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Little Amazon in September?

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Little Amazon in September?

We were thinking about hiring scooters and heading up to Little Amazon but wanted to make sure it is open at this time of year (as so many things are closed). Any information welcome (also on finding the longboats there).

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1. Re: Little Amazon in September?

As Little Amazon is on the river it should operate but, of course, torrential rain might cause cancellation. You could pop into one of the local tour offices and ask about availability without actually booking if you want to do it yourself. To find the start site, you go up to Takua Pa, following the highway until you reach a major traffic light controlled intersection (first traffic lights you will come to) about 25km north from KL. Turn left at the lights and just after the highway sweeps round to the right turn left towards the police station. The road leads up by the river and you come to a point where Little Amazon boats are advertised and start from. If I find any different from a local contact I will post asap.

If you are hiring a bike and haven't done already, please read the FAQ on the right about Licence Requirements and drive carefully. The highway to Takua Pa is very busy with lots of fast vehicles and with sudden heavy rain a possibility, dangerous. Take care!

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2. Re: Little Amazon in September?

For future travellers, Little Amazon was open, we ended up getting a taxi as it was raining but we did hire scooters another day and it was fine, the traffic is light and accommodating to scooters and motor bikes. Little Amazon runs daily 0800to 1700. It cost 500bt each and was worth it - a very enjoyable and relaxing tour. We needed the skipper to help spot the snakes hidden in the trees! Highly recommended if you want something a bit less touristy.

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3. Re: Little Amazon in September?

Thanks for reporting back. Were the directions still correct?

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4. Re: Little Amazon in September?

I think so, although I wasn't really paying attention. It seemed very easy to find. We actually found a tour operator who had a brochure for the Little Amazon tour (Tour company located on the beach just outside Mai Khao Lak) and he took us.

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