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Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

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We're a unique animal welfare and conservation project working to rehabilitate unwanted or confiscated gibbons from the pet trade and tourist industry. Come visitor our centre at Bang Pae waterfall and learn about the fascinating lives of gibbons...more
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Bang Pae Waterfall, Phuket, Thailand
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Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

Almost 10 minutes till the place and we hear a lot of noise. The monkeys were singing and playing. I cried when I read their stories and saw them. They deserve so much better. Please visit the place and donate, it’s a non profit organization...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 527janelled
Reviewed 19 January 2019

We learned so much about the unfortunate animal trade involving gibbons who are exploited for tourism, such as clubs and bars using them to attract guests for photo ops. Gibbons that cannot survive in the wild are given a permanent, safe home at the GRP...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Dana Y
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

A bit dissapointed that the place was so small. I wish they had given the gibbons a much larger enclosure, the place was very small.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Phuket has plenty of fun things to do, that offer nothing by way of understanding the country or it's plants, animals, and people. The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project lets you see up close the incredible creatures that Gibbons are, while also providing background to help you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Slando456
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend GRC. Hester did a great job educating our family of three kids under 13 and adults over 40 about the issues of poaching wild apes for entertainment. My family had the opportunity to understand the sad reason why these wild animals live in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank seattlelazyleo
Reviewed 26 December 2018

We were able to see only three monkeys, all of them in cages. While helping abused animals is an excellent cause, there is little in this place to justify traveling there.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss a visit here when in Phuket. We loved watching the gibbons activities and acrobatic swinging. Their song echoing in the jungle trees is an experience we will truly cherish. Very nice staff committed to their cause and to customer service.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Barb_in_New_Zealand
Reviewed 14 December 2018

A genuine exercise to rehabilitate the gibbons which were on the verge of extinction. Gibbons are small sized monkey variety who make loud noises like an ambulance siren . Kids wud enjoy watching them. One can then go uphill to the Bang Paeng water falls...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Combit
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Being on tripadvisor you would expect the GBR to focus on the needs and wants of tourists. However it is their focus on the wellbeing of the gibbons that makes this a worthwhile stop. If you are hoping to hold a gibbon or get up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JasonNap
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

travelling with a toddler, a trip to see animals is always a draw. There wasn't much to see here since it really is not a zoo and the gibbons that cannot be released are held in large enclosures that are not accessible but there is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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19 January 2018|
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I’m not sure on booking the trip , I’m guessing you can , we just rode a scooter and dropped in on the way past . It relies on donations to survive however I’m not sure if the cost to get in at the gates goes to the fund... More
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Jackie B
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Response from katieeee22 | Reviewed this property |
We only spent about 20 minutes at the project. Its great but only tiny - you won't need loads of time.
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