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Patara Elephant Farm - Private Tours

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Address: 299/22 | Mae Hea, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 53 286 321
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This is an absolute "Must do" when in Chiang Mai. My daughter calls it the most amazing experience ever, and my son did not want to leave. You literally get to take care of your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Weybridge, United Kingdom

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an absolute "Must do" when in Chiang Mai. My daughter calls it the most amazing experience ever, and my son did not want to leave. You literally get to take care of your own elephant all day. It was a blast and actual work. The guides were amazing, very helpful, and always there. They did try to match... More 

Thank Dledelheit
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I had an incredible time at the Patara elephant camp. We learned a tremendous amount about the elephants and it was great to hear that the majority of these animals have been rescued from surrounding circuses, logging camps, etc. Both of our elephants had been rehabilitated and were incredible animals. They roam freely on the park each... More 

Thank Taylor K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked the full day tour and it started out great. We got to spend some time with a few elephants and their babies, just hanging out, playing and interacting with them.Then we got a little intro talk which was very interesting and informative. After that we were taken to the elephants and assigned our elephant for the day. We... More 

Thank jaskev
Long Stratton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I did a lot of research trying to find an elephant experience where they get as much out of it as you do. The staff at Patara knew what they were doing and taught us the signs to be aware for if they are happy, or distressed. They answered all of my (many) questions with a vast knowledge and good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes it is expensive but well worth it. Our 10 year old was in heaven swimming with elephants. The 1hr ride did stretch a few unused muscles, do not recommend for the less flexible. Loved we were in small groups & able to spend time getting to know your own elephant.

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Sydney, AUS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ok you will pay double any other elephant experience in the area...and you will be glad you did and feel good about the fact you contributed to a worthwhile organization and maybe gave back a little. All the while you will have one of the best experiences that potentially will change you forever. Hands down the best thin get we... More 

Thank DealGirlDownUnder
Heber City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is just what we were looking for. A place where emotional health as well as physical health for these amazing elephants is practiced. The bonus is that for the small amount of money we paid it goes to such a great cause. Pat from Patara has a passion and compassion for these special creatures and it is all from... More 

Thank D P
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tied for my favorite day in Thailand. One on one experience with an elephant, feeding, bathing, and riding. The trainers were really nice, and they took pictures for us on our phones, on top of the DVD of pictures that comes included with the trip. They provide a shirt and pants to wear, and I wore my bathing suit underneath.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am in love with the Elephant Farm. Their concept is to regenerate the Asian elephant population, rehabilitate those that they have rescued and educate the public. I was in awe from the moment I saw the mommies and babies. Before our adventure began we were briefly educated on learning how to tell a healthy elephant from an unhealthy elephant.... More 

1 Thank Rachel L
Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this, not enough adjectives to describe wonderful experience. First rescued elephant 18 years ago now 64 elephants being looked after. Bring a change of clothes for washing your elephant in the river I had three baby elephants rolling around next to me in the water so privileged. We did the half day tour only booking we could get, was... More 

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