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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good4%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible64%
24 Aug 2016
“Disgraceful! Do not go, animal cruelty awful!”
30 Apr 2016
“Animal cruelty”
9 Moo.4, Lipa Noi, Thailand
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We are staying at the anantara boput and booked through them, we have just arrived back cutting the trip short. Elephants and monkeys chained up, the place was a tip and generally a disaster. I've complained to this hotel - how can a luxury hotel...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Scottishbird23
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Not an 'ecotour' in any way. False advertising. Our tour was interesting and varied, but the treatment of the animals was very poor. The elephants looked in really bad condition and were chained up. As for watching chained up monkey's ride tricycles...no thanks.

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Annamol2016
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Decided to take up this day tour to see more of this island. Eco tour is only good for tourists that are not from tropical country. Big Buddha visit, no tour guide explanation on history or whatsoever. We were just told to walk around by...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank katherine a
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went on this trip on our second day on samui to try and get to see a bit more of the island and because we were desperate to see the elephants. We were also attracted by the long list of activities...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Tommy A
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

We booked on for a morning on the quad bikes followed by elephant trekking and then a visit to the waterfall. We found the quad biking to be fun and had a laugh however when we arrived to do the elephant trekking we instantly didn't...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank CaitLG
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

I agree with much that's been said by other reviewers but would add that our experience wasn't quite as bad as some. We were collected on time by our guide and his driver. Our guide spoke good English and was very pleasant and informative throughout...More

1  Thank M0rpheus
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Still feel great shame at taking my wife and 2 kids to this aweful place. We purchased the 1/2 day package and spent 60% of our time at the back of a pick up truck driving at dangerous speeds despite many kind reminders to the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Laurent E
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Having read the reviews here AFTER we booked the tour and speaking to locals we the. CANCELLED this tour. I will be complaining to our travel Agent who advertise this as a fun day out clearly it's not! Pointless!!!!

Thank Leeaniel W
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

I read the bad reviews before going here thinking to myself, it can't be as bad as people are saying! It was!!!! If you like seeing animals "perform" then this is the place for you! It was just really sad watching the poor elephants and...More

2  Thank Stizzle27
Reviewed 5 January 2015

not worth to even think about spending time of your holiday on eco tourism and the Half Day 9 In 1 Eco Safari or similar called trips. a shame for every hotel to make advertising for this rip off. a no go for responsible persons...More

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank djgringo
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