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Samui Elephant Sanctuary

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Breath taking

Absolutely amazing and so educational for our two children. Your price includes transportation and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Most Rewarding Day Of Our Holiday

Simply superb, obviously the sanctuary is in its early days. Just a wonderful morning spent with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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We are very proud to bring the first elephant sanctuary to Koh Samui in Southern Thailand. Set on 10 acres of forest land, we offer a retirement home for elephants who have worked exhausting hours in the logging and tourism industries. Feed, walk...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
2/8 Moo 6, 84329, Thailand
+66 95 269 8343
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As we saw that this place had tons of excellent reviews, we decided to come. What a mistake. We paid 3000 baths per person ( = 75 euros) just to feed 4 elephants. Nothing more. Really disappointed

Thank Marceau F
Reviewed yesterday

Too many people in the groups, just another money making machine, only difference is the elephants are looked after a little better but they are packed in on a small plot of land 5 acres.

1  Thank Roger W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing and so educational for our two children. Your price includes transportation and everything you could possibly need lockers, sunscreen,bug spray ,tea coffee ,chilled water. Lunch was also included which was delicious fresh and plentiful. The guides take there time to answer all your...More

Thank kentwell
Reviewed 5 days ago

Simply superb, obviously the sanctuary is in its early days. Just a wonderful morning spent with these lovely animals that have been saved from such dreadful cruelty. Yes its not cheap, but rescuing Elephants isn't, You can see they need every penny to build all...More

Thank santa002
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got to get up close feeding the elephants, keeping them happy. Very caring staff, always cracking a joke and keeping a constant eye on the elephants wellbeing. After feeding we then got to watch the elephants taking a bath

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and her boyfriend visited last week. They said it was the best day of their holiday. They found out lots of interesting things about the elephants diet and well being. They bathed the elephants made paper out of elephant poo. Cooked the elephants...More

Thank MiddlesbroughHarv
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend 1/2 day with elephants that have been rescued. Feed them, touch them, bathe them. Then eat a lovely Thai buffet. A really nice day for families who want to spend time with elephants who have been mistreated, but are now being looked after.

Thank David A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go Visit! Most definitely the best experience you could have helping these magical animals. It may be hard in our lifetime to be up close with these gentle giants again it was a very special and unique experience. You spend your time meeting and getting...More

1  Thank Aaron T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I went to this sanctuary to see elephants up close and unchained. Just the day before I had seen an elephant chained up and swaying side to side in a small enclosure and it upset me so much.This place is doing great...More

2  Thank 1234bambie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an Amazing place - we had a fabulous time - learnt a lot about these beautiful animals and the horrible life they had led . The staff knowledgeable and caring . This place needs supporting . We fed the elephants and then spent time...More

Thank Deborah L
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shannon c
13 June 2018|
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Response from Cavelle B | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Samui Sanctuary doesn't do elephant trekking. Apart from feeding them the sanctuary has a policy of letting the elephants approach you, not forced into human interaction. You can book online or we booked through... More