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21 Family-Friendly Things To Do In Bangkok – Rooftop Waterpark, Open-Concept Safari & Island Biking

Family-friendly things to do in Bangkok


You say Bangkok, I hear mookata, shopping, and massage. The land of smiles is well-loved among us grown-ups for all of the above, but that’s not to say the little ones need to be left back home with a nanny. Now that travel’s back, pack your suitcases, grab your mini-me and spice up vacation season with these 21 family-friendly activities in Bangkok.


1. Play with adorable doggos in a corgi cafe



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Yes, you read that right. Corgi in the Garden is a dog cafe filled with 13 of the floofiest corgis, and kiddos are more than welcome to chill and play with them. Visitors can pet these furbabies, play fetch, and purchase a bag of dog food (฿100, ~S$3.84) to feed them – this is also the best way to get their attention.

Cafe admission starts from ฿250/pax (~S$9.60), which entitles you to a free drink. You can also upgrade and get a free corgi-themed tumbler for ฿550/pax (~S$21.11). Each session lasts for an hour, so you’ll have plenty of time to hang with the pups and snap a thousand photos for the mems

Admission: From ฿250/pax (~S$9.60)

Address: 338/1 Kallapaphruek Road Bang Wa, Phasicharoen Bangkok 10160, Thailand
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11am-6pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: +66 62 865 6156 | Corgi in the Garden Facebook


2. Hop on a ferris wheel at Asiatique The Riverfront



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Asiatique The Riverfront is reminiscent of a mini carnival. Kids can go on the giant ferris wheel that overlooks the scenic Chao Phraya River, or ride the 2-storey Venetian-inspired horse carousel. Round off your time by browsing the open-air market here, where you can score a tonne of affordable children’s clothes and delectable street food. 

Admission:
Ferris wheel: From ฿250/pax (~S$9.60)
Carousel: ฿100/pax (~S$3.84)

Address: 2194 Charoen Krung Road, Wat Phraya Krai, Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Opening hours: 11am-12am, Daily
Contact: +66 92 246 0812 | Asiatique The Waterfront website


3. Snap family photos in “Japan” at Harajuku Thailand


Tokyo? Kyoto? Nope. This is in fact, Harajuku Thailand located a 1-hour drive away from the Bangkok city centre. The Japanese-style architecture here is so legit, it’ll convince your senses that you’re miles away in sushi-land. 

I know, why go to a “fake” Japan when you’re in Thailand? For one, you can dress your whole family up in yukatas at ฿350/person (~S$13.42), for the whole day. Not just a facade, the town also houses actual stores selling Japanese ice cream, snacks, and drinks. Best of all, you can nominate someone from the fam to try out a human claw machine for just ฿200 (~S$7.67).

Prizes include keychains, hair accessories, and instant noodles.

Price: Free
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 10.30am-9pm | Fri-Sun 10am-10pm
Address: 47/2 Moo.13, Krathum Rai, Nhongjok, Bangkok 10530, Thailand
Contact: +66 9 0920 9885


4. Dine at a treehouse cafe just outside the city



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Bangkok has an assortment of eateries, night markets, and cafes but if you’re looking for something a little different, take a little drive out to Baan 1,000 Mai Café & Farm, just outside the city. 


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Get loads of pics of your kid at this treehouse-themed cafe, chock full of whimsical decor. From a hanging swing to colourful hut-shaped dining areas, the well-thought-out decor will make the 1 hour drive out from the city very much worthwhile. 


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Enjoy countryside vibes here while dining on local fare, with fried rice and cakes priced from under ฿100 (~S$3.84).

Address: 48 Soi Bo Garb Municipal, Moo 6, Bang Toei, Sam Khok District, Pathum Thani 12160, Thailand
Opening hours: Sat-Sun 10am-5pm (Closed from Mondays to Fridays)
Contact: +66 91 998 2466 | Baan 1,000 Mai Café & Farm Facebook

Getting there: Drive 1 hour North from Bangkok City Centre.


5. Splash at the world’s first Pororo-themed rooftop waterpark



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While some rooftops have panoramic lookout decks and others have gardens, department store CentralPlaza Bangna has a whopping water park. Pororo AquaPark Bangkok is the first rooftop water park in the world, featuring 9 pools and 4 water slides.


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@attasouy via Instagram

Themed after the iconic South Korean penguin character, the 10,000sqm park has 2 slides you can’t miss: Pororo’s Funnel Water Park and Tong Tong’s Magic Slide. What can we say? The kids will surely love you for this day out in the sun. After all, we all need some Vitamin D after all that indoor shopping.

