Children aren't always interested in visiting
temples and walking around the whole day. They want to have fun,
play and laugh. But don't worry also Siem Reap thought of them. We
mention in this section the places where you can go with your child
and guarantee you that no only them but you will also enjoy it.
Also don't forget to read our pages about Animal Parks
& Wildlife or Adventure Tours. Some of these
activities are amazing to do as a family.
Are you ready and interested to play some mini golf then you
should definitely visit Angkor Wat Putt. Here you can shoot a ball
under Angkor Wat or over Ta Phrom. They have nine mini courses
built in a beautiful garden which present perfect replica's from
the temples. It is a nice way to get a break from visiting the
temples and to have some fun hours with the family. For a pause and
cool drink you can have a seat at the bar. The course is open from
8h00 till dark and they offer a pick up service from your hotel.
The rates per course are 5$ for children and students and 7$ for
adults. You can find Angkor Wat Putt on Angkor High School Road.
Just go straight on the road and you should notice them on the left
side after driving 2kms. Tel: +855 12 302
What doesn't taste better after a hot or fun day than an ice
cream. There are a lot of shops in Siem Reap that offer many kind
of flavors. You can choose one, two or three scoops with whipped
cream on top depending on your preference.
Ice cream shops:
Happy Hop provides safe, clean, fun. An outdoor playground
featuring 5 bouncers, swings, and sit & spin, the
playground is a sure way to burn off any excess energy your
kids may have. Co-located with Angkor Wat Putt in quiet
neighborhood, enjoy playing with the kids or enjoy a round of
mini-golf while they play. Admission is $2.00 for
unlimited play (discount for expats), leave and return is OK, If
you want to have a special treat for your child's birthday party or
event, Happy Hop can help you out. They rent and provide
small and big bouncers to make sure that your kid will have a fun
and enjoyable day. You can get a small bouncer for 30$ and a big
one or two small for 50$. Their service includes setting it
up and tearing it down. You can always contact them for more
information and for any event. Open from 16.00 to 20.00 during the
week and from 08.00 to 20.00 on Sunday and during the holidays.
They are located on Angkor Wat Putt's site (see above), left hand
side after driving 2kms on Angkor High School road. Tel :
+855 97 640 4268
Jungle Junction is really a paradise for
children. This place has a huge garden with all kind of play
material. When you hear children laughing they are probably jumping
on the trampolines and bouncers. There is also a pool full with
colourful balls to hide in and sand box to build your own castle.
Also available are karaoke rooms equiped with a disco ball to sing
a song together with the whole family. In the on-site cinema the
children can enjoy watching a funny movie while eating popcorn.
Their friendly and professional staff will take care of children
while you have a drink and some food on the balcony. Enjoy the restaurant,
with a large selection of burgers, snacks, western and Khmer dishes
and hang out at the bar having a cold beer or a glass of wine. You
can contact them to organise a birthday party or special event and
they wiill create for you an unique concept. In addition they
provide day care and drop off service for children that stay a full
day, half day or in the evening. Open from 8h00 to
23h00. This play garden is located 2kms from the center,
on Angkor High School road. You can't miss their
sign. Tel : +855 10 527 568
Kids plaza is very popular with the
Cambodian Children. This place has a great indoor playground where
the children can have a fun morning or afternoon with their friends
and family. Smiling faces will appear when the kids see the many
games that are availble for them to enjoy. When getting hungry you
can check out one of the two restaurants. The downstairs restaurant
offers delicious Cambodian food and is often full-seated in the
weekend during breakfast time. The upstairs restaurant provides
hamburgers and other Western snacks. Kids Plaza is located along
the river, on Achar Svar Street and on the corner of Street 20, Wat
Bo area. Tel: +855 63 966 288
A lot of children like to play video and computer games. There
are two places in Siem Reap that provide this kind of games. You
can go to Angkor Trade Center and spend a a few
hours playing in the games arcade on the 3rd floor. Or you can go
Mall and have fun in the play shop on the third floor. Both
places will guarantee that your children will have a great
time. Angkor Trade Center is located on Pokambor Avenue, along
the river and Lucky Mall on Sivatha Road.
There is only one roller skate rink in Siem Reap, called Sky
High. You can find it in Angkor Trade Center (located on Pokambor
Avenue, along the river) on the 4th floor. You can bring your own
skates or rent them for only 1$/hour. You should try it out and
spin around on the music beats while skating and enjoying yourself.
After skating you can have a snack and drink in their restaurant.
The skating rink and restaurant are open from 9h00 to 22h00.
Tel: +855 88 372 7050
Children love to swim and play in the water. It can be that your
hotel or guesthouse you are staying in has a swimming
pool. If not, no problem! There are many hotels and
guesthouses which offer to use their swimming facilities by paying
a small fee or for free when you buy a drink (visit this forum post
for more information:
swimming pools in Siem Reap). If you opt for a more natural
swimming pool then you can head out to Baray.
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