Skydiving & More: An Adrenaline Junkie's Guide to the Most Thrilling Experiences in Bangkok

Skydiving, Swimming with Sharks & More: Best Things to Do in Bangkok for Thrill-Seekers

From devastating heights and heart-pumping water activity, here are the best things to do in Bangkok for the thrill-seeker in you.

Mouths dry, heart pounding; throat seems stuck as you experience the initial drop, but you soon find your voice and let out a piercing screech. Before you know it, it’s over. You are left confused and all you know is that you want to do it again. 

My fellow adrenaline junkies, you would be glad to know that you don’t have to travel to Dubai to skydive or the Carribean to swim alongside sharks. Here are the 8 most thrilling experiences you can get in Bangkok perfect for you adrenaline junkies out there.

1. Skydiving @ Nong Khor Reservoir

We all want to “fall in style” like Buzz Lightyear and what better to do it but through skydiving? With certified jumpers to guide you on your way down from the skies, you will have nothing to fear, except for perhaps, getting that perfect shot. 

Companies like Thai Sky Adventures and Skydive Pattaya provide experiences for beginners and frequent flyers alike. So don’t let fear stop you from flying!

Image credit: Skydive Pattaya

Address: Thai Sky Adventures – Skydive, Pattaya, Thailand, Sriracha, Pattaya, Chon Buri 20230,

Website: https://www.thaiskyadventures.com/

2. Roller Coasters @ Dream World Bangkok

Head down to Dreamworld to get on rides like the Raptor, Tornado, Viking and many more. The best part is that there are rides for kids as well so you can turn it into a family adventure!

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Address: 62 หมู่ที่ 1 ถนน รังสิต – องครักษ์ Bueng Yitho, Thanyaburi District, Pathum Thani 12130, Thailand

Website: https://www.dreamworld.co.th/

Also read: 11 Reasons Why Dreamworld is The No. 1 Theme Park in Bangkok You Must Visit

3. Siriraj Medical Museum

Unlike the kid-friendliness of Dream World, this one’s a little grislier. This museum of death showcases dead bodies and babies – a hair-raising experience which may cause you to lose a few nights of sleep. Study fetuses and body parts of adults preserved in formaldehyde-filled jars in the Congdon Anatomical Museum on the third floor. There are also six other sections, including one which stores the dead bodies of serial murderers. You have been warned. 

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Address: Thailand, Bangkok, Thanon Wang Lang, タ

4. Pattaya Bungy

Bungee jump off from Thailand’s highest tower (it stands at 60 metres high) either with your legs tied together or be a human slingshot at 90 metres. Insurance has been included for both in packages which go up to ฿4200. 

Image credit: Pattaya Bungy

Address: 248 10 หมู่ที่ 12 Thep Prasit Rd, Muang Pattaya, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand

Website: https://pattayabungy.com/

5. Flyboard Pattaya

Flyboarding is another extreme water sport that literally takes you to new heights. This physically demanding sport requires you to have a strong core, but above all, guts to balance on a board high up.

Image credit: Pattaya Bungy

Address: 248 10 หมู่ที่ 12 Thep Prasit Rd, Muang Pattaya, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand

6. King Power Mahanakhon

Perhaps you have a very short trip and you desperately want to get some thrills in between your shopping. Well, Mahanakhon is a shopping mall with a skywalk 78 floors above ground. With a transparent glass platform, you can see through to the bottom!

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Address: 114 Naradhiwat Rajanagarindra Rd, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

7. 2 Sky Pattaya, Rocketball 

City dwellers can also take a Rocket ball which will launch you into the sky at speeds of 100 KPH in one second. Be prepared for sweeping views of the city!

Address: 311/17 Moo 10, Bali Hai Pier, Walking Street | Nongprue Subdistrict, Banglamung district, Pattaya, Thailand

Website: https://www.2skypattaya.com/

8. Swimming with Sharks at Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World

No thrill seeker can turn away an opportunity to get up close to the menacing creatures of Jaws. Yes, you can swim with sharks, at a shopping mall no less! Just go to the basement of Siam Paragon mall to find the Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World and dive right in!

Address: Siam Paragon Building, B1- B2 Floor 991 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Also read: 15 Insanely Thrilling Things to Do in Bangkok on Your Next Visit

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