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“funny” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Samui Monkey Theatre

Samui Monkey Theatre
Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Ranked #3 of 3 Attractions in Bophut
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“funny”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

There are many monkeys. It's not only theatre, this is monkey school. People teach monkeys to pick coconuts from palms. It's a good to see.

Visited February 2012
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“Terrible living condition for the monkeys”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Shameful to keep monkeys in these conditions .do Not visit!.Do not spend money on going there, the monkeys should be rescued

Visited December 2012
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“Not the greatest but a good time filler”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

The show is ok you can play some games with the monkey which is fun but don't be fooled by the advertising saying the monkey was used in the tomb raider film it's not that great. Staff are friendly though.

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“DISGRACEFUL..”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

DISGRACEFUL...This was the start of A "Round Island Tour" so appalled by what we saw we walked off the tour before we even got started. Got picked up in some battered up old open top Jeep thing, then taken to the rendezvous point where we were told we would be getting Elephant trekking, Elephant show and a Monkey show, we explained that this wasn't our tour but were told it was for free. The holding area had a baby elephant tied up in a pen no bigger than my living room just pacing left to right (horrible to see) you could see the "show" area for the elephants with goal posts so we refused to watch. The Monkey show followed so we gave that a try, absolutely abominable, the animal handlers / presenter were all smoking right next to these animals and in front of everyone this part is listed by viator as as "see the elephants and monkeys demonstrate their daily work", when did Elephants play football or hoopla, or even worse when did Monkeys in the jungle play Basketball, crawl like a soldier or ride a tricycle. We left the so called show (Circus) half way through with my wife in tears, no idea where we were but were so outraged we told the staff and went.

Visited October 2012
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“Animal abuse”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

If you want to see a chained monkey climb up a coconut palm and knock down a few nuts or have your picture taken with a monkey that is also chained - then I question which is the bigger monkey. Included in a lot of the island tours - complain about it,

Visited September 2012
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