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Underwater World on Sukhumvit-Nong Prue Road. An aquarium where visitors can walk through the a pedestrian tunnel and get the feeling of being closer to the fish. The tunnel is 105 metres long divided into 4 zones; the first zone where there are beautiful and rare fish such as angel fish, cleaning wrasse and butterflyfish, the second zone displays soft-bone ones such as sharks, stingrays, while those in the third zone are the economic ones such as the Napoleonfish, groupers, pomfrets, hawksbill turtles, and green turtles which reside around a replica of shipwreck; the fourth zone is a special one where fish from the Amazon River and the biggest ones are on display.
22/22 Moo 11 Sukhumvit Road: tel. +66-38756879.
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Open 09:00-18:00, last admission 17:30, feeding times are between 10-11am and 2-3pm. Their website has a full feeding schedule.
Entrance Fee - 450/250 baht adult/child.

Institute of Marine Science Aquarium & Museum,
Burapha University,
169 Long-Hard Bangsaen Road,
Bangsaen; tel. +66-38391671 /3
Open 08:30-16:00, except public holidays (open 08:30-17:00) and Mondays (closed); Entrance fee is very low (was 20baht adult).
Oasis Seaworld, Paknam, Laemsing, Chanthaburi - full day guided trips including 45 minutes swimming with dolphins - approx. 2000 baht/adult 1500 baht/child - available via travel agencies. (Wikitravel)
There are two submarines (yellow ones, of course!) with tour operators in Pattaya:
Hynix of the Sea [27] - main ticket office at the Second Road end of Tipp Plaza (near Soi 10); tel. +66-38711059 /60 (Wikitravel)
Vimantaitalay [28] contact any Pattaya travel agency; or tel. +66-38415234 (Wikitravel)

Elephant Trekking
As with most tourist locations, it is possible to go elephant trekking and Pattaya also has a number of elephant shows. A local travel agent in Pattaya will have the latest information on what is available while you are there. These are often subject to change so best to check once you are there. WikiTravel lists the following, Ban Chang Thai tel. +66-3870628 /91, Utthayan Chang tel. +66-38716379, Thin Chang Thai tel. +66-38756516 / +66-38756577, Suan Chang tel. +66-38756517, Farm Chang Thai tel. +66-38237825.

Pattaya Elephant Village,
Pattaya Elephant Village in Pattaya Thailand is an interesting place to visit for the tourists as the entire area houses several elephants and showcases their lifestyles. The Pattaya Elephant Village elaborates on the daily life of elephants and their masters. It also holds some really entertaining shows for the local visitors as well as for the tourists. The Stage shows demonstrate on issues like how to catch wild elephants, elephants-at-work in the jungle, elephants playing football, a grand war, and elephants' parades. Elephant rides around the village are very enjoyable and are highly recommended for the tourists. The one-hour-long elephant shows are generally held at 14:30 hours. Apart from Pattaya Elephant Village, Elephant shows are also conducted in some other places in other parts of Pattaya like on the Sukhumvit Road in Pattaya.
Phonpraphanimit Road near Highway No.3 at Km
Prices

Combination Tour Elephant Trekking, Jungle Walking, Rafting, Lunch / Dinner 10.30 and 16.00 hrs 2000 THB,- Elephant Show 90 Minutes 14.30 hrs 650 THB,- Elephant Back Trekking 60 minutes 09.00, 10.30,
12.30 and 16.30 hrs 1000,- / 1200 THB

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Monkey Training Centre Located in Soi Chaiyaphruek off Highway No. 3 at km 151, the centre displays the intelligence of monkeys trained to climb and pick coconuts and to undertake other activities. Cock-fighting and snake shows are also staged. Shows times are 9.00AM, 11.00AM, 12.00 noon, 2.00PM and 5.00PM Admission: 250 baht. Tel. 0 3875 6367, 0 3875 6570 for more information.
Soi Chaiyaphruk (off Highway #3) tel. +66-38756367 / +66-38756570. Features monkeys trained to harvest coconuts and undertake other tasks. Also stages cockfighting (a traditional Thai bloodsport) and a snake show. Open daily, shows 09:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 17:00 - admission 250 baht. (WikiTravel)

International Snake Show, Sukhumvit Road (39/4 Moo 5 - near the junction with North Pattaya Road) tel. +66-38731586 / snake_show@hotmail.com (WikiTravel)

