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Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

113 reviews
Pattaya, Thailand
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About Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Pattaya is an ethical, sustainable eco-tourism project and the first Elephant Sanctuary to be established in Pattaya, Thailand Our mission is to provide as many elephants as possible with the good health, freedom, and happiness they truly deserve.
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MORNING HALF DAY TOUR
5 reviews
A half-day package to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary offers visitors an enjoyable opportunity to spend quality time with elephants in their natural home, as well as gain an insight into their history and behavior, and create cherished lifelong memories of their time spent with these amazing animals.
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$80.58 per adult
AFTERNOON HALF DAY TOUR
4 reviews
A half-day package to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary offers visitors an enjoyable opportunity to spend quality time with elephants in their natural home, as well as gain an insight into their history and behavior, and create cherished lifelong memories of their time spent with these amazing animals.
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$80.58 per adult
FEED ME AND POOP PAPER PROGRAM
1 review
At EJS Pattaya facing the natural inhabited for them, discover fun facts about their care and feeding them with love. Learn how to make the paper products from elephant poop fibers. Just chill, relax and make this a relaxing and peaceful day for you.
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$20.95 per adult
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a day we had. From start to finish it was a pleasure. The pick up from our hotel was prompt and courteous. The driver even allows Jan to travel in front with him so as not to struggle getting into the back. The elephants...More

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Cruiser59315852451, General Manager at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words of support. We really appreciate you coming to help look after the herd.

Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

Walk, feed and bathe with elephants that are well treated and not tied up. Great for them and so worth it !

Date of experience: April 2019
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Cruiser59315852451, General Manager at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your support. Thanks to you, and others like you, we are able to keep on rescuing elephants from cruelty across Thailand.

Reviewed April 14, 2019

Everyone who travels to Pattaya should put this tour on their list of things they must do. The kind and caring way that the elephants are treated is a joy to see - most who have been rescued from logging camps or providing rides for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

My favourite experience from my trip! We got to feed all the elephants right up close and get friendly and the whole time the guides would helpfully give info and facts about them. The elephants are completely free roaming but you feel safe the whole...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

high light of my holiday what beautiful animals all been rescued they have 3 sanctuary's all together this one only been opened 18months so is the smallest they talk to you first telling you the story of all individual elephants then you feed them give...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 4, 2019

I've always wanted to meet an elephant, I'm so pleased I chose Pattaya elephant sanctuary for this experience! The guides were so friendly and made you feel really comfortable. The elephants were treated well - as in any case of animal tourism I was slightly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KirstenN271
Reviewed April 2, 2019

From the very arrival you can mingle with the Elephants, they are used to people and extremely friendly. You get an introduction and a brief story of their lives and then encouraged to feed them and do they love to be fed, you then walk...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank DagenhamSteve
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

This is the perfect example of how tourism could actually be a good thing. I wanted to interact with elephants without riding them or seeing shows and stumbled upon the sanctuary page online. After short consideration i booked an afternoon trip. The whole process was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

The elephants were treated good, with this i mean that they didnt use any sticks to make them move, but used food, and no elephant riding. Great hosts and super good lunch included. You get to feed, walk, and bath the elephants. Only negative was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

There were 4 of us, 2 couples ranging in age 59-66 yrs old. We booked beforehand on a day we were docked in Thailand as a stop on the cruise we were on. It was a 1/2 day experience so it worked out perfectly. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from 28tanyaf | Reviewed this property |
I only booked day prior but if you can book further ahead, I guess you get the day you exactly want (probably important if you are a bigger group too) I went in the morning and it was fantastic but imagine it would be same... More
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Response from Culture115502 | Reviewed this property |
Very animal friendly. I researched it before I went as wouldn’t t visit anywhere where the animals aren’t treated well either. The staff are gentle with the animals, and you can’t ride the elephants here as it’s harmful to... More
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