Connect with us

Outdoor education for families visiting Kanchanaburi

Featured

Outdoor education for families visiting Kanchanaburi

Inspire is delighted to have teamed up with Expat Life magazine to bring you more great content to do with Thailand

If you live in Bangkok, Kanchanaburi is on your doorstep. It’s stunningly picturesque, relatively inexpensive, easily accessible and has the most amazing clean and beautiful rivers running through its heart. I have a particular reason for knowing the water’s clean, since I work on the rivers most days and we check the water quality frequently for our water sports education business. The rivers and surrounding rural lands lend themselves to some wonderful outdoor education opportunities for the young and the young at heart. The River Kwai Yai offers all the benefits of outdoor education, from learning responsibility and building confidence through water sports, to the chance to soak up Kanchanaburi’s natural rural environment, and enjoy the flora and fauna all along the river.

Water sports and stand up paddle-boarding, in particular, engage children and adults in a unique way. Children, especially, love the feeling of control and responsibility that comes with journeying in a river environment.

If you look around, you’ll also find some amazing accommodation at very, very competitive prices, and none more amazing that the stunning Royal River Kwai Resort and Spa. There is plenty of evidence available that points to the positive mental benefits of spending time close to water and this resort absolutely checks those boxes, being right on the riverside, and offering elegant and comfortable rooms set amongst delicate Thai garden sculptures, all surrounded by local trees, shrubs and flowers. The pool is perfect, whether you like a morning exercise regime, a midday tanning session or a cooling late afternoon dip, while the food is exquisite. Going by its longevity, the owners of this resort seem fastidious about maintenance, keeping the resort’s appearance and functionality at a very high standard. It’s a
location that’s synonymous with romance and tranquility.

Kanchanaburi is full of places to visit and things to do, but one of the gems in plain sight is the natural world of rural Kanchanaburi itself and the River Kwai Yai, where the terrible Russian roulette scene was filmed in classic movie ‘The Deerhunter’. Reading one of the myriad books about the wartime history, or ‘The Railway Man’ by Eric Lomax to get a feeling for what the PoWs went through is recommended during your stay. The Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre is another must for those with an interest in such history and a poignant reminder that for every PoW who suffered, many more Asian workers lived and died constructing the notorious Burma-Siam Railway.

Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre and Memorial Walking Trail is dedicated to all Allied prisoners of war and civilian Asian labourers (Romusha) who suffered and died during the construction of the Thai-Burma railway during the Second World War. Funded and maintained by the Australian Government, the interpretive centre tells the story of the railway, the construction and attempts to covey the hardship and suffering of those who were forced to work in extremely harsh conditions.

Read more at https://expatlifeinthailand.com/education/outdoor-education-for-families-visiting-kanchanaburi/

Source: Expat Life Thailand

Inspire is delighted to have teamed up with Expat Life magazine to bring you more great content to do with Thailand

Join the Inspire Events & Offers Line account…
Every day, the best event/offer from each region will be sent on one message. Plus, fun polls, where you get instant access!

เพิ่มเพื่อน

Continue Reading

Nina has worked for Inspire and Choice Group Asia since 2011 and loves to party when she can!

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

More in Featured

Join our Newsletter

Events

february, 2020

31jan01febFood Stall-Market and BBQ on the beach at InterContinental Hua Hin ResortEnjoy premium BBQ treats like suckling pig and slow-cooked ribs in addition to seafood paella, tempting dessert stations and much more.

01feb16:3021:00A short tour of Chom Dong garden by night with musicShort tour of the beautiful garden of Chom Dong by night accompanied by music by Black Monster Clarinet Ensemble.

02feb12:0015:00Fabulous Sunday Brunch 2020 at Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & SpaExperience ‘A Fabulous Sunday Brunch’ at Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa

02feb12:3023:30Ted’s Traditional Sunday Roast Followed by the Thairish BandEnjoy Father Teds Sunday Roast each and every Sunday from 12:30pm offering Roast Australian Beef , Kiwi Lamb or Half a Roast Chicken dinners with all the trimmings, Yorky and all from 295thb, you can’t go wrong in Ted’s.

03feb18:0022:00White Beach BBQ at Hua Hin Marriott Resort & SpaJoin our stunning seafront barbecue dinner on the soft sands of Hua Hin Beach.

04feb19:0022:00National WING Eating Contest! at Hooters PhuketHooters Phuket hosts the National Hooters Wing Eating Contest, 2nd Selection Round is on Feb 4, 2020

09feb12:3023:30Ted’s Traditional Sunday Roast Followed by the Thairish BandEnjoy Father Teds Sunday Roast each and every Sunday from 12:30pm offering Roast Australian Beef , Kiwi Lamb or Half a Roast Chicken dinners with all the trimmings, Yorky and all from 295thb, you can’t go wrong in Ted’s.

