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Kok Chang Safari Elephant Trekking

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Address: 287 Moo 2 Sai Yuan Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 89 59 19413
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Description: Kok Chang Elephant Trekking Safari in set on a beautiful ocean viewpoint...
Kok Chang Elephant Trekking Safari in set on a beautiful ocean viewpoint where the dense tropical jungle overlooks Kata Noi Bay. We offer various jungle routes riding on these Majestic animals from 20 minutes, or to the summit on 30 minute and 1 hour treks. Fully trained and experienced guide handlers will take you and your family through the dense tropical forest along paths and trails from the southwest corner of the beautiful Phuket island stopping at scenic beauty for photographs along the way. Get lucky and sit on the elephants neck. Children and adults are encouraged to stop by the banana kiosk to observe and feed the Elephants, there is no charge. This is a great photo opportunity and you can even touch the elephants trunk.
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Great first time elephant ride

We did this on our trip to experience it once. The elephant was docile. The guide was good and overall a fun thing to do once. Taxi arranged for us by company was superb. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We did this on our trip to experience it once. The elephant was docile. The guide was good and overall a fun thing to do once. Taxi arranged for us by company was superb. We saw no evidence of mistreatment whatsoever.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The thought of an elephant trek was an exciting time for us. The reality was much different, old and young elephants in chains, led around a well trodden trek with us on their back was so upsetting. We got off the next ones were already queued up ready to go. The sight of the baby tied up by the entrance,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The elephants are chained and large metal hooks are used to scare the animals into moving. Several handlers are quite mean and will jab the hook onto the neck and body of the animal. A baby elephant at the entrance had 2 short chains attached to it!! One chain was no more that 3 feet away from the post and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We did a morning elephant trek, we were picked up by car on time from our hotel. Upon arriving the staff were pleasant and we were soon shown to where we got onto the elephant and were off trekking! The elephants that I saw seemed happy and no sign of mistreatment. After the trek we taken back to the hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Visited earlier today and definitely worth the money. More expensive then some things you can do but its a lot of fun. The elephants seem well treated and relatively happy. The staff are very friendly and the drinks at the attached bar are reasonably priced. Very good transportation offer too

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

So on the spur of the moment, parked the motor bike and booked a half hour ride for 900 baht each. So you jump on the back of the elephant equiped with a bench seat with a very native elephant "driver" who attempts to engage in some conversation with fairly limited results. The elephant slowly moves around a pre-determined course... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We had always want to go for an elephant trek and it so happened that this was on our door step. Booking could not be easier, we called the day before we wanted to go ( although Im sure you could book in advance or even on the day). A car was sent for us to take us to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is a very amazing experience not to miss. Riding an elephant. They offer different number of hours. But I highly recommend to take the two hour trip with fish farm. Very enjoyable. The elephant eats most of the time. Two hour trip u will have the opportunity to take lots of pictures. Feed the elephant, too. It's a very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

the only reason we went there is that my young child tortured us to go and see elephants. as expected, you can not see elephants, you have to pay first, business is business. sorry, except one baby elephant at the entrance attached with chains and kept under the sun. it looked very agitated, apparently, that should be their way to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We didn't know what to expect but it turned out to be a most enjoyable experience. The elephants are well looked after and we left feeling that we had learned a few new things about elephants. This is definitely a worthwhile experience and at Kok Chang it is clean and very organized, My young daughter also enjoyed it and will... More 

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