When we talk about the world’s best beach destinations, Phuket always is the first in our mind. However, most people also think about a couple and romantic honeymoon here, not about the family. You will be wrong after exploring below things to do with your kids and families in Phuket.
Phuket has many exciting activities and attractions for everyone to keep your active minds and bodies entertained so that you can relax in peace and enjoy the island’s famously beautiful beaches. There are plenty of things to do with kids of all ages from infants and toddlers up to young teenagers, with a great deal of variety helping to ensure that there is something suitable for all hobbies.
1. Phuket dolphin show
It is not too much to say this is the show that you should not miss when traveling to Phuket with your family or friends. Catch a 45 minutes dolphin show showcasing the tricks of these talented and intelligent animals at Nemo Dolphins Bay Phuket. Delight in the quirky tricks and games the majestic creatures and their trainers have prepared for you. You can even choose to add to your experience by taking photos with them! There are three show timings at 11:00 am, 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm, great for your flexible schedule.
2. Phuket Bird Park
If your family has infants and young teenagers and you don’t know where can bring them to explore nature without boring. Well then, Phuket Bird Park is a great choice for you. This is the largest bird park in Thailand housing more than 100 bird species from Asia, Africa, and South America!
A good chance for the kids to get up close and personal with various rare and adorable birds through bird feeding and photo ops. On top of this, enjoy an impressive bird show where different species exhibit their skills and knack for entertainment. Watch them spell words and solve math equations in an incredible display of intelligence and agility
3. Splash Jungle Waterpark
If you worry that water sports are dangerous with kids and you cannot control them. The Splash Jungle Waterpark is the best choice for your family. Splash Jungle features 6 different geographical themes to discover, taking you from the ancient Incas to mysterious Asia, to the splendor of Northern Europe to the plains of Africa. With lifeguards at every attraction, you can relax when knowing that whole your family’s safety.
4. Surf House Phuket at Patong Beach
Surf’s Up! You want to surf and try it with your kids. Why not join in 1 or 3-hour surf on the Double FlowRider, a wave simulator suitable for all ages and surf levels. Surf House Phuket located right by Patong Beach, enjoy the beach and the cafe’s Californian surf house theme. The beginners will be guided with a rope by professional and experienced staff. Therefore, don’t worry much about it, just try and have fun.
5. Zorbing Experience at Rollerball
Are you ready to get the new challenge from Zorbing Experience at Rollerball in Phuket? This is the world’s longest zorbing adventure and great game for the whole family. Get into a giant inflatable (semi) transparent ball filled with a bit of water and roll down a 190-meter long grassy hill. It’s a little silly but fun for everyone.
6. Phuket Trick Eye Museum or A-Maze-in-Phuket & Baan Teelanka
After spending much time on outdoor activities, you may need a little bit of space for some indoor attraction. So, Phuket Trick Eye Museum or A-Maze-in-Phuket & Baan Teelanka is the best choice for this. While Phuket Trick Eye Museum lets you step into oversized 3D interactive paintings and become part of several optical illusions. A-Maze-in-Phuket & Baan Teelanka is Thailand’s first and only upside-down house.
Leave all logic behind as you enter the house from its roof, passing through the attic to reach the second floor. You can visit all the rooms like in a standard house; the only difference is that you do so while walking on the ceiling!
7. Phuket Fantasea
You should spend a night at the spectacular FantaSea entertainment complex and enjoy an award-winning show with your loved ones. This is a cultural experience that is truly mesmerizing that none of you will ever forget after going to Phuket Fantasea. Phuket FantaSea not only showcases the charm and beauty of Thailand but also enriches ancient Thai traditions with the wonder of cutting edge technology and special effects. The kids will be interested in wandering the carnival-themed shopping street and play games at the undersea arcade.
8. James Bond & Khai Islands Day Tour by Speedboat
It is imperfect when you are traveling to Phuket but haven’t enjoyed the beauty of the beaches here. You are worried that the kids cannot join-in, don’t bother about that. James Bond & Khai Islands Day Tour by Speedboat is suitable for everyone, even the Infant from 1-3 age or child from 4-11 also can join together. Grab a chance to see the great mangrove forest and marvel at the ancient paintings along Puddle Rock.
Heading over to one of the world’s most famous pair of islands, Khao Phing-kan and Khao Tapu, known as the James Bond Islands as it was featured in the 1974 James Bond film, The Man with the Golden Gun.
9. Zipline Adventure at Hanuman World in Phuket with Skywalk
If your kids are brave and like to challenge with high-speed twisted through the trees. Well then, let soar through the air at Phuket’s eco-adventure zipline park, fly through the jungle on the longest and fastest ziplines in Thailand. Depending on the package you have chosen, the guides will take you high above the jungle floor to experience a thrilling variety of ziplines, abseils, sky bridges, and spiral staircases.
Catch amazing views of Phuket, the Andaman Sea, and even the distant Phi Phi islands from high up above! It’s really a fun and safe adventure for the whole family!
10. Special Buffet Dinner at Bubbles Restaurant by Grand Mercure Phuket Patong
What is a better way to end the day after exciting entertainment with a delightful dinner at Bubbles Restaurant by Grand Mercure Phuket Patong? This Special Buffet Dinner will treat your family like a royal with a buffet of Thai, Chinese, Japanese, and more Asian staples at Bubbles Restaurant. Savor a gourmet selection of local and imported seafood with the “Grand Seafood Barbeque,” featuring a seafood-on-ice station displaying scampi, rock lobsters, French oysters, and Japanese sashimi, while snappers and blue crabs are being prepared for the barbecue.
Phuket is one of the best places in Thailand for families’ joy where you can let the kids enjoy water sport with safe and relax by yourself too. Planning your trip with some things you could do with kids and then go of chasing the sun with Koh Phi Phi, Similan Island, and Kata beach. Hurry up! Phuket is waiting for your family!