09feb15:0018:30Valentine’s market @ Lovely Guesthouse 94We will propose you many new jewelry, accessories, decoration items and also some interesting second hand clothes.

09feb17:0018:00Clean Hua Hin #45 Top Hin Lek FaiEveryone is welcome to join Clean Hua Hin this Sunday at the top crossing of Hin Lek Fai, at the open air Thai Boxing School. We meet at 17:00.

09feb18:3021:30Beach Dinner at The Rock Hua Hin Beach ResortCome and Savor a Sumptuous Thai Cuisine Dinner and BBQ Prawn Buffet with Free-Flow Wine at Sea Through Beachfront Pool bar @ The Rock Hua Hin with Live music by the sea.

10feb(feb 10)14:0016(feb 16)20:00GSB Thailand Open 2020 presented by EA at True Arena Hua HinGSB Thailand Open 2020 presented by [email protected] will be played from February 10 to 16, 2020 at True Arena Huahin, Prachuap Khiri Khan.

12feb(feb 12)18:0013(feb 13)00:30Concert with Casino Steel at El Toro LocoWelcome to a concert & buffet night at El Toro Loco!

13feb(feb 13)10:0019(feb 19)21:00Hua Hin Love Fest 2020 at BluPort Hua Hin Resort MallnterContinental Hua Hin Resort provides a romantic and heart-warming ambience for wedding events held indoors or out.

13feb20:0023:55The Thai Bee Gees Live in Father Ted’sThey will take to the Stage at 8:30pm for a one of a kind show which promises to keep people dancing from start to finish.

14feb08:3012:30Valentine Partner Yoga at Baan-Ing-Phu Hua HinBring your spouse/partner/friend/family members to try this fun yoga for promote your health, relationship between you and your partner.

14feb14:0017:30Valentine’s Afternoon Tea at McFarland HouseFor a true one-of-a-kind afternoon tea experience this Valentine’s Day, look no further than McFarland House. Indulge in a Thai-inspired afternoon tea with a touch of romance, along with special treats at our live stations.

14feb17:0022:00Valentine’s Day at Big Fish & Bar, Hua Hin Marriott Resort & SpaSavor a romantic five-course dinner overlooking the sea this Valentine’s Day. Treat your loved one to an enchanting evening accompanied by a live saxophonist.

14feb17:0023:00A Grand Valentine at Hua Hin Grand Hotel & PlazaChilled glass of bubbly with our compliments Courtyard ambience plus taste bud tingling Chargrill ribs and steaks await all lovers of Mouth-Watering Cuisine

14feb(feb 14)18:0015(feb 15)01:00Anti Valentine’s Day Party at EAST RooftopCelebrate friendship at this “anti-Valentine’s Day party on the roof!

14feb18:0022:00Romantic Valentine’s Dinner at Andreas Italian Restaurant & GrillA romantic evening. Treat your loved one with a Valentine’s Dinner Set of 4 courses menu. Our chefs and staff will do their magic for you to have a beautiful evening.

14feb18:0022:00Valentine’s 4-course Dinner at V Villas Hua Hin, MGalleryEnjoy a marvelous dinner with your sweetheart under the stars, barefoot on the beach at V Villas Hua Hin

14feb(feb 14)18:0015(feb 15)00:00Valentine’s Day at Vana Nava SkyEnjoy our specially curated Valentine’s menu as you sip on champagne and watch the sky turn pink around you…

14feb18:3023:00Valentine’s Day Candlelit Beach Dinner at Shoreline Beach ClubTreat your loved one to a night of Romance this Valentine’s day with a romantic Candlelight Dinner at Shoreline Beach Club.

14feb18:3022:30An Enchanted Romantic Evening Along the Gulf of Thailand at InterContinental Hua Hin ResortExperience the perfect romantic getaway and delight your loved ones with a private romantic dinner along the Gulf of Thailand accompanied by selective 4-course set menu with a bottle of sparkling wine and rose bouquet.

14feb18:3022:30Valentine’s Romantic Dinner at McFarland HouseEmbark on a romantic gourmet journey at our beachfront restaurant.

14feb18:3022:00Romantic Valentines Dinner at Hilton Hua HinEscalate your romantic experience with our exceptional dining offers

14feb19:0022:00Valentine’s Day & ‘Romance Under the Stars’ Beach Dinner at Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua HinThis Valentine’s Day, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin prepares a perfect moment of love and leisure for every couple in ‘Romance Under the Stars’.

14feb19:0022:00The Grand Valentine’s Day with Biggles Big Band at Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua HinThis February, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin promises one of the best Valentine’s Day in town, inviting guests for The Grand Valentine’s Day with Biggles Big Band.

