Chainat Travel Guide :
Chai Nat Bird Park
| 4 kilometers before the provincial town of Chai Nat is the Chai Nat Bird Park. It is famous all over Thailand for having more than 100 species of birds which live in a natural environment. In addition the park also has an aquarium for 63 different species of freshwater fish found in the Chao Praya River.
Chai Nat Bird Park is known to be the biggest aviary in Asia. Although the park covers an area of 375 rai, the aviary occupies an area of 26 rai. Besides providing a natural environment for the birds to flourish in, the park also has around 63 cages in different sizes to house a wide variety of birds. You can also admire man-made waterfall, a beautiful garden, snake park, wild animal park and a rabbit park. The wild animals present in the park are chital, deer, hog deer, mountain goat and Eld’s deer.
The park also has a pond and in the middle of it is a pavilion which can be visited. Of course, the visit to the park will be incomplete without visiting the souvenir shops where you can local products like wickerwork items, pomelos and bird models.
The aquarium in the Chai Nat Bird Park is famous for Siamese tiger fish, Blanc’s striped feather back, Sumatran tiger barb and Siamese rock catfish. The aquarium is open from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. while the bird park is open from 8.00 a.m. until 6.00 p.m. You have to pay an entrance fee, which 100 Baht for adults and 50 Baht for children.