Pattaya Floating Market
Pattaya Floating Market
3.5
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
Established since 2008, Pattaya Floating Market is riverside attraction in Pattaya displaying and showcasing the beautiful ancient Thai riverside living community and authentic ways of life, including has on display culture and local products from 4 major regions of Thailand on sales in absolutely affordable price.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • TaherAlbaghliJulian
    Kuwait City, Kuwait1,857 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice
    In my opinion the floating in Bangkok and Pattaya the same. I came to this place on my day trip from Bangkok. It is nice place to shopping in the boat. But, The market so expensive. We enjoyed drink coconut juice. I advice you not come in hot weather day and not stay long time there two hours good.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 September 2023
  • davidwilliambarnes
    Blackpool, United Kingdom1,540 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    How much?
    We went here with our Thai daughter in law for a bit of Asian culture. First of all I was amazed that we had to pay to get into a market and the price was different for walking or boating AND if you were Thai it was free!!! After all that the floating market was ok!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 13 November 2023
  • Pioneer55633231203
    1 contribution
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Could be better
    Not as great as I expected. The boat ride was great. But a large portion of the area is either unused or in decay. It certainly needs a lot of fixing up. The restaurant was dirty. I didn't eat my food as it was old tasting and even had a used lime. But I couldn't return as, from the way its laid out, I didn't know who cooked it. The staff seemed stressed and anxious. Plenty of good shops. I doubt I would return however.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 13 April 2024
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Bad G
Calgary, Canada97 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
This place has it all. Want an original Black Velvet painting of elephant no problem. Nic nacks made in China they got em. To top it off. I had lunch at what looked to be an authentic Thia restaurant and had the Blandest PadThia ever. If you go, watch for the fleece job by the oversized golf cart at the entrance. It Free, it takes you right past the village to the cheezest massage museum ever and relieves you of your entrance coupon immediately before you have a clue what's up. The driver won't stop no matter what so once you're onboard, be prepared to jump for it!!
Written 9 February 2020
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guig
Pattaya, Thailand57 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
Took my German friends there and they tried to double charge us. 200 baht each at entry and were told another 200 baht for any activity inside. As I read and speak Thai I asked them in Thai “why do you double charge when Thai people go in for free”. No answer.......so needless to say we left and enjoyed other legitimate places. Avoid at all costs.
Written 6 August 2020
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RKS S
Belfast, UK195 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Family
This place is a total rip-off. They charge foreigners 200 Baht to enter but Thais enter for free.
Once inside it’s the usual tat for sale but grossly overpriced.
Definitely not worth visiting even if you can enter for free.
Written 8 August 2020
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chenikolay
Bangkok, Thailand2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Friends
This place practices dual pricing, charging 200 baht for foreigners (regardless of residency/taxpayer status) while Thais (and those who pass as Thai) enter for free. Whether or not you are bothered by dual pricing, this place is not worth the 200 baht charged. It is crowded and over-commercialized, robbing visitors of the authentic floating market experience. There are far better markets to be found in Thailand, so don’t waste your time and money here. :)
Written 24 July 2020
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Rajesh Kumar
Palampur, India29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
I booked the entry ticket through Klook and paid 180 Baht per person while on the counter it costs you 200 Baht. There are number of options for boating. Do not get carried away, i can vouch it is a really waste of money to be boating around. More so over it is generally a relatively small area and you need to stop and visit at all the places to enjoy, boating can be done at some other location.
Do not miss the Thai Boxing and the Slippery Boxing shows. They are really amazing.
There are a plenty of options to purchase souvenir, fancy clothes and also Thai food. If you want something rare then try CROCODILE BBQ.
Written 15 February 2020
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Avimanyu Basu
Warsaw, Poland1,408 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Family
The floating market is one of the hidden gems in Pattaya and a bit out of the main city. You get quality products here at good prices. However, they charge an entry fee of 200 bahts per person for foreigners. It's free for thai people
Written 19 January 2020
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Matt D
Croydon, UK60 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Couples
Unfortunately the novelty of this place soon wears off. 200 Baht per person entry fee, they try and sell you other more expensive combo packages and do not mention that "admission only" tickets are available. Lucky I did my research before hand.

This place was empty I assume from the lack of Chinese due to coronavirus. Walking around was like a ghost town and no atmosphere. But in any case, it is difficult to navigate around and most of the stalls are very repetitive and nothing original whatsoever.

The food and drink offering is OK but nothing unique to what you can find on the street.

Not worth the entry charge, and unfortunately I would agree with what others have said- tourist trap - most certainly.
Written 8 March 2020
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Michael M
Kathu, Thailand131 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Friends
Pretty sad experience. Typical tourist trap with hundreds of shops selling unimaginative slinky souvenirs.
Don't spend 800-900 baht being paddled around in the blazing sun. You can walk around for 200 baht, though why you should pay anything to walk around a bunch of listless vendors and squawking ice cream hawkers beats the hell out of me.
Nothing authentic, a 3rd rate wrestling on the slippery pole by two guys as bored as the visitors were.
That said, the food I ate was OK and I did enjoy the Ganesha shrine there.
Written 3 March 2020
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ElaineG32
Swansea, UK1,015 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
It was only by reading other reviews after our visit that we could see that there was also a walking option, which would of suited us much better because climbing in and out of a boat when we’re older than we like to admit, is rather difficult.
Most of the stalls had signs saying no photos they were just after your money. After spending £150 just to get in the place (for 2 of us) I wasn’t going to spend anymore money on total rubbish.

To rub salt into the wounds we discovered if you were Thai you could actually go in for free.
We seemed to be the only Westerners there today. Which explains why.
Written 24 November 2023
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AaronH1982
Chiang Mai, Thailand25 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
There is not much that this place has going for it. They have duel pricing. Thai people or people that look Thai are free. Foreigners are 200 baht each. Inside is just overpriced food and souvenirs that you could have anywhere. It is not a real floating market. Just a manmade structure made 14 years ago to cash in on tourists. There has been litte to no upkeep since then and the wooden structures are falling apart. They make deals with Thai and Chinese tour groups to stay afloat (pun intended). Spend your time and money elsewhere.
Written 10 July 2022
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