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Address: Ko Lanta, Thailand

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Nice to see but sad that there tied up.

Loved seeing the monkeys but it's very sad to see them all tied up. Great show done and they are very talented, make sure you feed them when you get there take a bananas with you.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
Luke C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Loved seeing the monkeys but it's very sad to see them all tied up. Great show done and they are very talented, make sure you feed them when you get there take a bananas with you.

Thank Luke C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Defiantly worth a 10 minute journey from saladan pier and well priced at 250bat (only 3 of us). First off the monkeys are chained although as explained are only trained from 4 years and up due to intelligence. These monkeys locally are trained for the collection of coconuts and is the main reason for the school (explained well and shown... More 

Thank Callan P
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

That something like this can exist is disturbing. Chained up monkeys who are clearly in distress and fearful of the staff. Training monkeys to parade around on bikes and shoot hoops is not a school! Horrible!

4 Thank Edward M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

We could not believe that the tuk tuks in the area were openly publicising this as an attraction. It seemed like some visitors from some countries saw no problem in tying up monkeys in this way. It is so cruel and should be shut down.

8 Thank collegefield
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Like everyone else it seems...unique experience but very depressing to see them tied up apart from each other. Not particularly cheap either so if that was the decider, I would give it a miss....at least until the money is used for a more humane environment.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Went with friends on a day out. Not my cup of tea seeing any type of animal tied up. The monkeys seem to be cared for and my friends enjoyed the show. If you like a animal show then it's average.

1 Thank Darticus
Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Although the owners were friendly and gentle with the monkeys it was sad that they were tied up separately and there didn't seem to be great access to fresh water. The monkeys do sit on your shoulders and arms and the children seemed to enjoy it but I wouldn't recommend going and wouldn't pay the money to go back again.

4 Thank EnJay1973
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

This is kind like a home business that took monkeys and keeps them in their front yard for your enjoyment. They are cute but it is a little expensive to go and the monkey show is not goo at all.

1 Thank 123cherylcra
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

The monkeys sit on top of your head, shoulder, hands and arms. They try to pickpocket your belongings and untie your shoelaces. Quite a laugh! They are chained, however they seem to be treated well.

1 Thank Elroy K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Horrible Animal abuse monkeys should be running free not locked in chains try to avoid places like that, also elephant riding is bad for the elephant !!!!

11 Thank Yahel O

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