Are you looking for some weekend activities in the Chengdu area that are suitable for children? Check out our list of Chengdu’s most popular attractions and theme parks suitable for the whole family.
Happy Valley Chengdu 成都欢乐谷
Located in Chengdu’s Jinniu district, Happy Valley offers visitors an exciting theme park experience. There are seven themed areas inside the park providing endless entertainment for both children and adults. From a circus and roller coasters to a sports center, Happy Valley is a great day out for the whole family.
Ticket fee: 230 RMB/pp
120 RMB for children between 1.2mand 1.5m
Free for children below 1.2m
Opening hours: 9am-9.30pm
Chengdu Seaside City Mall 成都海滨城购物中心
Chengdu Seaside City Mall offers many activities that have made it a top entertainment spot in Chengdu. Within the mall guests can visit the Cube Aquarium, relax on a manmade beach, climb a pirate ship, and go shopping in one of the largest shopping centers in China. The mall also has tunnels housing over 10,000 different species of marine life. Chengdu Seaside City Mall is a truly unique shopping and tourist destination.
No 88 Shuangnan Avenue, Seaside City mall, Jiao Long Gang, Chengdu 成都蛟龙港双楠大道88号海滨城购物中心
Ticket fee: depends on package, visit website for more information
Opening hours: 10am-9pm
Chengdu Zoo 成都动物园
The Chengdu Zoo is one of the largest zoos in southwest China. Home to more than 300 species of animals, the park also houses a world-renowned panda exhibit.
20 RMD per adult
Free for kids under 1.2m
Opening hours: 9am -4pm
Floraland Amusement Park 国色天香水上乐园
Located in Wenchuan outside of Chengdu, Floraland Amusement Park is not only a theme and water park, but also a park in its own right. After the completion of its water park, Floraland became the largest outdoor aquatic centre in southwest China. Whether you want to cool off in the water park or simpy relax in its green areas, Floraland has a range of family friendly activities to fill your weekend.
Between 30 to 280 RMB depending on which areas visited within the park
Opening hours: 9am-6pm
Haichang Polar Ocean Park 海昌极地海洋公园
Hiachang Polar Ocean Park is the largest marine life park in southwest China. Throughout the park you can see animals such as polar bears, sea lions, sharks, and penguins. Whale and dolphin shows, an artificial wave pool, and children’s activities help to provide a full day of family fun.
Ticket price: Varies from 90 RMB to 200 RMB depending on which ticket options you choose
Opening hours: 9am-4pm
Paradise Island Water Park 天堂岛海洋乐园
Paradise Island Water Park is one of the world’s best indoor water parks. Ride the waves on Paradise Island’s wave simulator or slide down endless looping water slides. Guests can also enjoy the park’s Family Raft Ride or the exhilarating White Water Abyss. No matter which rides you choose to try, an enjoyable day will be had by everyone.
160 RMB per adult (Mon to Thu), 180 RMB per adult (Fri to Sun)
80 RMB per child below 1.2m (Mon to Thu), 90 RMB (Fri to Sun)
Opening hours: 10am-8:30 pm
Stone Elephant Lake Ecological Resort 石象湖生态风景区
Stone Elephant Lake has often been described as a representation of “the harmonious co-existence between man and nature”. This resort is the perfect example of peace and serenity. The park gets its name from the Stone Elephant Temple, an important Buddhist temple. The resort is home to sixteen scenic areas and offers boat rides across the lake for a small fee. With its superior air quality, and being covered 90% by forest, this scenic resort is a must-see destination.
Ticket price: 80 RMB for adults, half price for children above 1.3m (include 1.3m) and Free for children under 1.3 m
8am -6pm in the summer
9am -5pm in the winter
The Chengdu Sunac Cultural Tourism City Water and Snow World is a massive facility located in Dujiangyan. The project is a gigantic indoor water park and artificial ski slopes, with a shopping mall (opening in September 2020) attached.
The facility covers 367,600 square metres and is reported to be the largest reinforced concrete structure to hold an indoor ski resort in China. The Water Park has all the slides and water fun to keep you busy for a day. Snow World comprises of seven floors, two of which are underground and five above ground. The 75,000 sq/m ski dome will count 3 slopes and a capacity of 2,000 skiers per day.
Intersection of Waijiang bridge and Qingchengshan Avenue in Dujiangyan City, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province 四川省成都市都江堰市外江大桥与青城山大道交叉口
Sunac Water Park 成都融创水世界: 150RMB
Sunac Snow World 成都融创雪世界: 180RM
Andaman Village is a nice place to get out of the city, and has lot’s of children entertainement options. The outdoor adventure park include ziplining, rope course, trampoline park, playgrounds and other activities.
Bring your family and friends to Andaman Village.
Andaman is set among the nature of the forests. Be surrounded by nature and soak in all the beauty nature has to offer. Bring yourself back to nature!
Address: 3, Dianyexiang Valley, Ai’e County, Dujiangyan, Chengdu 四川省成都市都江堰市向峨乡爱莲社区电业巷3号
You can reach Dujiangyan by high-speed train from Chengdu (north) Railway Station or Xi Pu Station.
成都火车站 – 都江堰站
It takes 30 minutes and they run frequently.