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Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo

Address: Petkasem Road K.m. 30, Samphran District,, Nakhon Pathom 73110 , Thailand
Phone Number: 66 (0) 2295 2938, 2295 2939
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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57 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Strandhill, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The treatment of the animals is poor, targeted to posing for framed photos. The show quality is poor, and the food from the food hall made us sick. Expensive park for what is really too many crocodiles is several pools, and a show full of tricks by elephants that have very little space.The elephant rides in the park are pathetic... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

After a scenic drive the Samphran elephant ground and zoo is a nice stop,reasonably prized ,very entertaining ,well organized and clean. The treatment of the animals seems very good,the feeding show was too cute and the elephant soccermatch was very entertaining and funny. There is a very clean restaurant with a surprisingly good buffet to refuel before hitting the road... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Before I went on my trip to Thailand I researched places to visit and the Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo was a top priority. My only complaint was that as part of a tour group I didn't get to stay there long enough! We began our visit with a sumptuous buffet brimming with international cuisine before racing off to watch... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Elephant feeding and shows, croc feeding and shows, a history of Siam as told by elephants and a football match between them later plus a few magic shows. This place is fantastic and is a must if you are in Bangkok. I've been a few times, often taking guests who are visiting here. I'd gladly go back if anyone ever... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Not unusual to be charged more for everything in Thailand but this was a bit steep. Nevertheless, one of the better and more organised zoos I have visited, the magic show was also a welcome distraction. The crocodile show was entertaining, even though they could not resist taking extra money if you chose to "donate". Enough refreshments and seating areas... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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81 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Saw the crocs and elephants and tigers. Enjoyed the crocodile show and saw many many crocs. We didn't stay for elephant show but overall it was a good visit. The kids love it

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