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“Once in a lifetime experience”

Patara Elephant Farm - Private Tours
Reviewed August 29, 2013

The other reviews describe the experience well. It was the highlight of our trip. They book up early so book this first and arrange the rest of your trip around this reservation.

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Reviewed August 28, 2013

We were really careful about choosing an elephant based attraction and the Trip Advisor reviews were really helpful in helping us decide on Patara. We wanted something ethical, and where we knew that the elephants were treated well and not trained to do "tricks". Patara lived up to and exceeded all the expectations we had of it. Its not the cheapest option but the value for money was incredible. You have your own elephant for the whole day, you get to understand how to keep your elephant healthy, feed and water it, wash and clean it. We then also went on a trek to a waterfall, where we bathed with them and washed them dow, before trekking up into the forest for a superb lunch before trekking back down and meeting the baby elephants at the nursery. The day starts at around 9.30 - 10am until 4pm so loads of time with your elephant. The helpers were brillinat and took phots on my camera for me all day. Then at the end of the day you are presented with a DVD containing all the photos and videos taken (very professionally) during the day all included in the price. An excellent experience and worth every penny.

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Reviewed August 28, 2013

Patara is amazing! It is worth every penny you spend! Don't forget to bring insect spray and a change of clothes. Riding the elephants was a little scary but the mahouts are there with you a long the way.

2  Thank Aggiegrl82
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

One of the best days I've ever had,! Absolutely brilliant fun. Not a trick in sight. Happy elephants doing what they do best. Go, immerse yourself, literally and take at least 400 photos.

2  Thank Barlickman
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

One of the best things i have ever done in my life! You arrive to the farm in the morning and take care of an elephant during all day! And i mean, you really take care of the animal, there are no shows, "torture" and bizarre shows with them. I think it´s the most expensive, but really worthwhile!

1  Thank MateusBR
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