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Maesa Elephant Camp

Mae Sa subdistrict, Mae Rim, Thailand
+66 5320 6247
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Mae Rim
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

No explanation during the show,, a bit boring show,, Mahood made a good photos during elephant riding,, too expensive for not much action there.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We loved watching the elephants. They looked quite happy and well trained I loved the most to see them painting!

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Melaka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We love every single part and activity at this place. We fed the elephants, watched them bathed, played football and watched them paint. Beautiful paintings with one of them being sold for USD100! We had to forgo the experience of riding the elephants for I was 4 month old pregnant. We will definitely experience it with our child when we... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

It is quite expensive for such an animal abusive place. The elephants are so cute and we'll behaved. However, it is really boring especially the elephant show. The elephant riding was fun but only cause our instructors was nice but other instructors were grumply

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We spent a lovely morning here. The trainers seem to have a fantastic relationship with the elephants who are extremely talented at painting and playing football! We went on an hour long trek which was incredible.

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Tanjung Balai, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

exepirence on riding an elephant at Maesa camp. football playing by elephants. drawing also by elephants, etc.. really a very nice spot for all member of the family.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We were with kids, so this was a HUGE hit. You can buy bananas and sugar cane (for less then $2) to feed the elephants. Then you can feed them and do photo ops - there is a whole routine they do - they take your food, they hug you with their trunks (beware if you happen to be wearing... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Do not support. The elephants are trained with sharp hooks in their mouth when they do it wrong. This Not a natural behavior and is learned through pain.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Whilst we were in ChiangMai a friend recommended Maesa Elephant camp so we decided to pay a visit. We took a private hired through our hotel and our driver paid our entrance fee. We had some great photos taken with the elephants, watched them bathe and then on to the show. The show has no commentary but does not need... More

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Dalian, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I love elephants and I heard this was a great place to go to. While I don't agree with riding elephants, this camp was laid back and the elephants answered more to calls than physical reminders. I see in some comments that people felt the animals looked tired and depressed. I didn't see that. Elephants don't dance, they are slow... More

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