Bueng Cha-Wark originally a large swamp area covered around 2,700 Rai (1 Rai= 1,600 square meters). This place is situated 64 kilometers away from Muang District and the site is located next to Hun-Kha District, Chainat Province. Nowadays, it has been promoted to become a wetland according to Ramsar Treaty.
The atmosphere around the swamp is relaxing and calm, visitors can see colorful lotuses on the swamp plus a flock of teal and can enjoy additional activities such as bicycling or observing various kind of both fresh water fishes and salt water fishes including sharks.
There are many tourist spots on this place which are:
Bueng Cha-Wark Aquarium
-Building No1: Display both fresh water and salt water fishes with more then 50 species.
-Building No2: Has the first fresh water fishes tunnel with 8.5 meters in length.
-Building No3: A recently opened building, display a various kind of fishes from the ocean such as sea slug, star fish, Manta ray, Sea porcupine.
-Okinawa Blue: An imitation to create the tan to be resemble to coral reefs in Okinawa, Japan plus a large variety of fishes.
-Shark Tunnel: currently, it is the broadest water tunnel in the world, loaded with many species of shark. The tunnel has 6 meters width and 16 meters in length.
-Fresh water crocodile pond: Visitors can enjoy and watch how crocodiles live in the nature, with an excitement show from a crocodile tamers who will show many dangerous action with crocodiles. However, the show will be commited only on weekends and holidays.
-Tiger and lion cages: This large cage has been decorated with a nature-like cave and hill to illustrate the true nature. The cage consists of many tigers and lion species including rare species such as peafowl, zebra, camel, ostrich.
To get there: Take the highway No 340 when arrive at Doembang Nang buat District,turn left at T intersection (A large sign showing place's name will be seen easily) turn left and proceed then turn right and once again at another T interection turn left and drive along the way until the sign is seen.