Family Trip with Kids – Manavgat Discovery Park

Discovery park, where many fun activities suitable for all ages are held, is located in Antalya’s Manavgat district. The park is built on an area of 59 acres. The park was built taking into account natural and environmental conditions. If you are looking for a fun place in Manavgat with your friends, children or the whole family, you can spend a nice day visiting Discovery Park.

There are many animals in the park. The park has been designed for the animals to live comfortably and to be observed easily.

Manavgat Discovery Park

There are many areas in Discovery park. Some of these areas are a cinema hall with a capacity of 65 people, a water shows center with a capacity of 120 people, an alligator park, an aquarium and a restaurant.

Enjoy a Walk in Warm Weather

In Discovery Park, there are walking areas covered with plants and with a special cooling spray water system in order to prevent the visitors from being adversely affected by the heat in hot weather. There is also a children’s train where children can easily travel around the whole park.

Discovery Park Themes

There are many areas in Discovery park. Cinema hall for 65 people, water shows center for 120 people, Crocodile park, aquarium and restaurant. These are some of the areas.

Places to Visit in Discovery Park

Water Park: You can watch the fun shows of the trained seals by experienced trainers. This water park serves visitors every day and is open to visitors between 08.30 and 19.00. Guide service, on the other hand, is provided between 12.00 and 18.00, both on weekends and on weekdays.

Bird Sanctuary: If you want to see many different bird species such as owls and parrots, you can visit this theme of the park. The Bird Sanctuary theme is open to visitors seven days a week. The Bird Sanctuary operates between 08.30 and 19.00 hours, seven days a week, the same. It offers guide service between 11.45 and 17.45 hours, both weekdays and weekends.

Crocodile Park: It is a section where you can observe the life of crocodiles, which are among the most dangerous creatures of wildlife, and at feeding times. This section is open to visitors between 08.30 and 19.00. It provides guide service between 10.30 and 16.30, same on weekdays and weekends.

Dino Park: You can take a realistic and enjoyable journey to prehistoric times through various dinosaur models that are quite realistic. In this section, guided tours are organized every weekday. It is open to visitors between 08.30 and 19.00. Guide services are available between 11:00 and 17:00 on weekdays and weekends.

Zoo Park: This section, where you can see various animal species such as monkeys and lions, is open to visitors seven days a week. You can visit this section every day between 08.30 and 19.00. You can visit this theme with a guide, and you can get guide service between 10:45 and 16:46, the same on weekends and weekdays.

Open Museum: The museum offers a lot of information about natural history. It is open to visitors seven days a week. There is also a guide service in the museum, which you can visit between 08.30 and 19.00. You can get the guide service between 11:00 and 17:00, both on weekdays and on weekends.

Aquarium: There are 19 different aquarium tanks in total in Discovery park. These tanks contain various creatures such as arthropods, amphibians and fish species. The aquarium, which is open to visitors every day, is open between 08:30 and 19:00 on weekdays and weekends. Guide service is also available at the aquarium. This service is provided both on weekends and on weekdays between 11.15 and 17.15.

Terrarium: The terrarium theme of the park includes reptiles, some plant species, insects and arthropods. The terrarium is open to visitors seven days a week. It serves between 08.30 and 19.00. Just like in other themes, this theme also offers guide service to visitors. This service is provided between 11.30 and 17.30, both on weekends and on weekdays.

Cinema: Open seven days a week, the cinema offers separate sessions for adults and children. Information and documentaries about the animals in Discovery Park are broadcast in the cinema, which is open between 08.30 and 19.00 both on weekends and weekdays.


I have been living in Antalya since 2018. I have had the opportunity to explore many tourist attractions in the city. I write about places to visit, things to do, and various topics I have learned. You can ask your questions through the website. If you have previously visited Antalya, you can contribute by sharing your experiences on the website.

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