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Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand

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Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Overwhelmingly Brilliant x

We booked a day here with our daughter and her boyfriend to see all these beautiful animals and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
KellyH617
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Fantastic, ethical experience

We chose to go to WFFT to see elephants after reading reviews that convinced us that this was an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CaitlinVO
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Chicago, Illinois
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The WFFT wildlife rescue center is a rescue center for injured, confiscated and neglected wild animals. The wildlife rescue center operates a fully equipped wildlife hospital. We care for monkeys, gibbons, wild cats, bears, birds, reptiles and even...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Moo 6 | Tambon Thamairuak, Tha Yang 76130, Thailand
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+66 82 245 8598
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked a day here with our daughter and her boyfriend to see all these beautiful animals and hopefully have the chance to feed and wash the elephants. I think it works out about £40 each for the day but you get the most amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to do something different for Christmas and New Year and therefore spent 2 weeks as volunteers for elephant care. We loved it as it was an amazing experience. In fact we loved it that much that we will do it again despite the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Henrik65
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to go to WFFT to see elephants after reading reviews that convinced us that this was an ethical establishment, but I was still concerned that when we got there, we would find that it was as ethical as it could be, but too...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great initiative for raising awareness about the implications of elephant riding and the cruelty associated to it through different activities with the elephants. The guides are very thorough in their explanations, and you can tell they really are passionate about what the organization is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a fan of zoos. This is not a zoo. It is a group of compassionate individuals dedicated to rescuing animals and possibly re-introducing them to their natural environment. They are also very enthusiastic about sharing their facility with visitors. Our guide, Kate,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before going into this tour, I had little idea of the abuse the elephants around Thailand experienced all for the sake of tourism. One example of abuse is the riding on the elephants’ backs. It was good to see that in this sanctuary, elephants and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on the full day experience. Got to see the elephants, lots of information explaining their backgrounds which is very sad, but nice that they now have such a lovely environment. Thought at first it was sad that some elephants were on their own until...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the things I have done across many visits to different parts of Thailand, this has been the best experience of them all. A fantastic facility with huge variety and conducting a super important mission, this is a unique place, and not something to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see amazing animals and have their best interest at heart, this is the place to go! Touring staff is amazing and very enthousiastic. You should definately book the full day tour, since the best part of the tour is the second...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shelley1997
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love elephants but we didn’t want to support anything that harmed them. I did a lot of research and found WFFT. We were looking outside of Bangkok (weren’t sure if we were going to Chiang Mai where others are) and are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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239alisonc
11 January 2019|
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Response from Mariafernanda1989 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We took aprox 2.5 hours from our hotel in Sukhumvit 24. We booked the transfer with WFFT directly.
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13 December 2018|
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Response from warrenbtw | Reviewed this property |
Probably best to go to a travel agent or on line Some hotels may have info but a travel agent Definitely will and they will Arrange for pick up at your hotel It’s easier to do from Hua hin
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270atb
7 December 2018|
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Response from daebrisbane | Reviewed this property |
No there isn't.We had only planed to do the half day trip and by the time we got to lunch we decided to do the remainder if the trip.You won't be disappointed and it's well worth it.also they have a great lunch buffet.
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