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Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

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Bang Pae Waterfall, Phuket, Thailand
+66 76 260 4912
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We're a unique animal welfare and conservation project working to rehabilitate unwanted or confiscated gibbons from the pet trade and tourist industry. Come visitor our centre at Bang Pae waterfall and learn about the fascinating lives of gibbons and how you can help these highly endangered animals! Open 9am - 4.30pm (except Thursday, 9am - 3pm) our centre is free of charge however entrance to the national park area where we are located is 200 Baht per adult. For information about volunteer opportunites visit our website. Please note: GRP is an active conservation project and the majority of our animals are part of an ongoing reintroduction program. A select number of gibbons can be seen from our public viewing area but visitors are not able to feed them or otherwise interact with them.
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Bang Pae Waterfall, Phuket, Thailand
+66 76 260 4912
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a super project. There work is so impressive and so inspiring. And of course the gibbons are wonderful.

Thank janpoowan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic program, volunteers from UK gave us a very detailed explanation of program and I was thrilled that this was occurring. The area was quiet and while we where there we went for walk to see the waterfall. Was good to get away...More

1  Thank Sue E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been out to this place a few times, it is always very moving. It's great to see them actually helping the Gibbons.

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely British couple spoke to us about their time at the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project and the work they do. Gibbons have been mistreated for years in Thailand often chained up outside restaurants, had their teeth pulled out and generally abused. The facility was established...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Actually the main reason we stayed in Phuket was to visit the Gibbon project, really lovely to see animals being cared for. This is an amazing place and they are doing amazing things. It is located in the national park and they don't get any...More

Thank leechan555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is quite a quick thing to do so if you're coming, plan to also see Bang Pae waterfall which is further up the same path.. The gibbons they rescue look to be well cared for and as a visitor you get a glimpse at...More

1  Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A french speaking volunteer had a lot of explanation on the project and the complexity to release the apes back in nature: we have learned a lot. You will see a few gibbons, but keep in mind this is not a zoo. The rehabilitation project...More

2  Thank Pascal R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The project is located in a nice area right outside a park with a waterfall so you basically have two great sights here. In the rehabilitation center, the team is doing great work with the gibbon rescue, rehabilitation and release program. It was sad to...More

2  Thank Rafa56255
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small rehabilitation project that is worth visiting and supporting. They do not receive any official funding and get nothing out of the entry fee you pay to get into the park. The animals there have either been mistreated by humans or are in a...More

2  Thank DavidBradshaw573
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing work done for the gibbons, the lady there explained each gibbons story and the individual care they provide to meet each gibbons needs. The care they provide is very respectful as they are wild animals that should not be in contact with humans so...More

1  Thank KLH499
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6 September 2017|
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Response from DavidBradshaw573 | Reviewed this property |
The Gibbon Project is free. Entry to the Khao Phra Taew Royal Wildlife & Forest reserve costs 200 THB each.
11 March 2017|
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Response from Bertie1970 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we went to visit the gibbon rehab centre and walk up to the waterfall but not around the nature reserve. We spent 2 hours there in total and we had a good long chat with the rehab volunteers. It is definitely worth a... More