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12 Kid-Friendly Things To Do In Taiwan For An Activity-Packed Getaway During School Break 

Things to do in Taiwan with kids


Picking a kid-friendly holiday destination isn’t always the easiest. You’ve got to take into account activities, proximity to public transportation, and the age-appropriateness of it all. If you’ve crossed off family activities in Bangkok and sat on every ride at Super Nintendo World, then we’ve got just the place: Taiwan.

Why Taiwan? This place has a tonne of kid-friendly attractions that don’t just involve cartoon characters or indoor playgrounds. If that sounds like a good deal, then read on for the kid-friendly things to do in Taiwan we’ve rounded up for you:


– In & around Taipei –


1. Shinbaitou Spring City Resort Hot Spring – Kid-friendly onsen


12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Shinbaitou hot springThe peaceful Public Hot Spring Spa.Image credit: Spring City Resort

Outside of Japan, there are few other places that have hot spring resorts, much less one that would take in kids. But Taiwan’s Shinbaitou Spring City Resort Hot Spring has outdoor and indoor hot springs for you and your munchkins to have a splash of fun. There are 9 hot springs in total, so it’s not too difficult to get a private corner just for your family.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Public hot spring with hydrotherapy jetSoak in the hot spring with a hydrotherapy jet while the sun sets.Image credit: @chiuwenwen.tw via Instagram

Tickets to enter either a Public or Private Hot Spring Spa start from TWD529 (~S$23.19)/entry . Note that the outdoor public hot springs are open for a limited time, from 9am-10pm, while the private hot springs are open 24 hours

You can book a private hot spring session from TWD600/adult (~S$25.23) and TWD400/child (~S$16.82), but keep in mind that it’s limited to 1 hour. Spring City Resort ADDRESSNo. 18號, Youya Rd, Beitou District, Taipei City, Taiwan 112 Opening Hours:Sunday 00:00-00:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Tuesday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Wednesday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Thursday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Friday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Saturday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4 (4467)CONTACT INFORMATION+886 02 2897 5555 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$182.66 imageCheapestS$182.66


2. Pushin Ranch –  Picnic on a dairy farm & feed farm animals


12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Picnic at the Pushin RanchPicnic on a dairy farm, and no, those cows aren’t real.Image credit: Klook

If spending the holiday on a farm has ever crossed your mind when planning a family overseas trip, give Pushin Ranch a shot. It’s a dairy farm that has a vast field with animal figures and is open for picnicking and camping for the whole family.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Pushin Ranch feed animalsImage adapted from: @leda_1229 via Instagram

Of course, the main attraction is the farm, where kids can feed and interact with animals like alpacas, kangaroos, capybaras, and cows.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - cow themed trolley and DIY painting money bank activityImage credit: @otis188541 & @zimi11.16 via Instagram

Take a tour on Pushin Ranch’s cow-themed trolley (TWD30/pax, ~S$5.62) that takes you around its scenic spots. The tour ends at a milking station that even gives kids a go at milking a cow.

The fun doesn’t end there, though. Let your kids unleash their creativity by doing a DIY workshop (TWD60, ~S$3), where they can paint animal money banks to take home.Pushin-RanchADMISSION FEETWD230/person (~S$9.75) ADDRESSNo. 439號, Section 1, Youshi Rd, Yangmei District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan 32659 Opening Hours:Sunday 09:00-17:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
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3. Window on World Theme Park – 100 miniature landmarks


12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Over 100 historical miniatures at the Window on the World parkImage credit: @_shainachen_ via Instagram

What if we told you that you could take photos with the Arc de Triomphe, Leaning Tower of Pisa, and Statue of Liberty, all in a day? That’s possible with a visit to the Window on World Theme Park, which has over 100 mini replicas of historical landmarks from all over the globe.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Outdoor rides at the Window on World Theme ParkImage credit: @maixwang via Instagram

Apart from satisfying your wanderlust, the park also has rides like roller coasters and bumper cars to quench any thirsts for adrenaline too. There’s even a water park that’s open in the summer from July to August that has a wave pool and water slides.Window on World Theme ParkADMISSION FEEFrom TWD590/person (~S$24.99) ADDRESSNo. 891, Gaoyuan Rd, Longtan District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan 325 Opening Hours:Sunday 09:30-17:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Friday 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Sunday 09:30 AM-05:00 PM

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4. Leofoo Village Theme Park – Theme park with water rides & safari


With a safari, water park, and amusement park with more than 30 rides, it’s a no-brainer that Leofoo Village Theme Park is where you’ll want to take the family to. 

