Monkey Training Centre

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What we say: 3 stars

There is an informative monkey training centre in Surat Thani Province. The centres teaches pig-tailed monkeys how to pick up coconuts and do tricks. The Monkey Training Centre is located 13km east of Surat Thani in Kanchanadit District. Visitors are more than welcome to watch the monkeys being trained. Contact Somporn Saeko at (077) 22 7351 for more information.

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13km east of Surat Thani
How to get there: Take the local orange bus from Talaat Kaset 1 to Kanchanadit.
Last updated: 19th June, 2006


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  • Correction 5 stars

    26th October, 2011

    Mr. Somporn passed away about 10 years ago. The school is continued by his daughter, Somjai Saekhow.

    Monkey Training Centre reviewed by aap (2)
    Written on 26th October, 2011, rated 5 out of 5. Visited here in July, 2011

  • correction 5 stars

    26th October, 2011

    Mr. Somporn passed away about 10 years ago.

    The school is continued by his daughter, Somjai Saekhow.

    She has a nice website, www.firstmonkeyschool.com

    Monkey Training Centre reviewed by aap (2)
    Written on 26th October, 2011, rated 5 out of 5. Visited here in July, 2011

  • wrong information 5 stars

    15th July, 2011

    Somporn Saekhow died about 10 years ago, so it is unlikely he will answer the telephone.....

    His daughter Somjai, who is running the school now will answer the telephone.

    Please check the website for all contactdetails, like location, how to get there, e-mail address and so on.

    www.firstmonkeyschool.com

    Monkey Training Centre reviewed by arjen (1)
    Written on 15th July, 2011, rated 5 out of 5. Visited here in November, 1999

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