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Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si)

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“on the rocks”(13 reviews)
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Moo 8 | Mae Ho Phra, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

After you've enjoyed the main sticky waterfalls attraction, you can take 30-40 minute leisurely jungle hike to these beautiful multi-level waterfalls and pools. You'll feel like you discovered a hidden world because very few people venture to find these waterfalls because they're hard to find...More

11  Thank songlines
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Been here a few times and every time have found it dirty, slippy and unsafe. It is super crowded if you go on Thai holidays and there are a ton of drunks climbing the falls. The whole environment is being destroyed. There is trash everywhere....More

6  Thank Stephen K
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All reviews walk up on the rocks chiang mai three levels bare feet beautiful waterfall climb down mineral deposits red taxi great fun red truck worth the trip take your time picnic area cool water well worth the visit cool experience
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Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic experience - 1 of the best places in whole Thailand. That feeling when you can climb up the whole waterfall and the water is falling down around you - really worth trying. If I traveled once again in Thailand, I would visit this place...More

Thank MiriVant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing experience to walk down and up the waterfall. Not at all crowded and we had plenty of time to be able to do it a few times. We used the company Takemetour.com.. and had a personal guide including food and drink and hotel...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There and a million and one waterfalls to visit in south east Asia but this one is really different. You literally do stick to the waterfall so climbing up and down it is super easy, but goes against everything you’ve ever been told which is...More

Thank lauren2492
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has been taught since young that walking on rocks in a fast running river is dangerous. Don’t even say to climb up or down. However, in this waterfall, you can try it out with enough caution! This waterfall is as known as “sticky waterfall”,...More

Thank Ethel_Sha
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I left Chiang Mai at 8am and got there early. I recommend this because I was the only one climbing the waterfalls for a solid hour before anyone else turned up. There are three sections. I advise to take the ramp down and climb up....More

2  Thank Yang Y
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This place was on my son's bucket list after seeing a YouTube video of people climbing the waterfall. And so far this has been a real highlight of our trip. Firstly, these falls are set inside a National Park and it is free to enter...More

1  Thank Eilleen E
Reviewed 17 September 2018

1.5 hour drive from Old City. Pretty quiet, stones are limescale and quite smooth so not too dangerous - was easy enough to climb up!

Thank Ashna K
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I’m surprised, but pleased, that these falls are not on the regular tourist thing to do. What a interesting piece of nature and the falls are not that strenuous to climb! Recommend for those that love to experience unique things when travelling

1  Thank Paul_Seuren
Reviewed 1 September 2018

I can't believe this is not already listed as a top attraction for Chiang Mai, because it truly is remarkable. It is a bit of a drive (1 hour) from the city, but the drive is worth the magical experience: Bua Tong (aka Sticky Falls)...More

1  Thank Scenic690118
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

What an amazing adventure, they call it the Sticky Waterfall as the texture of the rocks make it incredibly grippy. Climb up or down the whole waterfall which is on 3 or 4 levels with a pool at the bottom, it’s not entirely easy but...More

Thank Brianrcooke
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11 November 2018|
Response from Stuart W | Reviewed this property |
No , renting a moped/motorbike is very easy and there is plenty of parking at the waterfalls. It would be very easy to do it this way.
31 October 2018|
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Response from angela c | Reviewed this property |
Her name is Peung. Her whatsapp number is 66 89 854 9684