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Ban Chang Thai - Elephant Camp

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Digital detox..!!!

The camp is inside the forest so no network coverage is available and thats the best part of this... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
121dhara
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Ahmedabad, India
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Good day

I feel somewhat guilty about going since there's obviously the argument that the elephants should... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2017
themessedupmermaid
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Horrible! Schrecklich! 太 可怕 了! They treat the elephants in a super cruel way :( It was sad to see them. Rather, see them in shelters that treat them well where they are happy.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 585paolo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Elephants are chained up and have little space to move. All of them were swaying psychotically. Horrible. Do not support this cruelty

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

These camps exploite the elephants for tourists fun. They are often taken from the wild just for this. If you want an elephant experience go to one of the genuine sancturys like elephant jungle santuary. They rescue elephants from places like this.

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank agood85
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

The camp is inside the forest so no network coverage is available and thats the best part of this place. U feel like u have been gone back to 1800 century. Couple of hours spending with elephants. Feed them, ride them and have a splash...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 121dhara
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

I love elephants. They are such majestic creatures and have over the last few years researched them. Asian elephants are on the decline so to see them chained from the roadside made my heart lurch! I went into the camp with NO intention of riding...More

Date of experience: April 2018
11  Thank Trinity63
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Totally regretted this excursion. It was lovely to see such beautiful animals, they had lots of fun in the rock pool too. how ever the way they were treated was heart breaking. One of the elephants on our trek was older and slower, and paid...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank Lewiseames
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

If you have a fondness for the big grey creature with the long trunks, visit this camp in Koh Chang. Here they let you just come and visit and have photos with the elephants. We often just ask before we go up to an elephant...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sanna C
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Horrified at the way the poor elephants from this place were treated at Kai Bae beach today. People paying to jump from their backs into the water, ride them, climb on their heads, their faces... Horrible, and scary to think how they must have been...More

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank Rjburns85
Reviewed December 29, 2017

We learned so much from these "camps", animal abuse at its best. We left and went to an animal sanctuary instead that actually let us interact and learn more about these beautiful creatures. We will NEVER try this again.

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank TessyBenz
Reviewed December 1, 2017

I feel somewhat guilty about going since there's obviously the argument that the elephants should be wild, but also they seem to be treated well. They really love to swim! They offer pick up and drop off from your hostel if you book with a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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