We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Phuchada Safari

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Was Okay with a down side

We didn't really have a nice time there ,beside seeing the baby elephant that was trained and so... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Basil M
Gauteng, South Africa
Missed Opportunity

I agree with many earlier posts that first part of the elephant trek takes part in an area littered... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Albert B
Cincinnati, Ohio
Read all 95 reviews
All photos (58)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good20%
  • Average26%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible34%
27 Nov 2018
“Was Okay with a down side”
22 May 2018
“Missed Opportunity”
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
25/39 Moo 1,Soi Saiyuan,Viset Road, Rawai, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 76 226 455
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Rawai
from US$128.16
More Info
from US$90.50
More Info
from US$123.29
More Info
from US$97.33
More Info
Reviews (95)
Filter reviews
53 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 53 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a day of activities through a reputable company and wasn't aware that we will visit this unethical place. This place gave us a bad taste throughout the day. The elephants are chained up and all appeared not happy. The baby elephant out the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ayelet1212
Reviewed 27 November 2018

We didn't really have a nice time there ,beside seeing the baby elephant that was trained and so cute, The place was a pretty average experience for us .for some reason we just didn't connect with the place. therefore we didn't spend much time there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Basil M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

we found the experience of going on a trek seated on elephants to be both a little scary and exciting at the same time.. friendly guides

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ssr465
Reviewed 15 July 2018

6 of us went trekking 3 adults 3 children (aged 5-9) We rode 3 elephants sitting in a belted seat We set off going down a small hill which was a little scary then along a winding path. Half way we stopped for photos and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shayamoya1
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We booked through a reputable company and probably didn’t ask enough questions. My brother had booked already and as we had just arrived; we said we would join them. Worst decision. The elephants are chained up and all appeared not happy. The baby elephant out...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank creagleton
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I agree with many earlier posts that first part of the elephant trek takes part in an area littered with trash. Disappointing . One or two days work and this could be cleaned up. We did fine the staff friendly and professional. We purchased photos...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Albert B
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Upon reading the reviews of this place being "very very sad" and "wicked", I found this place amazing! We had searched high and low for a place that didn't abuse their animals and that were friendly! This place was the place to go! The staff...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank shenayabee_
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We went there since my father wanted to have the experience of riding an elephant... even when it was a new experience for all of us, I strongly recommend no to go! The location is terrible, poor infrastructure, no maintenance at all. Animals are in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Agustina M
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Phuchada as part of a half day trip, we were a bit skeptical about riding an elephant however it was a good experience, I will also note that while we were there we saw no cruelty to the elephants however we completely agree...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ldgp14
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We were told this was a kind elephant safari- this was far from the truth! There was a baby elephant chained up in a small pen and the large elephant handlers all carried spike hooks. Whilst we didn't see them hitting the elephants, it was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank susanpC1894BJ
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 842 nearby hotels
Palm Oasis Boutique Hotel
88 reviews
.53 miles away
9 reviews
.71 miles away
By The Lake Villas
88 reviews
.75 miles away
The Shore at Katathani
1,397 reviews
.98 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,501 nearby restaurants
Neko Cat Cafe Phuket
234 reviews
.55 miles away
A Spoonful of Sugar
379 reviews
.60 miles away
Gallery Cafe By Pinky
28 reviews
.46 miles away
Thailand Yes Coffee
29 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,822 nearby attractions
KokChang Safari Elephant Trekking
1,406 reviews
.62 miles away
Old Dawg Coaching and Physiotherapy
8 reviews
.59 miles away
Hippo Divers
104 reviews
.56 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Phuchada Safari staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines