Top 17 Adventure activities to do in Pattaya

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               Top 17 Adventure activities to do in Pattaya

Pattaya, an enticing resort city in Thailand, is set alluringly by the nature on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand and 62 miles from the south east of Bangkok. With the blue of the beach waters on the western side, the towering buildings sprouting amidst the lush green flapping leaves, the hues of crimson and azure during the sunset, Pattaya is all painted by the nature to mesmerize you in its threads of variant shades and shadows. Pattaya is the center of the conurbation of the Chonburi province metropolitan area with Pattaya with the population exceeding to more than 1,000,000.

Adventure activities to do in Pattaya

Amidst the clear skies and the modern sleek building in Pattaya, where people find solace under the soothing touch of sunrays in the beach, there are various adventure activities in Pattaya which are sure to make you feel goosebumps and the surge in the flow of blood. All the adventure things to do in Pattaya listed below will never cease to leave you confound beyond your expectations making it one of the best weekend getaways for slogging souls in dire need of refreshment.

1.Ziplining in Pattaya-

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As you glide across the breathtaking view of the verdant green jungles near Pattaya through the zip lines, there’ll be no moment when you’ll stop gaping at the intricate beauty of the nature. The Zip lines pass through 26 platforms through the Khao Kheow Open Zoo through the dense forest canopy covering the area of approximately 3kms ensuring exhilarating adrenaline rush. Add-on activities are also provided which include a route of treetop obstacles and forest activities like Tarzan jumps, hanging bridges, flying swings and a lot more. To experience the amazing flora and fauna the tour also includes a visit to the Khao Kheow Open Safari Park.

Location: 90mins drive from Pattaya to Chonburi province’s Khao Kheow Open Zoo.

Duration: 2-3 hours

Price: 3000 baht per person for Zip lining tour, a little extra to add the forest obstacle course.

Best about the activity: includes a thrilling add-on into the dense forest for treetop obstacles.

Insider tip: know your limits especially if you decide for an add-on, always ensure that you’re tightly strapped in.

2. Flyboarding in Pattaya

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This extreme water sport is bound to make your knees go week fleeing flutters in your stomach. As you flyboard on the water, the feeling of rising above the cascading water and flying like a free bird has no description except that you’ll feel more powerful than the Ironman. There are many locations to flyboard in Pattaya the best is in Bang Lamung District in the Chonburi province, Flyboarding classes are given by the instructors and all safety measures are checked especially for the beginners for this lifetime experience of gravity defying elation 4 meters above the water.

Location: Bang Lamung District, Chonburi, Pattaya City

Duration: 20 minutes for approx 2-4 meters above the water, with few minutes of training with an experienced trainer.

Price: 2858 Thai baht per person

Best about the activity: trainer takes on a beginner’s ride; private beach with the view of sea animals.

Insider tip: though all the gears are modern and updated, but be always ensure to have all safety measures strapped in.

3.Pattaya Bungy jump and human slingshot

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Pattaya Bungy jump is the highest Bungy jump in Thailand and has been in operation since 1989 with best European and Thai flymasters. You’ll feel the euphoric rush rise as you bungy jump off a 60 meter high platform over a lake soaring in the air like the eagle. The human sling shot launches you from over 90 meters which will make you catch up an over thrilling speed of 150kph in not more than a second. This is the only licenced bungy jump with international safety measures.

Location: 248/10 Moo 12, Thepprasit Road Soi9, Banglamung, Pattaya

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Duration: 1-2 hours

Price: 2500 baht per jumper, 1400 per launch

Best about the activity: this nerve wrecking activity allows you to jump from the height of 60 meters; the highest jumper gets a certificate of courage.

Insider tip: know your limits, both bungy jumping and human sling shot are dangerous, ensure safety measures.

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4.Canopy Adventures

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This includes Zip Lining and aerial adventure parks with tours and outdoor activities. You’ll embrace adventure as you experience Thailand’s longest cable ride as you glide over 3200 meters of rainforest unleashing the wild glance of the nature at the Kao Yai Da Rainforest. This rainforest canopy adventure will provide stunning views and thrilling experiences for a lifetime as you fly over the treetops and greet birds and animals.

Location:  420/42 Moo9, Nongpure Subdistrict, Pattaya

Duration: 2-3 hours

Price: 3205.61 baht per person

Best about the activity: you get the aerial view of exotic birds and wild animals, an addition of tours and outdoor activities.

Insider tip: ensure safety; be prepared for the insects and poisonous little creatures of the rainforests.

5. ATV Ride in Pattaya

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To enjoy in the calmness of nature, join the serene country side of Pattaya away from the hustle and bustle of the city for an ATV ride. the ATV Pattaya Jungle adventure takes on a guided tour off the road away from the beaches, malls and clubs to feel the soothe of the vast green stretches of farmlands, jungles and rivulets on a memorable ride. The bikes are adventurous fun for both the beginners and the experienced- Polaris 330cc Trailboss ATV Quad bikes and 360cc Fun Buggy.

