Let your little ones in on the holiday fun with these seven kid-friendly travel activities in Phuket!
A family day out at Phuket Fantasea promises to be an exciting and fun-filled affair. The renowned Phuket Fantasea show is one not to be missed. Special equipment emitting smoke, explosions, rain and lasers excites the senses, while lively performers and well-trained stage animals enliven the stage with their dazzling acts.
With the main event starting at 9:00 P.M., there is plenty of time to kill before that. Thankfully, the amusement park offers a plethora of entertaining options, ensuring that time will fly by quickly. Your little ones will love embarking on a trip to the Palace of the Elephants, as well as playing rounds of arcade games in the Similan Adventure Center. Be sure to make a stop by the Golden Kinnaree Buffet Restaurant to fill up your rumbling tummies with a feast before the start of the magnetic performance.
Families brimming with a sense of adventure are bound to enjoy a thrilling go kart session at Patong Go-Kart Speedway. The 750 metres race track contains a lengthy start and finish lane, as well as a series of curves and bends.
Visitors can take their pick from four different types of karts – the 140cc carts for children, 200cc standard karts, 270cc two-seaters and 400cc race karts. The karts have a maximum speed limit of 40km/h, 70km/h, 60km/h and 110km/h respectively.
If your little ones are too young to drive their own cart, they can join in the fun as your passenger in a two-seater kart. Be assured that safety is a priority at Patong Go-Kart Speedway. The race track is well-maintained, staff members pay close attention to all participants on the track and clear instructions are provided.
Vacation makers travelling in a group should definitely bring their friends and families along, for the staff will gladly organise a fun-filled Mini Grand Prix events for larger groups. Keep a memento of your delightful day by purchasing a T-shirt or baseball cap at the souvenir store before leaving the venue.
When adventures on land fail to enthral, it is time to seek greener pastures by venturing up to the tree tops!
Made for travellers in search of an adrenaline surge, Xtrem Adventures Phuket offers a series of exhilarating tree top activities. Visitors make their way from one platform to the next by bravely overcoming the obstacles along their way, such as walking across tightropes, crossing balancing beams or zip lining swiftly to their next destination.
Plenty of measures are in place to ensure the safety of all visitors. Circuits such as the ‘accro spider’, a massive suspended net, allow your little ones to join in the tree top fun.
Avid surfers will find their slice of paradise at Surf House, for it contains a wave-generating machine that enables endless surfing.
Beginner surfers will have nothing to fear, for the bottom and sides of the pool are lined with padded vinyl to cushion falls, and a guiding rope is provided for them to hold on to during their surf. All that surfing activity is bound to leave one hungry, so get your fill of delicious fare at the buzzing cafe or breezy rooftop restaurant after an invigorating session.
Water sports enthusiasts keen on trying out activities other than surfing will find Anthem Wake Park to be a charming playground. Tucked away amidst tropical greenery, the wake park offers no less than three cable options in a vast lake measuring 50,000 square metres.
Children and beginners may practice their basics using the 160 metres-long cable in the park. The team of affable and professional instructors present will ensure that your wakeboarding experience is a highly enjoyable one.
A trip to Splash Jungle Water Park promises to provide plenty of fun and excitement for you and your little ones.
Visitors will find a good selection of water slides and rides in the park. Start off slow and steady by taking a leisurely ride in the highly popular Lazy River, before embarking on a dramatic ride on the Boomerango. Inhale a deep breath before you start, for the steep drop and upward propulsion is sure to cause more than a few heart-stopping moments. Adrenaline junkies keen on a second adventure will find what they seek in the sensational Superbowl ride.
Your little ones will not miss out on the fun here, for child-friendly facilities such as the kids aquarium, kids slide pool and an array of water slides will keep them well-entertained.
If a relaxed and leisurely day out with your family is what you seek, embarking on a sail boat or speed boat tour with Phuket Sail Tour is sure to float your boat.
Indulge in island hopping, and venture over to the scenic Phi Phi Islands or gorgeous Phang Nga Bay. There, you will find a swathe of fine sand, azure waters and a serene atmosphere. The lack of tourist crowds offers a refreshing change for travellers seeking respite from the crowded beaches at Phuket.
Retreat back to the cosy comforts of your villa at the end of a long day outdoors. Take a look at our selection of luxury villas in Phuket here.