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Maesa Elephant Camp

Mae Sa subdistrict, Mae Rim, Thailand
+66 5320 6247
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Mae Rim
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Up on arrival you’re met by around 15 elephants all crammed in a little pen, once you've got over the initial "OMG look at the cute elephant" and you've had your cheesy photo taken with elephant, you take a step back and actually realize the horrific conditions in which the elephants are kept. They are surrounded by a mass of... More

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Mannheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We visited as a half-day tour (with C.M. Carnival Tours) out of Chiang Mai. When we arrived in the park-like area we first saw elephants having a great time bathing in the little river with their mahouts. We then came across other elephants with the big wooden crates on the back, carrying tourists around a track (we were not there... More

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Meridian, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Not for people with back problems, these fella go slow but BUMPY. Wonderful experience and the show….watching the elephant paint a picture, play soccer, etc. is AMAZING.

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Golden Valley, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Not my first visit, but by far the most enjoyable. Feeding elephants, watching the bathing, interaction before their show was a highlight. Elephants are happy. After the show i purchased an elephant painting on embossed paper, signed and stamped. It looks fabulous in the kitchen.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

When my wife told me the price I was saying no way. But you know who wins and so as a family of 6 and $350 later it was well worth it. Elephants painting was incredible. Of course you get a ride on the elephants and the show they put on is ok but your in Thailand so enjoy.

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Aptos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

great experience in the preservation of elephants, their trainers and the local that worked there. I would go again

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Ao Nang, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

In Ma Rim about 30 km north of Chiang Mai is located Masea elephant camp. A great place with lots of elephants. you can buy food and go around and look at the elephants give them some food and get a good picture for the holiday album. You can get out and ride on the elephants and 2 times a... More

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Steelville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have always liked elephants, so my visit to the Maesa Elephant Camp was a must see for me. I was not disappointed. While there I was able to see a very nice show with many of these pachyderms displaying their strength, agility, gentleness and, of course, their intelligence. I have been traveling throughout Asia for the past eight years... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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