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Address: 50/2 M.4 T.Rawai, Phuket Town, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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Have had 2 experiences with this company, first they forgot to collect us at a Patong hotel, the agent drove us to the wharf in his own car. The second attempt was on October... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2013
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

I was 40 mins late getting picked up eventually set sail 10:00. The boat was more like a ferry than a fishing boat. Very little communication between the staff and paying customers. We had to draw cards, not sure what for at the time but I got no. 14 only 4 lines put out the back whilst we trolled along.... More 

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Ballarat, Vic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Was excited to go fishing in Phuket after a great experience a long time ago. Booked this trip from a tourist desk at the Jungceylon shopping centre so I thought it would be reputable. I was the first picked up from my hotel and then spent over an hour driving around picking up 9 other people. Got to departure point... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Booked this tour on a Tuesday for a Thursday trip... Price was great at 11,000THB for an all-day charter for my wife and me. Was told we would be picked up from our hotel at 0800 and they were there at 0755. Arrived at the dock around 0850 and went directly to the boat to start our day of fishing.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

After booking this tour through a local tour operator I then read some trip advisor reviews some of which were not very good at all. However I found the reverse, it was a great day out and good value. I accept that it might depend on the boat & crew on the day you depart. I have been going on... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

we have been in phuket for two weeks for our honeymoon and everyday has been close to perfect.But i knew it couldnt last for the whole trip. Unfortunately we made the fateful decision to go on this so called 'fishing charter' to celebrate my 50th birthday.I wanted to have an experience i could remember for my birthday.....well i got an... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This company needs to shut shop. It wasn't just awlful, it was dangerous. The day was choppy, people were sick everywhere, the staff gave no empathy what's so ever. When asked if they could stop the boat or even slow down a little the responce was 'No,No, we no stop" . Meanwhile a guy has been sick and stuck in... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

this so called fishing trip was the worst tour ive ever done, not a single crew member on board spoke a word of english and all passengers on board were treated as stupid 'foraang.' going at trolling speed for over an hr and a half without any lines in..at one stage a marlin swam right passed the boat..and there was... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We are just back from our 5th or 6th trip with these folks over the past couple of years, and it was another great trip. Looked like we might get off to a quick start this morning when a sailfish popped one of the outriggers, but he wasn't quite hungry enough. Slow going after that, and for all the other... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Have had 2 experiences with this company, first they forgot to collect us at a Patong hotel, the agent drove us to the wharf in his own car. The second attempt was on October 19th. Once again failing to send the minibus we phoned them to be advised that as the weather was bad they had cancelled. We made our... More 

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Bruxelles
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Hi all, we checked this page before booking with them. We wanted to trust Mark P as he said "WOW! today just may have been the best day of my life.". Damn! Or this account is fake, or ... This company, the day, the food, the fishing was disapointing. But I won't criticize or shout at them. I will just... More 

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Address: 50/2 M.4 T.Rawai, Phuket Town, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Phuket Town

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