Top 25 Things To Do With Kids In Bangkok

29 July 2020, BKK Kids

Whether you’re in Bangkok for a short period of time or living here with kids, Bangkok really is a one-stop shop of fun filled activities for the whole family. Here we have compiled a list of our BKK Kids community members’ most popular places and we’ve included something for everyone. From learning to surf, a water park on top of a shopping center to discovering the back streets of Bangkok on family friendly bike tours.

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1.KidZania

5th floor (North Zone), Siam Paragon shopping mall, 991 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330

Opens at 10:00am – 5pm weekdays, 8.30pm weekends

Tel : +66 2 683 1888

KidZania is an interactive learning playground for children ages 1-14 years based on the 6th floor of Siam Paragon shopping center.

With 28 facilities all over the globe, KidZania receives more than 9 million visitors yearly in 21 countries, with more sites currently under development. This is still, by far the most popular place for kids to visit, weather your in town on a short visit or hosting a birthday party with school friends living in Bangkok.

The vast playground area is designed around the theme of a small city that allows children to have fun whilst learning through realistic role-playing. Kids can independently explore over 100 exciting careers from being a professional chef at McDonalds to learning how to be a fireman or a footballer.

2. Art in Paradise

Art-in-paradise

4th floor, Esplanade Shopping mall, 99 Ratchadaphisek Road, Din Daeng, Bangkok 10400,

Open 10 am to 10 pm daily.

Tel : +66 2 660 9130

Art in Paradise is the first 3D interactive trick-eye arts museum in Bangkok. It is a permanent exhibition and all the art pieces are hand painted and 3 dimensional. Each exhibit allows you to interact with the piece and capture pictures that enable you to immerse yourself into the painting by using your imagination. With the use of their own media app, you can even become part of a moving piece of art and create your own videos.

With 3 locations in Thailand, Bangkok, Pattaya and Chiangmai, all with uniquely different paintings and media this is definitely a favorite place for family fun.

3.BOUNCE Thailand ( The Emquartier)

4th floor, EmQuartier shopping mall, 4B02 The Glass Quartier, Sukhumvit Road, Klongtan Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110

Open 10 am to 10 pm daily.

Tel : +66 2 079 1146

BOUNCE is Bangkok’s Largest Indoor Urban Playground comprising a massive indoor trampoline park for all ages located at The EmQuartier . Their mission is to inspire movement via 2,400 square meters of interconnected trampolines, padding, and airbags. There are various adventure features, The Wall, Slam Dunk, Big Bag and a Free-Jump Arena. They also offer Coaching Programs and Trampoline Classes, such as Flight Academy, KinderGym, and Tramp Camp.

4. Flow House Bangkok

120/1 A-Square Sukhumvit 26 Alley, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110

Open 10am to 10 pm daily. Late nights until 11pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Tel : +66 2 108 5210

Family fun in an outside artificially generated static wave pool where kids can practise their surfing style. Various levels of simulated waves test your surfing skills or learn to surf and balance for the first time with their qualified instructors. Definitely a good way to beat the heat and have some family fun.

5. Playmondo children’s amusement center

2nd floor, Central World shopping mall. 999/9 Rama 1 Road, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330

Open 11am to 8pm daily.

Tel : +66 2 103 2455

At Playmondo children up to age 13 (min height 75cm up) can explore 4 different play zones inspired by various natural landscapes. Kids can discover the desert zone, ocean zone, volcano zone and the forest zone, each uniquely equipped with interact play equipment, slides, ball pits and soft play areas. Each area encourages kids to use their creativity and various types of movement, jumping, crawling through tunnels, stepping, dancing and playing in a fun filled environment.

The two branches at Central World and Central East Ville also offer a space themed laser tag experience. Boasting the most advanced laser tag equipment, touch screens and LED beam laser lights. Here you can zap your opponents with customisable equipment while the phaser screens and LED vest colours interact and notify you as you advance a level or collect special rewards!

6. Easy Karts Go-Karting Center

2nd floor, 31/11 RCA Plaza, Rama IX Road, Bangkapi, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10320

Open 1pm to midnight daily.

Tel : +66 2 203 1205 ext 24

EasyKart have 3 locations: Bangkok, Pattaya and Koh Samui. The track in Bangkok is inside and air conditioned which makes a huge difference and is very convenient for families with younger kids. If you are looking for a fun activity this is definitely worth checking out. They have special karts for children (120cc) and larger (160cc) for adults and a viewing area if you prefer to just let the kids have fun while you relax and watch the family on the racing track. There is a bar, pool and fuse-ball tables to keep the kids amused and plenty of qualified safety experts on hand at all times.

7. SuperPark Thailand

6th floor, Icon Siam shopping mall, 299 Charoen Nakhon Road, Khlong Ton Sai, Khlong San, Bangkok 10600.

