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Saiyok Elephant Park

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Elephant baths!

We had ridden African Elephants in South Africa, but my wife really wanted to ride an Asian... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Tacoma, Washington
Great Camp

No elephant rides here, but they treat the animals with respect. Expect a full or half day tour and... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Barcelona, Spain
via mobile
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are chains on the elephants - what makes you think this is an actual sanctuary? People should do their research before throwing money into what is essentially animal slavery.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James K
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today amd spent about 45min bathing and feeding "Ploy" as they have a short visit option for 600baht (around £15). They Loan you shorts and a t- shirt, towel and shampoo for after. The elephants were free ranging, no chains, hooks ot visible scars...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank A_Chadwick_13
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We had ridden African Elephants in South Africa, but my wife really wanted to ride an Asian elephant so we added this side trip on our excursion to nearby Bridge over the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi. Not only can you ride an elephant for a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

As we live in the city and there is not much interactions with the animals that my children had, I decided to book for this tour to get the children up close and personal with the elephants, that are getting endangered every year. Boy were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Zul I
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Popped here for a flying visit on way up to Jungle, what an amazing place. The Elephants are clearly loved here, not chained or poked with sticks like I’ve seen in other countries. Our elephant friend was called Ploy and he just followed us down...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank carrie6660
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

No elephant rides here, but they treat the animals with respect. Expect a full or half day tour and do not come late afternoon as they close at 4pm.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ashleyjean23
Reviewed 25 March 2017

It was a good and enjoyable experience to ride an elephant,i is good for all kind and type of people ,children or adults .

Date of experience: March 2017
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A place to be close to these huge animals as they trek up and down the river bank. If you have never been on an elephant - it is worth an experience you won't forget! The elephants are all very well cared for and very...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank plepertk
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful to see these creatures roam freely and enjoy a bath from the visitors. I would not consider visiting any animal sanctuaries or zoos where animals were kept outside of their natural habitat so we came here and it was pure joy to see the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

An experience unlike any other. Getting to wash and feed elephants is fun and I would really recommend all people to tryout if given the opportunity. Unlike other elephants I've seen in Thailand these didn't have any chains or saddles on them and I hope...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Tintin L
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8 October 2016|
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Response from kj-randers | Reviewed this property |
It only take up to 2 hours so you have enough time. It is a fantastic experience so make sure you do it.
1 April 2015|
Response from Rebecca M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of your request we are back in England !