Malaga Dinosaur Theme Park Set To Open In 2022 Spain News

A new Jurassic style theme park is scheduled to open in Malaga for 2022 and will feature life-like dinosaurs, excavation activities and a zip wire.

The Rincón de la Victoria Dinosaur and Zip Line Theme Park, due to be constructed in Parque Victoria in La Cala del Moral, is a huge project that will cost €3.6 million.

With an overall area of approx 68,000 square metres, It will include 35 replica dinosaurs,19 of which will be life-like and true to scale and 16 of them will even move!

There are also plans for there to be a hiking trail, that will remind you of the Jurassic period in southern Europe, plus excavation areas and activities where children can play at being archaeologists.

The park, which will open in stages, was hoping that the first phase, that will include the dinosaur land, would open at the end of 2021, however, this has now been moved to 2022 due to delays caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.

The zip wire construction is due to start in 2024, with the height and length of it still to be announced.

The park, which is also hoping to become “The best-known family park in Malaga” will be open all year round with reduced hours in low-season.

Activities such as face painters, tattoo artists and entertainers will also be on offer to both adults and children as well as viewpoints, with a photographic area, restaurants and tapas kiosks, science exhibitions and a souvenir shop, making it a great day out for the whole family.

Francisco Salado, the mayor of Rincón de la Victoria, spoke to local media saying, "This theme park will be a tourist attraction with education elements based on the world of dinosaurs, where both large and small can actively enjoy their time."

Ticket prices will range from €17.50 to €20 with 20% discounts for those with disabilities and school groups with 20 children or more. Admission for children under 3 years will be free of charge.

Entry is expected to be free to access part of the facilities and green areas.