10 Indoor Activities to Get You Through Winter in Prague

There is more to do then couching during the cold winter days

Winter can be gray and gloomy but don’t let that get you down. There are many fun indoor activities that can keep you active and provide entertainment during those cold winter months!

Indoor Surfing

The recently opened Surf Arena is located near Letňany metro stop in Prague 18. The arena offers Prague’s first surfing simulator and welcomes surfers of all levels. Beginners can take regular lessons until they are surfing like pros! The opening hours are 12:00 – 20:00 Tuesdays – Thursdays, 12:00 – 21:00 on Fridays, 10:00 – 21:00 on Saturday and 10:00 – 20:00 on Sundays. For more information, please visit their website (CZ/EN).

Escape Room

Escape rooms are games where a team of people are “locked” in a room and they need to find and solve clues to save the world! There is a limited amount of time and the staff can offer hints through a walkie-talkie. There are many different escape rooms available and Prague and they offer unique sets, story lines and challenges. It’s basically like being in real life video game! You can make reservations and find out more, visit the official website (CZ/EN).

Indoor Wall Climbing

Winter tends to make us lazy, so why not liven things up with a climb? Climbing is a great way to face your fear of heights and work out all your muscles (even those you never knew existed!) There are many great climbing walls in Prague to choose from, take a look at the list of outdoor and indoor wall-climbing gyms here. Don’t forget that it’s a Czech tradition to have a beer (or two) after a successful wall-climbing session.

Aqua Park


Swimming isn’t just fun in the summer! Prague is full of great swimming pools but aqua parks are even better! You can enjoy exciting slides at Aquapalace (EN/CZ), located just outside of Prague’s borders. You can get there by taking the metro to Opatov station and then take buses 328, 363 or 385. In addition to 8 amazing slides there is also a spa world for those who just want to relax. Or you can combine the best of both words with an all-inclusive ticket! Find a list of other places in Prague to swim and slide here.

Arcade


If you want to have fun the good old fashioned way come on down to the arcade. There are quite a few modern arcades in Prague but the best one is out at Červený Újezd. Arcade Hry (CZ/EN) is unique because it has a collection of all the classic arcade games! Like a typical Czech arcade, it sells beer and has a decent selection of non-alcoholic beverages. Getting there takes a long journey on bus 307 from the bus terminal a Zličín metro stop. The 200 CZK ticket lets you play as many games as you want all day.

Luxurious Cinema Experience


Going to the cinema is always fun, but why not step it up and experience true cinematic luxury? Gold Class is part of CineStar cinemas is located at Nový Smíchov. They offer a limited selection of hot movies such as Fantastic Beasts. For just 349 CZK you can enjoy a movie in a large comfortable seat with all the leg-room you may need. There is a wait staff that will bring you a variety of drinks and snacks – you can even pre-order these and ask them to be brought in at a specific time during the movie. What other cinema will bring you sushi and a mojito on a silver platter? Book your tickets here (CZ).

Bowling


Bowling is a popular pastime in the Czech Republic and is not just an activity for kids’ birthday parties. You may even walk into a small Czech pub and find a bowling lane! There are many to choose from but Nový Smíchov’s Equinoxe bowling center is one of the most popular places to go. It has 6 lanes but it is always better to make a reservation, make sure to take advantage of their discounts for students and teachers. For more information, or to reserve a lane, see their website (EN/CZ).

Ice Skating


As long as you don’t mind being surrounded by young Czech children who can ice skate better than you can walk, ice skating can be a lot of fun! Although many of Prague’s ice skating rings are located outdoors, there are a few indoor options including Nikolajka. The oldest ice skating arena in Prague is open to the public October – April every weekend from 14:00 – 16:00. Find out more on their website (CZ).

Pool Hall

If you want a unique billiard experience, V Cípu 1 is the place to go. Located right in the city center near Můstek metro, this pool hall offers dozens of pool tables and more. The large open space has a bar and some other activities, including a poker set that you can rent. It is open daily 14:00 - 02:00 and has a unique payment method. Everyone who enters gets a slip of paper where all your purchases (including drinks) are recorded. You pay at the very end and if you lose the slip, there’s a large fine. Find out more on their website (CZ).

Sea World Aquarium


Discover a myriad of fish in this exciting aquarium located in Holešovice. Some of the highlights include a 100,000 liter salt-water tank with sharks and another with over 200 types of fish swimming together. The aquarium is open daily from 10:00 to 19:00 and is a great way to get away from the real world for a few hours. Find out more on their website (EN/CZ).


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