The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), Pa Khlok

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See playful gibbons in their natural environment as they are readied for reintroduction into the wild, and learn more about the conservation efforts of The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP). The gibbons at the center are rescued from a life of captivity, where they are used as entertainment attractions for tourists. To help with the center's efforts, you can make a donation, or even "adopt" a gibbon, sponsoring its rehabilitation. After seeing the gibbons, take a short trek through the jungle for a cooling dip beneath a small waterfall. Plan to see The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Pa Khlok trip tool.
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  • During our holidays in Phuket we had visited the unique Gibbon rehab project inside¬†Khao Phra Thaeo National Park. Entrance charge for the forest is 200 baht for foreigners and free for locals. There....  more »
  • This project is an incredibly worthwhile place to visit to support a magnificent cause. The project works with local authorities to rescue captive gibbons, typically stolen from the wild as young for....  more »
  • We visited the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project after stumbling across it on the internet and I am so glad we did. The work they are doing to release gibbons back into the wild is so incredible and all.....  more »
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  • What an incredible project. The love and care that volunteers put into the gibbons and their rehabilitation is phenomenal. We were given an overview of the project and introduced to some of the permanent residents. Their stories are heartbreaking but to see the work the project has done to tirelessly rehabilitate these amazing creatures is, on the flipside, absolutely heart warming. The rely solely on donations, contributions and sales from their little kiosk so for anyone deciding if this trip is worth it - it is. Visit, listen, donate and buy a singlet and a few postcards. These amazing creatures need all the support they can get and the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project is doing a wonderful job!
  • It was great here what an amazing project and so good to see the education for local and tourists against using animals in any way. Highly recommend this place. Donation only and are for a good cause
  • This Gibbon Rehabilitation centre is doing wonderful things. They're changing the poor lives of these mistreated gibbons; increasing the wild population of gibbons in Thailand's rainforests and keeping the gibbons that can't be safely let back into the wild looked after. There knowledge of these smalls apes is fantastic and they love to share their knowledge about what they are doing. In Thailand baby gibbons are captured and used for photo opportunities at tourist spots around Thailand. To capture one of these gibbons it requires killing the mother and the rest of the troop. Very very sad. Thank you so much for everything you're doing at gibbon rehab Centre. Please go if you're passing through and spread the word. The reason more isn't being done for the gibbons is because not enough people are making enough noise about this issue. There is also a lovely waterfall 200 metres away too which is great for a dip.
  • This is the best place to report illegal activities that involve gibbons. They obviously care deeply about gibbons. This very important project has been going on for a very, very long time as (unfortunately) the need to protect gibbons is a never-ending issue. Whatever you do, please DO NOT GET YOUR PHOTO TAKEN WITH A GIBBON by a tout! It both illegal and highly unethical. Touts are still out and about... these pics were taken on October 14th, 2019 on Koh Kai.
  • Even though you only see 4 Gibbons, it is still worth while, just for the support they need. Plus gibbons are awesome... The rest are kept away from a lot of human interaction so they can be released into the wild.

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