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Elephant Safari Park, Taro Ubud

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Address: Jalan Elephant Park Taro | Tegallalang, Ubud, Bali 80561, Indonesia
Phone Number: 62 361 898 8888
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: An interactive elephant experience, including rides, feeding, and an...
An interactive elephant experience, including rides, feeding, and an elephant "talent show." The park also offers other activities, such as rafting and cycling.
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I'd like to have spent a little more time there understanding how they're cared for and so on. The park is very much for Western Tourists ($$$). It's small. Might be fun to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We visited the park during our stay in Ubud. Their driver picked us up from our hotel at 6.30 am. Beautiful surroundings, cool and tranquil place early in the morning. We got to swim and bathe the elephants and it was an unique experience! We had a lot of fun and the elephants enjoyed very much. Then we had a... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I travelled from Sanur for a day out at the Elephant Safari Park. We were picked up on time and travelled with a lovely family from Australia. On arrival we were well informed of what would happen and given free time to enjoy feeding the younger elephants some freshly cut bamboo. We then had a lovely ride... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My 2 daughters (15 and 18) did an elephant safari trek and had lunch here. The elephants are very well cared for. The mahout for my elephant (Fatima) said he loved her like a wife. The elephants seem to enjoy interacting with humans and seem really happy. The 'safari' we went on was not extensive but was very pleasant and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

There are 27 elephants and 4 baby elephants born into the "sanctuary". While the idea of a santuary sounds great this is not. You enter seeing the elephants chained to a small individual area where you can see them sway back and forth which is a clear sign of distress. When they are not chained up they are giving rides... More 

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Devon England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

First night of a two night stay here, absolutely fantastic, the elephants have been rescued from Sumatra where they are severely in decline from their habitats bring eroded due to palm oil and the like they only have 10% left, it takes 6 days by road to bring them to Bali, there are 31 hre now and what a lovely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

I'd like to have spent a little more time there understanding how they're cared for and so on. The park is very much for Western Tourists ($$$). It's small. Might be fun to stay there. But I'm caught between enjoying the elephant ride and the idea of them being in captivity. Though they do seem well cared for, and unlike... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

In this era of animal conservation etc, the park is a perfect sanctuary for these orphaned elephants. They even have a breeding program in place. They are well looked after. My only complaint is that although elephants are quite easily trained (and hence the reason you can get close to them) I didn't like the "talent show" that they had... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

After promising my kids an elephant ride on our last trip to Bali, we chose to go to the elephant safari park in taro. We were greeted on arrival by a park guide and advised of the activities available to us. We watched the elephant show and were able to feed them, then had a ride where our mahout told... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I'm not sure as to what the last reviewer thinks she saw. The elephants are very well cared for. The circle areas where the elephants sleep and where they are chained by is done so for a few reasons. To stop each elephant steeling each others food. To stop the male elephants from bullying each other. Also it is the... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My boyfriend and I visited here under the intention that this was an Elephant Sanctuary for rescued elephants, we could not have been more wrong. It was totally heartbreaking to see the elephants being treated like slaves to tourism. They are treated like circus animals, if not worse. The keepers ride them and use hammers to hit them on the... More 

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