Unlimited family fun in Bangkok!
Bangkok isn’t typically the first destination that comes to mind when you consider family-friendly holidays. But beneath the maze of markets and the dazzling temples – this vibrant city holds a treasure chest of exciting activities perfect for everyone in the family. Check out our top picks for family-friendly activities in Bangkok – we’re sure you’ll be in for a great surprise!
1. SEA Life Bangkok
Both children and adults will surely enjoy a visit to SEA Life Bangkok! In addition to the fascinating new creatures they get to meet on this trip, they can also get the opportunity to interact with them at this world class aquarium. With over 400 species of sea creatures to discover, and over 30,000 fishes on display, it’s impossible to get bored at this exciting attraction!
2. Madame Tussauds Bangkok
Take your kids to meet their favorite celebrities and influencers at Madame Tussauds Bangkok! Be sure to have your camera ready, because they’ll probably ask for a million photo ops beside their idol’s wax figure – be it Michael Jackson or Albert Einstein!
If you ever find yourself in Singapore, you can also take the kids to the Madame Tussauds there to meet even more of their favorite personalities!
3. Grand Palace, Wat Arun, Wat Pho
At a very young age, children are sure to find anything and everything exciting. This is why we highly recommend taking the kids palace and temple hopping through the Big 3 – Grand Palace, Wat Arun, and Wat Pho. Fortunately, the three attractions are located right by each other so the kids won’t easily get bored or tired!
4. Thai Cooking Class
Food definitely brings the family together, so why not try a cooking class when you’re in Bangkok? The Sompong Thai Cooking Class is a fun activity that everyone in the family can take part in – and the best bit? You get to devour the food, too!
5. Corgi in the Garden
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Can it get any cuter than this? If the kids are obsessed with dogs, they’re going to love the Corgi Garden! You can spend the entire afternoon cuddling and playing with adorable corgis – and what can be better than that?
6. Baan 1000 Mai Cafe and Farm
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Although Bangkok is filled with many coffee shops and cafes to choose from, Baan 1000 Mai Cafe stands out from the rest with its great food, treehouse, and farm! After a delicious meal in the main cafe, the kids can retreat to the treehouse or swings for playtime with other children! They can also learn how to make century eggs, and rice at the in-house farm!
7. Flight Experience Bangkok
Photo Creidt: bkkkids.com
If any of your kids aspire to be pilots or flight attendants one day, we recommend bringing them to Flight Experience Bangkok for a firsthand experience in aviation and aeronautics.
8. River Dinner Cruise
One activity the family must try when in Bangkok is definitely a dinner cruise along the Chao Phraya River! Apart from the beautiful evening skyline that you get to set your eyes on, the dinner portion of the cruise will allow you to bond with the family and feast on delicious food, too!
9. Floating Markets
If the kids aren’t up for much walking, they might be interested in checking out some of Bangkok’s floating markets! The entire family gets to board a boat and maybe even purchase some local food and delicacies along the way, too!
10. Mall Hopping
With multi-level shopping centers and night markets in every corner, Bangkok is a haven for anyone who loves to shop. Every mall and market is packed with a little something for everyone, so you definitely won’t leave empty handed! So whether its clothes, toys, homegoods, or snacks you’re looking for – Bangkok’s shopping centers probably have it in a variety of options.
Not sure which shopping malls or night market to visit? Check out our Bangkok shopping guide for a quick rundown of our top picks!
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