Top 10 Activities in Bangkok

Bangkok Sports and Activities

Besides shopping, dining and nightlife, you might wonder what else is there to do in Bangkok? True, it’s easy to get absorbed into all the things that Bangkok is famous (or infamous) for, but there’s actually much more to the city than meets the eye. Why not take a cycling tour of the riverside and discover a historic neighbourhood across the Chao Phraya River, test your swing at one of the top-class golf courses surrounding the city, or even better indulge in a soothing spa experience?

The best part about Bangkok is that it’s one of the cities that you can enjoy as much or as little as you want, without breaking the bank. And if you haven’t got a clue as to where to start, check out one of the Top 10s below for ideas.

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    Cycling in Bangkok

    Peddling off the well-beaten tourist track, a cycling tour in Bangkok and beyond offers an immediate connection to your surroundings not offered by other modes of transport. Head out of the city on two wheels, and you'll quickly discover places of hidden interest and unsung beauty like lush fruit orchards, quaint country villages, ancient temples, jaw-dropping scenery. Read More...

    Bangkok golf courses offer great value for money with many excellent golf clubs offering a high level of service at very competitive prices. Golf tours and holidays have grown rapidly across Thailand, particularly in Bangkok where there are scores of delightful golf courses and clubs within easy reach of the city centre. Most of them have been renovated and developed to world-class standards. Read More...

    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...

    Lumpini Park, Bangkok's oldest and largest park, is an inner-city haven of tranquility, fresh air and shade - offering city dwellers the perfect connection to nature. Named after the birthplace of the Lord Buddha in Nepal, the park is more than half a million square kilometres big, and the habitat of various flora and fauna. Read More...

    After such an active reading, what could be better than a rejuvenating spa treatment in one of Bangkok's luxurious spas or a famous traditional Thai massage? It is also the perfect antidote after a long day of walking, shopping and sightseeing. Despite being a thriving and bustling metropolis, Bangkok is also a haven for relaxation, rejuvenation and regeneration. Read More...


    Ice Skating

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    Ice Skating in Bangkok

    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...

    Rumbling along in a go-kart with your seat just inches from the floor is an exhilarating experience that can be enjoyed by everyone and in any weather at Easy Kart indoor race track. Easy Kart is the largest indoor go-karting track in Bangkok and is located on Royal City Avenue (RCA), a street that is more famous for its clubs and pubs than its all-day activities. Go-karting is an exciting and inclusive activity that can be enjoyed from 13:00 to 24:00 with a range of karts catering to different age groups and levels of experience. Read More...

    Learn Muay Thai in Bangkok

    Although Muay Thai seems like a violent sport, learning it properly can be a fun and worthwhile experience. Many people, regardless of age and sex, turn to Muay Thai for self-defense and several martial art schools in Europe, America and Asia have added it to their courses. If you're in or planning to be in Thailand, why not take lessons in Muay Thai's homeland itself? The best place to go is probably the Muay Thai Institute, which is located in Rangsit, just north of Bangkok International Airport. Read More...

    If you're one of the millions of budding cooks around the world who would like to make your own Thai food, then a cooking class is for you. Learn directly from professional Thai cooks who will teach you about the flavours, ingredients and techniques in cooking Thai food. Read More...

    Bowling in Bangkok

    Bowling alleys are on the top floor of most malls. A good way to stay active and light-hearted, bowling is a fun and family-friendly way to spend a rainy day or evening out. Or kids can do the hanging out without the elders and meet some of their contemporaries in a fun environment. Read More...

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