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Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary: Tours & Tickets

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You'll never forget the day you helped give an elephant a bath (additional request with the help of a guide). Currently elephant riding has been temporary stopped until further notice. Get up close and personal with the amazing semi-wild elephants...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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28500, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a 48 hours' stopover in kuala lumpar towards our 3 weeks' summer holidays & honeymoon and a german family we met in redang island during our first week of arrival recommended us to spend 6 hours being true blue volunteering tourists with an...More

Date of experience: August 2019
5  Thank HassalImogen
Reviewed 1 week ago

A site worth visiting and supporting the elephant conservation in Malaysia. Must watch the video show to understand the background to the center and worth hiring a guide to tell the story of the elephants and the site. Although the center does not charge entry...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank sivawild
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The elephants looked stressed. Too many people. Too much noise. People seemed money minded. Went there for an educational trip but was disappointed with the appalling state of how things are run there. Initial plan was to take part in the bathing of the majestic...More

Date of experience: September 2019
4  Thank asherraa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time here. We were impressed with the care and obvious love the guides have for these rescued elephants. Our guide was knowledgeable and passionate about the work they are doing here. The interaction between the visitors is well controlled and designed...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Warren591
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seems that the bathing with the child elephant will be held depending on the river level of the day. Fortunately, my friend and I really enjoyed for the bathing with cute baby elephant. You can buy food for the baby elephant on the spot....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SuikaJelly
Reviewed 31 August 2019

A place unlike any "Sanctuary" I've been to in the past. Staff force elephants to do tricks for humans and not express normal behaviour (like choosing to walk to the river on their own accord, or to roam freely). It was upsetting to see elephants...More

Date of experience: August 2019
11  Thank anniefor2
Reviewed 30 August 2019

A great way to spend 6-8 hours away from the hustle bustle of the city. Kids and adults alike will enjoy feeding and bathing the elephants. Can drop by Deerland before going to the sanctuary. The drive will take approximately two hours. Be there by...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 268caseyl
Reviewed 29 August 2019

A place to know more about the elephant. It tell lot of stories about the sanctuary and where the elephants come from..

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank KirbyLooi
Reviewed 18 August 2019

The most amazing day the guides were very knowledgeable and committed . We got to spend a lot of time understanding the animals and then had the once in a lifetime experience of helping to wash the Baby elephant in the River. Would highly recommend!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mark r
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

Went by Mycar (cheaper than Grab 160MR but need Malaysian SIM. Cancel it if you get old car as they have a lot of small 6 seaters usually instead) 136MR plus 12MR tolls from KL. Taxi happily stayed to bring us back for same fare...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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yueyic
5 July 2019|
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Response from elephantman69 |
Grab - there are Grab drivers that send you to Kuala Gandah. Do not know if they will wait for you or not unless you are able to negotiate and book the driver to wait for you. You can also ask the counter at Kuala Gandah if... More
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IwanYusri
28 June 2019|
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Pekeliling bus station via Grab or Train stations Titiwangsa(KL Monorail) and Titiwangsa(Ampang/Sri Petaling Line). Bus company is Temerkoh-Kuala Lumpur Express Omnibus Sdn Bhd - from KL @ 0900 & 10am - you should buy a... More
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ShirleyTiewKl
30 May 2019|
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KG will be closed on the first AND second day of Hari Raya. It will be reopened on the 3rd day. June 1st to June 3rd will most likeliest see heavy traffic on all major roads leaving Kuala Lumpur while the same heavy traffic... More
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