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Address: 22/1 Moo 4 Ban Bangrak | Big Buddha Beach, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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+66 77 245 255
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$47.93*
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Eco-Jungle Safari Tour around Koh Samui Including Lunch
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Amazing place and a challenge to get there but worth it

It's still undergoing development and looks like it'll be a bit commercialised once done but no doubt, still a great place to visit once finished.. Went up on a rented 125... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Manxkippa
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Perth
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Perth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's still undergoing development and looks like it'll be a bit commercialised once done but no doubt, still a great place to visit once finished.. Went up on a rented 125 scooter... it managed 'ok' but be aware there are very steep gradients and sections are just hard unmade surfaces... Be aware of the 4x4s taking punters up there as... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

my hubby & i took our scooters for a lovely ride up the mountain, the gardens its self was bit smaller then i expected but beautiful none the less, cute little waterfall u can sit under to freshen up. great photo opportunities. Like all attractions on koh samui it coast a small fee 2 enter 80BHT per person. There a... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe I just didn´t get it, but I just expected more.Something like garden full of flowers, litle paths, statues and so on.There, after you pay 80THB entrance fee, you will see few statues situated around the river at thats just it.

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Thank taska222
Cannes, France
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Actually there's lots of concrete there and we were disappointed compared to what we were expecting and the many other sacred places and temples on the island that one can visit. In addition there's a long drive up the mountain to get there...

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If it would be for free, go check it out but for 80bht per person-no way. Park is small and walking through the whole thing takes around 15 minutes (we thought it would maybe be some kind of hike through the park or sth but no, just few stairs and thats it). You'll get the same experience by googling the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Garden without plants where everything is made of concrete. Nothing fun or mystical about this, absolute scam. Save yourself the money!

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Thank Tom T
Milton Keynes
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

This place is actually called "The Magic Garden" on our map, and was created by an elderly hermit in a "secret" place. The location is not signposted anywhere, and to get there you need to go preferably by car or taxi. The road is badly damaged and full of pot holes, some deep so drive carefully, especially if you are... More 

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Thank Michael W
NL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

The ride up the mountain to get to this little place by rental car was totally worth it. Incredible views, palm trees everywhere, hairpin roads. When we finally arrived (there are no signs anywhere along the road) the little square in front of the shop was filled with people who were just unloaded from one of the many vans and... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit at only 80 baht to go look! We took a motorbike after looking at the waterfall which is a few KMs before on the same road. If you want info just do a quick google search on your phone and you will know why Nim Thongsuk built this.

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Thank Diddy_82
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017

We went there through a trip we were on today but found it quite strange. There were not information signs to advise what we were seeing symbolised which would have helped.

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