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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary

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31 Moo 8, Mae Rim 50180, Thailand
+66 99 243 9111
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Best day of my life!

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary is truly an amazing place! They treat the elephants with the love,care... read more

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emma2bolger
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
The Best expirience in Chiang Mai!

We had excelent guide and guardian of the elephants. During the Day we had food and drink, which... read more

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capekstanislav
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Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary - "Where elephants are loved and respected."
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mud bath” (54 reviews)
“noodle soup” (48 reviews)
“banana trees” (19 reviews)
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Hours
Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
31 Moo 8, Mae Rim 50180, Thailand
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+66 99 243 9111
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Reviewed today

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary is truly an amazing place! They treat the elephants with the love,care and respect they so desperately need after being abused.The keepers of the elephants are truly amazing and the elephants adore them! Thank you so so much for making my dream...More

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Reviewed today

We had excelent guide and guardian of the elephants. During the Day we had food and drink, which was include in price. There are professional and nice people. Totally recommend.

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Reviewed yesterday

My teenage daughter and I recently visited the Maerim Elephant Sanctuary. As others have mentioned there a many options when looking into elephant experiences. However, Maerim is one of the only true sanctuaries where the elephants are required to do nothing but be elephants. An...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The place was great, it is smaller than the bigger sanctuaries, but the added bonus is that it is completely humane. The elephants were lovely and the noodle soup tasted fab. You can pay for professional pictures and they are worth it. Spoke to one...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing experience. These elephants are treated with love and care. I genuinely felt a deep connection with these animals and the guides were great.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a very fun and instructive experience regarding the habits of the elephants. Highly recommended for everyone, especially for young people.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I absolutely loved my experience with the elephants at the Maerim Elephant Sanctuary. We got to meet the elephants, feed them, walk with them, hug them, play with them, swim with them, bathe them - it was everything I could have asked for & more!...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I and our 2 friends loved this sanctuary. We had a wonderful experience with the elephants, staff were friendly and very knowledgeable, and the photographer captured some amazing photos! We would go back to Maerim and will recommend this to any of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

You can really tell the workers love these animals and want to protect them. This was my favorite part of our trip so far!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great time feeding the elephants insane amounts of bananas. Mud bathe and rinse off in the river was awesome. The guides were friendly and everyone enjoyed themselves immensely. Well worth the price.

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BradBourbon
March 4, 2018|
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Response from Rich P | Reviewed this property |
also, ignore what elk675 is saying. he's clearly confused and talking about another sanctuary.
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rememiranda
February 24, 2018|
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Response from Danielle B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just seen this... i’m Not quite sure but you can do half day too!
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megvoedisch
October 8, 2017|
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Response from busabong | Property representative |
Hello you can send email to us thougt our webpage name maerim elephant sanctuary. kind regards, maerim elephant sanctaury.
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