Located near Bangkok, Pattaya is very easy to get to. There are several transportation methods to get from Bangkok to Pattaya.
- Bangkok to Pattaya bus at Bangkok Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekkamai) or Mo-chit 2 bus terminal or Suvarnabhumi airport.
- Minivan departed from the Victory Monument.
- Private car
- Ordinary trains depart from Bangkok station during weekdays 1 train per day and express train during weekends.
- Airlines, several airlines operate flight routes both domestic and international at U-Tapao airport (Pattaya's nearest airport) such as Thai Air Asia and Bangkok Airways
To visit the various attractions in Pattaya, you can take a taxi or a pick-up truck, also known as "Song Taew". The pick-ups go along Pattaya Beach Street, allowing you to explore beautiful beach views. Travel fare is around 10-20 Baht.
There are 5 pick-up truck routes in service as shown below
- No. 5 Charoenratpattana housing - Na Jomtien
- No. 6 Circle around Pattaya city
- No. 6079 Naklua Market - Siam Country club
- No. 7 North Pattaya Road - Central Pattaya Road
- No. 4 Bali Hai Pier - Banglamung city hall
One of the must-see attractions in Pattaya is Nong Nooch Garden, the largest botanical garden in South East Asia. From giant cactuses to tropical flowers, visitors can view the various endangered plants indigenous to SouthEast Asia in this Pattaya park.
Also, did you know that Thailand used to be home to dinosaurs? Yep, in this park, you still see life-sized sculptures of dinosaurs traveling back to prehistoric times when they used to roam the earth.
Opening hours: Everyday 08:00-18:00
Shows: Cultural show at 10:30 and elephant show at 13:00
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The only illusion art museum in Thailand, Art in Paradise Pattaya attractions stuns visitors with interactive 3D artworks that were all handpainted. Suitable for family and people of all ages, strike a pose and take pictures pretending you are somewhere else entirely. You can touch
Opening hours: Daily 09:30-20:00 (Ticket counter closes at 19:00)
Zones: 10 zones with different themes such as the waterfall hall, dinosaur hall, or wildfire fall
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If you love to spectate dangerous animals, you are going to love this activity. The Sriracha Tiger Zoo is open to visitors who want to test their adrenaline and their love for tigers and crocodiles from babies to their mothers. Accompanied by professionals, visitors can get close to the tamed creatures and touch them without any harm. One special activity is walking the tigers, however, this activity is limited to only 20 walks per day. Visitors can also feed milk to tiger cubs.
Opening hour: Daily 09:00-15:00.
Advanced booking is recommended for the Tiger Walk.
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Escape the heat by entering Frost Magical Ice of Siam. Frost Magical of Siam is a world of ice sculptures where the temperature is -10 degrees Celsius and consists of snow, an ice cave, domes, and many slides. Outside is decorated with gigantic all-white sculptures depicting various Thai folklore.
Opening hours: Daily 09:00-19:00 (last round is 18:00)
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Spot fascinating fishes and various sea creatures at the Pattaya Underwater World. The first and only aquarium of its scale in Pattaya, the Pattaya Underwater World promises displays of colorful animals like dolphins, sharks, stingrays, and many patterned reptiles. You might catch a beautiful mermaid swimming with fish during the mermaid season (Check before visiting).
The aquarium consists of 3 zones and a tour of the entire place takes 1-2 hours.
Opening hours: Everyday 09:00-18:00 (Door closes at 17:30)
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Let your inner child have a special moment by witnessing one of the most intelligent animals, the dolphin, at Pattaya Dolphinarium. Have an entertaining time watching the dolphins perform acrobatically with professional trainers. Besides dolphins, there are also adorable seals that are equally as intelligent. If you are not looking to get splashed, raincoats are available for free. But if you are looking to get soaked, you can even take a swim with the lovely creatures while being monitored by trainers from all over the world
Opening hour: 3 shows per day at 11:00, 14:00, and 17:00
Show duration: 50 minutes
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One of the few wooden historical architectures that still stands, the Sanctuary of Truth in Pattaya is a peaceful daytime activity to do away from the busy nightlife. It is the largest wooden construction in the world started in 1981. This castle does not attach itself to any religion, but it questions existence at its core with morals, and philosophies that are carved onto the castle walls. Indescribable craftsmanship on walls, ceilings, and sculptures that cannot be found elsewhere.
Opening hours: Daily 08:00 -18:00
Dress codes: No revealing shirts and bottoms (tank tops, sheer tops, crop tops, short skirts, shorts)
Services: Shawls and sarongs for lending with a 200 baht deposit.
Wooden lift and on-site shuttle for seniors or persons with disability.
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Take a relaxing day off by bonding with nature through innocent elephants at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. One of the few ethical sanctuaries in Thailand. Visitors can spend one whole day, doing various activities like bathing and feeding the elephants. Riding elephants and elephant shows are condemned from the sanctuary due to their unethicality.
