12 Things to do with Kids in Bangkok
Best Family Activities in Bangkok
Bangkok has something for every 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 the little ones, 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. Away from the temples and cultural activities that we're sure the kids will enjoy (almost) as much as you, check out what else the city has in the way of family-friendly activities below.
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...2Kidzania 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...3Imaginia Playland Emporium Mall - Phrom Phong
ImaginiaPlayland presents probably the most modern, creative and downright fun kid’s activity in Bangkok since Kidzania opened up at Paragon a few years back. There are 19 different zones in total spread across some 1,400sqm of the newly refurbished Emporium Mall. Among the highlights is the ‘Dream Jungle’ (a set of bouncy and colourful nets for the kids jump jump/crawl across), an inflatable mountain to climb and the ‘Time Tube Slider’ transporting you from floor two to floor one. 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...5Surf 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...6Art 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...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...9Children's Discovery Museum Chattuchak
The Children’s Discovery Museum Bangkok underwent extensive renovations in 2014, with 70-million Thai baht being pumped into the site, helping to improve the indoor and outdoor centre located at Chatuchak Park. The result is nothing short of impressive, with enough fun and educational activities to keep the kids occupied for a whole day, such as digging up dinosaur bones in the archeological site and creating giant bubbles from the inside! 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...11Dream World Rangsit
A visit to Dream World theme park is a fun-filled, entertaining day out where, as the name suggests, children’s fantasies become realities: they can sleigh or make snow angels in Snow Land, ride a rollercoaster up Space Mountain, and meet Cinderella and Pocahontas all in one day. While Dream World’s high-octane rides might not measure up to the best of American or Japanese theme parks’, the sights and attractions for smaller children are excellent and ensure an exciting family day out and a lot of memorable photographs. Read More...12Snow Town Gateway Ekkamai Mall
Snow Town Bangkok is an indoor themed village and play area with 30-40 cm of artificial snow located in Gateway Ekkamai shopping mall. Inside the air-conditioned
hallthere is a Main Street with Japanese restaurants, shops and a playground. There is also a modest slope with sleighs and skis for rent so you can recreate the sensation of being high up in the mountains of Hokkaido. Tickets to enter Snow Town themed village cost 100 bahtfor people over 90cm tall and 80 bahtfor children less than 90cm tall. Read More...