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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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After being chased away from taking a photo of a small elephant on top of the hill between Patong and Karon, we motored further towards Kata hillside to Kok Chang Safari. Here the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Absolutely disgusting people, beating the elephants till poring of blood. Horrific to watch, all elephants seemed depressed and frustrated. Not a nice place to go especially if you're an animal lover. I suggest no one to go here. One elephant was beaten so badly it almost went wild whilst having someone on their back Aswell as shaking off the trainer.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

wow! first time in contact with the elephants, amazing experience..... I will recommended to everyone.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We wanted to check this off our bucket list so we booked the long ride. As we neared the top of the hill, the elephant decided to go off track and the handler was hitting him in the forehead to get him to stop. He eventually stopped and let out a guttural trumpet that shook us all to the bone.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

After being chased away from taking a photo of a small elephant on top of the hill between Patong and Karon, we motored further towards Kata hillside to Kok Chang Safari. Here the staffs were far more pleasant than at Patong. Here there was no mention of wanting 200 baht per photo like that other place. Found the 1 hour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We really enjoyed this trip. We were a little nervous for many reasons; one of these reasons was the concern for the welfare of the elephants. They seemed to be well cared for. The ride itself was actually kind of scary! Not in a bad way--the elephant was really nice and everything, but it was just so different for us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

A grand experiance 45 mins ride on an elephant before ride you can buy bananas for 100 bahts and feed the elephants. A real good experiance we both enjoyed this and no cruelty to the elephants not like some places. Had ride in land rover and had lunch as well. Happy days.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The place was very hard to get to and hence although we were across the road we still needed to catch a cab to get to it and such added to the cost, staff weren't very friendly because we refused the recommended 45 min package and instead went for the 30 min package and they only converse when talking about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I chose to do a 30 minute trek one afternoon a couple of days ago. We booked around 11am that morning and was picked up at 12:30pm. The elephants were looked after and the environment they lived it was well kept. The tour it self took you to the most breath taking views and trust me when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Ok so I wasn't too keen at first at trying this out. I don't like heights and I have read/heard about how elephants can be badly treated here and there and really didn't want to see that. We went out for the day to see sights like sunset point and big budha and decided that on the way down we'd... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This trip was outstanding but mainly because I got engaged whilst riding one of the elephants! The Elephants all seem well cared for and not shouted at during the trek. Our elephant stopped a few times to have a graze and the trainer allowed it to do its own thing where as a previous trek we went on the elephants... More 

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