Don’t let the rain dampen your mood. There are plenty of ways to keep the kids occupied even if the sun is not out. No matter what the weather is like, nothing should stop you from taking the kids out on an adventure. Why not try these warm and cozy indoor activities right in the heart of our beautiful city. We recommend you check out these great ideas and we also remind you to constantly check their pages and websites for further details. Due to some changes brought by COVID-19 in our community, some establishments may be closed or may have just reopened so please book in advance before heading out or check for more announcements.
Cuchi Cuchi Bookhouse
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Cuchi-Cuchi Bookhouse is the perfect place on a rainy day. Take the little ones and smell the scent of paper while taking a break from the digital world here. Pick up or purchase one of the adorable picture books. There also workshops where your kids can participate and immerse them in the world of words, art and creativity here. Parents will also find this special nook a comfortable environment to unwind and refresh their minds and spirit surrounded by colors and amusing characters and shapes.
Cuchi Cuchi Bookhouse +853 6881 6286, www.facebook.com/pg/cuchicuchibookhouse
MACAO SCIENCE CENTRE
Keep the kids entertained with an educational tour of the Macao Science Centre. Rain or shine, this interesting place has a lot to offer. Explore different gallery exhibition centers with specific areas for kid-friendly topics, technology, environment, and lifestyle. The engaging and interactive exhibits are sure to tickle curious minds.
Make sure to stop by the Planetarium. The award-winning, 15-meter diameter, the high-resolution dome will take you through a fascinating 3D journey through space. Did you know that it holds a Guinness World Record for the most state-of-the-art planetarium having the highest resolution 3D planetarium in the world? That’s pretty amazing!
WARNER BROS. FUN ZONE
Find shelter from the rain at Warner Bros. Fun Zone. Step into the world full of fun at this cool spot at Studio City. The indoor haven for kids of all ages features multifunctional areas that cater to creative and interactive activities. With a theme centered around the values of play, explore and celebrate, the entertainment hub is located on level 3 with a 40,000 square feet of space for various things to do and experience.
Located all on the same floor, our favorite areas include the ACME Bounce-O-Matic that features an exciting series of short drops from dual jumping towers. This first test of courage will surely fire up the day for energetic little ones. Make your way to the DC Comics Super Hero Action Arena and explore the thrilling sets of the Justice League. Climb your way up and slide down navigating traps and ropes for a fun exercise. The kids can spend hours at this mini utopia.
Note: The Warner Bros. Fun Zone is closed until further notice. Please check their website for further details.
Solution Climbing Gym
We’ve recently discovered Solution Climbing Gym and we recommend it for families who love to keep a fit and active lifestyle. This fantastic location has a compact space and complete equipment from beginner, average, and expert. We love that it’s suitable for everyone of all ages and it’s a great way to learn from each other. This fun and creative activity nurture courage and resilience. Teach your kids to pursue a passion for rock climbing and join their numerous activities. Amidst the challenges around us, this is a truly great way to motivate children.
It doesn’t matter what the weather conditions are like outside. The Qube Kingdom is a sanctuary for kids in need of fun activities. Designed to bust boredom at any age, children can climb nets and slides. If the rain suddenly stops, there is an outdoor attraction straight out into Les Jardins de Luxembourg, the carousel is a charming spot to watch the kids play. This place is definitely a must-visit when in Macau.
Note: The Qube Kingdom is closed until further notice. Please check their website for further details of reopening.
Have you ever wanted to be on top of the world? Well, jump one step closer to that dream at Studio City’s Golden Reel. Boasting as the world’s highest figure-8 Ferris wheel, the kids are in for a treat as they admire the breathtaking views of the city 130 meters up in the air. The stunning landmark was conceived from an epic Hollywood-inspired tale of two asteroids intertwined through Studio City’s two Art Deco hotel towers. It features 17 spacious Steampunk-themed cabins, each accommodating up to 10 people.
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PLANET J – THE JOURNEY STARTS WITH YOU
Is your child an avid gamer? Planet J is the world’s first ever, player-centric, live action role-playing (LARP) theme park. This innovative and immersive family entertainment concept is designed to house eight distinct gaming zones containing more than 200 whimsical games.
And guess what, there are new AR and VR games that are designed suitable for both adults and kids. For kids, the VR Orange Head Rabbit is recommended as well as the AR City Gate. For adults, the Monster Frankenstein would be a good start and then, the VR Hopping Dead and last but not the least, the VR Maze. This is a great bonding activity for parents and children.
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Planet J Shop 3009-3010, Level 3, Shoppes at Cotai Central, +853 8791, www.sandscotaicentral.com
When the weather is awful, we recommend a visit to the Kids’ City at the City of Dreams. Kids can play out their fantasy becoming a superhero or a fairy princess at this super fun place. If you visit on a weekend or certain holidays, there will even be clown performances, plays, and interactive games. There is entertainment for all ages ranging from the play area for toddlers, an art corner, a dressing-up room, kinetic sand tables, a bouncy space, an arcade area as well as an enormous multi-level play structure for the more adventurous children.
BATMAN DARK FLIGHT
One of the best indoor activities Macau has to offer is the Batman Dark Flight. Enhanced with the latest 4D flight simulation technology and top audio design and visual graphics, “Batman Dark Flight” is a whole new dimension of super-heroic entertainment. Embark on a multi-sensory, action-packed ride that throws you amongst all of Batman’s thrilling encounters as he combats the gripping terror of Gotham City’s super-villains. Feel the adrenalin rush and fulfill your dream of becoming the caped crusader for a day. Yes, kids can join too.
Note: The Batman Dark Flight is closed until further notice. Please check their website for further details of reopening.
FUTURE BRIGHT BOWLING
Take the whole family for a fun day out at the Future Bright Bowling. This location boasts 15 international standard American Brunswick lanes in a 28,000 square feet floor area. Four of them are equipped with bumper rails and can be raised to prevent from rolling gutter balls. This place has also seen various bowling tournaments with the lanes also available for rentals to organizations for their social functions or competitions. It is open from 10:00am to 1:00am making it the perfect activity for kids of all ages and even adults. Keeping the whole family entertained has never been more exciting at this place.
Future Bright Bowling Praça Luís de Camões Macau, +853 2870 1166, www.futurebrightgroup.com.mo
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FUTURE BRIGHT ICE RINK & AMUSEMENT PARK
Looking for an indoor space to keep the kids occupied? Head to Future Bright Amusement Park. Apart from the 15 bowling lanes we mentioned above, they also have an 11,000 square-foot ice rink, and many arcade games to choose from. The kids can also play on the 2nd floor where they’ll find games, activities, and small rides suitable for younger ages. There are onsite McDonalds and coffee shops in case the little ones get famished. This is a one-stop-shop kind of day for the whole family. Future Bright Amusement Park has also established a skating school where students can attend classes of figure skating and ice hockey at different levels which are taught by experienced coaches. There are also private lessons, semi-private lessons, or group lessons that are available.
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