The Pattaya Tiger Zoo at Sri Racha is a great location for viewing animals. The zoo has been in operation for only 9 years, and it has the largest collection of Bengal Tigers in the world with over 200 tigers.
The zoo also breeds crocodiles and hosts several other animals including ostriches, camels, kangaroos and an aviary of exotic birds. The zoo is situated in a natural setting with beautiful landscaped gardens, about 30 km north of Pattaya. See zoo location.
Sriracha Tiger Zoo
341 Moo 3, Nongkham, Sriracha, Chonburi,
Pattaya, Thailand – 20110.
Tel: +66 38 296 556-8
Fax: +66 38 296 559
While tigers are the main reason for most visitors to the zoo, there are a number of other attractions:
- Feed the baby tigers
- Crocodile eggs breaking festival (May to August),
- Animal circus featuring bears, chimpanzees and pigs
- Crocodile wrestling show
- Pig racing
- Scorpion Queen, a young lady with poisonous scorpions on her clothing
You can book half-day tour to the Tiger Zoo for about Bt 650 (adult) Bt 450 (child).