Activities and Amusements
Bangkok holds many world records, the largest number of active Facebook users in the world, the longest name, the hottest city in the world, the largest flea market, the largest and heaviest Buddha image, the largest wave pool and world’s longest condom chain, the largest dish made from sticky rice with mango (4500 kg), but also unfortunately Bangkok is one the most congested city in the world. but fortunately, the city has no shortage of startling and exciting amusements and fun activities for the whole family, from kiddies to adults. From theme park, sea world, speed kart, biking, ice skating, fruit art carving, games rooms, roller skate, climbing, trampoline, surfing, and virtual reality experience.
Siam Park Water
For all ages, old-style theme park. Rollercoaster, the world’s largest wave pool certified by Guinness World Records. Ghost house, the giant speed slide, 3 stories super spiral, one of the two largest suspended looping coasters in the world, and the fun log flume, are among the entertainments that will enchant the kids and adults the whole day.
Restaurants, food stalls
Entrance the price can vary from 900 to 1300 baht by promoting
kids 450 baht, above 130 cm tall pay adult prices
Water Park 10.00 – 17.00 every day
By taxi around 250 baht. Don’t forget to ask the driver to put the meter
address. 203 Suan Siam Road Kannayao
One of the main attraction in the heart of the commercial area of the city. A little pricey, but the display of sea life entertainment, part education, and experience for kids, is worst the money you paid for. Sealife in Bangkok is as large as three Olympic swimming pools. A Thousand of fish and a hundred of species, the funny and adorable penguins, the shark walk and many other attractions. The tour can be finished in two to three hours. Located within Siam Paragon shopping center, ground floor. Souvenirs shop. If you are traveling with children, this aquarium is a must-do.
Please visit the website for programs and promotions
Aquarium only 990 baht and aquarium + 4D movie 1250 baht
Child rates between 3 -11 years old
Children aged 2 free entry and under 15 should be accompanied by an adult aged 18
Glass Bottom Boat. 10.30 – 20.00
Every day. 10.00 – 21.00
The Latest entry 19.30
To Get There
BTS Siam station, exit 5, direct access to Siam Paragon
Note: In Thailand, foreigners have to pay 2 to 3 times more than the local people, a very (an unfortunate) common practice in South East Asian countries.
Flowrider machine, real beach wave. Flow House Bangkok in the heart of the city is suitable for all age. Beginners don’t worry, skilled instructors are there to help each person to learn, no matter the level. Those who don’t want to ride the wave (like me) just chill and have a beer watching the surfers. 750 baht/hour.
Only 14 people are allowed on two runs at a time, it is better to book in advance.
Open every day 11.00 – 22.00
MRT Queen Sirikit National Convention Center station and a 5 minutes ride by moto-taxi, 50 baht
Address. A-Square 120/1 Sukhumvit 26
Do You Want to Drive a Kart?
You never had this experience before, but you would like to try? well, why not in Bangkok. In family or group of friends, fun guaranteed. Beginners karts and security remote control.
Fast karts. 2 and 4 races package for 1 person from 15 years old and at least 1.50m tall. 8 mins per race, around 10 laps depending on speed, max. speed 55km/hr
Beginners kart, from 12 years old, 135 cm. height, speed 35km/hr
Kids kart, minimum driver age is 7 years old. 125 cm Kart low-speed 25km/hr
Price guideline. 500 baht for 100cc kids kart, 600 baht for 160cc and 850 baht for 270cc
Helmet and racing suite provided, closed-toe shoes can be rented
Restaurant, a bar, and a pool
Open. 13.00 to midnight daily
How To Go There
MRT Phetchaburi or Rama 9 Station, then taxi or moto-taxi, around 10 minutes drive.
Address. Easykart, 31//11 RCA Plaza, 2nd Floor, Rama 9 Road
Speed Kart by the Lakeside
Outdoor track, located in Muang Thong Thani along the lake, a bit away from Bangkok, but a nice place to spent time with kids and friends.
changing rooms, showers, toilets, lockers, balcony for the viewers, eco-friendly electric batteries, reaching a maximum speed of 60km/h
Adults. Over 14 years old 600 baht/session. Duration 8 minutes
Kids. 480 baht/session. 7-13 years old, minimum 120cm height. Duration 8 minutes
Couples, friends or your 3 years old kid want to experience together, easy 2 drive karts
Cafe, bar and restaurants lake view, a place to relax after a round or two kart drives
Impact Speed Park, IMPACT Lakeside, Popular Soi 4 Road, Banmai, Pakkred, Nonthaburi
Open Monday to Friday 16.00 – midnight, Weekend noon-midnight
To Go There
No BTS, MRT recommend going there, only by taxi
Safety and heat are the main reasons Bangkok is not really a city to bike around, but you still can enjoy your favorite activity in a park or track with facilities. A bit far, Peppermint Bike Park, about half an hour away from the city. Bikers can choose from an urban, concrete path or an elevated wooden circuit. Waves, jumps, ramps, curves, fun for both children and adults.
