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Sappraiwan Elephants Sanctuary

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1/79 Moo 2 | Kaeng Sopha subdistrict, Wang Thong, Thailand
+66 81 533 7288
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Student travel to Sappraiwan!

I visited the Sappraiwan Elephant Sanctuary for a week this summer with a student travel program... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
css1017
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New York City, New York
a week with the gentle giants

My son and I stayed at Sappraiwan for a week to work with the elephants. The beds at the volunteer... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2016
Emilie K
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
2 Sep 2017
“Student travel to Sappraiwan!”
22 Jan 2016
“a week with the gentle giants”
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1/79 Moo 2 | Kaeng Sopha subdistrict, Wang Thong, Thailand
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+66 81 533 7288
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

I visited the Sappraiwan Elephant Sanctuary for a week this summer with a student travel program. We were all extremely excited to do service with the elephants, but as soon as we got there, it occurred to us that the staff was not trained, and...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2016

My son and I stayed at Sappraiwan for a week to work with the elephants. The beds at the volunteer dorm felt similar to my kitchen countertops, but there was AC and hot (warm) water showers. The elephants were such a joy to be around,...More

5  Thank Emilie K
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

I really loved this resort. My husband and I went there because I really wanted to see the elephants. We were living in Thailand for almost a year when we decided to go there. The only elephants we had seen, were captive, exploited elephants. I...More

2  Thank NoekeD
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Reviewed 22 February 2015

We had a truly unforgettable experience with Sappraiwan Elephant Sanctuary. I would highly recommend this to anyone who wants to get up close with elephants in their natural surroundings. There are no shows or souvenirs - thank goodness. This is an opportunity to ride an...More

4  Thank ThaiTeacherBangkok
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Reviewed 12 February 2015

I’ve lived in Thailand for about 8 years and have done multiple elephant activities at various locations, and this one is by far the best I’ve seen or even heard about. This place offers so much more than just an elephant ride. It is a...More

4  Thank linz27
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Reviewed 9 November 2014

This is only the second review of this sanctuary. But what a wonderful lovely place this is. Rescued elephants are having a great time, being cared for by careful and animal friendly mahouts. And you can share that experience for half a day, a day...More

2  Thank expat_sealover
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

The sanctuary is hided in the area of resort so not many people known about it. Last year I went to stay at the resort and falling in love with herds of elephants. Therefore, this time I went there again to try the elephants mahout...More

Thank Fishy S
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Sylvia S
15 June 2016|
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Response from css1017 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately this is true and I agree: it was uncomfortable to visit.
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