Zalew Nowohucki [Nowa Huta's Lake & Park]

What | Park Zalew Nowohucki [Nowa Huta's Lake Park] 

Where | ul. Bulwarowa 39, 31-751 Kraków. See map. 

Parking | Free parking spaces available on Bulwarowa street.

Tram stop | From Stare Miasto [Old Town] Kraków (Teatr Bagatela stop) take tram 70 or 73, to Kombinat stop and walk about 8 minutes to the park. Search for more connections here.

Stroller, wheelchair access | Yes

What to do | Man-made lake, playground, walkways and bike paths. Large local park around the lake with a number of benches and picnic areas. Fishing, tennis courts, volleyball grounds, snack bars and restaurant. Child-bike rentals on site. Popular place for residents of Nowa Huta and surrounding areas. During summer months in 2015, outdoor cinema and workout projects (free of charge).

Price, discounts | Free

Restrooms | In the restaurant only.

English speaking | No


Skakanka | Indoor gym and playground

What | Skakanka. Indoor gym, climbing wall and playground.  

Where | ul. Fiołkowa 15. Kraków. See map.
Parking | Designated parking spots near Skakanka. See website.  

Tram stop | From Old Town take tram no 4 to ul. Wieczysta and from there take bus no 124 to ul. Meissnera. Walk for 10 minutes to ul. Fiołkowa.  Search for more connections here

Stroller, wheelchair access | Yes.

What to do | Gymnastics classes for children from 4 months to 8 years. Climbing classes for children from 3 up to 100 :) Indoor playground. Birthday parties. Coffe shop with tables and large TV screen for parents (live streaming of classes for parents to watch). Birthday parties available during weekends.  

Hours | Open from 9.00 AM till 8.00 PM Monday-Sunday 

Price, discounts | Average class is 40zł/hour. Discounts for siblings 5% for second child, 10% for third child. Monthly passes available at discounted price 10-15% off. Playground - 10zł/hour.

Restrooms | Yes. Showers and changing stolls.

Changing table | Yes. 

English speaking |

Website |


Anikino | Indoor Playground

What | AnikinoKraina Zabaw Dziecięcych [Anikino – Indoor Playground]  

Where | ul. Nieduża 4, 31-443 Kraków. See map

Parking | Small Anikino’s parking adjacent to the building. More parking spaces available on near streets.

Tram stop | From Old Town Kraków take trams 10, 52 or 56 to ul. Wieczysta stop and walk about 5 minutes to ul. Nieduża. Search for more connections here.  

Stroller, wheelchair access | Yes, large lobby and all rooms located on ground floor.

What to do | One of the largest and oldest indoor playgrounds in Krakow. Two big rooms divided into small kids/big kids kingdoms. Costume rental. Overnight camps available during school holidays. Several smaller rooms available to hold birthday parties. Outdoor playroom available during summer months. Very popular place during weekends. Tends to become very crowded if birthday/holiday parties are held on the premises. Call ahead to check the schedule for the day.

Price, discounts | Weekdays 15zł/hr. Weekends 18zł/hr. Unlimited 26zł/32zł respectively.

Restrooms | Yes. Changing tables available.

English speaking | Yes.

Website | Anikino



Krakow ZOO

What | Krakow ZOO  

Where | ul. Kasy Oszczednosci 14, Kraków. See map. 

Parking | On week days, parking is allowed near the ZOO entrance (15 zł). During weekends, park your car on a large ZOO parking lot about 1 mile from the entrance (15 zł); you will not be permitted to drive any closer. Take a bus from there to the ZOO (runs every 25 min.) or take a walk in the Wolski Forest (note: the trail surface is not paved; manageable for strollers with larger wheels, not recommended for regular pushchairs)

Bus stop | Take bus 134 from Cracovia Stadium. For more connections here.  

Stroller, wheelchair access | Yes, large spacious areas, designed to accommodate strollers. Depending on the size of the stroller, entrance might not be possible to some exhibits in smaller buildings (i.e. terrarium).

What to do | The Krakow ZOO is located in the Wolski Forest, close to the city’s center. The ZOO features nearly 1500 animals, representing about 260 species. They also have a nice playground for kids and a well-kept mini-ZOO, where kids can run and feed ponies, chickens, rabbits, goats and pigs. The ZOO is open from 9:00am – 7:30pm during spring and summer months.

Price, discounts | Cash only. Admission 18 zł. Discount for children, students and retirees 10 zł. Children under 3 years of age enter free.

Restrooms | Yes. No changing table.  

English speaking | Yes.  

Website | Krakow ZOO

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