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Bali Elephant Camp

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Address: Carangsari, Petang, Ubud, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Phone Number: 62 361 8446194
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So so sad. I will never go back.

This was really disturbing. My son was so upset by the conditions the elephants were kept in. I'm sure the positive reviews here were paid for.

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This was really disturbing. My son was so upset by the conditions the elephants were kept in. I'm sure the positive reviews here were paid for.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We went to the Elephant Camp,and it was extremely disappointing to say the least and expensive. The elephant was hit with a bull hook numerous times while we there, and the other elephants were chained up by both their front and back legs for hours. It was very sad seeing the elephants so distressed. There was also two bear enclosures... More 

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Burnie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Went to Elephant camp and it was raining. Had a Mahout named Long, he handed me an umbrella and he had a lovely cheeky, joking nature. I had a fabulous ride.The elephant I rode was named Cindy and she was 23 years old and we went for a small swim and walked along a lovely scenic route. Got some great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Wow! This place was amazing ! You not only get to ride a genuine elephant in the jungle type setting , but you get to feed them and get up close to them and even have a delicious lunch as well ! Plus, just above that area is another enclosure where you can hold and feed a 45 kilo black... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I'm not sure why I can't find the Volcano Biking tour here as its everywhere in Bali... anyway, its worth a review. I booked through Destination Asia once we were in Bali (staying in Ubud). The trip was half day, pick up at 8am, reach the top of the mountain at 9am to receive a complementary breakfast overlooking the Batur... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Even if you have no sympathy or respect for animals, no one can be hartless enough to subject these poor animals to such cruelty. They are intelligent and they understand what you are doing to them. Imagine living your life that way.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We enjoyed seeing and riding the elephants but it was very expensive so not all of our family participated. We paid a small amount extra and my 9 year old son was able to go into the bear enclosure and feed and hold a bear which he enjoyed (they have the teeth ground down when they come to the park).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I'm reviewing. Bali elephant camp in Carangsari and run by Ayung River Rafting. Not to be confused with other Elephant parks in Bali and which some other reviews seem to be referring to. Elephant Camp is awesome. The elephants are treated very well and live in a beautiful jungle setting on the banks of the Ayung River. You can watch... More 

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Amherst, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Elephant ride 30 min in a mounted seat. Took loads of photos, the staff too theirs and also volunteered to take with our camera too, we feed. The elephanta 5 $ extra, my friends got to feed a tiger and crockadile too ( with meat on a stick thru the cage and with a fishing line. So many animals and... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Generally an Elephant Zoo. You get a 30 minute ride on a circuit, together with hundreds of other people. Then after that get to watch a show which involved elephants playing football, and playing basketball. Reminded me of circus shows as a kid in the days when a level of animal cruelty was acceptable. Not nice to watch at all.... More 

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