The Million Years Stone Park & Pattaya Crocodile Farm

  • The Biggest Crocodile Farm in the World

Located on an over-70-acre piece of land just 15 minutes' drive from Pattaya, this Park & Farm is a new striking tourist attraction created with more than 20 years' efforts, for all nature lovers. It contains much more than what its name suggests. It is not only a living museum of curious and beautiful things of all the three kingdoms-animal, vegetable and mineral, but it also offers you several kinds of amusing and exciting shows.

The Million Years Stone Park and Crocodile Farm was founded by Khun Suan Phanomwattanakul, a businessman who loves nature and has a life objective to preserve the beautiful nature and fine culture of Thailand. For over 30 years since his youth, Khun Suan had made every effort to collect natural objects that are valuable because of their rarity or oddity, such as Thai-style trained trees that are more than 200 years old from the early Rattanakosin period, fossilized tree trunks that are aged millions of years, and stratified rocks that are so colourful, in the hope that one day he would be able to build a tourist spot for people from far and near and those of future generations, to view and admire together his collection of natural wonders and to study and learn from the actual things instead of text books, pictures and hearsay which would be then only choices if the actual objects should be allowed to disappear.

From 1989 – 1992, Khun Suan dedicated himself to the construction of the Park at its present site near Pattaya. He created the layout of the Park entirely out of his imagination and experience without the help of a model, with the various buildings designed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phinyo Suwankhiri, a National Artist in the Visual Art Division. Finally, on 1 February 1992, the Million Years Stone Park and Crocodile Farm was opened to tourists and the general public for the first time. Since then, new decorations and things of interest have been added to the Park continuously.

Furthermore, amusing and thrilling performances have been held regularly, including daily shows of man fighting with adult crocodiles bare-handed, making the Park a famous tourist destination of Thailand, attracting thousands upon thousands of visitors, both Thais and foreigners, every year. Among them are VIPs and groups of student from all over the world who are on field trips to make animal-life and geological studies.

In early 2003, when the World Scout Jamboree was held in the nearly province of Chon Buri, The Park was one of the host parties who had the pleasure to welcome the scout groups from foreign countries.

Garden & Stone Park
Admire our gigantic rock gardens, exotic plants and flower gardens in beautiful natural surroundings.
- Petrified trees over 100 million years old.
- Thai-style trained trees over 200 years old.
- Rocks of grotesque shapes and shaped like animals, weighing up to 75 tons each.

Exotic Zoo
The Million Years Stone Park welcomes a couple of white tigers.
- Our wild animals on the farm all live comfortably in their separate spacious areas.
- Thousands of crocodiles, both saltwater and freshwater, living in shady natural surroundings
- Giant catfish, the biggest freshwater fish of the world weighing up to 500 kg. (average 100 kg. on Farm)
- A shoal of snakehead fish of the Amazon River
- The intelligent albino bear and other albino animals- horses, cows, crocodiles
- Elephants, camels, tigers, white tigers, bears, several species of deer, etc.
- Eastern Sarus Cranes, emus, cassowaries and ostriches
- Thepha fish, a most graceful but endangered species of Thailand

Crocodile Kingdom
Our Crocodile Farm has the largest water area among the similar farms in Thailand with the largest population of salt water crocodiles in this country. We also breed our own crocodiles.

Activities & Services
You can also get in close touch with our animals, playing with them and having photos taken with them. If you or your children are tired, you can have a comfortable ride on a coach or tram round the 70-acre farm.

Exciting Shows
Enjoy our amusing and thrilling daily shows:
Crocodile Shows
09:00, 10:00, 11:00,
13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 & 17:00

The Million-Year Stone Park and Crocodile Farm is located approximately 9 kilometers from Pattaya City, has beautiful landscape with elaborate flower and rock gardens. There is a crocodile farm as well as some rare animals, including albino bears and horses. Crocodile shows, magic performances and animal shows run 6 times a day from 11 a.m. to 5 pm.

Contact
Operating time: 08.00 - 18.30
Address: 22/1 Mu 1, Tambon Nong Plalai, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chon Buri
Telephone: +66 3824 9347-9, +668 3112 6080, +668 9168 3404
Fax: +66 3824 9349
Website: www.thaistonepark.org

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