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Camp Chang Kalim

#43 of 47 Tours in Patong
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Phrabarami Soi 9, Phrabarami Road | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
+66 89 729 6184
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The poor elephants

We went to this place as our resort booking agent said it was good. We were horrified when we... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
jaydeejay2018
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Avoid this place

I feel so terrible of visiting this place . They treat the poor elephants horribly . The staff are... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Ssanii
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Vancouver, Canada
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible44%
2 Mar 2018
“Ok”
11 Feb 2018
“It is exactly what You think it would be.”
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Phrabarami Soi 9, Phrabarami Road | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We went to this place as our resort booking agent said it was good. We were horrified when we arrived. Elephants in chains, scars on their heads from beatings with the sticks. They lived in poor conditions. It's places like this that give sanctuarys a...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

I feel so terrible of visiting this place . They treat the poor elephants horribly . The staff are so rude as well . The leader who sells the ticket and assign elephants was a very mean and rude. All he cared was his $$....More

Thank Ssanii
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Do not go here. As soon as we pulled up and saw the sign saying "This is how we train the elephants after taking them from the wild" with a picture of a sharp stick we wanted to leave. The staff are awful and rude....More

Thank BrylieJ
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Please, Please Do not go to this place. One of my goals when i arrived in Phuket was to elephants. I was warned of places like this before and so my cousin and i did major research before we purchased tickets to view Elephants. My...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We had two elephants between us and bought a bag of bananas for 100 bahrt each, on reflection I wish I had bought more as we loved feeding to the elephants along the way. The camp we started from was a bit underwhelming but our...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Very near to Patong beach, around 15mins by car. Dont mind these Westerners mumbo-jumbo, I'm Asian and the elephants are well-cared for compared to if they were left in the wild. They are tame and the surroundings are very idyllic. Didnt expect such a huge...More

Thank masar23
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We loved the animals and actually enjoyed the "trek" it was up around the bushland and we got to have a few photo spots. I would not do any longer than 30mins as we were so very hot and honestly your just going up and...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

very cheap for 1hour riding and the staff was very good and the view is amazing from up the hill ....

Thank Ahmed A
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I have never felt more horrible about stepping foot in a place and will never get the images out of my head of what I saw in a few brief minutes. We rode in to this “elephant camp” because our booking to the sanctuary had...More

2  Thank Avery P
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

We had to go there because the tour company insisted and would not reduce the overall price unless we take this. We regretted. The animals are in bad conditions; they are tired of going up and down the mountain and had to stop many times...More

Thank Amartya M
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Ruth T
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Why in internet says 650baht?Are you sure? :(
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