Phuket is a great place for many occasions from meeting your special someone, getting a romantic wedding by the beach or escaping from the everyday routine with your family. Of course, that beautiful beaches in Phuket and private luxury villa accommodations are far more than enough for your family holidays but Phuket has more attractions that you and your family can enjoy. Here are our picks of Phuket family activities that will make your family escape even better.
1. Baan Teelanka in Phuket Town
Opened earlier just last year, Baan Teelanka in Phuket offers fun activities in three different attractions located inside the venue.
Located on a 950 Sqm land, Baan Teelanka or the upside-down house sits on the Bypass Road. It has three exciting activities including a 3-storey reverse house, a maze shaped garden and chambers of the secret.
You and your family can enjoy the amazement of this house where everything is hanging from the ceiling while strolling around the maze garden which was designed by the award-winning Adrian Fisher in United Kingdom.
If you like to exercise your brain, Baan Teelanka also has riddle activity in the secret chambers where you will have to solve all the cases to find the way out of the room.
After exciting activities, you can drop by the attraction’s coffee shop to calm your thirst with snacks and beverages. Cute souvenirs are also available at the souvenir shop. Check out more about the attraction here.
2. Splash Jungle Water Park
Kids love pool and you also love the thrill of dipping into the water, so why don’t you visit Splash Jungle Water Park in Thalang district.
Overlooking the beautiful Mai Khao Beach in Phuket, Splash Jungle offers activities for all family members. Kids can enjoy slides in kid pool while your teenage girls can go for a more exciting rides.
The water-themed park features 7 main attractions which follow different outstanding places in the world including the Inca Mayas, Africa, Asia, Turkey, Northern Europe, North America and the North Pole.
While waiting for your kids, you can enjoy nice drinks at its bar or hitting sauna room at the Spa Village. For more information, visit here.
3. Phuket Aquarium
You can always enjoy your quality time with your family while learning something new and you can definitely do that at Phuket Aquarium.
Located at the end of the famous Panwa Cape, Phuket Aquarium features over 30 fish tanks of both fresh and salt water. It has both indoor and outdoor exhibiting areas with sign and explanation available in English and Thai languages.
The attraction is part of the Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) which is devoted to marine education, research, and protection.
Phuket Aquarium features 13 zones including fish models zone, touch pool zone, freshwater and rainforest zone, mermaids/underwater city zone, brackish water and mangrove forest zone, ornamental fish zone, coral reeves and invertebrates zone, economic fish zone, deep sea creatures zone, underwater tunnel zone, giant dodecagon aquarium zone, nature trail and souvenir shop and restaurant.
What can enthuse kids more than Dino themed park and Flintstone-themed restaurant? The answer is the Dino Park Mini Golf in Phuket!
Located on the road between Karon and Kata Beach, Dino Park Mini Golf features 18-hole course with an obvious theme of dinosaurs. Ideal spot for family outing, Dino Park offers the activity that will bond you and your family. You can play your favourite sport while the life-like cement dino models will keep your kids interested.
After a long day of golfing, you can have lunch at the Flintstone-themed burger shop located inside the attraction. You can check more information at its site.
5. Escape Hunt Phuket
Do you like mystery? Or solving riddles? If the answer is yes, you better not miss Escape Hunt in Phuket.
Originally based in Bangkok, Escape Hunt is branching out to Phuket last year. If you have never tried this activity before, it is about solving puzzles and riddles to find escapes from the locked room.
The main story is based in the 19th century which you and your team will act as Sherlock Holmes solving the mystery in order to escape from the chamber. You will get a chance to dress up like a detective which the attraction will provide those costumes for all customers. At the end of the game, you will have a chance to take a photo of yourself in the marvelous outfits. Unfortunately, you cannot capture any pictures in the chambers as it is forbidden to bring any device to the room.
The attraction is located opposite the Tiger Kingdom. For further information, visit its site.