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If you want to deeply connect with the largest land mammal on the planet, this is the place. Be prepared to get dirty and feel deep joy. Elephant Stay is well run, the Thai food is delicious, and the accommodations are clean and simple.
A wonderful experience. Living with, working with and enjoying the elephants at the Royal Elephant Kraal. Accommodation and food was first-rate. The hosts made me feel very welcome and were a wealth of knowledge when it came to the elephants. Working one on one with...More
My husband and I spent 2 nights of our honeymoon at Elephantstay and our only regret is that we did not spend the whole thing there! Being able to interact and learn about these amazing animals in such an immersive environment was an experience neither...More
Wish I could negative star this post. Brought my mother here as a once-in-a-lifetime experience to do some good to the world. After arriving the staff (Australian couple) were very friendly and we were excited. Our room and beds were horrific but we realised we...More
There is nothing to describe the child-like wonder and excitement you will feel being up close with these magnificent animals. Every day was a unique experience. From the babies in the nursery, to the girls we personally cared for, to the bulls with their mahouts....it...More
I have been there recently and no, they don't beat the elephants at all. These elephants are ANYTHING but traumatized. They are WELL cared for. The babies are socialized from birth so human contact is not only natural for... More
I have been there recently and no, they don't beat the elephants at all. These elephants are ANYTHING but traumatized. They are WELL cared for. The babies are socialized from birth so human contact is not only natural for them it's expected. It's a wonderful place. You simply must see for yourself.