Exciting Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City

THE 10 BEST Extreme Activities & Thrilling Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City

Exciting Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City for Thrill Seekers

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  • Freyja B
    5 contributions
    Exploring the Cu Chi Tunnels near Saigon was a fascinating and historically significant experience. The intricate network of tunnels, used during the Vietnam War, provided valuable insights into the resilience and ingenuity of the Vietnamese people. Crawling through the tunnels, visiting hidden bunkers, and learning about guerrilla warfare tactics were eye-opening. The guides were knowledgeable and passionate about sharing the history. The site’s lush green surroundings added to the authenticity of the visit. It’s a place where history comes to life, and it’s a must-visit for anyone interested in Vietnam’s wartime history and the remarkable engineering of the Cu Chi Tunnels.
    Written 21 September 2023
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  • Kate O
    Melbourne, Australia4 contributions
    This was a really fun day out. We got there right on 9 when it opens and only really needed to spend a few hours tops there. Would really recommend arriving at 9 as there were no lines for anything so we did all the slides by 11. At 12 when we left it was already getting way more crowded and a bit too busy to be as enjoyable but you can still fit in heaps by then. Loved the lazy river but it could be a bit too fast passed for really young children.
    Written 27 January 2020
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  • Jay A
    2 contributions
    The Ben Dinh Tunnels tour was very interesting and educational. Quite incredible to see the network of tunnels used by VC fighters and villagers alike during American War. Overall a safe and memorable experience and well worth visiting.
    Written 17 September 2023
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  • Тripadvisоr
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam12 contributions
    Although it's prohibited in some countries for protecting animals, it's possible in here Vietnam. You get the bamboo stick with a piece of meat hanging on the string, by paying some VND. Crocodile comes nearby and suddenly snaps your meat. Me and my son had so many fun for this activity. I have intention to visit this theme park only to enjoy the Crocodile Kingdom.
    Written 31 January 2020
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  • Pelayo
    Paris, France1 contribution
    Great experience, while it was rainy the guide managed to keep the hype up.
    The tour in itself is worth it to change the pace while you visit who Chi Minh.
    Written 25 September 2023
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  • Expedition540799
    2 contributions
    I had a wonderful experience on the tour! Princess was my rider and I cannot express how wonderful he was. He was so friendly, welcoming and happy. I felt safe at all times and we got caught in the heavy rain he was fantastic I never felt unsafe. Ken was the other tour guide again fantastic they both made it a fun, educational and delicious experience. We visited many sights including the flower market and street food areas. We tasted some delicious street food. The guides made the experience very enjoyable and welcoming for us tourists. It was beautiful seeing Saigon at night.
    Written 24 September 2023
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  • Shannon H
    1 contribution
    What a memorable tour. Hanna was amazing! She's knowledgeable, has great English, kind, and easy to talk with. Absolutely book this tour.
    Written 24 September 2023
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  • Exploration783453
    1 contribution
    The Experience was great. I definitely had a good time and The Food was great and amazing. I definitely appreciated, thanks again
    Written 25 September 2023
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  • teamCandC
    Seattle, WA26 contributions
    I cannot say enough good things about Saigon Sports Club.

    My husband and I own a gym in Seattle and we made it a point to visit SSC when we were on vacation in Vietnam.

    The coaches are legit: super skilled and friendly! They run excellent classes. We took some Muay Thai, Boxing, and Cardio classes.

    The smoothie bar is amazing and the poolside restaurant serves delicious, healthy, clean food.

    We spent our whole morning there on several different days, doing multiple classes, then showering, then hitting the pool, smoothie bar, and restaurant. We felt amazing and had an awesome time in Saigon, thanks to SSC.

    We can't wait to go back!
    Written 31 October 2019
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  • Anya J
    2 contributions
    We booked this experience through airbnb and found it to be a solid value. JKAY guided not only our stomachs but our hearts and minds through the winding back streets of Saigon. I'm certain none of us would be able to duplicate the experience. SIMPLY FANTASTIC. Glorious food, interesting conversations, vibrant sights and sounds - a MUST DO if you are in Saigon. Be sure to arrive hungry, as you will be full upon completion of the tour.
    Written 10 June 2023
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  • Stéphane B
    3 contributions
    Je connais Style MOTORBIKES depuis leur début, ils sont vraiment compétents, accueillant, formateurs, agréables, le top !

    I have known Style MOTORBIKES since its inception, they are really very competent, helpful, trainers, welcoming, etc. The best!
    Written 29 December 2022
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  • David Guetto
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam2 contributions
    Very good service, high quality custom made shoes with many colors and styles. My foots are a litte bit big so I often have trouble when buying shoes but I easily found a pair of shoes that fit me perfectly at this store just in less than an hour and I really love it. I think that was a good experience. Will come and visit again.
    Written 29 March 2020
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  • Daniel R
    3 contributions
    I contacted Dragon bikes a month before to arrange my XR 150, a great model. There is a wide range to select from. Would advise giving more time so you can secure it confidently.

    Picked up the bike, it was in great condition and I immediately adored it! You can opt in for insurance which pretty much covers everything, just make sure you change the oil as instructed.

    We went all the way up to the Chinese border and did over 3000km. Not a single issue the whole trip until around 40km out from my final destination, I noticed a change in sound of the bike. Immediately pull over and contacted Patrick and he gave me the support needed to get the bike back and repaired. Sending back to Ho chi Minh was as simple as it gets!

    Overall, the service, country knowledge of routes, competative prices and personable nature from Patrick makes him unmatched in the industry. If your thinking about doing the trip then you simply have to hire from Dragon Bikes. It was the greatest adventure of my life so far.
    Written 5 August 2022
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  • Tania O
    21 contributions
    We had the best time on the back of a Vespa touring Saigon by night. The food bars and live music were fantastic. Nicole our guide was so full of energy and had us all feeling like we knew her forever! She is a gem ! Our riders made us feel so safe even in the rain and took great care of us. The food was flipping fabulous. We have already recommended this tour to friends and will do it again if back here! 💯 you need to do this !
    Written 25 September 2023
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  • LifeExplorer
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia344 contributions
    We did the evening food tour around Saigon. We chose Back of the Bike Tours as we had our first experience with them around 8 years ago and they were great then. They did not let us down this time either. Very professional and friendly guides. We had our 4 year old and our parents who are in their 70’s. Guides speak perfect English and their hospitality was awesome. My driver was Ms Oanh and her driving skills were exceptional. I have been in Vietnam for five years and I was very impressed on how well she drove. They are more expensive - but there are no extra fees, as everything is included, even photos from their photographer who follows you on the bikes. If you are looking for a very professional operator and a great experience, then this is the one for you!
    Written 20 August 2023
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