ADDRESS
ศูนย์การค้าเซ็นทรัลพลาซา บางนา ชั้น 6 585 ซอย บางนา-ตราด 42 Bang Na Nuea, Khet Bang Na, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10260, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 11:00-19:00 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM-07:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM-07:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM-07:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM-07:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM-07:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
GOOGLE REVIEWS
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RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$10.19

6. Get your hands dirty at a rustic farm & adventure park



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Get Growing Community Farm is the kind of attraction you’d never find in Singapore – though we mean that in the best way possible. It’s messy, dirty, and perfect for the outdoor-loving kid. The kiddy haven features a wild and rustic style playground with mud slides, an outdoor jungle gym, and even a zipline.


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@getgrowing.communityfarm via Instagram

It’s coined farm, so of course, expect to meet friendly animals too. Feed goats from ฿50 (~S$1.91) and collect chicken eggs to take home (฿60, ~S$2.30) for a farm-to-table breakfast experience. 


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@getgrowing.communityfarm via Instagram

And, as with most Bangkok attractions, there’s always a little nook for the parents to rest their legs. In this case, unwind at a cafe in a glasshouse while the kids embark on their adventures. 

Get Growing Community Farm
ADDRESS
22 Tambon Bang Kachao, Amphoe Phra Pradaeng, Chang Wat Samut Prakan 10130, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 09:00-17:30 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 09:00 AM-05:30 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM-05:30 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM-05:30 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM-05:30 PM
Friday 09:00 AM-05:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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4.7
(129)
CONTACT INFORMATION

7. Bounce 3 storeys in the air at a free suspended playground



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If there’s anything better than an indoor playground, it’s a free indoor playground. That’s not to say it’s any less exciting than all the other BKK play areas out there. Quite the opposite – Skynet Playground at Lasalle’s Avenue is a suspended playground hanging 3 storeys in the air above a mall. 


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@montessoriwithus.th via Instagram

Your little “Spiderman” need not hold back here, with climbing swings, rings, and even rope ladders that connect one level of the climbing nets to the next.


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@risatoi_bkk via Instagram

While not air-conditioned, this playground is sheltered so no stormy clouds can rain on your parade. Reviews say that the play area is sanitised regularly – all you really have to worry about is ensuring that your kids come donned in socks, which are mandatory for hygiene purposes.

Price: Free
Address: 549 Lasalle-Bearing Road, Bangkok 10260, Thailand
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 3pm-6.45pm | Sat-Sun 11am-6.45pm
Contact: +66 061 402 6992 | Laselle Avenue Facebook


8. Take your little one out into the jungle on an ATV



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Natta Ongmorakot  via Instagram

Kiddos can graduate from the kids’ cars and Tomiya toys at Bangkok ATV Adventures. Without having to leave the city, enjoy an off-road 4-wheeler adventure through the jungle with your little one.


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@Pichakorn Wongwishyakorn via Instagram

What’s special about their ATV rides here is children under 5 can ride pillion for free. Rumble through mud pools and duck under low-hanging trees during a ~30-minute long Mad Max-style adventure. 

BANGKOK ATV ADVENTURES @SUKSAWAT RAMA2
ADDRESS
Soi Phu Yai Samruai, Khwaeng Bang Pakok, Khet Rat Burana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10140, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 08:00-18:00 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
Tuesday 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
Wednesday 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
Thursday 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
Friday 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
Saturday 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
Sunday 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
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(61)
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9. Cool down with a dip at Safari Garden Playground & Cafe



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No worries if your AirBnb doesn’t come with a pool – Safari Garden Playground & Cafe provides. The outdoor nature-themed play area for kids is perfect for a hot Bangkok afternoon. Escape the sweltering heat with a dip into their odd-shaped pool that comes with slides and a mini-waterfall feature.


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@noon_bua via Instagram

Before hopping right in, explore the wooden playground with rope bridge, slides, and tunnels. There’s even a kid-size railway train for the little ones to play pretend. 


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@pia_yapiii via Instagram

Safari Garden Playground & Café
ADDRESS
430 On Nut Rd, Khwaeng Suan Luang, เขตสวนหลวง, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10250, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 10:00-22:00 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 10:00 AM-10:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM-10:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM-10:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM-10:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM-10:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-10:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM-10:00 PM
GOOGLE REVIEWS
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(216)
CONTACT INFORMATION

10. Spend an educational day out at Bangkok’s “Science Centre”



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Having all been a child once, we know one thing: studying? Boring. 

