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Address: Saiyuan Road | Kata, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand

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Out of the 9 days we spend in Phuket, this was by far the worst thing we did. The moment you enter the area, it feels strange. It`s like you are being watched and held at... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2016
Codrin R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Phuket for our honeymoon, and decided to give this tour the benefit of doubt. Poor elephants. Upon arrival there was a baby elephant chained to the ground at check in. One of the kids was punching the elephants trunk, and the poor animal looked so unhappy. I went up to pet the baby, and she gently wrapped... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Out of the 9 days we spend in Phuket, this was by far the worst thing we did. The moment you enter the area, it feels strange. It`s like you are being watched and held at gunpoint. Elephant ride was short, with no views and very dangerous. The road was muddy, slippery, with very sharp cliffs, thus giving you the... More 

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Thank Codrin R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We paid for a 30 min trek. The path offered was through a dingy area with litter and no views. The rain pummeled us, our elephant driver wanted inflated prices to sell his wares and threatened if we didn't buy from him it would mean bad luck for our family. Go elsewhere!

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Thank Liesel T
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We should get a better ride in fantasy, the ride too long neither safe. The guy who's in charge dealing everyone different. روح للفانتسي واركب الفيل وصور مع النمر ابرك من اضاعة الوقت مع الفيلة و محل النمور

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Thank Bahar9733
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

As i sat on the elephant i was sure that i was going to slip thru the small rope. the poor elephant seemed so tired and worn. we did it for 30 minute and i just wanted off the poor elephant. there was zero view of anything definitely not in the jungle and no sea view at all. The whole... More 

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Thank Lameece
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Was a bit steep and I didn't like being accosted 1/2 way round to buy some trinkets. However the kids really enjoyed it and it is a one off. We did 1/2 hour which was more than enough. The people doing the skyline zipping seemed to be having more fun.

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Thank Dubaitravelalot
Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Kids loved the experience although 15 minutes would be more than enough (did 45 mins). There is not much of a seaview in this place but the view that people get are huts where the elephant guides probably live (not a great sight). The trek is short but fills the 45 mins as there is constant stopping. The guides were... More 

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Thank DannyCzech
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Elephant trekking wasn't too bad you go on a walk for a few minutes but not a joy ride through tropical environment. Went to monkey show was very sad and cruel, monkey's were chained up around necks and basically forced to do what they do by being yanked with the chain. Monkey's grab chain to try take it off. I... More 

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Thank Tyron S
Parkes, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Had a great day there, white water rafting, water falls, Elephants were beautiful, the people were lovely, our host Don, was great fun, the only thing was it was a long drive from Patong Beach

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Thank Kath V
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We booked and paid through a travel agent. The next day we get picked up and taken to the place. We were taken for a 15 minute ride on elephant back even though we paid for a 45 minute tour. Then the people pretend not to understand english - so frustrating. We then got stopped from the baby elephant show... More 

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