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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 7:00 am - 11:45 pm
Open today: 7:00 am - 11:45 pm
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the most amazing thing i have ever done in my life.

where to start? i can honestly say this was the most rewarding, fun and educating day out that’s... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
phoebehulme25
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Georgeham, United Kingdom
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Caring sanctuary for elephants

This is a beautiful sanctuary that cares for elephants. It is NOT an elephant ride. We met the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
W7176FYstepheng
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Dayton, OH
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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary - "Where elephants are loved and respected." NO HOOK, NO RIDE & WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE OUR DAY HAD BEEN DESIGNED TO GIVE YOU A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE WITHOUT RIDING, HURTING, OR EXPLOITING THESE BEAUTIFUL ANIMALS. “THE BEST DAY...more
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31 Moo 8, Mae Rim 50180, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

where to start? i can honestly say this was the most rewarding, fun and educating day out that’s worth every single penny. we were greeted by our elephant guardian ‘tuck’ who was so energetic, knowledgable and passionate about these elephants. the minute we got there...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank phoebehulme25
Maerim Elephant... M, Guest Relations Manager at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow what a wonderful review. This kind of feedback is what drives us. It's so amazing to hear how our guests make memories to treasure whilst supporting the fight to care or our elephants rescue more of these magnificent creatures in the future. Thank you...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful sanctuary that cares for elephants. It is NOT an elephant ride. We met the elephants, walked into their area and fed them various foods and got into the water to wash them.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank W7176FYstepheng
Maerim Elephant... M, Guest Relations Manager at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again in the future. All the best from Maerim Elephant Sanctuary.

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great out will the elephants, you are encouraged to get up close with the elephants the mud bath and river experience was the best ever... don’t miss this day.

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Maerim Elephant... M, Guest Relations Manager at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy your enjoyed your day with us and joined in with the elephant spa treatment ;) Thank you for choosing Maerim Elephant Sanctuary. All the best for the future.

Reviewed 4 days ago

We did a lot of research before choosing Maerim. The fact that there is no riding or hooks involved caught our eye, but the fact that they educate people and rescue elephants is what made us decide to spend our day with Maerim. The staff...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Maerim Elephant... M, Guest Relations Manager at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow, thank you so much for your kind review. It is so special when we hear feed back like this. It's so rewarding to know that our guests can really appreciate our passion. We hope to see you in the future and thank you for...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Most amazing experience ever! Fun group and very informative! Would definitely do it again! Fun meeting new people from around the world. Thank you 🙏🏻

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Maerim Elephant... M, Guest Relations Manager at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review. Isn't it wonderful that all the people from around the world can come and make memories together whilst supporting a great course. Thank you for choosing Maerim Elephant Sanctuary.

Reviewed 5 days ago

it was a wonderful experience, the passion that these guys put into it is very respectable, I hope to be able to return one day!

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Maerim Elephant... M, Guest Relations Manager at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind words. We arw very happy that you enjoyed your experience with us. We would love to see you again in the future. All the best from Maerim Elephant Sanctuary.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This sanctuary is all about giving the care these elephants never had in their past. They educate you about elephants and you spend a good couple of hours interacting w them. The instructors make sure you live the experience to its fullest! Amazing day, great...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Maerim Elephant... M, Guest Relations Manager at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind words. It is always very special to us when our guests can appreciate our passion for our elephants. Thank you for supporting Maerim Elephant Sanctuary.

Reviewed 6 days ago

They educate you about elephants, and You can really feel how much they love the elephants. I could not be any more satisfied with This place and experience ☺️

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Maerim Elephant... M, Guest Relations Manager at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for kind words. We're so happy you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again in the future. All the best from Maerim Elephant Sanctuary.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything was perfekt. The elephants are treated so good, and the staff makes the day very fun. You have much time with the elephants, and i will recommend you to take the full day program! 😀

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Maerim Elephant... M, Guest Relations Manager at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience with us here at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary. We hope to see you again in the future. All the best.

Reviewed 6 days ago

An absolutley indescribable experience! As the previous group said to us as they they were leaving. “Get ready for the best day ever.”

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Maerim Elephant... M, Guest Relations Manager at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind review. It is so lovely for us to hear guests sharing their experiences with us. Remember its all of you making lovely memories which helps keep the elephants cared for. All the best from Maerim Elephant Sanctuary.

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Photograph77
2 September 2018|
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Response from 54shellyg | Reviewed this property |
Hi it’s not too far in the jungle. Gets very slippery & muddy towards the end. Near the end it’s a small little hill. Maybe suss our some others because they may not be as slippery & muddy. There are several at Chaing Mai... More
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Response from RichP339 | Reviewed this property |
also, ignore what elk675 is saying. he's clearly confused and talking about another sanctuary.
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rememiranda
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Response from Danielle B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just seen this... i’m Not quite sure but you can do half day too!
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