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Wangpo Elephant Camp

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Kanchanaburi, Thailand
+66 81 868 2761
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One of the better elephant camps

Whilst not everyone agrees with elephant camps, this is one of the better ones in this area. Unlike... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barry S
Fun and exciting

Lots of activities. I rode one of the elephants. The guide even jumped off and took my photo. You... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
West Palm Beach, Florida
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible32%
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“the river” (33 reviews)
“elephant bath” (3 reviews)
“bathing” (9 reviews)
Kanchanaburi, Thailand
+66 81 868 2761

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst not everyone agrees with elephant camps, this is one of the better ones in this area. Unlike other camps I have seen there seems to be some care taken of the animals. I understand some people will say 'they use saddles' and 'cruel exploitation'...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Lots of activities. I rode one of the elephants. The guide even jumped off and took my photo. You can bathe and feed them.

Thank Mktpro99
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

If I could give it a 0 out of 5 I would! This place is an elephant prison, they are either chained up all day or giving tourists rides on their backs. Our guide repeatedly hit and yelled at our elephant using a hook to...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I was so keen to go see and swim with the elephants but I would not recommend coming here. The elephants are not free to walk around. They are chained up with a 6ft chain when theyre not working. Barbed wire everywhere. The trainers use...More

Thank Jimmy R
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Pure tourist-leave-money 'attraction' Horrible to see. Mass tourism, full busses arrive throughout the day with hundrets of tourists. The elephants have to carry them all day long the same trek every day without any pause. The mahouts have wodden stocks with hooks at the end...More

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Was extremely hesitant to go to a place that lets people ride elephants, but was told by the tour guide that there was an option to wash and clean the elephants instead. I felt a lot better about this, but was horrified to find out...More

Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We were really excited about this trip, and were so sure it was going to be a proper sanctuary - our trip advisor hadn't told us the name, but assured us it was a well known and loved 'sanctuary'. When we arrived, and I first...More

1  Thank skyesaggers
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This was not the best elephant camp I've visited in Thailand. However, the staff was wonderful. Animals appeared happy. The ride was peaceful and enjoyable.

Thank Marc J
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

DO NOT GO THERE!!! Absolute animal abuse and cruelty... Horrible how they treat poor animals, chained and kept on the sun all day with no water or shade... That place should be closed ASAP! 3 hour drive and money for nothing, for leaving the camp...More

Thank Maja B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Elephants are wonderful animals! In this camp we got a lot of emotions! We played with him in water, it was grateful! We made so many photo! Thanks a lot for this pleasure!

Thank Ангелина С
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Qiuyun w
4 August 2017|
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Response from Ангелина С | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Sorry for such a late reply! For one person we paid about 2000 baht for the whole program
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Taylor M
19 March 2016|
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Response from Kt Y | Reviewed this property |
no reservation needed. However I believe if you like to pay more for the elephant river bathing , you might want to be there in the morning.. I was told the elephants will shower in the morning. There are separate ticket... More