There is no denying Hua Hin holds a special place in many people’s hearts. Considered by many to be the original beach resort destination in Thailand, there is an abundance of activities to enjoy here, and close by. As the Lonely Planet guide states, many guests love this place, and never set foot on sand. With this in mind, the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort might be one of the temptations that keeps visitors occupied.
Fishing in Thailand is big business, and you have no shortage of resorts. One of the strengths of this resort is that while it is located close to a really great area, it is also removed from the world too. If you fish to relax and switch off, the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort is an excellent destination.
Also, they have a lot of big fish, which is always a fantastic feature for a fishing resort to have.
Where is the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort?
If you are looking to escape from it all, as the name suggests, this resort is ensconced in the valley, so you will feel as though you are far removed from the rest of the world! This is idyllic, but of course, it means you need to be sure of where the resort is before setting off. Google Maps is of benefit, and the resort encourages guests to contact them for comprehensive details of how to arrive.
There are also signs en-route to the resort so once you get close to the general area, you will have a helping hand.
While travel is not included in the price of your fishing at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort, transport can be arranged from a range of locations. Whether you are setting off from the heart of Hua Hin, the middle of Bangkok or even Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), the resort will be happy to offer pricing to collect you safely.
What are the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort opening hours?
The fishing action starts at 8am at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort, and it runs through until 6pm. This should provide you with all the time you need to make the most of your day, and you will hopefully come out on top against the many fish on offer here.
The restaurant hours are slightly different, open between 10am and 9pm. However, if you plan on getting an early start when fishing, contact the restaurant in advance of the day, and they will open early for you, ensuring you are well fed for a great day of fishing.
What happens on arrival at Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort?
You are assured of a warm welcome when you arrive at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort. There is a great desire to make guests feel at home, and ensure they have everything they need to enjoy their time at the resort.
Guests will be taken through the rules and expectations of the resort, but once these formalities are over and done with, all focus falls on having a great time fishing.
What fish are stocked at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort?
One of the reasons this resort is so popular is that it offers a lot of fish across its lakes, and there are some big fish here. If you are looking to pit your wits against some of the biggest fish in Thailand, this is likely to be a resort that speaks to you.
Some of the most notable species on offer at this resort include:
- Alligator gar to 60+ lbs
- Arapaima to 250 lbs
- Big Carp to 65+ lbs
- Bighead Carp
- Chao phraya to 160+ lbs
- Common Carp
- Ghost Carp
- Giant Snakehed
- India Carp
- Java Carp
- Julian’s Golden Carp
- Jungle Barb
- Koi Carp
- Mekong catfish to 150+ lbs
- Pacu to 30 lbs
- Peacock Bass
- Red Tail Catfish
- Redtail catfish to 70 lbs
- Siamese Carp (Kaho)
What is the day rate at Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort?
You don’t need to spend a lot of money to enjoy fishing at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort.
Specimen Lake prices
If you are keen to find yourself on the Specimen Lake, which has been operational since 2010, you have a range of prices to consider.
Predator Ticket 1
This ticket is available at a price of 3,500 baht per person per day. For this ticket, you receive a predator rod. However, if you are able to arrange your visit before 31st October 2021, you can benefit from low season prices.
The discounted price is 2,800 baht per person per day, and you receive rod and tackle, 2kg of dead bait and 1kg of chicken, while having the assistance of a guide with you for your trip.
Predator Ticket 2
The Predator Ticket 2 carries a cost of 5,000 baht per person per day, and you receive two predator rods for this price.
There is also a discounted package on offer until 31st October 2021, with the ticket price being 4,000 baht per person per day. You will also receive rod and tackle, 2kg of dead bait and 1kg of chicken, while having the assistance of a guide with you for your trip.
Predator Ticket 3
The Predator Ticket 3 carries a cost of 5,500 baht per person per day, and you receive one predator rod and one carp rod.
The low season discount price, available until 31st October 2021, is 4,400 baht per person per day.
The extras on offer for this ticket are more substantial than for the other tickets.
You will also receive rod and tackle, 2kg of dead bait and 1kg of chicken, 2 bags of ground bait, 4kgs of lum, one can of sweet corn, three tubs of feed pellets, one bottle of flavor, a loaf of bread and you benefit from the assistance of a guide with you for your trip.
Specimen Carp Ticket 1
With this ticket, you receive one carp rod at the cost of 2,800 baht per person per day.
As you’d expect by now, there is a low season discount on offer, and this is available until 31st October 2021. The discounted price is 2,200 baht per person per day.
With this package you receive rod and tackle, 2 bags of ground bait, 4kgs of lum, one can of sweet corn, three tubs of feed pellets, one bottle of flavor, a loaf of bread and you benefit from the assistance of a guide with you for your trip.
Specimen Carp Ticket 2
For the Specimen carp ticket 2 you are charged 1,500 baht per person per day, and you have to bring your own rod.
There is a low season discount on offer, and this is available until 31st October 2021. The discounted price is 1,000 baht per person per day.
This is a basic package but if you have your own rod, and you don’t need a guide or any of the extras, it might be a great way for you to fish for a small outlay. The requirements associated with this package include having a minimum line of 80+ lbs and all hooks must be barbless.
