Pattaya, the beautiful city in the Gulf of Thailand, once it was a quiet fishing village now it’s a city which is known for its fast-paced lifestyle and extra-ordinary places to visit. While being in Pattaya one can enjoy its exotic beaches, experience the blood-pumping adrenaline rush with a number of water sports activities, cabaret bars, 24-hour nightclubs, designer golf courses and can taste world's best seafood. The place has a lot to offer to its visitors and here is our pick of Top 10 things to do in Pattaya.
If you have ever thought of being part of all those extreme water sports showcased in your favorite Hollywood flicks, Pattaya comes under few of the best places in the world hosting a number of water sports activities from Jet Boarding, Water Skiing, or even a Coral Island Tour including all Water Sports can surely be a great deal to satisfy your inner superhero. So if you are up for a great adrenaline dose trying these water sports undoubtely remains one of the best things to do while you are in Pattaya.
A visit to Pattaya remains incomplete without visiting the Nong Nooch Tropical Garden. It’s a world-renowned tropical garden where you have the chance to explore some of Asia’s best botanical garden, famous Elephant rides, Thai cultural shows, a unique sports car collection and much more. There is a wide variety of wild animals, birds, and marine species to visit. There is a lot to explore at Nong Nooch even if you are traveling solo or even with family which makes it an unforgettable experience to carry forward in life.
If you are one of those people who have a craze for trying out extreme sports then Pattaya offers once in a lifetime experience of skydiving at 220 Kph (125 Mph) per hour or want to feel the amazing rush by bungee jumping off a 60-meter high platform over a lake. This undoubtedly remains one of the best things to do if you want to feed your adrenaline rush and want to have experience of a lifetime.
The Pattaya Floating Market not only represents the Thai culture by offering a wide range of products such as sculptures, silverware, textile products, paper crafts, sailing-boat models, bags, Thai silk and much more, but it’s also the largest floating attraction in the East of Thailand. The market was established under the concept of representing the culture of all 4 regions (Northern, Southern, Central, and Northeastern) of Thailand, which makes it a must-visit while you are in Pattaya.
It’s the biggest water park in Thailand, The Ramayana Water Park covers an impressive area of 184,000 square meters. It gained popularity since its first day of opening among both locals and tourists. The park offers a wide range of fun activities and top-notch facilities for its visitors. One can go straight to AquaSplash, and can get splashed by geysers and waterfalls or can relax, chill and float in the crystal clear pools. The famous AquaDrop is for those who are looking for their dose of adrenaline. Apart from these, the park is situated amongst beautiful scenic surroundings close to famous places like Khao Chi Chan and Silver Lake, which is cherry on the cake if you are up for some extra sightseeing.
The famous walk-through Ripley's Believe It or Not museum now has one of its centers in Thailand. This place is unique in its own way offering a number of unique attractions. One can get a fright at the two haunted attractions, meet his favorite stars at the wax museum, explore a different cinematic experience in ‘12d’, laser challenge, mirror maze and much more. This place also has a unique collection of oddities such as a wax figure of a four-eyed man and a titanic ship made of match sticks. So, if you are up for a chilling and jaw-dropping exploration while being in Pattaya then this place becomes a must-visit for you.
This is the largest and most modern Underwater ocean museum in Asia. It’s located just 200 meters south of Tesco Lotus in South Pattaya, this place is the house of more than 4,000 marine animals of over 200 different species. This place has a unique hybrid between stingray and shark, the rare shovelnose ray. One can have a entertaining day along with some education and interaction with these beautiful marine creatures.
This place is the greatest Tiger Zoo in the entire world, it offers its visitors a unique opportunity to explore these fierce and beautiful tigers so closely in the tiger playground. One can take pictures, hold and feed milk to the baby tigers in their natural compounds. The tigers in the zoo are Royal Bengal Tigers. Apart from tigers, the place has other animals camels, deers, wallabies, elephants, guinea pigs, and ostriches, etc..You can easily spend your day in the gardens and if hungry can visit various restaurants offering authentic Chinese, Thai and Korean cuisine.
This museum is also known as Teddy Island, is the house of about 1,000 stuffed animals. The place is also first and only museum in Southeast Asia which is spread over the area of 2,500 square meters and is divided into 12 zones - Inca Zone, Dinosaur Zone, Fossil Zone, Africa Zone, Thailand Zone, Under the sea Zone, Eskimo Zone, Santa town Zone, Space Zone, Fairytale Zone, China Zone, Europe Zone. Due to its uniqueness, this place easily becomes one of the top things to do in Pattaya.
This place in Pattaya is a unique miniature world where you can take a glimpse at the world's famous attractions in a limited time. The place is spread over the area approximated 46,000 square meters and is divided into two zones, Mini Siam and Mini Europe (which is basically the rest of the world). The place features about 100 replicas from Emerald Budhha to Effiel Tower, this place has it all. One has the chance to explore all the famous places in the world in a day. Due to the uniqueness of the place it easily comes under our list of top 10 things to do in Pattaya.
These are our pick of Top 10 things to do while you are visiting Pattaya, Thailand. Also, if you are planning to travel Pattaya don’t forget to check out our - best traveling deals.