10 popular theme parks for family trips

Taking children to the world Is always a valuable experience. For families with young children, amusement parks, zoos, places, edutainment, often in tourism programs. Because in addition to be a place to create smiles for children, parents also go back in time to their youthful happiness and everyone in the family can have a good time together.

SCB Thailand recommends 10 attractions for families or "Family Destination" in Asia. near Thailand, we do not have to fly too far but will have a lot of fun.

1.Tokyo Disney Resort - Japan

Tokyo Disney Resort is ranked as the best Disney theme park in Asia with area
over 1,250 rai. Divided into 2 parts, Tokyo Disneyland, the first Disney theme park outside of America creating happiness for many people for more than 3 decades. Contains 7 theme parks, highlighting Cinderella Castle, Mickey Mouse House, Donald Duck Boat, Chip and Dell tree house, and characters from many stories like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Winnie the Pooh, etc. Also has Space Mount Player, Big Thunder Mountain Roller Coaster, Tom Sawyer Island, and adventures with sailing into the forest to explore the Swiss Family Treehouse or take the Western River train. and sailing with pirates in the Caribbean.

The other part is Tokyo DisneySea, recently opened in 2001. Consists of 7 water theme parks likes Mermaid Lagoon where children will experience the Ariel Little Mermaid from The Little Mermaid, Arabian Coast, simulating the Arabian Nights atmosphere from Aladdin, Mysterious Island with a highlight of the express car, open to experience the earth, "Journey to the Center of the Earth" and "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea", Port Discovery, Nemo Dory's house and friends under the sea, etc.

In addition to the two theme parks, Tokyo Disney Resort, there is a large entertainment complex called Ikspiari, which includes shops, shopping, restaurants and entertainment.
In addition to the two theme parks, Tokyo Disney Resort, there is a large entertainment complex called Ikspiari, which includes shops, shopping, restaurants, and entertainment.


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Direction: Take the train line JR / Keiyo / Musashino line from Tokyo Station about 20 minutes and get off at Maihama Station, then continue with "Disney Resort Line", a monorail that will take you to Tokyo Disney Resort and the main tourist spots within the resort.

Ticket price *: 1-Day Passport (for both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea)

Adults: 7,400 yen

Youth (age 12-17 years): 6,400 yen  

Children (age 4-11 years): 4,800 yen

Elderly people (65 years old and over): 6,700 yen

Children age below 3 years old: free                                       

More information >> https://www.tokyodisneyresort.jp/en/index.htm

*Information as of February 2019

2.  Universal Studios Japan – Osaka

Across to the shore of Osaka, there is another amusement park that is equally interesting, The Universal Studios Japan which opened in 2001. Because it is the theme of the movie studio, the highlights are the themes from various movies such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter that simulate the Hogwarts Castle, Hogmads village, Hogwarts Express train to the disciples and the little sorcerers to experience the world of magic, the dinosaur world of Jurassic Park, Minion Park, the world of minions from Despicable Me, Waterworld, New York City, the backdrop for Spider-Man, Hollywood which includes Shrek theme, Sesame Street, etc., also has a Super theme. Nintendo World's famous game characters as well.


Direction: From Osaka Station, take the JR Osaka Loop Line to Nishikujo Station (about 6 minutes). From there, take the JR Yumesaki Line to Universal City Station (about 5 minutes).

Ticket price *: 1Day Studio Pass

Adults (12 years and older): 7,400 yen

Children (age 4-11 years): 5,100 yen

Elderly people (65 years old and over): 6,700 yen

More information >> https://www.usj.co.jp/e/ticket/

*Information as of February 2019

3.  Legoland Japan – Nagoya

Let’s come to Nagoya in central Japan, the location of Legoland Japan, the theme park, a concept of Lego, which is a favorite among children around the world. By Legoland Japan, suitable for children from 2-12 years old and consists of 7 theme parks, including Factory where children can watch Lego production, Bricktopia where will have fun with various rides, Adventure is thrilled with more extreme rides, Knight’s Kingdom thrilling with a roller coaster, Pirate Shores adventure with pirate ships, Miniland touring the big city Landmark across Japan made from Lego and LegoCity enjoy the shops in the model city made of Lego. All these children will have fun with more than 40 performances and there is also accommodation at the Legoland Hotel. There are also rooms decorated in various Lego themes and a Lego room for children to play. At Legoland guaranteed that children will have a lot of fun and unforgettable memories.

