What are the Most Fun Things to Do in Budapest?

Budapest is alive with character, charm, and excitement. From cultural explorations to adrenaline-pumping adventures, this beautiful, vibrant city offers a plethora of activities to suit all tastes, whether you’re a history buff, a sports enthusiast, or a party animal!

Of course, everyone has their own idea of a fun time; but whatever yours is, we’re sure you can find it in our home city! For example, our own range of guided e-scooter tours in Budapest ranges from culturally and historically rich experiences to customised, fun-filled hen and stag party tours.

Let’s dive into just some of our favourite picks for the most fun things to do in Budapest! The E-Magine team is here to help you however we can, so please feel free to contact us with any questions.

The Night Tour offer breathtaking views of Budapest

Ride Under Beautiful City Lights on Our Budapest E-Scooter Night Tour

Experience the enchanting beauty of Budapest under the stars with E-Magine’s Budapest Night Tour on Monsteroller e-scooters. As the sun sets and the city lights come to life, Budapest transforms into a mesmerising wonderland. And what better way to explore its nocturnal charm than on an e-scooter tour?

E-Magine offers an exhilarating Night Tour that takes you on a journey through Budapest’s illuminated landmarks and hidden gems. Glide effortlessly through the city streets, soaking in the magical atmosphere as you pass by iconic sights like the Chain Bridge, Buda Castle, Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church, and the Castle Garden Bazaar. You can also take in an incredible view of the illuminated Parliament Building from the castle.

With knowledgeable guides leading the way, you’ll discover the rich history and captivating stories that make Budapest such a special city. Whether you’re a solo traveller or exploring with friends or family, this unforgettable experience promises an evening of adventure and discovery. Get a taste of the Budapest Night Tour below!


Our other guided e-scooter tours in Budapest run during the day, so be sure to browse all our options to find the perfect fit for you.

Don’t Pull a Muscle Laughing Playing Bubble Football in Budapest

Get ready for a hilarious and action-packed game of Bubble Football with BubbleBall Budapest. Strap on your inflatable bubble suit and prepare for a laughter-filled experience as you bump, bounce, and roll your way to victory. This unique experience combines the thrill of football with the hilarity of bouncing around in a giant bubble.

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a complete novice, this one-of-a-kind activity guarantees endless fun and unforgettable memories. Gather your friends, channel your competitive spirit, and prepare for an epic showdown on the pitch!

If you’re looking for even more inspiration, we think you’ll love our blog What are Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Budapest? It’s the perfect companion piece to this blog as it’s filled with all kinds of weird and wonderful experiences.

Test Your Wits in a Budapest Escape Room!

Are you ready to put your problem-solving skills to the test? Step into the world of mystery and intrigue with Budapest’s top-rated escape rooms. Whether you prefer spine-tingling suspense or mind-bending puzzles, there’s an escape room experience for every thrill-seeker.

The good news is that Budapest has numerous top-rated escape rooms, including Mystique Room, Locked Room, and E-Exit Escape Room. The choice is yours!

Decipher cryptic clues and unravel the secrets hidden within as you race the clock. With themes ranging from ancient civilizations to futuristic dystopias, each room offers a unique and immersive adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.

Put together your best team, hone your detective skills, and prepare for a fun-fuelled quest unlike any other.


Hit the Danube on a High-Speed Adventure with RedJet Budapest

Hold on tight as you embark on a breathless, heart-pounding journey along the Danube River with RedJet Budapest. Feel the wind in your hair and the spray of the water as you zoom past iconic landmarks at speeds of up to 80 kilometres per hour!

While the 440-horsepower RedJet adventure steals the show, there are more leisurely sightseeing cruises on offer if you want a slower pace. With experienced captains at the helm and state-of-the-art boats equipped for safety and comfort, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride of a lifetime on the Danube.

When you’re back on dry land again, our tips for getting around both sides of Budapest can help you get to wherever you need to go!

Immerse Yourself in Budapest’s Bohemian Nightlife at the Ruin Bars

Step into a world of whimsy and wonderment as you explore Budapest’s legendary ruin bars. Housed in abandoned buildings and derelict spaces in District VII, the Jewish Quarter, these quirky establishments offer a unique glimpse into the city’s bohemian spirit. From eclectic decor to live music and vibrant street art, each ruin bar boasts its own distinct personality and atmosphere.

Whether you’re sipping cocktails in a bathtub or lounging in a repurposed Soviet-era Trabant car, you’ll find yourself immersed in a world of creativity and eccentricity. Soak up the lively ambience, mingle with locals and fellow travellers, and experience the true essence of Budapest’s nightlife scene.

Just some of the best ruin bars include Szimpla Kert, Instant-Fogas, Csendes, Kobuci Kert, Élesztőház, and Doboz.

Our Budapest Heroes’ Square e-scooter tour passes through the Ruin Bar district, so this is a great way to find your bearings. Our guides are always happy to provide recommendations for their favourite spots too!


The Hungarian Grand Prix at Hungaroring is a Must for F1 Fans!

For motorsports enthusiasts planning a trip to Budapest, there’s no greater thrill than attending the Hungarian Grand Prix at the famous Hungaroring, located to the northeast of our city. Feel the roar of the engines, smell the burning rubber, and witness the world’s top drivers battle it out on the track.

With its challenging layout and breathtaking scenery, Hungaroring offers a truly unforgettable racing experience for fans of all ages. From exhilarating overtakes to nail-biting finishes, every moment is packed with excitement.

The race usually takes place in late July, so mark your calendars, book your tickets, and prepare for a weekend of high-speed thrills and unforgettable memories at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Take to the Skies in a Budapest Hot Air Balloon Ride!

If you want to take in Budapest from all perspectives, hop in a hot air balloon for a bird’s eye view! Join Balloonfly and soar upward over Városliget in the heart of our city. Professional, experienced pilots lead these experiences, and the views over Budapest are truly breathtaking.

Each ride has a travel time of around 15 minutes and you can choose from adult, child, and family (two adults, two children) tickets. You can even book a private experience with space for a maximum of 15 people!

The All In Tour also stops by St. Stephen's Basilica.

Explore Our City with Budapest E-Scooter Tours!

We hope you’ve enjoyed our picks for the most fun things to do in Budapest. And trust us when we say this barely scratches the surface. There’s so much more to see and do here!

Start planning your adventure of discovery with E-Magine by browsing our Budapest e-scooter tours. Our team is here to help with anything you need, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.