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Go for the stair workout, not the waterfalls

Head over the small bridge, past the small cafe on the left and up the stone steps to start the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kym B
via mobile
go green

such a place for calm in jungle so for me you can take a day rest to visit this place although the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Khairil H
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Malaysia
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Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Head over the small bridge, past the small cafe on the left and up the stone steps to start the walk. The falls themselves (3 accessible plunge pools) were quite underwhelming. The water didn’t look clean enough to swim and there was rubbish around the...More

Thank Kym B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

such a place for calm in jungle so for me you can take a day rest to visit this place although the facilities was poor.

Thank Khairil H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Read the reviews, tried it. Did not think it was special. Ok for getting exercise but too much to say it was beautiful or 5 star. As for a swim...it is pretty dirty water and no idea what rocks, rusting metal and garabage awaits you....More

1  Thank pebpcm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While it is in a nice jungle setting, with bird and insect sounds, it is a bit remote and the place is quite run down with lack of maintenance and broken tiles etc. The only toilet near the entrance is rather shabby. Would have gone...More

Thank HaroldAngus
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

These waterfalls are a little out of the way, but we stopped here on our way to the airport. There are 359 steps to the top of the waterfall (although this might be 459, I may have forgotten how many hundred at one point as...More

Thank SarahCopps
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Mention Kathu Waterfall to many visitors to Phuket and they will instantly conjure up mental images of hundreds of feet of water free falling perpendicularly into a massive pool. Kathu Waterfall is nothing like this; rather it’s a series of drop pools that sometimes are...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I love this waterfall. It is a little bit of a hike to go to the top, but it is well worth it and there are plenty of places to stop and take a break on the way up! The water is comfortable, but there...More

Thank merry530
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Nothing spectacular, natural falls with some man made features. A steep walk to the top has little payoff scenery-wise, but it's a nice bit of exercise.

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Travelled here by scooters as we were staying in Karon beach area. Went up the 2000 (?) steps to the top. Expected the see large waterfalls but place run down with overflowing waste bins and litter. Was hoping for dip in waterfall but water looked...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing jungle view and have steps to go till up. Nice looking waterfall and very cool water.i recommend this place to people who loves nature.

Thank Chaminda H
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