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Ban Kwan Chang

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Jungle feeling

I was thinking quite some time if i should go to an elephant camp or not. and for my self i... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Vienna, Austria
Was fun swim with the elephant

We booked the elephant ride and swim in the canal with them. Was very fun but the route is abit... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Phuket, Thailand
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22/16 Moo 4 | Ko chang Subdistrict, Ko Chang 23170, Thailand
+66 81 919 3995
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

On time pick up from the hotel. Short drive into a nice tropical valley, away from the main road. With us another family with kids and a couple. We got some water, coke and fruits upon arrival in the camp. Then on the elephants through...More

1  Thank Globalpeter
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I was thinking quite some time if i should go to an elephant camp or not. and for my self i decided: yes! In some way the elephants have to be busy , THere is no place for them to run freely ..so with this...More

2  Thank pkemetzhofer
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Before you ride an elephant just take into account the process of making an elephant completely submissive to humans, it involves a lot of cruelty to break it down and make it submissive. You decide if you can live with that knowledge while riding the...More

13  Thank jonwest79
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I love elephants and believe me this place is the place to see them and feed them. I have a lovely time 😘👍🍸🍾🍷🍹🐘🐘🐘😘😘😘😘

1  Thank alainpa74
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This elephant camp gives the unique opportunity to let you ride elephants without the mahout and experience elephant bathing.It's in the middle of the jungle and well worth the price. You can wear flip flop and enjoy the adventure. Don't be afraid to jump into...More

2  Thank fsantang
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Wow! This two hour trip was really worth it. We walked, bathed, washed, ride, and feeded this magnificent creatures. The staff love their animals and their work. Tip: pick the two hour trip, then you'll spend a lot of time with the elephants. Our guide...More

Thank Joakim B
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

If you love elephants dont go there they treat elephants in a super cruel way :( it was sad to watch.

13  Thank Deimantė R
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We booked the elephant ride and swim in the canal with them. Was very fun but the route is abit gross they took us pass the place where people dump the litter. Feel sorry for the elephant but he had fun swimming with us in...More

1  Thank jannymeadows
Reviewed 1 January 2018

I chose to bring my foreign guests to this elephant riding experience because of the positive reviews. I was surprised, however, at the quite unprofessional setup, although it is very Thai and down to earth. Evidently the price ranges depending on whether you come on...More

1  Thank Nariman T
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We didn’t book a tour or anything and wouldn’t have anyway, we came across this “sanctuary” on the way to our hotel. These poor animals are abused and terribly distressed, all chained and can barely move around. The local hotels who hire this establishment for...More

17  Thank gladiatorlion
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Precious S
31 January 2017|
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Response from aber w | Reviewed this property |
You know what happens to those Elephants when there are no Sanctuaries? They will be killed cause no one can afford to pay for them! Call it a necessary evil. But there is no more natural place where they can live freely... More
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29 November 2016|
Response from dkelliott01 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what to tell you lol. I found it on here and reviewed it.