Caves and Mines in MESA with kids

Who said family fun had to be ABOVE ground! If you are looking for pretty awesome things to do with kids in Mesa, Arizona, 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 Grand Canyon 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 Mesa…when you can go UNDERGROUND! An exciting family day out for all!

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  • Enchanted Island

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    (15 miles) Phoenix

    Perfect for those kids aged 1 to 10 years, Enchanted Island Amusement Park in Arizona offers charm and magic, as well as those exciting rides!

  • Castles N Coasters

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    (20 miles) Phoenix

    Enjoy thrill rides, mini golf, family entertainment and lots of adventures at this Arizona theme park with a ton of fun for the kids!

  • Mesa Golfland Sunsplash

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    (2 miles) Mesa

    Water fun in Mesa with thrill slides, family slides and gentler options for those smaller kids. There is even mini golf, lazer tag, indoor play, raceway and dry rides!

  • Big Surf

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    (5 miles) Tempe

    Body slides, tube slides, and even water basketball at this very fun family friendly water park - perfect for those water loving kids in Tempe! Enjoy your splashing family day out!

  • Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center

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    (14 miles) Chandler

    Features include 2 Water Slides, Lazy River flotation ride, Water Vortex, Interactive Play Pool with Beach Entry, Toddler Slides and a simply enormous dumping bucket!

  • Wet N Wild Phoenix

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    (27 miles) Glendale

    Slides, river, surfing, tubes, and tunnels - get ready for family water fun at Wet n Wild Phoenix! A VERY cool family day out option in Arizona!

  • Surprise Aquatic Center

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    (35 miles) Surprise

    Fabulous water park with both flume and tunnel slides, vortex whirlpool, diving well and boards, and a zero depth water play area for the little ones!

  • Buckeye Aquatic Center

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    (43 miles) Buckeye

    The aquatic center features a twisty slide, 2 fountain play areas, a zero-depth pool and diving board.

  • Breakers Waterpark

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    (80 miles) Marana

    Over 1.3 million gallons of water park excitement with the largest wave pool in Arizona! Cool off with the family at this fun water attraction!

  • Phoenix Zoo

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    (7 miles) Phoenix

    Animal fun at Phoenix Zoo, with 1,400 animals waiting to say hello. Also animal encounters, events, and camps!

  • Sea Life Arizona

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    (8 miles) Tempe

    Over 5,000 creatures at this Arizona SEA LIFE aquarium, including sharks, seahorses and tropical fish, as well as a 360 degree ocean tunnel!

  • Butterfly Wonderland

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    (10 miles) Scottsdale

    A one of a kind experience at the LARGEST indoor butterfly pavilion in the entire USA!

  • Southwest Wildlife

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    (22 miles) Scottsdale

    A beautiful center that rescues, rehabilitates, and releases injured, displaced, and orphaned wildlife such as black bears, mountain lions, and Mexican gray wolves. Great for the animal loving ...

  • Wildlife World Zoo

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    (35 miles) Litchfield Park

    Visit the largest collection of exotic animals in Arizona, with over 6,000 individual animals to experience, with an aquarium, Safari Park, rides, and Dragon World!

  • Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

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    (60 miles) Picacho

    Animal fun in Arizona on this working ostrich ranch. Also waiting for the kids are donkeys, goats, deer, and more!

  • Out Of Africa Wildlife Park

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    (83 miles) Camp Verde

    An amazing journey into the wonderful wildlife of Africa, without having to leave the beautiful Arizona! Lions, giraffes, black bears, zebras, hyenas....amazing animals to make your family day out ...

  • Reid Park Zoo

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    (99 miles) Tucson

    24 acres of animal fun in Tucson, where kids can experience and learn all about species from all over the world!

  • Detours Arizona

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    (6 miles) Tempe

    Professionally Guided Tours of the Southwest and so much more...As the leader in professionally guided tours of the Southwest, Detours offers the most comfortable and memorable tours since 2001.

  • Ghost Town Tours Jerome

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    (94 miles) Jerome

    Historic and spooky tours in the LARGEST ghost town in the USA, with mystery, fun and maybe some scares!

  • Sedona Star Gazing Tours

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    (94 miles) Sedona

    An entertaining evening of astronomy under the canopy of Sedona’s brilliant starry sky.

  • Red Rock Helicopter Tours

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    (99 miles) Sedona

    A fun and thrilling experience to see Sedona from a completely different and unique viewpoint!

  • Jumpstreet

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    (6 miles) Chandler

    The entire family (yes parents too!) can enjoy this indoor trampoline and fun center - the perfect way to have fun and stay active!

  • Makutu's Island Family Fun Center

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    (10 miles) Chandler

    Fun at one of Arizona's largest indoor play places, where fantasy and adventure await for kids of all ages!

  • Imagination Avenue

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    (16 miles) Phoenix

    Want to be the kid about town? You can! Imagination Avenue is a child size town complete with schools, a market, hospital, bakery....and so much more to indulge a childs imagination

  • Jambo Indoor Amusement Park

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    (16 miles) Phoenix

    A super fun indoor amusement park with flying elephants, jungle swings, safari trains, pirate laser tag, wildlife mini golf and so much more!

  • Playgrounds Fun Zone

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    (29 miles) Glendale

    A fun 3,500 square-foot imaginative soft play facility covered in colorful animal characters with family cafe. Suitable for under 10s with designated area for toddlers.

  • Jubeelieve Indoor Playland

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    (29 miles) Avondale

    A fun indoor playspace in Arizona for kids up to 5 years of age, with play areas, toys, climbers, and much more for those growing kids!

  • My Gym Tucson

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    (89 miles) Tucson

    Fun classes for creative and active kids from 6 months to 13 years, where they can learn, play, develop, and make friends!

  • Arizona Museum of Natural History

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    Mesa

    A place where dinosaurs come back to life though fun and educational exhibits, as well as a fascinating insight into our planet!

  • Arizona Museum for Youth

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    Mesa

    As a semi-permanent art activity space for visitors, ages 5 and older, ArtZone is a great place to relax and explore art fundamentals. Emphasizing the elements of basic art, activities are open-ended ...

  • Hall Of Fire Museum

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    (7 miles) Phoenix

    The Hall of Flame Fire Museum and the National Firefighting Hall of Heroes, located in Phoenix, Arizona, has almost an acre of fire history exhibits, with over 90 fully restored pieces of fire ...

  • Chandler Museum

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    (9 miles) Chandler

    A learning environment where families can come together and share stores of the community, and learn of the history of Chandler

  • Pueblo Grande Museum

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    (9 miles) Phoenix

    Explore an ancient 1,500 year-old Hohokam village ruin site in the heart of Phoenix. Along our trail the museum features a platform mound, ballcourt ruin, replicated houses, and native plants. ...

  • Arizona Railway Museum

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    (10 miles) Chandler

    A great experience looking at real railroad artifacts and equipment from Arizona and the Southwest.

  • Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery

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    (12 miles) Chandler

    An art gallery that focuses on Western American Art and Contemporary American Indian Art. A great collection with FREE entry to inspire kids in Chandler, Arizona.