Wanfah Dinner Cruise (292 Ratchawong Road, Samphanthawong district, Bangkok) — The Wah Fah cruise leaves the River City Pier and starts the upriver journey through the historic section of the Chao Phraya River, passing the Temple of Dawn, luxury riverside hotels, Saphan Phut iron bridge, Wat Phra Kaew and The Grand Palace. Enjoy a delightful spectacle of classical Thai dance and music as you feast on a sumptuous Thai and seafood dinner. Visitors interested in this cruise can review the various cruises & rates through its website: www.wanfah.in.th
Sriracha Tiger Zoo (341 Moo 3, Nongkham, Sriracha, Chonburi 20110) — located 1 ½ hours southeast of Bangkok, this zoo has been opened since 1997, and has attracted over 10 million visitors. Over 400 Royal Bengal tigers are kept here. Visitors can hold a tiger cub in their arms, feed them milk, and take photos of them. Other animals at this zoo can also be fed, such as camels, deer, elephants, and donkeys.
Hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (daily). Admission: 450 Baht (adult), 250 Baht (child – height between 100-140 cm.).
Sirinat National Park (Thalang District, Phuket Province) – this is a marine national park located in the northern part of Phuket Island (a 90-sq. km. area). It has a 13-km. coastline, which consists of four beaches:
● Hat Nai Thon: a peaceful beach that lays underneath pine trees. Nai Thon offers a laid-back vibe and is suitable for swimming.
● Hat Nai Yang: a national park, Nai Yang is serene and isolated, ideal for family picnics by the beach under pine trees. Swimming in the sea during monsoon season is not advised.
● Hat Mai Khao: Phuket’s longest beach sits right next to the airport and is home to a cluster of world’s top luxury resorts and villas such as Anantara, JW Marriott and Renaissance. Mai Khao is a steep beach with high waves, so swimming is not recommended. It is also home to wonderful sea turtles and there’s a sea turtle preserving event held annually.
● Hat Sai Kaeo: It is Phuket’s northernmost beach, located 6 km. north of Mai Khao. Hat Sai Kaeo is blessed with a long white powdery beach naturally decorated with groves of pines along the shore—ideal for relaxation.
Siam Park City (203 Suan Siam Road,Kannayao, Bangkok 10230) – this is an amusement park located at the Khan Na Yao district of Bangkok. It has the biggest artificial sea in the world. There’s also a spa, swimming pools of various sizes, and a waterside that’s 7 stories high. Opened in 1975, this amusement park is divided into three main areas: a water park, an amusement park, and a theme park (Siam Genius).
Hours: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (daily). Admission: US$30 (adult), US$25 (children). Free admission for children under 100 cm. (rides not included). Those interested can go onto Siam Park’s website for booking info: www.siamparkcity.com
Siam Niramit (Ratchada Niramit Co., Ltd., 19 Tiamruammit Road, HuayKwang, Bangkok 10320) — this is the world-class performance center for Thailand’s art and cultural heritage. The spectacular show performed here features over 100 sets with as many as 500 costumes, taking you back to the old days of Siam where you will enjoy all aspects of culture and tradition of all regions enhanced by marvelous special effects. Spectators can also wander around the Thai village with mock traditional Thai houses from the arranged around the theatre and take pleasure paddling in the boats in a small canal that winds its way among the Thai villages. There is only one show daily, reservation of seats is required. Hours: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm daily. Admission: 1,500 Baht per person (golden sear: 2,000 Baht). See this event’s website for more details:
Siam Country Club Pattaya – located 1 ½ hours southeast of Bangkok, the old course re-opened with new fairway grass and new shaped greens. This course has returned to its former status as one of the best in the area and one of the best in Thailand. This and its sister course the Plantation are must plays to add to any golf holiday in Thailand you are planning. LPGA tournaments are held at this course. Those interested in playing here can arrange a visit via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Safari World (99 Panyaintra Road,Samwatawantok,Klongsamwa, Bangkok 10510) — Thailand’s greatest open zoo and leisure park that offers a great variety of entertainment for everyone. Whether it is an exciting safari drive, an intimate encounter with friendly dolphins or an exhilarating fast-paced action stunt spectacular, Safari World has it all. Safari Park: Features hundreds of animals from all over the world. Highlights include Wildlife Feeding Show. Marine Park: Jungle Cruise river ride, various shows daily, exhibits featuring white tiger, tropical rain forest aviary, crocodile garden, just to name a few. Check the Safari World website for updated rates and schedules: www.safariworld.com
Royal Golf & Country Club (Bang Sao Thong District, Samut Prakan) – located just over 30 minutes from downtown Bangkok, the Royal Golf and Country Club is located near Bangkok-Chonburi (Motorway) and On nuch Road, in Lard krabang area, easy reach of Bangkok’s main business district. This world class 18-hole golf course has been meticulously designed by Mr.Chonei Miyasawa, famous professional golf club designer whose portfolio includes spectacular golf courses in Japan, Korea and Guam.
The majestic golf course is designed to preserve the natural environment throughout and to give golfers a scenic, yet refreshing atmosphere in which enjoy their game. On each step in this 18-hole golf course you’ll certainly encounter not only a variety challenge but beauty in your eyes. Those interested in playing here can arrange a visit via email: email@example.com
Railay Beach (Krabi) — located 10 hours south of Bangkok (on a small peninsula between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang), this, along with Karon and Patong, is among the more popular beach areas of Thailand. Unlike those other two spots, Railey Beach is only accessible by boat and has a desert island feeling that is not found at most of the country’s other beach destinations. Clear blue waters, small islands on the horizon and majestic cliffs surround the small beach, which is generally not crowded except during peak season.
Patong (Phuket area) — this is the most famous beach resort on Phuket. With its wide variety of activities and nightlife, Patong is a great place to party and play. There’s a bustling nightlife which includes literally hundreds of restaurants, beer bars, GoGo Bars and discos. The nightlife is centered around Soi Bangla (Bangla Road). In addition, there are also quieter parts of town for those who are simply there to enjoy the natural beauty of this area’s coastline.