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Scorpion-Tailed River Cruise

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Note : FROM new Scorpion Tailed Boat close "Apologize",The owner sick of heart disease, can not work, so we close untill I will be better. But we have keep as The legend of unique Scorpion Tailed Boat.The tourists will see a mini museum of The...more
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 81 960 9398
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

We went to the dock and as luck would have it We were the last boat for the day and so there was no hurry to get there and back. The ride on the Ping River is informative and relaxing and some good photo ops....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rick S
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Very sadly this business is no longer in operation. There is another company Ping Naka River Cruises operating out of the same premises but the tour they offer is only up and down the river and not the exciting sounding adventure described by other reviewers...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nicfa
NAMTANMEE, เจ้าของธุรกิจ at Scorpion-Tailed River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

I'm apologize,I'm sick of heart disease, can not work, so sold the boat to another person. Now l take care our my life.and I try to keep story of Scorpion Tailed boat in museum. So from now on, all storys will retain the valuable traits...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

We had a nice tour of Ping River and enjoyed the tour at the little farm area with introduction to native plants and the lovely sticky rice with mango.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank BlackberryRambles
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We decided, on the spur of the moment, to do a boat trip on the Mae Ping so googled the possibilities and at about 08:00 emailed this firm. The reply was almost immediate and by 08:30 we had booked for the 11:00 with pick up...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

What a great and relaxing experience. We were immediately met with the chiang mai smile. We had laughs and learned so much about Chiang Mai, on a personal level, and not what they think will sell you. We learned about the different plants, fruits and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 193cassieh
81edit, ผู้จัดการ at Scorpion-Tailed River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Many Thanks for your review of Scorpion Tailed River Cruise,We try to service of tourists by the best thing to make our tourists enjoy with us. Everyway to inform them of activities along Ping River,our Chiang Mai` s windom.And try to help our tourists to...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

The cruise was very well organised as for information and entertainment. It happened that me and my boyfriend were the only visitors on that day and hour so it was a charter cruise actually :) Mr. Samak first gave us details about the river and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Assia I
81edit, เจ้าของธุรกิจ at Scorpion-Tailed River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Great customers and great review of we are.before your review I got 1star of review but all of reviews we have many amazing reviews for us to improve our cruise.Sometimes our tourists complained us very hard to come to Scorpion Tailed River Cruise because someone...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This tour was recommended by lonely planet and I was very disappointed. The guide showed pictures on the boat rather than pointing out sights. Not much to see. Didn't learn anything valuable and paid $15. Would skip this one.

Date of experience: February 2017
4  Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Wish I had known. The guide spent most of his time telling off colored jokes and talking about the size and texture of elephant poo. He was difficult to understand and laughed uncontrollably. The only good thing was the garden when we stopped for a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Heartweaveleah
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

On a whim we decided to take a trip on the Ping River and headed off on the Scorpion Tailed River Cruise. Our guide was full of local information and had many old photos of Chiang Mai in past times. We pulled in at the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Mskryan
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely charming and most enjoyable despite the rain , both of our young children were welcomed and entertained by the tour.

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank 610berta
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Julie G
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Response from NAMTANMEE | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in esting our cruise .please contact us by my email at the link below tripadvior also our website and cruise start from 11.00 A.m.,1,3 P.M price 500 Bath each.Mins for booking form 2 persons,local... More