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Maesa Elephant Camp

#3 of 41 things to do in Mae Rim Features Animals
119/9 Tapae Rd. | Mae Sa Subdistrict, Mae Rim 50100, Thailand
+66 53 206 247
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119/9 Tapae Rd. | Mae Sa Subdistrict, Mae Rim 50100, Thailand
+66 53 206 247
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Elephant feeding was ok with bananas and sugar cane and likewise watching them bathe in the river. The remainder was a show ... although I must say the painting by the elephants is much better than I can do. No elephant riding for us. Preferred...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I really enjoyed this tour. It was an experience we will definitely never forget. This is a must when you visit Chiangmai. However I recommend to wear light pants. Even though they gave us tops n bottoms to wear, riding in the...More

Thank Anin A
Reviewed June 26, 2017

I do not recommend going here. the caretakers are too cruel with their elephants. These majestic animals are beaten into behaving correctly. The energy all around is sooooo tense. Please, spend your money elsewhere.

17  Thank dosumeal
Reviewed June 5, 2017

I was taken by a taxi driver by mistake to this awful place. It's like a factory !!!! the poor animals are so frightened of the handlers. One put a foot out of line the handler shouted at it it jumped back in place it...More

17  Thank colinml320
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

My partner, a friend and I visited Maesa whilst staying in Chiang Mai, after 4 weeks of touring Sth East Asia I can honestly say this was the highlight of my trip, an amazing experience that I will never forget, loved getting up close with...More

1  Thank bretttd23
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Around 37 mins from town. We took a taxi bus there at an original price of 300 THB, approx $11.65 (we ended up hiring him for the rest of the day). The animals all appear well cared for and well behaved and they really are...More

1  Thank Grunta1961
Reviewed May 11, 2017

We spent a couple of hours at the Elephant Camp and really enjoyed the camp. We had our first ever ride on an elephant and even elephant kisses when we fed them! We also watched them have their bath which they loved. We stayed for...More

Thank AdelaideJulie
Reviewed May 7, 2017

I enjoyed this elephant camp -- the elephants painting was interesting! This is a good way to save working elephants who can no longer work in the timber industry. I have no problem with riding the elephants or the way they are treated here: they...More

1  Thank Kahaluu_Bob
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

I was taken here by a friend. I thought we were going to the sanctuary and we ended up at this camp. They use hooks, chains, and allow riding. This is not acceptable treatment of elephants and this camp should be avoided at all costs.

16  Thank Gregg M
Reviewed May 2, 2017

The condition of Elephants was ok, not bad, and they have a lot of activities to do. Elephant Riding, Bamboo Rafting, Elephant Show. The bad point that their is a lot of Chineses Tourist who are not very polite with other tourists. It's the bad...More

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