Khao Kheow Open Zoo (35 km north of Pattaya) tel. +66-38298270 [31].
A huge zoo that is reported to have about 8000 animals of 300 species.
http://www.zoothailand.org/index.php/en/the-zoological-park-organization/zoo/kao-kheow-open-zoo http://www.kkopenzoo.com/
Moo7, Bang Phra Sub-district, Sri Racha District, Cholburi
Tel. (038) 318- 444 Fax : (038) 318-400
Open: 8.00am - 6pm everyday
Thai People
- 70 Baht for Adults
- 30 Baht for Higher Vocational Certificate Students / University Students
- 15 Baht for Children - Vocational Certificate Students
- 30 Baht for Teacher, soldier, police (with uniform)
- Free of charge for Elderly (60 Years of Age or Above), Handicapped, Monks
Foreigners
- 100 Baht for Adults
- 50 Baht for Children

Sriracha Tiger Zoo [32], 341 Moo 3, Nongkham, Si Racha. Prices were 350 baht adult(foreigner). Website is http://www.tigerzoo.com/ (Note: the link to the English version was not working at the time of writing this).

Thai Alangkarn Theater - Pattaya. Thai Performing Arts. To quote their website:
"Thai Alangkarn Theater Proudly presents "The Thai Extravaganza Show" Touch a new experience of Thai performing arts in a Panoramic Concept which is the first of its kind in Thailand.
Thai Alangkarn Theater, Pattaya is situated at km.155 Sukhumvit road, Na-Jomtien, Sattahip Chonburi with an area of 32 acres. The entire project includes a prototype Hexa stage Theater with 2,000 seats in tiers, Cultural Rostrum and a Restaurant with 1,000 seating capacity. "
Can book online.
Website: http://www.alangkarnthailand.com/main.htm
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden, 163 Sukhumvit Road
Siriphon Orchid Farm 235/14 Mu 5, Noen Phlap Wan Road, Tambon Nong Prue,
Saithip Butterfly Garden, 79/5 Moo 11 Bangpra-Khaokheow Road, Bangpra Sriracha;

Bottle Art Museum 79/15 Moo 9, Sukhumvit Road, Nongpler; tel. More than 300 miniatures in bottles, open 08:00-20:00.

Open Eyes, 2nd floor of Pattaya Bazaar, 266/52-53 North Pattaya Road; tel. +66-38362077. "The Great Experience Behind The Magical", Open 15:00-23:00; show time 3PM-11PM; Spy Zone show time 3PM-10PM.

Ripley's Believe It Or Not museum (tel. +66-38710294 /8) third floor of Royal Garden Plaza.


Gems Gallery, 555 Moo 6, North Pattaya Road.

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The Million-Year Stone Park and Crocodile Farm
Located on an over-70-acre piece of land just 15 minutes' drive from Pattaya, this Park & Farm is a new striking tourist attraction created with more than 20 years' efforts, for all nature lovers.
It contains much more than what its name suggests. It is not only a living museum of curious and beautiful things of all the three kingdoms-animal, vegetable and mineral, but it also offers you several kinds of amusing and exciting shows.
22/1 Moo 1, Nongplalai, Banglamung, Chonburi 20150, Pattaya City, Thailand.
Opening hours : Daily, 08:00 - 18:30
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Mini Siam A mini world capturing many of the main sights of Thailand in miniture. Also has a garden filled with some internation minitures as well.

Open everyday from 9:00 to 18:00.
Entry fee is 300 Baht


Three Kingdoms Theme Park, Three Kingdoms Theme Park is a Chinese-style garden covering an area of 36 rai and filled with pagodas, murals and figures from the Chinese epic San Guo Zhi. In fact, it's more an expression of filial piety than a theme park. In that place, the Sino-Thai architectural style is in accordance with the Chinese Fengshui and the masterpiece is a 5-storey pagoda displaying oil paintings of the life story of Kong Ming, as well as, Jiangxi sculptures of leading characters from the chronicle in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms
100 Moo 9 Tambon Pong, Pattaya, 20150, Thailand
Open everyday 10:00PM - 5:00PM ( Weekends until 6:00PM )
Entry Fee
Adult : 150Baht Children : 80Baht

Liam's Gallery, Soi 4 Pratamnak Road, Moo 12 Nongprue, Banglamung, Pattaya.

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