Family activities in Sardinia

Updated on Jun 29, 2023 by Stacey Parsons

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Need a little inspiration for your next family holiday to Sardinia? We've hand-picked some fun-filled activities to keep everyone smiling.

If you’re tempted by a family holiday to the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia, in order to get some inspiration flowing, we’ve compiled a list of some fun activities that you can do with your children whilst on holiday.

Horse riding 

Whether you’re a novice or experienced rider, take an afternoon to enjoy an hour or two on horseback. Qualified, English speaking instructors will guide you as you explore the beautiful beaches and Mediterranean vegetation that dominates the landscape of south-eastern Sardinia.

Villasimius Centro Turismo Equestre Maneggio Tanka

Location: Viale degli Oleandri, Villasimius

Tel: +39 070 09049 or +39 336 815797

View accommodation in Southern Sardinia.


Water Parks 

Especially when the weather’s hot, it’s always fun to spend a day at a water park. Whether you like to sunbathe and relax or do the most daring flume, it’s safe to say that most children love exploring the many slides, pools, water features and playgrounds. 


Location: Localita La Crucitta, 07021 Muchi Bianchi SS, Italy

Tel: +39 078999511



Cala Gonone Aquarium 

Take a trip to the Aquarium in Cala Gonone, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore all kinds of Mediterranean marine life, from piranhas and tropical fish to sharks and sea urchins. The aquarium has 26 exhibition tanks and an open sea tank, so you and your family can learn about the kinds of fish that are found in the Mediterranean sea. If you’re feeling brave, you can also head to the touch tank, where you can touch all manner of sea urchins, starfish and rays.


Acquario di Cala Gonone

Location: Via La Favorita 08020 Cala Gonone - Dorgali (NU)
Tel: +39.0784.920052

View information on Hotel Su Gologone, close to Cala Gonone. 

Image credit: Jake Mohan, Flickr 


Activity parks 

If you’re looking for a day out with lots of different things to do all in one place, then Sardinia Miniature Park is an ideal day out. With a miniature park and boat ride, astronomy museum, Darwin exhibit and botanical trail (among much more), there’s a plethora of things to do to keep your children entertained.

Sardinia Miniature Park

Location: Str. Prov. Las Plassas-Tuili 09029 Tuili (VS) - Zona Su Nuraxi Barumini

Tel. +39 070 936 1004



Adventure parks 

Ideal for slightly older children, Sardinia’s adventure parks offer lots of different activities which are designed to help promote awareness of individual ability, as well as working together in a team. Treetop adventure courses of varying difficulties are available with experienced instructors, or you can work your way along the numerous walkways, pirate nets, rope bridges and ladders in the forest. Bicycles can be hired if you fancy a leisurely ride around the parks, or you can even spark a friendly archery competition before retreating for some afternoon refreshments. Please visit the individual park websites for specific information around activities.

Le Ragnatele

Location: Le Bombarde - 07041 Alghero

Tel: +39 079 930338

View accommodation in Alghero and the North-West.

Image credit: ER_09 | Shutterstock 


If we’ve inspired you to book a family holiday to Sardinia, visit the Sardinian Places website for more information.


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