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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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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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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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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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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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Hethersett, England, United Kingdom
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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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Windsor, Canada
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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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Bangkok, Thailand
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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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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

We have been on an elephant trek in Koh Samui and have such good memories we decided that while on 'Elephant Island' we would go again. This place had mixed reviews but you never know until you experience things for yourself. We were picked up at the hotel for the short ride to the park and once there greeted with... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We booked a 2hr trekking with the elephants of Ban Kwan Chang. The trekking was nice, no abuse of the elephants, they sell souvenirs at nearly the end of your trekking on the elephant (300baht each bracelet, ring etc) We would definitely go back again just to visit Fa Sai

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We rented a scooter here and took the drive from lonely beach to the elephant camp. The drive it self was nice and got to see a big chunk of the island. Riding up to the elephant camp was wonderful. A bit of the beaten track and we were there. We took the only package on offer which was the... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We got a songthaew here from white sands beach. We visited off our own back and not part of a tour. We only wanted to see and feed the elephants as we felt that our 18 month old son was too young to ride them. Initially I was going to book "course c" which basically is seeing and feeding the... More 

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