But, kids can definitely be tricked into saying yes to a fun educational experience. Enter the Children’s Discovery Museum, the Science Centre of Bangkok. Opened in 2001, it’s said to be Thailand’s first museum and learning centre. Today, it’s a hit among locals and expats, with more than 2,000 reviews on Google.


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You can easily fit it into your travel itinerary as it’s located right next to the iconic Chatuchak Weekend Market. Within the attraction’s 4 buildings, find dinosaur exhibits, water playgrounds, and an outdoor jungle gym bound to keep the kids entertained all day. Best of all, entry is free.

Museum
ADDRESS
G224+W7M, Na Mueang, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani 84310, Thailand
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11. Feed ducks, fish & goats from ฿30 at an urban farm



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While the liveliness of Bangkok is very much appreciated, most of us city folk won’t mind a change in scenery every once in a while. Other than taking a day trip out of town, you can also escape the bustle at Sansiri Backyard, located in the heart of Bangkok. 


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@peatto_atama via Instagram

At this free-entry urban farm, harvest vegetables (฿99, ~S$3.79) and feed animals like chicken, ducks, and fish (from ฿30, ~S$1.15). Attractions spread out over a wide open space, with animal dens, a fish pond, and photo ops like a flower tunnel interspersed. Fill your tummies up at an in-house restaurant after all that exploring.


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@kom_2y via Instagram

Sansiri Backyard T77 Community
ADDRESS
91 ซ.ริมคลองพระโขนง Khwaeng Phra Khanong Nuea, Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 08:00-20:00 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 08:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tuesday 08:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wednesday 08:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thursday 08:00 AM-08:00 PM
Friday 08:00 AM-08:00 PM
Saturday 08:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sunday 08:00 AM-08:00 PM
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.6
(552)

12. Scream your lungs out with 40 thrill rides at Dream World



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No trip with kids is complete without a visit to a theme park. Dubbed the Disneyland of Bangkok, Dream World has 7 main zones you can explore, filled with 40 thrilling rides. Don’t miss the Space Mountain-like Black Hole Coaster as well as Hurricane, a popular topsy-turvy ride you can’t find in Singapore. 


Hurricane ride.
Image credit: Dream World

To take a break between rides, explore the picturesque theme park filled with photo ops like a mini Hobbiton, catch a parade, or explore a snow-themed town. It’s no wonder locals also consider this the best theme park in Thailand. 


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@sormaly_tann via Instagram

P.S. Head to the Dream World website to see which rides are closed for maintenance for the day. The website is also available in English.


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@junneesweet via Instagram

ADDRESS
62 หมู่ที่ 1 ถนน รังสิต - องครักษ์ Tambon Bang Yitho, Amphoe Thanyaburi, Chang Wat Pathum Thani 12130, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 09:45-17:00 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 09:30 AM-06:00 PM
Tuesday 09:45 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday 09:45 AM-05:00 PM
Thursday 09:45 AM-05:00 PM
Friday 09:45 AM-05:00 PM
Saturday 09:45 AM-05:00 PM
Sunday 09:30 AM-06:00 PM
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.4
(13948)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$35.89

13. Burn off your mookata calories at Peppermint Bike Park



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@siangpure_experience via Instagram

With delicious mookata, mango sticky rice, and Thai tom yum filling our bellies, it’s only a matter of time before your baby has his/her very own food baby. No, we’re not telling you guys to hit up the hotel gym – you can burn off excess calories in a fun way at Peppermint Bike Park, located a 1.5-hour drive from Bangkok city centre. 


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Kids can rent a mini bike to whizz around the park, with smooth asphalt roads for beginners and tricky obstacles like wooden beams for gung ho warriors. Parents can also rent regular-sized bikes to follow along. 

Siangpure Bike Park (เซียงเพียว ไบค์พาร์ค)
ADMISSION FEE
฿200/2hours
ADDRESS
Khlong Chan, Bang Kapi District, Bangkok 10240, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 12:00-20:00 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 12:00 PM-08:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM-08:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM-08:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 PM-08:00 PM
Friday 12:00 PM-08:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 PM-08:00 PM
Sunday Closed
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.5
(15)
CONTACT INFORMATION

14. Send your tot down a kid-friendly zipline at a “floating” village



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Resembling a floating village from certain angles, Bangyai English Village has all kinds of wacky amenities for the little ones including a rope zipline over the water. 


