9 Saigon Attractions for Kids: Vietnam with Kids

Ho Chi Minh City is an attractive destination with plenty of children's activities throughout the city that are worth exploring. Here are the top 9 family-friendly Saigon attractions that will help parents to have a wonderful time in Ho Chi Minh City with kids.

1. Zoo and Botanical Garden

Zoo and Botanical Garden is definitely an ideal destination for the family with kids. It is located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, at the end of Le Duan Street. This place is considered to be one of the largest green lungs of the city, with a rich and diverse flora and fauna system. The trees that are hundreds of years old create shade throughout the park. Here children can also learn about the animal world as various animals such as lions, elephants, tigers, peacocks, giraffes, pythons, etc. can be met in a lively outdoor space. On special occasions, such as the children's festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, Saigon Zoo and Botanical Garden have the show and music and dance activities for children to join.

Zoo and Botanical Garden

Address: 2 Nguyen Binh Khiem, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Distance from the city center: 2 km

Opening hours: 07:00 - 17:00

Entrance fee:

  • Children: 50,000 VND per kid
  • Adults: 80,000 VND per person

2. KizCiti

KizCiti is the first and only vocational center that combines a complete career model with water sports and entertainment activities. Kids can participate in fun and education activities. The place is built in the form of a simulation of a miniature city for children aged 3 - 15, where children are transformed into adults to work and learn the basics of jobs such as pilot, fireman, engineer, baker, fashion model, painter, and doctor.

Address: Khanh Hoi Park, Hoang Dieu, Ward 5, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City

Distance from the city center: 2 km

Opening hours: 08:30 - 16:00

Entrance fee:

  • Children: 180,000-220,000 VND per kid
  • Adults: 20,000 VND per person

3. Suoi Tien Cultural Amusement Park

Suoi Tien Cultural Amusement Park is the famous cultural and entertainment complex in Saigon. The architectural works are built with the purpose of educating children and inspiring visitors about the cultural history and ethnic origins of the nation. Compared to other children's play areas in Ho Chi Minh City, Suoi Tien is very large, so to explore the entire place you will have to spend whole day. The highlight of this park, in addition to the beautiful landscape, is various games with many different levels, serving everyone to have fun and relax. There is also Tien Dong Beach, which is the first artificial beach in Vietnam.

Address: 120 Ha Noi Highway, Tan Phu Ward, District 9, Ho Chi Minh City

Distance from the city center: 18 km

Opening hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00 - 17:30
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 - 18:00

Entrance fee:

  • Adults: 90,000 VND per person
  • Children: 45,000 VND per kid

Tickets for games: 5,000 - 40,000 VND for 1 time

4. Dam Sen Park

Dam Sen Park is the most modern cultural park of Ho Chi Minh City. The complex includes restaurants, parks, botanical gardens, sports areas, display areas, entertainment areas and stages. There are countless interesting games for children to have fun and explore, especially the water park with nearly 40 attractive water games. Most of the area of Dam Sen Park is greenery so this place is truly a great oasis in the heart of the city. Here you will have the most wonderful relaxing moments with your kids.

Address: 3 Hoa Binh Street, District 11, Ho Chi Minh City

Distance from the city center: 8 km

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 8:00 - 18:00
  • Saturday, Sunday: 8:00 - 21:00
  • Holidays and events: 8:00 - 22:00

Entrance fee: 130,000-180,000 VND per person

5. Snow Town Saigon

If you are looking for the indoor space playground and want to avoid the heat of Ho Chi Minh City, you can take your kids to the artificial snow city in the heart of Saigon. Snow Town Saigon is the largest and most modern snow play area in Vietnam. The space inside Snow Town is built like a European city in winter so this is an attractive place for both adults and children. The snow here is pure white and fluffy to ensure the safety necessary for kids, thanks to the best in the world snow making technology from Japan. You will be immersed in the world of snow, enjoy playing with snowballs, making snowmen, and skiing. Visitors should prepare warm clothes because it is very cold inside.

Snow Town Saigon

Address: CBD Premium Apartment, 125 Dong Van Cong, Thanh My Loi Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City

Distance from the city center: 11 km

Opening hours: 9:00 - 21:00

Entrance fee:

  • Monday – Friday Adults: 180,000 VND per person
  • Monday – Friday Children: 130,000 VND per kid
  • Saturday, Sunday, Holidays Adults: 200,000 VND per person
  • Saturday, Sunday, Holidays Children: 150,000 VND per kid

6. Artinus 3D Art Museum

Artinus 3D Art Museum is an art gallery in District 7 that won the hearts of many people, especially parents with kids, as there are many beautiful angles to create funny and creative photos. This place has a lively picture space with lots of interesting characters from the comic world to attract kids to play, dance and take photos. The paintings here are divided into 9 different zones with different theme, including the Aqua Zone, Animal Zone, Masterpiece Zone, Vietnam Zone, Egypt Adventure Zone, Fantage Zone, Giant Zone, Strange House Zone, and Love Zone to ensure visitors will get unique pictures when coming to this place.

Address: 02-04, Street 9, KDC Himlam, Tan Hung Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City

Distance from the city center: 5 km

Opening hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 – 18:00 (last admission at 17:00)
  • Saturday, Sunday, holiday: 9:00 – 20:00 (last admission at 19:00)

Entrance fee:

  • Monday- Friday: 200,000 VND per person
  • Weekend & Public Holidays: 250,000 VND per person
  • Kids under 90 cm: Free

7. tiNi World

tiNiWorld Edutainment Center has a concept of playground for kids, opened in many shopping malls all over Ho Chi Minh City. The activities here are diverse and interesting as children have an opportunity to meet and interact in 4 zones, including juNo Playland, piCa Hut, kilo Korner, and tiNiShare.

  • juNo Playland: kids get a chance to exercise in multi-functional play-land combining a ball house, slides, colorful lines, nets, swings, etc.
  • piCa Hut: freely showing aesthetic talent through colorful games such as statue painting, sand art, bead art
  • kilo Korner: food court for kids serving many delicious snacks and drinks, especially sweets and candy buffet
  • tiNiShare: kids are learning about social responsibilities and sharing activities

Opening hours: 10:00- 21:00

Entrance fee:

  • Children: 60,000 to 120,000 VND per kid
  • Adults: 10,000 VND per person

8. White Rabbit Park (Tho Trang Park)

White Rabbit Park is one of the popular entertainment places for families with kids to hang out in Ho Chi Minh City, especially in the evening and on weekends. With a large outdoor area, this park has a lot of different games for children to explore and have fun. In addition, there is a dining area around for parents to rest and eat. White Rabbit Park has 3 locations in Saigon that are also very convenient to visit.

Address: 875 Cach Mang Thang 8, Ward 15, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City

Distance from the city center: 5 km

Opening hours: 07:00 - 17:00

Entrance fee: Starting from 290,000 VND

9. Funny Land

Funny Land is a familiar name for kids and parents of Saigon, and is the favorite place for a large number of children from 6 to 13 years old. Although not owning large area for itself, this place is still attracting many children with modern and beautiful area and lots of games including painting, coloring, and Lego games. In addition to the children's play area, the place offers hourly childcare service so parents can freely shop and enjoy attractive dishes.

Address: 135 Nguyen Hue, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Distance from the city center: 5 km

Opening hours: 07:00 - 17:00

Entrance fee:

  • Children: 20,000-40,000 VND per kid
  • Adults: 10,000 VND per person