6 Best Things to Do in Bangkok This 2022

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Enjoy an epic sightseeing experience from the Mahanakhon SkyWalk, one of the best things to do in Bangkok! Get your discount tickets here 🇹🇭

  • Planning a trip to Bangkok? Ride this hop-on hop-off river boat on the Chao Phraya to explore like a local!
  • Want to have some R&R? Book a Thai massage in this chic spa.
  • Looking to have fun during your trip? Visit the best theme park in the city or the largest aquarium attraction in Southeast Asia!
  • Book the best things to do in Bangkok on WAUG, the No. 1 activity booking platform in South Korea! Download the app here and get an extra discount coupon pack 🥳

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Top Things to Do in Bangkok

Whether you plan to visit Bangkok for the first time or explore the city once more, there are plenty of things that await you during your trip. The capital city of Thailand not only offers temples, palaces, and ruins for adventure-seekers, but fresh experiences that will help you immerse in the local way of life. From taking a boat ride on the Chao Phraya River to enjoying an authentic Thai massage, there are plenty of experiences that you can add to your list of things to do in Bangkok. Here are some of them:

1. Mahanakhon SkyWalk

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First on our list of is the epic viewing deck on the 74th floor of King Power Mahanakhon. Known as the Mahanakhon SkyWalk, this sky-high attraction gives visitors a breathtaking view of the city from a height of 314 meters. Visiting the SkyWalk gives that feeling of being welcomed to the city as you take in views of Thailand’s capital city. If you’ll time your visit to the Mahanakhon SkyWalk during the day, you’ll be able to capture panoramic views of the beautiful cityscape; of course, visiting at night will let you take in the beauty of the dazzling city lights.

Aside from the observation deck, you can make the most out of your visit by walking on the glass floors — an Instagram dream. You can also upgrade by pairing your Mahanakhon SkyWalk ticket with a meal voucher that you can use for either Thai Taste Hub Mahanakhon CUBE or Mahanakhon Eatery.

  • PRICE ON WAUG: starts at ฿844 or $23 (vs. regular price of ฿880 or $24)
  • INCLUSIONS: Admission to the Indoor Observation Room and access to the rooftop. (฿200 Coupon and Commemorative photo album are both optional.)
  • ADDRESS: 114 Narathiwas Road, Silom, Bangrak, Bangkok
  • HOURS: 10am-7pm daily

2. Chao Phraya River Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Boat

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From a sky-high attraction, we now go to Bangkok’s scenic waterway called the Chao Phraya. This major river may be known as the major trade link of rice, but visitors can enjoy it by taking the Chao Phraya Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off Boat — a great way to ditch the traffic! Aside from it being a convenient and refreshing mode of transportation for tourists, the boat also offers a different perspective of the city. If you’re curating photos for your social media feed, then this is definitely worth adding to your list of things to do in Bangkok. Get the 1-day ticket below to enjoy rides on the Chao Phraya River!

  • PRICE ON WAUG: ฿137 or $3.86 (vs. regular price of ฿150 or $4.2)
  • INCLUSION: 1-day access to the Chao Phraya River Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Boat
  • General Course
    • Sharon Pier – Phathat Pier: 09:00 AM – 05:30 PM
    • Phathat Pier – Sharon Pier: 08:30 AM – 05:00 PM
  • Asiatic Night Route
    • Phathat Pier Depature: 03:30 PM – 05:00 PM 
    • Sharon Pier Departure: 04:00 PM – 05:30 PM 

3. SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World

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Tick off a record-breaking attraction in your bucket list when you visit SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World! As the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia, you’ll be treated to a grand aqua-themed discovery experience — perfect if you’re visiting with a friend, your significant other, or family! Get an up-close encounter with sharks, rays, and a wide variety of fish, and take photos at the various photo zones.

To make the most of your time, also visit the nearby Madame Tussauds Bangkok and take selfies with the impressive wax favorites of your favorite celebrities, characters, and icons! These are two things to do in Bangkok that you should definitely add to your itinerary.

  • PRICE ON WAUG: starts at ฿904 or $25 (vs. regular price of ฿1,161 or $39)
  • INCLUSIONS: Admission to SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World & Madame Tussauds Bangkok
  • ADDRESS: B2 Floor, Siam Paragon Building, B1, 991 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
  • HOURS: 10am-8pm daily

4. Bangkok Wonderful Pearl Dinner Cruise

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Why add the Wonderful Pearl Dinner Cruise to your list of things to do in Bangkok? Well, it’s all in the name! Aside from a wonderful cruise ride down the city that will let you spot famous landmarks like the Wat Pho, Wat Arun, and The Grand Palace, you’ll also be treated to a sumptuous dinner experience. Feast on authentic Thai flavors as well as international dishes — a dinner experience in Bangkok that’s worth adding to your itinerary!

  • PRICE ON WAUG: starts at ฿904 or $25 (vs. regular price of ฿1,161 or $39)
  • INCLUSIONS: 2-hour cruise, dinner buffet, live entertainment, and indoor or outer seat/table
  • ADDRESS: B2 Floor, Siam Paragon Building, B1, 991 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
  • HOURS: 10am-8pm daily

5. Dream World

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Filled with over 30 attractions and rides set in various themed zones, Dream World is a theme park you don’t want to miss! If you’re visiting Bangkok with your friends or significant other, make sure try the Sky Coaster, Tornado, and the Haunted House. If you’ll go with your family, you’ll also find kid-friendly rides like the Speedy Mouse. Before you leave, catch The Colours of the World Parade.

  • PRICE ON WAUG: starts at ฿555 or 15.3 (vs. regular price of ฿612 or $16.9)
  • INCLUSIONS: Includes unlimited access to 26 rides and a one-time ride on 4D, Alien, Bump Car, and Haunted House
  • ADDRESS: 62 หมู่ที่ 1 ถนน รังสิต – องครักษ์ Bueng Yitho, Thanyaburi District, Pathum Thani 12130, Thailand
  • HOURS: 10am-5pm on weekdays and 10am-7pm on weekends

6. Retreat on Vitayu Spa

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No trip to Thailand is complete without an authentic massage! If you’re looking for a good spa that both locals and travelers would recommend, you can visit Retreat on Vitayu. Aside from having clean and chic facilities, this establishment is known for their top-notch service as well as their affordable and relaxing massage. Go for their soothing 120-minute Thai Massage, which is the spa’s signature offering. You may also book their City Adventure Package, which includes a 30-minute head-and-shoulder massage, 15-minute arm, 15-minute back, and 60-minute foot massage. The package is a must-add to your list of things to do in Bangkok especially if you plan to explore a lot!

  • PRICE ON WAUG: starts at ฿660 or 18.5 (vs. regular price of ฿720 or $20.21)
  • ADDRESS: 51/7 Polo 3 Alley, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
  • HOURS: 11am-10pm daily

How to Book Things to Do in Bangkok on WAUG

WAUG, short for “Where are [you] going?”, is the No. 1 activity booking app in South Korea. If it’s your first time to book with us, you’ll get an extra discount coupon after downloading the app! Here are the steps:

  1. Log in or sign up for an account here.
  2. Proceed to the booking page of your preferred activity in Bangkok.
  3. Select the date, option, and quantity.
  4. Check out using your credit, debit, or prepaid card.
  5. Receive you mobile voucher via email or the WAUG app.

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