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“Lovely time” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kok Chang Safari Elephant Trekking

Kok Chang Safari Elephant Trekking
287 Moo 2 Sai Yuan Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 89 59 19413
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Ranked #7 of 20 attractions in Kata Beach
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Owner description: Kok Chang Elephant Trekking Safari in set on a beautiful ocean viewpoint where the dense tropical jungle overlooks Kata Noi Bay. We offer various jungle routes riding on these Majestic animals from 20 minutes, or to the summit on 30 minute and 1 hour treks. Fully trained and experienced guide handlers will take you and your family through the dense tropical forest along paths and trails from the southwest corner of the beautiful Phuket island stopping at scenic beauty for photographs along the way. Get lucky and sit on the elephants neck. Children and adults are encouraged to stop by the banana kiosk to observe and feed the Elephants, there is no charge. This is a great photo opportunity and you can even touch the elephants trunk.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stroller parking, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Sydney, Australia
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“Lovely time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

This was something I'd always wanted to do and I was not disappointed. I made a booking online and the driver was at our hotel right on time. The elephants seemed well cared for, which is more than I can say for other operators we passed on the island. The guide took 20+ pictures of us on the elephant which was great. The ride was very enjoyable. You can also feed them bananas afterwards. Definitely don't miss out on this experience.

Visited December 2012
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“relaxing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

i liked the freinldyness and informality of the trekking i was not fo
rced or pressured into any purchases or donations

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“Great morning with gentle giants”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Had a wonderful morning riding on elephants at Kok Chang. My guide was great, and made sure he took pictures, over 70 as it turns out, of me on the elephant with my camera.
The elephants were incredible, so gentle, and the guides seem to have a very good rapport with them, not exploited for tourist purposes.
Petting and feeding the elephants bananas afterwards was so fun.
Couldn't have been easier to schedule - simply had the hotel call them and they picked us up the next morning for the first ride!
Definitely recommend, this is a wonderful activity in Phuket.

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“Make sure you make time for a drink”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Great spot on the hill, has a great feel to it and really enjoyed the scenery.

My FIRST elephant ride and it was a great experience ;)

Say hi to Tong and Chaney for me ;)

Visited January 2012
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“Great memories”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Had a terrific time and felt the animals are truly cared for and not exploited. Must do on Phuket.
"Pancake" was a gentle young lady and earned her bananas at the end.

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