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Half-Day Nong Nooch Village from Pattaya
"One of Thailand’s perhaps one of the world’s most extensive gardens can be found within a short drive from your Pattaya hotel/resort.Around 600 acres of plants flowers (such as a variety of orchids) and trees are collected and displayed here for a visit some species unique and only to be found in here in Thailand. In addition the Village has a miniature open zoo and aviary where guests can see a funny elephant show featuring the magnificent symbols of Siam performing various tricks including bike-riding playing football and a lot more.The Nong Nooch Village presents a Cultural Extravaganza four times a day (approximately 1 hour) where you can witness the pomp and splendor of Thai tradition and ceremonies
From THB975.00
 
Full-Day Nong Nooch Tropical Garden Tour in Pattaya
"Your day will begin with a pickup from your hotel at 8:30am. From here you will travel approximately 1-hour to Nong Nooch Tropical Garden.The biggest attraction and the reason Nong Nooch exists is its amazing garden landscapes. You will forget that you’re in tropical Thailand and relish in the breathtaking landscape you will have the chance to see traditional Thai cultural shows. Witness the famous performance of Thai history and culture with re-enactments of historical events the kingdoms of past kings and invading battles of other nations. Muay Thai and more!See an Intelligent Elephant Show. Along with the Thai cultural show spend your hour viewing possibly the greatest display of elephant and trainer cooperation in the world.Enjoy lunch before proceeding to see the Performance Car Collection Creative Landscape art and sculpture displays or Animal Attractions (Mini Zoo
From $38.00
 
Half-Day Nong Nooch Village Garden Tour from Pattaya
"Look forward to a lovely leisurely day as you travel to the Nong Nooch Gardens after a morning pickup from a centrally located hotel. The unique botanical gardens at Nong Nooch village were officially opened in 1980. The tropical garden is paradise for t is also a popular attraction. Thai traditions ceremonies elegant dances sword fighting and so much more.There is a lovely scenic lake where you can have a marvelous time as you go boat paddling with your loved ones. A tour that is family friendly very enjoyable for children
From $26.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Ko Samet

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Jelly fish bites !!

During monsoons, jelly fish are abundant and come to the fore. They bite and it can cause a lot of pain and needs to be medically treated. So be careful while swimming in the sea especially during the...
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Island Ferry - a dangerous crossing

The boats going the few miles across to Ko Samet are not in the best condition. The boat I was on had extensive stress cracking in the overhead beams. On the way over to Kao Samed, the wind was...
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The roads are terrible

It is best when you go to Ko Samet to just find a great beach and stay there because travelling around on the roads is very dangerous.The dirt bike I rented was not in great condition to begin with...
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Keep your room receipts

Most resorts insist that you pay for your room on a daily basis and will issue a receipt for each payment. I learnt how important it was to keep these little bits of paper, when one of the staff...
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Fido

Tons of dogs, where they come from i dont know. are they someones pets im sure some are. But some they jsut wander. I saw quite a few people playing and petting them but you wont catch me anywhere...
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Stray Dogs

All over the island are stray dogs. I havent heard of anyone getting bit, all they want is food, so when you are sitting at a restaurant or a bar dogs will come up to you and lay around you, most...
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Touts on the pier in Baan Phe

The only nuisance with Ko Samet is the pier on the mainland. The touts are especially aggressive there, and they constantly lie at tourists: they lead them to a boat (to make a small commission),...
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Fish that tickle and sting a little bit???

We swam in the sea at Ao Prao beach and we constantly felt a small sting or bite.We didn't know what it was, but we both felt it. It doesn't hurt, but it was strange and a little bit annoying.....No...
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Annoying stray dogs.....

The stray dogs are everywhere an while most are harmless and just laze around the lace all day I have to mention that one evening I was chased by at least 4 of them as I was walking down a back road...
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Bad roads!

Once you are in the Park there are no paved roads almost. All you got are gravel and mud "roads" where two cars can't meet. When we went by motorcycle on the island we had to stop all the time and I...
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"sand flies"

just a warning: there are very tiny insects here which my friend named "sand flies" (I'm not sure it is correct name though). they bite quite painfully as strong as mosqiutos. the only difference is -...
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Huge Mosquitoes!

Make sure you have some good repellent as the mosquito on Samet here are the biggest that I've seen in Thailand. Sleep under a Mosquito net.
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Crowds

Ko Samet can get very crowded during Thai holidays and on weekends. So if you are planning to visit the island then, do book accommodation in advance! Note that prices then also rise about 50%!
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76 Moo 4, Tumbol Phe, Amphur Muang, Rayong, 21160, Thailand
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89/4 Ao Phai, 21160, Thailand
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8/1 Moo 4, Tumbon Phe, Rayong, 21160, Thailand
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40/11 Moo 4, Tambol Phe, Amphur Muang, 21160, Thailand
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Moo4, Tumbol Phe, Amphure Mueng 60, Rayong, 21160, Thailand
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22/2 Moo 4, Ban Phe, 21160, Thailand
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Top Things to Do in Ko Samet

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Lung Dum

The islands of Thailand it is the certain independent worlds which often are more similar to the fairy tale, than to a...
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Top 5 Ko Samet Writers

yen_2

"A piece of paradise..."
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Sobe-A-Rush

"11 Days of Heaven!"
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Wild_Orchid

"Ko Samet-Idylic Isle South of Bangkok"
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karin_kamphuis

"Beautiful island with a great resort on it."
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Arjaree

"Koh Samet"
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