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Elephant Nature Park

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Address: Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 53 818 932
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Elephant Nature Park, a unique conservation project set in Chiang Mai...

Elephant Nature Park, a unique conservation project set in Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand has been in operation since in the 1990's with a goal to provide a sanctuary and elephant rescue center. We have been involved in dozens of rescues and sustain a natural home for this endangered species. Mission: To protect and conserve elephants in a natural environment and to provide a healthy and fruitful life for all those creatures under our care

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If you're going to see elephants, come here!

The journey from town in the minibus is accompanied by an informative, thoroughly depressing film about the realities of the brutal 'training' elephants undergo to break their... read more

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The journey from town in the minibus is accompanied by an informative, thoroughly depressing film about the realities of the brutal 'training' elephants undergo to break their spirits. Once you arrive, the stark difference is apparent. These elephants really have been rescued, and we as visitors are there to fund their retirement. It is a fabulous day out, the guide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Oh my this was amazing! We were picked up for hotel and even shown an education video on elephant care in Thailand and at the Nature Park. When we arrived we had two guides and two mahoots along with our two beautiful elephants! We had chosen the Elephant Care Day and it was well worth it! The nature park is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an awesome day. Interacting with elephants is a MUST in Thailand but there is a right and wrong way to do it. The Elephant Nature Park is the right way!! They educate you on the cruel way elephants are treated to "perform" for humans in some other tourist attractions. This INCLUDES riding elephants! They show you how it... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We liked the early session 630am pickup as we were the only ones there for couple of hours. It was definitely worth it to have 1 elephant per 2 people. My 6 year old (with Malout) and 10 year old were able to ride without a problem. Highly recommend this amazing experience.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After spending a long time trying to find an ethical nature park, i was so happy that the Elephant Nature Park lived up to my expectations. Set in beautiful surroundings, the elephants are free to wonder around the beautiful park. You are able to feed and bath these beautiful animals, many of which have truly horrific pasts which you learn... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I wholeheartedly recommend the Elephant Nature Park - all rescued elephants from rides , circus and logging. I walked with the elephants, feed them, mud bath ( including myself) and lay in a waterfall with them. I'll never forget this!!!!! NEVER EVER RIDE elephants please even though it might seem fun it certainly isn't for this beautiful mammal. I learnt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was, by far, the best part of our trip! They provided transportation, a delicious lunch, and a wonderful guide named Smile, who was very knowledgeable and obviously passionate about all the animals in this sanctuary. We got to feed and touch the elephants and learn a lot more about them. If you're looking for a way to experience the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are just back from a fabulous day at this park. We did a lot of research before as we wanted to make sure the park was ethical. Make sure you book well in advance as it does get booked up. We were picked up from our hotel early and taken out to the park. The video in the mini... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a family of four with ages ranging from 16 to 79, we decided to book the short day at the Elephant Nature Park. The booking process was very easy and professional. On arrival at the Chiang Mai office we were allocated a mini bus and were on our way. During the journey we were shown a film about the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

this organisation is wonderful! all of their staff truly, deeply care about all of the animals there. they have lead the way in the fight against animal cruelty on Thailand. after a tsunami hit, they adopted several hundred dogs from the streets of the flooded cities and they actively search for elephants who are treated badly and need to be... More 

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