The area of Girona and the Costa Brava has a wide variety of theme parks for all tastes and ages. In this post, we suggest 10 theme parks to visit during your stay in our houses: water parks where you can cool off on the hottest days, animal parks where you can see native and exotic species, adventure parks where you can unload adrenaline and test your agility, amusement parks to spend a day with the family and even a park where you will test your sense of smell and learn a lot about aromatic plants and their properties.
1. Aquabrava (Roses)
Aquabrava is a water park located in Roses (Alt Empordà) where you can spend a day with friends and family. An ideal place to cool off, unload adrenaline, laugh and sunbathe during the hot summer days. Some of its best known attractions are the Black Hole, the Camel, the Kamikaze, the Octospeed, the Anaconda, the Cobra, the Aquaxjump and the 3,000 square meters wave pool which is unique in Europe. The park also has a children's area, Pirate Island, with a pirate theme with mini slides, a pirate ship and swimming pools with a depth of 30-40 cm.
2. Butterfly Park (Castelló d'Empúries)
With a surface area of around 2,000 square meters, The Butterfly Park is an indoor tropical garden located in Castelló d'Empúries (Alt Empordà). The park recreates a jungle with exotic plants and birds where the main attraction is the life cycle of butterflies. Here you can see the largest butterfly species in the world. The Butterfly Park is open all year round.
3. Humor Amarillo Park (Sant Pere Pescador)
A park inspired by the Japanese TV show in which participants are divided into 2 teams and must pass a series of agility and balance tests with inflatables, obstacles, strategy games, water and mud tests... More than 500 square meters of guaranteed fun and 15 tests that you can choose to do all or some of them such as human table-football, the Japanese destroyer, the wipe out, the breaking ball, the sumo, the samurai duel or the Japanese military circuit, among others. You can also have lunch or dinner in the same park and have a game of Paintball.
4. Parc de les Olors (Celrà)
The Park of smells in Celrà, located at the foot of the Gavarres massif, is the main garden of aromatic and medicinal plants on the Costa Brava where you can test your sense of smell, enjoy the smells of the plants, their flowers and all the wildlife that lives there, walk, reconnect with nature and discover the more than 60 species of plants and learn about their properties.
5. Aquadiver (Platja d'Aro)
Aquadiver is the water park located in the town of Platja d'Aro, in the heart of the Costa Brava, in the Baix Empordà region. This park offers attractions for all ages. Some of the most popular attractions are the wave pool, the fast rivers, the slides, the Kamikazes and the soft slopes. If you like to compare, you can buy tickets with special rates to be able to enter into 2 water parks: Aquadiver (Platja d'Aro) and the Water World (Lloret de Mar).
6. Costa Brava Adventure Park (Platja d'Aro and Pals)
Parc Aventura Platja d'Aro is the largest adventure park in southern Europe. A place to release adrenaline and feel like a real adventurer. The park offers more than 120 adventure activities on circuits of different characteristics and difficulties, more than 1,500 meters of zip lines, suspension bridges, jumps, climbing walls, ladders and swings on 5 hectares of land.
7. PP's Park (Platja d'Aro)
An amusement park with more than 80 years of history in the centre of the town of Platja d'Aro. PP's Park offers rides for all profiles and ages with attractions that have become great classics such as the Mississippi or the Cyclone roller coaster.
8. Water World (Lloret de Mar)
Water World water park is located in Lloret de Mar and offers a variety of swimming pools and slides for all people and ages: from relaxation pools and waves pool, to a children’s playground with a pirate ship and slides for the bravest and most daring as the 'Speed Furious. Remember that you have the option of buying tickets for a special price for both parks: Water World in Lloret de Mar and the Aquadiver in Platja d'Aro.
9. Selva Aventura (Arbúcies)
This park, located in the town of Arbúcies in the Selva region, in the heart of Montseny Natural Park, is designed to be enjoyed by the whole family. It has 5 circuits of different levels with zip lines and acrobatics in the trees.
10. Molló Adventure Park and Animal Park of the Pyrenees (Molló)
Visiting this park you will have the opportunity to spend a day surrounded by animals in semi-freedom. In the park you will find more than 30 different species of animals typical of the Catalan Pyrenees, such as bears, marmots, lynxes, wolves and fallow deer. The walk takes about 3 hours and there are different picnic areas to rest during the walk. In the park, there is also one hectare of land with 4 zip lines and suspension bridges with different levels of difficulty designed for all ages.
During the hottest days, remember to stay hydrated and protect yourself from the sun with sun cream, sunglasses and a cap or hat.
After a day of outdoor activity, there's nothing better than returning to your Naturaki's house and cooling off in the pool before dinner.