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“Tacky to the max”
Review of Phuket FantaSea

Phuket FantaSea
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Phuket Fantasea (Show Only)
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Owner description: This cultural theme park is divided into three sections: shopping in the Festival village, dining in the Golden Kinnaree Buffet Restaurant and Vegas-style entertainment in the Palace of the Elephants.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Tacky to the max”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Very expensive, very awful. The restaurant food was terrible, the elephant show interesting but long. This place has mastered the knack of extracting every last dollar from you, and while some of the trinkets for sale were interesting, mostly it was the most incredible display of utter junk. Totally trivialises Thai culture. The only reason for visiting this place is to experience the spectacular awfulness, and how a beautiful culture can be trivialised, commercialised and ridiculed all at once.

Visited April 2014
4 Thank oldredjag
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“FantaSea - A must sea”
Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

Great evening at FantaSea - worth the money. The colours are awesome, the management is exceptional and the show was an experience.

The international buffet was top quality when you think the number of people and nationality it caters to.

Note that no video recording device is allowed inside the show - but the entire process of submission and subsequent retrieval of your items was very professional and smooth. Great experience.

Visited May 2014
1 Thank DKKolkata
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Jugiong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Spectacular Show”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

An amazing show with 16 elephants on stage at one point. The dancers were great, the acrobats and magicians breathtaking. Check out the running of the chooks, hilarious!

Visited May 2014
Thank Katharin S
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Worth a look”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

We visited Phuket FantaSea the other day. It was worth a look even though it cost 2200 baht each. (That was dinner and the show).

We were picked up at 5:15pm and arrived at about 5:45pm the show doesn't start until 9pm and it fairly obvious that this is another shopping trip in disguise.

Forget the dinner it was cold and the worst food we have eaten in Thailand and we were first in so I could only imagine what it was like later.

Having said all that the show was great, plenty of lights, colours, elephants and illusions.

If you can book the show only. Do it.

We didn't do much research so I'm sure there are better deals with the Tuk Tuk drivers.

Visited June 2014
3 Thank Steven H
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“Not to be missed”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

What a truly professional and memorable evening. We enjoyed the dinner but we LOVED the show!!! Well worth the money!

Visited May 2014
Thank Glennis C
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