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Address: 38/60 Moo.5 | T.Chalong, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Phone Number: +66(0)76 255 051-2

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First bad experience of our trip will definitely try the other company for elephant trekking We were rushed and the place don't look to good Everything was not put together well

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
South Africa
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South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

First bad experience of our trip will definitely try the other company for elephant trekking We were rushed and the place don't look to good Everything was not put together well

Thank PieterM88
La Lucia, Umhlanga, South Africa
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5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Although it wasn't the worst experience of trips, this trip's activities is so rushed, that you cant really take it all in. Very disappointing elephant ride compared to Siam Safaris. Very short ride, literally just in a circle. Maybe make it less activities and spend more time with your customers demonstrating rubber mat manufacturing etc.

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Basel, Switzerland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Don't, just don't. I might not be a animal rights activits by any means, but imagining walking through some forests on the back of an elephant for an afternoon is anything but this. This place is what you imagine when thinking of horrible conditions for animals in a place like Thailand. After 20 minutes on an elephant walking around a... More 

Thank PrettyflyMax
Oradea, Romania
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

It was a pretty nice experience, though I thonk the animals are sometimes badly treaten. Otherwise, the tour is well organised and the guides offer information. The elephant ride was the highlight of the tour. Dinner was included, true traditional thai food. I reccomend this tour to everyone travelling to Phuket!

Thank CristinaDelia
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We went on an ox cart ruff ride but a laugh then did many other things including elephant ride as well as being able to pat a gibbon a hi light for me as i have never seen one ever (she was Cheeky ) watch some thai boxing and had some traditional food.

Thank Adam H
Davao City, Philippines
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We booked this tour through the Costa Cruises during our stop at Phuket. The Island Safari Tours place was nicely setup and organised. It was a pleasant experience riding on the elephants, especially for my 2 little girls. During the trek, our elephant trainer made a bracelet out of long leaves for my little girl. It was precious to her.... More 

Thank Joanna Christin... C
Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I booked a tour through an agent in Karon advertised on a Phuket World Travel brochure which included rafting at the Island Safari Rafting camp. Firstly the rafting, I was surprised to find that for the rafting, I and others in the raft were merely passengers and did not get to paddle. We had a couple of guides paddling our... More 

Thank Simon D
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

On 3 Aug 2016, got Phuket Easy Tour (Wooddy Travel) to make arrangements for elephant trekking tour. Was recommended this programme at 1500 BHT. Agreed and they assisted on the arrangements. Payment upon arrival Phuket. On 8 Aug 2016, after breakfast, took the trolley bus to the welcome lobby to wait for the pickup for half day elephant safari tour.... More 

Thank 692linz
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

It's obvious they have no consideration whatsoever for animals. During the monkey "show" you just want to cry given how that poor animal is treated and feels miserable. And they run the same show every 10 minutes with no gratification for the poor little guy. Elephants don't look great and are working full time. The little ones are forced into... More 

Thank laurentny
Newcastle, Australia
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This attraction was a great day out. We were picked up from our accommodation and driven to Island Safari for an Ox Cart ride. We were then transferred to a river for a long boat ride. We were then taken back to the Safari and escorted by a guide around the park for the different attractions. Photos are available to... More 

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