Planning a family trip to Bangkok? That’s great! Bangkok has many interesting things and places to see, ranging from street food, shopping malls, floating markets, temples to other tourist attractions. It also offers many entertaining activities for you and your family to explore.
We have chosen 3 family-friendly attractions in Bangkok which will never disappoint you. They are Sea Life Bangkok, Safari World, and Siam Amazing Park. Let’s find out more about them!
Sea Life Bangkok
Located at Siam Paragon, Sea Life Bangkok is where you and your family can conveniently discover an amazing underwater world and participate in plenty of fun activities.
The main attraction of Sea Life Bangkok is the Aquarium Zone which comprises 2 floors. Each floor showcases a wide range of marine life.
For example, on the B1 floor, you will begin your exploration with Rocky Hideout, which is home to the Giant Spider Crab and the Giant Pacific Octopus. Look hard as they like to camouflage themselves with the surroundings!
Giant Spider Crab (Cr. onesiam.com)
You can find seahorses, coral reefs, and many other aquatic animals here too. Don’t forget to check out the Shark Walk to learn more about different types of sharks and test your courage together with your family!
Next, let’s visit the B2 level. Here, you can get a close look at exotic creatures such as penguins, sea stars, sharks, as well as the one and only Largetooth sawfish in Thailand. You should also check out the Ocean Tunnel, a wonderful underwater tunnel that is the highlight of Sea Life Bangkok.
Largetooth sawfish (Cr. tripadvisor.com)
Remember to check the showtimes to not miss the lovely feeding shows and talks.
There are many exciting activities offered by Sea Life Bangkok to enhance your experience.
One of them is Shark Dive, which is highly recommended for adrenaline junkies. With experienced trainers, you will delve deep into the underwater world, where you will get to interact with real sharks and other marine species!
Shark dive (Cr. adagebiopower.com)
Another family-friendly activity is Glass Bottom Boat, an exciting boat ride to get up close with sharks, stingrays, and other friendly creatures.
Ticket Fees: Starting from 700 THB
Opening Hours: Daily, 11 AM – 8 PM
Location: B1 & B2 Floor, Siam Paragon Building, 991 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan
A trip to Safari World is another popular activity among families and groups of friends. Like a paradise for animal lovers, it consists of 2 main areas: Safari Park and Marine Park.
Given its large space, Safari Park is an open zoo where animals can roam freely. Here, you are allowed to drive your car through a spectacular 8-km journey and get up close with animals.
Alternatively, you can choose to take the park bus which will take you around the park. The bus ride is 60 baht per person and usually takes around 30 minutes.
Park bus (Cr. th.blog.kkday.com)
You will first encounter herbivores like zebras, camels, antelopes, giraffes, and birds such as ostriches and cranes.
As you continue driving, you will then reach the next zone that houses carnivores, including tigers, lions, and bears. Although they are carefully supervised by staff, for your own safety, please follow the instructions – closing car doors and not stepping out of the car.
At around 10 AM, you can also witness a remarkable Tiger & Lion Feeding Show.
Tiger Feeding Show (Cr. eatthump.com)
You can spend time at Safari Park as long as you want. However, you should spare some time to visit Marine Park.
More like a traditional zoo, Marine Park is home to an extensive variety of animals, birds, and marine life. There are multiple animal performances for you and your children to enjoy too.
Some of the available shows that gain great interest include Cowboy Stunt, Elephant Show and Dolphin Show. You can check their daily showtimes from the hand-outs or on their Facebook page.
Cowboy Stunt (Cr. mapio.net)
Dolphin Show (Cr. makemytrip.com)
Other few activities that you should not miss here are feeding the giraffes at Giraffe Terrace, taking a chic photo with orangutans, and visiting the Mini World, a huge cage housing friendly colorful parrots.
Mini World (Cr. eatthump.com)
For both parks – 720 THB (adults) & 620 THB (children)
For Safari Park only – 450 THB (adults) & 350 THB (children)
For Marine Park only – 580 THB (adults) & 480 THB (children)
*Children refers to those with height between 100 – 140 cm.
Free admission for children with height less than 100 cm.
Opening Hours (New Normal):
Mon – Fri, 9 AM – 4:30 PM
Sat – Sun & Public Holidays, 9 AM – 5 PM
Sat – Sun & Public Holidays, 9 AM – 5:30 PM
Location: 99 Panya Indra Rd, Sam Wa Tawan Tok, Khlong Sam Wa
Siam Amazing Park
Formerly known as Suansiam or Siam Park City, Siam Amazing Park is a perfect spot for joyful family activity. Did you know that it is the oldest amusement and water park in Southeast Asia?
With more than 30 world-class exciting rides, Siam Amazing Park has 5 main zones: Water World, Xtreme World, Adventure World, Family World, and Small World.
This largest water park in Asia is one of the most popular zones for visitors. It is where you can spend quality family time at the world’s largest wave pool and many aquatic rides. Top-rated attractions here include Si-Am Lagoon, Ranger, and Speed Slide.
Wave pool (Cr. befreetour.com)
Speed Slide (Cr. sg.hotels.com)
Looking for thrilling ride experiences? You will fall in love with this zone! Don’t miss the two adventurous roller coasters, Vortex and Boomerang! Giant Drop is also highly recommended for those who aren’t scared of height, as this tower ride will drop from 75 meters high!
Boomerang (Cr. sg.hotels.com)
It comprises fun rides with different themes which are suitable for all ages. If you are a dinosaur lover, Jurassic Adventure is what you need to visit. Also, for those loving space and battleships, do check out Astro Liner and Astrofighter.
Jurassic Adventure (Cr. siamamazingpark.com)
This zone is specially curated for visitors with family as all the rides have no restriction on height. So, you can enjoy your time to the fullest with your family members. Highlights here are Dinotopia, a museum showcasing moving dinosaurs and their skeletons, and Grand Canyon Express.
Grand Canyon Express (Cr. siamamazingpark.com)
The final zone contains colorful and child-friendly rides for young children. Head over to famous attractions like Swan, Mini Carousel, and Play Port!
Swan (Cr. siamamazingpark.com)
Adult Adventure Pass – 900 THB
Kid Adventure Pass (height between 101 -130 cm.) – 150 THB
(height less than 101 cm.) – free
Free admission for elderly (above 60 years) & people with disability
Opening Hours: Daily, 10 AM – 6 PM
Location: 203 Suan Siam Rd, Khan Na Yao
Now you know where to visit on your next family trip to Bangkok. So, let’s get ready and spend a meaningful time with your loved ones at these places!