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Patara Elephant Farm - Private Tours

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Incredible, must try experience

What an incredible experience; Truly life changing! I booked the half day shared which included... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ali M
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Best Day Ever!

This truly was an experience! Up close and personal to these majestic beasts, and clearly so well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cherie D
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299/22 | Hang Dong District, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
+66 98 549 3644
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an incredible experience; Truly life changing! I booked the half day shared which included round trip transportation (about an hour drive from the hotel each way), elephant feeding, elephant riding, and elephant bathing. The transfers were very spacious and clean and there was an...More

Thank Ali M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed half a day in the farm nice and friendly people good experience. There are other farms which are cheaper need to search the internet. This place waaaay too expensive. They share the photo clicked in thier camera via thier site which is ridiculous...More

Thank deveshskumar
Reviewed 6 days ago

This truly was an experience! Up close and personal to these majestic beasts, and clearly so well loved and cared for. Patara is well organised and well intentioned, doing fantastic conservation work for these gorgeous animals. Happy, playful, cheeky elephants full of energy with bright...More

Thank Cherie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An incredible afternoon spent learning about, caring for, and interacting with these amazing creatures!!!! It was an “over the top” experience, conducted with great instruction and care. Truly unforgettable!!

Thank Betsy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Patara in 2016 and loved it so much that we couldn't stop thinking about it and had to come back to Thailand mainly just to spend another day with the elephants!! When we got there we mentioned that we had been there...More

Thank Shannon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were attracted to this place because of the ethical views it takes. But still able to interact with elephants on a very exciting level. Single riding on neck without a chair. Washing. Healthcare. Went as a family. Took our daughters disability into kind consideration....More

Thank Samantha L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing time at the Patara Elephant Farm!! The staff was very friendly and they treat their elephants very well. The elephants have a huge area to roam free in the jungle and do NOT wear cages on their backs. We learned elephant...More

Thank Erica M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most amazing time on our afternoon day at Patara so we decided to change our plans for the next day and came back to play with the baby elephants the next day. Everything is done perfectly well and we had the most...More

Thank Mariana F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up in an air conditioned van and driven about 55 minutes to the location. When we arrived we were greeted by one family of elephants including two babies. We had about 20 minutes to take some photos and interact with them. Then...More

Thank AnnaF6675
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So far I was very blessed to have been many times very close with elephants in Asia and Africa as well. But this experience was by far the most fantastic of all. Patara Elephant Farm is doing a wonderful job in respecting the fine balance...More

Thank Eugenia V
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grace j
26 August 2018|
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Response from Nuno D | Reviewed this property |
I was there last year and yes, a few baby elephants around. They are very sweet but naughty :D I got the mum and baby to take care off but the baby was not very well educated and was very strong :D Still an amazing... More
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13 August 2018|
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Response from Bren-L21 |
Thanks for your answer, I don't think I'll choose this as a visit or holiday. In short I think the only way an elephant allows a rider is because its been beaten or abused into to them. I don't know of any ethical treatment... More
grace j
13 August 2018|
Response from MylaBailey | Reviewed this property |
I only did the morning session, so can't say for sure, but suspect the difference is that the afternoon doesn't include lunch, which took some time (but was absolutely wonderful, with the local cuisine). Also, it looks like... More