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Discover the Top 10 Family-Friendly Attractions in Bangkok

Bangkok is a vibrant, exciting city with something to offer all ages – even the littlest people in the group. Bangkok for Kids provides a whole host of activities, from checking out sharks and other underwater life, discovering butterflies and insects, playing video games, and having fun at the water park. So pack your bags, grab your kids, and get ready to discover the best family-friendly attractions in Bangkok has to offer!

1. Siam Ocean World

Kids will love this fascinating, interactive aquarium species where you can get up close and personal with many sea creatures, including sharks, jellyfish, rays, otters, and sparkling tropical fish. Siam Ocean World has plenty to see; children can get close to the marine life in huge tanks. You can even dive into the sharks—an ideal way to spend the day out of the Bangkok heat.

Attractions in Bangkok - Image via Allie_Caulfield / Flickr
Image via Allie_Caulfield / Flickr

2. Surf at Flow Rider

Want to have fun and cool off? Try the Flow Rider, an impressive artificial wave machine in the city’s center where you ride on a hybrid surfboard/wakeboard on an inflatable ramp. The experience is safe, and you keep fit while trying to stay on the board.

3. Kidzania

Looking for the complete package for entertaining the kids? Go to Kidzania, an entertainment and educational center with so much packed into its walls that the kids will never get bored. Children can play being firefighters, bottle real Coke in a production factory, take part in games, solve puzzles, and play – the whole concept is kid-friendly and fun, while the little ones learn something simultaneously.

4. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

The modern Madame Tussauds is an interactive experience where you can touch and play with the exhibits. Families can score goals before David Beckham, shoot hoops with basketball legends, and pose for photos with movie stars.

5. Ice Skating

When it’s time to escape the heat, do so in style at the ice rink. Bangkok has several different ice skating options, including an Olympic-sized rink. If the kids are unsure, sign up for a lesson to help improve their skills.

6. Siam Park City

What could be better than allowing the kids to slide, splash, wade, swim, and dive in various water activities? Siam Park City has an excellent water park alongside an amusement park for drying off.

7. Safari World

Safari World is divided into an open space where you drive through in a car or the park bus and a Marine Park with various animals. You can also check out animal shows; the park has multiple stores and games.

Image via Adeel Anwer / Flickr
Image via Adeel Anwer / Flickr

8. Bangkok Flight Simulator

Older children and aviation addicts will love this attraction in Bangkok. Fly in the cockpit of a Boeing 737 – the experience is so realistic you won’t believe you’re still on the ground. This attraction is one of the more expensive family activities in Bangkok. Still, it is worth it for a special treat or for anyone in the family scared of flying – the experience helps ease nerves and calm fears.

9. Snake Farm

If your children have an attraction to the natural world, then Snake Farm is not to be missed. You will discover more about these reptiles and their lives, including how many snakes are safe and where in the world they all live.

10. Art in Paradise Trick-Eye 3D Museum

Check out the fun exhibits at the Trickeye Museum or the 3D Museum on rainy days. The Museum at the Esplanade is on the city’s outer edge, but you can get the MRT train right to the door.

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