Bangkok is more than just the vibrant nightlife, delicious local food and ornate shrines. If you’re up for some action, the Thai capital is also home to a number of outdoor activities that can keep your adrenaline going.
From diving with the sharks to flowboarding, we’ve prepared a list of action-packed activities adventure lovers will enjoy in and around the city.
Flow House Bangkok
If you’re interested in trying flowboarding then you should definitely check out Flow House Bangkok.
Inspired by the California beach culture, Flow House Bangkok is an exciting entertainment venue that can transform any indoor or outdoor location into an exciting place full of good food, music and flowboarding.
Flowboarding is a hybrid sport that incorporates the elements of surfing, skateboarding, skimboarding and snowboarding. It is run by artificial waves called FlowRider and it’s an action sport enjoyed by amateurs and professionals worldwide.
With Flow House Bangkok, you don’t need to book a flight to Phuket to try out some waves. Enjoy the thrills of the waves and surf to your heart’s desire right in the capital city!
Opening Hours: Weekdays 2:00PM – 10:00PM | Weekends 11:00AM – 10:00PM
If you’re a fitness junkie that needs to exercise even on vacation, you don’t need to worry because indoor climbing is an exciting way to spice up your fitness routine as it helps work on your endurance, build your strength and improve your balance. And thanks to Urban Playground, you can do just that without leaving Bangkok!
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Urban Playground is a high-quality indoor climbing facility that was built to make the sport more accessible in the city.
It’s a rock climber’s playground that covers 7,000 square feet of high-quality climbing space including a bouldering wall, bouldering cave as well as a 12-meter top-rope climbing and lead climbing.
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Before starting a session, everyone needs to sign a waiver. For beginner climbers, they recommend taking the 1-hour introduction to climbing class. This covers everything you need to know about climbing, including safety precautions, equipment and climbing techniques.
They offer the introduction to climbing class between 2:00PM – 7:00PM on weekdays and 11:00AM – 7:00PM on weekends.
Non-member pass: 475 THB (Weekday), 575 THB (Weekend)
Non-member pass (Youth/Senior): 375 THB (Weekday), 475 THB (Weekend)
1-4 Years Old : 200 THB (Weekday), 250 THB (Weekend)
Opening Hours: Weekdays 1:00PM – 10:00PM | Weekends 10:00AM – 10:00PM
Club 11 Bike Club
Built by the Thai Army, Club 11 Bike Club situated in the Northern Bang Khen district offers bikers a slice of biking fun in the mountain.
It’s a 3-km cross-country trail that offers an exciting course with different obstacles including logs, jumps, steep ascends and other challenges to keep you engaged throughout the course.
You can get here by riding a bike or driving – either way, expect some fun in the wilderness which is made more interesting with the sounds of gunfire and marching soldiers inside the track.
After your session, you can stop by at the club building to freshen up and have some snacks at the canteen before going to your next destination.
Opening Hours: 9:00AM – 6:00PM Daily
If biking, flowboarding and rock climbing are not up in your alley, how about archery?
With the sport’s long history in the country, it’s not really something new for the locals. But thanks to famous movies and TV series, it’s been brewing interest to get people to try testing their skills at shooting arrows using a bow.
Archery Thai is a private archery range in Bangkok located just 15 minutes from the MRT Thailand Cultural Center. It has 14 targets all in a 30-meter range, just perfect for archers of all ages.
Different bow types can be found in Archery Thai and the only way to know which one is best for you is to try using all! They offer the Archery Discovery Course for newbies which includes a 30-minute introduction to the sport and explanation of rules and safety precautions.
Opening Hours: 12:00PM – 9:00PM Weekdays | 10:00AM – 9:00PM Weekends
Sea Life Bangkok
Our last featured activity is probably the most extreme in our list!
Formerly known as Siam Ocean World, Sea Life Bangkok located beneath Siam Paragon is a 10,000 square meter aquarium that houses thousands of marine creatures from hundreds of species worldwide.
Here, you can get up close and personal with beautiful marine creatures when you delve deep in the underwater world and come face-to-face with leopard sharks, sand tiger sharks, round ribbontail rays and many other exotic species.
Although experienced trainers will be with you, guests need to have a reasonable degree of swimming ability to participate in this activity. It is also advisable not to drink alcohol the night before your dive and avoid flying in an aircraft within 12 hours after your dive.
Without Diving Experience: 6,900 Baht
Diving License Holders: 6,400 Baht
Regular Diver: 5,800 Baht
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Last entry at 8:00 p.m.)
Choose one or try all these activities that are sure to hype up your adrenaline and make the most out of your trip to Bangkok!