollywood movie Life of Pi.

Kerala has an animal sanctuary in almost every district; popular ones being Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary, Thattekad Wildlife Sanctuary etc. Additionally there are many places in every district of Kerala which are ideal for bird watching.


Kerala has some of the best beaches in India and these beaches are truly a traveler’s paradise.

Marari Beach, Alleppey Beach, Vizhinjam Beach, Kovalam Beach, Bekal Beach, Kappad Beach, Beypore Beach, Chowara Beach, Shankumugham Beach, Varkala Beach, Cherai Beach, Nattika Beach, Andhakaranazhi Beach, Neendakara Beach are some popular beaches in Kerala. One can swim or partake in adventure activities like parasailing, boating etc on some of these beaches. Also you must check out the Muzhappilangad Beach which is the only drive in beach in Kerala and the largest drive in beach in the whole of Asia.

In addition to beaches one must also explore the backwaters which are unique to Kerala. If you are traveling to Kerala with kids then the houseboat ride is something that you and your kids will definitely love.

Varkala Beach