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Maesa Elephant Camp

#3 of 41 things to do in Mae Rim Features Animals
119/9 Tapae Rd. | Mae Sa Subdistrict, Mae Rim 50100, Thailand
+66 53 206 247
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119/9 Tapae Rd. | Mae Sa Subdistrict, Mae Rim 50100, Thailand
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Reviewed 24 October 2014

I have visited MaeSa Elephant camp at least half a dozen times in the past 4 years. I take visitors to Thailand there and they always have a great experience. We enjoy the elephant show and love feeding bananas and sugar cane to the elephants....More

1  Thank Terry T
Reviewed 20 October 2014

These beautiful & intelligent animals cannot be rode & will not perform for us without brutal force. Elephants are beaten into submission and torn from their mothers when they are young for our entertainment. Horrible experience.

28  Thank Debalte
Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

Having lived in Thailand for 5 years or so, we've been to this elephant camp countless times with friends and family. And I'm here again today with the nephews. And nothing I've seen so far has caused reason for concern. The elephants are healthy, bear...More

1  Thank Dan_in_Thailand
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We were very impressed with the set-up at Maesa Elephant Camp. We arrived in time to watch the elephants enjoying their baths...they really seemed to enjoy playing in the water. We were most impressed with the fact that there were ladies collecting the elephant dung,...More

1  Thank jangSouthAfrica
Reviewed 9 October 2014 via mobile

This place is a unique tourist attraction in Northern Thailand. As tourists we enjoyed the experience of riding on the elephants and the elephant shows. There's a lot of negative comments on the cruel methods used to train the elephants to perform unnatural tasks. However...More

5  Thank CKY281
Reviewed 8 October 2014

I believed this to be an elephant rehabilitation camp. I was very wrong. Do not be mistaken into believing these wonderful creatures can paint of their own accord/ creativity. Painful, cruel and abusive practices take place in order to train an elephant to create these...More

33  Thank flomahony
Reviewed 6 October 2014

we went during songkran so it was very busy but we enjoyed it all. we didn't wish to watch the elephants paint etc so we went down the way to see the baby elephant and its mum instead :D it was so nice to see...More

Thank LozH58
Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

I have been to this elephant camp twice over the past few years. The elephants and their trainers do a pre-ride show that is simply amazing. The elephants play soccer with an enormous ball, paint paintings (which you can later purchase), as well as take...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 1 October 2014

This trip was great. You start off by feeding a bunch of them and then see a really cool show. where the elephant play football, paint pictures, etc. My only "Duh" comment about the show is that it was held every hour and it's 5...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Great experience with the elephants. Very interactive and we had a lot of fun on the elephant ride. Very good way to spend half a day!

Thank Jeff H
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