Open 10am to 9pm daily.

Tel :+66 2 073 0917

SuperPark is the very latest adventure area to hit Bangkok and since its opening in November 2019 has already proven to be very popular with kids of all ages. You can choose your own adventure inside an air conditioned 40,000 square feet play area hosting a huge variety of activities to get you moving! Activities include an iwall, a ninja track, pedal car track, super climb obstacle wall, zip lines, play towers and a one of a kind slide directly into a giant ball pit. There are experienced staff to show the kids how to skateboard, climb or just beat the jump programmes on the interactive trampolines.

8. Co Van Kessel Bike Tours

Floor 0, River City. Charoen Krung Road, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100

Open 6am to 7pm daily

Tel : +66 2 639 7351

Co Van Kessel bike tours give you the opportunity to see a part of the real Bangkok away from the concrete towers and let’s you discover a vast network of local streets, alleyways, footpaths and canals. You get to see and experience what lurks behind the modern facade and see hidden worlds giving you a picture of ‘real’ Thai life that has remained unchanged for countless decades and is largely unknown to visitors. This is a truly unique, bicycles or boat or combined tour, for those who want a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the sights, sounds and smells of Thailand. Kids bikes are available but remember to confirm their ages and proficiency levels when booking.

9. Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World

Basement level, Siam Paragon shopping mall, 991 Rama 1 Road, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330

Open 10am to 8pm daily

Tel : +66 2 687 2000

Sea Life Center and aquarium has long since been one of the most popular places to visit for families in Bangkok. Sitting in the basement of one of the most popular shopping centres, it gives you a full day experience and an escape from the cities heat. Offering a host of activities from a magical rainforest experience and a penguin ice playground complete with snow and cold breezes! One of the highlights for visitors is definitely the ocean tunnel where you can immerse yourself in the wonders of the ocean by walking along a magical path while being surrounded by sharks, rays and the occasional mermaid show. Ocean world also offers unique dive experiences for those you want to take the challenge of the ‘shark walk’ offering a unique and adventurous opportunity. Age restrictions apply.

10. Pororo Aqua water park

6th floor, Central Plaza shopping mall, 587-589 Debaratana Road, Bangna Nuea, Bangna, Bangkok 10260

Open 10.30am to 6pm daily

Tel : +66 2 745 7377

One of the best ways to stay cool in Bangkok is in a water park and there are many to choose from. Pororo is one of the newest and has internationally trained lifeguards on duty in their resort style roof-top water slide park sitting on top of a shopping mall, offering a new and exciting water fun experience. With over 600 meters of water slide fun, including the new and awarding winning funnel slider. You can sit and relax while travelling through a 400 metre river ride or get your heart racing with the ‘Tong Tong’ magic slide, sliding over the Bangkok skyline below! There are 9 different pool zones available including a playground pool for families with younger children. Lockers, tubes, towels, drinks and various food options are available making this a fun day out for the whole family.

11. Imaginia Playland

3rd floor, Emporium shopping mall, Sukhumvit Soi 24, Phrom Phong, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110

Open 10 am to 7 pm daily

Tel : +66 2 664 8338

A children’s activity center encouraging kids to use their imaginations by exploring their thoughts and discovering new ways of thinking to fuel their curiosity. Ideally suited to younger kids age 1-11 their core concept is learning through play. Each of the themed play zones combines classic and contemporary play experiences together with digital interactive technology to enable children to get creative through art, music, literature and active play. There is a small library and a cafe on site.

12. Funarium

111/1 Sukhumvit 26 Alley, Wattana, Bangkok 10120

Open Mon – Fri 11am to 2pm and Sat/Sun 11am to 4pm

Tel : +66 2 661 5388

Indoor activity center in a 2,000 sqm facility which is split into four different zones. Toddlers, Juniors, Sports and Sand & water play each uniquely designed to promote child development. The Juniors area features a two storey play structure ideal for climbing, jumping, crawling and balancing, a 4 lane slider and a large ball pit complete with a trampoline for toddlers and kids. Besides the playground activities, Funariam was also offer other activities, which include story telling, magic shows and fun cooking classes. Visit their website website for details of weekly activities. Senior citizens are free which is a bonus for any grandparents looking after kids!

13. PlayVille

Building 8, 3 Klang alley, (above The Dog Park) Sukhumvit Soi 49, Khlong Tan Nuea, Bangkok 10110

Open 9 am to 6 pm daily

Tel : +66 2 297 0091

A beautiful community feels, indoor playground and nursery ideally for children age 1-10, with a baby changing station and nursing area for mothers with small babies. Playville features 4 zones to encourage toddlers to walk, crawl, climb and dive or slide into large ball pits. There is a small play area outside featuring sand play and a jump area and inside there are multiple creative areas for kids to use their imagination playing cooking or shopping. They also offer weekly art and craft activities, please check their website for schedules.

