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Thai Elephant Home

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102 Moo 2 | Kuet Chang, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
+66 89 434 2047
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Better but still average

Elephants seem to be treated better but they are still just a tourist attraction albeit in a kinder... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2012
JEmmanuelLasPinas
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Las Pinas
BEST DAY EVER in Chiang Mai!!!

I've been using Trip Advisor for years & have had great experiences through reading all the useful... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2012
pkmendoza
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102 Moo 2 | Kuet Chang, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
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Reviewed 25 May 2012

Elephants seem to be treated better but they are still just a tourist attraction albeit in a kinder environment.

2  Thank JEmmanuelLasPinas
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Reviewed 24 May 2012

I've been using Trip Advisor for years & have had great experiences through reading all the useful reviews, but never have I been compelled to write a review myself until now because the experience I just shared with my new wife at Thai Elephant Home...More

1  Thank pkmendoza
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Reviewed 24 May 2012

My husband and I were blessed to come to Thailand for our honeymoon. His parents live in Bangkok and have been to the Thai elephant home 3 times. They recommended it for us and we could not have been happier with the experience. They are...More

2  Thank Mandy S
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Reviewed 14 May 2012

The staff here were fantastic, the elephants seemed genuinely happy and well cared for. We had small children with us though and I was terrified most of the day. I feel like it's probably not suitable for kids under say 10 (my kids at 5...More

1  Thank Rachelle_Sydney
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Reviewed 8 May 2012 via mobile

A wonderful experience we will never forget. The elephants are well treated and seem to have as much fun as everyone else. Giving the elephants the mud bath and bathing them in the river was incredible. My mahut was a young kid about 13/14 and...More

Thank anilchavan
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Reviewed 6 May 2012

Everything that has been said before is true. Definitely the best day of our Thailand holiday. We had two children, 8 and 10 who had a wonderful experience and were perfectly safe. Spoke to others at the hotel who did similar trips but just didn't...More

Thank MOT99
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Reviewed 6 May 2012

We'd heard of this group and their amazing founder Joe who is just simply so passionate about the elephants from a friend of ours back in California. After our experience yesterday I'm simply still blown away at the experience I can now always remember. Bathing...More

Thank John C
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Reviewed 30 April 2012

i am reviewing after my second trip to Thai elephant home, the first time we stayed for 3 days and loved it so much we flew back 5 months later to go back. The second time there we stayed for 5 days and loved every...More

3  Thank sjj_12
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Reviewed 26 April 2012

A day with the elephants was really amazing and a lot of fun. The trip out of the city is about an hour in an air con van and once at the farm we were quickly briefed on what to expect. Feeding the elephants started...More

1  Thank Gail H
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

My fiance and I spent a day at the Thai Elephant home, had a great time and would do it again. Other reviewers cover the experience, so I wont go into. But, I will give a word of caution. The day after our visit, I...More

10  Thank ibkund
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poppydog66
16 April 2017|
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Response from DonnaF513 | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry it's taken me this long to respond to your question. The Thai Elephant Home is wonderful; the elephants are treated well, fed regularly, and are never 'beaten' to do anything. They are mostly rescue animals... More
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rtatejane
8 April 2017|
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Response from DonnaF513 | Reviewed this property |
My son and I did this trip through Discover Corps. It was a volunteer opportunity that really turned out to be a Thai immersion opportunity. The Thai Elephant Home was included in our trip and we stayed for four days... More
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