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Pang Chang Kamala

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Awesome afternoon

We were unsure of what to expect given the varying reviews we read but decided to give it a shot... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Durban, South Africa
Elephants Trekking

I was rather dubious about this, especially after seeing some baby elephants chained up in very... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Based on their website I thought I would see elephants in their natural habitat not on concrete pads with chains on there feet. Really felt awful and will never visit elephants in Thailand again. Elephants had to walk up steep concrete and were not rewarded...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

We chose the dearer option and so glad we did. We had a huge bucket of food to feed the elephants down by the beach. Just my friend and I with 2 elephants, 2 handlers and a tour guide. The handlers were amazing at encouraging...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank cjenssen
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We made a booking to wash elephants. My two friends and I had a great time interacting with the elephants. We got to wash and feed them bananas. The young men that worked with us were very friendly and fun. There was a young woman...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Si J
Reviewed 5 July 2018

I dragged my husband along to have this experience and he was not disappointed. It was just the two of us with the elephants and we had the best time. We did the the bathing of the elephants at the beach which is well worth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Robynd582
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We went and booked this trip direct at the elephant camp in Kamala, and definitely worth the effort. There are lots of elephant rides around Phuket and this is the only one that we could find we could swim in the ocean with the elephants...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ChuckGoldCoast
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This past weekend my husband and I did the G package with Pang Chang Kamala elephant camp. We couldn't be more pleased with our experience. It was just what we were looking for. I emailed them a whole lot of questions about what would take...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank AaronG121212
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We loved every bit of playing with the elephants in the ocean ! Guides were great elephants were treated perfectly and seemed to have a ball in the water!!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Ben J
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We were unsure of what to expect given the varying reviews we read but decided to give it a shot and decide for ourselves...and we were all thrilled that we did. We chose option 2, which was the 90 minute feeding, riding and bathing option...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank mohsin_arbee
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I was rather dubious about this, especially after seeing some baby elephants chained up in very small chains in Patong, but here in Kamala, my teenage daughters and I chose an early morning trip to Pang Chang to avoid crowds and the heat. On arrival...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank racherach100
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

There are some people that never want to see any animals in captivity and I understand that. But if you want to see elephants up close, ride them, swim with them and see lots of them this is the place. After your ride you can...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank paulj6574
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14 October 2018|
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Response from Neale A |
You do not ride because of the way their spines are aligned. The replier below, cjenssen, needs to read up.
29 December 2016|
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Response from roxyanddougie | Reviewed this property |
Don't go it's cruel, go to the elephant sanctuary where they rescue them from trekkers xx