14feb20:0023:00Valentine’s Dinner By The Beach at Wora Bura Huahin Resort & SpaCelebrate special night with a perfect setting for a romantic dinner at the private beachfront restaurant.

15feb15:0023:00Miss World Red Carpet Party at InterContinental Hua Hin ResortTo bbegin with fashion show at Bluport Shopping Mall, then continue the gala dinner at Intercontinental Hua Hin

15feb17:0020:00Hua Hin City FC vs Samutsakhon FC B at Takiab StadiumHua Hin City FC Home Fixtures 2020 LEG 1

16feb12:3023:30Ted’s Traditional Sunday Roast Followed by the Thairish BandEnjoy Father Teds Sunday Roast each and every Sunday from 12:30pm offering Roast Australian Beef, Kiwi Lamb or Half a Roast Chicken dinners with all the trimmings, Yorky and all from 295thb, you can’t go wrong in Ted’s.

18feb19:0023:55Elvis and much more by Richie Newton Live in Father Ted’sJoin us as at the early time of 7pm on Tuesday the 18th of February.as we welcome back Richie Newton to Father Ted’s with his Elvis show which promises not only Elvis but much more.

19feb17:0020:00Salsa Night at Sanae Beach ClubJoin us for a boot shaking evening with latin music and salsa dancers. If you don’t want to dance, come anyway and just enjoy a soothing drink from our bar.

19feb20:3023:55The Bangkok Beatles Live in Father Ted’sThe Legendary Bangkok Beatles, are unquestionably the best loved and most famous tribute Band to come out of Thailand in the last 20 years and we are honored to have them perform in Father Ted’s each and every Wednesday night from 8:30pm.

20feb18:3022:00Thai Food and Wine Celebration at Anantara Hua Hin ResortPartake in an afternoon and evening of food and wine rejoicing, as Monsoon Valley and Anantara Hua Hin team up to celebrate the 2020 Harvest Festival.

21feb(feb 21)11:0023(feb 23)18:30Hua Hin Tournament at True Arena Hua HinCompetition open for Under 7, Under 9, Under 11 and U13, Exhibition tournament in Under 15.

21feb13:3022:00Monsoon Valley Wine Harvest Dinner at Hua Hin Marriott Resort & SpaHua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa has teamed up with Siam Winery to give guests the chance to experience the annual grape harvest at Monsoon Valley Winery.

21feb(feb 21)20:0022(feb 22)00:00Mozza Mia Red Love PartyLet’s celebrate for the month of LOVE and continue a wonderful New Year 2020 with our Mozza Mia Red Love Party

22feb18:3022:30Taste of Thailand at Pirom Restaurant, InterContinental Hua Hin ResortJoin us on a culinary journey through the 4 regions of Thailand, as we showcase the most authentic, interesting and flavourful dishes from Chef Mama Duu.

23feb09:0013:30Tyson Fury V Wilder in Father Ted’sThe biggest heavy weight clash of the year takes place this weekend in Father Ted’s with the Gypsy King and the Bronze Bomber going head to head for the second time in their illustrious carriers.

23feb12:0015:00Sunday Family Roast at Amber Kitchen, Hua Hin Marriott Resort & SpaGather your family and friends for the traditional Sunday Family Roast at Amber Kitchen.

23feb12:3023:30Ted’s Traditional Sunday Roast Followed by the Thairish BandEnjoy Father Teds Sunday Roast each and every Sunday from 12:30pm offering Roast Australian Beef , Kiwi Lamb or Half a Roast Chicken dinners with all the trimmings, Yorky and all from 295thb, you can’t go wrong in Ted’s.

24feb(feb 24)19:0025(feb 25)02:00Carnival in Hin Lek Fai at Rossanos Garden RestaurantEnjoy Carnival same like in Cologne – powered by Sangria & more – whole Night – 1 Bucket Sangria only 399 B!!!

27feb18:0020:00Hua Hin Business Network at Monsoon Valley Wine Bar800 thb for all include free flow of Wine, Beer and food for 2 hours. Special after 8pm drink prices apply.

29feb19:0022:00Taste the Tradition Wine Dinner | Suan Bua Restaurant, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua HinCentara Grand Hua Hin prepares to entice food enthusiasts this February, inviting to this beautiful resort town a passion-driven and attentive Thai chef Santiphap ‘Por’ Petchwao to create dining sensations at its finest, in the latest “Taste the Tradition” Wine Dinner exclusively presented by Suan Bua Restaurant.

29feb19:0022:00Great Spanish wines tasting-dinner at Cool Breeze Cafe BarGreat Spanish wines tasting-dinner

29feb01marPanama Glow In The Dark at Panama Hua HinSpecial Guest Markhese (Ministry Of Sound – London)

Sponser

Trending



werehumans web design and SEO Pattaya

To Top
X