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Address: 38 47 Khaonoi Village | Behine Wat Etisukatow, Hua Hin 77110, Thailand
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Phone Number: 032516181

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Expensive and possibly a bit cruel

Took the teenage kids here as a party of ten of us one morning. It was very easy to find as we were staying on Avalon village which is a nice development of Spanish style villas... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
peppermint
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Arrived in Hua Hin by train from our starting point of Bang Pong but you can get there from any point. The Elephant Village has a few delightful attractions such as baby elephant carrying out tricks, we asked about how they train them and is there any cruelty involved, we were told no cruelty but whether we believed this is... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

If in Hua Hin and looking for a simply elephant ride and a chance to get up close and feed an elephant - this is a great attraction. My kids 11 & 8 loved the elephant feeding, ride through some open plains, woods and a short stint through water. Landscape is nice, but does not compare to the beauty and... More 

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Shanghai, China
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We had an exciting time. Good to feed the elephants and connect with them. The riding tour also was very nice. We made a 30 minute ride and it was more than enough to enjoy the experience. We imagined the part where the elephants cross the water to be longer. Our guide made such a wonderful photo of us riding... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Took the teenage kids here as a party of ten of us one morning. It was very easy to find as we were staying on Avalon village which is a nice development of Spanish style villas (you can rent them through holiday lettings). There was quite a few people visiting and so we were kind of queued up to either... More 

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Hamina, Finland
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Would not recommend this place and a main reason for that is because elephants looks sad and unhappy. I hope that in a future they will take a hint of these reviews and try to make a place better for a elephants and their customers.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

We booked a Taxi for a day tour & our driver recommended we stop by here as its along the way. It was good to see and feed the elephants, and you can even go for a ride if you want to.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

This place is just a money pit for the owners and poor elephants look very unhappy. Would not recommend this place. Brought here by taxi driver instead of sanctuary. Never again. Do not support this place

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We were dropped here as part of an organise trip. It wasn't the place I'd read about on trip advisor. Overall it wasn't great. We got the impression it was just a place to see elephants but there was no real interest in the elephants welfare. We paid for an hours ride but got the impression it was the same... More 

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Portsoy, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We went on a tour to several places Sept 2014 which included this. It looked Ok and the elephants seem to be happy enough. Halfway round our elephant ride the "driver" pointed out some baby elephants further up the track then he turned to us with various trinkets that he wanted to sell, when we turned this offer down he... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Really not much else to do here other than ride elephants. We only had limited time. If you want to do a quick elephant ride this is the place for you. 30 min rides around the park and feed them. Elephants were so friendly and majestic. Not so happy about the you one by the door chained up to do... More 

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