The range of activities in Phuket for children continues to grow. Any time of year, rain or shine, you will find adventure activities, playgrounds and action tours to suit any age of youngster.

    But what fascinates toddlers sometimes bores elder siblings and vice versa so we've divided activities on Phuket up into age groups so as to get the best out of them. Here are a few suggestions split by age categories so you can find something to suit you and your clan, and maybe even find some time to enjoy yourself too. 

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    Things to do in Phuket for young kids aged 4 - 8

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    Things to do in Phuket for kids aged 8 - 12

    • Splash Jungle Water Park - At Mai Khao Beach (next to the airport) sensational watery fun.
    • Upside Down House - in Phuket Town. Lots of fun photos with the kids!
    • Trickeye Museum - in Phuket Town. More fun photos opportunities!
    • Sea Canoe - Tour and explore the caves and 'hongs' in Phang Nga Bay.
    • Private Snorkeling Trip - By speedboat with the whole family, discover the underwater world.
    • Mountain Bike Tour - Jungle island exploration in untouched Koh Yao.
    • Phuket Adventure Mini Golf - Challenge yourself and the family with a game of 18-hole mini-golf at Bangtao.
    • Aquarium at Cape Panwa - Study the wonderful marine creatures up close and personal.
    • Wakeboarding - At Anthem Wake park Park; thrills and spills.
    • Phuket FantaSea Show - At Kamala Beach. Fantastic culture and entertainment show.
    • Paddle Boats on Nai Harn Lake - Colourful, fun, and safe.
    • Bowling and Arcade Games - At JungCeylon and Central, for the occasional rainy day.
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    Things to do in Phuket for kids aged 12 - 16

    • Splash Jungle Water Park - At Mai Khao Beach (next to the airport).
    • ATV - (All-Terrain Vehicle) through the jungle. Great fun!
    • Mountain Biking - Around the island.
    • Sea Canoe - Tour around the caves and 'hongs' in Phang Nga Bay.
    • Cable Water skiing and Wakeboarding - Thrills and spills at Phuket Water Ski in Kathu.
    • Scuba Diving Course - Minimum age 12+. Try out this unique experience in warm waters.
    • Trickeye Museum - in Phuket Town. More fun photos opportunities!
    • Gibbon Rehabilitation Project - At Khao Phrae Thaew National Park. Support the rehabilitation of these apes.
    • Paintball - At The Phuket Shooting Range in Chalong.
    • Go-Kart Speedway- Near Patong; fun and exciting - and safe.
    • Aquarium at Cape Panwa Exotic creatures from the deep observed up and close.
    • Phuket FantaSea - Cultural theme show at Kamala Beach.
    • Whitewater Rafting  - Down jungle rivers (rainy season only).
    • Private Snorkeling Trip - By speedboat to Koh Khai with the whole family.
    • Mini Golf at Dino Park - Test your golfing skills under a huge 'volcano' and among Dinosaurs.
    • Zorbing - in Kalim beach near Patong Beach.
    Ben Reeves | Compulsive Traveller

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