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Seaview Elephant Camp

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Address: Saiyuan Road | Kata, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand

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I paid to abuse elephant

I never expect that that they will treat some elephant this way with sharp iron rot . Poor elephant they must suffer to be treated this way. If you go there , just buy them banana... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Sethuraman s
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was listed as the last stop on a short tour I booked with phuket Travel company (for the purpose of seeing the big Buddha and the Chalong temple). So I planned to leave the group before going here. It was the first stop and as heartbreaking as I expected. More so. Monkeys, sheep, parrots and probably more animals, all... More 

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

I never expect that that they will treat some elephant this way with sharp iron rot . Poor elephant they must suffer to be treated this way. If you go there , just buy them banana only not trekking on them. I feel guilty to have ride on that poor elephant. Will never do again. And about the trekking ,... More 

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Camden, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

my wife son and i went .needed 2 elephants for 3 people choice of time limits and different courses stopped and fed elephants on way round track

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Thank Brad M
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I was warned by a friend months before we came here. Since we've nothing to do we tried the elephant trekking but it was heartbreaking to see how they treat their elephants just for them to earn money. I saw one elephant with wound on it's head, could not help but asked what happend and if they are treating the... More 

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2 Thank Wengai C
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We came to Phuket for our honeymoon, and decided to give this tour the benefit of doubt. Poor elephants. Upon arrival there was a baby elephant chained to the ground at check in. One of the kids was punching the elephants trunk, and the poor animal looked so unhappy. I went up to pet the baby, and she gently wrapped... More 

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2 Thank Mary B
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Out of the 9 days we spend in Phuket, this was by far the worst thing we did. The moment you enter the area, it feels strange. It`s like you are being watched and held at gunpoint. Elephant ride was short, with no views and very dangerous. The road was muddy, slippery, with very sharp cliffs, thus giving you the... More 

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1 Thank Codrin R
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We paid for a 30 min trek. The path offered was through a dingy area with litter and no views. The rain pummeled us, our elephant driver wanted inflated prices to sell his wares and threatened if we didn't buy from him it would mean bad luck for our family. Go elsewhere!

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1 Thank Liesel T
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We should get a better ride in fantasy, the ride too long neither safe. The guy who's in charge dealing everyone different. روح للفانتسي واركب الفيل وصور مع النمر ابرك من اضاعة الوقت مع الفيلة و محل النمور

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Thank Bahar9733
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

As i sat on the elephant i was sure that i was going to slip thru the small rope. the poor elephant seemed so tired and worn. we did it for 30 minute and i just wanted off the poor elephant. there was zero view of anything definitely not in the jungle and no sea view at all. The whole... More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Was a bit steep and I didn't like being accosted 1/2 way round to buy some trinkets. However the kids really enjoyed it and it is a one off. We did 1/2 hour which was more than enough. The people doing the skyline zipping seemed to be having more fun.

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