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Address: 22/16 Moo 4 | Ko chang Subdistrict, Ko Chang 23170, Thailand
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+66 81 919 3995
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If you want elefant trekking, go here.

There are several places on the Island. But only this one is far away from the markets and hotels. It's more in themiddle of theisland and so on in the Jungle. Makes a nice... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 20, 2016
aber w
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The animals were mistreated when they were young, in order you can ride them. They're still suffering from the traumatizing experience they had when young. Just think about it.

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Thank Gabriel J
Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely take the 2 hour tour. Includes 1 hour riding, feeding some bananas and bathing with the elephants. Some drinks and fruits are free of charge. Personnel is very nice.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local staff is very unfriendly, animals are not treated well and the trip is too expensive. Don't go there. It is not worth the money and this kind of animal treatment should not be supported.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Elephant sanctuary that takes care of threatened elephants from mainland thailand, definitely the best and most ethical camp on the island. Some of the coments here suggesting that elephants should allowed to live here chain free are naive beyond belief.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

It was advertised to be better in a forest, but it was full of mosquitos, better to do it at Kai beach with sea water, I wanted to pay & my friend didn't want to do it, they wouldn't let my friend watch they said both have to pay or you can't come! But looked around the pond is dirty... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

For the ones who have insight and understanding of animal cruelty, that animals infact can fel dispair and pain this is not the place for you. I went there with my girlfriend beliving that this place was good to the elephents but when we arrived we was shocked. No elephants where walking freely. Al where chained and at least one... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

There are several places on the Island. But only this one is far away from the markets and hotels. It's more in themiddle of theisland and so on in the Jungle. Makes a nice experience over all. Just some of the mahouts try to make soextra money by refusing to give back the photo camera without "tip".

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Thank aber w
Whakatane, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

We when on the 2hr option which we had a trek of about 45mins through some jungle including streams. Then a swim with the elephants & were able to scrub them in a water hole. The Mahout never once used a hook. Some people frown on riding elephants, however I'm sure if I was an elephant I would rather be... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

As we didnt want to ride on the elephant, we just went to take a bath with them. We helped to take a bath to a female elephant who was funny. The caregivers were not so strict with her, i didnt feel that they hurt the elephant. Only some control had to be make. Many places use too much control... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Did the swimming and trekking trip this was a truly amazing experience however a lady in our taxi going back said one of the Elephants was crying. Our guide took many amazing photos and gave us lots of info at the end of the trek they try to sell you cheap bracelets for 300 baht we did not wish to... More 

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