10 Things to do with Kids in Bangkok
Best Family Activities in Bangkok
Bangkok has something for every breed of child, be they bookworm, games arcade aficionado or the full-of-energy kind. Here is just as much fun and adventure to be had for little people, and the possibilities are endless. From exploring delicate butterflies and a fascinating underwater life, to an exciting boat trip on the Chao Phraya River and lots of shrieks at a water park. And if you can take a moment between working your way down this top-ten list to vote for your favourite, we’ll be very thankful.
1Siam Ocean World Siam Paragon
Get nose to nose with the fascinating underwater creatures only separated from you by glass, or dare even to dive among sharks! Among the startling array of luminous fishes, behold Oriental Small Clawed Otters, fascinating Weedy Seadragons and freaky Moon Jellies. Fun and informative interactive features keep anyone interested for hours. Read More...
A simulation flight is an extra-special gift for everyone, from young children who dream of being pilots to those who have a passion for planes, and according to research it can even help those who are scared of flying find their wings. The experience feels so realistic that the cockpit in Bangkok has even been used in films and TV shows, and although it isn’t a bargain, it still costs significantly less than in Australia or Europe. Read More...3Surf at Flow Rider Sukhumvit
Flow Rider is an artificial wave machine and beach club in the heart of Bangkok that provides a great way for the whole family to have fun, keep fit and cool off – all while learning a new sport. Flowriding is basically an amalgamation of surfing and wakeboarding on an inflatable ramp which has a thin sheet of water pumped up and over it to simulate a perpetual breaking wave. Read More...4Kidzania Siam Paragon - Siam
Kidzania is the very latest and, without a doubt, most innovative addition to the 'edutainment' scene in Bangkok. This is unlike anything we have seen before and the level of fun has been raised to a brand new level. Kidzania, originally a Mexican company, has been opening family entertainment centers since 1999 in Santa Fe, then in 11 additional locations around the world; Bangkok being the latest one. Read More...5Art in Paradise Trick-Eye 3D Museum Esplanade Mall - Ratchada
Art in Paradise, the very successful interactive attraction which started in Pattaya, is now open at Esplanade Shopping Mall on Ratchada road. Also refered by locals as the Trickeye Museum or 3D Museum, Art in Paradise is great fun for couples, friends and families to spend a few hilarious hours, especially on rainy days. Esplanade Mall is located on the outskirts of Bangkok, but the MRT station is right in front of the mall. Read More...6Madame Tussauds Wax Museum Siam Discovery Center - Siam
Madame Tussauds has stepped down from the pedestal and embraced her visitors with a revolutionary concept – the wax museum with exhibits you can touch, hug, play with and even kiss. Imagine shooting hoops with the Houston Rockets centre Yao Ming, practicing Kung Fu with Bruce Lee, or scoring a goal while the effigy of David Beckham watches you. Read More...7Ice Skating CentralWorld - Siam Discovery Center
Here's another cool (literally!) excuse to escape from the heat. Bangkok has several great ice rinks - one even that is Olympic-sized. If you're a bit wobbly on skates, take a lesson. If you can glide on the ice like a pro, you're in for great fun! Read More...
Kids are at their happiest when they can splash, wade, dive and ride down slippery slides freely. Parents can do some relaxing in the shade or join in on the fun. There are exciting rides and pools for all kind of water babies. Siam Water Park is Bangkok's coolest places to get wet. There is enough to see and do at Siam Park to spend an entire day here, with a large area dedicated to a water park with exhilarating slides, and a separate amusement park with some fantastic rides for both small and big kids. Read More...
Forget everything you might have seen in any so-called 'Snake Farm' in tourist regions of Thailand. If you are even just a bit curious about the world of reptiles the Bangkok Snake Farm at the Red Cross Institute is a real revelation. It's informative as much as fascinating and surprising to realize how few snakes are actually dangerous and how many are a blessing to have around your house. Read More...10
Safari World is a zoo for those who don't like zoos… of course like any animal parks it has some good and some not so good sides but here animals certainly do have huge amount of space to roam free. Opened since 1988, Safari World is divided in two distinct areas: The open space of Safari Park where you can drive through in your car or in the park bus represents 480 acres for its open zoo and 180 acres for its bird park, then the Marine Park which is more of a traditional zoo mixed with shows and souvenir shops. Read More...