Located in the south east of Pattaya on the “dark side” of the city, yet it easy to find and get to.
If leaving from the centre of the city, you would travel along Sukhumvit Road till you come to Chaiyaphruek Road 2. Turn left and head over the railway line before turning right and heading south. Your next turning is on the left a few minutes down the road. It is unmarked on Google Maps but if you follow directions using the Google App, it tells you when to turn. Follow the road till you arrive at Khaomalok 11 on your right before driving till you reach its end.
Castaway will be obvious to you when you arrive.
The area leading to the venue is remote, quiet and serene, so it is advisable to pick up any supplies you may require before setting off.
What is Castaway Fishing Park & Restaurant? Well first and foremost, this is a haven for people who enjoy their fishing but is also suitable for novices too.
It offers excellent fishing facilities, which are always fully stocked, a bar, restaurant and even private dining huts.
You will find the lake stocked with 30 species of fish including Arapaima, Alligator Gar, Amazon Redtail Catfish, Barramundi, Siamese Carp to name a few of the species to be found here.
They boast a selection of predatory fish and have a record catch of a 37.45 pound carp. For those of you who enjoy competitive fishing, match fishing events are on offer also.
The fishing area is tranquil and idyllic, affording fishermen almost tropical surroundings.
Sit back on a chair under your umbrella, and rest your rod for a moment or two, and take in your surroundings. Unhooking mats and landing nets are provided for you.
Competitions are held regularly so you can challenge yourself against other like-minded people.
For fishing, this venue really is top drawer. Peaceful and relaxing, yet offers the excitement of the catch in abundance.
There comes a time in every fisherman’s day out, when they need to eat or enjoy a lovely cold beer. So at Castaway, they have delicious food on offer for you to enjoy.
The restaurant opens daily from 09:00 till 21:00.
The menu offers traditional British food consisting of a full English breakfast, sandwiches, pies, burgers, fish and chips, good old bangers and mash and they even offer fillet steak from their bill of fare.
If you prefer, there is a selection of European and Indian dishes, not forgetting a substantial Thai section available, should you feel adventurous or fancy something different.
You can sit around the lake and take in your surroundings, eating in peace, before, during or after your time fishing. Cold drinks are available from the bar, just to make your day complete.
Although the location is well out of the city, it is worth making the effort to get there. Just open Google Maps and type in Castaway Fishing Park & Restaurant, hit directions and you will be there in no time at all. There is ample car parking at the venue.
If you enjoy fishing, you will adore this venue. It is ideal for experienced fishermen and novices alike and there is plenty of knowledge to hand, should you need advice.
This placid fishing location offers people an excellent day out, to get away from the hustle and bustle of Pattaya and with additional benefits, such as the bar and restaurant, what more can you ask for?