Direction: From Nagoya Station, take the Aonami Line train to Kinjo Futo Station (about 17-24 minutes)

Ticket price *:

1Day Pass (Off-Peak Day)

Adults (12 years and older): 4,500 - 5,000 yen (depending on the online booking period in advance)

Children (age 4-11 years): 3,300 - 3,700 yen (depending on the online booking period in advance)

1Day Pass (Peak Day)

Adults (12 years and older): 5,200 - 6,900 yen (depending on the online booking period in advance)

Children (age 4-11 years): 3,400 - 4,500 yen (depending on the online booking period in advance)

More information >> https://www.legoland.jp/en/tickets/buy-tickets/

*Information as  of February 2019 

4.  Sario Puroland - Tokyo, Japan

Still in Japan with the Sario Puroland theme park that holds the cutest Japanese characters that loved by people around the world, "Hello Kitty" and friends to create smiles for the fans of Sanrio. There are cute rides for kids to enjoy like Sario Character Boat Ride, My Melody & Kuromi Mymeroad Drive tram ride, Little Twin Stars in "Kiki & Lala Twinklingtour" etc. The cuteness of this theme park making tourists from different countries vote that Sario Puroland is another family destination.

credit picture : https://en.puroland.jp/

Direction: From Shinjuku Station, take the Keio Line (destination to Hashimoto) and get off at Keio Tama Station.

Ticket price *:


Adults (18 years and older): 3,300 yen

Children (ages 3-17 years): 2,500 yen

Weekend / Holiday 

Adults (18 years and older): 3,800 yen 

Children (ages 3-17 years): 2,700 yen

More information >> https://en.puroland.jp/homeen/ticket_en/

*Infomation as of February 2019 

5.  Lotte World Adventure  – Seoul

Crossing the coast to South Korea, although Seoul is famous for shopping and follow the series. But there are attractions for families to come to harvest happy moments at Lotte World Adventure. A big theme park in the city that is second to none. There are more than 56 rides to enjoy both children and adults. Such as Giant Loop rollercoaster, Viking boat, The Conquistador, Rafting, Atlantis, Zeppelin swings, Gyro Swing, Haunted House, Tomb of Horror, etc. Importantly at Lotte World Adventure has both outdoor and indoor zones. If the weather is not good, we can escape into the indoor zone and it’s not far from the Seoul Sky Tower and Lotte World Aquarium.

Direction: Take the subway line 2 or line 8 to Jamsil Station.

Ticket price * 1 Day: 

Adults: 54,000 won Youth (age 13-18 years): 48,000 won 

Children (aged 3-12 years) 

Elderly (65 years old and over): 45,000 won 

Small children (age 1-3 years): 14,000 won

More information >> http://adventure.lotteworld.com/eng/main/index.do

* Information as of February 2019 

6.  Hong Kong Disneyland Resort


Hong Kong, a tourist destination that Thai people are familiar with. In addition to shopping trips at Tsim Sha Tsui, tasting Dim Sum, worship the sacred things, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort is one of Hong Kong's most popular attractions that most people want to visit. The highlight is its compact size that can walk comfortably within half a day. Inside contains 7 theme parks, Adventureland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, Toy Story Land, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, and Main Street, USA. In the evening, there is a typical Disney parade, along with 3 other Disney brand hotels, allowing tourists to experience the first character closely. Even it has a small size, happiness is not less than anywhere else. Anyone who wants to walk a little or the family has elderly people who want to go to the place that not to tired way, Hong Kong Disneyland is the answer.

Direction: Take the Tung Chung Line MTR (Tung Chung Line), get off at Sunny Bay Station, then connect the Disney Resort Line special train to Disneyland Resort.

Ticket price * 1 Day: 

Adults: 619 Hong Kong dollars 

Children (age 3-11 years): 458 Hong Kong dollars 

Elderly people (age 65 and over): 100 Hong Kong dollars

More information >> https://www.hongkongdisneyland.com/th/

* Information as of February 2019 

7.  Ocean Park , Hing Kong

Hong Kong Island's original theme park Open since the year 1977. It is a theme park that combines amusement, zoo, and aquariums are divided into 2 large areas, including The Waterfront and The Summit. The Waterfront is suitable for young children because it consists of the Whiskers Harbor zone which has a children's play area, Amazing Asian Animals and Aqua City that are featured at the zoo and aquarium. On the side of the Summit will be suitable for older children adolescents who like thrilling fun because this side is full of stunt rides at Thrill Mountain, Advanture Land, and Marine World. Also, there is a rare polar zoo zone and tropical forests at the Polar Adventure and Rainforest zones. Ocean Park is a theme park that can be enjoyed at any age.

