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Kok Chang Safari Elephant Trekking

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287 Moo 2 Sai Yuan Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 89 591 9413
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Well looked after animals.

Don't believe everything that you read from the people that say the 'animals are in pain'. Spent a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jdjv1020
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Do not go here

Do not go here! Go to an elephant sanctuary. Do not go somewhere where they allow you to ride... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Megan K
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Kok Chang Elephant Trekking Safari in set on a beautiful ocean viewpoint where the dense tropical jungle overlooks Kata Noi Bay. We offer various jungle routes riding on these Majestic animals from 20 minutes, or to the summit on 30 minute and 1 hour treks. Fully trained and experienced guide handlers will take you and your family through the dense tropical forest along paths and trails from the southwest corner of the beautiful Phuket island stopping at scenic beauty for photographs along the way. Get lucky and sit on the elephants neck. Children and adults are encouraged to stop by the banana kiosk to observe and feed the Elephants, there is no charge. This is a great photo opportunity and you can even touch the elephants trunk.
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287 Moo 2 Sai Yuan Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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+66 89 591 9413
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Don't believe everything that you read from the people that say the 'animals are in pain'. Spent a couple of hours here and they are genuinely well looked after animals. The missus even had a little trek on one of these beasts and the mahout...More

1  Thank jdjv1020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not go here! Go to an elephant sanctuary. Do not go somewhere where they allow you to ride elephants. These elephants have to be in pain in order for them to be manipulated to be tourist vehicles.

Thank Megan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted to see the elephants without the fuss of a tour guide and we didn't want to ride the elephants or bath with them. So we took a cab there and it cost 60 tbh for basket of bananas. It cost...More

4  Thank Nada G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was truly a great experience. We chose Kok Chang because we have heard that the elephants are treated well. No abuse. I wanted to take Chicha home with me. We had great views of the ocean. There were many stops where the staff took...More

3  Thank kirapetti
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A little out of the way but well worth the effort. The mahoot was fantastic and the elephants are well cared for. It had rained just before we got there so the ground was a bit boggy but the girls handled the mud well and...More

2  Thank Deta K
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We done a day trip , its really worthy the money , we had lunch included , gave bath to baby elephants they are so friendly , you will not regret

1  Thank lucyF80
Reviewed 1 October 2017

If you are worried about the welfare of these majestic animals don't be. Kok Chang treat their elephants as much loved family members. A stroll on the back of an elephant to look at the amazing view was a highlight of the trip for my...More

Thank Bellzu
Reviewed 28 September 2017

riding an elephant back was my dream and going to the water to have an elephant shower was really fun

1  Thank lifetime-trips
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Very prompt pick up from the hotel. We went on the 30 minute trek. A great ride through the jungle. Quite steep in places but elephants were great. The men who rode the elephants got off at the peak where you get great views of...More

Thank Jillian B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Please please do not give your money to help perpetuate this absolutely disgusting SAD place. Theses beautiful Elephants were covered in wounds and scars. They are made to work 8-9 hours a day in the heat , carrying extremely heavy steel frames plus heavy cushions...More

3  Thank Mary201753
Kokchangsafari, Public Relations Manager at Kok Chang Safari Elephant Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback The amount of walking a wild elephant does each day depends on the quality of their habitat. Asian elephants can walk 3-20 km a day in search of food and water. A herd of elephants may walk seasonally in an...More

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Caroline C
6 November 2017|
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Response from mazehussain | Reviewed this property |
No you cannot do this as part of the trekking. You must book a seperate package for an elephant bath.
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mellanese R
10 October 2017|
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Response from Paul007_12 | Reviewed this property |
Have a look on their website, it gives you all the costs. Book online as it is cheaper. :-)
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