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Back To The Past Long-tail Boat Tour

157/58-59 Moo 5, Pattaya-Naklua Road, Pattaya 20260, Thailand
+66 94 448 0311
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If Nothing Better To Do

This was a very disappointing trip in a long-tail down a concrete canal way with the odd house on... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
mcumberland
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Kettering, United Kingdom
Did not see James Bond

Pick up by Joy from our hotel for a longish drive to the meeting point to get on the boat......just... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Stringerbean49
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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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Yearning for a day of escape from the bustling city streets of Pattaya? Hop on our minibus and after just a one hour drive you will find yourself in paradise! We present to you our amazing Back To The Past long-tail boat day tour that will bring you back in time and will show you the original Thailand. A truly unique holiday-experience! After the minibus ride from Pattaya / Jomtien you will enter the long-tail boat that will cruise you through the countless numbers of canals, locally known as klongs, that are found here. Breathe in the fresh air and appreciate the calm waters as you pass through the rice fields, remote old Thai villages and see how the locals live here surrounded by the water. Many of the local people have their own frog farms in front of their houses and you will see the people swimming in the water searching for all kinds of food that the canals have to offer. Nature lovers and birdwatchers can indulge themselves in these surroundings. Monitor lizards and snakes are very common in this area as well as some smaller animals. The diversity in (water) plants and flowers is enormous and you will see many different species of birds, from colorful songbirds to groups of storks. Another thing to look forward to is a visit to a several hundred years old market built right on the water where you will be provided with a local Thai lunch and where you can wander around and soak up the atmosphere; you will not see any other tourists here!
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157/58-59 Moo 5, Pattaya-Naklua Road, Pattaya 20260, Thailand
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

This was a very disappointing trip in a long-tail down a concrete canal way with the odd house on the bank. Once we got to the 'Floating Market' to discover it is fixed shops on the banks & you are the 'Floating Customer' who they...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Pick up by Joy from our hotel for a longish drive to the meeting point to get on the boat......just over an hour. Not a problem, as the vehicle was New and comfortable. The longboat was an experience. Along canals straight and twisty, with clear...More

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Willem L, Support at Back To The Past Long-tail Boat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

The long tail boat ride in the canal was different, glad we did it, had the best lunch, Pad Thai or rice, everyone in our group loved the lunch. We visited the guide Malee's house. The only draw back was hard to get on and...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Back to the Past Long-Tail Boat Trip Dealing with Back to the Past was the best! Carolien was prompt, helpful, and amenable. They were very aware of returning us to the ship in plenty of time, and everything worked like a well-oiled machine from start...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had just completed our tour of the temples when our tour guide suggested we try the canal tour. Really glad we did! Saw an unexpected and beautiful side to Bangkok and thoroughly enjoyed it! The feeding of the catfish was a bonus & would...More

1  Thank CatrionaMcC12
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

We cant speak highly enough of this daytrip, and really recommend it to all ages! The long tail boat culture in the klongs (canals) has all but disappeared in the last 10 years, so it probably wont be very long before this tour wont be...More

1  Thank TonynNadine
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a must do trip if in Thailand, it take you through the bangkok canals on a long tail boat at high speed where you can see and experience the views and Thai culture, it take you to visit a 100year old market submerged...More

1  Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Used just to get from here to there Thai folks us 'em all the time great and cheap fare. You will get wet.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my son took this tour and we both had a great day picked up at our hotel 9.30 and we drove out to meet the boat and the guide who is such a lovely lady nothing is to much trouble just ask and...More

2  Thank David T
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

What a great experience. Picked up at our hotel, great guide who could speak Thai and English so made the experience all the better. The boats go faster than I imagined but it was a great thrill, authentic lunch (Chicken Pad Thai, yum) and a...More

2  Thank Daryl C
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