Tourist Information Guide

Day Trips from Cambrils: Activities for the Kids Near Cambrils, Spain

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Cambrils Bus Station
Cambrils Bus Station
If you are on holiday with the kids, you may well find that there are enough attractions in Cambrils to keep them happy for the whole holiday. However, if they look like they're getting restless, there is plenty to do in the surrounding area to ensure that they have a holiday to remember.

This page will provide a guide to the places of interest for day trips for the kids from Cambrils. These places include Port Aventura, PortAventura Aquatic Park and Aquapolis Water Park. There is a description of what each place has to offer, a link to pages offering further details, plus contact details and options for how to travel there from Cambrils.


Tip If you are simply in search of excursions from Cambrils that may appeal more to the grown ups, there are also plenty of options. For advice and details on trips to Montroig, Reus, wine tasting in Tarragona and Montblanc see our Guide to Excursions from Cambrils.


Port Aventura near Cambrils

Port Aventura is one of the largest theme parks in Spain. Once you are in Cambrils and the kids have seen the adverts, you'll be lucky if they let you out alive without a trip to the park! Port Aventura is less than twenty minutes from Cambrils by car. We have provided a comprehensive guide to everything that you need to know about Port Aventura. This includes hotels near the park, how to book tickets, the rides on offer and where to park if you arrive there in your own car.

If you require any further information on Port Aventura during your stay in Cambrils you can make enquiries at Tourist Information (see below). The staff there are very helpful and are trained specifically to provide the necessary information on the park.

Port Aventura Information Line:
Tel: +34 97 777 9090

Cambrils Tourist Information
Tel: +34 97 779 2307


How to get to Port Aventura from Cambrils

Port Aventura is so large, it has its own train station. There are trains between Cambrils and Port Aventura that run approximately every one to two hours. The journey lasts just under 10 minutes. For details of the timetable, check the Official Renfe Website.

There are also buses that go directly to PortAventura from Cambrils. They travel on a very regular basis - about every 30 minutes - every day of the week from the bus station in Cambrils. The journey normally lasts about 30 minutes.

For details of the timetable, check the Official Autocars Plana Bus Website.


PortAventura Aquatic Park near Cambrils

PortAventura Aquatic Park is the water park affiliated with Port Aventura. It is another place that the kids are likely to be desperate to go to. We have produced an entire guide to PortAventura Aquatic Park. This will give you the details you need to know regarding ticket purchase, lockers in the park, the facilities and rides on offer, the opening hours and the hotels nearby.

PortAventura Aquatic Park Information Line
Tel: +34 97 777 9090


How to get to PortAventura Aquatic Park from Cambrils

PortAventura Aquatic Park shares the same entrance as Port Aventura. Therefore, to get there, you will need to take the transport that is advertised as going to Port Aventura. There are trains between Cambrils and Port Aventura that run approximately every one to two hours. The journey lasts just under 10 minutes. For details of the timetable, check the Official Renfe Website.

There are also buses that go directly to PortAventura from Cambrils. They travel on a very regular basis - about every 30 minutes - every day of the week from the bus station in Cambrils. The journey normally lasts about 30 minutes.

For details of the timetable, check the Official Autocars Plana Bus Website.


Aquapolis Water Park near Cambrils

Aquapolis Water Park in La Pineda is one of 11 water parks that the company offer around Europe. The one in La Pineda is called Aquapolis Costa Daurada. Aquapolis Water Park is the largest water park in Catalunya - it is 11 hectares in size. It has places where you can relax and sunbathe. It also offers a range of water slides to suit both the thrill seekers and the little ones. It has a river rapid for floating along on rubber rings and a wave pool. It also has jacuzzis and large swimming areas.


Dolphin Shows at Aquapolis Water Park

Aquapolis is not just your average water park. It also is home to a 'Dolphinarium'. This is a place where you can go to watch dolphins and sea lions. There are a total of six pools in the area housing the dolphins and sea lions. At regular intervals throughout the day you can watch shows with the animals. The times of the show vary throughout the year. Therefore, it is best to contact the park directly (see below) to find a show time that best suits you.

Aquapolis Water Park Information Line
Tel: +34 97 737 1640
Official Website: Aquapolis Website


How to get to Aquapolis Water Park from Cambrils

There are no trains between Cambrils and Aquapolis Water Park. However, there are regular buses from Cambrils to La Pineda. In order to get to the Aquapolis Water Park you will need to get off at the La Pineda stop. This stop will drop you directly in front of the park. There are regular buses that do this journey, including a night bus.

For details of the timetable, check the Official Autocars Plana Bus Website.

Cambrils is well situated to ensure that there a variety of options in close vicinity to ensure that the kids don't get bored during your holiday. They are reasonably easy to reach by bus or train, so if you only plan to make a few trips out of Cambrils during your holiday, it hopefully won't be necessary to hire a car.

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