Location: 10kms from central Pattaya, next to Mabprachan Resort is ATV Pattaya Jungle Adventure.

Duration: 2 hours

Price: 2800 baht for ATV Quad Driver, 3600 baht for Buggy kart Driver, 1500 baht for passenger or a child.

Best about the activity: as you ride across the forests and the rocky grasslands, what’ll surprise you more is the ease, smooth and swiftness of the ATV Quad and Kart drivers.

Insider Tip: ensure safety, riding the ATV Quad or Kart driver is the best, they’re smooth and swift.

6.Scuba diving in Pattaya

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As you dive down, deep into the water and swim by the fishes and sea animals, the feeling is extravagant. The abundance beauty of the sea life amongst the massive coral reefs, schools of fishes glimmering, wrecks and little remoras will make you fancy for more such creatures. If you don’t have any swimming experience, this won’t pose as a problem, you’ll enjoy scuba diving, there are various shops nearby to provide with certified course at reasonable bahts.

Location:  for beginners Ko Lan, Ko Khrok and Ko Sak are the best while for the experienced Ko Man Wichai and Ko Rin are ideal.

Duration: almost 1 hour

Price: 3000 baht for two coral and wreck dive.

Best about the activity: the coral and wreck dive are amazing apart from the normal scuba diving. There are different types of species of fishes, some from the Indian Ocean.

Insider Tips: just after the safety stop, maintain the neutrality and go naturally buoyant in order to ascend.

7. Parasailing in Pattaya

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Envy the birds? Go parasailing. Get wings and soar in the clear blue sky, hundreds of feet above the sea level, above the vast expanse of the ocean beneath, the golden coastline which sunrays dancing and the scenic country side with towering buildings behind. This adventurous sport can be well managed by both beginners and experts, different sizes of parasails are also available to fly searing the wind.

Location: Koh Larn Island is the best destination for Parasailing in Pattaya, Pattaya Beach and Jomtien Beach are also good.

Duration: adjustable from 0.5 to 1.5 hours.

Price: 500-600 baht

Best about the activity: apart from parasailing, the view is totally enticing.

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Insider tip: think twice if you have fear of heights or water.

8.Wakeboard Pattaya

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This gives an ultimate experience to sear through the ripples of the waves of the mighty ocean gliding speedily through the waves at thirty to Forty kms/hour. While you ride a wakeboard, you’ll be pulled by a high speed motor boat towards itself through waves coming back and forth. A trainer will help in giving the basic guidelines to experience this thrilling water sport adventure; this’ll make you walk out from just tanning to gliding the water.

Location: 5kms away from Pattaya City, on Sukhumvit Highway, Lake Land cable ski a fresh water lake gives the wake boarding experience.

Duration: 2 hours

Price: 300 baht, 500 for whole day.

Best about the activity: the speed at which the motor pulls instills immense thrill and pleasure.

Insider tip: brace the pace and keep balanced, ensure safety always.

9.Go Karting in Pattaya

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As you manoeuver the high speed of Go-Kart, you’ll experience the ecstasy of speed as you race in the tracks filled with quick hair pin turns and drops.  This adventurous sport helps is bonding and having lighter moments with family, it’s available for kids too; after-business meetings also find succor in soothing their tiredness by Go-Kart, it’s also a famous team building exercise in corporate trips.

Location: the Bali Hai Pier is the most popular track; Pattaya Kart Speedway and Bira Kart are for the adventurous  souls.

Duration: 1 hour

Price: for 800 meters- 600 baht

Best about the activity: the quick turns and drops add more thrill.

Insider tips: controlling the front tire grip is always more important than controlling the rear tire grip.

10.Jet Ski in Pattaya

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This riveting experience lets you run against the mighty ocean currents and tides on a high speed watercraft, it lets the waves life up in the air and fly across above the ocean. This water sport is enjoyed by people of all ages and kids too. An experienced guide helps in giving some basic instructions to run as the water laps and cascades by.

Location: Pattaya beach and Jomtien Beach are two most popular places.

Duration: Half an hour

Price: 700 Thai Baht

Best about the activity: running at high speed is always enthralling to experience.

Insider tip:  don’t even think of reattaching you safety lanyard.

11.Fishing and Angling in Pattaya

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Both freshwater and deep sea fishing are available; there are different kinds of fishes variant species of different sizes and colors. Throughout Pattaya, there are many shops which sell fishing and angling gears. Both a rookie and a veteran will anticipate in the idea of fishing in Pattaya. Alligator gar, Striped Catfish, Arapaima, Mekong Giant catfish, Rohu, Tilapia, Spotted featherback and Barramundi are some types which can be spotted along with their species. Many techniques are taught to catch the fishes, spearing, trapping, and hand catching are some, they’re all located near parks where you can either cook or get cooked your catch and enjoy a relishing fishy meal.

