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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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best elephant ride ever

enjoyed the slow elephant ride in the jungle. a magnificent view of the sea once we have reached the top.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We loved our elephant trek, our mahout was fantastic. He took some amazing photos for us and let our daughter ride up on the neck behind him for a bit which she thought was amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Loved our elephant trek with Kok Chang. Much less commercialised than some of the safaris on offer. Elephants were well looked after and the top of the trek was an amazing view of the phuket coast. Daughter and partner got to ride the elephant bare back which they loved. A great experience and would definitely visit again.

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Fantastic. We had a hard time deciding whether to do an elephant trek or not. After lots of research and trolling through various websites, we chose this one because they don't cater to the big tour groups. We were the only people on the track for most of the tour. Our driver was surprised we wanted to go here and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

enjoyed the slow elephant ride in the jungle. a magnificent view of the sea once we have reached the top.

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A wonderful experience and lovely to see the elephants were well taken care of and had a lot of room amongst lush greenery. We also had included in our package a monkey show which I hated because the monkeys were whipped and chained but the elephants seemed to be treated well.

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Durban, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Do NOT support this activity. Though these poor animals are not particularly mistreated, they are not treated well either. They are slave driven by their handlers to carry sometimes vastly overweight people. The labour endlessly, day in and day out. Prices are exorbitant by the greedy owners. Tourist trap and cruelty to these sentient beings. My whole day was spoiled... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The ride itself was a bit scary, but I loved being up close to the elephants. It is definitely one of the cheaper trips. I especially loved feeding the elephants bananas....2 baskets for 100 baht...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The place is OK for trekking, but not great. They have 3 options: 20, 30 and 50 minutes. Elephants are really in chains, some of them even during the walking. I've not seen something like that in Pattaya and on Samui. If you go there, don't forget to take a lot of bananas for elephants:)

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Back to nature and well organised. It is a wonderful experience for everyone of almost all ages. A tradition is to give a very good tip to your rider.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Was an amazing experience the man was so friendly and took loads of photos,they were so gentle with the elephants and gently tapped them when the elephants would stop Would definitely come back!!! Amazing time

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