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Top 8 Things To Do With Kids In Hoi An

Top 8 Things To Do With Kids In Hoi An

Our guide Top 10 things to do in Hoi An with kids will give you some ideas and make your holiday with your love one more enjoyable. Hoi An is very nice place for family and kid. Hoi An has beach, river, sightseeing, museum and easy to walk or ride bicycle around to explore.

1. Hoi An Free Tour

The tours are held by local university students so that they get the opportunity to practise their English while offering tourists the chance to see some of the lesser explored parts of Hoi An.

Top 8 Things To Do With Kids In Hoi An

It’s a great way of interacting with locals. You will see a lesser explored part of Hoi An which included a visit to a boat making workshop, a carpentry village, a family that makes sleeping mats, a family that makes rice noodles, and a temple. Your kids also have a chance to interact with many local children in Cam Kim kindergarden. That is so much fun.

Hoi An Free Day Tours

567 Hai Ba Trung, Hoi An, Viet Nam
Opening time: 08:00 AM - 11:30 AM

“Hoi An Free Tour” is a local university students organization who offer as free bicycle tours to unexplored countryside in Hoi An such as Kim Bong Village, Tra Que Vegetable Village and Cam Thanh Water Coconut Palm Village.

2. Thanh Ha Pottery Village

It is 2 km away from Hoi An center. You can stop at local fish market on the way to Thanh Ha Pottery village. The complex of buildings comprised a museum, kilns and a general display area. It will soon include a cafe and shop and is due to officially open April 30 2015. The ladies making the pottery seem genuinely to enjoy showing their skills to visitors

Travel Tip: Don't haggle too much, these really are villagers trying to make a living in an area that doesn't yet see too much tourism. You can actually buy similar products in Hoi An ancient town at much cheaper prices.


Thanh Ha Pottery Village

3 km West of Hoi An, Hoi An, Vietnam
Opening time: 08:00 AM - 16:30 PM

The Thanh Ha Pottery Village in Hoi An is a famous example in this type of an establishment that aims at furthering tradition as well as employment.

3. Wander at Hoi An Market in the morning

Top 8 Things To Do With Kids In Hoi An

Old Vietnamese woman selling vegetables at a market in Hoi An

Photo by Hội An

Hoi An is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in Vietnam but sometimes, the swarm of tourists, the heat and the bikes can get a little much. Hoi An at 7.30 in the morning is something altogether different.

You can find good spots for good pictures everywhere since during the day there are a lot of tourists and locals walking the streets. As traders begin to wake up and prepare for the day ahead, the market buzzes with activity and the town begin to come alive.

Note: Hoi An streets get extremely busy at nighttime, so they are not ideal for younger children with strollers.

Wander at Hoi An Market in the morning

Hoi An market, Hoi An, Quang Nam
Opening time: 06:00 AM - 17:00 PM

Wandering at Hoi An Market in the morning is a free activtiy for family to have a closer look on how the local live.

4. Ride a boat on Thu Bon River

Top 8 Things To Do With Kids In Hoi An

Photo by Réhahn Photography

A cruise down the Thu Bon river is one of the best ways to idle away an hour or two when in Hoi An. Market price is 100,000 VND for an hour

Best times to cruise: romantics and photographers should hit the Bach Dang docks for sunset (Summer: 5.30 PM). If you are lucky enough to be here for the full moon festival, it’s absolutely stunning

Ride a boat on Thu Bon River

Thu Bon River, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Viet Nam
Opening time: 16:00 PM - 17:30 PM

Ride a boat on Thu Bon River is one of hundreds activities in Hoi An. It's a great option for a fun day out.

5. Hoi An Food Tour

The culinary scene in Hoi An is quite unique to other parts of Vietnam. Several of the dishes that are served here have been passed down through generations and the recipes kept secret. The Food Tour would take 4 hours as you will walk to 10 authentic vietnamese restaurants and homes to sample the fare. Tour guide of Hoi An Food Tour will take care you kids well.

Hoi An Food Tour by Motorbike

591 Hai Ba Trung St Hoi An
Opening time: 15:00 PM - 20:00 PM

If you’re really feeling adventurous, Hoi An Food Tour is your right choice. Eat at the best local street food stalls and discover hard-to-find gems that most tourists would miss

6. Catch sunset at Hoi An Center

Top 8 Things To Do With Kids In Hoi An

Photo by Edgie168

There are many restaurants in Hoi An along the riverside for you to view sunset. However, if you don't want to spend money on that pricey restaurants, you can freely sit on the branch along riverside, drink a cup of sugarcane and simply take delight in the beauty of Hoi An ancient town during sunset.

Watching fishermen throwing fishing net during sunset

Thu Bon River, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Viet Nam
Opening time: 16:30 PM - 17:45 PM

Watching fishermen throwing fishing net during sunset is a not-to-be-missed activity for those who wish to deep inside the beauty of nature.

7. Spend an afternoon at Soul Kitchen

Top 8 Things To Do With Kids In Hoi An

Great way to avoid heat in Hoi An

Photo by soulkitchen

The restaurant and bar is set up on a flat grassy area with lounge chairs and long wooden tables. Their menu is an eclectic one with a French flare using local seafood and ingredients to create fresh seaside dishes. Whether you are dining, snacking or just drinking, Soul Kitchen is a great place to relax and unwind.

Soul kitchen

An Bang Beach, Hai Ba Trung, Hoi An, Quang Nam
Opening time: 08:00 AM - 19:00 PM

Soul Kitchen's a bohemian style lounge and restaurant on An Bang Beach outside Hoi An - pleasant by day and night.

8. Tra Que Village

Top 8 Things To Do With Kids In Hoi AnPhoto by Camille DESCLAUX

Tourists, especially kids visitting Tra Que Village are often fascinated by watching the farming procedures of local farmers, including: raking the ground, sowing, watering, picking vegetables and many other activities which are rarely seen in modern daily life. It is great idea to spend 3 hours at Tra Que Village

Tip: Go in the morning to avoid heat

Tra Que Vegetable Village

Hai Ba Trung Street | Hai Ba Trung St, Hoi An, Vietnam
Opening time: 07:30 AM - 17:30 PM

Tra Que Vegetable Village is 3 km far from Hoi An old town on the direction of northeast. This land was formed 300 years ago

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