Location: deep sea fishing- Bang Saray a fishing village. Fishing Parks- Pattaya Fishing Park, Giant fishing park, Amazon fishing park.

Duration: 3 hours

Price: 4500 baht includes transportation, fishing equipments, meal and guide.

Best about the activity: some exotic and endangered species are also found due to water currents.

Insider tips: while fishing, keep the line taut by using recurved point also known as triple grip.

12. Flight of the Gibbon in Pattaya

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In the lush rainforest with roaring mountain streams and shrieking cicadas amongst the plethora of exquisite flora and fauna sprawling in this Thai rainforest, you’re bound to lose your heart to the emerald green and autumn hues. When you’ll be Ziplining, two skyrangers will accompany you to ensure your safety and enhance this invigorating experience. as you sail by, the Gibbons will make your fly hilarious and memorable.

Location:   Bang Phra, Si Racha district, Chonburi

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Duration: 4 hours

Price: 3548 Thai Bhat

Best about the activity: the Gibbons will ensnare you in their hilarious activities.

Insider tips: ensure safety, prevent from getting bites from insects or flies of the rainforests.

13.Discover Scuba diving at Pattaya

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This is best for those in a hurry to scuba dive before taking a course or a certification. PADI scuba diving helps in having the first scuba diving instilling memorable moments. PADI has instructors to ensure your safety at each moment and help you in diving across the schools of fishes and the coral reefs.

Location: 315/166-167 Moo 12, PADI CDDC, Pattaya

Duration: more than 1 hour

Price: 4500 baht

Best about the activity: you can just go and fearlessly start diving  with the help of an instructor, no need of practices and certificates.

Insider tips: just after the safety stop, maintain the neutrality and go naturally buoyant in order to ascend.

14. ATV or Buggy ride in Pattaya
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There are morning and evening timings for this ride, you’ll be warmly welcomed in the ride by tapioca, coconut, pineapple and other tropical plantations, there’ll be a real excitement of adventure as you pass through the rocky terrains past the farmlands and tropical jungles; uphill you’ll see the scenic hills and cattle and various other plantations.

Location: 26/2 Moo6, Pong, Banglamung, Pattaya

Duration: 2 hours

Price: 1479 baht

Best about the activity: as you ride across the forests and the rocky grasslands, what’ll surprise you more is the ease, smooth and swiftness of the ATV Quad and Kart drivers.

Insider Tip: ensure safety, riding the ATV Quad or Kart driver is the best, they’re smooth and swift.

15. Enduro Madness or ATV ride in Pattaya

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This dirt biking will lead to through some challenging tracks and trails across the tropical forests and mudlands. The Polaris 330cc ATV and 250cc Kawasaki Dirt bike are the best. Always opt for them. They have two time slots, morning and evening for dirt biking.

Location: 22/6 Moo 5, Pong, Banglamung, Pattaya

Duration: 3 hours

Price: 3450.94 baht

Best about the activity: the tracks and trails are challenging and thrilling.

Insider tip: ensure safety, The Polaris 330cc ATV and 250cc Kawasaki Dirt bike are the best in the class.

16. Ultimate ATV ride in Pattaya

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There are morning and evening time slots for this, adventure takes on a guided tour off the road away from the beaches, malls and clubs to feel the soothe of the vast green stretches of farmlands, jungles and rivulets on a memorable ride. The bikes are adventurous fun for both the beginners and the experienced- Polaris 330cc Trailboss ATV Quad bikes, Polaris 450cc Sportsman ATV, Kawasaki Dirt bikes and 360cc Fun Buggy. The Kawasaki Dirt bikes are only available for the trained bikers while the rest can be driven by anyone.

Location: 22/6 Moo 5, Pong, Banglamung, Pattaya

Duration: 4 hours

Price: 1873 baht

Best about the activity: for the Kawasaki dirt bikers the trails have turns and drops just as if ATV riding in the greater Himalayas.

Insider tips: ensure safety, Polaris 330cc Trailboss ATV Quad bikes, Polaris 450cc Sportsman ATV are the best in the class.

17. Enduro Madness, dirt biking in Pattaya – full day

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This is a mind blowing adventure activity, it has trails, off tracks and tracks in diverse terrains leading you uphill with hairpin turns and high drops across the coconut, rubber and eucalyptus plantations; you’ll also come across marshlands, the Thai tropical rainforest, streams and rocky terrains.

Location: 22/6 Moo 6, Pong, Banglamung, Pattaya

Duration: full day

Price:  4732 Thai Bhat

Best about the activity: the rough terrains and slippery rocks from the streams make the ride more challenging

Insider tips: ensure safety as you ride through the tropical forest and by the streams.

We hope you make the best of all the adventure activities in Pattaya and have experience a refreshing Weekend Getaway.