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Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo

#4 of 12 things to do in Nakhon Pathom Features Animals
Petkasem Road K.m. 30, Samphran District,, Nakhon Pathom 73110, Thailand
+66 2 295 2938
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Petkasem Road K.m. 30, Samphran District,, Nakhon Pathom 73110, Thailand
+66 2 295 2938

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Reviewed 27 January 2014

Just like everything else in Thailand westerners pay much more for entry than Thai nationals. That's just how it works. We focused on the Crocodile Show, Elephant Show, and Magic Show. They must drug the Crocodiles, because the handlers took too many chances of sticking...More

1  Thank RickBeaulieu
Reviewed 25 January 2014

We visited along with our kids aged 6 and 10 who really enjoyed the shows of elephants and crocodiles. Crocodile shows are thrilling. We had hired a car run by Somjit Duangchara who is very helpful and charges reasonably for entire day. His no. is...More

Thank ranvirmehla
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Like many other reviewers, I was also appalled by the way the monkeys and tigers were kept / treated. These were not necessary as I am sure most people only come for the Elephants and crocs. There were loads of crocs in different pens /...More

1  Thank A13JWC
Reviewed 2 December 2013 via mobile

It's shocking how many tourists pass through and don't notice the horrific abide these animals suffer! Entering the park 2 tigers sit drugged chained up barely able to move for people to have there photo taken in 33degree heat. When they got lead back to...More

5  Thank sez101
Reviewed 28 November 2013 via mobile

Yea, the elephant shows and croc show are professional and fun, everything else are just normal to me as any other zoo.

Thank Sean N
Reviewed 25 November 2013

crocodile show (15 minutes duration) was good enough for the trainers to be awarded with some tips from guests. Magic show was just ordinary but the elephant show was spectacular. it shows how intelligent elephants are.

1  Thank platinumSingapore
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Not far out of central Bangkok is the Samphran Elephant Zoo, when you arrive the first thing that shcoks you si the netry poroce of 600 Thai Baht for foreigners while Thai nationals are charged 120 Thai Baht, such is Thai life. Entering the park...More

1  Thank Peter O
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Visiting any attraction for the first time gives special everlasting impression.A raw mind catches attention of everything sound,color & movements compounded by the thrill of some extra ordinary unexpected presentation.These are the feelings & memories we brought with us,after our first exposure to Elephants &...More

1  Thank NizamuddinDanwer
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We came here as a part of a tour, watched the elephant show, very good show, worth seeing, good for families. The complex itself is not very big but worth a visit. Photos with tigers, crocodile show, a few monkeys, birds and reptiles to see...More

2  Thank Chantelle R
Reviewed 25 August 2013

The elephant show was good and the croc show was okay. We were there from 11am till 4pm, during this time none of the animals had any food in there cage, didn't see any staff feeding them either, a really animal cruelty, was sadden to...More

4  Thank Suzy K
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16 June 2017|
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Response from Raj_Josh | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, you can not, if you wish to do sight seeing properly. Bangkok traffic would not allow you to complete it. You need atleast 3 hrs. for Grand Palace, another 3 hrs. for Wat Arun,Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Pak Khlong... More
5 January 2017|
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Response from Timothy W | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately do not know if you contact the Thai tourist board they should know or ring them direct 022952938. Hope this helps happy new year
Michelle J
5 August 2016|
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Response from Guido C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. We didn't do it but it is possible.