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Elephant Village Pattaya

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Address: 54 / 1 Moo 2 | Nong Prue, Pattaya 20260, Thailand
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+66 38 249 818

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Good for Kids

Interesting for kids. You will need half a day for this visit which includes an elephant ride (4km) , a stop at a silk outlet, a fruit refreshment and a short Thai dance show... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bucharest, Romania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This seemed to be a caravan of things that were less than adequate. The mini-bus to the site was packed. The greeting on arrival was confusing. The wait for the activity to start seemed to be lengthened by being milked for money for bananas to feed elephants, and photo opportunities to get picked up by the trunk of an elephant.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An interesting experience, the most authentic Thai experience so far. We took the taxi to the village, chose a young elephant who tolerated us well as we were constantly feeding him bananas :) After a short ride on the elephant, we were taken to the silk factory, then we had a small lunch followed by a very good Thai show.... More 

1 Thank Mihaela M
Swansea, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and my family visited here last week we got of the bus and was taken to a meeting room. The village looked like it was in a lovely location, and the surroundings looked beautiful until we got taken to where the elephants were. On seeing the elephants the first thing we noticed was the chains around thier feet.... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting for kids. You will need half a day for this visit which includes an elephant ride (4km) , a stop at a silk outlet, a fruit refreshment and a short Thai dance show. There are some lady-boys in the show but there's nothing offensive for the kids. We paid 1200 bahts per person.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect! Very nice show! Elephants are so beautiful! Photographer doing good shots! Perfect day! Thanks

Thank Klaudijus K
Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did ride an elephant, but i felt and still feeling so regret. We can see them, feed them, touch them and talk to them. At the entrance we insist just wanna see , not ride. Becos I think riding is cruel to elephants. ( 500B for seeing, 1600B for riding) The staff kept persuade us to ride by offering... More 

2 Thank Moaimoaimoai
Pattaya, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

It's was fun to ride an elephant like Hannibal, but I felt sorry for them. People asking for tips for anything, very disturbing.

3 Thank thomsen30
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Also known as nongnooch village. It is such a big area. At there, we are going to see 30 minutes performance of introduction of thailand traditional dances & martial arts. After that, we also can see elephant show. This place are suitable for family day out

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Had a strictly average experience on this trip. was not very thrilled about the way the animals were kept. The "Elelphant show" after the ride was ....entertaining but nothing to come back for. Understandable cause these are animals and not clowns.

Thank Viraf H
Goettingen, Germany
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Everyone is holding their hands open for tips and they even tell you that you should give them 100 Baht. Everything costs extra, pictures, food for the elephants and so on. Would never come here again.

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