Durian farming is a significant industry in Thailand, particularly in the southern provinces such as Chumphon, Ranong, and Surat Thani. The climate and soil in these areas are well-suited for growing durian trees. Many of durian farms offer tours and allow visitors to pick their own durian fruit. Here are some of the popular durian farms in Thailand that are open to visitors.
Chanthaburi Durian Land ( สวนทุเรียนแลนด์ จันทบุรี ) is a popular durian farm in Thailand’s Chanthaburi province. They offer visitors the chance to taste and purchase fresh durian fruit, and visitors can also pick their own durian fruit from the trees. The farm uses sustainable farming practices and cultivates a variety of durian species, including Chanee, Kan Yao, and Monthong.
Visitors to Chanthaburi Durian Land can participate in a guided tour of the farm to learn about the durian cultivation process. The tour includes a visit to the durian orchard, a tasting of fresh durian fruit, and an explanation of how the farm uses organic and sustainable farming methods. The farm also has a durian market where visitors can purchase fresh durian fruit, durian products, and souvenirs. The farm is open during the durian season, which runs from May to July, and advance booking is recommended to secure a spot on the guided tour. Chanthaburi Durian Land is an excellent destination for durian enthusiasts and visitors interested in learning about durian farming in Thailand.
Image source: Chanthaburi Durian Land, Facebook gallery.
สวนทวีทรัพย์ชุมพร สวนทุเรียน (Suantaweesup Durian Farm) is a popular durian orchard located in the Chumphon province of Thailand. The orchard is owned by a family with generations of experience in durian cultivation and offers a wide variety of durian cultivars, as well as other tropical fruits. Visitors can take a tour of the plantation, learn about durian cultivation, and taste different types of durians with the help of knowledgeable staff. Additionally, the orchard has a small restaurant where visitors can enjoy traditional Thai dishes and durian-based desserts.
Suantaweesup Chumphon Durian Garden is a must-visit destination for durian lovers visiting Thailand. The orchard provides a unique opportunity to experience the world-renowned taste of Thai durians while learning about the cultivation process and enjoying other tropical fruits and dishes.
Image source: Suantaweesup Chumphon Durian Garden, Facebook gallery.
Durian Katian Farm is located in the Takuapa district of Phang Nga Province, which is known for its tropical fruit farms and plantations.
Durian Katian Farm is a small family-run durian farm that produces high-quality durians. Visitors can come and see the durian trees, learn about the farming process, and taste the durians. The farm also sells other tropical fruits, such as mangosteen, rambutan, and longan.
As the farm develops, in addition to selling fruit and vegetables at farm prices that you can pick yourself, it will offer a retreat for local Thai and foreigners to enjoy, including:
a) lunches, events, and weddings b) excursions to better understand the many edible plants and fruits available in Thailand.
For more details regarding operating hours or making reservations, please contact Katian Farm.
Image source: Katian Farm, Official Website