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Elephant trecking

We expected what we have seen in the photos ... a tropical forest 3/4H tour on the back of an... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2018
SorinDobre
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Ploiesti, Romania
A great intimate experience

I was quite torn about doing activities with elephants as their is apparently a lot of poor abused... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Matty
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

I was quite torn about doing activities with elephants as their is apparently a lot of poor abused elephants that are beaten to perform for tourists.
We found this place at a tourist attraction hut in Patong and it looked the most ethical.
We were picked up at the hotel and driven to the property where the elephants live.
The elephants showed no signs of abuse and were quite tame. They had obviously been “ trained “ to a certain extent but not to the point of being performers.
My niece and I were the only two with three elephants to ourselves to feed, play with, walk and wash in the pool. It was intimate and a lovely experience.
I won’t go to the zoo or any other animal shows in Phuket, but I’m glad I did this.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience. I have always wanted to experience something like this - I love elephants - was always worried about animal abuse etc but with Baanchanghai that was far from the case. They were not chained and looked well after. We got to feed them, walk with them through the jungle and then got to swim with them. VERY friendly staff. Willing to take photos of us constantly. It felt like I was doing a photo shoot. I will definately be back

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

It is situated in Kamala (top of a hill with terrific view) and they send pick up (and drop off) tuk tuk type of transport from hotel. The elephants are not chained and are gathered in a place (snacking). We took the 30min ride - an interesting experience - have our bare food on the elephant . The place looks clean as well.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 3, 2018
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 21, 2018
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Date of experience: March 2018
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