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River Rovers

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Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83130, Thailand
+66 89 875 8691
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A beautifully peaceful and relaxing day!

We had a fantastic day aboard river rovers! Unfortunately Bernard was not available to join us, but... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
mhawley79
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London, United Kingdom
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Half day trip with small kids

We had a lovely half-day trip with our daughters 3 and 5 years old. Everything was perfect, kids... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Cheallate
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Moscow, Russia
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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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Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic day aboard river rovers! Unfortunately Bernard was not available to join us, but his wife Palita was a wonderfully friendly, funny and kind host. The boat is slow, very slow - so if you want to roar around the seas this...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely half-day trip with our daughters 3 and 5 years old. Everything was perfect, kids were happy: they were kayaking with us and playing with members of staff at the boat. Together we caught a big fish on our way to the...More

Thank Cheallate
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

One of the top experiences I've had on a tour. The monkey jungle cruise was so much fun for our family. Kayaking the mangroves, feeding the monkeys, seeing a working fish farm a deserted island and diving off the boat were all amazing and such...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

We booked three island trips before arriving in Thailand. One with River Rovers and two with other bigger companies. All three were within $10-20 USD difference per person so about the same price. The one with River Rovers (Phang Nga Through The Backdoor) was by...More

Thank Chance H
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

We traveled to Phuket with another couple and did a private tour with River Rovers to Phang Nga Bay onboard a traditional Longsail. It was a blast! One of the highlights of our trip for sure. I loved that River Rovers was willing to work...More

2  Thank GeorgeGabsterLives
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

I hired River Rovers to take my sister and me on a boat tour around Phang Nga Bay in Phuket, and we had an amazing time. I loved how most of the crew on the boat are women, who took great pride in their work...More

1  Thank Jenny S
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

We booked (family of 6) a private tour combining the monkey tour with the visit of some remote islands spots. It was a great experience, Gordon is very helpful, we had a great crew making this trip very enjoyable. We want to see and feed...More

3  Thank MerlinCH36
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

i was looking for a small charter for my family and came across river rovers.wrote an email to gordon and his reply was prompt.few more emails later,we decided to proceed with river rovers.it was the best decision ever.from the comfortable pick up arranged by gordon...More

1  Thank putriizwaniza
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Overall a very relaxed and fun trip! Thanks Captain Miao, Lucky and the sailor lady for a very unique experience. So fun to get so close to monkeys and feed them (thanks Lucky!) We also enjoyed a lot the snorkeling stops and the fun company...More

1  Thank wenxiao_h
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

Our family (with four adults and one child) had a time of our lives there! The beauty of the scenery and the wonderful staff particularly Meow (the lady with full of energy and enthusiam) who loves to take pictures made our tour one memorable tour...More

1  Thank KhurramHKhan
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Gordon W, Owner at River Rovers, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, just what the doctor ordered, plenty of things to do in Phang Nga, lots of Islands to be seen, well we all look forward to your return, we would love to give you one of our many...More

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