Pattaya, Thailand, is not only known for its hospitable citizens and kid-friendly hotels but also countless theme parks designed to provide families with unforgettable experiences at any time of the year. Theme parks in Thailand, especially in Pattaya are massive, featuring behemoth-sized rides and water tubes and swimming pools. The parks are open throughout the year and become extremely congested in the summer months. These months span between the months of March to June. For old or new and upcoming theme parks in Pattaya, there are a handful of selections to choose from; each park has its distinctive attraction and flair, ideal for a fun day out under the sun!
To give your kids a treat of a lifetime, consider taking them to one or two of these fascinating theme parks best suited for children of all ages!
- Cartoon Network Amazone
Starting off the list is the Cartoon Network Amazone in Pattaya. Providing the ultimate family entertainment, is the world’s first Cartoon Network themed waterpark. Now open exclusively in Pattaya, the waterpark is a must-see and must-try location for young children. Situated on an expansive 14-acres of land with breathtaking ocean views, the park features a plethora of colorful and thrilling rides. In total, there are ten entertainment zones to choose from and guests can spend the day hopping from one area to another.
For children who would like to get up close and personal with characters from their favorite TV show, they can do so; the park features lovable mascots such as the Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10 and Adventure Time characters and heaps more! In addition to providing adrenaline-pumping rides and thrills, the park provides the best of local and international cuisine prepared from the Cartoon Network foodville kitchen. Sink your teeth into mouthwatering food, drinks and snacks provided by the park’s outstanding culinary team!
At the end of the day, guests will be treated to a dazzling, aerobatic performances by professionals, complemented by stunning digital light displays to end the day on a high note.
- Tree Top Adventure Park
The Tree Top Adventure Park gives both children and adults an opportunity to enjoy the lush forests of Pattaya through ecotourism. The basic premise of the park is riding on a zip line through the canopy, moving from one platform to another, through an assortment of strong line across the canopy. Up high, there are games customers can participate. Games such as Tarzan swings, giant zip lines, rope bridges, and flying skateboards are a couple of examples you can experience. Apart from giving you and your children a thrilling experience, these activities are also designed to let you get up close to nature and discover the region’s flora and fauna.
Safety is the company’s primary concern and to keep customers safe and secure, a team of qualified operators is on site to teach you how to use the harnesses, karabiners, slings and pulleys correctly. When visiting the park, you are required to carry sports shoes, comfortable outdoor clothing and leave all your valuables behind or better, keep them locked in a hotel safe.
- Pattaya Dolphin World & Resort
Found in Bang Lamung District, the Pattaya Dolphin World & Resort houses two distinctive species of dolphins: Irrawaddy dolphins and Indo-Pacific Humpback dolphins. These clever mammals are known to perform synchronized water aerobics that undoubtedly leave every visitor impressed. If you would like to swim with dolphins, you can do so but for a fee. Although swimming with dolphins is considered harmless and fun, always remember to remind yourself and your children to always respect their space. Dolphins may be one of the friendliest animals in the animal kingdom, but they remain wild at heart. If you are unsure of what to do, listen carefully to the instructor’s guidance and no harm will come to you, your children and the animals.
Dolphins may be one of the friendliest animals in the animal kingdom, but they remain wild at heart. If you are unsure of what to do, listen carefully to the instructor’s guidance and no harm will come to you, your children and the animals.
Once you and your kids are satisfied, you can walk over to Cowboy Town to ride horse carriages or climb rocks as you marvel at the sights around the park.
- Splashdown Waterpark Pattaya
Splashdown Waterpark Pattaya is a world-renown family-oriented park that offers a variety of water-based adventures and activities that can be enjoyed by the young and old alike. The park features the world’s tallest inflatable water slide, a mini market, a swimming pool and a restaurant.
Rides offered at the park come in many shapes and forms. Although they aren’t specifically rides, these are more like arenas the park offers. Visitors can test their speed by running in inflatable red balls, slide down the Super Slider or the massive Big Blue slip and slide or jog down (or roll down) in a Zorb ball at the Zorb Mountain facility. Small kids can have fun at the parks’ Kids Zone – Slip & Slide. The area is supervised with professional staff, ensured to keep your children safe and happy.
Before allowing your kids to participate in the park, it’s recommended to over the safety precautions with them. Although the bouncy walls and trampolines are tempting, without proper instruction and care, they can get injured.
- 3D Haunted House
When visiting the 3D Haunted House, located on the fourth floor of Central Festival Pattaya Beach Shopping Mall, be ready for an adrenaline rush and thrilling experience. Although most children will be excited to venture through a haunted house, it’s recommended to keep them close in case of jump scares or abrupt crying. For really young children, it’s best to avoid going into the haunted house altogether.
Once you wear your pair of 3D glasses, you’ll be amazed at the special effects in the Pharaoh’s tomb, vampires, mummies and other scary features as you venture deeper into the haunted mansion. The house also features a fluorescent mini golf course located on a pirate ship where you can indulge in a fun game of golf.