The capital of Thailand is a favourite vacation destination amongst Southeast Asians jet-setters; it is especially popular for its fantabulous selection of Thai delicacies, exciting boozy parties, therapeutic Thai massages and affordable retail therapy. But thrill-seekers know better that if you look harder, the Land of Smiles is also a gateway to several adrenaline-pumping activities.
From riding the waves at Flow House Bangkok, swimming with sharks at Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World to scaling heights at Urban Playground Climbing, here are 7 Destinations In Bangkok, Thailand For Adrenaline Junkies.
#1 BANGKOK BOBBLE FOOTBALL
Are you and your squad getting sick of suffering from dreadful hangovers after a night of rendezvous at RCA? Well, maybe it is time for the clique to opt for an alternative fun-filled activity. Open till 12am daily, Bangkok Bobble Football is a great group bonding activity that will have you erupting in peels of laughter. Slot your upper torso into a gigantic inflatable transparent bubble and play a game of football. Rates start at S$315 for an hour for 10 bobbles.
Arena 10 Thong Lor Sukhumvit Soi 55
Soi 10, Klongton Nua, Bangkok 10110
Tel: +66 094 206 8360
Daily: 10am – 12am
#2 BOUNCEINC THAILAND
Believe it or not, there are more than 80 interconnected bouncy trampolines at BOUNCEinc Thailand that will have you jumping all day long berserkly. These endless jumping activities will have you working out—without you even realising it! You could also attempt some parkour tricks at your own risk, which is said to be significantly easier with a trampoline’s aid.
139 Ratchadaphisek Road
Din Daeng, Bangkok 10400
Tel: +66 2 014 2446
Daily: 10am – 10pm
Gather your mates and materialise your F1 fantasies by competing in a hair-raising Go-Kart race at EasyKart. Each vehicle can accelerate up to 70 kilometers per hour and your little ones—seven years old and above – could partake in this driving competition alongside you too.
31//11 RCA Plaza, 2nd Floor, Rama 9 Road
Bangkapi, Huaykwang, Bangkok 10320
Tel: +66 2 203 1205 ext. 24
Daily: 1pm – 12am
#4 FLOW HOUSE BANGKOK
Flow House Bangkok is the only urban beach club in this Thai metropolis and the only place with a kick-ass simulated wave surfing machine. No worries if you have never tried surfing before—you will go through a basic briefing before hitting the waves.
A-Square, 120/1 Sukhumvit 26
Klongton, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110
Tel: +66 02 108 5210
Mon to Fri: 2pm – 11pm
Sat and Sun: 10am – 11pm
#5 GO BANGKOK TOURS
Traversing through Bangkok is easy, but nonetheless tricky. Cars are typically trapped in terrible congestions while the BTS Skytrain can only go so far. This is when Go Bangkok Tours come in handy; rent a bicycle, purchase its GPS Guidepack and you are good to go! Additionally, you could even hire a personal guide to show you Bangkok’s best-kept secrets.
Charoen Krung 44 Alley Talad Luang Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500
Tel: +66 02 630 7563
Tue and Wed: 9am – 5pm
Thu to Mon: 9am – 9pm
#6 SEA LIFE BANGKOK OCEAN WORLD
Itching to plunge into the deep blue ocean but do not have the extra time to leave Bangkok for its neighbouring islets? Well, we got a perfect solution for you. SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World grants you the opportunity to get close and personal with sea creatures such as stingrays and sharks.
Siam Paragon, 991 Rama 1 Road Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330
Tel: +66 2 687 2000
Daily: 10am – 9pm
#7 URBAN PLAYGROUND CLIMBING
Urban Playground Climbing’s climbable space spans across 7,000 square feet and is truly a paradise for all enthusiastic climbers. Urban Playground Climbing welcomes everyone so it doesn’t matter at all if you are just a beginner.
49 Alley, 8 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110
Tel: +66 2 119 7200
Mon to Fri: 1pm – 10pm
Sat and Sun: 10am – 10pm