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@airr_patrarin via Instagram

In short, it’s a learning centre-meets-theme park with something for every type of kid. Marvel-themed playground? Check. Kayaking rides? Check. Sand play? Also, check. The real question is, what can you not find here? And we’d have to say, not much. The staff speak English as well. 


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Ceemeagain 

Bangyai English Village
ADMISSION FEE
From ฿1,799 for 2 hours
ADDRESS
Soi Ruamrit, Tambon Ban Mai, Amphoe Bang Yai, Chang Wat Nonthaburi 11140, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 08:00-17:00 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Tuesday 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Thursday 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Friday 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.7
(50)
CONTACT INFORMATION

15. Enter an underwater tunnel at the largest aquarium in SEA



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No worries if the little ones are too young to snorkel at Thailand’s pristine beaches. Explore the underwater world at Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World instead. Rain or shine, the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia takes visitors through a 10,000sqm space filled with sea creatures from all over the world.


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@millthxx via Instagram

Stroll over a transparent-top shark tank and enter an ocean tunnel filled with eagle rays and schools of fish. Kids can also pet sea anemones, starfish, and crabs with the guidance of a staff member at an interactive rockpool, or catch a mermaid show on weekends and holidays. 


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@coachpoupee via Instagram

ADDRESS
ชั้น บี1-บี2 สยามพารากอน 991 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 10:00-20:00 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.5
(16632)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$37.05

16. Get close to animals at Safari World’s open-concept zoo


Zoos + kids are a combination you know works wonders. For the little ones that can’t get enough of adorable animals, Safari World Bangkok is sure to enthrall with not just one but 2 large parks. 

The Safari Park is Bangkok’s first open-concept zoo where animals roam around freely. Hop on a 45-minute long safari adventure on a coach or private car to get up close to animals like rhinos, zebras, and even lions. For a close-up encounter, head up the elevated giraffe terrace, where you can feed and pet giraffes at eye level with a top-up.

Dolphins and seals also await you at the Marine Park, with 7 performance and feeding shows to complete the day. 

ADDRESS
99 Panya Indra Rd, Khwaeng Sam Wa Tawan Tok, Khet Khlong Sam Wa, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10510, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 09:00-16:30 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Friday 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Sunday Closed
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.5
(36757)
RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$28.35

17. Spend a day at a new 2-storey pastel kids’ playground



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With 2 storeys of slides, climbing nets, dress-up costume racks, and even a pseudo supermarket, Little Sheep Kids Cafe has plenty to keep the youngins occupied all day long. 


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@aym_bkk via Instagram

Admission to this indoor playground on steroids is priced from ฿480/child (~S$18.40). It’s a pretty cute place to get pastel-themed photos of your kids. As a cherry on top, everything should still be in peak condition, since the attraction opened in January 2022.


Cafe seats are just behind the 2-storey slide.
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When your battery runs out, retire to the spacious in-house cafe while the kids go about making friends within eyesight.

Little Sheep Kids Cafe
ADDRESS
401/2 Khwaeng Nong Khang Phlu, Khet Nong Khaem, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10160, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 13:30-20:00 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thursday 01:30 PM-08:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.9
(707)
CONTACT INFORMATION

18. Visit a mall with pop-up craft workshops & free playground


The Land of Smiles is also rife with creativity. You can tell from the quirky “same same but different” tees. Let your little ones’ creative juices flow as well at Bambini Villa, a kid-friendly mall known for its family-friendly workshops. 


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@bambinivillabkk via Instagram

The classes are affordably priced, with workshops largely in the ฿200 ($7.67) range. Past pop-up booths include Foam Slime ฿150 ($5.75) and Tissue Box Monster ฿200 ($7.67). You can stay tuned to their Instagram page for the latest updates on activities available. 


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@bambinivillabkk via Instagram

Even if none of the ongoing events suit your mini-me, there’s still a free wooden playground with bridges, slides, and seesaws. Since it’s sheltered, you can also rest assured that this is free from grime and mud.

Bambini Villa
ADDRESS
18 Soi Attha Kawi 1, Khwaeng Khlong Tan, Khet Khlong Toei, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 09:00-22:00 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.3
(232)
CONTACT INFORMATION

19. Pick up skating from S$3.80 at Roller Dome at Emporium



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Not to be confused with the now-closed Roller Dome Thailand, Roller Dome at Emporium is a sheltered skate rink in Bangkok’s city centre. If you’re staying at hotels like Hyatt Place Bangkok, Holiday Inn Bangkok, and Hilton along Sukhumvit Road, this attraction is just right around the corner.


