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Monkey Hill

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My bf and I enjoyed the monkeys so much that we visited 2xs in our 7 nights stay in Phuket. The monkeys were gentle, friendly and not agressive at all. I feel the only time they would get aggressive is when one tries to take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aiyrene
Reviewed 6 days ago

interesting and fun to look at those monkeys don't forget to stop on the way up to buy bananas or peanuts great fun for the kids and adults also

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michele B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice view of the town and a nice little excursion on the motorbike but no great shakes though. Careful of the monkeys they can be cheeky little fellows and steal your stuff. We met some very friendly Phuketiens at the coffee bar up the top...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank coolhandpud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok!!! its very interesting to see the monkey that close,,, but if i knew that all of them have Rabies i well never go there at least not with my son,, the are very fast animals and very unpredictable,, If you got bitten,, then its...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Fiddeab79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A pleasant spot with a good view of Phuket Town and the sea. The monkeys can be fed with bananas and peanuts, but are quick to jump on you or snatch any visible food.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ben1275
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a morning walk up monkey hill, as many of the locals do, and i can attest it is a beautiful way to start the day. It is important you take care around the monkeys, they are wild animals, many locals carry an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank KattyandCoffee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing to do on the way to or from old Phuket town. The monkeys will eat out of your hand however if you feed them, be aware that they can become really aggressive, and quite dominant. they are wild animals after all! Also don’t leave...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Roxanne M
Reviewed December 14, 2018

It is amazing to see animals so close and technically in the wild (somebody came to feed them so they are not 100% in the wild). Many of them with babies. They are all very active. There are tons of dogs too cohabiting with the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
5  Thank Olivier-Frenchman
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Cute monkeys, big teeth, and a nasty attitude. So my review of Monkey Hill. Lets put it this way. I saw monkeys and the emergency room at Mission Hospital. I received one tetanus shot and one rabies shot. I get the pleasure of 4 more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
11  Thank njimic
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Got to the the top via taxi in the morning. Was actually really quite contrary to other reviews. No monkeys to be seen until we clapped and waived some corn over the side of the fence. Soon enough 20 monkeys climbing all over us loving...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Kaloyan B
November 30, 2018|
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Response from 388gregt | Reviewed this property |
Not likely
March 11, 2018|
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Response from joy1986 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can drive to both . Phi phi island very good !!
January 26, 2018|
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Response from Aloolaf | Reviewed this property |
Monkey Hill is in Phuket. If you mean how far from Phuket Town, it is less than 10 minutes by car, maybe a couple of kilometers away. I’m not sure of the price as I don’t recall, but I can tell you that the hill closes to... More
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Best route (2 Replies)
I'm counting days to my first visit to Phuket. Wanna ask a suggestion which is the best route for itinerary for city tour in Phuket as i'll be driving by myself (start point from Patong). What i have in mind is Monkey Hill/Rang Hill, Old Town Phuket, Wat Chalong, Cape panwa, Rawai Hill, beach viewpoints, big buddha, sunset at promthep cape. which one should i go first until i get to my last stop at promthep cape? thank you very much
February 15, 2011|
Response fromkutepanda|
You can visit Rung Hill during lunch or go for a coffee as there is a nice restaurant there with good view. Cape Panwa, to me, isn't very interesting. You can drive north of Patong to explore the quieter beaches, and make your way south. Just be careful of the traffic inside Phuket town as there are one-way streets.
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Travelling to/from Phuket & things to do (prices / ideas) (13 Replies)
Hi, UK traveller, off to Phuket, Thailand for the very first time in mid October 2016 for 2.5 weeks & very much looking forward to it! Staying at the following venue: Karma Royal Phuket, 22/1 Moo 2 Thepkasattri Rd., T. Kohkaew A. Muang,, Phuket, 83200 Thailand I was wondering if anyone could advise on the following (below) as I've never been before & could use all the help I can get. Attractions / Places I'd Like To Visit: Monkey Hill - Khao To Sae Elephant...More
August 27, 2016|
Response fromBrokeinVegas|
The first thing i"d recommend is to chill out. You will be fine. I got Hep A at work, it's 3 shots for feces related stuff. It is a good idea for any travel. Typhoid shot might be a good idea if not too much trouble. When buying stuff, silence is key. Just talk when you feel like it. If you see something "how much?", "100 baht", how about 20 baht?", " no 50 baht", "what about 40 baht?", "ok". In other words, start very low. You will be surprised how civilized the low income folks are...More
July 31st-August 10 Revised Itenerary (11 Replies)
I have revised my itinerary based on feedback here. Special thanks to TravelingMitch for providing so much help. We looked into booking a flight from Singapore to Penang and it seemed too expensive when adding luggage. We decided to take bus from Singapore to KL and then flights from KL to Penang after exploring KL leaving the luggage at the KL hotel we are staying in. Here is what I have now: July 31 - Arrive in KL, check-in, relax in pool if still open August 1 - Petronas Towers,...More
July 16, 2015|
Response fromTravellingMitch|
Hi Thank you for your kind words. Just some observations. Monkey Hill is on the way to see the fireflies and no where near Batu Caves or the Elephant Sanctuary. The Elephant sanctuary is normally a whole day in itself, whilst Batu caves is a long climb up the 250 steps fighting off the monkeys and would be a couple of hours at the minimum. Not a good mix for a day. Low Yat Plaza is an electronics malls, not a theme park, there are some interactive stuff but not much of a theme park....More