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Address: 33/9 Moo 4, Baan Klong Prao, Ko Chang 23170, Thailand
Phone Number: 039-551-474
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Elephant Camp

It is very small...If some one is vising similar things in Pattay or Chiang Mai ect.. then this can be avoided here...

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I was really charmed by elephants. They are wonderful!!! The excursion was arranged very convenient, with transfer from hotel.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It is very small...If some one is vising similar things in Pattay or Chiang Mai ect.. then this can be avoided here...

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Not a nice experience - just pay, don´t ask anything, sit and be quiet. For the money spent definitely not good value. Business first, experience last.

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Qingdao, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Had mixed feelings about this trip. The elephants didn't look very happy, though they were defeintly better taken care of than some of the other places I have seen Elephant rides offered. We rode the elephants into the water but didn't swim with them....the water had a lot of elephant dung in it anyways. Overall, it was nice to ride... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

A good priced Elephant ride, we had the 1 hour trip with a swim at the end and it was fantastic, especially the swim and to feed the elephants at the end. A must see attraction well worth the visit while we stayed on the island. Would definitely recommend to anyone who loves elephants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We flew from Bangkok just for this and thankfully it was worth it. If the first day was a little touristy the second made us feel very special. Very truthful from the start."this is not perfect but as good as we can get". Chi, our guide was calm and great. The others looked a little more excitable. Day 1 was... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Though initially it was scary, went on smooth after few yards. The elephants are trained and guess less fed, eats the shrubs on the way. We took an hour trip of trekking, you can also take swimming with elephants option, which would be 90 to 120 min

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Kyiv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We spent a wonderful day with these grand animals!!! First we rode big elephants through a big tropical garden gradually rising higher wherefrom we could enjoy stunning views of the island and surrounding small isles. Upon arrival back to a camp we were offered some refreshments... afterwards we were entertained by young elephants. They are so smart and funny:))) Now... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

They chain the elephants up and leave them out in the heat. The elephants are all depressed and you can see them swaying back and forth. We saw a baby elephant chained up in the sun and she couldn't move. There is no slack on their chains and she was just standing with her chained leg lifted. It is so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This was a very great experience. At first you could change your cloth into a swimming suit. They brought some water to drink and a pece of food. Then they took you to the elephants. You coulf feed them. Take pictures with them. After that eveybody could go on to the elephant ride. After about half an hour you could... More 

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