Phuket is a fantastic place for a family holiday, with fun – and unusual! – activities to keep both kids and parents entertained!
Baan Teelanka is Thailand’s only upside-down house. This 13m high, three level and fully furnished house is quirky, unique and light-hearted.
The Garden Maze is Phuket’s only maze and the entrance to its 950sqm garden hedge labyrinth is changed every day.
Baan Teelanka opens daily between 10am – 6pm.
Where: By Pass Road, next to Siam Niramit
Flying Hanuman is one of Phuket’s top eco-tourism attractions. Great care has been used to make sure the zipline adventure does not have a negative effect on the trees.
The guides at Flying Hanuman are trained professionals who specialise in activities high above ground and are masters at using the equipment. Every group will have a minimum of two guides with them, even if there is only one guest. One guide will send guests from one platform to his partner guide waiting at the next platform.
Where: Soi Namtok Kathu, Wichitsongkram Road, Kathu District
In Jungle Xtreme Adventure Park you can realise your childhood dream of climbing a tree, then venture freely from tree to tree via a series of suspended bridges, walkways, nets, barrels and other fun challenges.
There are guides on hand to assist as needed Participants are given harnesses complete with lanyards, karabiners, pulley and are briefed on how to use equipment.
Open daily from 10am – 6pm (last admission for activities at 3pm).
Where: Soi Luang Pu Supa, Chaofa Road, Chalong, Phuket
If you are looking for something different to do from the usual boat trip or elephant ride, then why not try Phuket Games Zone?
Located in the south east of the island in Chalong area, Phuket Games Zone offers several fun activities that are suitable for everyone – young and old. It’s great family entertainment.
Open daily from 9am – 6pm.
Where: Soi Palai, Chalong, Phuket
Phuket Trickeye Museum is a 3D museum housing around 100 different large paintings, depicting all kinds of scenes visitors can interact with. You can ride a flying carpet, escape a giant crocodile, walk a rickety bridge and do silly – but fun things! This is a great place to spend time on a rainy day in Phuket or to take a break from the sun and the sea.
Open daily from 9am – 9pm (last admission at 8pm).
Where: 130/1 Phang-Nga Road, Phuket
Splash Jungle Water Park has thrilling rides such as the Boomerango and Superbowl as well as a six-level wave pool and an aqua-play pool for the children.
If the thrilling slides are not for you, then you might prefer to idly float around the 335 metre long lazy river or treat yourself with some hydrotherapy in the hot springs pool. Splash Jungle Water Park offers a wide range of of spa treatments in the private cabanas.
Open daily from 10am – 6pm.
Where: Centara Grand West Sands Resort & Villas Phuket, Mai Khao Beach.
The Ultimate Nighttime Cultural Theme Park inspired by Thailand’s rich and exotic heritage, Phuket FantaSea showcases the charm and beauty of Thailand, and enriches ancient Thai traditions with the wonder of cutting edge technology and special effects.
This stunning 56 hectare complex is packed with a multitude of activities and entertainment: a Carnival Village with carnivals, games, handicrafts and shopping; a 4,000-seat restaurant offering a grand buffet of Thai and international cuisine; a breath-taking Las Vegas-style show, where state-of-the-art technology and special effects enhance the beauty of Thailand’s Myths, Mysteries and Magic in a wondrous extravaganza certain to delight everyone.
Open daily from 5.30 pm. – 11.30 pm. (except Thursdays)
Where: Kamala Beach, just 9km from Patong Beach and 30km from Phuket town.
Siam Niramit is one of Phuket’s most spectacular entertainment experiences, presenting a beautiful show of Thai traditions and culture, with state-of-the-art technology in light and sound.
Amazing performances, special effects and an extravagant setting – the Siam Niramit show will help you understand in Thai culture.
Open daily from 5.30 pm. – 8.30 pm. (except Tuesdays)
Where: Chalermprakiet Road, Phuket Town.
Dino Park Mini Golf is an 18 hole mini golf course, featuring scale replicas of prehistoric creatures, volcanoes, caves and swamps.
Dino Park opens daily from 10am – midnight.
Where: Patak West, Karon Beach, Phuket
Chamber of Secrets is an interesting live room escape game where visitors will experience being Indiana Jones and James Bond during the game.
Open daily from 11am – 11pm.
Where: Patong Promenade, 70 Bangla Road, Krathu, Phuket
Elephant Trekking offers an amazing experience for children. There are various elephant camps around Phuket, that provide an opportunity to ride an elephant along a trail through jungle and rubber plantations and that is close to nature, an exciting, enjoyable and unforgettable time.