About Nong Nooch
Ranked in number 18 in the global top destination cities according to the seventh annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index (GDCI) released in 2018, Pattaya has a lot to offer. Most people would think of sea, sun, sand, nightlife and entertainment when thinking about Pattaya. Actually, there is one of the most beautiful tropical gardens in the world that you should add in your itinerary when visiting Pattaya.
Nongnooch Garden has received a lot of honors and awards including gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show. This place is no stranger to world-class events. In late 2018, the National Costume Show of the 67th Miss Universe beauty pageant was held there. Located about 18 km from South Pattaya or 170 km from Bangkok, it is a perfect place for family retreat which features gardens, accommodations,
restaurants, Elephant and Thai Cultural Shows, and special events.
The entire park covers approximately 600 acres, and it is open every day from 08:00am to 18:00.
Admission fee varies from 300 – 800 THB (10-25 USD) depending on types of tours. Free admission for all wheelchair users with one follower. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time online via Nongnooch Garden official website, Klook, or Hotel2Thailand.
Activities you might enjoy are feeding animals, exploring various kinds of gardens with exotic plants, riding an elephant, riding a bicycle, pedaling a boat around the lake side, watching Thai cultural shows
and animal shows, spa, foot massage, eating a wide variety of food, taking pictures with a tiger, studying plants, and exploring a collection of 60 fantastic cars in Car Garden.