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Damnoen Saduak Elephant Village

#3 of 13 things to do in Damnoen Saduak Features Animals
194 Moo 8, Lak Ha Road | Si Surat, Damnoen Saduak 70130, Thailand
+66 32 253 093
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You sit in a chair which is on top of the elephant. Two people max per elephant rise. Around 15... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
It's like being mugged

I cannot think of a single redeeming feature of this truly awful tourist experience. From the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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An exciting activity and great experience among the nature covering with evergreen bushes, various plants in the dense forest which one you will remember on your vacation destination You will never forget forever such an experience with us come and visit Open daily 8.00 A.m. - 5.00 P.m.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good19%
  • Average32%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible20%
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194 Moo 8, Lak Ha Road | Si Surat, Damnoen Saduak 70130, Thailand
+66 32 253 093
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You sit in a chair which is on top of the elephant. Two people max per elephant rise. Around 15 minutes on elephant and they took great photo you can purchase while on elephant. You can see a LIGER I you want. You have to...More

Thank headache999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot think of a single redeeming feature of this truly awful tourist experience. From the moment you part with your money for the already extortionate entrance fee, you then spend the remainder of your stay trying to keep what's ever left in your wallet....More

Thank Motorhead123456789
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vile, dreadful, torturous place...if you care anything for the welfare of animals give this place a wide berth. We ended up here believing it was somewhere that looked after the elephants. The picks being used on their heads to make them do as instructed, the...More

Thank majigz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My local tour included this elephants village. For myself,I didn't recommend this kind of elephants commercial shows or ride,when you enter this village,you can see a baby elephant for photos or feeding,this village they sell very raw bananas to feed the baby elephant for THB...More

Thank Herbert_HK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to have a good experience. 1. Buy bananas for 100baht 2. Buy photos for 100 ~ 200baht 3. Try kindly not to buy the ivory they sell you (it's illegal) Otherwise their friendliness will start to wane. Elephant are treated poorly with...More

Thank wootaekwon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm fundamentally opposed to wild animals being kept for entertainment so this compulsory stop on a tour to the floating markets wouldn't have been my choice. A 'young 'Liger" tied up for paid photo ops, a young elephant in a small coral away from its...More

Thank Lorna C
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I booked a floating market tour through princess prathumwan hotel. Boy am I glad I brought some cash with me because this is one of the stops the "limited world travel service" has and it was not mentioned while I was booking the tour. Anyway,...More

Thank Jomama_Fosho
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

My boy said he wanted to go for elephant ride so we decided to take him to Bangkok where we can shop too. There are better elephant camps where u need to travel 1.5 hours after Damnoen saduak floating market. But that's too much traveling...More

1  Thank julesng07
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Enterance fees free but each activities inside include photography is charged..full of fun for kids and for who loved elephant ride

Thank Batumalai P
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I had completed my visit to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and our tour took us this place. As my family had already had already done an elephant ride at Phuket, we just decided to rest there at their restaurant. The place is decent and...More

Thank Priyadarshi5
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10 March 2017|
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Response from RJay2love | Reviewed this property |
I also booked a tour from my rental property. You can go on TripAdvisor and book your trip. Trust me it works. Have fun and continue to enjoy life.
7 June 2015|
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Response from Missy H | Reviewed this property |
400 baht