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Seaview Elephant Camp

#75 of 83 things to do in Kathu Features Animals
Saiyuan Road | Kata, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
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Not Good but not Terrible

It was a little sad to see the way the Elephant lumbered around and the guide occasionally hit it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matt J
via mobile
Not sure!!!!!!

Although I did the elephant ride, I'm not convinced that given the choice the elephants would want... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
DonnaHamps
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“ Not Good but not Terrible”
13 Jul 2017
“Not sure!!!!!!”
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Saiyuan Road | Kata, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a little sad to see the way the Elephant lumbered around and the guide occasionally hit it or hooked its ears. At the end I was saddened further when I saw a baby elephant on the concrete, chained to a tree with barely...More

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Although I did the elephant ride, I'm not convinced that given the choice the elephants would want to carry people around, didn't see any mis treatment, but did not enjoy the monkey show etc

1  Thank DonnaHamps
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My husband & our friends did forest rappelling at this place which they thoroughly enjoyed. Did not do any rides or animal stuff, for which I'm glad after reading other reviews!

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

I booked this tour through Club Med so will be advising them of my disappointment. The kids enjoyed it for the most part but the driver of our elephant hit him with the stick and my daughter nearly cried. He only did it once but...More

2  Thank Leanne F
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This was listed as the last stop on a short tour I booked with phuket Travel company (for the purpose of seeing the big Buddha and the Chalong temple). So I planned to leave the group before going here. It was the first stop and...More

4  Thank Roxane I
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I never expect that that they will treat some elephant this way with sharp iron rot . Poor elephant they must suffer to be treated this way. If you go there , just buy them banana only not trekking on them. I feel guilty to...More

1  Thank Sethuraman s
Reviewed 27 January 2017

my wife son and i went .needed 2 elephants for 3 people choice of time limits and different courses stopped and fed elephants on way round track

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I was warned by a friend months before we came here. Since we've nothing to do we tried the elephant trekking but it was heartbreaking to see how they treat their elephants just for them to earn money. I saw one elephant with wound on...More

2  Thank Wengai C
Reviewed 1 December 2016 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...More

3  Thank Mary B
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...More

2  Thank Codrin R
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87SCuba
27 February 2016|
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Response from Lea D |
I am doing this trip next week. I am very concerned now that I am reading these reviews. We booked through Viator- one hour elephant Trek.
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