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - The 3-storey “Mighty Mountain Flume Adventure” rideThe 3-storey “Mighty Mountain Flume Adventure” ride.Image credit: @harrisonlee2377v via Instagram 

Start out with one of the park’s more thrilling rides – Mighty Mountain Flume Adventure – if your kids are feeling adventurous. The 3-storey water ride is sure to be a heartstopper with its steep climbs and even steeper drops that end with a plunge in a river. Trust us, you’ll want to bring a raincoat or a spare change of clothes for this ride.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - LeoFoo Safari's adventure & Resort's viewFair warning: the lions will leap on the cage while the keepers distribute food.Image credit: @mairmoo & @daiyinglin via Instagram

Your mini daredevils can even go face-to-face with lions at the free-roaming zoo. They’ll be stationed in a caged truck as staff feed these big cats. If that’s too extreme, you can still watch wild animals like rhinos, lemurs, and zebras from a distance at the Leofoo Guanshi Resort. Each room faces out to the animals’ enclosures so you can observe them anytime.Leofoo Village Theme ParkADMISSION FEEFrom TWD750/person (~S$30.25) ADDRESS仁安里拱子溝 60 號, Guanxi Township, Hsinchu County, Taiwan 306 Opening Hours:Sunday 09:00-19:30 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:00 AM-07:30 PM
Tuesday 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Thursday 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Friday 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM-07:30 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM-07:30 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.5 (42956)CONTACT INFORMATION+886 03 547 5665 Leofoo Resort GuanshiADDRESS306, Taiwan, Hsinchu County, Guanxi Township, 60號 Opening Hours: Show Time Hide

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– In & around Yilan –


5. Dancewoods Japanese Park – Ninja costumes & Japanese crafts


12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Wufuku and ninja costumes for rental Explore a Japanese garden in Taiwan? Sure, why not.Image credit: @flora.wu.618 via Instagram

Have a kawaii day with your little ones and play dress up as ninjas or in Japanese wafuku outfits at the Dancewoods Japanese Park, which allows families to explore Japanese culture right in Taiwan.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - DIY activity at Dancewoods Japanese Garden1 of the other 6 souvenirs you can paint is the fox mask called Kitsune Men.Image credit: @ching_hsuan_pao via Instagram

Other than dressing up, there are craft activities (TWD380/pax, ~S$16.15) too, where kids can get creative painting Japanese souvenirs like a fox mask, folding fan, or carp streamer.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - pet farm animals at Japanese GardenImage credit: @dancewoods_hotels_resorts via Instagram

Or, send your kids to the petting farm, which has alpacas, capybaras, meerkats, and hedgehogs that they can feed and play gently with.

Entrance fee: ~S$12.10/person

Address: 268, Taiwan, Yilan County, Wujie Township, Section 2, Wubin Road, 號, 459Opening hours: 9am-5pm, DailyContact: +886 3960 3808 | Dancewoods Japanese Park website


6. Brick Ark Museum – LEGO museum with DIY workshops


12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - LEGO outdoor at the Brick Ark MuseumImage adapted from: @pei_lin_310 via Instagram

If your kids bugged you to visit the new LEGO Airport Stores at Changi Airport, then surprise them with a visit to the Brick Ark Museum. It’s the first ever LEGO museum in Asia with more than 1,000 sculptures made out of LEGO bricks. You’ll spot well-known characters like the Minions, Olaf from Frozen, and even celebrities like Cristiano Ronaldo.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - DIY LEGO activity at the Brick Ark MuseumThe LEGO keychain you make is yours to keep.Image adapted from: @weng201810 & @szh8491 via Instagram

The sculptures are sure to spark a creative streak in your little ones, so sign them up for a LEGO keychain workshop, which is included with museum admission. You’ll even get a complimentary drink at the cafe.Brick Ark MuseumADMISSION FEETWD200 (~S$8.48) ADDRESSNo. 2號, Xianzheng N Rd, Yilan City, Yilan County, Taiwan 260 Opening Hours:Sunday 10:00-17:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.5 (15568)CONTACT INFORMATION+886 03 925 6180


– In & around Taichung –


7. Yukids Island –  Indoor playground with role-playing activities


12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Yukids Island playgroundImage credit: Klook

Outdoor theme parks may not be suited for toddlers, so we suggest you head to the SKM Mall for playtime at Yukids Island, a kids’ indoor playground with soft play and climbing areas. Entrance costs TWD485/pax (~S$15.75), but it gets your munchkin a full day of play. 

