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Address: 22/16 Moo 4 | Ko chang Subdistrict, Ko Chang 23170, Thailand
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Phone Number: +66 81 919 3995
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Nice enough and not too commercial

The name Koh Chang literally translates to the Elephant Island. And probably for this reason, at least two elephant camps were established to serve tourists. Ban Kwan Chang is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2016
Ruckdee
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not sure if the elephants are treated well. Kind of had second thought to do this. The ride through the jungle was very rocky and short to my feeling, we were on a young elephant (12 years) who did not had a lot experience. Spotted a lot of butterflies. Driver ask for a tio, I felt somewhat awkward because we... More 

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Barnet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There are around 5 elephant camps on the island of koh chang. This one was recommended to us as the one that treats the elephants well. We opted for the 2 hour trip where you get picked up ftom your hotel and dropped back again. I have to say that we absolutely loved our experience. When we got there we... More 

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Thank Maria B
Swansea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the elephant camp today with five children, ages ranging from 15-6, they all loved it! It was very well organised, friendly and a happy place to visit. The children particularly loved bathing with the elephants. It was all done in a natural environment with a focus on caring for the amazing elephants. We booked the experience ourselves the... More 

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Thank JamesandSam23
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited an elephant ride place where elephants were completely abused and unhappy. I felt aweful being lurred into supporting that horrible place ! this sanctuaries on the other hand is simply amazing with caring people and happy elephants!!! so happy I was there and was shown to this wonderful place by a dear friend ! :)

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Thank Dream M
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We went to this so called sanctuary today. It is not a sanctuary at all. It's dirty. The elephants are chained up. How is this ok? The elephants looked so unhappy and they do ride them. This is not ok. These poor animals spend their days tied and to chains or being ridden. Feeding them took about 5 minutes and... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Our whole family visited on a very hot afternoon. Fortunately, there is a lot of shade as the camp is under a dense canopy of trees. We had a pineapple snack upon arrival, a nice surprise. Got a one hour ride on elephants through beautiful scenery, then got to feed the elephants bananas. A monsoon-like downpour then occurred, and we... More 

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Thank LLL21
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I got fun with elephant and tour guide. He was so friendly and lovely person i met in thailand. You need to have a try when you are here. Its just wonderful. Miss my elephant.

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Thank Li H
Hethersett, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We had been on elephant treks in Chang Mai and Koh Samui but just wanted to see some elephants and take photos and feed them. This was part of the island trip and was perfect. The place looked very clean and the elephants looked well cared for. At the time a baby elephant ( well 6 months old) was being... More 

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Thank Jenny W
Windsor, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I was looking for a place to take my daughter for her first elephant experience and Ban Kwan Chang was the best choice. I was looking for a natural environment that wasn't commercial and where the elephants were treated respectfully. It takes a little time to find but on the road you'll find the sign on the right side then... More 

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Thank David D
Bangkok, Thailand
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

The name Koh Chang literally translates to the Elephant Island. And probably for this reason, at least two elephant camps were established to serve tourists. Ban Kwan Chang is nearer to the ferry piers, but is quite deep down a lane from the main road. We were recommended this one by the owner of the resort we stayed at while... More 

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