Samui is a very family-friendly destination, hosting a wide range of attractions and activities that will please your little ones. Naturally, the top diversion for children and adults in Samui is enjoying the beach and the activities available there - from building sandcastles to frolicking in the warm waters of the Gulf of Thailand.
If you are looking for things to do with your children in Samui that involve a little less sand, look no further. We have compiled a list of the best family-friendly activities on offer on the island, featuring a great range of fun and interesting options to suit most needs.
- Ang Thong Adventure Tour
- Ko Tao & Ko Nang Yuan Snorkeling Tour
- Jungle Adventure
- Sea Kayaking at Ang Thong Marine Park
- Around the Island Tour
- Temples & City Tour
- Big Game Fishing Full-Day Tour
- 4-Wheel ATV Adventure
- Red Baron Junk Sailing Tour with Transfers
- Guided Photography Tour with Golden Pagoda & Big Buddha
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Refresh yourself and have fun with the family at Coco Splash Adventure & Water Park in Lamai. Located a few hundred metres off Samui’s Ring Road, this theme park covers a 10,000sqm area and is filled with exciting leisure activities for children and adults alike. From the huge slides of the waterpark to the bungee trampoline to the bumper boats to the inflatable castle, and more, Coco Splash Adventure & Water Park is definitely the right place to take your children in Samui. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily from 10:30 - 17:30
- Tel: +66 (0)81 082 6035
- How to get there: From Samui Ring Road turn left at the Mc Donald sign (you will see a Coco Splash Sign as well) then 200m ahead, turn right at second Junction (Coco Splash sign).
Located on Chaweng Beach in front of Monkey Bay Bar & Restaurant Aquapark Samui is made of inflatable floating devices of various shapes and sizes – pyramids, bridges, trampolines, and more – offering adults and children alike a fun playground on the sea. Safety is the main concern of these venues’ management, so participants must wear a life jacket to frolic safely. Read More...
- Opening Hours: daily from 10:00 – 18:00
- Location: in front of Monkey Bay Bar on Chaweng Beach
- Tel: +66 (0)86 683 2370
What about a grand day out filled with adventure, exploration, stunning exotic land and seascapes, snorkelling in crystal waters, and kayaking in mysterious coves to entertain your children? Ang Thong Marine National lies one-hour northwest of Samui Island and offers a great island-hopping experience for all ages. Read More...
Samui Canopy Adventure provides its guests with the chance to discover Samui’s rainforest by gliding on zip-lines from tree to tree. This thrilling activity requires no particular experience and suit ages from seven up. Safety is, of course, at the core of Samui Canopy Adventure. Under international management, with highly-trained staff at every platform, and using world’s best equipment in that domain, this eco-friendly activity will please you and your children and leave you with an unforgettable experience. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 09:00 – 18:00
- Tel: +66 (0)77 300 340 or +66 (0)87 046 7307
Established in 1993 off Samui’s Ring Road in Bophut, Samui Go-Kart is the right place for those who want to satisfy their need for speed in a safe way. Featuring a 500m-long well-designed track, Samui Go-Kart is suited for children from 10 years old, and has double karts for younger kids who can make a few laps with one of their parents. A snack bar allows non-drivers to enjoy cold drinks and finger-food while watching the karts racing on the track.
- Tel: +66 (0)77 425 097
Pink Elephant Samui Water Park is a spacious, modern attraction near Maenam, featuring a range of high-quality rides and facilities with European-standard quality, promising a fun and safe day for the whole family. This includes a 12m tall speed slide and a bowl slide for the thrill seekers, a wave pool and a “kiddies lagoon” for the really young ones, all circumnavigated by the lazy river. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 09:30 – 18:00
- Address: 28/41 Moo 1, Maenam Soi 1, Maenam
- Tel: +66 (0)7 742 3548
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/waterparksamui
Located in the heart of Chaweng, Crazy Golf is a nine-hole mini-golf course offering a fun activity for all ages. Well-thought-out and nicely designed, the course features holes that will please the little ones, who have to put up the ball through tiger’s and crocodile’s mouths. Set in a nicely landscaped garden situated at the back of The Islander’s Soi, Crazy Golf is under Gringos Cantina and The Outback management.
- Opening Hours: daily from 11:00-00:00 (last tee-off at 23:00)
- Tel: +66 (0)8 189 214 16
Real-life room escape games are the new trend in clever entertainment. Available at most major tourist destinations around the world, it allows families with children (from nine years old and up) to challenge their brain-skill in trying to escape a locked room by solving puzzles, with the only help being clues found in their environment. Koh Samui features two venues at which visitors can enjoy this exciting activity. Located on the grounds of Beach Republic resort in Lamai, Escapology presents two themed rooms – Cuban Crisis and Shanghaied – from which to escape. In Chaweng, The Escape Hunt Experience is situated above Tropical Murphy’s pub on the beach road. Three rooms that can house from two to five players are available.
Football Golf is an original and more and more popular game created in Thailand at Samui Football Golf, and is becoming better known around the world. The idea is simple enough: it's a hybrid of football and golf in which players try to steer a football into the 18 holes in as few strokes as possible - using their feet of course. It'll have you and your group playing, laughing and enjoying it for at least sixty minutes and at the same time you can enjoy a refreshing tropical garden walk around a beautiful coconut plantation that forms the 'course'. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily from 10:00 -18:00
- Location: on the beach road along Koh Samui East coast, a 15-minute drive East of Bophut
- Tel: +66 (0)77 426 600
Situated between Chaweng Lake and beach, Central Festival Samui is the largest shopping and dining mall on the island. Besides its boutiques and restaurants, it hosts a few facilities aimed at entertaining children: a kid’s playground on the ground floor, Pirate Adventure Horror House, XD Theatre, and Pirates of the Marioland gaming arcade on the second floor. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
- Tel: +66 (0)77 962 777