Treat your children to adventure this summer in Da Nang. Vietnam is full of young families and as a result there is a plethora of family activities in Danang to enjoy. From pottery painting to gardening in Hoi An, find things to do with kids that fit your family’s travel plans. Accessing these family activities and destinations from Golden Bay 5 Star Hotel in Danang is simple due to the hotels convenient location at the mouth of the Han River near Son Tra Peninsula.
Ba Na Hills
Recently completed, the Ba Na Hills Resort is one of a few amusement parks built in Vietnam. Located on a remote mountain peak to the west of Danang, Ba Na Hills is a must-see destination for families visiting Danang. The resort has been designed to look like a French chateau in the mountains and features a cable car to access the family-fun destination. On cloudy days, the cable car is an adventure itself, as you fly through the clouds and emerge to see the beautiful Ba Na Hills.
Located within the resort are a variety of rides, entertainment zones, and an impressive arcade. In addition, the grounds present decadent gardens featuring local flowers and vegetation. While a large marble Buddha towering 27 meters overlooks the mountainside.
Throughout the year, Bana Hills presents a variety of festivals. From flower to beer festivals, Bana Hills is sure to impressive with the diversity of activities for your family to join.
Hot Springs and Water Parks near Danang
Located on a neighboring mountain near Ba Na Hills lies the Nui Than Tai Hot Spring Park. This isolated hot spring near Danang is beautifully surrounded by mountains and forest but has been designed with family fun in mind. The water park presents natural hot spring pools in addition to a variety of water slides, wave pools, and a lazy river.
The Nui Than Tai Hot Spring Park is a must-visit family destination in Danang, as it presents a full day’s worth of water adventure for children and parents. Kids will love the water slides and wave pools, while parents can lounge in the hot springs and saunas for true relaxation amongst the tropical forests near Danang. If you’re looking for some peace and quiet, take family to one of the picnic areas near Danang overlooking the mountains and forest.
When visiting the Nui Than Tai Hot Spring discover and experience a local tradition of eating a soft-boiled egg from the hot spring water, which is believed to add longevity and virility to your life.
Hoi An Photography Tour and Workshop
Capture the best moments of your family’s travels to Vietnam with a phototour in Hoi An. These tours are run by experienced photographers who have lived and worked in Vietnam for many years. They offer insights into the best photo spots in and around Hoi An as well as offer tips to improve your photography skills, particularly in the art of street photography. Not only will you come away with a personal collection of photographs from Vietnam to share with family and friends, but you will also gain creative skills you can use on future travels around the world.
For families, this gives a fantastic opportunity for children to learn a new skill while travelling. Photography is a great art to learn, as it requires critical and creative thinking to capture the perfect image. Allow your children to shine with their creativity by putting a camera in their hands. Whether it’s an expensive DSLR or a camera phone, the art of photography is easily accessible to you and your children.
Tra Que Vegetable Village in Hoi An
Another educational opportunity for your children is at the Tra Que Vegetable Village in Hoi An. This quaintly run village offers scenic walking tours through farms near Hoi An. Agriculture is an important industry in Vietnam, and this unique experience gives insight into the work ethics of local farmers and the crops they raise.
The tour features a bicycle ride through a large area of farm land and vegetable plots. In addition, families can help to prepare crops for planting or help to harvest new crops. There are also cooking lessons, a fantastic opportunity to learn how to cook some local recipes to share when you return home from Vietnam.
Pottery Painting Along the Han River
A fun hidden gem in Danang for families is pottery painting located under the Han River Bridge along Tran Hung Dao Street. This outdoor activity is popular for families with young children in Da Nang due to its central location along the river and low cost. In addition, once you’ve finished painting your pottery, you can take the collectible home with you. There are a variety of pottery designs including cartoon figurines, cute animals, and much more. Prices vary based on figurine size, so be sure to negotiate prices prior to painting.
Fire Breathing Dragon Bridge in Da Nang
If you’re by the Han River on a Sunday evening, be sure to walk down Tran Hung Dao to the Dragon Bridge. Every Sunday evening starting at 9:00pm to enjoy a mesmerizing spectacle as the Dragon Bridge breathes fire and water. The best place to view the Dragon bridge in Da Nang is along Tran Hung Dao Street near the water-spitting fish statue. This area provides an unobstructed view of the Dragon Bridge and also is popular for photographers to capture the weekly show. Be sure to arrive early and peruse the local crafts on sale or savor the delightful street food in Danang from local vendors.
Fireworks Pool Party at the Golden Bay Pool
During the Danang International Fireworks Festival, join the fun at the swimming pool of the Danang Golden Bay Five-star Hotel in Danang. On 2nd June 2018, 9th June 2018, and 30th June 2018, Danang Golden Bay Hotel in Danang will host a special pool party on the rooftop featuring spectacular views of the Danang International Fireworks Festival performances along the Han River. Enjoy the “Beer Pool Party” from 18:00 to 22:00 for just 599,000VND per person, which includes one beer, one hotdog and one grill chicken wings. Advance reservation is recommended. To reserve your place, please call 0236 3 878 999.