10 Things To Do In Phuket With Kids

10 Things To Do In Phuket With Kids
Rofiq
Rofiq
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Assuming traveling with kids in Phuket will result in you getting annoyed is absolutely untrue. There are plenty of reasons why the whole family should come and enjoy vacationing in the tropical island. Many tend to explore the artificial parks, from water to adrenaline themed, while the rest have fun with nature.

Here is a guide revealing 10 great things to do in Phuket with kids:

1. Enjoy fun surf at Surf House Phuket


Do your kids love an adrenaline day out? Take them to Surf House Phuket, a cool spot to ride the high-pressure waves operated by machines. Regardless of the weather conditions, your children will keep having fun while enjoying the surfing. They don’t need to be a professional surfer as the staff will guide them with a safety roof. The sensation of falling upwards is worth a try.

Surf House Phuket

Address: Kata Beach Road (4 Pakbang Road), Ban Kata, T. Karon, A. Muang, Phuket, 83100, Thailand

Price: from 800 THB (23 USD)

Opening Hours: 10 am - 12 pm

Website: Surf House Phuket

2. Visit Phuket Fantasea

Phuket FantaSea
Source: Photo by user Walter Lim used under CC BY 2.0

If you want to teach your kids about the local culture, Phuket Fantasea is the right place. It’s a cultural theme park offering numerous Thai culture shows, a mind-blowing duplicate of a Thai palace, ornate Thai buildings, and much more. Some facilities like a children’s playground and buffet restaurant serving delicious Thai cuisine are provided.

Phuket Fantasea

Address: 99 Moo 3 Kamala Kathu, Chang Wat, Phuket 83150, Thailand

Opening Hours: 5:30 am - 10:30 pm

Contact: +66 76385000

Website: Phuket Fantasea

3. Get drenched at Splash Jungle Water Park


Be ready to get a wet thrill in Splash Jungle Water Park. Situated at Mai Khao beach, this is where your children can experience all the excitement. The water park highlights 12 worth-trying water slides and rides. Riding Boomeraango, where you can enjoy the sensation of free falling, is a recommended thing. Other attractions include the Superbowl ride, Kids Aquarium, and Kids Slide Pool.

Splash Jungle Water Park

Address: 65 Soi Mai Khao 4, Tambon Mai Khao, Amphoe Thalang, Chang Wat Phuket 83110, Thailand

Price: from 458 THB (13.3 USD)

Opening Hours: 10 am - 6 pm

Website: Splash Jungle Water Park

4. Say hi to wild animals at Phuket Zoo

Turquoise Bird (green magpie)
Source: Photo by user Tatters ✾ used under CC BY-SA 2.0

There is nothing more fun for children than seeing some animals at Phuket Zoo. It provides animal attractions where the family can get closer to all wild creatures from around the world. Don’t miss out the chance to see their performances – somehow you will find them circusy and entertaining. Greet the exotic animals from the Asian elephants to the friendly tigers.

Phuket Zoo

Address: 23/2 Soi Pa Lai, Tambon Chalong, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand

Opening Hours: 8:30 am - 6 pm

Website: Phuket Zoo

5. Try a zip-line adventure with Flying Hanuman


Another exciting thrill to try is the Flying Hanuman. Here the children, as well as the adults, can fly with zip-lines from one tree to another eagerly. While enjoying your zip-line adventure, take a deep breath and feel the fresh air in the tropical jungle surroundings. As it’s a tour package, you will be picked up from where you’re staying and accompanied by a nice guide.

Flying Hanuman

Address: 89/16 Moo 6, Soi Namtok Kathu, Wichitsongkram Road, Kathu, Phuket 83120, Thailand

Price: from 2,000 THB (58 USD)

Contact: +66 76323264

Website: Flying Hanuman

6. Explore Rawai Park


Rawai Park Kids Club is an area that has a big number of fun activities for kids. Set in Rawai VIP Villas, the park highlights five spots to play. To play with water, just go to the shallow pool featuring fountains and slides. The playroom for toddlers, equipped with a carousel, toys, a climbing wall, and ball pits, is provided also.

Rawai Park

Address: 58/88 Moo 6, Soi Rouyphad, Rawai, (Rawai Beach), Muang, Phuket, 83130, Thailand

Price: from 200 THB (5.8 USD)

Opening Hours: 10 am - 7 pm

Contact: +66 0819565611

Website: Rawai Park

7. Take an art class


To in order to boost your kids’ creativity while traveling, you can have them join in an art class. This will include fun things to make their hands busy such as arranging flowers, painting a T-shirt or making Thai craft from clay. An amiable private art teacher will guide you how to make the most jaw-dropping piece of work.

EXO Travel

Address: Phuket, Thailand

Price: from 114 USD

Duration: 5 hours

8. Go To Phuket Aquarium


Taking a stroll along the Phuket Aquarium’s tunnel to get flabbergasted by the exotic marine life would be a great thing to do with kids. Exploring the huge aquarium is a positive way to introduce them to different shapes and colors through varied water animals from the spaceship-looking squid to the star-looking starfish.

Phuket Aquarium

Address: Wichit, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand

Price: from 100 THB (3 USD)

Website: Phuket Aquarium

9. Go to Phuket Trickeye Museum


To hone your kids’ imagination, stop by at Phuket Trickeye Museum. This is where they can enjoy an outstanding 3D painting exhibition and a hundred collections of paintings and sculpting, applying French techniques called “trompe-l’oeil”.

Trickeye Museum

Address: 130/1 Phang Nga Road, Soi Phang Nga 1, Talad Yai, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand

Opening Hours: 10 am - 7 pm

Website: Trickeye Museum

10. Build a sand castle at Kamala beach

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Source: Photo by user David Johnson used under CC BY-SA 2.0

Getting bored at the theme parks? It’s time to go beach hopping and build a sand castle at Kemala beach. The white sand paired with the clear blue water is definitely impressive. Besides, there is a wide array of dining options at the nearby restaurants for your lunch.

Kamala Beach

Address: Kammala, Kathu District, Phuket 83150, Thailand

Contact: +66 76279580

Have fun with your kids in Phuket

Phuket is not only famous as a party and honeymoon destination, but the paradise island is also the Mecca for child adventures. The diverse theme parks with funky themes to artistic museums are worth seeing. Book a flight and enjoy the pearl of South Thailand with the whole family.

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I am Rofiq from East Java, Indonesia. I am passionate about exploring new places, meeting new people, learning new languages and cultures. I always do solo traveling and backpacking since they are...Read more

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