Families visiting Porec will find some cool attractions dotted around this stunning part of the Croatian coast. The town sits snugly on the Istrian Peninsula and looks out across the Adriatic Sea, with beautiful beaches, historic monuments, and inspiring views aplenty. If you're visiting Porec with children, there are also plenty of exciting family-friendly activities and attractions in the area too.

    From otherworldly caves to adventure ropes courses and more, Porec is a super place to make magical memories with children of all ages. Read on to learn all about the best things to do with kids in Porec, complete with the opening times and locations of all of the top family attractions.

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    Motodrom Porec

    The best kart-racing track in Istria

    Motodrom Porec is the oldest and longest kart-racing track in all of Istria, as well as the most popular. It's an amazing place to go with kids aged 6 and up. There's a separate kids’ track for anyone aged between 6 and 12, while the main track is suitable for teens and grown-ups.

    Adrenaline lovers won't be able to get enough of Motodrom Porec, with a range of speedy single, double, and triple seater karts to enjoy, as well as quad bikes for riding around 2 separate routes and admiring the magnificent scenery that surrounds you.

    Location: Ž5002 Glavna cesta Porec, Tar, 52440, Porec, Croatia

    Phone: +385 (0)52 456 100

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    Adventure Park Sky Fox

    Fun climbing adventures for all ages

    Adventure Park Sky Fox is perfect for little monkeys and teen climbers of all ages. Situated in the heart of an oak forest just outside the town, the Adventure Park Sky Fox is a rope course and adrenaline park, with lots of intriguing obstacles to climb all over between the trees.

    From ladders and nets to rope bridges and monkey bars, there are plenty of obstacles to test your climbing skills at Adventure Park Sky Fox, with different courses with their own difficulty levels to please all ages. Paintball and airsoft battles can also be enjoyed here, along with an on-site cafe serving tasty snacks and refreshing drinks after a tough aerial workout.

    Location: Uz glavnu prometnicu, 52465, Porec, Croatia

    Open: Monday-Sunday from 10am to 6pm

    Phone: +385 (0)91 334 5490

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    Baredine Cave

    Underground exploration for the whole family

    The Baredine Cave is one of the most unique and visited sites in the Porec area. First opened back in 1995, this subterranean cave system is filled with stalactites and stalagmites, as well as underground lakes. It's a real adventure for kids to explore, as well as a place to learn about geology too.

    English-speaking guides are waiting to greet you at Baredine Cave, which is easy to access from anywhere in Porec. Tours typically run for around 45 minutes here, with visitors descending around 60 metres below the surface.

    Location: Gedići 55, 52446, Nova Vas, Croatia

    Open: Monday-Sunday from 10am to 6pm

    Phone: +385 (0)95 421 4210

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    Acquario di Parenzo

    Get up close and personal with fish and reptiles

    The Acquario di Parenzo, also known as the Aquarium Terrarium Porec, is Porec's local aquarium. Here, you and your family can learn all about the myriad of marine life that swims about beneath the surface of the Adriatic Sea. The Acquario di Parenzo is filled with local fish and aquatic critters of all shapes and sizes, including Mediterranean moray and lobsters.

    There are also tropical fish from around the world in the Acquario di Parenzo, along with reptiles like the iguana and caiman too. Plus, it's right in the heart of Old Town so you can visit local shops and restaurants when you're done.

    Location: Ul. Frane Glavinića 4a, 52440, Porec, Croatia

    Open: Daily from 9am to 9pm

    Phone: +385 (0)52 428 720

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    Aquacolors

    An unforgettable fun zone for all the family

    Aquacolors is a fun, family-friendly waterpark just outside Porec. Modern and stylish, it opened up in 2015 but has already developed into a smash-hit success and has proven to be one of the best waterparks in the country, drawing in locals and tourists.

    Stretching out across 10 hectares, Aquacolors is one of the biggest waterparks in southeast Europe too, filled with all kinds of fun slides and enjoyable attractions like a wave pool and lazy river. If you're visiting Porec in the summer season, Aquacolors has to be on your list of things to do.

    Location: Aquacolors, Molindrio 18, 52440 Porec, Croatia

    Open: Open from May–September, daily from 10am to 6pm in May, June, and September (open until 7pm in August and July)

    Phone: +385 52 219 671

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    Khadija Bilal | Contributing Writer

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