Admission used to be free at Pattaya Floating Market, you could simply make a donation if you wished. These days the entry price is 200 baht, but it is possible to get in cheaper. Just scroll down a little bit and I will tell you how to get discounted admission tickets for Pattaya Floating Market.
How to get to Pattaya Floating Market
If you don’t have your own transport the cheapest way to get to Pattaya Floating Market is by taking a white baht bus (songthaew) from the southbound side of Sukhumvit highway. From the south Pattaya junction the 5.3 kilometer journey will cost approximately 10 to 20 baht per person.
An easy option would be to use GrabTaxi.
Hiring a blue baht bus from Pattaya is also an option if you are prepared to have the driver waiting.
Address and Contact Details
Pattaya Floating Market.
451/304 Moo 12,
Sukhumvit Road Pattaya.
Te: 038 706340.
How to get Cheap Entry Tickets for Pattaya Floating Market
What you will save if you buy discounted Pattaya Floating Market tickets through klook is not a massive amount, but every time make a booking you earn credit to spend on your next trip. I saved a thousand baht, and earned credit when I booked the Pattaya Elephant Jungle Sanctuary through Klook.
Booking in advance? – don’t need your ticket today or tomorrow? – Thais in your group?. You could buy tickets even cheaper, take a loot at this post about online tour booking in Pattaya.
What is Pattaya Floating Market
Pattaya Floating Market proclaims itself to be the largest man made floating market in the World. Opened to the public in 2008, it has quickly grown in popularity to become one of the most popular attractions in Pattaya.
Pattaya Floating Market was built by a local businessman Warida Sae-eung. Covering an area of 100,000 square meters the Pattaya Floating Market has four main areas which represent architecture and culture from the north, northeast, central and southern Thailand.
What’s at Pattaya Floating Market
A taste of Thai culture and charm, plus authentic Thai teak wood architecture is what the Pattaya Floating Market is really about. Of course we cannot forget it is also a market, you will find everything from traditional Thai handmade wooden toys to wall clocks on offer in the little boutique style shops.
Thai food, fruit and vegetables can be bought at the food stalls, restaurants and cafes. Food vendors also navigate the waterways of Pattaya Floating Market selling fruit and traditional Thai snacks.
Seems like most tourist attractions in Pattaya like to have a show or two and Pattaya Floating Market is no exception, the shows here include Thai regional dancing displays, Kung Fu, and Sea Boxing. You can take a boat trip around the waterways of the market, there are pedal boats and ‘walk on water balls’ or ‘Zorbs as they are sometimes called.
There is also the Skywalker Sling Adventure, aka Zip Line ride, 15 meters high and spanning 130 meters across the water, this might give you a taste for one the fastest growing Pattaya tourist attractions, the zip line adventure at Flight of the Gibbon.
Pattaya Floating Market Photos
Click on the link to get directions to Pattaya Floating Market with this Google map.
More Pattaya Tourist Attractions
There are many more tourist attractions to choose from in Pattaya, here are few suggestions. You could take whistle stop World tour at Mini Siam, enjoy the splendid gardens of Nong Nooch or discover the legend of one of China’s greatest tales at the Three Kingdoms Park, if none of those appeal to you the animals will always be glad to see you at Khao Kheow Open Zoo.