Top 9 Kid Friendly Activities in Hoi An

Planning a family trip to Hoi An, Vietnam? Look no further! Hoi An is a vibrant city that offers a wide range of activities suitable for kids of all ages. From exciting boat rides to cultural experiences and mouthwatering culinary adventures, Hoi An has it all. In this blog post, we’ll explore the top nine kid-friendly activities in Hoi An that are sure to create lasting memories for your family.

1. Basket Boat Ride: Fun on the Water!

Imagine gliding through the water in a traditional bamboo basket boat, just like the local fishermen! These boats are not only safe but also provide a unique and memorable experience for your children. With their round shape and excellent stability, basket boat rides are a must-try activity in Hoi An.

Family fun with basket boat

2. Traditional Art Performing Center: Unleash the Artist Within!

If your kids love art and performance, the Traditional Art Performing Center is the perfect place to visit. With a short 40-minute show that showcases traditional Vietnamese instruments, the bingo game, Cham dance, and the captivating Dragon-Phoenix-Turtle-Unicorn dance, your children will be enthralled by the vibrant cultural performances.

Traditional art performances

3. Food Tour: A Delicious Adventure!

Kids always have fun with food, and Hoi An’s food tour is a fantastic way to explore the city’s culinary delights. Join a family-friendly food tour where you can sample a variety of local dishes. At Momo, we specialize in tours suitable for kids, including the chance to try a dish that requires some smacking before you eat it – a truly unique experience!

Momo's Food Tour

4. Beach Time: Fun in the Sun!

Who doesn’t love the beach? Hoi An boasts several stunning beaches, but we recommend visiting the Sound of Silence Coffee Shop, which offers beachfront access, comfortable umbrellas, and chairs. This tranquil spot provides a more serene atmosphere compared to An Bang Beach, ensuring a delightful night out for the whole family.

5. Ice Cream Delights: Sweet Treats for All Seasons! Indulge your children’s taste buds with delicious ice cream in Hoi An. Whether it’s summer or winter, ice cream is always a delightful treat. Venture beyond the usual flavors and try something exotic like durian ice cream (trust us, it’s surprisingly good!) or explore alternative flavors like jackfruit, avocado, mango, Oreo, matcha, and passion fruit at our favorite ice cream parlors.

6. Treasure Hunt Game in the Old Town: Discovering Hoi An’s Hidden Gems!

Make history and culture exciting for your kids with a treasure hunt game in Hoi An’s charming old town. This specially designed game will lead your family on a journey through the town, following hints, discovering destinations, and collecting information. Book the Hoi An Heritage Guided Tour and leave a note requesting a treasure hunt for your kids to enjoy an engaging and educational adventure.

Momo's Treasure Hunt Old Town Game

7. Electric-Cart Adventure: Eco-Friendly Fun!

Experience the town’s charm while riding in an environmentally friendly electric cart. These open-air vehicles are perfect for a family ride, allowing you to explore Hoi An’s enchanting streets and attractions. You can easily book a cart in advance or find them around town to enjoy a fun and breezy transportation option.

A Bamboo Electric Cart

8. Lantern Making Workshop: Unleash Your Creativity!

Let your children unleash their artistic side at a lantern making workshop. For a reasonable price, starting from $8 per person, visit The Lantern Lady and engage in a hands-on experience crafting beautiful lanterns. Your kids will not only have fun but also have a unique souvenir to bring back home, serving as a reminder of their time in Hoi An.

9. Bamboo Workshop: Building Marvels from Nature!

For a more challenging and awe-inspiring experience, visit a bamboo workshop in Hoi An. Watch your children’s faces light up as they discover the endless possibilities of creating things from bamboo. From bicycles and cars to bamboo house, toys, lamps, and even bamboo helicopters or speakers, this workshop is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Hoi An is a treasure trove of family-friendly activities that will keep your children entertained and create unforgettable memories. Whether you embark on a basket boat ride, join a treasure hunt, enjoy mouthwatering treats, or immerse yourselves in art and culture, Hoi An has something for every family. So pack your bags, book your tickets, and get ready for an incredible adventure in this charming Vietnamese city!

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