Caves and Mines in IRVINE with kids

Who said family fun had to be ABOVE ground! If you are looking for pretty awesome things to do with kids in Irvine, California, then let’s dig deep…literally!

Underground adventures are so much fun with children. It’s an experience that will introduce them to some of the most incredible wonders on earth, and formations they have never seen before.

Some underground experiences are perfect for family members of all ages and ability, but some require more active families as there are often steps involved.  Whatever you choose in The Golden State you will experience something magical.

Underground experiences require you to join a tour, which is perfect for kids to learn all the fun facts about what they are seeing as they make their through the earth.  Sounds super fun!

Why have an above ground adventure in Irvine…when you can go UNDERGROUND! An exciting family day out for all!

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  • Adventure City

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    (15 miles) Anaheim

    Adventure City is the little theme park that's big on family fun with 17 rides, shows and attractions! Orange County's premier destination for affordable family fun in California

  • Knotts Berry Farm

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    (16 miles) Buena Park

    With over 165 rides, shows and attractions in five themed areas, Knott's Berry Farm has it all when it comes to family fun!

  • Castle Park

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    (24 miles) Riverside

    25 acres of California amusement park waiting to be enjoyed in Riverside! Great family fun with thrills, spills, mini golf, shows and arcades!

  • Universal Studios Hollywood

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    (45 miles) Universal City

    The chance of a lifetime to be immersed in the glamour and excitement of Hollywood! Visited, recommended and LOVED by FamilyDaysOut!

  • Legoland

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    (48 miles) Carlsbad

    Ready to bring out the hero in you? That's what LEGOLAND is for! With over 50 rides to choose from, there is something for the entire family in this super fun Californian theme park!

  • Six Flags Magic Mountain

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    (69 miles) Valencia

    Have that Six Flags magic experience with thrill rides, family rides, and kids rides - so it's great for the entire family! Theme Park family fun in California.

  • Knotts Soak City

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    (16 miles) Buena Park

    Loads of incredible water attractions, including speed, tube and body slides, Tidal Wave Bay and lazy river, plus huge and separate water adventure playgrounds for big kids and smaller ones.

  • Raging Waters San DImas

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    (28 miles) San Dimas

    Water fun at California's largest water parks! Raging Waters San Dimas is 50 amazing acres of water fun, with over 35 slides and attractions! Summer's here!

  • Fiesta Village

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    (38 miles) Colton

    Waterpark with several slides, plus miniature golf course, go karts, bating cages, open air roller skating rink, amusement rides, family laser skill game and funzone arcade.

  • Rose Bowl Aquatics Center

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    (39 miles) Pasadena

    Water fun in Pasadena with recreational swimming, two Olympic pools, diving boards, lessons, and fitness classes! Great for those active kids.

  • The Wave Waterpark

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    (46 miles) VIsta

    Amazing water park with great character and some really fabulous features that span all the age groups, from nice calm lazy river rides, an aqua play structure and simple slides to full on terrifying ...

  • LEGOLAND Waterpark

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    (48 miles) San Diego

    It's LEGOLAND time - but this time it's SPLASHINGLY fun! Rides and adventures for the whole family at this fun California Waterpark - a great family day out!

  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbour

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    (69 miles) Valencia

    Cool off in Los Angeles with Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, with water slides and thrilling attractions!

  • Wet N Wild Palm Springs

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    (75 miles) Palm Springs

    Seasonal fun in Palm Springs's only water park, with over 20 acres with featuring over 20 water rides and attractions for the whole family!

  • Aquatica San Diego

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    (88 miles) San Diego

    Cool off in San Diego with SeaWorld's water park! Thrills and spills await families of all ages at this attraction.

  • Santa Ana Zoo

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    (5 miles) Santa Ana

    A beautiful 20-acre site in Practice Park focusing on the animals and plants of Central and South America. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Santa Ana ...

  • Centennial Farm

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    (6 miles) Costa Mesa

    Children and their families can view pigs, chickens, cattle, goats and more while strolling though gardens of lush vegetation. Also offers private tours.

  • Orange County Zoo

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    (8 miles) Orange

    The Orange County Zoo is nestled within beautiful Irvine Regional Park. Tucked among coastal live oak and sycamore groves, this eight acre zoo displays flora and fauna native to the southwestern ...

  • Zoomars Petting Zoo

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    (15 miles) San Juan Capistrano

    Plenty of cuddly critters to get up close to, plus pony and miniature train rides, treasure panning at Miner's Gulch and adventure playground.

  • Aquarium Of The Pacific

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    (24 miles) Long Beach

    Journey through the wonderful Pacific Ocean at this Long Beach aquarium, filled with exhibits and over 11,000 ocean animals!

  • Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

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    (28 miles) San Pedro

    Discover the underwater world of Southern California at this marine aquarium, just steps from Cabrillo Beach, and a great place for kids to learn!

  • Montebello Barnyard Zoo

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    (29 miles) Montebello

    Barnyard fun with pony rides, train rides, petting zoo, picnic area, playground and kids' birthday parties all in Montebello, California!

  • Roundhouse Aquarium

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    (38 miles) Manhattan Beach

    A FREE entry aquarium in California with touch tanks, camps, story times and lots of creatures of the ocean!

  • Eco Station

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    (41 miles) Culver City

    Features incredible hands-on lessons of ecology and environmentalism whilst encountering tropical birds, exotic reptiles, wildcats and ocean life in a tropical jungle setting. Guided tour only.

  • Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

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    (43 miles) Los Angeles

    Animal fun in Los Angeles with more than 1,100 animals representing more than 250 different species!

  • Wildlife Waystation

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    (55 miles) Angeles National Forest

    The Wildlife Waystation, situated on 160 acres in California's Angeles National Forest, is internationally recognized for its ongoing, charitable efforts to rescue and rehabilitate wild and exotic ...

  • Wildlife Learning Center

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    (59 miles) Sylmar

    The Wildlife Learning Center exhibits more than 70 rescued species from six continents in a family friendly park-style setting, where kids can learn all about the animals from their specialist staff.

  • The Gentle Barn

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    (64 miles) Santa Clarita

    A beautiful place where kids with special needs or come from troubled backgrounds, interact with animals who have been severely abused, rescued, rehabilitated and given sanctuary.

  • Birch Aquarium at Scripps

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    (65 miles) La Jolla

    This exciting Californian aquarium has been inspiring kids and families for over 100 years - that's pretty impressive! There are over 60 habitats with amazing marine life. Best go and check it out ...

  • Seaworld

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    (71 miles) San Diego

    Explore the creatures of our oceans at SeaWorld San Diego - with sea lions, dolphins, orcas and sharks all ready to play!

  • San Diego Zoo

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    (75 miles) San Diego

    One of the largest zoos in the world with over 4,000 animals - San Diego Zoo has all your favorite animals, animal encounters and special experiences!

  • Quail Run Ostrich Ranch

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    (79 miles) Lake Hughes

    Amazing guided tours all about the life of the ostrich, feeding fun for kids, and of course - the ostriches themselves! Animal fun in California!

  • Feline Conservation Center

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    (86 miles) Rosamond

    Cat lovers of all ages who discover this desert zoo and wildlife are amazed at the variety of wild cat species found here.

  • Daveys Locker Sportfishing and Whale Watching

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    (8 miles) Orange County

    We offer 2.5 hour whale watching excursions as well as a full 5 to 6 hr fishing excursions out of Newport Beach, CA. Davey.

  • Newport Landing Whale Watching

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    (8 miles) Newport Beach

    Incredible family experience of witnessing whales and dolphins in their natural habitat.