Known for its lush rainforests and rolling hills, the Khao Yai and Pak Chong area is a beloved getaway for neighbouring city dwellers. It offers plenty of fresh air and fun spaces for kids to explore, whether on foot, ATV or even horseback. Below are some suggested places to check out.
Location : Bonanza Exotic Park 236, Khanong Phra, Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Contact : 088-885-3335
Website : http://thebonanzakhaoyai.com/hotel/bonanzakhaoyai/en/bonanza-exotic-zoo/
A small intimate zoo spread over 100 rai with a 700-meter circular walkway through the hill. The zoo exhibits more than 50 types of exotic animals including zAlpaca, Baby White Lion, Red Panda, Exotic Birds, Orangutan, Miniature Horse, Many more – including prairie dogs, white raccoons, monkey squirrels, gibbons, lemurs, hornbills, parrot sun conures, wallabies , vietnam squirrels, marmoset monkeys.
Location: 352 Moo 2, Mu Si Subdistrict, Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30130
Contact : 092-443-8881
Website : https://thechocolatefactorythailand.com/
European-style & Thai delicacies with premium chocolates and desserts.
Location : 169 Village No. 2, Mittraphap Road, Nong Nam Daeng Subdistrict, Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand 30450
Contact : 084 328 9595
Website : https://farmchokchai.com/home/
Farm Chokchai runs a dairy farm in the Khao Yai area, with over 3,000 head of dairy cattle. The highlight activity is the Agro Tour, where families can learn about the life cycle of dairy cattle. You can also tour the dairy plant, explore the farm on a caravan tractor, watch cowboy shows, ride horses, explore the orchard and greenhouse, witness a sheep dog demonstration and get acquainted with the gentle residents of the petting zoo. Visitors can also learn how to make their own ice cream in a formal workshop. The farm offers overnight accommodations for those who wish to stay longer.
Location : Greenme organic Farm Khao Yai, Nikhom Sang Ton Eng Alley, Nong Sarai, Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Contact : 089 926 6535
Website : https://www.facebook.com/greenmeorganic
Green Me Organic Farm in Nongsarai next to Khao Yai national park offers educational and fun-filled tours for children and adults alike. We have highly-rated luxurious farm stay accommodation as well as a café/ restaurant second to none. Tours are offered in both Thai and English. Additionally, we have a playground where children can safely play while parents relax in the café or lake side. Apart from the daily pick your own vegetables and meet the animals farm tours, we also offer numerous courses such as cooking classes for adults and children, pet rabbit care techniques, scarecrow making and other unique fun courses. Green Me is a 100% registered organic farm ideal as a destination for fun filled family outings and special occasions.
Baan Suan Noi Resort combines inspirational houses in the style of Hobbit and Fantasy that are quaint, cute and warm. Simple friendly service, homestay style, organic farming Sufficiency Economy where the part of the vacation home It has a unique identity that is different from the general villas, quaint, but classic, inviting, warm and impressive to visitors of all genders and ages.
The special style of the main rooms There will be a round door in the house. like a rabbit hole Inside is a hall have different sizes There are windows on many sides, making it feel uncomfortable, cramped, comfortable, tiled floors, carpeted, chairs, desks, wardrobes, clothes hangers. classic beauty Decorated with beautiful rustic floral fabric.
Location : National Hwy 2072 Amphoe Pak Thong Chai, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand 30150
Contact : 02 762 2566
Website : https://www.facebook.com/JimThompsonFarmTour/
The scenic Jim Thompson Farm, only open to visitors during the peak of the cool season from mid-December to mid-January and offers families a wonderful (but long) day trip from Bangkok. Originally started to support Jim Thompson’s silk production business, the farm has since evolved into a popular agro-tourism attraction in Korat, featuring mulberry plantations, fruit orchards, flower gardens and more. Farm tours cover the life cycle of silkworms and silk farming process, as well as the vegetable plots, including a giant pumpkin patch. Visitors can also mill and winnow rice using traditional methods, and take home their self-processed rice.
Location : Ban Tha Chang Soi 6, Moo 16, Mu Si, Pak Chong, Nakorn Rajsima, Thailand Amphoe Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand 30130
Contact : 081 440 0202
Website : https://www.facebook.com/KhaoYaiArtMuseum
Khao Yai Art Museum… The Aesthetic of living with art
Location : P.O. Box 9, Pak Chong District, Mu Si Subdistrict, Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province 30130
Contact : 086-092-6529
Website : https://www.khaoyainationalpark.com/
The first national park in Thailand and the third largest park in the country, Khao Yai offers plenty of opportunities for getting back to nature. Pick up a map at the visitor’s centre, and challenge yourself on the trek to the stunning Haew Narok Waterfall or go hiking on easier trails suitable for families with younger kids. Keep your eyes peeled (and ears open) for gibbons and other wonderful wildlife.
Location : Thanarat Road, Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand 30130
Contact : 090 909 8060
Website : http://www.khaoyaispeedkart.com
Kids can make the rounds of the track at Khao Yai Speed Kart, offering both adult and children tickets. A house farm and funky coffee shop are both on site for those seeking a break from the speed.
Location : Tambon Khanong Phra, Amphoe Pak Chong, Chang Wat Nakhon Ratchasima 30130
Contact : 080 168 9601
Website : https://www.facebook.com/petepetemaze
This hedge maze is a fun place for kids to run and get lost from anywhere between 15 to 25 minutes. Stops for photographs, including a statute of the Queen of Hearts, are scattered along the way.
A great fun activity for the whole family and is guaranteed to keep the children happy and Fun, as they weave their way around the maze’s leafy avenues.
Location : 200/2 Moo 10 Moo Si Subdistrict Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand 30130
Contact : 081 922 9000
Website : https://www.facebook.com/PrimoPiazzaPage
For a more relaxed outing, enjoy on-site cafés and restaurants amidst lush scenery, inspired by the rustic PRIMO PIAZZA has been meticulously crafted. By replicating the architecture from an ancient village over 500 years old in Tuscany, Italy, surrounded by the pristine nature of Khao Yai forest. unleash the chaos Then come and fill it with happiness that will make a lasting impression.
Location : 119 Moo 10, Pak Chong-Hua Lam Road, Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand 30130
Contact : 093 326 6685
Website : http://www.thongsomboon-club.com/
The popular Pak Chong adventure park features ATV rides, horseback riding, kart track, luges, bumper boats and more. A big obstacle course is set against a vast and hilly landscape, making for a fun and adrenaline-pumping way to spend the day.