Ho Chi Minh Activities
What to Do in Ho Chi Minh
Many repeat visitors to Vietnam are astonished by the expanding choice of activities found in Ho Chi Minh City.
If you’re a golfer, you’ll be well catered for. If you are not, you can have a relaxing massage or perhaps take a trip to a water park – the kids will love you for it.
If the weather is not so good, you can always go ten-pin bowling or take a cookery course and discover how to make authentic Vietnamese dishes.
Dinner Cruise and Saigon River Trips
Spend an evening on a two-hour dinner cruise as the lights fall on Saigon River on board a traditional dragon boat and feast on a sumptuous Vietnamese and international buffet.
Saigon River Express
As well as water taxi and ferry services along the Saigon River, Saigon River Express also offers an eight-hour guided trip along the Mekong River, stopping at various points of interest along the way, where guests can walk around market stalls and take photographs of the ‘real’ Vietnam.
- Location: H17 K300 Cong Hoa Street, Ward 12 | Tan Binh District
- Tel: +848 128 592 0018
Water Parks in Ho Chi Minh
Dam Sen Water Park
Dam Sen Water Park which has 25 kinds of water amusements including a wave pool, slides and a children’s pool.
The park, which is usually busy at weekends and is closed on Wednesdays.
- Address: 3 Hoa Binh, Ward 3, District 11.
- Tel: +848 858 8418
Suoi Tien Theme Park
With its oriental architecture and statues Suoi Tien may look like a temple on the first glance. Make no mistake though as this amusement park, the largest in HCMC, is packed with numerous adventure rides, games, air bicycle and themed swimming pool. Young children will enjoy the train ride to a ball house. Suoi Tien is 25km north of the city centre and is reachable by many bus lines.
- Opening Hours: 08:00 – 18:00, and up to 23:00 on national holidays
- Location: Thu Duc District
- Tel: +848 853 7867