7 ways to spend time for families in Thailand


Wanting a family holiday with a difference?

Thailand has everything a typical family holiday would include and so much more! An abundance of golden beaches, bars and restaurants, beachside activities, lovely pools and tourist shopping galore!

Family entertainment in Phuket

Phuket Photo by mediacdn

What else can Thailand offer?

  • Tree-top forest adventures
  • White Water Rafting
  • Tropical Rainforests full of exquisite animals
  • Cheeky monkeys to meet and greet
  • Gigantic beautiful elephants to bathe and feed
  • Mouth-watering Thai cuisine
  • Cultural temples to feast your eyes on
  • Snorkelling and Scuba Diving in the outstanding coral reefs
  • Friendly locals to get to know
Flight of the Gibbon Zipline

Gibbon Sky bridge, Chiang Mai Photo by treetopasia

Top Family Destinations:

Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket, Bangkok, Koh Lanta, Hua Hin Koh Samui and Koh Tao.

Bangkok’s Top 10 Family Activities

  1. Kidzania – Innovative Model City where kids can try out jobs such as playing doctor, Chef, firefighters etc.
  2. Bounce Bangkok – Action packed trampoline park
  3. Ice Skating- Olympic sized ice skating rink
  4. Lazgam- Lazer Game
  5. Funarium – Indoor playground
  6. Children’s Discovery Museum
  7. Flight Simulator
  8. Snow Town – Indoor Themed Village
  9. Wakeboarding at Taco Lake
  10. Dinosaur Planet- Theme Park

Something for everyone!


Children will love the beaches in Thailand and parents can relax as the waters are mostly shallow so perfect for beginner swimmers. The waters are clear and have beautiful little fish close to the rocks which will keep the kids busy for hours.


  • Meet many a monkey
  • Feed the Elephants some tasty banana’s
  • Fish floating around the rocks and shallow waters

Outdoor Activities

  1. Trekking
  2. Zip lining
  3. Bamboo Rafting
  4. Sky Train
  5. Tree Top Walking
Landscape of Doi Inthanon National Park

Chiang Mai


With over 40,000 Temples in Thailand there are so many to choose from and so much to see! Wat’s can be an engaging and educational experience for children. Climbing to hilltop temples, passing mischievous monkeys on the way, marvelling at the gigantic glittering golden Buddha’s and caves.

The family can burn joss sticks, kneel in front of the Buddha’s and learn about the culture and the history of the Temples. Find out what the future holds with the fortune telling area’s where you shake a bamboo container until a numbered stick falls out and the number corresponds with a printed fortune!

child attractions in Hua Hin

Hua Hin Photo by DestinationTripThialand

Top 10 Activities for Families in Phuket

  1. Surf House Phuket
  2. Splash Jungle Water Park
  3. The Kids Club Phuket
  4. Mid-Air Circus Arts Academy
  5. Rawai Park
  6. Anthem Wake Park
  7. Patong Go-Kart Speedway
  8. KidzSole Flying Trapeze
  9. 50 Fly! Trampoline club Phuket
  10. Kidzoona and Molly Fantasy Jungceylon
Karon Resort, Phuket with

Karon Resort, Phuket Photo by DestinationThailandNews

So if you are looking for sun, sea, culture, activities and adventure Thailand is the answer!

Chiang Mai Elephants

Patara Elephant Farm