- Sasalı Natural Life Park - Çiğli
Opened in 2008, the Natural Life Park embodies the zoo of the city. The largest natural life park of Europe, İzmir Natural Life Park, is one of the
prestige projects of İzmir. Thanks to the special arrangements made in the area, the necessary conditions are provided for the comfort of the animals. The Natural Life Park has been increasing the number of species and varieties with 1048 animals in 128 species. Being a member of The European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), the Natural Life Park attracts great attention especially from children. There are Asian elephants, African savannas, tigers, lions, cougars, birds of prey, hyenas, bears as well as a wolf shelter, a monkey island, the children's zoo, a tropical center, a cafeteria and a gift shop in the park.
Space Camp Turkey - Gaziemir
Third one in the world and the only one in Turkey, Middle East, Southeastern Europe and Western/Central Asia, Space Camp Turkey is located at the Aegean Free Zone, the modern industry center of İzmir. The camp which was opened in 2000 gives communication, team work and leadership education to both children and adults in a dynamic and fun environment using interactive simulations about space. The Space Camp also aims to motivate young people into pursuing a career in the fields of science, math and technology. Having a Space Science Exhibit Commission (ASSEC) certificate which has its headquarters in Huntsville Alabama, Space Camp Turkey is also a member of Camp Association of Turkey.
There are two amusement parks in İzmir, one at Kültürpark and the other at Buca Gölet Area. The one at Kültürpark has been in service since 1975. The rides at the parks appeal to both children and adults who want to spend good time.
Tay Park - Karşıyaka
Tay Park (Little Horse Park), which imposes animal and nature love to children, hosts Cameroon Sheep, pigeons and chickens. These lovely animals at the park play an active part in the rehabilitation of kids with autism certain days of the week.