In a rural area outside town is Sheep Farm Pattaya, a picturesque place with a windmill, barns, a small lake and farm animals as horses, sheep and rabbits.
The farm is a fun place for children who will have a good time playing games and feeding, riding and petting cute and friendly animals. There are lots of good photo spots, souvenir shops, food and drinks stalls and a large restaurant.
To do and see at the farm
The main attraction of the farm are the animals. Adults and children will enjoy feeding the animals, riding a pony or a horse (100 - 200 Baht), taking a ride around the farm in a horse drawn carriage (150 Baht), taking a boat ride around the lake or feeding the fish. Daily at 9.30 am, 11.30 am, 1.30 pm and 3.30 pm visitors can watch a sheep race.
Children can play carnival games at a small fun fair, take a ride on a Ferris wheel or a carousel or have a good time in the bouncy castle.
Nearing completion at the time of writing (October 2016) is a fairy tale setting with miniature houses where children can play being in well known stories and fairy tales as Hansel and Gretel, The Three Little Pigs and There was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe.
Apart from sheep and lambs there are plenty of animals on the farm like alpacas, sika deer, donkeys, ponies, miniature pigs, rabbits and tortoises.
Feed the animals some dried grass or carrots (20 Baht per pack). The little lambs can be fed milk from a bottle. Use the coupon attached to the entrance ticket to get some free grass for the eager sheep.
An aviary has peacocks, ducks and very colorful parakeets that land on your hands, head and shoulders when you feed them seeds.
Food, drinks and ice creams
Around the farm are stalls offering coffee, iced drinks and snacks like hamburgers, hot dogs and chicken wings.
Try some noodle soup on a Thai style wooden boat on the lake or head to The Barn Steak House which serves Western and Thai food. On the menu are items like steaks, BBQ pork ribs, salmon, roasted chicken and Thai dishes like green curry, spicy salads, fried rice and red curry with chicken.
Location and how to get there
Pattaya Sheep Farm is located off road 36 near the intersection with highway 7 (Chonburi - Pattaya highway) in Nong Pla Lai subdistrict, Bang Lamung. The farm is about 15 kilometers from the center of Pattaya.
The farm opens daily from 9 am until 7 pm. On weekends and Thai national holidays the place can get busy.
Entrance fee is 50 Baht per person. Children under 110 centimeters tall enter free. Attached to the ticket is a coupon for grass to feed the sheep.