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ElephantsWorld was founded in 2008 and is a sanctuary for sick, old, disabled, abused and rescued elephants, who will receive the rest and joy that they deserve. They can enjoy themselves in their own natural environment here until their last...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
90/9 Moo 4, Baan Nong Hoi | Wang Dong, Kanchanaburi 71190, Thailand
+66 86 335 5332
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Reviewed 2 days ago

i have done a lot of research to find a farm that does not abuse the elephants and this place is wonderful. It is a full day program, and we did it in one day - including a drive back and forth into Bangkok. It's...More

1  Thank Noa A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here with my 15 year old daughter Skye and we had the time of our lives!!! Not only did we get to see these beautiful creatures close up but we also learnt so much about them. Our guide Betty was fantastic!! She didn’t...More

1  Thank denanz
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can feed them, ride them, bathe them. it was such fun. you ride and they step in a roaring river with you on the back and then go to a place where you can actually get down and bath them with a brush. I...More

1  Thank Hemant C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG, what a wonderful place to visit. Feeding the mother's and their calves was so special and then to walk amongst the herd was truly amazing. The carers of these beautiful creatures love what they do and the animals seem to sense they're safe. It...More

1  Thank Annette C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have two girls who wanted to come to Thailand for a while. They wanted to work with Elephants, so we spent a full day at Elephants World; an amazing place that was founded by a veterinarian who dedicated the last 10 years helping elderly...More

2  Thank Liat C
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

This was definitely one of the best days of my life. The elephants are so nice and you really get the opportunity to learn about them and meet them. You learn how to make their food, you can feed them, scrub them clean in the...More

4  Thank nathaw2018
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

If you are near Kanchanaburi, you must must must go here. About 6 hours duration. Free big lunch and have respectful time with elephants including swimming. No riding!!!! 2500 baht each. Free motel transfer. Very enjoyable for all ages. We saw 2 year olds and...More

2  Thank marathon154
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We had one of the very best days at Elephant World during our trip to Thailand! The whole day was fun and informative and we never thought we would get so close or spend so much time with such wonderful animals. The team are amazing...More

3  Thank robinsoncrusoe_10
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

I was skeptical because of the negative reviews, but I found that this business is run well. Elephants are not forced into doing stuff they don't want, except when they stray into the neighbors sugar cane field to munch. Also, we got to enjoy the...More

3  Thank WHBlok
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I can't believe that I forgot to write a review for this place! This was out favorite day of our 5 months in Southeast Asia. My husband and I still talk about this place all the time, 3 years later. Very well run, organised day....More

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Noa A
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Josie M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in central Bangkok for 3 days. On one of the days, we wanted to visit EW. I emailed EW directly and they arranged a return taxi transfer for us from our hotel to EW. It was a long journey, 3 hours each way, but so... More
March 18, 2018|
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Response from Carolyn N | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have railings and lots of seating and space to run around, so as long as you stick close to the kiddo, it'll be a great learning and exploration experience!
February 23, 2018|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
There was a couple of young elephants, smaller than the others, but I believe they were still several years old. There was one pregnant elephant. She was 16 months along, so she has 8 months to go!