Admission to Pattaya Floating Market (also known as the 4 regions floating market), used to be free, you could simply make a donation if you wished. These days the entry price (without online booking discount) is 200 baht, plus additional fees for optional activities such as amphibious and long-tail bot rides, zip-lining and Thai costume.
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 or hire a private car with driver, and take in a few more sights close-by
Hiring a blue baht bus from Pattaya is also an option if you are prepared to have the driver waiting.
Pattaya Floating Market Address
451/304 Moo 12,
Sukhumvit Road Pattaya.
Pattaya Floating Market Map by Google Maps
How to get Cheap Entry Tickets for Pattaya Floating Market
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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 contemporary Thai music and and Sea Boxing.
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
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.