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Winga Baw Elephant Camp

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| Beside Payagyi Bawnatgyi Road, Bago, Myanmar
+95 9 971 444996
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Mixed feelings about this place

This is billed as elephant conservation but felt more to me like elephants for tourists... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bluestringsoup
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
The friendly giants of Myanmar.

I have been to wingabaw elepant camp many times and wrote a review on it last year. Now I want to... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
khinmaritime2006
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible22%
4 Sep 2017
“Nice camp!!”
17 Jul 2017
“One of the Elephant Camps in Bago Division”
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Beside Payagyi Bawnatgyi Road, Bago, Myanmar
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+95 9 971 444996
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is billed as elephant conservation but felt more to me like elephants for tourists, particularly the performance and riding element which we didn't see. Four adults were chained up on very short chains, with no access to water or food and were grabbing for...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I have been to wingabaw elepant camp many times and wrote a review on it last year. Now I want to share newer pictures that I took on my last visit together with 60 young girl orphans to meet the little orphan elephants and the...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

save the nature and save the elepahnts. Love nature & love elephants. Protecting our local environment, ensuring the well-being the elephants and educating local residents are all key components.

Thank Kay Thwe P
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

When I first arrived at the camp I was a little bit dismayed when I saw the elephants in their shelters but as we spent time there I realised that all the keepers really cared for and loved the elephants. There were as many workers...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This camp is now taking care of 8 baby elephants(4 are orphans) and 6 elephants. You can see and also take part of activities like Performances,Riding Elephants, Feeding them, Watching them bathe, Feeding milk to baby Elephants and Taking pictures with them. But they have...More

Thank Aung Pyi P
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

At this stage, unfortunately, there are practices regarding chains, ropes and performances of the elephants that are not in the animals best interests. Hopefully that will change as this camp gets more people giving feedback about better ways to care for the elephants. These are...More

6  Thank SteveNoakes
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This place is located on the road to Payagyi from Yangon-Mandalay Highway road. Some people visit there on the way road to Kyaikhtiyo pagoda. But if you visit there, you need to notice time of Elephants' activities. Elephants Bath activity - about 7:30 AM Elephant...More

1  Thank hoshibara
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Very sad ... How to say, chains (some Elephants have both front legs chained with 1 feet space between), I am not very emotional but could not avoid to cry... I paid for it, so now I need to do this to feel a little...More

7  Thank ORIOL333
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21 February 2018|
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Response from khinmaritime2006 | Reviewed this property |
These elephants are working elephants but they are out of work becos of the logging band. They are allowed to wander off in turns. If they are chained that is becos they are in "heat" and a male elephant in heat can cause a... More
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