When on Phu Quoc, or planning a vacation with your family to Phu Quoc, it can be overwhelming trying to plan your day-to-day schedule. With an abundance of activities to do on Phu Quoc, and a lot of competition to choose from, how can you know who offers the best tours and services? How can you find out which activities are best to do on Phu Quoc with kids? Without significant research, you may find yourself stumped, confused with too many choices, at a loss, or you may even book an activity that isn’t appropriate for your family.
So, we here at PhuQuocIslandGuide.com (the #1 travel source on Phú Quốc) have done the research for you! We assure you that our “Top 10 Activities on Phu Quoc For Families With Kids,” has the most recent information, and is the best guide for choosing top activities on Phú Quốc Island. In this way, you and your family can safely maximize on all of the fun and adventure that Phú Quốc has to offer.
For one of the most incredible experiences of your life, and perhaps one of the most treasured vacation memories that you could ever create for your family is a Phu Quoc Snorkeling Tour in the An Thoi group of islands. The sea surrounding the An Thoi Archipelago is calm, clear, and perfect for kids. This snorkeling tour is one of the most popular tours on Phu Quoc – just pick a tour operator from our list here and schedule a trip. With its' shallow calm waters and abundant reefs, Phu Quoc is the best place for snorkeling in all of Vietnam!
One of the most rewarding day trips on Phu Quoc is a family day up in Ganh Dau located in the north western part of the island. There are many attractions up here but one that is perfect for the entire family is hiking the Ganh Dau Trail. This is a light trail suitable for all ages and it provides a great introduction to the Phu Quoc National Park. Mystical, lush and inviting, the Ganh Dau Trail is breathtakingly beautiful. Remember to keep an eye out for Hornbills flying above you!
“Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” Discover Vinpearl Safari, Vietnam's first safari zoo featuring 3,000 animals of 150 species from all over the world. Ride the tram and come face to face with giant mammals such a giraffes, rhinos, wildebeest's, and more.
After taking your kids out on some amazing adventures of a lifetime, it is now time for an educational experience at the Coi Nguon Museum. The Coi Nguon Museum is a private museum located in the Long Beach area that contains a large collection of fossils and historical artifacts all found on Phu Quoc. Spend an hour browsing this unique collection and then head on up to the rooftop for a breath-taking panoramic view of the sea.
Now its' time to do something fun and completely different on Phu Quoc Island, an activity your children will remember for the rest of their lives – fishing for squid while watching the sun go down into the ocean. The sunset squid fishing tour is a unique experience found only on Phu Quoc. Just prior to sunset, your captain will take you and your family out to sea in order for your entire family to experience fishing for the nocturnal and abundant squid. All gear is included and you can keep/cook what you catch – from sea to plate, you cannot get any fresher than that!
Water slides, roller coasters, dolphin shows, and more! Vinpearl Land on Phu Quoc is like a mini Disney Land featuring a Water Park, 5D cinema, fairy castle, underwater sea world with more than 600 species of marine life, Live dolphin and mermaid shows, musical water fountains, and typical amusement park rides… your kids will love it! Dining options can be found in the Food Village and Yummy Land, with retail therapy offered at Shopping Street.
Make sure to check out their mermaid show:
Introduce your kids to bee farming! The Phu Quoc Bee Farm located in Cua Can is the first and only honey bee farm on the island. Children will learn about the honey production process, a bees life cycle and habitat, and also get to try some of the tasty honey that is produced here.
Tip: Be sure to try the variety of beverages made from raw honey!
Phu Quoc is famous for its unique and rare dog, the Phu Quoc Ridgeback Dog and now the island has a unique racetrack/conservation center/kennel dedicated to this species of dog. The racetrack is located in Cay Thong Ngoai Hamlet in Cua Duong Commune (near Duong Dong Town) and includes four racetracks with a length of 365 meters. Four dogs take part in a race and each competitor must overcome 12 different courses, including fences, swimming areas, tunnels and climbing walls.
Phu Quoc Go Kart is a fun and rip-roaring activity for the whole family located near Ông Lang. The race track is 320m long and has a series of sharp curves, smooth bends, and a long straight start/finish lane allowing acceleration.
The main building with its front desk, bar-restaurant and garage is situated at the entrance and it’s a refreshingly cool area to watch the go-karts racing around. There is no age limit, however you have to be at least 1.5m tall to drive. No driving license or previous experience is required.
With 150km's of coastline, Phu Quoc is inundated with beaches. Here are the 5 best beaches to visit with your family:
• Check the weather reports and choose an appropriate beach for you and your family
• Wear sunscreen and hats
• Bring floating devices for kids and adults who aren’t strong swimmers
• Be safe, watch the water, and never turn your back to the ocean
• Enjoy your family vacation, create awesome memories, and have the time of your life!!
For more information on Phu Quocs’s best beaches visit https://www.phuquocislandguide.com/phu-quoc-beaches/
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