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The Gibbon Experience

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Bokeo Nature Reserve, Huay Xai, Laos
+856 84 212 021
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Just do it - don't worry, it's amazing!

We went on the express experience in mid-August. We are a family of 5 from the UK - kids are 15... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David M
Amazing guides!

The Gibbon experience is something I would definitely recommend to anyone who comes to Laos... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bokeo Nature Reserve, Huay Xai, Laos
+856 84 212 021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the express experience in mid-August. We are a family of 5 from the UK - kids are 15, 14 and 12. We are not fitness fanatics but do some hill walking / cycling and I am "commuter fit" at best. I agonised...More

2  Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gibbon experience is something I would definitely recommend to anyone who comes to Laos! What's not to like, zip lining through the jungle and stopping in massive tree houses with amazing views. It's like living your childhood dreams. We were also very fortunate that...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My kids and I did a classic tour in July. The treehouses are indeed spectacular and the ziplining was fun, but having ziplined elsewhere in the world, the safety here is really quite scary (which is perhaps why they have you sign a waiver to...More

2  Thank jon028
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I did the Classic experience this week (early August). To begin with I had some serious reservations about going on the trip due to my immense fear of heights (and the scary legal waiver they give you to sign before going on the trip -...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Did the gibbon experience 2 weeks ago (the classic one). The first walk to get to the village is pretty exhausting. If youre planning to go in the raining season (like we did), make sure to bring good shoes!!! You won't make it on your...More

Thank Li Q
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We spent about 3 months deliberating whether to book as we were travelling through monsoon season and while 90% of reviews are incredible, the bad ones were seemingly always about how difficult it was in the wet season. It's a big expense, in fact an...More

7  Thank BriennaH
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We did the classic trip and loved it!! Went in the rainy season but it was still great, there were leaches but not as many as we were expecting (maybe 3 the whole time). We were expecting a lot of ziplining and not much trecking,...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I don't understand how anyone can not give this 5 out of 5. No matter how many times I zip lined into a tree house (especially house 5) I was always smiling.

1  Thank mtoony
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We had a wonderful time at our own gibbon experiance, we loved the sight and sounds of the jungle and the tree house was amazing. We heard Gibbons but failed to see any. Other in a differant tree house did see and enjoy bsome gibbins

Thank Kev390
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I'll start with the one con, which is that it is very expensive (relative to everything else in SE Asia - $300 USD for 2 nights). It's a hard pill to swallow for a backpacker, but I have no regrets. It was definitely worth it....More

3  Thank Brian N
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Jason Y
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Response from Julien P | Reviewed this property |
Most of the zip lines leave from the forest so you don't see many of the drop offs before taking off. Probably a fairly accessible of challenging your fear.

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