photo of thrill-seekers at Legoland Germany which is one of many amusement parks in Munich and nearby

While Munich is popularly known for its rich history, creative art, and iconic beer culture, there’s plenty to explore and enjoy beyond its traditional attractions of museums, galleries, and beer gardens. Among the best family attractions is a delightful array of amusement parks in Munich and nearby that promise endless fun and excitement for visitors of all ages.

Amusement parks in Munich unleash a world of thrills and fun through roller coasters and unique experiences every adrenaline junkie will enjoy. Munich’s amusement parks provide an opportunity to escape reality and indulge in unforgettable adventures that are sure to get your heart racing. This article puts a spotlight on 7 of the top amusement parks in Munich and not far from the city.

1. Superfly

Superfly is a park stretching almost 4,000 square metres, filled with exhilarating rides and attractions, as well as unique challenges. Among the many awesome adventures on offer are the thrilling waterfall trampolines, daring ninja course, zip line, battle bridge and so much more. The variety of activities and attractions available make Superfly the perfect place for people of all ages and skill levels to have fun and make epic memories. It’s just a 20-minute drive from Munich city centre, or about 45 minutes by train.

2. Bavaria Filmstadt

If you’re looking for a unique, family-friendly attraction, the Bavaria Filmstadt theme park is the place to be. It’s a 25-minute drive or about 45 minutes by train from Munich city centre. While you’re there, you can enjoy a guided tour of film sets and delve deep into the world of film and television. 

This place might not have the traditional theme park rides like roller coasters or water slides but you’ll definitely enjoy the wild ride into all things film-making. From the one-of-a-kind 4D cinema with 3D image and sound, to the virtual reality games and fun birthday specials for celebrating your little one’s big day in style; there’s plenty to enjoy here.

3. Freizeitpark Marchenwald Im Isartal

Traditional and unique attractions all await at Freizeitpark Marchenwald. This forest-themed amusement park is located in the Isar Valley, just a 40-minute drive or 1 hour train ride from Munich. Complete with over 20 fairytale themes, it offers a truly immersive experience so you and the kids can live out your favourite stories. There are plenty of rides too and a huge space for the kids to play, plus an exciting offer for a colourful birthday party for those who want to celebrate the special day in a special way.
screenshot of activities at Freizeitpark Marchenwald near Munich Germany
Image source: Freizeitpark Marchenwald

4. MAXX Arena

MAXX Arena is the home of indoor leisure fun! It’s just a 40 minute drive from Munich city centre, or 45 minutes by train. Young or old, adrenaline junkie or lowkey adventurer — there’s something for everyone in the 8,100 square metre arena. That includes trampolines, fun climbing activities, inflatable parks, a laser maze and lots more.

You can also have a unique birthday celebration for your kids at MAXX Arena with the perfect combination of adventure and fun. While the kids are busy with a variety of activities, the grown ups can explore the more daring stuff or something more laidback like mini golf to cool down and relax.

5. Legoland Deutschland Resort

Not far from Munich (a 1 hour 20 minute drive or 2 hour train ride), Legoland Deutschland Resort is a paradise for Lego fans of all ages. The popular theme park is the best place to let your imagination run wild through intricate Lego builds, thrilling rides, and interactive attractions. You can explore miniaturised cities, embark on exciting adventures, and generally enjoy an unforgettable day of family fun.

This amusement park is big enough to give you a full day’s worth of fun for kids of all ages and older fans of Lego. There are plenty of restaurants in the park too, offering various snacks,  meals, and beverages when you need to refuel before you continue your exploration of the wonderful world of Lego.

6. Bayern Park

About a 90 minute drive from Munich in Reisbach is the iconic Bayern Park — a family-friendly amusement park that offers a diverse range of attractions. This enchanting park has over 80 different rides, including roller coasters, water rides, and gentler attractions for younger visitors or anyone who prefers a chilled out kind of fun. The park’s focal point is a wonderful wooden roller coaster named ‘Bavaria Typhoon’, offering an exhilarating experience for thrill-seekers. And when you need to take a breather from the thrilling rides, you can relax and catch your breath in the beautiful botanical gardens or enjoy wildlife displays and shows that add a touch of natural beauty to the overall experience.
screenshot of rides at Bayern Park near Munich Germany

Image source: Bayern Park

7. Skyline Park

Nestled in the beautiful Allgäu region, about an hour’s drive or 1 hour 20 minute train ride from Munich, Skyline Park entices visitors with stunning panoramic mountain views and a variety of thrilling rides. The park has over 60 attractions, giving everyone — young and old — a wide range of choices. Skyline Park is also home to one of the best and wildest, one-of-a-kind suspended roller coasters called the ‘SkyWheel’. It’s an adrenaline-pumping experience like no other. While the gondola is the key attraction in the whole park, there are plenty more you can enjoy, including water rides, a Ferris wheel, and a wild river rafting adventure.

Final Word

The incredible amusement parks in Munich and nearby offer unforgettable experiences for all ages and every level of thrill seekers. Whether you enjoy activities that get your heart racing or something that’s just fun and entertaining in a more relaxed way, the featured amusement parks have all these and everything in between.

With adrenaline-pumping roller coasters, captivating shows, and immersive attractions, each amusement park in and around Munich is a must-see for locals and tourists alike. From the adrenaline-fueled rides at Bayern Park and Skyline Park to unique sports challenges at MAXX Arena, there’s an abundance of thrills and adventures on offer, as well as plenty of family-friendly entertainment.

With these diverse attractions, the amusement parks in Munich and nearby ensure there is something for everyone, guaranteeing unforgettable memories and endless fun. So, when you visit Munich, be sure to book your stay with KING’s Hotels and create lasting memories filled with laughter, adventure, and excitement!

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