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Address: Petkasem Road K.m. 30, Samphran District,, Nakhon Pathom 73110 , Thailand
Phone Number: 66 (0) 2295 2938, 2295 2939
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As Asians seeing the Elephant perform was nothing great, as the story line was boaring, also because seeing Elephants is nothing big.Maybe it will interest the Westerners as... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

As Asians seeing the Elephant perform was nothing great, as the story line was boaring, also because seeing Elephants is nothing big.Maybe it will interest the Westerners as Elephants are not a common sight. The Crocodiles were even worse.The Crocodile show too was nothing great.Felt sorry for the Crocodiles although I don't like Crocodiles. The Tigers at the entrance looked... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo is the complete opposite of Samphran Riverside or the Rose Garden. Both cater to tourists as an attraction however one for mass-tourist without any self conscious to animal cruelty and the other to remaining tourists. Ever since the Samphran Elephant opened, the animals were gradually downgraded in their environment. As we can see them now... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

my husband and I thought the shows were cheesy. I mostly went here because it was the closest place to Bangkok for an elephant ride. The elephant ride cost extra money but it was well worth it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

The treatment of animals here brought me to tears. poor conditions, couldnt watch the whole crocodile show, dragging crocodiles around by their tails poking them with sticks I had enough of it after less than 5 minutes. two tigers at the front which appeared to be drugged, malnourished and exhausted. They we're tied up to a wooden floor with extremely... More 

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Bacolod, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Entrance fee 600B. Upon entering are 2 caged tigers. Immediately you would want to grab your cam and shoot. A little farther in are fenced elephants (adult and baby). You can buy animal food (plantain bananas @ 20B) nearby and feed the elephants while having your pictures taken with them or you can have their official photographer take your picture... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It was December 31 when we went there so the park was a bit crowded and the weather was humid. We still enjoyed because we had a chance to have our pictures taken with the tigers. The Elephant show was indeed entertaining but I didn't like the Crocodile Wrestling show that much. Maybe because I didn't find crocodiles nice to... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

We had our buffet lunch here..food is just so so... Taste of most of the dishes are blunt and not as good as I have expected. Nothing much good and interesting to see inside the zoo..nothing much unusual. Crocodile show, I would say, is somehow pathetic. It is not so entertaining for me. The crocodile caretakers are just actually waiting... More 

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Moreno Valley, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

It's not worth visiting for adults, maybe for kids. The entrance fee is expensive (500 that per person). The alligator show was ok, but not spectacular. My goal in visiting was to ride the elephant which cost additional 500 bhat per person but I quickly changed my mind when I saw the very sharp pick they use to make the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I like elephant rides and this place gave me great pictures with the elephants at close encounter. I also have pictures holding the tail of the tigers in their calm state. Elephant show was entertaining. The crocodile show was also entertaining and kids will surely enjoy the show. There was a magic show as well. Since we took a tour,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Having visited the grounds 3 times in 3 years I can honestly say, nothing has changed. Right down to the magic show which still acts out the same tired old routine.The entrance fee of 600Tbht is too high, although I would be happy to pay it and more if the animals were better maintained and treated.If you are an animal... More 

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