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Monkey Hill

#6 of 107 things to do in Phuket Town Features Animals
To Chae Road, Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand
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The monkeys are very friendly!!

The walk up to the top is very long and sweaty but certainly worth it! We bought nuts at the bottom... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
carahenton
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great place but be very careful when feeding the momkeys

I really wanted to see the monkeys so after a failed attempt when we arrived mid day and all the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kess1234
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Toowoomba, Australia
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To Chae Road, Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The walk up to the top is very long and sweaty but certainly worth it! We bought nuts at the bottom of the hill for 10baht and when we got to the top and opened them a swarm of monkeys arrived to get some. They...More

Thank carahenton
Reviewed 5 days ago

I really wanted to see the monkeys so after a failed attempt when we arrived mid day and all the monkeys were resting, we returned in the afternoon around 4. They were everywhere so went and bought some peanuts from the kiosk which they sold...More

Thank Kess1234
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We used a scooter to get there and the drive was lovely. We went twice. The first was quite chilled. The locals had set food out for the monkeys in a specific area close to the trees but close to the car park as well....More

Thank Dee A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our taxi driver recommended a visit to Monkey Hill and I'm glad we listened! Not knowing what to expect, I was surprised to see that this isn't really a 'zoo' type attraction, these are 'wild' tame monkeys that happen to share their habitat with humans....More

Thank Chanya T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monkey hill is such a cool place! The walk it's straight uphill to get to the viewpoint but not too hard. The monkeys show up toward the high end and are so cool to see. They are not afraid of people, and dozens of them...More

Thank worldwidenoms
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on a half day trip to Phuket Town as I had seen the previous reviews on TripAdvisor. When we got to the top of the hill, there were no monkeys there at the time. Thanks to the locals and our wonderful taxi...More

Thank HunnyBee15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

See the monkeys. They are adorable! They will snatch your camera or phone, so hold on and be careful. Bring bananas

Thank I_See_the_World_Now
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time We are in phuket. My boyfriend always ask me about this place. It just funny only to see them. Next to where these monkey lives. There are local people selling banana,peanuts,ice-cream and snack. You can but and feed them. But be aware,monkey are...More

2  Thank Yadita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the monkey hill and the temple but there were only few monkeys and the temple was good but the cave was very hard to climb

Thank Ramakrishnan I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grab plenty of bags of peanuts and bananas which you can buy at the bottom of the Hill and go and have some fun. We were amazed at the number of Monkeys and how close they came to us. WARNING do not hold your bags...More

Thank DeneTucker
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Franziska R
How do I go back from Monkey Hill to Phuket town? Thank you.
2 May 2017|
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Response from Genie F | Reviewed this property |
We went to Monkey Hill from Patong Beach. We had hoped we could get a cab, get dropped off, then walk to Old Phuket Town. But it turns out that Monkey Hill is very out of the way and the tuk tuk drivers explained to us that... More
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Venece F
Does anyone know that opening hours and cost of entry?
7 April 2017|
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Response from riocobb | Reviewed this property |
It is actually just a road that you drive up there is no opening time as such
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Amy R
Hi, does anyone know how you can get to Monkey Hill from Kata Beach please and how much this is likely to be? Thanks Amy
26 July 2016|
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Response from iainbrown8802 | Reviewed this property |
You could ask at your hotel reception about going to Monkey Hill only and ask if they know anyone in a tuk tuk r taxi. The tuk tuk would be a lot cheaper and good in the warm weather. They would be able to get you a deal... More
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