Offering two types of programs, visitors are recommended to book in advance/
Opening hours: Open daily (Check schedule before visiting)
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RIpley’s believe it or not is one of the walk-in attractions in Pattaya that originates from the United States. The museum consists of 7 attractions that will wow visitors into disbelief. From haunted houses to laser mazes to wax figures museum, you will leave with a good time.
Opening hour: Daily 11:00-21:00
Same-day booking must be made before 10:00
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If you are in Pattaya, the water park should not be missed. The most recommended is the Ramayana water park. Being the largest Pattaya water park, you can expect 21 different types of rides from moderately thrilled to full-on fright. Suitable for families or groups of friends who want to be active near the water and take in the surrounding sights such as a floating market, massage parlors, and shops.
Opening hours: 11:00-18:00 (Same-day booking should be done before park opening hour)
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11. Easykart Pattaya
Experience an adrenaline-gushing activity at Easykart Pattaya during your tour of Pattaya attractions. This activity is suitable for adults and kids and is a fun and competitive way for family bonding, just don’t get too competitive. You can finally put your Mario Kart skill to use and maneuver against the curvy racing tracks designed to give your race a challenge.
This attraction includes two large tracks, a restaurant / Bar / Pool, a panoramic terrace, night lights, and a hi-tech timing system.
Opening hours: Daily 10:00-01:00
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Ready to test your height tolerance? The Tarzan Adventure Zipline Pattaya lets you fly high like a bird among the trees taking in the panoramic view of the green landscapes around. Led by professionals, this is a fun activity to put your brave face on and soar.
Opening hours: Daily 09:00-17:00 (last entry at 16:00)
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13. Koh Larn: Must-visit Pattaya attractions
The highlight of Pattaya attractions is Koh Larn or known to foreigners as Coral Island. As its name suggests, Koh Larn or Coral Island is known for its crystal blue water for coral seeing and diving. If you are looking for Pattaya visiting places, Koh Larn is very recommended. It is very accessible and offers many activities such as diving, sunbathing, jet skiing, paragliding, dining, sightseeing from viewpoints, and many other water activities.
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One of the Pattaya attractions we are proud to present is the Pattaya floating market. Embark on a culturally rich boat ride at Pattaya floating market. It is one of the most localize tourist attractions in Pattaya that you just cannot skip. Experience first-hand the liveliness of ancient people’s way of life along the river, as you float past shops selling products from all 4 regions of Thailand. Visitors can expect traditional Thai crafts, street food, gifts, and rowing boats
Opening hours: 09:00-19:00
Relax on the ocean water of Pattaya at Tapia Floating Cafe with an aesthetically pleasing environment. This unique cafe is spacious and allows for many customers. Customers are recommended to visit around golden hour and watch the sun sets. After dark, you can fish for squids and have them prepared into sashimi freshly served with wasabi.
Opening hour: Daily Mon-Thurs 16:00-23:00 hrs.
Fri-Sun 16:00-0:00 hrs.
We recommend booking 3-7 days in advance on the weekends and public holidays.
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Discover brand-new themed attractions in Pattaya at Fairy Sweet Village Pattaya. It's a must-see sight for Instagrammers searching for a lovely, lively location with dozens of photo opportunities around every corner. To get the most out of your time in the village, sample the treats from all 4 businesses. Don’t miss out on the highlight at a charming carousel where you can take your perfect profile photo.
Opening hour: Daily 09:30-20:00
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17. Tiffiny’s Show
We're glad you're here at Tiffany's Show to see the most gorgeous ladyboys flaunt their beauty! Tiffany’s show is the world’s 4th most extravagant and intriguing transgender show in the world and only exists in Thailand. Watch us the talented performers put on show-stopping outfits and dances that will make your jaw drop.
Opening hour: Daily shows at 18:00, 19:30, and 21:00 hrs.
18. Legend Siam
The world’s first Thai cultural theme park showcases Thai identities and legends through various periods. If you are looking for Pattaya visiting places, you can expect art, culture, tradition, beliefs, ways of life, products, food, plays, and many performances at the Legend Siam.
Opening hours: Daily 10:00-18:00
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Witness for the first time magnificent age-old stones combined with shows of ferocious crocodiles at The Million Years Stone Park & Pattaya Crocodile Farm. Filled with monstrous rocks and unique plants, this Pattaya park will make you feel earthly and calm. Also, you will see white tigers, giraffes, cassowaries, ostriches, giant catfish, elephants, bears, Thepha fish, etc.
Opening hours: Daily 08:00-17:00 hrs.
The world's first Columbia Pictures-branded water and theme park is the Columbia Pictures Aquaverse, featuring cutting-edge rides and a newly themed Pattaya water park that will blow your mind. You will find rides of Hollywood's most popular and well-liked films, such as Bad Boys, Hotel Transylvania, Jumanji, Ghostbusters, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and Zombieland.
Opening hour: Daily 10:00-18:00 (closes on Wednesday)