In this section we list a variety of activities that cater to travelling families looking to enjoy a quality holiday in Vietnam. Da Nang is a bustling coastal town where you can find expansive beaches that are great for sunbathing, swimming, surfing, and various water sports during the summer months. There are also luxurious beachfront resorts with kid-friendly amenities, including swimming pools, playgrounds, and babysitting services. If you’re looking to explore Da Nang during your holiday, day trips to marine parks and lush mountains can be easily arranged as well. If your little ones balk at the idea of museum-hopping during your family vacation, we’ve compiled a list of family activities in Da Nang that should put a smile on their faces.
Asia Park Da Nang
Asia Park Da Nang is a massive amusement park with over 80 indoor and outdoor rides. Located along Phan Dang Luu Street, it’s a 15-minute drive from Da Nang International Airport. Offering great views of Da Nang City and beyond, the main attraction here is a neon-lit Ferris wheel called Sun Wheel. Standing at 115 metres, it has 64 cabins to accommodate up to 384 passengers at a time. If you’re afraid of heights, you can explore the theme park via its elevated monorail train. Ticket fares are priced at VND 300,000 for adults and VND 200,000 for children, which are inclusive of the park’s monorail ride, Sun Wheel, and access to all rides at Asia Park Da Nang.
- Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 15:30 - 22:30, Saturday & Sunday 09:30 - 22:30
- Address: 01 Phan Dang Luu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang
- Tel: +84 236 368 1666
- Price Range: VND 300,000 (adults) & VND 200,000 (children)
My Khe Beach boasts a 20-mile stretch of sand and sea, attracting a huge crowd of locals and travellers during the summer months. Approximately 6km east of Da Nang, it is considered as one of Vietnam's most picturesque beaches. Hosting a number of high-end resorts and seafood restaurants, My Khe Beach is also a popular spot for sunbathing, fishing, snorkelling, jet-skiing, and surfing. Visitors can also check out numerous World Heritage Sites such as Hoi An Ancient Town, Hue Imperial City, and Phing Nga Caves, all of which are easily accessible via bus. Read More...
- Location: Nguyen Van Thoai, Da Nang
Ba Na Hills Fantasy Park
Ba Na Hills Fantasy Park is an indoor theme park atop Ba Na Chua Mountain, where visiting families can enjoy hours of fun. Some of its most impressive rides include the 29-metre-tall Tower Drop ride, 3D panoramic cinema that’s imported from Japan, and a 21-metre-tall climbing wall. Tickets cost VND 600,000 for adults and VND 550,000 for children, which grant access to all 105 games in Fantasy Park, a funicular train ride, Debay wine cellar, and Le Jardin D’Amour flower garden. We highly recommend spending a night or two at Ba Na Chua Mountain as there are plenty of things to see here besides the amusement park.
- Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 - Late
- Address: An Son - Hoa Ninh, Huyen Hoa Vang, Da Nang
- Tel: +84 236 374 9888
- Price Range: VND 650,000 (adults) & VND 550,000 (children)
Non Nuoc Beach has received international acclaim as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Featuring soft white sands, a gentle slope, unpolluted waters and mild waves, visitors can undertake plenty of leisure activities here, such as, sunbathing, jet-skiing, and surfing whilst enjoying local seafood dishes. A 20-minute drive from Da Nang City, Non Nuoc Beach takes up five kilometres of Hoa Hai Ward’s coastline, ending at the foot of Marble Mountains, which hosts ancient pagodas, sacred caves, and handicraft villages. Read More...
- Location: Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang
Vincom Shopping Centre
Vincom Shopping Centre is where you can shop for mid-range and upmarket international brands in Da Nang. The four-storey shopping mall is located along Ngo Quyen Street, about a five-minute drive from My Khe Beach. Open daily, it also offers plenty of family-friendly amenities, including an ice-skating rink and games arcade. International shoppers can also find a large supermarket, a toy shop, a bookstore that sells English publications, as well as a cinema that screens mostly Hollywood films.
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:30 – 23:00
- Address: 910A Ngo Quyen, Q Son Tra, Da Nang
- Tel: +84 236 399 6688
Cu Lao Cham Marine Park at Cham Islands
Cu Lao Cham Marine Park at Cham Islands is a great spot to explore on a day trip outside Da Nang City. Here, you can enjoy a scenic ride along the coastline, followed by a quick speedboat ride to Cham Islands. Popular activities include visiting a local village, fishing, snorkelling and swimming in the clear waters. If you prefer exploring Cu Lao Cham Marine Park on your own, make your way there by taxi or bus to Bach Dang Pier. From there, you can board a public boat for about US$2 per person.
- Location: Tan Hiep, Hoi An, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam
Marble Mountains are a cluster of five limestone and marble hills within Hoa Hai District, about 9km south of Da Nang. Named after natural elements, the peaks are individually known as Thuy Son (water), Moc Son (wood), Hoa Son (fire), Kim Son (metal) and Tho Son (earth). There are also a host of 17th-century Buddhist sanctuaries and pagoda temples dotted across the mountains, where locals pray and get their fortunes told. A must-do for any first-time visitor to Da Nang is climbing the steps to the top of Marble Mountains, where they can enjoy spectacular views across Non Nuoc Beach or My Khe Beach. Alternatively, there’s an elevator service (VND 30,000) available for those with physical disabilities. Read More...