The “Yellow Submarine” is not just a famous song in Pattaya. It is a real submarine tourist attraction that’s truly one of the most unique of all attractions in Pattaya. The “Yellow Submarine” or the Vimantaitalay is the first submarine amusement ride in Pattaya, fast gaining popularity with the locals as well as foreign tourists worldwide.
The Vimantaitalay Submarine Tour started in 2004 when the submarine was acquired by Thailand. It was originally from Belgium where it was built in 2001, registered and named PIROM by the owners. It then became a property of Israel, before it finally found a home in Thailand. It was tested for safety before it was launched, four months after its acquisition in Pattaya. The Germanische Lloyd’s, one of the best submarine inspection companies in the world, gave it a go-signal and soon, tourists from all over the world were booking for a chance to be in the submarine and enjoy Pattaya’s underwater sceneries. [Read more…]