Zoo and Aquarium in Thailand
SEA LIFE Bangkok
SEA LIFE Bangkok (formerly, Siam Ocean World) is an aquarium in Bangkok, Thailand. Located on floors B1 and B2 of the Siam Paragon shopping mall, Siam Square. It is another gigantic underground aquarium of Southeast Asia. With 30,000 marine animals (Seals, Blue Ringed Octopus, Ragged-tooth sharks, Stingrays, Leafly Sea Dragons, Giant Spider Crabs, and Sharks of various types including Ragged-tooth, Black tipped, and Leopard) this is the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia and one of Bangkok’s most adventurous projects.
SEA LIFE Bangkok take you through seven different environments starting with the strangely titled ‘Weird and Wonderful’, the ‘Open Ocean’, ‘Deep Reef’, ‘Rainforest’, ‘Rocky Shore’, ‘Living Ocean’, and ‘Sea Jellies’. Not only is it possible to walk through these environments observing marine life through the safety of thick glass windows, it is also possible actually get in Siam Ocean World’s 2.8 million litre Oceanarium and meet marine life face-to-face supported by fully qualified instructors. For the less adventurous, take a ride in a glass bottomed boat or take one of the organized tours with experts in aquatic life on hand to answer your questions - all part of what is genuinely an unforgettable experience.
Chiang Mai Zoo
Chiang Mai Zoo is an eco-tourism attraction for all tourists, a wild life learning centre, one of the most fertile evergreen forests in Thailand and a recreation place near the main area of Chiang Mai with 212.4 acres on the foot hill of Suthep mountain next to Chiang Mai University. Chiang Mai Zoo is a beautiful and fertile attraction in a cool climate all year round. Fertility of forest, flowers and rare Northern orchids in Chiang Mai Zoo.Â Chiang Mai Zoo is theÂ main place for the collection of all kinds of animals from all over the world.
Underwater World Pattaya
Underwater World Pattaya is a leisure attraction showcasing the rich variety of marine life found around the region. Situated at Pattaya, it complements the many other educational and recreational activities available at this beautiful seaside resort.
At Underwater World Pattaya, visitors are taken on a ’voyage to the bottom of the sea’, which begins at the sandy beaches and shallow rock pools at the water’s edge. From here, they start their descent, passing brightly colored corals and all kinds of exotic ocean-dwellers along the way. Finally they come to a spectacular 100 meter-long tunnel with acrylic windows, home to great shoals of fish, prowling predators and a host of other creatures that inhabit the ocean depths.
Besides opening visitors’ eyes to the brilliance and diversity of undersea life, Underwater World Pattaya also plays an important role in education and marine conservation. School visits are actively supported, and new educational programs are constantly being developed.
Chiang Mai Zoo Aquarium
Chiang Mai Zoo Aquarium is a living museum that boats South East Asia’s largest and most spacious underwater pathway. Exhibit various showcases of distinct environment that allows fresh water and salt water creatures to coexist under one roof, alongside representative territories from other significant ecosystems. The inspiration for this astonishing concept comes from the great Mekong River – display at the aquarium as it represents the major waterway that feeds and Quenches the thirst of millions of people across the six neighboring countries that its water sustain.
Phuket Aquarium is part of the internationally renowned Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC), located on the southernmost tip of Cape Panwa on Phuket Island. It is surrounded by breathtaking scenic bays and islands and is the perfect destination for a family excursion. Enter the aquarium and find yourself in an amazing underwater world with over 150 different species from freshwater and marine habitats, most of them local species from the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. The aquarium`s interactive displays take you on an environmental journey through rivers, lakes and precious, endangered coral reefs, mangroves and estuaries. All information is provided in Thai and English and includes both common names and interesting facts about the animals.
Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Khao Kheow Open Zoo, for over 60 years, has been a cherished resource located in the Chonburi Province and is a reflection of The Zoological Park Organization of Thailand’s dedication towards nature and conservation. The zoo encompasses over 2,000 acres of the Khao Kheow-Khao Chom Puo Wildlife Sanctuary. The zoo grounds are divided into animal habitats (400 acres), public recreational areas (200 acres) and research area (1,400 acres) which is used for the breeding of various endangered species. It is the first zoo in Thailand to receive international recognition and to become a member of WAZA (World Association of Zoos and Aquariums).
Samui Aquarium & Tiger Zoo
At Samui Aquarium you can find a marvellous collection of tropical marine life, such as sharks, turtles, tropical fish etc. and all other undersea creatures that you ever think of. In Samui Aquarium you will explore diversity kinds of fish and undersea creatures from the Gulf of Thailand, especially Koh Samui.
At the Tiger Zoo zone, say hello to Royal Bengal Tigers and young Leopards. They are two of natures most feared predators. You can enjoy watching these magnificent animals playing with one another and relaxing in the natural surroundings.
For those a little more adventurous, you may have the chance to have a photo of you beside one of these amazing creatures. A photogragh and memory of Samui you will always remember.
Details: Samui Aquarium & Tiger Zoo opens 7 days a week from 09:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Located in Min Buri, just north of Bangkok, Safari World is an 800,000 square metre complex comprising a Safari Park and a Marine Park. The drive-though Safari Park is inhabited by a range of African and Asian animals living in a natural habitat on show to visitors. The Marine Park offers visitors regular dolphin and seal performances that are extremely entertaining for children. This is an all day event – it’s out of Bangkok so however you decide to get there, it’s going to take you a while. There’s also a lot for children to see and do so don’t expect to get off lightly – the kids will drag you round this place all day.