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Address: Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 89 875 8691
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Sun - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Phuket, the pearl of the Andaman, is famous for its white beaches and...

Phuket, the pearl of the Andaman, is famous for its white beaches and tropical nature; offering so many off the beaten tracks to explore and experience. If you’re a nature lover, planet lover, or simply just want a holiday to love and always remember then you've come to the right place...River Rovers Eco Cruises!We are an independent Eco-Tour Company, taking small tours to all of the out of the way places, to see the natural beauty and Ecosystems that surround Phuket. We take no more than 6 guests on our Live-a-Board tours and a maximum of 10 guests for our Day tours, taking you away from the crowds of tourists, to show you the real Thailand with all of its treasures on offer.With our shallow draft of only 8 inches, we can pull up just about anywhere, without climbing on dinghies and clambering up the side of boats, perfect for all ages and abilities and wheel chairs are welcome too.You will experience a wonderland of wildlife, unspoiled by tourism.

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Fantastic Day, Fantastic People, Full of surprises!

That was The Trip! We took an offer from Gordon and Luck again. We had a beautiful day. Nature, Nature, Nature. Snorkeling, Kayaking, Swimming, Delicious Thai Food, Deserted... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gordon arranged the boat trip for just 5 of us, which was perfect. Plenty of fruit, cold drinks and beers, non stop food being served up as we enjoyed the trip up the creek into the mangroves off Chalong Bay, and then put to the unfrequented bays on the islands for wonderful swimming and snorkelling. The three girl crew took... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

That was The Trip! We took an offer from Gordon and Luck again. We had a beautiful day. Nature, Nature, Nature. Snorkeling, Kayaking, Swimming, Delicious Thai Food, Deserted Beaches, Cold Drinks all the time, Tropical Animals, The See, Islands and Tranquility. 5 Stars for River Rovers! The best Boat Trip we have had so far. A day full of surprises.... More 

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Cromwell, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We spent a week in Phuket and met a lady who recommended this company as they were real good looking after smaller groups, up to 10-12, we called Gordon set up our trip as there were only 5 of us. He was great to deal with and arranged the taxi to pick us up. The day was spent on a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

My girlfriend and 2 of her lady friends plus me and my small dog went on a boat trip with River Rovers. It was great fun, nice boat, not fast but comfortable. The Captain was very professional, the cook produced plates of delicious local food, free drinks and there were 2 strong young guys as boat crew, so everything was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Without spoiling it too much I could not recommend this tour enough. It is a little more expensive than others but worth every penny. The thing I enjoyed most about this was that there was never a rush at any of the destinations. You were fed and had drinks all day too, bonus!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

We had a wonderful day with our skipper Me-ow her nick name is Cat, amazing cook Lucky and Odd the deckhand.On our arrival we were met by Gordon the owner and he advised we were the only 2 passengers.Snacks and delicious thai food was served during the day.We saw monkeys, they clambered over our kayaks to get the bananas,what an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We are a family of 5 (15, 14 and 7yr old). We spent 3 nights on the boat and loved it. The crew provided us with amazing service and delicious meals. We had the extra luxury of visiting a mangroove filled with friendly monkeys we were able to feed and intact with, and no other tourists! River Rovers are able... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

We were a group of 4 and we did the Monkey Island tour -- by far the best tour we did in Thailand. The food was great, the boat ride, snorkeling, kayaking to Monkey Island -- was wonderful. Crew was friendly, courteous and polite. Definitely recommend this private boat tour over the larger boat tours available, as you get individual... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

River Rovers gave us a fantastic day out. The crew were so friendly and so accommodating. There was an endless supply of cold refreshments and fruit. We felt safe on the boat at all times, the crew were more than happy to detour to secluded beaches when we asked. The boat provided us with lots of sun cover as it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We all cannot Thank Gordon and his crew enuf for such an excellent day. From start to finish we felt welcome. We visited various secluded bays where we snorkelled/ kayaked/swam. We also kayaked then hiked a short distance to a view point which was outstanding.The food/drink supplied was almost non-stop and of a very high standard. In between stops u... More 

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