Khao Samuk – Monkey Mountain Bang Saen

Khao Samuk – Monkey Mountain Bang Saen

If you are heading out to Bang Saen for the day then its is worth heading up to Khao Samuk. Khao Samuk is the hill on the headland at the northern end of Bang Saen. Some good views can be had here over Bang Saen and towards the oyster farms to the north, but as well a the views Khao Samuk is famous for its boisterous colony of Macaque monkeys which also reside on this hill. Going to visit and feed the monkeys has become quite a popular pastime, the monkeys are usually…

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Burapha University Aquarium Bang Saen

Burapha University Aquarium Bang Saen

Bang Saen is one of the closest beaches to Bangkok and only a 40 minute (40km drive from Pattaya) If you wanted to escape the hectic city of Pattaya for the day then Bang Saen makes a very pleasant day out. One of the little surprices in this seaside town is the Burapha University Aquarium at the Institute of Marine Science department. If you are in Bang Saen then this mid sized aquarium attraction is well worth checking out..  At the entrance to the aquarium you will see one of…

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Underwater World Pattaya

Underwater World Pattaya

Under Water World is Pattaya’s flagship aquarium attraction boasting a 105 meter long aquarium tunnel. The aquarium is arranged into six zones. When you enter the aquarium you will be in the central zone where you will find the touch pool and magic tanks where you can touch and interact with the fish, there is also a fish feeding pond here where you can feed the fish using a baby’s drink bottle. Walking towards the tunnels you will come across a few more display tanks featuring a variety of colourful…

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Cartoon Network Amazone Water Park Pattaya

Cartoon Network Amazone Water Park Pattaya

Last week was the Travel Hub annual staff holiday and this year we headed to Pattaya for a 3 day 2 night trip. Our first port of call on arrival was to check out the new Cartoon Network Amazone Water Park. This is what we thought: The park is split into zones. There is a large zone and slider complex just for the kiddies “Catoonival” which has sliders of varying lengths and heights to suit most ages. There are two large zones at the north side of the park, (Omniverse…

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Phratamnak Hill View Point

Phratamnak Hill View Point

If you are holidaying in Pattaya then at some point it is well worth making your way up to the viewpoint at Phratamnak Hill. The viewpoint here affords some great views of Pattaya Bay, the city of Pattaya and some of the islands off the coast.  At the top there is a little coffee shop run from an old VW Camper Van and a few seats are provided which makes this a real nice spot to enjoy a hot or iced coffee while enjoying the view, its elevated position usually…

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