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Address: Kathu, Phuket, Thailand

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On the way to airport we took a slight detour to visit Kathu Waterfall, floating market and Elephant Trekking Farm. You need to hike a steep stairway to reach to the waterfall... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Nusrah
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Karachi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An amazing scenic location. Little shop at the bottom to grab a water bottle for the hike up 1000 stairs or more. Really beautiful, rainforest and the sound of water. It wasn't flowing flat out when we went in March 2017 but I'd guess it's even more beautiful after the rain season. Get to the top platform than take the... More 

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Karachi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the way to airport we took a slight detour to visit Kathu Waterfall, floating market and Elephant Trekking Farm. You need to hike a steep stairway to reach to the waterfall. It's a quiet area. The water from the wall is gathering in a pond. The pond area is beautifully built but not maintained well. It could be developed... More 

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Thank Nusrah
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We visited during the rainy season so the water looked quite dirty and not very inviting for a swim im sure other times of the year it would be really appealing. Climbing to the top is a challenge but worth it. Nice views from the top.

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Thank UBrummyZ
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

beautiful waterfall, and its a lovely ride through the villages to get here. it offers a lot of privacy, a small trek, opt for couples.

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Thank Ifthi A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

It is small waterfall after a hiking. Worth a visit. Very Calm and no much crowd. Can have a bath as well.

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Thank Roma_Dominguez
Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

this location not too far from phuket town and patona beach just around 15 minutes it's beautiful place to visit

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A little piece of beauty tucked away on the hillside, but severely neglected! The natural beauty is wonderful, if only the surroundings weren't so run down. Like most of the reviews say, there is litter everywhere! The falls are lovely & the walk up the hill is invigorating, but I really would pay a few Bhat to see it in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Wasn't particularly impressive, only worth a passing visit. Quite a bit of litter around the place. Only spent enough time to walk to the top and back .

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

While the waterfall is a great place to cool down, it is average at best. On the other hand, the area is home to the trail heads of many beautiful hikes into the mountains, where you can see all types af local flora and fauna. You can actually hike over the top and into patong (my favorite).

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Thank Samsquamch
Shenzhen, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

There is a local shop for snacks in the parking lot. The Area is not very well kept despite there being a large fine for littering. Steep stairs gets you to the second pond. The water is cool and refreshing. It makes for a good photo shoot as a memoir! If you seek fresh water and shade and relative quite... More 

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