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Very friendly monkeys and lots of them

Was quite rough seas on this visit but the guy driving the boat was awesome, this trip is very... read more

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Monkey island is a great place to experience the fascinating crab eating macaques of Thailand... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Mick O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was quite rough seas on this visit but the guy driving the boat was awesome, this trip is very highly recommended and well worth the effort and cost (about $6000 Baht) for a private boat tour and we were the only ones there, tip... take...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Monkey island is a great place to experience the fascinating crab eating macaques of Thailand. However, tourists tend to get intimidated and bitten by Macaques quite often here due to lack of understanding about wild macaque behavior. Fortunately its possible to safely experience the monkey...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Before we got off the boat the monkeys rushed us. There were a hundred in the boat. They ripped open all our bags ate everything in site. We started to pull away and the monkeys wouldn’t leave the boat. In total the visit was less...More

1  Thank Joe G
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Monkey Island is one of the standard tour destinations for boats leaving Pattaya on day trips, or short trips. I think it is about one hour from Pattaya, by boat. We arrived at the end of the day, after a full day cruise. Rode and...More

Thank TomV2698
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Not really a proper destination or tourist spot, small boats can land but be very careful these are not tame pets, the monkeys rule here and only see people as an opportunity to get food. if you have some food on you the monkeys will...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 7 December 2017

There are several tour operators in Pappaya that you can contact to go to Monkey Island , also in Bang Saray are there bookings to make. if you arrive at the Island better stay on the boot as they try to get everything from you...More

Thank hendrikvangeet
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We are currently staying in 4 Palms resort in Bangsaray and Shaun the owner arranged for a boat trip to Monkey Island and the stunning Koh Khram. 8 of us went on a large wooden boat and the monkeys swam to our boat for us...More

1  Thank Connor C
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We arrived at the place around 9:00am. Beforehand, we were advised not to touch the monkeys for health reasons. There is a couple there, who appears to be the caretaker of the place, selling some bananas and other monkey foods to feed them.Our multinational group...More

Thank Zledna
Reviewed 19 May 2016

My eldest and youngest children, and my husband, love stopping off at Monkey Island to feed the monkeys. The monkeys are not at all frightened and will eat direct from your hand. Some will climb on your head and a few will swim out to...More

Thank KarenOzInThai
Reviewed 25 January 2016

An amazing experience if you love monkeys. They are the most friendly monkeys I have come across in Thailand. They will climb all over you and take food from your hands. They will even swim in the sea to get food. A great finish to...More

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27 October 2016|
Response from KarenOzInThai | Reviewed this property |
It is in Sattahip... It is just off Navy beach, which is in Sattahip. You can take a small boat from Navy beach or visit as part of a tour out of Jomtien or Pattaya.