Adventurous Activities in Bangkok
Looking for adventurous activities in Bangkok? You can enjoy surfing on a wave machine, diving with sharks, handling snakes & eating fried insects!
If you are someone who loves adventures and has a sense of daring, then Bangkok has plenty to offer; here are some fun activities which are bound to get your heart racing too!
Surfing in the City
While Bangkok may not be beside a beach with surf-worthy waves it has the next best thing; a FlowRider simulated wave machine! Those staying at a centrally located 5-star hotel in Bangkok can easily reach Flow House; it features this machine that creates waves that reach 32 km/h ideal for surfing and bodyboarding.
Diving with Sharks
For more adrenaline-pumping action go diving with sharks! This unforgettable experience is on offer at SEA LIFE Bangkok at the Siam Paragon mall, walking distance from Pathumwan Princess Hotel. You can head underwater with experienced trainers to encounter leopard, blacktip reef and sand tiger sharks as well as various rays.
Overcome your fear of snakes at the Snake Farm at the Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute. The farm provides the valuable service of helping people learn more about snakes; it also features displays of venom extraction and best of all, a chance to handle certain slithering serpents for a unique photo op!
Eating Fried Insects
Foodies who want a culinary challenge can sample some deep-fried creepy-crawlies! These insect treats are popular here and are sold in areas like Khao San Road and Patpong. Fried bamboo worms, red ants and crickets are available, while those looking to take it to the next level can try scorpions and spiders too.