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Tad Sae Waterfall

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Address: Luang Prabang, Laos
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nice waterfall with ziplining and elephant riding

We went to this waterfall to do ziplining. I think this zipline is suitable for beginners - the guides and their equipment were professional and safe. The waterfall itself is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2016
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Zhongli, Taiwan
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Aberlady, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

We visited here and Kuang Si Falls. We preferred these. Go as early as you can. The boat ride to get to the falls is a great start. Doesn't take long but feels like quite an adventure. Decking area looking on to falls fab but the seats are taken very quickly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

I visited after the dry season had started, but the falls were still really beautiful. The falls are multilevel, and when we visited you could walk around on or in all of the pools pretty easily. The water was clear and cool, and the surrounds nice and quiet (apart from the handful of other tourists there at the same time).

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

The Tad Sae waterfalls offer beautiful photo ops, with rounded tiered rocks formations that almost look alien-like and that form several large swimmable pools. The water may be brisk, but the scenery is lovely.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

The water is crystal clear. December is a good time to visit as the waterfalls are not inundated by tourists.

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Nouméa, New Caledonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

I decided to rent a motorbike to stay there as long as needed. Nice ride from LP to the river. About 20 kms. Then you take a small boat on the river to go to the waterfall. Waterfall are very nice and impressive, even if the water was quite cold, I swam and it was very good. Others activities include... More 

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Zhongli, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

We went to this waterfall to do ziplining. I think this zipline is suitable for beginners - the guides and their equipment were professional and safe. The waterfall itself is rather small - but pretty with cascades in a very nice scenery. The water is a bit cold - but once you're in - it's quite nice and refreshing. They... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Tad Sae Waterfall may not be the biggest waterfall in Luang Prabang, but it's still a spectacular natural wonder to me. Cascades of water streaming down from above. Even though it's not that easy to go there, cos you have to take a small boat, in order to reach there. When we went there in Sept, there were so many... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

We visited Tad See Waterfall as part of our visit to the Elephant Village. Perhaps because it is reachable only by boat, it was much less crowded than Kuang Si Waterfall. Although it is less spectacular in size, we enjoyed the quiet and the surroundings more, and the boat ride along the Mekong there and back was very pleasant. Visited... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

My kids loved the ziplining part, it was their highlight of the holidays in Laos! I doubt the safety part a bit though. No instructions and landing platforms build around trees are rotting here and there, which could ultimately lead to dangerous situations. Waterfall looks a bit fake, but the surroundings are great and the swimming refreshing. Try to get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Hired a driver for the day- great views and also very refreshing dip- change rooms clean sadly toilets are not - try the local food at the car park - different but worth a try

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