14. Sub Zero ice skating

1221/39 Sukhumvit Road, Ekkamai, Bangkok 10110 Tel 02-391 1944

2nd floor, Mega Bangna, Bangna-Trad Road, Bangplee, Samut Prakarn Province 10540 Tel 02105 1581

No 37/139 Village No 8, 4th floor, Esplanade Rattanathibeth shopping center, Bangkasor sub-district, Mueang Nonthaburi District 11000. Tel 02-591 2925

Open Mon – Fri 12 to 9pm, Sat – Sun 11am to 9pm

One of the things you least expect to do in Bangkok is ice skating, but there are many opportunities for this all over the city as a way of beating the heat! Sub Zero 3 branch’s across Bangkok so you can choose according to your location. All of them have professional coaches and feature both learning areas and play areas. All locations feature their own skate academies teaching both figure skating and ice hockey and have dedicated play areas. Each branch has its only individual style with Ekamai being more of a ‘hip hang out’ complete with their own DJ, while Megan Bangna features a glow in the dark atmosphere giving it a more futuristic look. Skate boots are available for rent at all locations and it’s advised to take your own socks. A good tip is to call in advance to ensure the branch is not closed due to hosting ice hockey matches.

15. Escape rooms

M3 & M4 7th floor, MBK shopping mall, 444 Phayathai Road, Bangkok 10330

Open 11 am to 8 pm daily

Tel: +66 2048 4994

If your looking for something unique that will entertain both you and the kids, an escape room is an excellent way to spend some amazing time with your family and friends as you work together to escape from one of the various rooms on offer. This is a new and fun form of entertainment and takes puzzle-solving to a whole new level. There are various themed rooms from Prison Break to The Mummy, rooms do need to be booked in advance. The idea is to solve clues to move from one area to the next in an interactive puzzle game where participants are locked into the room and where you need to engineer your own escape.

New rooms and locations are being added on a monthly basis as each of the engineers try to come up with something bigger or better. We suggest you check www.nowescape.com/bangkok-Thailand-escape-rooms to check out the latest options.

16. Lazgam laser

5th floor, Holiday Inn Hotel, 22 Sukhumvit Road, Phrom Phong, Bangkok 10110.

Open Mon – Thurs 2 pm to 11 pm, Fri-Sun 10 am until midnight.

Tel : +66 2 663 7703, 064-878-5703

A laser tag experience is where you compete with others using hi-tech laser guns in a simulated area a that makes you feel like you have fallen into a world of science fiction. The arena features over 500 sqm of labyrinth space featuring fully interactive and laser equipment by Lasermaxx. Thrill seeking families can enjoy the excitement and tactics that are involved in the laser quest as you hunt for your rivals in this futuristic battlefield using your wits and ability to dodge the laser beams and complete the mission. Especially designed with a smoke machine, strobe lights, black light and superb sound system for the ultimate experience which is fun for the whole family no matter how old you are. The venue supplies the laser vests and guns and are happy to assist younger kids if parents prefer to wait in their small cafe area.

17. Siam Amazing Park

203 Suan Siam Road, Khan Na Yao, Bangkok 10230

Open 10am to 10pm daily

+66 2 919 7200

Siam Amazing Park is the largest amusement park in Thailand and just 30 minutes in a taxi outside central Bangkok. It is a giant playground for kids of all ages and offers something for everyone, from a giant water slide to shopping in their Thai heritage shops in an area dedicated just to Thai culture. It’s organised into 6 different areas or zones, water world has a huge wave pool and extreme world which has some pretty impressive rides. There are also areas that focus mainly on younger children complete with swan boat rides and giant dinosaurs in a Jurassic world style adventure ride. You need a full day here to discover everything, and be prepared to walk, as it spans across 119 acres of land!

18. Flight Experience Bangkok

Room 2112, 2nd floor, Gateway shopping mall, Sukhumvit Road, Ekkamai, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110

Open 10am to 10pm daily

+66 2 048 9922

For something truly unique, try Flight experience Bangkok. With 16 locations in a dozen countries Flight Experience is the original, most professional and exciting flight simulator experience of its kind. Kids can learn how to take command of the world’s most popular jet airliner; the Boeing 737! You will sit in the Captain’s seat and take-off, cruise and land the plane. There are thousands of airports to choose from, from landing at one of the most challenging airports in the world to flying to your home town, this is definitely an experience you will never forget. They also offer a number of activities for kids which are designed to educate and entertain all ages in their successful Flying Start program.

