Danube Delta is the perfect destination offering many fun activities for a family vacation. Before planning your trip you should know which is the best time to visit Danube Delta. After you have decided on the season and month you want to travel, then you should know how to get to the Danube Delta. Also, you should know that the Romanian people call this amazing place Delta Dunării.

First of all, daily boat trips can take you almost anywhere in this charming water landscape, depending on what you choose to do. Second of all, every day there is something new to learn about or discover if you have never been on a river’s delta before. You can do activities like bird watching, catch and release fishing, safari tours in sandy forests and adventure travel on narrow water channels. Search for some Danube Delta tours with one of these activities that you want to try. Above all else, the food is fantastic, especially for fish connoisseurs. Amid the local recipes, some of the most delicious are Sturgeon borscht, Pike caviar, grilled Scomber and Carp in spicy brine sauce. So we went on a trip to Danube Delta Romania and enjoyed a lot of fun activities for a family of four.

Fishing and Boat Trips with Your Kids

As a mother of two, a 7-year-old boy and a 9-year-old girl, I wondered what kids can do in Danube Delta all day long? The answer came in the morning we arrived. Having seen the fish rods of other tourists, they asked if they could try it. My kids have never gone fishing before, but in the Danube Delta, this was their most beloved activity. They stayed near the water for hours to wait for a fish. When the fish bit the hook, they were so happy!

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Children fishing in the Danube Delta

Another activity I strongly recommend when visiting the Danube Delta Romania is a boat trip. Many colleagues recommended me a Danube Delta cruise that offers very professional services, especially for kids. Although boats travel pretty fast, on some of the water channels and when encountering other ships, the driver needs to limit the speed and break the waves. Kids can quickly fall asleep on a long trip, as my son did after just one hour of cruising the Danube Delta. So I suggest finding a route that does not take more than two or three hours. My children were so happy to spot different species of birds they have never seen before:

– Look, mom! There is a pelican! And another one there! My son wholeheartedly broke out.

Fun Activities for a Family at the Aquarium

After taking a peek at all those new birds and plants: reed, water lilies, water willows, white locust trees, I hinted at a visit to the Aquarium or Danube Delta Nature Science Museum in Tulcea.

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Kids at the Aquarium in Tulcea

It was one of the most inspired activities we had in Tulcea. I thoroughly recommend it for a family with children. The museum has a collection of all the birds and plants we had already seen in the tour we had for Danube Delta wildlife watching. My kids recognized them all. They also learned more details about the Danube Delta life on and under water. In addition to a typical fish hatchery, the big surprise for them came later. It was the large Dolphin aquarium and the colorful exotic fish water tank. It was Magnifique!

Kids will be very thrilled to watch Nemo and Dolli swimming in the aquarium.

Finally, the most delicious fish soup my family and I have ever tasted had been cooked here. I must say we love to eat fish. For some, this could be one of the most unforgettable fun activities for a family in the Danube Delta.

Many of my friends went also camping in the Danube Delta. This can be a real travel adventure!

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Sunset in Danube Delta

Sunsets in the Danube Delta are spectacular, and my children fell in love with them. I strongly recommend the Danube Delta holidays. It was great for parents and kids as well!

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