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Elephant Village

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38/47 Khaonoi Village | Behine Wat Etisukatow, Hua Hin 77110, Thailand
+66 32 516 181
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Utter Horror

Being a British animal lover, I found this place to be both depressing and soul destroyer for all... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2014
JLG190364
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Hua Hin, Thailand
Don't go there

I wish we had read these reviews first. We booked this trip through the tours desk at the 5 star... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2014
islander73
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible25%
16 Sep 2017
“Not too bad”
6 Aug 2017
“Nice hour long trip on healthy elephants”
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38/47 Khaonoi Village | Behine Wat Etisukatow, Hua Hin 77110, Thailand
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+66 32 516 181
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Reviewed 24 October 2014

Being a British animal lover, I found this place to be both depressing and soul destroyer for all who care for animals, seeing the elephants tether by short chains was both unreasonable and cruel, as we entered we saw what can only be described as...More

12  Thank JLG190364
Reviewed 24 October 2014

I wish we had read these reviews first. We booked this trip through the tours desk at the 5 star Sheraton so thought it would be OK. It was just awful. The place can best be described as primitive. As others mention, the elephants are...More

10  Thank islander73
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Ripped us off, used children as leverage to extract money for photo. Later found they charged us double for elephant rides which was over half our spending budget for the children's days out on our trip to Thailand. Animals didn't look as happy as those...More

6  Thank Faye M
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Lots of Thai people we had met kept saying we should try the elephant rides, which sounded interesting, so we gave it a go. As soon as we arrived we could see it was the sort of thing we should have avoided. It's not just...More

6  Thank Ben_Cornell
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Great show but expensive if your young it would be value for money because after elephant, crocodile and snake show you can ride elephant for one hour and they also have car racing track but we are all over sixty and was not interested in...More

2  Thank Carol A
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Visited this magical place in Hua Hin a couple of times to see the elephants. There is no charge to look around, we met a baby boy elephant 3.1/2 years old. He was adorable and even gave me a kiss on the cheek. What a...More

3  Thank DianeW232
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We arrived and left within 15 minutes. The short version is, we arrived and on parking the car we immediately accosted by a man who said he wanted to be our guide and proceeded to tell us what we could do, all for a price...More

10  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Animals seem to be well looked after. We have been here on 2 different visits to thailand. Lovely staff although the trail is a bit basic

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 27 June 2014

took us to this place, but it wasn't a patch on The Elephant Training Center, Chiang Dao. Although my husband loved it & enjoyed feeding the elephants & posing with them. You can buy a bunch of bananas or a large basket, I think the...More

4  Thank DeuceWooo
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Since our first time in Hua Hin in early 2005 we have visit the Village every year, to meet our "baby", the little elephant that just where some month old when we first went there. The first time we went out for the ride and...More

Thank Marilc67
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