Guam offers a world of family-friendly activities for adults and kids in an island nation that is among the easternmost US territories but also includes an entire foreign culture. Here you can see ancient ruins, learn about World War II, visit an underwater world in a submarine, and get up close to tropical marine life.

    This tropical paradise is popular with kids and adults alike, and you'll make memories to last a lifetime while filling your social media feed with photos you can't get anywhere else. Learn some of the best family things to do in Guam with your kids for a holiday experience you'll never forget.


    Ypao Beach

    Visit a stretch of sea and sand with concerts and fun

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    Ypao Beach in Tumon offers tonnes of family activities and features, from relaxation and swimming to covered pavilions and even live entertainment at no cost. The beach is next door to one of the largest public parks in Guam, and elegant covered pavilions are available throughout. You can enjoy tonnes of walking paths, and on the lawn, a bandstand hosts regular free concerts. The beach is well-maintained and manicured. It's also within an easy walk of many shopping and dining experiences.

    Whether you're looking to run and play in the grass, build sandcastles, or swim in the crystal-clear blue waters, Ypao Beach has it on offer. It's a budget-friendly and family-friendly attraction for a day of play and relaxation.

    Location: GQ3R+46P, Tamuning, 96913, Guam

    Open: Daily from 7 am to 6 pm


    Fish Eye Marine Park

    Explore culture, sea life, and live entertainment

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    Fish Eye Marine Park on the west coast offers dinner shows and tours with dolphin watching and snorkelling and an underwater observatory to get up close and personal with sea life. This is a park that offers an entire world of family fun. You can take an underwater eco-tour with an experienced snorkelling coach and guide. You can take a sunset cruise and catch a dinner show. You can even attend an island cultural show to take in dancing and singing, and learn all about the native people.

    Fish Eye Marine Park is an adventure park and entertainment centre where you can spend several days seeing all there is to see. It's a full excursion for your family holiday on Guam.

    Location: 818 North, Marine Corps Dr, Piti, 96915, Guam

    Open: Daily from 8 am to 6 pm

    Phone: +1 671-475-7777


    Talofofo Falls

    See cascading waterfalls in the rainforest

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    Talofofo Falls Park in the island's southeast offers cascading waterfalls roaring through the rainforest, making it an adventurous place to visit after you've explored museums, enjoyed theme parks, and gone cave diving. This is a park that has just about everything. You can see the falls from a cable car looking down. The park's museum will teach you all about the ecology of the forest and the wildlife on the island. A theme park area has tonnes of children's rides for the kids to enjoy. Yokoi's Cave lets you explore the underworld in a kid-friendly way.

    After you're done with all of this, you can check out a haunted house attraction or catch a view from the observation tower. A gift shop lets you find that perfect souvenir.

    Location: 8PCP+WPJ, Inarajan, Guam

    Open: Daily from 9 am to 5 pm

    Phone: +1 671-828-1150


    War in the Pacific National Historical Park

    Learn about the World War II Pacific theatre

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    War in the Pacific National Historical Park is a protected west coast area that honours those who participated in the World War II Pacific theatre. Guam was captured by the Japanese in 1941 and liberated in 1944 by the United States. The park showcases gun emplacements, historic structures, trenches and caves, and former battlefields. You can take a guided tour of the park to learn all about the various sites.

    Don't forget to stop and check out the Memorial Wall, which includes the names of US service members and civilians who made the ultimate sacrifice here. World War II changed the shape of the world, and kids will marvel at the stories and sites left behind.

    Location: FP88+M6M, Piti, Guam

    Open: Daily from 9 am to 4.30 pm

    Phone: +1 671-333-4050


    Inarajan Natural Pool

    Splash, swim, and relax in naturally formed pools

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    Inarajan Natural Pool is among the most unique and beautiful natural features on the island where you can go tide-pooling or swimming in the deeper natural holes. Kids can even leap off of an old lifeguard tower into deeper pools. Little ones love to splash and play in the shallower pools during low tide. You can bring a picnic lunch and just spend the entire day in the sun and water pools created from saltwater washing from the ocean through the holes.

    Not only is this southeast coast spot a fun place to relax and play, but it's also remarkably photogenic. You can capture a whole range of pictures to highlight on your social media feed.

    Location: 4, Inarajan, Guam

    Open: 24/7

    Phone: +1 671-747-8109


    Valley of the Latte Adventure Park

    Learn about ancient Chamorro culture

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    Valley of the Latte Adventure Park is a west coast theme park for the whole family where you can explore the jungle and learn about ancient native culture. It all starts with the Adventure River Boat Cruise where you'll see catfish, crabs, lizards, and more as you ride through the jungle and visit Chamorro Village to see a replica Chamorro house. You'll learn how to make fire using rocks, and enjoy native barbecue for lunch.

    The park also includes an animal sanctuary where you can feed and touch animals, and even ride the back of a buffalo. You can also go paddleboarding or kayaking. It's a whole world of exciting adventure.

    Location: 4, Talofofo, 96915, Guam

    Open: Daily from 8 am to 4 pm

    Phone: +1 671-789-3342


    Guam Ocean Park

    Find all the adventure you crave in one spot

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    Guam Ocean Park is a public park and activity venue about 10 minutes from Tumon offering a marine water park, one of the only Segways on the island, and adventure. Here you can go parasailing, ride a banana boat, or engage in all manner of water sports. You can book a tour to see dolphins. It's also a great place to go if you just want to lie back and relax in the sun and surf.

    Island passes are available where you can go snorkelling one day, relax on the Gulf of Agana the next, and get free activities and lunch to boot. Guam Ocean Park is a fun and exciting place whether you're looking for adventure or relaxation.

    Location: 169 Bishop F. C. Flores St, Tamuning, 96913, Guam

    Phone: +1 671-969-2211


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    Tarza Water Park

    Race down water slides and relax on a lazy river

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    Tarza Water Park is a full-featured water and theme park inside the Guam Plaza Resort & Spa with towering water slides and other aquatic adventures. You can take any of the 10 slides of different lengths and speeds that thrill riders of every age. The park also offers a lazy river and flow rider. You can also relax in pools between adventures. If you're looking for a day out in a theme park that echoes the island it's on, Tarza Water Park is the place to be.

    Every kid loves a water park, and Tarza Water Park offers thrills for the youngest toddlers through to adult adventurers. It's located in the heart of Tumon.

    Location: 132 Pale San Vitores Rd, Tamuning, 96911, Guam

    Open: Thursday–Tuesday 10 am to 5 pm (closed on Wednesdays)

    Phone: +1 671-649-8911


    Atlantis Guam

    Explore an ancient, living coral reef up close

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    Atlantis Submarines offers underwater adventures where you can take a submarine tour of the depths of the ocean and explore an ancient reef system. This is a unique underwater adventure where you'll board an air-conditioned submarine and descend along a coral reef that's been active for 18,000 years. You'll learn all about the native sea life that lives in a delicate ecological balance here, and why reef systems are so important to our oceans.

    Note that children under 3 feet tall cannot ride the submarine, so if you're travelling with little ones, this might not be the ideal experience. Still, for slightly older kids, it's the adventure of a lifetime and sets off from Tamuning.

    Location: 319 Aqua World Marina Road,, Piti, Guam

    Phone: +1 671-477-4166


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