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Ban Kwan Chang

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Address: 22/16 Moo 4 | Ko chang Subdistrict, Ko Chang 23170, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 81 919 3995
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This camp is slightly inland and not to be confused with Ban Chang Thai which is next to the main road near Klong Prao Beach. We did a two hour package which included jungle... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This camp is slightly inland and not to be confused with Ban Chang Thai which is next to the main road near Klong Prao Beach. We did a two hour package which included jungle trekking (close to the camp), feeding the elephants and swimming/bathing with the elephants in a nearby river pool. The elephants appear to be treated well and... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Ban Kwan Chang in Koh Chang. It is a very well maintained camp and the elephants look well cared for. We had a ball walking in the forest, all 3 of us on 1 elephant, which we were happy with, as I was a bit nervous being so high up. When... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We took the extended elephant tour which included to bath with the elephants and we were not disappointed. On the contrary. We walked with our guide some 15 minutes until we arrived to a small Lake. The elephant arrived shortly after and it was clear to see that the people knew what they where doing and was fine to handle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Elephants living in real jungle. They look happy and are treated with love. Nice people taking care. Amazing bath!

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were initially apprehensive about funding a 'zoo' style attraction in Thailand following previous experiences elsewhere in the country. We therefore checked this attraction out before committing and found that it is well respected and that the animals are truly looked after and cared for. We were not disappointed. Upon arrival, its immediately clear that these animals are in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Picking up from the hotel at the time as agreed. We got fruits and refreshments before riding the elephants. Nice ride. We enjoyed it very much. Except the too eager selling of the bracelets and rings. Our family already bought one item and they wanted us to buy even more from the other driver.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I attended with retreat group. I was impressed with how the elephants are taken care of. We were able to not only ride, but swim with them in a swimming hole. Each handler took pride of their elephant, and shared their knowledge. Be prepared with swim attire and have enough Bhatt to purchase souvenirs at th the end of your... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Did a lot of research online before i decided to go here. We were two people. Felt we were rushed through everything. no body really explained anything and when we asked questions, a mumble came back unless it was something they wanted to tell us. It was nice that they offered to take pictures for us, but i felt it... More 

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Peyton, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was a tourist concession to Heather on our recent trip to Thailand. Having heard the horror stories of animal maltreatment in some elephant camps, we went to the one that had the best reviews -- yet still had many bad reports. As a horse rancher and animal rescuer at home, I looked at the facility with a discerning eye.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

See review below mine on the issues here. The problems with the place were obvious from the baby elephant chained out front (as advertising, presumably) on about a foot-long chain. The poor thing kept lifting the foot in quivering pain. It's true, it's better than the place up the road, where the elephants are chained in bays, like they're rental... More 

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Address: 22/16 Moo 4 | Ko chang Subdistrict, Ko Chang 23170, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 81 919 3995
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Trat Province  >  Ko Chang

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