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Things to do with Kids in Bangkok - Top Kids Activities in Holiday Mecca Bangkok

As one of Asia's most popular family vacation destinations Bangkok offers visitors young and old a plethora of activities. From iconic zoos to exciting rides here are the top activity hubs for kids.

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Visit Safari World

Visit Safari World

Tipped to be one of the Thai capital's most engaging wildlife attractions Safari World is a zoo unlike any other wildlife enclosure in the country. Sprawled across 480 acres this massive enclave allows its animal inhabitants to roam free in large enclosures that mimic their natural habitat while offering visitors an atypical zoo exploration experience akin to a wildlife safari in Africa. Divided in to a 180 acre Bird Park as well as a Marine Park dedicated to oceanic creatures this all encompassing encounter with wildlife is a must-have experience for families with children touring Bangkok. Littered with food vendors and souvenir and gift stores some of the park's most popular inhabitants include Himalayan black bears, lions, giraffes and tigers.

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Explore Siam Ocean World

Explore Siam Ocean World

A favourite haunt for a marine life enthusiasts and tourists alike Siam Ocean World is a larger than life edutainment point dedicated to marine creatures large and small. Located beneath the Siam Paragon shopping mall this conveniently located locale is a hit with children the world over thanks to its engaging collection of marine animals and the interactive exhibits that line its confines. Separated in to 7 zones the venue is also the biggest underground aquarium in all of Southeast Asia and home to more than 30,000 inhabitants. Popular points of interest within the site includes the 'Weird and Wonderful' region, the Living Ocean, The Rainforest and the Rocky Shores areas while the country's first 4D theatre is also found within Siam Ocean World.

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Siam Park City Adventures

Siam Park City Adventures

As Bangkok's favourite amusement and splash centre Siam Park City is a one of a kind attractions with a plethora of exhilarating rides and points of interest. Ideal for the young and the young at heart the venue is a jam-packed amusement park with five zones a separate splash centre area. Perfect to spend the day with the family some of the most coveted areas of Siam Park City include Family World where a magic carpet ride and a pirate ship adventure are highlight activities. A log flume and The Grand Canyon ride are other hotspots while Africa Adventure is equally engaging. The X -Zone on the other hand include jaw-snapping rollercoaster rides including Boomerang while Mega Dance, The Giant Drop, Enterprise and Small World are also worthy of exploration.

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Edutainment at KidZania

Edutainment at KidZania

Regarded as one of the most exciting and interactive child-friendly hotspots in the Thai capital KidZania is the Thai instalment of the famed American franchise which originated in Santa Fe back in 1999. Offering children a world of fun the breathtaking town houses that occupies the park's mini-town are its European flair are some of its chief highlights. Littered with shop houses, hospitals and even a Boeing 737 flight experience the venue allows children to try their hand at various careers in a true to life setting that is education as well as entertaining.

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Uncover the Trick Eye 3D Museum

Uncover the Trick Eye 3D Museum

Located at the Esplanade Shopping Mall Art in Paradise or the Trick-Eye 3D Museum as its locally known is another first in Bangkok. Divided in to separate galleries the interactive and amusing art work on show at the venue is simply overwhelming. Ideal for photo ops and quirky photo shoots in unusual settings this hands-on art space offers hours of fun for the whole family. Beach vacationers based in Koh Phangan resorts such as the Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villa Resort & Spa must make it a point to stopover at this unusual museum on their way to the capital.