Phuket has lots to offer adrenaline seekers, from the go karting track to the rock face, laser quest and beyond. If your kids’ thrill is found in paintballing, ATV or bungy jumping jungle style then you’ve come to the right place to guarantee them an unforgettable adrenaline adventure.
ATV is definitely for the bigger kids (aged 12 up) and they must be confident in using both brakes and throttle. Ensure your child is protected with helmet, protective eye wear and knee/elbow pads before they set off. ATV Phuket offer ATV in Phuket and also in Phang Nga.
Jungle Squad in Kathu offer a whole host of adrenaline adventures, amongst them go-karting. There track is very easy to find in Kathu and ATV on a jungle course is also offered here. There are more basic karts suitable for kids who are big enough to reach the pedals. Recommended for kids aged 9 up. Go to www.junglesquad.com for more information.
Additionally there’s a go-kart track in Chalong, close to the Green Man.
Paintballing and BB gun fun are available daily down in Chalong at the Kinnaree / Shooting range complex. Both excellent team sports where teenagers can really enjoy themselves. Protective clothing and equipment all provided. Archery is also available at this complex. Drop into the Kinnaree centre next to the Green Man for more details.
The best place for kids to experience a climb is over in neighbouring Krabi. A trip to Railay will open up a world of breathtaking climbs up dramatic limestone cliffs. There are many rock climbing schools to choose from and kids as young as six can climb. There are a variety of courses on offer including abseiling, rock climbing and orienteering.
Power snorkelling is available from Phuket island itself and nearby Coral island by the Coral Island Beach Club. It’s a great way for kids aged 8 and over to explore the underwater world. Seascooters are also available.