Family Friendly Fun: Things to do with Kids on Koh Chang

6 May 2024
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Looking for a super fun family trip on Koh Chang? Ever wanted to swim with colorful fish or walk in the jungle? Koh Chang is perfect for that! You can build sandcastles on the beach or find hidden waterfalls. It's all about having a blast with your family. Join us as we explore some exciting, safe things to do with kids on Koh Chang.

Guided Tours

If you're not living long-term on the island, the easiest way to spend a fun day with your kids is to find a guided tour. Opting for a tour can enhance the experience in many ways:

  • Expert Guidance: With a knowledgeable guide leading the way, you'll gain valuable insights into the island's history, wildlife, and culture, enriching your children's learning experience.
  • Safety and Security: Guided tours ensure the safety of your family by providing experienced guides who are familiar with the terrain, reducing the risk of getting lost or encountering unforeseen dangers.
  • Convenience: Guided tours take care of all the logistics, from transportation to entrance fees, allowing you to relax and enjoy the experience without worrying about the details.
  • Engaging Activities: Tour operators often include fun and educational activities tailored to kids, such as treasure hunts, nature walks, or interactive demonstrations, keeping them entertained and engaged throughout the tour.
  • Group Interaction: Joining a guided tour provides opportunities for your kids to socialize and make new friends with other families, fostering a sense of community and camaraderie.
  • Local Insights: Guides can offer insider tips and recommendations on the best spots to visit, eat, and explore, ensuring you make the most of your time on Koh Chang.

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Bubblemaker Dive For Kids

A promo image for a kids diving tour on Koh Chang

Children aged 8 to 10 years can join a day trip on a boat where they'll experience a shallow dive, going no deeper than 2 meters, in a safe bay filled with real coral, fish, and other marine life. The trip includes three stops, with the opportunity for kids to snorkel at the other two reefs. Parents can also join the same boat, either for snorkeling, diving, or a Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) experience, making it a fantastic day out for the whole family. The package includes coffee and/or tea, lunch, and snacks.

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Half Day Snorkeling Trip

A promo image for a kids snorkeling trip on Koh Chang

Our experienced captains are familiar with the area and will customize the trip to suit your group's preferences. If you're traveling with kids, we'll ensure that all stops are near beaches where snorkeling is available. Alternatively, if snorkeling is your main interest, we'll take you to the best reefs. Typically, we'll choose a mix, like one stop near a beautiful beach and another at a coral site in open sea. Since our trips have small groups, we discuss with guests upon arrival to determine the ideal locations. The package includes bottled water and private transportation for your convenience.

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Other Ideas

If you don't have enough time for a day trip, or if you're living on Koh Chang and looking for simple ideas, here's a nice list!

  • Beach Activities: Enjoy the pristine beaches of Koh Chang with activities like swimming, building sandcastles, beach volleyball, or simply relaxing under the sun.
  • Snorkeling and Diving: Explore the colorful underwater world of Koh Chang with family-friendly snorkeling tours or introductory diving lessons suitable for kids.
  • Elephant Trekking: Take an elephant trek through the island's jungle trails, where kids can learn about these majestic creatures and interact with them in a responsible and ethical manner.
  • Waterfalls Exploration: Visit the island's waterfalls such as Klong Plu Waterfall, where kids can splash around in the pools and enjoy the refreshing natural surroundings.
  • Kayaking: Rent a kayak and paddle through the mangrove forests or along the coastline, providing a fun and active way for families to explore Koh Chang's waterways.
  • Jungle Trekking: Embark on guided jungle treks suitable for families, where kids can learn about the island's flora and fauna while enjoying the adventure of hiking through the rainforest.
  • Zip-lining: Experience the thrill of zip-lining through the treetops at one of Koh Chang's adventure parks, offering safe and exciting activities for kids and adults alike.
  • Island Hopping: Take a boat tour to explore nearby islands and secluded beaches, allowing kids to discover different landscapes and marine life.
  • Thai Cooking Classes: Enroll in a family-friendly cooking class to learn how to prepare traditional Thai dishes together, providing a cultural and hands-on experience for kids.
  • Night Markets: Visit one of Koh Chang's vibrant night markets where families can sample local street food, shop for souvenirs, and enjoy live performances, creating lasting memories for kids and adults alike.

Things to do with Kids on Koh Chang

Ready to make unforgettable memories with your family on Koh Chang? From swimming with colorful fish to exploring hidden waterfalls, this island offers endless adventures for kids and adults alike. If you're looking for a hassle-free and enriching experience, consider joining a guided tour. With expert guidance, safety ensured, and engaging activities tailored to kids, guided tours provide an immersive and enjoyable way to explore the island. Whether it's snorkeling in safe bays or discovering the best reefs, these tours offer something for everyone. So, why wait? Book your family adventure on Koh Chang today and let the fun begin!


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