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Private Phuket Islands Tour: Hidden Treasures of Maphrao Bay
"The object of our daytrips is to move quietly through an area that enjoys a lifestyle unchanged in decades and longer while enjoying our very special pampering aboard the boat the “Pitta”. Thaphao IslandYour first stop after leaving Ao Chalong is Thaphao Island which is a nature lover’s paradise with beautiful forest walks where very old trees can be seen. For the fit some of the paths can be quite steep but if you prefer a more leisurely stroll you can always take a walk along the flats. Perhaps you will see Hornbill birds and many other species that can be heard
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Private Monkey Jungle Cruise: Phuket Day Eco Tour
"Floating Fish FarmsOur boat “Pitta” leaves from Chalong Bay at 9am as we head out to see authentic floating fish farms where you will have the opportunity to meet our local Sea Gypsies. These are genuine working fish farms which have been owned and operated for generations by traditional Thai Sea Gypsies. Here you will observe where the locals live and how they work.Thai VillagesDuring this trip we will also travel through Thai Villages were you can interact wi you will also get to see the damage and rebuilding from the result of the Tsunami in 2004. You will be able to observe the Kings Project which is based on rebuilding the Mangroves in Thailand. In the past over 40% of the mangroves were slashed for burning to manufacture charcoal but now this practice is no longer allowed and has since been banned.Mangrove Forest and The MonkeysWe then head off to the Mangrove Forest to see the monkeys. Offering a rare opportunity to see wild monkey’s in their natural habitat where they are free to swing from tree to tree and are always pleased when Captain Gordon arrives with his boat. From here you can paddle your own kayak or you can have one of the crew to paddle for you
From $602.00
 
Private Islands and Eco Tour: Hidden Treasures of Chalong Bay
"Travelling up the River in Mangrove ForestWe then move on and follow the special bamboo sticks which were placed here by the local fishermen to form the channel which takes us into the river. Once we’ve entered the river you will have a chance to observe the local villages and longtail boats with many Thai people waving enthusiastically as we pass gently by. The villagers are always surprised to see us as rarely any tourists find their way here. With only a maximum of 10 guests on board we can stop anywhere you like. It’s up to you there is no strict itinerary. Feeding Friendly Monkeys and KayakingOur next stop takes us to see the Monkeys
From $602.00

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The Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre

The Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre at Khao Phra Thaew Forest Reserve is the world's first permanent program to rehabilitate captive Gibbons. It was created by a couple who began rescuing and...
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Apr 04, 2011

Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP) was set up in 1992 in order to address the plight of Thailand's wild gibbon population that inhabits its rainforests. Gibbons have become popular pets in...
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Rodan44
Apr 04, 2011

Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

This gibbon reserve cares for these animals that have been abused and eventually re-introduces them back to their normal habitat. The abused animals came from bars in Thailand or for being used in...
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trisanna
May 25, 2005

Buy a T-shirt to support the Project

When you visit the Gibbon Project, do remember to buy a T-Shirt from the shop to support the project (or drop cash in the collector Box :-)).The T-shirts sold here are cheaper than the ones you buy in...
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baldurontour
Dec 06, 2007

Khao Phra Thaew Royal Wildlife and Forest Reserve

In the center of Phuket there is a wildlife reserve-around 23 sq kilometers of rain forest. There are two waterfalls at the site; the Ton Sai and Bang Pae. Near the Bang Pae falls there is a Gibbon...
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trisanna
May 25, 2005

Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

On a 1/2 day sightseeing tour we visited the Project and was astounded at the work of the volunteers rehabilitating. It's sad to think that the gibbons have been mistreated and uplifting to see the...
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Kayles
Feb 23, 2008

Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre

My advice to fellow VTrs is to give this a miss - we went expecting to walk round the enclosures and see how the rehabilitation is put into practice - instead we found the entire area cordoned off by...
MikeM2
Feb 22, 2012
 
 
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