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Dumbo Elephant Spa

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Phrapokkao Road | Maewang, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
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Very fun experience!

Spent a full day here with my family members and we had a blast! From getting to know the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
elvyyyy
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London, United Kingdom
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I hope we made the right choice!

Searched long and hard to find an ethical elephant sanctuary to experience these beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Siân J
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Travelers talk about
“mud bath” (24 reviews)
“small group” (13 reviews)
“offer tours” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Phrapokkao Road | Maewang, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
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"mud bath"
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"small group"
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"offer tours"
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"wonderful home cooked"
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"cool river"
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"amazing experience"
in 14 reviews
"baby elephant"
in 11 reviews
"gorgeous animals"
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"camera phone"
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"elephant sanctuary"
in 10 reviews
"nearby river"
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"free roaming"
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"half day trip"
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"small farm"
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"elephants including"
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"older elephants"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent a full day here with my family members and we had a blast! From getting to know the elephants, to feeding them, to swimming together in the river! It was truly a fun and unforgettable experience. Would definitely recommend to everyone! (However if you’re...More

Thank elvyyyy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Searched long and hard to find an ethical elephant sanctuary to experience these beautiful creatures, the one we wanted to go to was fully booked so our hostel recommended here along with some other travellers. We were picked up on time in a comfortable minivan...More

Thank Siân J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How amazing Thanks Singha for a great morning, top location I’m not much of an animal person but I loved ever minute hanging out with my new friend dumbo and the family, nice lunch and the drive through the mountains is amazing to top the...More

Thank Jeff M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even though it’s always hard to find the right elephant sanctuary, I do believe that Dumbo Elephant Spa is a safe choice. The elephants consist of one family of five and seem to have a good life. They get plenty of food and they lead...More

Thank Liv N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The elephants seem pretty happy and very well taken care of. The farm is not fancy at all, so don’t expect a posh elephant retreat. It’s a traditional Thai home that takes in elephants and does this tour to help supplement their funds to which...More

Thank greeneyedgrl1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today my partner and I visited Dumbo Elephant Spa. We decided to do the full day tour and had an excellent time. The day consisted of walking with the elephants, feeding them and washing them in the mud and river. We also received a very...More

Thank Chrissy B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the full day package and we loved it! My family and I (7 of us) had an amazing time at Dumbo Elephant Spa. The car ride was long but it was definitely worth it! Staff was friendly and the lunch was amazing! Fresh...More

Thank KCKC1320
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As always you take a slight gamble when visiting an elephant sanctuary no matter how much research you do. This place was wonderful with 6 very happy elephants. We didn't see any sign of books or chains nor did we ride them. We fed them,...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

You can totally feel the contact with nature. The elephants are very well treated I'd say. Worth the money!

Thank David P
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Joined a half day morning tour with 2 of my friends last week. Luckily there were nobody signed up the half day the day so we had some private time with the 6 elephants. First they would have an introduction about what they do, and...More

Thank kakayanan
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22 April 2018|
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Response from kakayanan | Reviewed this property |
There’s no mud bath for half day. I took the half day tour and it was fun enough for me :) go ahead with full day if u wanna spend more Time with elephants !
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Stephie C
2 February 2018|
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Response from Jo L | Reviewed this property |
they buy the elephants & retire them on their property.
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Jose L
23 January 2018|
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Response from Cristiana C | Reviewed this property |
We paid on the day by card. You can also pay by cash when they pick you up.
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