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Kok Chang Safari Elephant Trekking

#8 of 20 things to do in Kata Beach Features Animals
287 Moo 2 Sai Yuan Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 89 591 9413
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A guilty, but once in a lifetime experience

Looking back almost a year later, I've still got mixed emotions over whether we should have gone on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
terrymelia
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
One of the better Elephant rides

We didn't ride elephants this year, we are trying to encourage our kids that it's not great to keep... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dion M
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Beijing, China
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Looking back almost a year later, I've still got mixed emotions over whether we should have gone on this trip... Morally, I think it was wrong, but I certainly know that all of our extended family loved this.. Nothing can compare to riding on a...More

Thank terrymelia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't ride elephants this year, we are trying to encourage our kids that it's not great to keep big animals for tourist attractions but this place treats their big grey pets with pretty good conditions and we went a couple of times just to...More

Thank Dion M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were unsure of going trekking on elephants but our children seven and nine really wanted to do this and the elephant safari was 1.5hrs away whereas Kok Chang was up the hill! Free hotel pickup around kata we did a 20min trek kids want...More

Thank Shoppadownunder1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a 30minute trek which was nice and peaceful. Not once did the manout use the sharp stick to direct the Elephant so it was a very nice experience. This place is much better and more cleaner than some other places we saw...More

Thank mazehussain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only went there because our son wanted to ride and elephant and from this point of view it was a complete success, he loved and enjoyed the experience. Five start from him. From my point of view the elephant ride itself, shaded in the...More

1  Thank Michal R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Kok Chang elephant safari in August 2006 with my three sons (10, 13, 16). We had a wonderful experience. We got to ride the elephants along the jungle trail and up the mountain which was really fun. The kids all thought it was...More

1  Thank ggvegas2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The elephant rides were interesting. As a animal lover I wanted to get off immediately after the ride started, but my husband enjoyed it so much. Once in a lifetime experience. Staff were also very friendly

Thank Jurieta B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We scootered to the location from our Hotel in Kata Beach, after having a quick drink there we went and fed the elephants. Staff were very accommodating and for 100 baht we got a big basket of fruit to feed the elephants. We were also...More

2  Thank Chappellij
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went on the 50 minute trip. It was 1000 baht per person booking on their actual website and you just pay when you arrived which I liked. We also got free transfer to and from the hotel. We went on an enjoyable trek however...More

2  Thank Courtney S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had misgivings about going elephant trekking for all the obvious reasons but I found this place didn't amplify my concerns. It is important to bear in mind that these elephant are essentially domestic animals, having been born in captivity and spending their entire life...More

2  Thank AndrewC1961
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leilaniramos238
15 August 2017|
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Response from Pelin G | Reviewed this property |
Choose the shortest trip. 30min is more than enough. As far as I remember it was 400-500baht per person...
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lstarrnolan
13 June 2017|
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Response from Keledobe | Reviewed this property |
Sorry my geography of Phuket is terrible. It is about. 15 minutes from Patong beach
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