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Wildlife Friends of Thailand

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Opens in 8 min: 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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Wonderful and uplifting visit.

Amazing place with dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers and staff. There were some sad stories of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Limelouise
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Weston super Mare, England, United Kingdom
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Full Day Trip

We took a full day trip, including transport from Bangkok as we did not have much time around. If... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bohomiracles
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Izmir, Turkey
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“rescued animals”(40 reviews)
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About
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 3 days ago via mobile

Good place to go for a day trip out of Hua hin. Foundation rescues sick or old animals mainly elephants. 25 on site the day I went Genuinely care about the welfare of the animals . Not a money grab Very informative day with a...More

Thank Warren W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very disappointed with WFFT as a volunteer. Some of the co- ordinators are rude and really don't care about the volunteers. The food was awful and lacking in quantity which meant some nights there was no food or very little and when you are working...More

Thank Nathalie S
ThaiWildlife, Manager at Wildlife Friends of Thailand, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Nathalie, I am sorry but I do not agree that our volunteer coordinators are rude, they might have been a bit upset with you as you and your daughter kept on walking away from your responsibilities when volunteering and the fact you were at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place with dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers and staff. There were some sad stories of animal abandonment and abuse which were the reason behind the sanctuary’s existence but amazing to see and hear how the animals are rehabilitated. Absolutely loved it here and would thoroughly...More

Thank Limelouise
Reviewed 1 week ago

We opted for the full day trip and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide, Tess, led us around the various enclosures and explained fully about the animal types, including their various quirks and habits, answering any questions we had. She was extremely informative as well as...More

Thank TripTrundlers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a full day trip, including transport from Bangkok as we did not have much time around. If you are in a hurry and thinking of going there by renting a car, you can easily book the transport by them to your reservation. You...More

1  Thank bohomiracles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to enjoy a day in nature, and NOT contributing with touristic areas elephants exploitation, then you should come here! An amazing location to enjoy with rescued animals. They will give you each one’s stories on how the were rescued. Come support them!...More

1  Thank Daemoniumm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want and experience with elephants and other wildlife that is not a “tourist” trap, then definitely come here. This place is a true animal friendly experience that is based on helping animals and not catering to tourists. The money you spend here saves...More

1  Thank Trapp165
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is incredible. We did a full day tour which was truly phenomenal. The staff, the volunteers and the owner are all incredible and the work they do taking care of abused and neglected animals is awe inspiring. The whole day was perfect even...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After researching about elephant and animal abuse in Thailand I was extremely reserved when booking to visit a sanctuary. However the whole day was amazing and my best day in Thailand. All animals, especially the elephants, are so well looked after and all staff are...More

Thank lmarriott92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit as a family of 2 children and two adults,we visited last year and we were so impressed and educated by what we saw and were told about the work they do here in Thailand,that we had to visit again this...More

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jojeff123
13 September 2018|
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Response from Joanna H | Reviewed this property |
No the elephant day is not included, but honestly pay the extra, it is so worth it :)
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Hogan H
3 September 2018|
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Response from ginsengNewYork | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely as most of the touring is done by small open tram. Just bring hats, water, as well as a small water spray to cool down.
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VanessaL4255
8 August 2018|
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Response from ThaiWildlife | Property representative |
You can take train or minivan from Bangkok to Cha-am, both cheap but train takes up to 5 hours. Best way is the minivan.
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