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Tad Sae Waterfall

Luang Prabang, Laos
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Ranked #12 of 43 attractions in Luang Prabang
Type: Waterfalls
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Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

You should check for the water level before visiting. Actually it would be a wonderful waterfall in the rainy season or early winter but not in the dry season(Feb-april). No water to swim

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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46 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We went to the Tad Sae falls in January and it was just perfect. The pools were full of clean aqua colored water just perfect for swimming. We went as part of an elephant ride private day trek and it was wonderful. We were collected from our hotel by our guide Phone. After 20-25 mins we arrived at the Elephant... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

If you're into adventure, head to Tad Sae Waterfall. I had my first zip line experience there. It was such a thrilling and wonderful experience. It costs US$35 per person and I think it's totally worth it as we zipped about 10 times. The longest distance is 300 metres. 2 guides escorted the 3 of us. They will carry our... More

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Beijing, China
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The water falls are dry in the Springtime, but the 40 minute zip line adventure was AWESOME! The guides and the equipment were safe and the time flew by. Warning: it's a bit of a hike to the start point and flipflops are not ideal! Really glad we did it!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Not much water in the falls in March, and most of the water holes are just dirty water. Would be much nicer in the wet when the river is higher and the water flaas are really flowing. Can do an elephant ride through the jungle here

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Was there back in July 2013 and these waterfalls was beautiful! Spent approximately 2 hours there, swam a little and soaked up the sun. There will be a boat ride that you will need to take to get there, not very long though, approx 10 - 15 minutes. There's also a small fee that comes along with the boat ride.... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

First day in LP, I went there. Did many firsts. The ride up there is in a long boat, they have elephants, which you can interact with, feed, and ride. The falls themselves are small but the overall trip us very nice indeed. I recommend it.

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Oakland, California
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

These waterfalls are amazing. Dream jungle pools just like described anywhere. We came in the off season so people weren't swimming because it was cold (I assume). There was a basic over the counter Lao food vendor there with a basic tourist menu. Also very basic bathrooms. And seemingly less than happy elephants. But this seems to be the touristy... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

It offered an enjoyable trek to the upper falls and source waters. The lower falls are very commercialized but offered some decent food/beverage options. Note that the trail is in very poor condition so is not remotely accessible for people with mobility issues. Much of the water for the lower falls is delivered from the upper stream by a large/long... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This is very near from our resort, 15 minutes boat. The water is very clear but we visited in December and it was a very cold weather. We wanted to have a splash! I am in love with Laos among other south east asian countries we visited.

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