Entrance fee 200 baht
Rent a bike 150 baht/hr, helmet 60 baht
Children bike taller than 130 cm
Open Tuesday to Friday 11.00 – 20.00, weekend 07.00 – 21.00
No BTS. Take the MRT to Ladprao station and then a taxi
Address. Soi Yothin Phatthana 3, Lad Phrao Road.
A surprising and different entertainment for one of the hottest cities in the world, cool. Easy access, reasonable price, if you never try ice-skate before that’s the opportunity or if you are a good skater go and enjoy.
Small and surrounded by shops and walking passers-by. On the first floor of the central world shopping mall. The rink ice Arena at central mall Rama 9 is well located as well.
Central world. 60 minutes 300 baht with a skate helmet
BTS Siam or Chidlom station and the elevated walkway to the central world
Open. 10.00 – 22.00
The Rink Ice Arena, central mall Rama 9 7th floor, MRT Rama 9 station
Open. 10.00 – 19.00
Climbing the Cliff
Climbing, outdoor activity but quite a few good indoor facilities in the capital of Thailand. No mountain, no hill in the city, nevertheless the amateurs will be delighted or for those who are looking for a new exciting thrill and challenge.
Located in the heart of Bangkok, Urban playground offers all level of climbers quality and facilities. Gym, swimming pool, fitness center, yoga, class, badminton course, tennis court.
Price. Monday – Friday 475 Baht/day – Weekend 575 baht
Climbing shoes100 baht/day and Harness 50 baht/day
Opening. Monday – Friday 13.00-22.00 weekend from 10.00 to 22.00
Address. 8 Soi Sukhumvit 49, between Phrom Phong and Thonglor BTS station
I know kids love this activity but not only them
Well located in the Sukhumvit area, a lot of activities, excellent facilities
Grip Socks are required at all times while on the trampolines
The minimum age allowed is 3 years old
Weight limit of 120kg
1hr 490 baht – 2hrs 300 baht
Open Monday to Sunday 10:00 – 22.00
EM Quartier shopping mall – The glass quartier building 4th floor
Amped Trampoline Park Thailand
From 4 years old to adults
BTS Phra Khanong station and 5 minutes walk
Address. 36/3 Soi Sukhumvit 69
Open. 10.00 – 21.00
The Escape Rooms
Good location, if you are experienced you could be disappointed. The beginners will discover a game in different rooms to resolve sometimes difficult problems to escape. A fun activity for couples, group of friends and families.
Puzzle Room Bangkok recommended
BTS, MRT Asok station
21/8 Soi Sukhumvit 18
Open 11.00 – 23.00
Escape break Closed
BTS, MRT Sala Daeng
281/19-23 Silom Road
Open 11.00 – 21.00
The Escape Hunt Experience Bangkok Permanently closed
BTS, MRT Asok station
Address. 399 Interchange building, Sukhumvit Rd.
Open 09.30 – 20.30
Ticket to Mystery tickettomystery.com
Address. 982/22 Sukhumvit Rd. Gateway Ekkamai Mall 3rd Floor, Room No. 3115 – 3116
BTS Ekamai Station Exit 4
Open 11.00 – 21.00
Escape Room Games
MBK Center, 7th floor
BTS National Stadium
Open 10.00 – 22.00
Everybody knows how to play bowling right? Here are 3 places with good standard alleys and reasonable price (a bit expensive for local) good service.
- Blu O-Major Bowl Siam Paragon Cineplex, 5th floor. Price Starting at 160 baht per game excluding shoes and socks.
- Major Cineplex, 4th Floor, BTS Ekamai station
Open 11.00 – 1 am Sunday-Thursday weekend 11.00 – 2 am Friday-Saturday
- Esplanade mall 4th floor, MRT Thailand Cultural Centre Station, exit 3
Open daily 11.00 – midnight
Thai Fruit & Vegetables Carving
Wiser but beautiful Thai traditional skill. Become an artist to impress your guests back home. Siam Carving Academy will teach you how to make a cucumber, a carrot, radish, tomato, and of course Thai fruits become pieces of art. And why not a Thai cooking class program.
