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Patara Elephant Farm - Private Tours

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299/22 | Hang Dong District, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
+66 98 549 3644
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did this solo and it was alone worth the trip to Thailand. Patara was great with communication and pickup from my hotel. The staff spoke English really well and were really informative about the animals they watch over. Did event realize they provided lunch which...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Second trip in about 5 years to Patara Elephant Farm for Elephant Trainer for a Day. We were not disappointed! I was excited to introduce my brother since he has never been to Thailand before and he loved it. The trainers are knowledgeable and taught...More

Thank lorie_poe1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I wasn’t sure what to expect. The ‘conservation’ elephant parks all have great reviews, so I decided to read all the negative reviews of this one and of ENP. Interesting that the negative reviews basically all said the same things, except that ENP also had...More

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Besides the obvious that this was a once-in-a-lifetime experience, the elephants are in amazing condition and in their natural environment. There aren't any cages or ropes of some sort outlining spaces of the tropical mountains where elephants can't and can go - they are conditioned...More

Thank Karla R
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience we had!!!! Spent the day with two amazing mama elephants and a bay. We bathed them, fed them, played with them, and just learned all about them. We left the reserve changed people with an appreciation to these amazing creatures. If you...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this as a family activity with our kids, 10 years & 12 years. We choose the afternoon session and really enjoyed it. While it isn't a cheap experience we are really glad we did it, we see it as a once in a...More

Thank Belinda N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn’t be more grateful for my experience at Patara! The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful and the elephants were spoiled and so very well taken care of! You can feel the love and passion the staff has for these animals! They taught us...More

Thank TiffanyHet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the 'Elephant Owner for a Day' experience. They picked us up from our hotels on time. My only gripe here is that we never got a confirmation e-mail and had to call them several times before confirming that we actually had a spot,...More

Thank Mark Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this trip before we went as the highlight of our trip. We wanted to go to a sanctuary rather then ride an elephant. So pleased with a half day tour. My daughter and I were the only ones attending on our day. We...More

Thank wendy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible experience; Truly life changing! I booked the half day shared which included round trip transportation (about an hour drive from the hotel each way), elephant feeding, elephant riding, and elephant bathing. The transfers were very spacious and clean and there was an...More

Thank Ali M
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25 August 2018|
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Response from Nuno D | Reviewed this property |
I was there last year and yes, a few baby elephants around. They are very sweet but naughty :D I got the mum and baby to take care off but the baby was not very well educated and was very strong :D Still an amazing... More
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13 August 2018|
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Response from Jana D | Reviewed this property |
I disagree with the above answers - many of the elephants at Patara were born in captivity or brought up in tourism, but this place provides an place to live much healthier lives. The elephants have been taking out of... More