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Nong Nooch Tropical Garden Thailand

Nong Nooch tropical garden is regarded as the largest botanical garden in South East Asia. The garden covers an area of 600 acres used as a plantation in order to grow local fruits. In these gardens, you can find a number of flower and plant species in a well-kept environment.

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Nong Nooch Garden is a beautifully landscaped park and suitable for an all-day trip. This whole area offers tourists with daily interesting cultural shows, accommodation and restaurants as well as a vast area showcasing. A great stroll of this place is seemingly taking a journey around the world through many famous gardens whether Stonehenge, 17th-century French garden or European Renaissance garden. Other fascinating things are species-specific gardens such as cactus and succulent plants, tropical palm gardens, orchid nurseries, bonsai and topiary garden.

	Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

 

Because of its vast landscape, it seems that you cannot hit all of the attractions within the Garden by walking. It is a good idea to rent a bike and explore the garden. Don’t miss orchid nurseries which house over 670 native species and hybrids in totally one place – known as the largest collection in the country. Showcasing exotic-shaped leaves and blossoms, succulent plants and the cactus garden is both eye-opening and educational.

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

 

Meanwhile, in the French garden, its perfectly manicured shrubs and symmetrical design modeled after the gardens of Versailles are other big highlights. An interesting feature is the skywalk - a shaded - 1.1km elevated walkway taking you through the topiary garden - European garden - a tropical palm garden, butterfly hill and Stonehenge garden. Apart from this botanical park, Nong Nooch Garden also holds daily shows at the Thai Cultural Hall.

French Village at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

French Village at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

 

Other activities include paddle boats and cycling. Walking the three kilometer - long walkways certainly gives you a perfect view of gardens like the tropical palm garden, European garden, Butterfly Hill and Stonehenge garden from above. Besides, small children can enjoy a ride on a pedaled swan boat. Most of the children love Butterfly Hill, while the Elephant show in Nongnooch Theater is also a sight to behold for all visitors.

Cycling around Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

Cycling around Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

 

Located at 34/1 Tambon Na Chom Thian, Sattahip district, about 20 kilometers South of Pattaya city, Nong Nooch tropical garden is easily reached by public transportation. Firstly, travelers can charter a songthaew - baht bus to get there. The bus is a converted pick - up truck that cover seats in the back but it is open and has no air conditioning especially. The price is up to negotiating skills. On the other hand, take a taxi is also a good choice if you prefer a more comfortable ride. Before leaving, let's make sure you agree on the price.

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

 

Walk in ticket prices charged at Nong Nooch gardens include: foreigners price for entry and gardens without shows is 500 baht. Thais and foreigners having Thai driving license get in for 300 Baht. Foreigner price for entry with shows is 800 baht. Children under 90 cm height get in free. Children between 90 – 120cm should pay around 360 baht. Children above 120 cm pay adult fee. If your children visit with enjoying shows, you should pay approximately 600 baht.

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