Everybody can learn from 12 to adults
A 5-minute walk from the Sutthisan MRT station exit 2
Open. 09.00 – 16.00 Monday to Saturday
Address. 38/1 Soi Rung-Ruang Sutthisan Road
The small international wax museum is not really different from the other around the world. The museum has a fair collection of several celebrities from around the globe and some local. Pop stars, sports stars, heads of state and Royalty, and of course movies stars. Interactive games and a 4D show of ice age for 20 min. Take around 2 hours to visit. Selfie with your favorite stars.
Not a cheap place to visit. Early morning cheaper tickets and packages combo (along with the Ocean World) tickets online
Location. Siam Discovery six-floor
BTS Siam or National Stadium station
Open 10.00 – 20.00
Kids Dream World
Temples, markets, Klongs, kids enjoy it but they love to have fun as well. Many and various attractions to spoil them and please you.
Imaginia Technology Playland
Learning should be interesting, make you curious, and be fun. Let your kids explore, discover, develop, boost their imagination and stimulate their curiosity. Imaginia for children 1 to 15 years old can learn and experience art, music, literature, and be a DJ by playing through interactive digital technology. Adventure time a giant tube slider between the two floors, Dream Jungle, mountain to climb. There are 19 different areas. Your kids will love it and many of the parents will enjoy as well.
Three-hour day passes 480 baht for kids above 91cm, 250 baht for 71-90cm and 100 baht for little ones under 70cm. Parents 200 baht
Open 10.00 – 20.00
Location. 3rd-floor Emporium shopping Mall – BTS Phrom Phong station
Next, to Imaginia the amateur of roller skate will be happy.
Skates rental 100 baht/hr, 80 for next hour – 250 baht/day
Weekend 150 baht/hr 130 for next hour- 400 baht/day
Skate socks protection 50 Baht
Open weekday 11.00 – 21.00 weekend 10.00 – 22.00.
Innovative ‘edutainment’ and experiences for kids from four to 14 years old. Ask your kid what (s)he wants to be when grown-up? want to do business (s)he will learn how to trade, open bank account, if (s)he wants to work in the restaurant field (s)he will learn how to make hamburgers, roll sushi, or want to be a firefighter? A doctor? More than 100 activities and jobs are on offer at Kidzania.
Weekdays adult from 15 years old: 425 Baht – Kids 4-14 years old 850 Baht – child 2-3 years old 425 Baht
Weekends adult from 15 years old 500 Baht – Kids 4-14 years old 1,000 Baht – child 2-3 years old 500 Baht
Location: 5th floor, the north lift of Siam Paragon – BTS Siam station
Open weekday 11.00 – 21.00 weekend 10.00 – 22.00
Virtual Reality Experience
Maybe your first virtual reality experience will be here in Bangkok? Fun to try with some friends
Duration around 30 minutes
Monday To Friday 250 baht – kids 180 baht
Weekends 300 baht – kids 230 baht
Paragon Cineplex 5th floor
Monday to Sunday 10.00 – 22.00
Total VR. Gateway mall 3rd floor, BTS Ekhamai station
300 baht 30 minutes, 600/hr
Open Monday – Thursday 11.00 – 21.00 Friday – Sunday 10.00 – 22.00
Kids can Fly
To be a pilot, a dream job for many kids. You can in the heart of Bangkok offer a unique birthday present and who knows the future. Flight experiences in a simulator based on the Boeing 737. Basic controls, take-offs, landings, and you choose your airport. Officially Boeing licensed products and certified by Civil Aviation Safety Authority for pilot training, but with a price. A family flight, passengers embark for free, welcome aboard.
Address. Gateway mall 4th-floor BTS Ekamai
Open 10.00 – 22.00
The Comedy Club Bangkok
You looking for something different. For adults, spend an evening laughing (or not) at the Comedy Club Bangkok, one man/women show, improvisation show, open mic. International comedians
The Comedy Club Bangkok, The Royal Oak Pub, 595/10 Sukhumvit Soi 33/1
Phrom Phong BTS station
Maybe you prefer a more “cultural” activity or relax to have a peaceful time for a few hours from the eventful city. What about a good movie in a deluxe, vintage or alternative theater?
I hope this will be useful to you in planning your next trip to Bangkok. If you have any questions, I will be more than happy to help you out.
Your support messages and comments are always welcome.