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Ban Kwan Chang

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22/16 Moo 4 | Ko chang Subdistrict, Ko Chang 23170, Thailand
+66 81 919 3995
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Jungle feeling

I was thinking quite some time if i should go to an elephant camp or not. and for my self i... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pkemetzhofer
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Vienna, Austria
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Before you ride an elephant just take into account the process of making an elephant completely... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
jonwest79
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22/16 Moo 4 | Ko chang Subdistrict, Ko Chang 23170, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was thinking quite some time if i should go to an elephant camp or not. and for my self i decided: yes! In some way the elephants have to be busy , THere is no place for them to run freely ..so with this...More

2  Thank pkemetzhofer
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Before you ride an elephant just take into account the process of making an elephant completely submissive to humans, it involves a lot of cruelty to break it down and make it submissive. You decide if you can live with that knowledge while riding the...More

2  Thank jonwest79
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I love elephants and believe me this place is the place to see them and feed them. I have a lovely time 😘👍🍸🍾🍷🍹🐘🐘🐘😘😘😘😘

1  Thank alainpa74
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This elephant camp gives the unique opportunity to let you ride elephants without the mahout and experience elephant bathing.It's in the middle of the jungle and well worth the price. You can wear flip flop and enjoy the adventure. Don't be afraid to jump into...More

2  Thank fsantang
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Wow! This two hour trip was really worth it. We walked, bathed, washed, ride, and feeded this magnificent creatures. The staff love their animals and their work. Tip: pick the two hour trip, then you'll spend a lot of time with the elephants. Our guide...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

If you love elephants dont go there they treat elephants in a super cruel way :( it was sad to watch.

5  Thank Deimantė R
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We booked the elephant ride and swim in the canal with them. Was very fun but the route is abit gross they took us pass the place where people dump the litter. Feel sorry for the elephant but he had fun swimming with us in...More

1  Thank jannymeadows
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

I chose to bring my foreign guests to this elephant riding experience because of the positive reviews. I was surprised, however, at the quite unprofessional setup, although it is very Thai and down to earth. Evidently the price ranges depending on whether you come on...More

Thank Nariman T
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We didn’t book a tour or anything and wouldn’t have anyway, we came across this “sanctuary” on the way to our hotel. These poor animals are abused and terribly distressed, all chained and can barely move around. The local hotels who hire this establishment for...More

9  Thank gladiatorlion
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

If you thought about elephant trekking dont do it! These animals are chained from their feet and beat cruelly these people so that the elephants obey them. They look starving and very weak. You can see the despair and anxiety in their eyes. Also elephants...More

7  Thank Maickki K
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Precious S
31 January 2017|
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Response from aber w | Reviewed this property |
You know what happens to those Elephants when there are no Sanctuaries? They will be killed cause no one can afford to pay for them! Call it a necessary evil. But there is no more natural place where they can live freely... More
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I don't know what to tell you lol. I found it on here and reviewed it.
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