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“Would recommend to go if it is on the way. Quite pricey too.”
Review of Chang Puak Camp

Chang Puak Camp
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

There is not much to do and it’s a small place that you can finish the visit within an hour. You can feed elephants for 100 baht and sheeps for 20baht for a 5 strings of longbeans. The sheeps look really hungry and dirty.

I took the elephant ride. It is 500 baht for about 20minutes ride, going through the back forested area and walking through some pools of water. It’s a good experience.

Along the way my elephant was not happy and stopped a few times. Generally I’m happy because the elephants are not prodded with sticks, the caretaker kicked gently and the elephants walks.

There is only one bad thing, they asked us to buy ivory necklaces and some gifts right before we return to the starting point on top of the elephant. I’m uncomfortable and didn’t want to buy ivory but the caretaker said the ivory sold is used to buy bamboo for the elephants, otherwise that elephant will not have food. I don’t like this idea and I hope the management do something about this.

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Suggest to visit this place when you plan to go to Hatyai municipal Park, both of these places are pretty close to each other.

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

If you want to ride the elephants, you can spend couple hours in this place. They offers some package of adventures you can enjoy.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Our hired driver recommended this place, saying the kids would enjoy watching the elephants. We took his suggestion, and then regretted it.

The animals looked exploited, and not very well-taken care of. For the elephant show which cost almost an arm and a leg, the poor animals were also made to perform mindless stunts like standing on two legs, balancing themselves on platforms/planks etc. While several other places we have been to made their animal shows educational by incorporating messages on conservation or offering interesting facts about the creatures etc, this one only involved silly antics for the amusement (I would not even call it entertainment) of unsuspecting visitors. We felt very uncomfortable and sympathetic towards the elephants by the end of our visit.

5  Thank MelvinLin
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We wanted to go to the floating market when we got there it was clear there was a lot more going on, animals here are drugged to the point it was not watch able, then we seen a tiger there no fence or glass because it was that drugged it could hardly lift its head people was paying for a photo with it sitting on it, utterly shocking we left in a taxi
Hell on earth for animals in there
Somebody please HELP

3  Thank DayTrip555531
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