19. Bambini Villa

18 Soi Attha Kati, Sukhumvit Soi 26, Khlong Tan, Bangkok 10110

Open 9am to 10pm daily

+66 90 969 9559

Bambini Villa is a small community mall specifically tailored to all things kids. Every weekend they offer special activities for kids from making play doh or slime, to painting, singing and dancing workshops. There are a variety of shops, cafes and outside soft play areas with slides and climbers. They even have a special kids hair salon MILK! Many of the cafes and restaurants have themed menus and contain kids toys and play areas. The kids book stores often have story times and the playground area will have special themed events, check their website for their schedule of daily activities. You can easily spend a day here keeping the kids busy with many different options. things.

20. Lilliput Kids Cafe

Room A110-113, 1st floor, Bambini Villa mall, 18 Soi Attha Kati, Sukhumvit Soi 26, Khlong Tan, Bangkok 10110

Open 9am to 8pm daily

+66 2 056 4338

Lilliput cafe is inside Bambini Villa and is a very popular kids cafe and not what you would expect! While they have a great kids menu with all things tailored towards kids, frothy drinks and star shaped sandwiches, Lilliput is also a place for fun. The cafe has several different areas including a fully stocked creative play area with a beauty parlor with dresses and pretend make up, a camper van with outside bbq, beautiful play kitchen area and shop filled with lots of high quality wooden foods and accessories. There is also a ball pit area with an interactive wall for the kids to be active and a carousel for the kids to ride on in the center of the cafe! Definitely one of the better kids themed cafes.

21. Chocolate Ville

23, 1-16 Prasert-Manukitch Road, Ram Inthra, Khan Na Yao, Bangkok 10230

Opens 4pm to midnight daily

+66 81 921 2016

Chocolate Ville is just a name, there is nothing to do with chocolate there but it is worth taking the trip to the outskirts of Bangkok. It is a mini themed dining park designed to look like an old European village complete with a chapel, barn, railway station and candy coloured shops. It’s not a theme park as there are no rides it is more of a place to enjoy the countryside atmosphere and experience a fun themed dining afternoon with the teddy bears! They have a great selection of both Thai and International dining and entrance is free.

22. A little Something cookery school

2nd floor, Racquet club building 4, 165 Klang Alley, off Sukhumvit soi 39, Wattana, Bangkok 10110

Open 9.30am to 6pm daily

+66 89 142 1108

A Little Something has 6 locations throughout Bangkok, we have featured their main branch in central Sukhumvit area above but do check their website for other locations that may be more convenient for you. Their concept is ‘learning by cooking’ for kids which is not only enjoyable for them but all so helps their development and learning processes. They have turned their kitchens into classrooms where kids and family can enjoy new exciting experiences and gain many skills while cooking together in a fun atmosphere. All classes are conducted in both English and Thai by professional chefs and the delicious recipes and menus have been created for kids, and to cook with kids. A fun day out for the whole family, bookings in advance are a must.

23. The Hay equestrian center

75, 131 Phrom Daen Road, Bang Bon, Bangkok 10150

Open 10am to 10pm daily

+66 81 889 8732

The Hay is a safe and professional place to learn horse riding and interact with beautiful horses in a day trip for the entire family, and just 40 minutes outside Bangkok. They provide horse riding lessons and experiences with qualified kid friendly instructors, for riders of all abilities: from novices to very experienced in a clean and safe environment. You can book one off lessons or ongoing courses and they cater for all ages (1 year up!) and have equestrian equipment, gloves, helmets and boots etc., for both rent and sale. The Hay has over 30 (well cared for) healthy horses including some small Shetland ponies in a petting area. There is a lovely onsite restaurant and off street parking.

24. Attic art studios

Attic Studios 4

45, 4 Sukhumvit Soi 31, Klongtan Nua, Bangkok 10110

Closed on Monday. Open 9.30am to 3pm daily and 1pm Sunday.

+66 91 558 8773

As they self describe, Attic Studios “has a long, colourful history, right in the bustling heart of Bangkok. They provide friendly and supportive art instruction for kids, teens & adults.” Located in the heart of Sukhumvit, Attic is easy to get to and there are plenty of options for parents around the area, while the kids are in class. The environment is warm and creative as well as educational and fun and they often have kid themed art or pottery workshops or activities. All the instructors are former artists themselves and encourage the kids to be creative and express themselves as individuals. Booking is essential.

25. Children’s discovery museum

Queen Sirikit Park, 810 Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Lat Yao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900

Closed on Monday. Open daily 10am to 4pm

+66 2 272 4500

The children’s discovery museum has been fully renovated to suit modern learning concepts and focus on learning for young creative minds. The museum consists of 4 buildings featuring interactive indoor and outdoor exhibits for kids. They have a variety of hands-on activities for the kids from arts and crafts, to building science based projects and many interesting exhibits. They also have an outside water and splash park for the kids to be active and a dinosaur area that allows kids to dig and find missing dinosaur bones. All the activities are highly engaging and aimed to stimulate kids creativity. Entrance is FREE.


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