Gone fishing: Thailand’s best fishing parks for anglers

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Thailand is globally known for its diverse culture, landscapes, and convenience in the variety of activities that you can find there. With that, Thailand serves as the angler’s dream as it contains some of the best fishing parks that you can find dotted throughout the country. With its diverse catch, tranquil settings, and perfect weather, you will find an angler’s dream all year round.

What are fishing parks?

Fishing parks in Thailand are a venue where you can rent out not only the time and space to fish but also the equipment you will need to fish. Typically, the people who run these venues are also experienced fishermen themselves and will either help you with setting up the equipment or generally give advice if you are competent already.

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With that, these parks serve as a perfect place for aspiring anglers who wish to try out fishing by themselves or with friends. These places are also perfect for the experienced fisherman who does not have the time, money, or patience to look for legal bodies of water where they can find fish.

Best fishing parks in Thailand

1. Chom Chan Pond Fishing Park

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Photo taken from the Chom Chan Pond Fishing Park Facebook Page

Chom Chan Pond Fishing Park is located towards the outskirts of Bangkok and offers an experience that is much closer to the capital of The Kingdom. This park is run by experienced anglers who maintain the park continuously and manage reservations of the seats for this park.

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With that, this park is good for a casual and relaxing day of fishing but at the same time, there is a competitive side where you can sign up for their competitions and fish to get a prize. At this park, there is a smaller focus of fish that anglers reel in such as tilapia which are not the biggest fish but are easier to fish which makes it a more consistent experience for veterans and a learning opportunity for beginners.


31 ซอย บางบอน 3 Lak Song, Bang Khae, Bangkok 10160

Opening Hours:

Sundays only 8am – 6pm

2. Jurassic Fishing Park

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Arapaima | Photo taken from mygilly.com

Fishing can be fun in its own way almost like a form of meditation where you can experience the tranquil nature and rippling waters. However, Jurassic Fishing Park is more with their heart-pounding, adrenaline rush-inducing selection of catches that will put your angling skills to the test.

Some of the exotic fish that you can find at this park include and are not limited to the Rita Salween Catfish, Chao Phraya Catfish, Amazon Redtail Catfish, Siamese Carp, Pacu, Tambaqui, Alligator Gar, and even the powerful Arapaima. The fishing park is attached to a resort where you can comfortably stay subsequent nights and enjoy multiple days of extreme fishing.


43 Moo 6 Baan Kokesehti, Cha-am District, Phetchaburi 76120

Opening Hours:

Opens daily 7am – 8:30pm

3. Castaway Fishing Park & Restaurant

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Photo taken from Castaway Fishing Park & Restaurant Facebook Page

Located in the fun, activity-filled city of Pattaya, Castaway Fishing Park & Restaurant offers a great experience in angling that one can desire during their stay there. With delicious food to accompany the empty stomachs that will form during your fishing time, Comfort is a priority at this park.

This fishing park offers accommodation alongside the restaurant for fishing for multiple days without having to deal with the predatory and travelling hassle. Furthermore, there is a wide selection of fish which commonly include the common river catfish to carp and all the way to the elusive but powerful Arapaima.


Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150

Opening Hours:

Opens daily 9am – 6pm

4. Go Bee Fishing Park, Chiang Mai

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Catfish | Photo by Thanaree K. taken from Tripadvisor

If you find yourself in the northern hemisphere of Thailand, in the beautiful land and cityscape of Chiang Mai, Go Bee Fishing Park will be the place that will definitely catch your interest. This park features a variety of local species alongside a few species that are imported into it in order to not limit your catch variety.

The fish that you will catch here include and are not limited to the Amazonian Redtail Catfish, the infamous Mekong Catfish, The enormous Siamese Giant Carp, and the legendary Golden Price Carp. These species will satisfy a variety of fishing styles, such as flyfishing, and experience levels for the best freshwater angling experience.


Go Bee Fishing Park, 235 Chiang Mai – Hang Dong Rd, Nong Kwai, Hang Dong District, Chiang Mai 50230

Opening Hours:

Opens daily 9am – 5pm

5. Phuket Bualuang Fishing Park

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Siamese Carp | Photo taken from Phuket Bualuang Fishing Park Facebook page

Alongside the beachside relaxation and the vigorous partying that you will find yourself doing in lively Phuket, a meditative day of fishing is also something you might desire to do as well. Phuket Bualuang Fishing Park is the park for you as it offers one of the finest freshwater fishing experiences in Phuket.

This fishing park offers a variety of fish that are local to Thailand but also have been imported from South America as well. With the Common River Catfish, Mekong Catfish, the exotic Alligator Gar, a variety of Carp, and even the Spotted Featherback, there is a sense of adventure to what fish you will hook next.


48, 3 ซอย เกาะแก้ว 30, Ko Kaeo, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000

Opening Hours:

Tuesday – Sunday 9am – 5pm

6. Samui Fishing Club and Resort

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Photo by Samui Fishing Club taken from Tripadvisor

Down on the beautiful island of Koh Samui, there are a multitude of activities that one can do in order to destress and relax. One of these ways is a fishing vacation stay at the Samui Fishing Club and Resort where you can fish for multiple days by yourself or with company.

At this resort, they offer extreme catch that involves fish like Siamese Carp, Mekong Catfish, Amazon Arapaima, Redtail Catfish, Ripsaws, Alligator Gar, Tambaqui and many more. You can also immerse yourself in the waters as you relax with swimming and accommodations in this resort which cuts no corners to ensure you enjoy your experience.


66/16 Moo 2 Namuang Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84310

Opening Hours:

Opens daily 7am – 7pm

Thailand’s fishing parks offer a range of unique and exciting experiences. With a variety of catches, different styles of venues and tranquil environments to patiently wait for a bite, You will never find yourself without options when it comes to angling. Grab your fishing gear and cast yourself towards your next catch.

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Alessio Francesco Fedeli

Graduating from Webster University with a degree of Management with an emphasis on International Business, Alessio is a Thai-Italian with a multicultural perspective regarding Thailand and abroad. On the same token, as a passionate person for sports and activities, Alessio also gives insight to various spots for a fun and healthy lifestyle.

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