Carp Lake prices
It might be that you prefer to use the carp lake, which has been open since 2019. There are six swims here, and there are more than 1,600 carp on offer.
Carp Ticket 1
If you are happy to bring your own rod, you can fish for just 500 baht per person, per day. This is a very affordable way to enjoy fishing, and you will also receive a net and unhooking mat.
With this ticket, you must have a minimum line of 50+lbs and all hooks must be barbless.
Carp Ticket 2
With this option, you will receive a carp rod, and the cost is 1,900 baht per person per day. However, if you can attend before 31st October 2021, you can lower the cost of fishing by taking advantage of the low season discount price. The cheaper price allows you to fish at 1,200 baht per person per day.
You also receive rods, tackle, bait and a guide to help you make the most of the day.
You can also hire a rod at 500 baht per person per day.
Kingfisher lake prices
The Kingfisher lake was also opened in 2019, and it is said to be the only Hua Hin lake that is dedicated to lure and fly fishing.
Kingfisher Junior Ticket
For just 500 baht per person per day, you can enjoy lure or fly fishing here.
With this ticket, you can enjoy lure or fly fishing for 1,000 baht per person per day, but there is also a low season discount in place until 31st October 2021. If you are keen to enjoy this style of fishing for just 500 baht per person per day, you can get everything you want here!
At the Kingfisher Lake, there is a guide on hand to ensure you fish in the right place and whether the lure or fly is working.
Can I hire equipment at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort?
We all know travelling with fishing equipment can be tiresome and challenging, so if you are looking to hire equipment on arrival at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort, you’ll be delighted to know that you can do so with ease.
If you are fishing at the Specimen Lake, the price includes the hire of fishing tackle. There is no discount on offer if you use your own tackle, so it makes sense to utilise what is on offer.
When you use the Kingfisher Lake, you have access to spinning rods and fly rods; and the cost of doing so is 500 baht per day. You will also receive a selection of flies and lures at this price.
What happens if I lose equipment at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort?
Given the number of guests at the resort throughout the year, and the amount of equipment on offer, it makes sense that lost or damaged equipment will need to be replaced. Therefore, there is an acceptable charge when items need to be replaced.
Is the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort safe?
Given the size of some of the fish up for grabs at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort, there are challenges for anglers to be aware of. Therefore, there are regulations to consider and all guests will be asked to sign off on these regulations before they start fishing.
Some of the most important regulations include:
- Anglers should only use barbless hooks when fishing
- If you catch an Arapaima, this fish needs to be unhooked in the water
- If you catch a snakehead, you should control it with a Boga Grip before you unhook it
- When fishing with one of the Predator tickets, floats and free line fishing are not permitted
Also, while you can use your own tackle at the resort, it must be checked by the lead fishing guide. This is for your safety, and the safety of others. Requirements of your fishing tackle include:
- The Specimen Lake requires a minimum line of 80+ lbs
- The Kingfisher Lake requires a minimum line of 25+ lbs
Free-lines are not allowed, dead baits must circle hooks and all hooks must be barbless.
Are there additional packages available for the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort?
While fishing is at the heart of what is on offer at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort, it is far from the full story. The resort prides itself on having additional activities for guests to enjoy, and the swimming pool is a star attraction.
The swimming pool is open from Monday to Saturday (so it is closed on Sunday), and the opening hours are 2pm to 5pm. There is a limited capacity for the pool, so on the sunniest days of the year, expect it to be busy.
If you are keen to go for a cooling dip, or you wish to lounge by the side of the pool, make sure you get along early. However, you can book your spot at the reception desk, which is handy if you are keen to plan ahead and secure your spot.
You also have the chance to socialise in style at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort. There is a complimentary wine and beer session, with light snacks available. The fun starts at 5.30pm, and again, you can book your place at the reception desk.
If you have enjoyed a great catch during the day, why not toast your success and look forward to more great days?
Can I book a room at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort?
If you are keen to stay at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort, allowing you to maximise the time you spend fishing, you will be delighted to learn there are four large bungalows at the resort.
Each bungalow provides you with a fantastic view of the lake, and each building has the ability to sleep four people.
All bungalows are equipped withy air conditioning, a bathroom with hot water and a shower, there is a fridge, coffee making facilities, cable TV; and you can relax on the outside terrace.
If you are fishing during your stay, and why wouldn’t you, the price of the bungalow is 1,500 baht per night for two people. The cost for an additional person is 500 baht per night, per person.
For guests who aren’t fishing, the bungalow is priced at 2,300 baht per night for two guests. There is an additional charge of 500 baht per night, per person above this.
How do I book a trip to the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort?
If you have read this far, it is likely the thought of fishing at the Greenfield Valley Fishing Resort is a hugely appealing one. We love it, and highly recommend it. It’s one of the leading fishing resorts in Thailand, and we’re delighted to say so many people have booked through us, and then got back in touch to tell us they’ve had a fantastic time.
If you are interested in booking this fishing resort, please contact us via our enquiry form or contact our Head Guide Barry Gregory direct on +66 946740227.
We can provide you with everything you need from start to finish to ensure you have an excellent trip.
*Transfers are available from every major destination in Thailand, prices do vary depending on destination and to which fishery, please enquire via our website.