Direction: Take the South Island MTR subway line to Ocean Park Station.

Ticket price * 1 Day: 

Adults: 480 Hong Kong dollars 

Children (age 3-11 years): 240 Hong Kong dollars

More information>> https://www.oceanpark.com.hk/en/

* Information as of February 2019 

8.  Universal Studios Singapore

Come to Singapore neighboring countries in ASEAN where has good family tourist attraction not less than other places. Now the most popular one is Universal Studios Singapore is located on Sentosa Island. Come here, we will have fun with the rides and full performance from favorite movies. Whether it is a thrilling player Rollercoaster Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN vs. CYLON ™, Fly Jurassic Park with Canopy Flyer, Jurassic Rafting Park Rapids Adventure, 3D TRANSFORMERS Thrill Adventure The Ride Rock Climbing Amber Rock Climb from The Lost World, Invasion of the Mysterious Cave, Revenge of the Mummy, etc.

Anyone who likes a little excitement can enjoy the Sherk Castle and the Puss in Boots House in Far Far Away Land, a Madagascar theme carousel cruise, watch Elmo’s TV Time show, Waterworld, Sherk 4D Adventure, etc. end up with a parade in the evening and fireworks at dusk Is one day full of happiness.

Direction: Take the subway line Circle Line or North East Line to HarbourFront Station. To get to the Cable Car basket, cross to Sentosa Island and get off the Cable Car at Imbiah Station. Then take the Sentosa Express bus to the Waterfront Station.

Ticket price * 1 Day: 

Adults (ages 13-59 years): 79 Singapore dollars 

Children (age 4-12 years): 59 Singapore dollars 

Seniors (age 60 years and over): 41 Singapore dollars

More information >> https://www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/universal-studios-singapore/tickets

*Information as of February 2019 

9.  S.E.A Aquarium - Singapore

Still on the island of Sentosa, let’s visit S.E.A Aquarium, the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia. That allows you to experience the underwater world closely because it is home to more than 100,000 marine animals from over 8,000 species. Including hammerhead sharks, Stingray, Indo-Pacific dolphins, Japanese spider crabs, etc. The highlight of this place is the underwater tunnel path where we can see sharks and fishes swim around. And the Open Ocean Tank, a giant fish tank, 36 meters wide and 8.3 meters high, allowing us to see the full picture of marine life. Can be called a magnificent building. If visit Singapore must visit this once.

Direction: Take the subway line Circle Line or North East Line to HarbourFront Station. To get to the Cable Car basket, cross to Sentosa Island and get off the Cable Car at Imbiah Station. Then take the Sentosa Express bus to the Waterfront Station.

Ticket price * 1 Day:

Adults (ages 13-59 years): 40 Singapore dollars

Children (age 4-12 years): 29 Singapore dollars

Seniors (age 60 years and over): 29 Singapore dollars

More information >> https://www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/sea-aquarium/tickets

* Information as of February 2019 

10.  Science Centre Singapore 

Singapore, Science matter is also at the forefront of the world. Would like to recommend bringing children to visit the Science Center Singapore, which is another interesting tourist destination. There are exhibits show various scientific knowledge such as Earth, Fire, Climate Change, Ecogarden. Where children will get to learn more about naturally through the earthquake simulation, Tando, interactive tools, virtual reality. In the field of biology Will be a show about the human body and feelings in the Mind’s Eye Zone, Tuning In Brain and Body, Phobia2: The Science of Fear. In addition, children also learn about physics, history of technology from the past and present innovation. Believe that the house with children Studying in elementary school, middle school, to try to visit, have many good knowledge and experiences.
In addition to the main part, there are also Kidstop zones for young children, 18 months - 8 years, have fun activities with science knowledge as well.

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Direction: Take the East-Wast Line or North South Line to Jurong East Station.From there, take the bus No. 66 or 335 or walk 8 minutes to Science Center Singapore.

ticket price *

Adults: 12 Singapore dollars

Children (ages 3-12 years): 8 Singapore dollars

Seniors (age 60 years and over): 12 Singapore dollars

In KidsStop, there is a separate entry fee.

More information >> https://www.science.edu.sg/visit-us/ticket-prices

* Information as of