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Address: Petkasem Road K.m. 30, Samphran District, Nakhon Pathom 73110, Thailand
Phone Number: 66 (0) 2295 2938, 2295 2939
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Sampran Elephant Ground and Zoo Tour from Bangkok
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Fun day out

This place is not too far from our house and we take family and friends to see the shows. They have elephant rides elephant shows crocodiles etc. As zoo's go not fantastic but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Timothy W
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is not too far from our house and we take family and friends to see the shows. They have elephant rides elephant shows crocodiles etc. As zoo's go not fantastic but well worth a visit

Thank Timothy W
Guildford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As per previous descriptions this is located about 1.5 hours drive away from Bangkok. On entering the zoo you are immediately faced with a tiger chained up in a small compound for a photo opportunity. The tiger looked to quite thin and didn't even have a bowl of water nearby. Following this the main attractions are elephants and crocodiles. The... More 

Thank businessman736
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Besides the fact that it took more then an hour drive from Bangkok to visit this place, I felt it.was an absolute waste of my vacation time. So sad to see how the animals are treathed in this place. I saw a few old timers (cars) in and around the place and I thought, the management could better spend some... More 

Thank Guido C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We hired a taxi for the day for THB 1000/= from outside out hotel (Mr Buapa - 0813836286) and did the floating market first and then Samphran Grounds. It was a day well spent with the family and enjoyable too. Our main attraction were the huge crocs and the show. The elephant show is good and between each show they... More 

Thank kashBombay
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Good Elephant and Crocodile Show many baby Elephant and so cute Ticket rateTHB 600 for adult is good for money spend By Eddy +6686 0021100

Thank thailandvoyage
Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Twenty years ago I came to this place and had a great time. This time with my two teenage children hoping to give them the excitement I had before. When we arrived, the place was almost empty. It seems this place can no longer draw a crowd. The two tigers used to be huge and beautiful to take picture with... More 

Thank Toiday
Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Visited **Jan 2013** *Mixed Feelings* 1. Poor Reptiles, Crocodile's & elephants are torture, Personal view. 2. Human performing a daring act with Crocodile, Dragging crocodiles by their tails poking them with sticks :( 3. Elephants show, that caters to all ages. They act, dance & play 4. One can also feed the elephants paying additional price ***Not recommended for Animal... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

the zoo is 1 and 1/2 hour drive, old and need big renovation... the crocodile and magic show is boring... the elephant show is also boring... Riding on elephant is so expensive, even when you claim the picture ( riding at the elephant) is expensive..

Thank May E
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo is a decent Zoo that is located in the north of Bangkok - a 90 minutes' drive from the City Centre. The Zoo is clean but needs a major renovation as it is looking very tired. There are lots of elephants which i like it alot and also loads of crocodiles. The Animal show is... More 

Thank KiatisukK17
Batangas City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The zoo is clean but felt old. there were plenty of elephants and riding them was pretty fun. crocodile show was ok in the beginning and was boring towards the end. elephant show was fun showing various elephant talents. magic show is boring, kids might like it if they haven't seen the tricks in youtube.

Thank Rened B

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