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Address: 38/60 Moo.5 | T.Chalong, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Phone Number: +66(0)76 255 051-2
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Lots of waiting around .. safety concerns about rafting

I booked a tour through an agent in Karon advertised on a Phuket World Travel brochure which included rafting at the Island Safari Rafting camp. Firstly the rafting, I was... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Simon D
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a tour through an agent in Karon advertised on a Phuket World Travel brochure which included rafting at the Island Safari Rafting camp. Firstly the rafting, I was surprised to find that for the rafting, I and others in the raft were merely passengers and did not get to paddle. We had a couple of guides paddling our... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On 3 Aug 2016, got Phuket Easy Tour (Wooddy Travel) to make arrangements for elephant trekking tour. Was recommended this programme at 1500 BHT. Agreed and they assisted on the arrangements. Payment upon arrival Phuket. On 8 Aug 2016, after breakfast, took the trolley bus to the welcome lobby to wait for the pickup for half day elephant safari tour.... More 

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Thank 692linz
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's obvious they have no consideration whatsoever for animals. During the monkey "show" you just want to cry given how that poor animal is treated and feels miserable. And they run the same show every 10 minutes with no gratification for the poor little guy. Elephants don't look great and are working full time. The little ones are forced into... More 

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Thank laurentny
Newcastle, Australia
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This attraction was a great day out. We were picked up from our accommodation and driven to Island Safari for an Ox Cart ride. We were then transferred to a river for a long boat ride. We were then taken back to the Safari and escorted by a guide around the park for the different attractions. Photos are available to... More 

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Kelmscott, Western Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We chose to do the tour that included a trip to James Bond Island, Lunch, Canoe ride and ATV ride as it seemed like a great day out. The trip to James Bond Island by longtail boat was good however James Bond Island itself was a bit disappointing. It is only a small island and there were so many boats... More 

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Thank Debbie F
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I have never been this disgusted by an animal performance in my life. The atrocities of animal exploitation for the sake of tourism is exemplified in this place and taken to the highest degree. Monkeys on leashes and elephants forced to perform, all led by trainers who look like they wish they were somewhere else. Animals and trainers alike have... More 

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Emirate Of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

amazing tour for families especially the ones with teenagers, great tour you get to see the tropical life of phuket

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Thank LifestyleMommy
Ao Nang, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Please don't go on this tour! The conditions at this park are absolutely horrendous for the poor animals. Watching the show elephants chained to the ground on a chain barely long enough for them to move, broke my heart. You could literally feel their frustration and anguish. One look into their eyes and you know that they are not alright!... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

All activity under one place which included the Elephant trekking & ATV for 15 mins, also include the 10 mins show from the Elephant & Monkey.

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Thank Thunderowl
Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We signed up for a package which included Sea and land adventures at Island Safari. The tour was not well organized and we spent almost 5 hours traveling in the bus out of the 10 hour itinerary. Certainly not worth the time getting there just to watch 15 mins of animal performances and 15 min each for rides on the... More 

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