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Secret Buddha Garden

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Address: 22/1 Moo 4 Ban Bangrak | Big Buddha Beach, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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The Magic Garden

We had arranged a private taxi for four people to take us up to the waterfall nearby. The driver then took us here to the Magic Garden as the sign said. It was cool and shady here... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2015
Brisbane, Australia
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Pattaya, Thailand
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105 reviews
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Reviewed October 23, 2015

Take a tour as it is assessable by 4 wheeled drive tracks only.Hidden away down a mountain side with a stream running through the middle.Great photos can be taken from here.

Thank Jonno01
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed October 18, 2015

We had arranged a private taxi for four people to take us up to the waterfall nearby. The driver then took us here to the Magic Garden as the sign said. It was cool and shady here and a little bit creepy but fascinating. It was well worth the 80 baht entry fee. After the trek up to the waterfall... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

It is in the middle of our mountain trip. You need a guide tour to come here, mostly likely a 4X4. Looks old, and interesting place to spend a good 30 minutes looking through the small waterfall with the old structure.

Thank FrancisCKSeah
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Really interesting little collection of statues. The owners have laid them out meandering along a river which flows down the rocks through the centre of the display. My husband and I got up to the garden by scooter which was nice and easy, bit of a steep hill but our little bike coped fine with us both on. There are... More 

Thank AnnikaToomer
Kiriat Yam
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 1, 2015

We arrived there after the guide told us that it is a nice hidden place to visit. We defenetly loved the place viewed the interesting statue and rested beneeth the trees,

Thank arieciub
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

It's a nice place once there albeit very small. The statues are interesting but for the journey to it and for the cost of entry (negligible to be fair) it's not really worth the effort. I'm not really sure what else I wanted but it felt a little underwhelming.

Thank SkiHopper46
Ko Samui, Thailand
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2015

The answer is YES but you need a motorbike for each person. If you are two, and you have a standard motorbike, one person needs to walk.... The best road to reach Secret Garden is the one in Lamai, turn at Tamarind Springs, follow the road in the jungle and good luck ! The garden itself is a little bit... More 

Thank Koh S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2015

Worth the time & drive to experience the calm and culture of the true Koh Samui. Excellent viewpoints along the way too.

Thank Lilchi
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Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

It is not an open place, entrance costs 80 bhat. Place is unique, but looks no one has been there for decades. One teen loved it and the other didn't.

Thank Eran H
Hollviken, Sweden
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Interesting to visit what feels like an ancient temple but is not. It's a sculpture park being build some 40 years ago on top of one of the highest mountains on Koh Samui. It's good to have a 4 wheel drive to get up there but it's worth it all. Plenty of restaurannts with stunning view to cool off at... More 

Thank PerJuhlin

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