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Bali Elephant Tour

#284 of 414 Outdoor Activities in Denpasar Features Animals
Perumahan Kertamulya No. 5, Denpasar 80229, Indonesia
+62 812-3622-324
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As much as you'd hope the elephants are well looked after they aren't. I noticed various sores on... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Cairns Region, Australia
Great experience

It was such a great experience riding the elephants here. It's a very quiet place unlike the others... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Perumahan Kertamulya No. 5, Denpasar 80229, Indonesia
+62 812-3622-324

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

As much as you'd hope the elephants are well looked after they aren't. I noticed various sores on multiple elephants, they are prodded with some kind of small pick axe and when not in "use" being chained to the concrete in a small area with...More

Thank D5666UOrachaelb
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

It was such a great experience riding the elephants here. It's a very quiet place unlike the others in Bali. We had the 30 minutes ride for 2 which cost around £125. Little pricey but we enjoyed it. We had a full 30 min ride...More

Thank gracegorm
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

ATV was fun - but the equipment is old and tyres are bald which didn't impact too much but on a couple of occasions prevented ATVs getting up slopes which they should manage easily. Added to the fun though! Elephant ride was fun - animals...More

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Suggested by our driver as a closer and more intimate alternative to the heavily promoted Elephant Safari Park, we were pleasantly surprised by the tranquility of the surroundings and the friendly staff. We had a wonderful experience riding on the elephants which were healthy and...More

Thank caring247
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Fresh cool drink on arrival. The elephants trainers were very friendly and informative. A great experience.

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Part of an organised private tour with Bali Golden Tours. Superb experience. Very well run operation. Great elephant trainers, Sun was particularly entertaining driving Andrew the elephant. Children 10 and 12 absolutely loved it. Lunch was a bit average but adequate. Well worth doing for...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Go away of this place People are unpleasant, this is out of price, service close to zero, my worse experience in Bali

Thank Izgnougoud
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is the WORST animal tourist attraction I have ever been to in the world. I wanted to cry, the animals live in disgusting conditions. The elephant TAMERS, as they are called, not carers, TAMERS, all carry huge poles with long, nasty spikes/ hooks, the...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We have always wanted to go on an elephant ride but didn't like the conveyor belt feel of the elephant rides at Bali Zoo last year. The ride at Taro was so different. When we arrived the park was really quiet, probably due to the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We are party of five and visited here as part of a day tour on suggestion of the driver. On the way here we were overtaken by an executive European car which the driver told us contained the owner. There were 3 options to choose...More

Thank Graham M
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Daisy P
Hey, just wondering if you can stand next to an elephant and get a photo or is it only riding them? Thanks
9 June 2016|
Response from MJB493 | Reviewed this property |
If you care about the welfare of the animals at this horrible place then don't go here! It's seriously not worth the money. You will leave in tears knowing that you have given money to these people...