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Address: 38/60 Moo.5 | T.Chalong, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Phone Number: +66(0)76 255 051-2
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Actually out of Ao Nang

I suppose one needs to remember what you are dealing with. We went on the James Bond Island Tour, via AC Van and Longtail Boat. The staff was friendly, driver and "guide... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Welshdr
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Burlington, Washington
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm not quite sure where to start with this review, I am completely disgusted with the whole thing. We were sold this tour by a travel agent so we had no idea the name of the company to research before we went. The first thing I asked was how they cared for the animals and he sold it as an... More 

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Thank Chelciehutch
Victoria
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish I read reviews before I went on this tour. This tour was horrible. Ridiculously horrible. We chose to do white water rafting and the ATV quad bikes. We had no intention on riding the poor elephants. We arrived at the 'Island Safari' and five of us were taken down to the ATV. No body showed me how to... More 

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1 Thank Alexandgeorgia
Burlington, Washington
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84 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I suppose one needs to remember what you are dealing with. We went on the James Bond Island Tour, via AC Van and Longtail Boat. The staff was friendly, driver and "guide". However, there was limited "guiding". We were told where we were going, what we were going to do, how long we were going to take etc. Once we... More 

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Thank Welshdr
Innsbruck, Austria
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14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place offers a lot of stuff e.g. elephant trekking, ox-cart riding, monkey show, Thai boxing, ATV trekking, a shooting range etc. Pro: we just wanted to make an elephant ride without anything else and this is being offered with only including a 10min baby elephant show; the hotel transfer service worked very well. Con: from what we experienced in... More 

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Thank Robert B
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

DO NOT DO THIS TOUR! We have had an absolutely horrible experience today. We were picked up from our hotel at 7:15am in a Tuk Tuk and driven 30 minutes only to pull off the side of a busy, dirty road where we then waited (in the stinking hot Tuk Tuk) for a further 40 minutes. The only communication we... More 

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Thank Melanie C
Port Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

We booked this tour through Groupon as it was quite cheap and seemed pretty good. We were picked up from our hotel by a friendly driver who seemed to be in a rush the whole time doing speeds of 120-140kph. Our tour guide was very unhelpful and even talked the group out of seeing the waterfall even though a few... More 

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Thank Melissa H
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

The overall experience was horrible!!! The session of canoeing and long tail boat ride was really ridiculous in terms of duration, the scene to be viewed( a lot of pollution around) and last but definitely not least is the lack of SAFETY (no lifejacket provided for anyone on board: to be noted there was a couple with one child) The... More 

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Florence, Italy
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

I will never come back to Phuket. I've travelled wuite a lot to be able to judge. They exploit those poor animals, the elephant show is a shame. The poor animals are obliged to do a lot of stupid things such as painting with their trunk. The island is full of tourists, every tours is packed and when you go... More 

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Thank Patrizia B
Brisbane
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125 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Started of with buffalo ride, rice making, food show, elephant show and finished with an elephant ride. The buffalo ride is just in a circle on a pulled wagon - nothing to amazing. The rice making (not really making but..) was interactive and interesting The chance to see a traditional (very spicy) dish being made and a chance to taste... More 

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Thank Laurie C
Medford, Oregon
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

For what we paid 1800 baht total, it was worth it. If I could do it over I think I would try to find a tour that skipped the "waterfall" (super small and man made) as well as the fruit garden stop, which was an outdoor market which you could purchase from. They did give us small plates which was... More 

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