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@rollerdome_emporium via Instagram

Kids can learn the 101s of skating here with the flat surface, and training handlebars lining part of the rink. Meanwhile, roller heads can also visit their retail store with cute 4-wheeler skates and skateboards on sale. Roller Emporium also has kid-friendly classes.


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@rollerdome_emporium via Instagram

Roller Dome at Emporium
ADDRESS
662 Sukhumvit Road, Khwaeng Khlong Tan, Khet Khlong Toei, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Opening Hours: Thursday 10:30-21:00 Show More Timings Hide
Monday 10:30 AM-09:00 PM
Tuesday 10:30 AM-09:00 PM
Wednesday 10:30 AM-09:00 PM
Thursday 10:30 AM-09:00 PM
Friday 10:30 AM-09:00 PM
Saturday 10:30 AM-09:00 PM
Sunday 10:30 AM-09:00 PM
GOOGLE REVIEWS
4.4
(87)
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20. Hunt for landmarks from around the world at Terminal 21 Asok


Golden Gate Bridge decor.
Image credit: Chatrium

We’ve all heard of Platinum, Paragon, and MBK, but if you haven’t experienced Terminal 21 Asok, now’s about time. Opened in 2011, the mega-mall is filled with 600 shops and more than 50 restaurants. Still, what takes the cake is its decor. 


Image adapted from:
Hotels.com, TripAdvisor

Every floor is themed after a different city so you can essentially go “around the world” in less than a day:

  • Level LG: Caribbean
  • Level G: Rome
  • Level M: Paris
  • Level 1: Tokyo
  • Level 2: London
  • Level 3: Istanbul
  • Level 4 & 5: San Francisco
  • Level 6: Hollywood


Image credit:
Chatrium

Every nook and cranny is themed down to a tee. In “London”, for example, find motifs of the iconic red bus and phone booths. When nature calls, you’ll find yourself in a washroom that looks almost identical to the London Underground. 

Address: 88 Soi Sukhumvit 19, Khlong Toei Nuea, Thawi Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: +66 2 108 0888 | Terminal 21 website


21. Rent a bike to explore the artificial island of Bang Kachao



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@margoaroundtheworld via Instagram

Bangkok is a city so it only makes sense that it’s a concrete jungle (where dreams are made of). But much like how New York has Central Park, Bangkok has Bang Kachao. Now, while it may sound like a mysterious keropok, this is actually an artificial island at the Southern end of the city, along the Chao Phraya River.


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@supbangkachao via Instagram

It hums with water activities like stand-up paddling, but most tourists favour cycling around the island. For just about ฿100/day (~S$3.85) a day, rent a nifty 2-wheeler to explore the temples, villages, and restaurants on the island. Some have even proclaimed this to be better than the popular Lumphini Park – though we’ll leave it to you to decide if that’s true.

Getting there: From Wat Khlong Toey Nok temple, rent a motorboat to bring you across the river to get to Bang Kacao. This should cost around ฿10 (~S$0.40).

ADMISSION FEE
From S$ 35.75
ADDRESS
Bang Kachao, Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan, Thailand
Opening Hours: Show More Timings Hide
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RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$35.09

(Closed) Forest of Play



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Imagine having free reign over a Toys”R”Us store. That’s roughly what you can expect with a ticket to Forest of Play, an indoor and outdoor playground decked out in interactive toys.

While the kid’s playroom back home may have a handful of toy trains and building blocks, things are multiplied a hundredfold here with long choo-choo train tracks and walls of toys for the kids’ imagination to truly run free. 

Catch a breath of fresh air in their outdoor zone, where your tots can attempt to make the largest bubble possible with soapy solution, sticks, and ropes. 


Visit the many family-friendly activities in Bangkok, Thailand


If you’re looking for a place to bring your kiddos for vacation this year, Bangkok is a no-brainer. Keep crankiness at bay during your next trip with this myriad of family-friendly activities. With everything from human claw machines to animal feeding in an urban farm, there’s plenty to fill the perfect travel itinerary.

While you’re planning your next Bangkok trip:


Cover image adapted from: @sormaly_tann, @looktarn_tarn, @peatto_atama, & @junneesweet via Instagram, Natta Ongmorakot via Google Maps
A portion of this content may contain referral links to products. However, all opinions remain our own.
Article originally published on 17th November 2022 by Kezia Tan. Last updated by Joycelyn Yeow on 16th August 2023.

Kezia Tan

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