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Wildlife Friends of Thailand

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Features Animals
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Address: Moo 6 | Tambon Thamairuak, Tha Yang 76130, Thailand
Name/address in local language
Phone Number:
+66 82 245 8598
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

The WFFT wildlife rescue center is a rescue center for injured, confiscated...

The WFFT wildlife rescue center is a rescue center for injured, confiscated and neglected wild animals. The wildlife rescue center operates a fully equipped wildlife hospital. We care for monkeys, gibbons, wild cats, bears, birds, reptiles and even elephants.

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An Amazing Sanctuary

Visited this site for a whole day tour and was very pleased that I did. They work incredibly hard for the wellbeing of all Animals and are constantly building and investing using... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this site for a whole day tour and was very pleased that I did. They work incredibly hard for the wellbeing of all Animals and are constantly building and investing using the money raised from tours such as the one I went on. I would highly recommend it to all in the area. Walking with elephants and getting some... More 

Thank alexF2729GD
Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Instead of riding elephants do this. I had a fantastic afternoon walking next to an elephant feeding it bananas and other fruit. Afterwards we showered and brushed an elephant, so much fun and the elephant loved it. Then it was a trip to the water hole to watch them swim, bathe and then have a roll in the sand. So... More 

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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to Thailand many times and previously ridden elephants and felt bad about it, I did my research and found this place. Run by volunteers and fundraising, this place is trying very hard to improve the facilities they have for the animals they are donated and rescue. Spending a couple of hours walking an elephant through the reserve and... More 

Thank Liz B
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the day with Lili from WFFT and it was truly one of my favourite days ever! Looking into the eyes of a elephant and see that it knew how loved and cared for they are and how safe they felt. It was a magical experience. We were able to interact with the elephants, observe the gibbons and see... More 

Thank Philippa E
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a zoo or an animal act it is a wildlife rescue center , hospital and sanctuary. Animals are treated , released or provided with the best home possible by a dedicated team of staff and volunteers. A life enriching and changing experience.

Thank John M
Cabarita Beach, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great whole day trip with our 2 children. All of us learn so much and really loved the work that is being done at this foundation. It was good to hear that the funds for our day trip is going towards the new land to expand the facility. Tess our tour guide was really good and could... More 

Thank Kamnerdkan
Porto Alegre, RS
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a whole day in this place and it was life changing in various aspects. First of all, the sympathy of Lilli is remarkable, conducting the experience in a deliberate and cheerful manner. Afterwards, the group was guided through the facilities of the park to know better the conditions and history of the rescued animals. After lunch, we took... More 

Thank Rolonghi
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only wanted to visit a place that cruelty free to animals and this place does that and all much more. The kids loved seeing the animals and walking, feeding and bathing the elephants. We got lots of quality time with the elephants. Once in a lifetime experience.

Thank Graceylou T
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited and fallen in love with this sanctuary once before we asked for something special on our return visit, we wanted to get married there. It had never been done before but there was no hesitation in accepting our request. In the lead up to our big day resort coordinator Lilli was fantastic and did 99% of the organising... More 

Thank SmishSmash13
Bangkok, Thailand
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three colleagues and I visited the Wildlife Friends of Thailand and it is truly inspirational what they are doing for animals both great and small. The fact that they are genuinely rehabilitating the animals and where ever possible returning them to their natural environment, is a highly commendable act of human kindness. Those that have either been physically or psychologically... More 

Thank Robert B

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