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Ban Kwan Chang

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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 7 May 2018
Vienna, Austria
Was fun swim with the elephant

We booked the elephant ride and swim in the canal with them. Was very fun but the route is abit... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Phuket, Thailand
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22/16 Moo 4 | Ko chang Subdistrict, Ko Chang 23170, Thailand
+66 81 919 3995
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Really quite a nice experience. You will see a number of places along the road offering elephant trekking but this is most likely the best one. The location is rather remote and in the middle of the jungle, but they will take you there directly...More

6  Thank leufis
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Please do not ride elephants in Thailand! When I first got to Thailand one of the first things I wanted to do was ride an elephant as is it advertises all over the island and thought it would be an amazing experience to do and...More

34  Thank Gabrielleyates
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A really nice place in the forest! I am not a specialist, but the people there treat the elephants with respect. They control the elephants by voice and words, not by violence! Everybody who tell something different wasn’t there. The mahuts love the elephants! They...More

Thank joachimblackys
Reviewed 28 May 2018

On time pick up from the hotel. Short drive into a nice tropical valley, away from the main road. With us another family with kids and a couple. We got some water, coke and fruits upon arrival in the camp. Then on the elephants through...More

1  Thank Globalpeter
Reviewed 7 May 2018

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
Reviewed 5 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

22  Thank jonwest79
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 πŸ˜˜πŸ‘πŸΈπŸΎπŸ·πŸΉπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜

1  Thank alainpa74
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
Reviewed 5 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

Thank Joakim B
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.

15  Thank DeimantΔ— R
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
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

1  Thank Nariman T
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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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29 November 2016|
Response from dkelliott01 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what to tell you lol. I found it on here and reviewed it.