To Phuket it is possible not only to sunbathe on the beach, but also to be transferred to a prehistoric era. Between Kata and Caron on the mountain is located Dino Park is the unique park of dinosaurs which is at the same time serving as the magnificent golf course has settled down.
Device of the park Minigolf Dino bar Prices of park services and operating time How to reach Today Dino Park on Phuket became one of the main sights of the island and the frequent place of visit of tourists with children.
Dino Park is rather big, artificially created, picturesque place with caves, falls, a volcano, the jungle and rocks. This excellent place for family rest where it will be interesting to both adults, and children. Here it is possible to walk across the territory and to admire the dinosaurs who have hidden in greens, to play game of minigolf or eat in original thematic cafe. (See also best sights of Phuket).
Sometimes for the entertainment of visitors in the evenings they bring a little elephant calf, it can be fed with cane and bananas, and children can enjoy it on the park paths with pleasure.
Device of the park
Inside Dino Park has united natural tropical plantings with artificial caves, volcanoes, falls and stone sculptures. During walk among this magnificence dinosaurs of the huge sizes look at visitors from different corners. Figures of these prehistoric beings are created full-scale, than cause wild delight in younger generation. In the evening in a park zone special lighting and sound effects with growl of dinosaurs and other attributes of the Jurassic Period joins.
The main entertainment of Dino Park, of course, is the minigolf. Players are waiting for the passage of 18 special holes, in the colorful places of the park. It is necessary to play in the middle of primitive swamps, in a lava cave, to hear Tyrannosaurus Rex roar, to walk under 12-meter waterfalls, and even under the throwing-up volcano.
Niblicks, balls, other necessary equipment is given by the person interested at an entrance. Instructors train beginners in rules and the first receptions of a game. The created field for minigolf allows to play at the same time within 40 minutes to sixty visitors. After golf it is pleasant to sit with partners in a game in bar or restaurant behind a glass of cooling cocktail.
The park of dinosaurs is well-known for the Dino bar. This institution for motive of the animated film of Flinstouna stylized under the Stone Age. Here it is possible just to have a rest and drink favourite drink after long foot walk on the jungle.
The restaurant offers a huge number of the Thai and European dishes, the special menu from ice cream, fruit and other goodies for kids and also the big range of usual or craft beer for adults. Stones serve as tables and chairs in this original cafe, trunks of trees — columns, and the bar represents a cave. Across the territory the small river with fishes flows. At evening twilight in cafe it is especially picturesque.
The clothes of waiters completely correspond to the general atmosphere. Personnel polite and benevolent. The average cost of a decent lunch will cost the visitor 300-600 baht ($10-20). In the territory of the park there are other bars and shops with souvenirs and toys.
Prices of park services and operating time
Operating time from 10 in the morning to 23 hours. During Songkran celebration – New Year in Thailand, business hours can change. The cost of walks on shady avenues of the park for the adult the 120th baht ($4), to children — the 90th baht ($2.5).
For this money it is possible to make unforgettable photos with representatives of an ancient era against the background of tropical thickets, waterfalls and the stalactite caves. It is better not to visit the park with children in afternoon– at this time very hot. Choose for a trip cloudy day or plan visit in the late afternoon.
If you want not only to take a walk in the park, but also to play minigolf, then visit cost for the adult – the 240th baht ($7), for the child – the 180th baht ($5). Driving on an elephant costs the 20th baht ($0.5). Entrance to restaurant free.
How to reach
The park is in the southern wing of the long Karon beach. From other popular Kata Beach, it is possible to reach here moving in the northern direction. From the beach Patong Beach it is necessary to go on the main road towards Karon. To beaches it is possible to reach for the 25th baht ($0.6) by local Songteo buses, local Tuk Tuke is slightly dearer and the regular taxi. Are in a park zone the known hotel Marina Phuket Resort.
Other quite good hotels are near: Kata Garden Resort, SP House Phuket, Reach Blossom. Address: 47 karon Rd., Karon Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand, ph. +66 76 330625, +66 76 330493-7 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.dinopark.com Visiting the famous Dino Park in Phuket will allow you to enjoy the contrast of exotic nature, a delicious lunch among the jungle and unforgettable experiences that will be an excellent continuation of sun baths, sea bathing and entertainment on the hot coast.