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Thale Noi Waterbird Park

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A Great trip

We were taken by friends from Songkhla to see the water buffalo and the boat trip on the lake from... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
A Heaven for Photographers

Arrived there at 7.00am. Have some difficulty to communicate with the local boatmen, as they can... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Siti N
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“water buffalo”(5 reviews)
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Thailand's largest bird sanctuary.
Patthalung, Songkhla, Thailand
+66 98 730 1231
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We were taken by friends from Songkhla to see the water buffalo and the boat trip on the lake from Thale Noi was a wonderful surprise. We spent a great 2 hours travelling by longboat through a fantastic wetland area seeing huge areas of water...More

Thank Cust4
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Arrived there at 7.00am. Have some difficulty to communicate with the local boatmen, as they can only speak in Thai language. We were charged 600 baht per person for a 2 hours trip, in a small boat, with a worn-out life jacket. I expect a...More

Thank Siti N
Reviewed 4 April 2018

A long bridge splits the marshes and, apart from excessive traffic, was a good place for birding. We did not venture onto the water.

Thank Diomedia
Reviewed 5 February 2018

In this review, I will share what's there to see and do there plus how to get there. I have posted a video the migratory birds that you can see if you take a 2 hour long tail boat ride on the lake. To view...More

1  Thank apgclh
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The correct location shall read: Khuan Khanun District, Phatthalung 93150 Not "Phatthalung, Songkhla", (Phatthalung and Songkhla are two different provinces)

5  Thank Tony N
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Although about 35 kms north and east of Songkla, [and easily accessible by local bus from Hat Yai also] this destination is nothing short of amazing!! Taking a "local boat" is very worthwhile is order to see the plethora of various species of birds-- in...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A Ride by the motorised sampan around the sprouting waterlilies brings you to an open space where you will be greeted by ten of hundreds of different species of birds............. Enough to keep your finger busy on the shutters. A short walk after the boat...More

Thank Ng R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Been there twice. Love the atmosphere and people. I'm a birder myself and this was a great place to see various species of both endemic and migrate. Highly recommend when visiting Pattalung.

Thank Thapanot S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Just WOW. If you need something for your soul and mind, go there. Take a longtailboat for 450 Baht and cruise over the lake. So beautiful. The quietens and the peace is real relaxing. You see the Lotus Flower ins different kind of colors. Birds,...More

Thank divra67
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I was lucky enough to be taken around with locals. Phatthalung or just north could be a good base. We stayed in a resort next to west end of the bridge. Try to ride over the bridge with stops for water, birdsss, and water buffalo...More

Thank Michael H
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Arik C
5 June 2018|
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Response from Diomedia | Reviewed this property |
Hello. As Greg says, there is a wide range of birds. Ducks and waders predominate but the margins have lots of other birds including woodpeckers and barbets. It is well worth a visit, but we were there in March. For these... More
8 January 2018|
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Response from Tony N | Reviewed this property |
From Hatyai, I chartered a private car to Thale Noi and drop-by 2 temples on the way back to Songkhla then Hatyai. For a full day was 2,500 Baht
16 May 2017|
Response from KenY0ung |
Or where do ppl usually travel frm to visit this bird park? Bcoz it's 2 hours frm Hatyai .... quite a distance