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Lanta Monkey School

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Not so bad

This place has some bad reviews, can't quite agree with them. In my eyes the animals look quite... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
HeidiP1849
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Nice to see but sad that there tied up.

Loved seeing the monkeys but it's very sad to see them all tied up. Great show done and they are... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Luke C
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Do not visit this so called “monkey school”. Rather than pumping money into an organisation which makes its money thru torturing of animals, visit Ko Lanta animal rescue, the people there are doing an amazing job helping the stray animals in the area get healthy...More

Thank Liam B
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

This place has some bad reviews, can't quite agree with them. In my eyes the animals look quite well looked after and not fearful. The trainers are very patient and gentle with them. Our kids loved playing with the younger monkeys which seemed to have...More

3  Thank HeidiP1849
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Just disgusting way to disrespect poor animals 💔🐾🐾💔 Don’t go there, don’t support attractions like this ever.

1  Thank BetiinaH
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this place and left it after 10 minutes. It was so sad to see the poor and bad monkeys. Don't go here and spend money for this bad project. Mind this place and don't come over here unless you want to cry

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Today me and my friend went here. Not aware, and to dumb to not look into it before. We spent around 20 minutes before we had enough. After holding the monkeys for around 10 minutes I couldn't do any more. We left and said no...More

9  Thank Amalie G
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We rode past here and couldn't believe places like this still exist - the monkey's are beaten and treat cruelly to be able to perform for humans. The same for elephant rides. Please do your research before visiting places like these. If you want to...More

3  Thank BOOtsie5
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Loved seeing the monkeys but it's very sad to see them all tied up. Great show done and they are very talented, make sure you feed them when you get there take a bananas with you.

1  Thank Luke C
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Defiantly worth a 10 minute journey from saladan pier and well priced at 250bat (only 3 of us). First off the monkeys are chained although as explained are only trained from 4 years and up due to intelligence. These monkeys locally are trained for the...More

3  Thank Callan P
Reviewed 23 March 2016

That something like this can exist is disturbing. Chained up monkeys who are clearly in distress and fearful of the staff. Training monkeys to parade around on bikes and shoot hoops is not a school! Horrible!

6  Thank Edward M
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

We could not believe that the tuk tuks in the area were openly publicising this as an attraction. It seemed like some visitors from some countries saw no problem in tying up monkeys in this way. It is so cruel and should be shut down.

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