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Samui Elephant Sanctuary

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2/8 Moo 6, 84329, Thailand
+66 95 269 8343
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Great way to spend a day in Koh Samui. Staff really care about the well being of the elephants... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dennis K
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Williamston, Michigan
Best part of our honeymoon hands down!

My husband and I both agree our afternoon trip to Samui Elephant Sanctuary was by far the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Caitlin H
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2/8 Moo 6, 84329, Thailand
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+66 95 269 8343
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Reviewed yesterday

Great way to spend a day in Koh Samui. Staff really care about the well being of the elephants. Terrific interaction with the elephants and the lunch was amazing.

Thank Dennis K
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I both agree our afternoon trip to Samui Elephant Sanctuary was by far the highlight. We are both huge animal lovers and respect and love all of shapes and sizes. We were hesitant to explore elephant “sanctuaries” as historically these types of...More

Thank Caitlin H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

These giants are so humbling and their keepers so good at explaining how they are rehabilitating the elephants. I lost my heart to Kham San a 51 year old female. I know for her it was cupboard love because all she really wanted was my...More

Thank Fingersrpj
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From a person who is compassionate about animals and has been fortunate to have seen them in their natural environment as masi mara and Kruger.I had to visit the elephant sanctuary whilst visiting Koh Samui,it is fantastic what is being done here for the 5...More

2  Thank sunwOrshiper26_12
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The nature reserve serves as a good starting point for animal preservation across Thailand and it was a pleasure to be able to support their cause and also spent time with some amazing creatures. The only suggestion I would have would be louder speakers on...More

Thank Britain B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in wildlife, please do not go trekking! Visit the sanctuary where you can feed the gentle giants, feel their amazing energy and just observe. The tour is fantastic, first you feed the "baby" elephants and their nanny, then you actually walk...More

Thank Anna H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time feeding and just watching the elephants. Animals should not be used for any type of entertainment! I wish more places like this exist in the world.

Thank TaniaSmirnoff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sanctuary has recently opened and seems expensive to begin with BUT by the end of the trip, we felt that it was worth it. There are only 5 elephants which are in 2 “herds” and at first we hand fed them with bananas and...More

Thank Aila P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The work this center is doing is remarkable and incredibly necessary. The elephant is a revered elephant in Thailand, living in harmony with Thais for centuries. But the rise of tourism to the country meant that it became profitable to use the elephants for tourist...More

1  Thank ljeannef
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So great to see a sanctuary on the island! My partner and I didn’t want to ride any elephants for the sake of their welfare, so to find out there was a sanctuary was exciting. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to...More

Thank Johnny M
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