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Pai River

Address: Pai, Thailand
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Ranked #10 of 16 Attractions in Pai
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Singapore River, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Pai river for most the year is 20cm deep, slowly meandering around Pai township. hire a tube from several shops in the town and get a lift out to 12,000 rice fields. start your 1hr ride in a tub with your favorite coldie from 7-Eleven. make sure you dont miss the main town get off in the Pai River Corner... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

After gone tubing in the amazing Nam Song river, in Vang Vieng (Laos), I was expecting some clean water and great environment in Pai. UNFORTUNATELY that's not the case for Pai River. It's quite dirty, lot of sewage being disposed... Honestly I dindn't feel like to make the tubing again in this place. Enjoy Pai's waterfalls, hot springs and other... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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99 reviews 99 reviews
50 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

We went Rafting on the Pai river, you can book it by Thai adventure! It was one of the best days in Thailand so far. The rafting is not in the part oft the river, that is close to the City. You take a 1,5 hour drive to the parts of the river with all the rapids!

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
40 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Just a small river, nothing special. There are a lot of resort, hotel and lodge built by the river, if you like relaxing place, can try to stay here. Portion of the river just at the end of Pai town main road, we parked our scooter at town area and just walked there. More photos and details please refer my... More 

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Kolding, Denmark
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

We went tubing with a couple of beers! It was a really fun way to spend the afternoon, just floating around and relaxing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We sat by the river and watched the world go by, it is nothing spectacular but worth seeing then quaint little bridges that span it

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Buriram, Thailand
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

The Pai Valley is absolutely beautiful. It is spoiled by over tourism... but only a little bit. The river is pristine. There are some problems, like agricultural run-off, damage from flood control measures in the town. and extra silt from dredging, but for the most part the river is nice and clean. People who say there is industrial damage to... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The river is a short walk from many of the hotels and guest houses in the night market area. It's also a popular area for camping, either in tents or wooden chalets. We were only in Pai for the one day but there are clearly a number of sports activities which take place on the water.

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Anchorage Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Pai tubing is a good way to fill an evening but timing is everything! Look at the flow and imagine floating down it with a few beers. If the water level is to high, it's probably dirty as he'll, to low and you will find yourself walking or.... Scooting a lot. Late November is perfect and. Think in a month... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Actually it's 2 bridges - neither of them the original built by locals under orders from the invading Japanese. They pulled that one down. One carries the man road into Pai, the other is a walkway across the river. I cycled from Pai via the country route past the elephant parks etc. A great cycle ride through country lanes. About... More 

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