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Yukids Island where kids play pretendImage adapted from: @hdhdh128588 & @gungun1071015 via Instagram

That’s enough time for them to explore the multiple slides that lead to ball pits and even a sandbox for kids to play with excavator toys. There’s also role-playing activities, where they can don costumes to pretend to be firefighters and doctors. Work on their skills in communication, counting, and healthy eating too with the play-pretend grocery shopping section.大魯閣遊戲愛樂園 Kuroro星際樂園 SKM Park店(親子樂園/兒童手作)ADMISSION FEETWD485/person (~S$15.75) ADDRESS3 No. 1-1號, 中安路前鎮區高雄市 Taiwan 806 Opening Hours:Sunday 10:30-21:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 10:30 AM-09:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM-08:30 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM-08:30 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM-08:30 PM
Friday 11:00 AM-08:30 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM-09:00 PM
Sunday 10:30 AM-09:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.8 (3684)CONTACT INFORMATION+886 07 793 3399


8. Baiguo Mountain Explore Paradise – Dino theme park & museum


12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Dino theme park and museumStrike a pose next to these prehistoric creatures for the fun of it.Image credit: @mikomiko20190926 via Instagram

We’ve all known a kid that could name you every dinosaur that ever existed. If that kid happens to be yours, then set a vacation day aside for a visit to Baiguo Mountain Explore Paradise. It’s a theme park filled with dinosaurs – fake ones, of course – that are just waiting for you to take pics with.

Now, pretend as they may be, some of the dino figures can move their heads and tails, and even let out a loud roar. Just something to take note of, in case you think Jurassic Park is now a reality.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Rides and sand pit at the Baiguo Mountain Explore parkImage credit: @pinky801227 & @baiguoshan51061 via Instagram

The photo ops are just a small part of the park; there are also slides, a bouncy castle, and an “excavation” sand pit for kids to dig around in. They’ve got roller coaster rides too, which are all family-friendly, so your kids get to hop on any of them as they like.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Collect stamps at the Baiguo Mountain Explore ParkImage credit: 盧 via Klook

When you enter the park, don’t forget to pick up the map activity sheet. Not only will it give you directions, you can use it to collect stamps every time you go past one of the landmarks listed. Collect them all and you can exchange the completed map for a replica dinosaur egg.

Entrance fee: TWD300 (~S$12.75)

Address: No.12-1, Chushui Lane, Yuanlin 510, TaiwanOpening hours: Thu-Tue 10am-6pm (Closed on Wednesdays)Contact: +886 4 836 9411 | Baiguoshan Discovery Park website


– Others –


9. Little Ding-Dong Science Theme Park – 45m indoor ski slope


12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - 45m indoor ski slopeImage credit: @nellda_sipahutar via Instagram

For SG kids who don’t get to experience winter, there’s always Snow City. But there’s also Little Ding-Dong Science Theme Park, which has the steepest artificial snow slope in Taiwan. First-timers in snow can slide down in rubber tubes, while those who are a little more experienced can opt for a beginner’s ski course (TWD1,099, ~S$46.60).

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Glow in the dark displays at the Little Ding-Dong Science ParkImage credit: @j_yiruuu via Instagram

It’s a science park so expect to be educated with their interactive exhibits like mind-bending illusions and marine-themed glow-in-the-dark displays.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Turn The Wizarding World Upside Down Exhibition at the Little Ding-Dong Science Theme ParkImage credit: @ryln1202 via Instagram

You can even defy gravity in the Turn The Wizarding World Upside Down exhibition, and have a good laugh taking incredible photos of your little ones sticking to the roof.Little Ding-Dong Science Theme ParkADMISSION FEETWD329/person (~S$13.95) ADDRESSNo. 199號, Kanghe Rd, Xinfeng Township, Hsinchu County, Taiwan 304 Opening Hours:Sunday 09:00-17:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Tuesday 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Thursday 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Friday 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Saturday 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM-05:00 PM

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10. Farglory Ocean Park – Watch mermaids swim in an aquarium


12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Mermaid show at Farglory Ocean ParkImage credit: @fargloryoceanpark via Instagram

They don’t have mermaids at the S.E.A. Aquarium in Singapore, but you can meet a few at Farglory Ocean Park, Taiwan’s largest marine park.

