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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
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 31, 2012

We visited Elephant world in September 2011. What an amazing experience! This isnt just your standard elephant ride, this is a full day with the elephants, making them food, cleaning them and watching them play. Would throughly recommend this to anyone. Elephant world is about...More

9  Thank EMcCScotland
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

After completing one month at Elephants World as a volunteer I'm searching for a word to describe my feelings about the owners and their management overall of this "sanctuary"... disappointment is a massive understatement. To be clear this review is directed to the owners and...More

59  Thank LindsayRegan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I did the day tour at Elephant's world Kanchanaburi and we had a blast! The park is quiet and clean with a spacious deck where you have your first encounter feeding the Elephant's. The entire day was well structured with education and...More

2  Thank Christopher K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just returned from our trip to Elephants World. It was such an amazing and once in a lifetime experience. It was so cool to interact with the elephants the whole time we were there. We helped prepare food for the older elephants as well...More

2  Thank ShelleyO102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is our responsibility to make sure that we do not visit "Elephant camps" that do riding and show. Elephant World is not a camp but a sanctuary and does not do riding or shows. Elephants need to eat a lot of food. The camps...More

1  Thank gustav482
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bucket list item I didn’t even know I was missing. Unbelievable experience walking with, feeding, swimming with and bathing elephants. Such an unbelievable sanctuary where they really care about these magnificent creatures.

1  Thank JeaBrosch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing! You can be sure that there is no mistreat towards the elephants. They were all rescued. Some are blind, old, have broken backs from previous abuse. At elephant world they found a new home. Where people actually care about them. Every...More

1  Thank ali21591
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

2  Thank noaa799
Reviewed October 12, 2018 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 October 9, 2018

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 September 24, 2018 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 September 21, 2018 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 Liatcohenraviv
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November 5, 2018|
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Response from chrisn11613 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it is best to wear light clothing as very hot. Also have swimwear underneath as can go in a mud pool then swim in river with elephants. It's amazing
November 5, 2018|
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Response from Daniel I | Reviewed this property |
Conservative...t-shirt with no cleavage at the least and long pants (no shorts, no tank tops) It's out of consideration to the Mahouts (elephant care givers) who still live very conservatively and follow thai tradition
July 29, 2018|
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Response from gustav482 | Reviewed this property |
My best advice is to spend a night in Kanchanaburi. Lot of hotels and plenty of things to do. The Erawan waterfalls is a must see.