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Patara Elephant Farm - Private Tours

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299/22 | Hang Dong District, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
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Unbelievable!!!

There is no better place to interact with elephants than Patara Elephant Farm. What an incredible... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robert J
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Parker
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A Must To Visit If Want First Hand Elephant Experience

After reading a review of Patara Elephant Farm, I decided this was where we were going to go. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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“baby elephants” (279 reviews)
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299/22 | Hang Dong District, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is no better place to interact with elephants than Patara Elephant Farm. What an incredible day for myself and my 3 kids (16,14,13). This will definitely be something we all remember for a lifetime. The ability to get up close and personal with these...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

After reading a review of Patara Elephant Farm, I decided this was where we were going to go. We were NOT DISAPPOINTED. Experience was beyond what we expected. We did the full day with the elephants and were allocated our own elephant to care for...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You will feel afraid at first, but once you get a hang of it, it is very stable on the back of an elephant. It will give you a ride down the river and up, you feel like you are going through creeks and kind...More

Thank silvercode
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was the most amazing thing ever! I did the elephant owner for a day and would recommend this place to anyone wanting to visit an elephant sanctuary. The guides were so nice and I learned a lot from them. The lunch provided was amazing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After much research we decided on patara as they are a sanctuary and treat the elephants well. We bathed and fed Tara (our elephant for the day) and it was perfect. Def a must do.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough wonderful things about this experience at Patara Elephant Farm. I've always wanted to ride an elephant. One of my top 5 bucket list items. Once I started reviewing "riding elephants" I became reticent to cross this dream off the bucket list....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If looking for an elephant involving activity to participate in, Patara Elephant Farm is the place to go. The experience is extremely interactive, enjoyable and fun. The elephants are very much well fed and taken care of. Photographer did an amazing job as well. Highly...More

Thank AnnaG1NJ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff abuses and stabs the elephants The elephants cry and piss on themselves with fear It was not pleasant for my family and certainly not for elephants, it ruined our vacation My boys did not stop crying So please encourage the suffering of animals

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading about the place, we got the impression that the elephants there are being treated well and rehabilitated. When you get there you realize that the elephants are being abused. The elephants must abide any directive the visitors ask. They have to lay down...More

7  Thank רינת ו
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was thoughtful and caring (both towards us and towards the elephants). We really got to know the elephants and enjoyed the entire day of feeding, bathing, riding, and bonding in small groups. Incredible experience

Thank Ehizokha I
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jentay2018
15 June 2018|
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Response from Wisanu S | Property representative |
Yes. We will make the trip flexible for your family and will provide rest area when needed.
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janedseyz
14 June 2018|
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Response from AnnaG1NJ | Reviewed this property |
They give you an outfit that mimics the elephant trainers which is pants and a top. Alls included :) have an amazing time! We loved it
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Polina K
8 June 2018|
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Response from Wisanu S | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in Patara Elephant Farm, a proudly 100%Thai owned and managed farm. For more information and reservation Please contact our email.
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