If you’re looking for a hole-in-one for your next family outing, head to one of Atlanta’s best spots for mini golf. From indoor courses with black lights to outdoor pirate adventures, adventure train courses to tee boxes with a skyline view of the city, there’s a place for every taste. Keep reading for our favorite spots that are totally above par for good family fun.
Monster Mini Golf
An indoor, monster-themed mini golf place that works even when the weather is a bit scary? Why not? This glow-in-the-dark golf course will have older kids squealing with excitement but might be a bit much if you have small children that tend to scare easily. The animated props at every turn, challenging course, on-site arcade and live DJ spinning tunes are a perfect match for families with older kids looking for a frighteningly fun time.
2505 Chastain Meadows Pkwy.
Price: $7.50 children, $8.50 adults
Skyline Park at Ponce City Market
While it may not be Pebble Beach, Skyline Park on top of Ponce City Market offers hands-down the best view in Atlanta when it comes to mini-golf. With the city lights twinkling around you, your pint sized putters won't even mind if they miss a hole-in-one. In addition to the course, there is a giant slide, carnival games, concessions, and more.
675 Ponce de Leon Ave.
Price: Admission is $10 for adults and kids over 12, and $7 for ages 12 & under, free under age 3; Golf prices until 4 p.m. are $8 for adults and $5 for kids under 12, free under 3; After 4 p.m., prices are $10 for adults, $7 for kids under 12, and free under age 3. Admission price is subject to entertainment or special events.
Great Locomotive Chase Adventure Golf
What this putt-putt course lacks in slick, special effects it makes up for in serenity. And did we mention it has a train theme? Right. Let them put around broken tracks and dodge an oncoming train in a cool tunnel feature. They may not remember the monolith but they'll be talking about the mini golf for ages. Keep in mind that the mini golf course is only available on "Attractions Open" days at the park. You can check the schedule here before heading out for a round.
1000 Robert E. Lee Drive
Stone Mountain, Ga
Price: Free with park admission, but open only on "Attractions Open" days
Looking for some solid old-school family entertainment? Head to Mountasia for a round (or two, or three—the prices are really reasonable and kids 5 and under play for free) of mini golf, then head over to the go-karts (drivers must be 18 and 54" tall, passengers 36" tall) or inside to the arcade.
175 Barrett Pkwy.
Price: $8 to putt or ride on site, $9.99 online for putt/ ride combo pass
Featuring two mini-golf courses, in addition to go-carts, batting cages, a water play area, and an arcade, Malibu Norcross has everything you need to keep your kids entertained all day long. They supply the ball and putter, you bring the swing.
5400 Brook Hollow Pkwy.
Price: Mini-golf is $9 per person.
Sometimes you just need to be a little groovy. At Glow Galaxy, the glowing mini golf and inflatables can't be beat. With an Open Play option for children ages 2-12, (drop off is available during Open Play for children ages 4-12), grown ups get in free. Just be sure to call ahead, as Open Play hours change weekly.
6527-D Jimmy Carter Blvd.
Price: $12 per child during Open Play.
Area 51 Funplex
Head to Roswell's Area 51 funplex for two 18-hole, family-friendly miniature golf courses—complete with a pirate ship, water falls, and the nearby Aurora Cineplex for post-putt movie going.
5100 Commerce Pkwy.
Price: $5 to $10 and kids 3 & under play free with a paying adult
A pirate ship, cascading waterfalls and meandering streams make the 27 holes of this mini course a true treasure. A recent refitting and update of the pirate ship, along with a course renovation, make Pirate's Cove one of Atlanta's more modern mini golf meccas.
3380 Venture Parkway
Price: $7 to $8.50 ages 4 & up, kids 3 & under play free