Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden


14.5/5(12 Ratings)
Ranked 4 of 38 sightseeing in Pattaya

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden is the most popular tourist attractions of Thailand. Being of international botanical importance, the garden is also known as, ‘a garden for all people of this world’. It is one of the ten worlds’ most beautiful garden. This charming beauty fails not to entice thousands of tourists wordwide.




The beautiful garden bought to be made into a fruit plantation was converted into a full-fledged garden with accommodation, restaurants, seminar halls and swimming pools. In the year 1954, Mr. Pisit and Mrs. Nongnooch Tansacha had purchased this land of hills and valleys between Pattaya and Sattahip.

This tropical garden was opened to public in 1980. The garden also has a daily cultural show and elephant show. The garden was later handed over to her son Mr. Kampon Tansacha. Spread over a vast area of 1,700 rai, the garden records more than 5,000 tourists each day.


Reason to Visit


Besides the mesmerizing beauty of the vast stretches of flora, the garden also provides for other actitivites like:

Paddle boat– visit the Lake Side and the Floating Garden.

Feeding arapaima - feeding the worlds’ largest fresh water fish is loved by the visitors.

Elephant riding - mahout takes the tourist for a garden visit on elephant.

Sightseeing - VIP car services are available for garden tour.

Global warming project – educating the youth about global warming and how to deal with it through nine learning stations. A professional guide will answer all your queries.

Thai cultural programs – everyday a cultural Thai performance is presented on a beautiful elaborate stage. The theatre can accommodate over two thousand visitors for which tickets must be pre-booked.



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The garden is not only mesmerizing, but also educative. It hosts a wide variety of international gardens, in one place, a thrilling experience indeed!


French garden

The garden lake initiated the idea of landscaping by Mr. Kampon. The garden is adorned by various architectures such as Pagoda, ornamental plants, trees and inserts red telephone from England.

Italian garden

This was the first garden Mrs. Nongnooch created with marble statues from Italy.

Stonehenge garden

Mr. Kampon brought square shape stones like Stonehenge in England, from Prachin Buri and arranges in a circular pattern.

Butterfly hill

Resembling the color patterns of a butterfly, the garden is decorated with stucco sculptures of animals.

Bromeliad display garden

The garden houses more than three hundred variety of hybrids and species of Bromeliads.

Mammoth garden

Mammoth sculptures intertwined with ornamental plants is a pleasure to see.

Flamingo garden

Animal sculptures, such as flamingo, rhino, hippo, polar bear, and buffalo are decorated in the garden.


Mr. Kampon’s love for cars has left with an attractive display of over sixty cars.


a beautifully created manmade waterfall also attracts tourists.



Where to Eat


Nongnooch seafood serves Thai food, European food, Indian food, Russian food, and international food.

Cattleya restaurant serves aound eight hundred tourists in a set and seven hundred tourists in buffet. Customers food requirements are obliged.

Indian restaurant serves buffet lunch between 11am to 3pm.

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Reviews and Ratings

Kapil Kumar

Kapil Kumar4.6/5

8 reviews

The best place to see in Pattaya - Nong Nooch Garden (Pattaya)

Pattaya is one of the best tourist place in Thailand to enjoy the beer beaches, but there is more to it.There are lot of other sightseeing places that can be seen in and around the city.One of the most top rated attraction is "Nong Nooch garden", which is in the north part of the city around 30mins drive from the Walking Street. Its spread in 500 acres and you can easily spend half day to see all the greenery along with some man made concrete animals. You can also enjoy the Elephant show and musical performances within the garden.The entry cost around 800THB, but if you book online you can save a lot of money. I booked through "hotels2thailand. Com" and its prize was almost half. You can also see other websites like TripAdvisor or KLook. Com, but I found first was cheaper than all. Just to make sure you buy the ticket which includes performances and elephant show, you can skip the ticket which includes lunch buffet as there are plenty of lunch options. You can click a lot of photos of plantation and fake animals to remember by.The performance show has different timing so you can pick as per your convenience. The musical performances will take around 45-60mins which include Thai dance, kind of fashion show, Thai Boxing and drum show too.The elephant show also takes 30-45 mins and it include various tricks performed by the elephants. You can also feed the bananas to the elephants. Don't miss the video at the end of the blog to see all the action.

