Are you and the kids looking to squeeze some more fun and sun out of summer?
Pack a swimsuit for a fun-filled day trip to Hamilton’s Beachfront and make the last hurrah before back-to-school one they’ll remember all year.
A hub of action in the summer months, Van Wagners Beach and Confederation Park are known for their exciting waterfront activities like go-karting, hiking, and catching waves in the pool.
Find epic family adventure at these seven attractions at Hamilton’s fun-filled Beachfront.
1. Wild Waterworks
Nothing says summer like a trip to the waterpark. Wild Waterworks offers loads of fun with an outdoor wave pool, thrilling tube and body slides, an Easy River, and a wading pool and splash pad for little ones.
2. Lakeland Kartway
Have a need for speed? You’ll have a blast navigating the twists and turns of these go-kart tracks. Two-seaters are available for adults and children to drive together.
3. Adventure Village
Adventure Village is a family-favourite summer destination where you can spend hours enjoying the activities the park has to offer. Think batting cages, mini golf, bungee trampoline, and rock climbing!.
4. Hutch’s on the Beach
Worked up an appetite yet? This iconic Hamilton beach-side diner has been serving up its famous fish n’ chips, milkshakes, burgers, and hotdogs since 1946. Kids will love the classic booths, jukebox tunes, and of course – ice cream flavours at Hutch’s on the Beach.
5. Baranga’s on the Beach
For a taste of Mediterranean food with a gorgeous view of the water, head to Barangas on the Beach. Spacious outdoor seating, nearby volleyball courts, and the Sands Lounge can be found here.
6. Lakeland Centre
Soak up the sun at Lakeland Centre’s swimming pool (or splash pad for the little ones). Don’t miss out on climbing to the top of the lighthouse for a view!
7. Green Spaces and Hiking Trails
Stroll, rollerblade, or bike along the trails of Confederation Beach Park. Pack a picnic to enjoy on the sands or use the park’s BBQs to cook up something special. There’s also a children’s playground and lots of shaded areas to get comfy with a book in hand.