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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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We were very particular on which tour we did after reading reviews and seeing some of the tours during other activities. We did the 50min trek up into the jungle that also feared... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I went to this place with high hopes, thinking it would be a natural and well kept environment for elephants....well....all the elephants were chained up, two legs on one side of the body, the men walk around with sharp metal sticks with hooks on to poke the elephants with, the baby I saw was also chained up by two legs,... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Visiting this place was one of the biggest mistakes I have ever made. I went as I love all animals and thought this was a good opportunity to see them in their natural habitat. From the moment I got there I had a strange and horrible feeling, the elephants seemed resigned to their miserable fate. Worse still was when I... More 

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Malabon, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I been in other country same like Thailand but the difference they don't have elephant and its so exciting to ride A elephant" Madee " he's friendly by the way that's the name of Elephant.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The "trek" is anything but - a slow and precarious circle of a few hundred meters above the camp. Though the shows; snake , monkey and elephant were fairly entertaining (though the elephant and ourselves were subjected to deafening techno for the show) and the animals seemed pretty healthy the whole place was ultimately depressing; animals on short chains, the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I could go back later and buy bananas to feed the elephants without having to pay for a ride. The mahout Sun was great with my grandson.

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Right off of the highway close to Nai Harn on the south end of Phuket is a little tourist trap that abuses animals for a little money. The animals are clearly in distress and anyone with a conscience wouldn't dare climb onto their backs. If you do, you are part of the problem...This place is a disgusting and sad example... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We were very particular on which tour we did after reading reviews and seeing some of the tours during other activities. We did the 50min trek up into the jungle that also feared some great views, the guides were good but didn't speak to us much. Took photos for us and even jumped off on the way down and let... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My dad and my sister rode two elephants. As my sis and i rode the elephant we immediately felt bad for the elephant. The tour guide spoke little english and was very very very noisy the whole trip he was shouting to his co workers and was non stop talking. When the elephant would rest for a while he would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It's something you do once. It was different and a 'to do' for a tourist. Personally I will not do it again. Paid 1200 baht per person for min and skipped the photos

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It wasn't until we returned to Australia that I realised how badly these animals are treated. Even though we expressed concern at the time the staff insisted that the very old elephant we rode on could hold all three of us - a combined weight of about 225kilos! In hind side it was totally wrong and I feel very guilty.... More 

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Address: 287 Moo 2 Sai Yuan Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 89 59 19413
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kata Beach

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