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Great Day out climbing!

We came here to climb, recommended by a local guide, and the climbing didn'd disappoint. Getting to the bsae of the Cliff took a little effort bashing through a bit of the jungle... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2016
Michael C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We came here to climb, recommended by a local guide, and the climbing didn'd disappoint. Getting to the bsae of the Cliff took a little effort bashing through a bit of the jungle, but once we got going, the routes were manageable, mostly already protected. On the way out, we hung around the village, had lunch and overall a great... More 

Thank Michael C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Visited here as part of a Phang Nga Bay tour. This was the final stop of the tour. Lunch was provided here which was reasonable. We then had about 15 minutes to wander the village. The only site within the village that looked to be worth visiting was the mosque which we were told was too far away to get... More 

Thank Scott P
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Ko Panyi (also known as Sea Gypsies village) is a fishing village in Phang Nga Province, Thailand, notable for being built on stilts by fishermen. The population consists of approximately 2000 all of them are engaged with either fishing or tourism. Population is mostly Muslim and there is a beautiful mosque in the island. We visited there as part of... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited here for lunch as part of out phang nga bay tour. An absolute lowlight of our entire day trip. The food was not great and when we asked for the items that were decent to be refilled they said they were finished. The bathrooms were disgusting. Water alk over the floors and pans and no toilet paper in the... More 

Thank Desigan_Naik
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

This place is built beside the Panyee Island, where a mosque is the main attraction. The rest of the facilities, shops, restaurant, even school is built on a floating platform. Some out of woods and some out of concrete. Some of the wooden ones may be destroyed by the Tsunami, and therefore rebuilt with concrete. Its a great experiences, while... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Very different experience. You will see full society established on an island. restaurants, shopping, homes, schools, mosque, Basket ball and football court , museum and what not. If you are open to eating anything , this place will provide you all options.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Okay, I've noticed that a lot of people have said that this place is a dump – and it's true. This is probably why my tour guide (Sexy Moo Moo) told us not the venture beyond the restaurant. It was a shame because I really wanted to have a bit of a nosy around, but we did get a cruise... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch as part of our Phang Nga Bay boat trip. The story behind how these people originally settled here is very interesting. Whilst a lot of the reviews are pretty negative, you need appreciate this place for how it came about and what it is. This community relies on tourism for its existence. We found it... More 

Thank IainR
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Part of our tour was a stop at this floating village for lunch. Built on stilts over filth. If your thinking Vienna Italy it's on the compete opposite end of the scale. The living conditions are poor and basic hygiene lacking. I understand it's a unique environment but that doesn't make it ok. The people are rude. They rely on... More 

Thank Lauren R
Amphoe Muang Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Having been living on Phuket for many years and being an adventurous traveller around Thailand, I can rate this place as aweful. It has transformed into a totally touristic destination in the worst sense of this word. Same identical overpriced souvenirs throughout the village, smelly, dirty and no authentic local life. Everything is focused on tourists, nothing to look at... More 

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