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Deepa r

Deepa r3.6/5

2 reviews

Beautiful place with lovely gardens, well maintained

This is a huge place, with various sections and types of gardens segregated. Its a lovely place with lots of photographic points. You will end up spending 3 hours + easily here. There are elephant shows and Thai cultural shows at specific timings. Enjoyed the place very much.

Muthusamy Muthusamy

Muthusamy Muthusamy5.0/5

184 reviews

Nice place to visit

This is in Pattya city. The park has many themed landscapes that are ornamental decorated based on different themes and well maintained. It's quiet interesting to roam around. There are many restaurants with both Thai and north Indian buffet served inside the garden. They do have elephant rides, jeep safari to go around the park. Vintage cars were also available for rent to go around the park. N-number of souvenir shoes are found inside selling Thai based decorative items. Food was good at the Indian restaurant. They do have a spectacular cultural show for around 40 minutes at every 1 hour at theatre. Show was quiet interesting and enjoyable which is one of the must do inside through park. The dancer cover all of the stage and we find difficult if we may miss any of the gorgeous dancers performance. The smiling Thai men and women dancers were excellent. Do carry caps, umbrellas, walking shoes, camera. As it's very hot out there.

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  • Nice place to visit
  • Nice place to visit
  • Nice place to visit
  • Nice place to visit

Ananth Jyothi

Ananth Jyothi5.0/5

3 reviews

A good experience

Never saw trees transported on Trucks. Amazing collection of world vegetation at one place. Coral Island is best place to enjoy. Carry light luggage and umbrella to protect from sun and rain.
  • A good experience
  • A good experience
  • A good experience
  • A good experience

Rajesh Kumar

Rajesh Kumar5.0/5

1 review

Very beautiful

It is Asia's largest tropical garden. It has amazing nature view. We spent approx 3 hours at there. We have enjoyed shows of Thailand Traditions and Animal Shows.

Shivangi Gupta

Shivangi Gupta2.9/5

6 reviews

Good and exciting

Good and exciting place got to see so many things, animals, activities can play and relax. Super fun visiting with family, nice place should visit once.

Adit Garg

Adit Garg5.0/5

17 reviews

Awesome garden, well maintained

Visited Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden this Feb was truly admired by the kind of garden they have well maintained. Also the different varieties of flower etc. Specially the thai boxing show was awsum. If you are in Pattaya be here & see the truly awesome gardens.

Sreenivasa Mummadi

Sreenivasa Mummadi4.6/5

44 reviews

Must place to visit in Pattaya

If you are going to Pattaya please don't miss Nong Nooch village. It showcases the art and history of Thailand by way of shows. There is a mesmerising elephant show and you can witness a photograph with a live Tiger placing a hand on it which is really astonishing.

Abhishek Raj

Abhishek Raj5.0/5

8 reviews

Must visit place for families and couples.

If you have not visited Nong Nooch garden, you have not been to Pattaya! Must visit place for families and couples.



6 reviews

Elephant show is the best

I went to this place after noon mainly to see cultural show. There are 11 shows shown. First show time is 2.45 then again at 3.45 and so on. Best show is of elephant where elephant play various games, dance to music, etc. You can take photographs with elephant but it is charged 100 baht. There are various gardens with different themes. I was not able to see all. There are animals in cage like tiger, various birds, etc. You can take photo with Big Tiger or small cub feeding milk. I think it is charged 200 baht which is less compared to other places. It has restaurants, canteens but prices are high.Best show is Elephant show not to be missed.

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Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya

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Ananth Jyothi

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya

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Ananth Jyothi

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya

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Ananth Jyothi

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya

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Kapil Kumar

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya

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