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Chang Puak Camp

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Hat Yai, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We found ourselves at this establishment randomly because our Tuktuk driver suggested it and we had some time before we left Chiang Rai. Chiang Rai was incredible in every way except for this place. We immediately felt uncomfortable when we noticed the crocodiles getting jabbed...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank chiara e
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is not a safe place! They had an activity for the kids to feed a baby tiger. Which I didn’t think is a problem since it’s a baby (we went there based on bad recommendation of a taxi driver). Before I knew it,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank joudf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The smaller elephants & lion cub were chained. Monkey was made to wear a skirt, all for visitors to pay & have a pic with them. Bigger elephants will take visitors for rides. This is animal exploitation! Sick & cruel place!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 37weil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a tourist trap. EVERYTHING is overpriced. Your Packages are badly plan. Animals are badly taken care of. Totally cruel! There is nothing worth considering about this place

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Nismo502
Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

this place is awful. They abuse the elephants and tigers. Tying them up in shackles like prisoners and drugging the tigers. My kids cried the whole time we had to walk out. It's shameful so DO NOT GO HERE. STAY AWAY if you have any...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Paul C
Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

This camp, you'll notice straightaway, is purely designed for tourists and for tourists' entertainment. The elephants all had their horns cut for human 'protection' reasons. The elephant rides consists of several elephants just continuously, in a circuit, going round after round of carrying differing tourists...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2019

**They abuse elephants by chaining them and using a mahout. **The lady who accommodated me is ill-tempered **Other animals are chained here also

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Koko09876
Reviewed April 1, 2019

Let me begin by stating that I *loved* my visit to Chang Puak Camp, where I rode the elephant Banni (sp?) into a river where we bathed together, and I got to brush her and sit on her trunk, which was incredibly exhilarating--believe it or...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Shera P
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

It was not all that exciting, we only stayed for the elephant ride. Also be warned if you want to take photos of the baby animals, u WILL be asked to pay to take a photo.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rickau2019
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Do not recommend. Our taxi driver suggested it - $3000 Baht per person for the market and up to $5000 to include the animal shows. The water is pretty dirty and polluted, but it’s a cool experience to ride the boat around to the different...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Lucy S
January 23, 2019|
Response from Stephen C | Reviewed this property |
If you read my post it was about animal cruelty and my advise is not to go
March 18, 2018|
Response from Mexxx69 | Reviewed this property |
The camp operates from early morning which would be around 8 am and open till the afternoon which i would say around 4 pm.