There are mermaid shows at the Ocean Exploration Pavilion, where you can watch them swim gracefully in the water. For mermaid-obsessed kiddos, you can even book a meet-and-greet session for them to wear a mermaid costume and tail and take pics with a mermaid.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - bumper boats at the Farglory Ocean ParkA favourite for all ages – bumper boats.Image adapted from: @klay_liang via Instagram

The mermaids may be the centre of attention, but the Ocean Park Rides will be a close 2nd. They’ve got thrilling theme park classics like the rocking Blackbeard Pirate Ship and the Clear Sky Cable Car that gives you an aerial view of the whole park.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Sleep at the Farglory AquariumImage credit: Farglory Ocean Park

There’s so much to see and do, we recommend visiting the park over a couple of days. Or, for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, book the Farglory Ocean Park Sleepover Experience.

You’ll get a 1-night stay at the aquarium where you and your kids will have a sleepover with dolphins. It also comes with 2 days’ admission to the ocean park, so you’ll have plenty of time to comb through all the attractions.Farglory Ocean ParkADMISSION FEETWD830/adult (S$35.20) | TWD690/child (~S$29.01) ADDRESS974, Taiwan, Hualien County, Shoufeng Township, 福德189號 Opening Hours:Sunday 09:00-17:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
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11. Yuantan Creek Ecological Park – Catch fireflies lighting the night


12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - watch fireflies glow at night at Yuantan Ecological ParkThe glow-in-the-dark fireflies & famed Alishan forest train.Image credit: Alishan National Scenic Area Headquarters

It doesn’t have to always be thrills and spills when it comes to entertaining kids. Sometimes, a scenic train ride does the trick, like the Alishan Forest Railway. The 111-year-old train brings you through misty forests and cherry blossom tunnels in spring.

It even makes a stop at Jiaoliping Station, where you and the kids can hop off to visit the Yuantan Creek Ecological Park. The area teems with insects, particularly fireflies, and provides excellent opportunities to see them during its season, which is from April to September.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Waterfall at the Yuantan Ecological ParkSoak your feet in the cold stream after a 1.5km hike to the Xiangshan Falls.Image adapted from: Alishan National Scenic Area Headquarters

The fireflies are only visible at night, but you can also make a day trip and hike along the 40-minute Yuantan Trail to admire 1 of the 3 serene waterfalls in the park.Yuantan Ecological ParkADDRESSMeishan Township, Chiayi County, Taiwan 603 Opening Hours:Sunday 08:30-17:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 08:30 AM-05:00 PM
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Friday 08:30 AM-05:00 PM
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Sunday 08:30 AM-05:00 PM

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12. Suzuka Circuit Park – Race electric go-karts on a real F1 circuit


12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - ride at the Suzuka Circuit ParkRace with the Duel GP-themed roller coaster.Image adapted from: @zebrawithcircle via Instagram

See if competitive blood runs in the family when you race go-karts with your littles ones at the Suzuka Circuit Park. It’s named after the one F1 drivers race in Japan, but this one is kid-friendly with its go-karts and speedy amusement park rides.

12 Kid-Friendly Things In Taiwan - Tram outside SKM ParkImage credit: @tung__1129 via Instagram

After the kids have had their fill of fun, it’s the parents’ turn to indulge. Take the tram from the park to nearby SKM Park. It’s an outlet mall filled with brands you know and love, like adidas, Coach, and Tommy Hilfiger. Stay till the evening and you’ll also be treated to an illuminated park that’s quite a delight to witness.Suzuka Circuit ParkADMISSION FEETWD550/adult (~S$12.69) – 1-day pass ADDRESSNo. 1-1號, Zhong’an Rd, Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 806 Opening Hours:Sunday 10:30-20:30 Show Time Hide

Monday 10:30 AM-08:30 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM-08:30 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM-08:30 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM-08:30 PM
Friday 11:00 AM-08:30 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM-08:30 PM
Sunday 10:30 AM-08:30 PM

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Plan a trip to Taiwan & check out these kid-friendly activities


When you’re out of ideas on where to go during school breaks, give Taiwan a visit, and it might just be your new favourite option for a getaway. With a blend of cultural immersion, scenic panoramas, and unique experiences, Taiwan can give a good travelling experience for the whole family.

For more things to do in Taiwan:Things to do in TaipeiMountain homestays in TaiwanThings to do in TaichungThings to do in Jiufen, Taiwan


Cover image adapted from: Farglory Ocean Park, @mikomiko20190926, @_shainachen_, & @leda_1229 via InstagramAvatar

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