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Fish Cave

Address: Highway Nr. 1095 | Pai, Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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Ranked #10 of 21 Attractions in Mae Hong Son
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Nice short walk to fish cave where you can buy a bag of food to feed the many, big, hungry carp at the pool where the stream from the cave comes out. Cave itself is not accessible. Whole visit not more than half an hour. You must pay 100 baht to enter as it is a national park.

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Grounds were attractive and it is a pleasant short walk to the fish cave. We were there later in the day so not very busy. Toilets were great, according to my husband who used them frequently :)

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Thailand
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95 reviews 95 reviews
57 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Lovely backdrop of mountains and mist on the morning we were there, a nicestream, big pond and the strange sight of fish swimming through a hole in the rock.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Thampla, as it is called in Thai, is a small cave that borders on a high mountain in which water runs out of the cave into a large stream. In the cave entrance as well as in the streams, there are thousands of large fish that swim gracefully in the water. It is worth a stop while in the area.... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This place is a natural park so there are different entrance fees for thai and farang (unless you bring a work permit)... This place is a worth spending an hour or two at. Some of the fish are monstrous in size. They'll break out in feeding frenzies. I feed them dog food but I saw other people feeding them fruit... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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270 attraction reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

We knew of the Fish Cave of Mae Hong Son many years ago when we first passed through it. After the first visit, we always make it a point to buy some green vegetable from the market to feed the fishes. The cave must be quite big. Since no matter how much we brought of the green vegetable, it never... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice park for a picnic. The 'cave' is more like a hole in the rock. Worth a visit only if you are driving on the main road (1095).

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bangkok
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

First of all there’s a huge mix-up on these pages between: Tham Pla (The Fish Cave), which is about 20 minutes drive north of MHS on the road to Pai, and, Tham Lot cave near Soppong, Pang Mapha district, Mae Hong Son Province which is about 40 minutes south of Pai on the road to MHS. There’s even photos of... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is an amazing place to visit with nice walks inside and a possibility to feed the fish that grow there

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Hobart, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I visited the monkey temple and fish cave last week. The beautiful natural setting of the cliff face, and stream is completely spoiled by the numerous caged animals kept on the site. The animals are kept in appalling conditions with very little regard given their basic needs of food and water and shelter, and absolutely no attempt to provide enrichment... More 

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