There are many family-style attractions in Pattaya, but not many are as popular as the Mini Siam Park Pattaya. The park is conveniently located just off Sukhumvit Road slightly north of Pattaya Nua. Mini-Siam is a giant display of perfectly scaled models showcasing famous places of interest throughout the world. this park is an enchanting representation of all those historical places you learned about as a kid in school. Touring here takes you through the colorful history of Thailand, and a visit to the world’s most recognizable sights, all done in miniature.
First constructed in 1985, this has been a popular Pattaya holiday attraction for many years, and they are constantly adding new things. The model sets cover almost 50,000sqm and are divided into two zones, called the Mini Siam zone and Mini Europe zone. These are separated by a scenic serpentine river, and you “bridge” the culture gaps by crossing between the zones
Incidentally, the model recreations at Mini Siam are really awesome! They are accurate in size, and feature meticulous details such as tourists eating plates of spaghetti and pizzas in Pisa. In addition to Thai historical sites, there are also representations of other important monuments from around the world such as the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Eiffel Tower, the Tower of London, the Statue of Liberty, the Roman Coliseum, and many more. And of course, there are food stalls and souvenir shops where you can take a snack break or get a gift for the folks back home.
This place is perfect for having a family outing because the models are a truly beautiful and engaging way to learn about the world for everybody, Mini Siam makes history actually seem like fun by putting it in model form. Throw all your Instagram followers for a loop when you have your photo taken next to the world’s major landmarks… in Thailand! The entire family will enjoy passing the time and have a lot of fun with a unique and different experience at Mini Siam Park Pattaya.
Why visit Mini Siam Park Pattaya?
- Only miniature museum in the region
- Interesting scaled models of important buildings across Thailand and the world
- Fantastic educational experience
- A 10-minute drive from Pattaya beach road
- Unique and different Pattaya attraction
Hours of Operation: 7AM-9PM
Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Pattaya
Pattaya and its surrounding area is home to lots of zoos, aquariums, sheep farms and other family attractions that are dedicated to showcasing animals. One of the most prestigious in the region is the Khao Kheow Open Zoo. This fantastic zoo-park is home to a vast number of animals such as lions and tigers, elephants, an array of monkeys, rare reptiles and amphibians, snakes, fish, creepy crawlies and much more. The place is located approximately 30 Km from the city, over towards Sri Racha and Chon Buri City. Therefore, you might be in for a bit of a drive, but it is definitely worth it!
You can catch various shows throughout the day for the monkeys, snakes and elephants. Visitors should use the zoo’s website to find all the times for shows as they regularly change. If you are looking for something completely different, you can take advantage of the night safari, which allows you to travel around the zoo’s enclosure in the evening to get up close and personal with the animals.
If you want to find the best of the Pattaya zoos and family attractions, Khao Kheow Open Zoo is the ultimate choice. Whether you are by yourself, with a group of friends or with your family and kids, this is one of the most exciting attractions in the Pattaya Region. If you need transportation, a round-trip taxi ride to and from Khao Kheow will cost approximately 1,500 THB. You can also check at one of the Pattaya bus stations for a van ride there which will cost much less.
Reasons to Visit Khao Kheow Open Zoo:
- Only walk-thru safari park of its kind in the region
- Only a 45-minute drive from Pattaya city
- Perfect place to take your family and kids
- Situated in Bang Phra, which is one of the most beautiful places in the region
- Nighttime safari Tours
- Many great animals and shows to enjoy
- The ideal choice for a full day trip outside the city of Pattaya
Hours of Operation: 8AM-6PM
Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark
The construction of the iconic Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark was recently completed, creating the number 1 tourist attraction for a family with children in the entire Pattaya region. Cartoon Network is a famous name the world over, so there is no question that their Amazone Water Park is taking Pattaya tourism attractions to the next level.
This water park invites you to join in the fun with iconic Cartoon Network friends such as Ben 10, Finn & Jake, the Powderpuff Girls, Johnny Bravo and many more. There are ten themed zones featuring wild water slides, high-speed roller-coasters, and the world’s largest aquatic playground with 150 different water features. Additionally, they have the Riptide Rapids River ride, the Megawave Pool, and Ben 10’s Alien Humungousaur for thrills and excitement.
It is truly the ultimate water theme park in Thailand, and makes being in Pattaya on holiday extra special fun. Your children will be forever happy you took them with you! Although the tickets might appear expensive for those who live here (1,000 THB + per person), the pricing is no different than what you would find in any famous waterpark throughout the world. The entry fee covers all the rides, pools, and shows, and if you want to let the family run wild while you relax, there are many restaurants and little cafes to hide in.
The park is located down towards Bangsaray, just over a 20-minute drive from Jomtien. You can easily find it by driving southward on Sukhumvit Road until you reach Bangsaray, where you will see the water park on the side of the road. You can’t miss it…and you don’t want to miss it- if you visit the city without checking out this stunning water park, you have seriously missed out on all the fun!
Why visit the Cartoon Network Amazone Water Park?
- The ultimate water park in Thailand
- Cartoon Network inspired theme park
- The best water slides in Thailand
- Number-1 family attraction in Pattaya
- Once in a lifetime opportunity to visit the park
- Fun and friendly atmosphere
Hours of Operation: 10AM-6PM