The Million Years Stone Park And Pattaya Crocodile Farm
Beautifully landscaped grounds which include rock gardens, plant fossils over a million years old, 200 year old Thai style bonsai trees, and a collection of rare albino bears, elephants and horses, and crocodiles. Animal performances and crocodile round-ups every day. Open 9:00a.m-6:00p.m. For additional information call (038) 249347-9.
Demonstrations by working elephants with entertaining performances and wild elephant round-ups daily. Elephant rides are also available. Situated on Pornprapanimit Road in the same direction as Phanarak Park and the Siam Country Club Golf Course.
For a quiet afternoon, you can fish in a local fishing parks; ponds or lakes well stocked with local fish, where you can hire equipment. The fishing parks charge around 80 Baht per day and extra for rod hire, bait, etc., (Some parks also charge for fish caught by the kilo, if you want to take your fish away)
If you prefer to go for a big one! The waters around Manwichai, Rin and Kram islands are popular for marlin, king mackerel and barracuda. Offshore fishing trips are organised by many local operators. Enquire at the tour shops.
Great fun at the 400 and 700-metre track at Pattaya go-cart Speedway, at Mini Siam, K.R. Go-cart Grandprix and the 1,090-metre track for professional drivers at the Bhira International Circuit.
Available at the Horse Sport Centre at Km. 11 on Route 36 (near the Bhira International Circuit). Mountain and jungle rides on Australian thoroughbreds. Riding lessons are also available.
Lots of jogging opportunities along the promenades facing Pattaya Bay, and along Jomtien Beach. Pattaya Fitness Park also has a jogging track which is part of the pleasantly landscaped park (located near the summit of Pattaya hill.) Certain hotels also have jogging tracks.
Lakeland Water Cable Ski
Cable ski around an enormous fresh water lake. Practice your tricks or learn to water-ski, a sport that is quickly gaining popularity. Open daily from 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Admission: 300 Baht per person (for around 2 hours) Restaurant services available.
Located on Sukhumvit Highway, about 5 kilometres from Pattaya City. Contact (038)232690-2.
Located near Pattaya Klang, this miniature city with more than 100 models on a scale of 1:25, has replicas of 80 sacred places and important historical sites around Thailand. Models include the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Bridge over the River Kwai, the Golden Stupa and Pimai Khmer Sanctuary. There are also models of the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, London's Tower Bridge, and the Trevi Fountain.
Open daily 7a.m. - 10 p.m. Call 038 421628, 424232
The Pattaya Speedway has separate tracks for professional and amateur motorcycle riders. Situated on Thepprasit Road, which links Sukhumvit Highway and Pattaya-Na Jomtien Road, approximately 5 kilometres, south of Pattaya. Open daily from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Contact (038)422044 Fax: (038)422041
The Bhira international Circuit periodically stages international motor and motorcycle racing. Local races take place regularly on Saturdays and Sundays. The 2.4 kilometres track is ideal for Formula 3 racing and you can drive your own two-wheeled or four wheeled vehicles around the challenging track for a nominal fee. It is located Highway 36 (Pattaya - Rayong) about 15 kilometers from Pattaya City.. Additional information may be obtained by calling (01)2181616 or in Bangkok at (02)5877448, 2533970.
Pattaya Water Park
On Thappraya Road, at the top of Jomtien Beach, this fun water park includes gigantic slides and also has an amusement park and Jacuzzi. This is an ideal for families. Admission: 100 Baht for adults and 50 Baht for children.
There are many operators around the resort, and at several hotels. Lan Island has floating platforms where flights can be made above the sea.
A privately-owned resort, with a garden that has maintained a natural atmosphere, the park has fish ponds and fishing gear available for rent and a swimming pool. Tents and bungalows are available if you want to stay over.
Situated on Pornprapanimit Road.
Pattaya Water Park
On Thappraya Road, at the top of Jomtien Beach, the water park also has an amusement park, Jacuzzi and gigantic slides. It's sort of "Ideal for family". Admission: 100 Baht for adults and 50 Baht for children.
Ripley's Believe it or not Museum
Over 250 one of a kind fascinating weird and wonderful objects. Exhibits include African Voodoo dolls and lots of oddities. Ten individually themed galleries are feature hundreds of unbelievable exhibits, amazing stories and illustrations.
Ripley's Motion Master Panorama Theatre
A high tech experience for both mind and body. The theatre features a giant screen projection; dynamic motion seating and full digital surround sound that will thrust you into the action of specially produced movie.