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Mae Wang Elephant Camp

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When you go to an elephant place look carefully at tbe brochure. Some let you ride, others only... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
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Rush, late, 30 mins in the camp

We booked a half day trip to this camp with ATV experiences through Klook.com(Suggest not to book... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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136 Moo 9, Baan Sob-win, Mae Wang 50360, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a half day trip to this camp with ATV experiences through Klook.com(Suggest not to book via this website). It should be pick up between 12:30-1:00 but no show up. We called the agency and was told that missed our booking and no ATV...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 600vivianw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed feeding the elephants and following Jo Jo down the trail to the water and watching the three babies swim and enjoy the water. The best part was swimming with Jo Jo and helping to bathe him. After swimming, we were treated to a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Coolmb123
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Spent 3 days here bathing the elephants and feeding them, also taking part in a trek staying in an amazing tree house with a beautiful view. We also went bamboo rafting and swam in the waterfalls nearby. Elephants were treated amazingly, and all looked so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Emma R
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing! We get to feed the elephants and bathe with them in the river! They cook thai lunch for us and they drop us off at the hostel! Super easy! It is a must!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank vesga93
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Elephants were chained most of the time, we hardly had any interaction with the elephants and were told hardly any information about them even though we paid an absurd amount to be there for a week. However, the management were very good and responded efficiently...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank leannewelland
Reviewed 31 August 2017

My experience was a good one, i'm not going to lie, elephants are my favourite animal and so to spend two weeks with them and getting so close was incredible, however, after reading some reviews from those who have been, I'm a little skeptical about...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank lornad03
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice elephant camp out in the national park not the usual touristy elephant show place, this camp is run by the Karen hill tribe people who own the elephants, I am in this area often as I live near and know the people that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank AndyH531
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We had a great time here. We arrived Jet lagged and stayed in the Elephant Room for 4 nights. The staff were really helpful and the food was good. This is not a pure sanctuary. The elephants are protected from having heavy metal frame seats...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Max19602010
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

When you go to an elephant place look carefully at tbe brochure. Some let you ride, others only look and touch. At this one you can ride.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank charlesg330
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We got to ride elephants as part of our tour. The elephants are well taken care of. They guide the elephants through the trails and up a shallow river. Great experience.

Date of experience: January 2017
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