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Wildlife Friends of Thailand

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Moo 6 | Tambon Thamairuak, Tha Yang 76130, Thailand
+66 82 245 8598
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Amazing place

We'd received a recommendation to visit Wildlife Friends and I'm so glad that we went. What an... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Bathgate, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely place

Did the day trip from Bangkok. Perhaps expensive but well worth it. Opportunity to feed, wash, and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
James M
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The WFFT wildlife rescue center is a rescue center for injured, confiscated and neglected wild animals. The wildlife rescue center operates a fully equipped wildlife hospital. We care for monkeys, gibbons, wild cats, bears, birds, reptiles and even elephants.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Moo 6 | Tambon Thamairuak, Tha Yang 76130, Thailand
+66 82 245 8598
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We'd received a recommendation to visit Wildlife Friends and I'm so glad that we went. What an amazing place doing remarkable work for animals in Thailand. We were picked up from our hotel in Hua Hin and it took around 40 mins to reach the...More

Thank Cmutter
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Did the day trip from Bangkok. Perhaps expensive but well worth it. Opportunity to feed, wash, and learn about elephants. Food excellent and a wide range of other animals.

Thank James M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

All you people who think it's cool to ride an elephant will surely change their minds when visiting here. Truly amazing and heart breaking at the same time. It infuriates me when I see the one terrible review. It was more about that person than...More

Thank seedoubleu
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place this is. They rescue animals which have been abused & mistreated, such as ones used as 'tourist attractions'. We leant about the horrors elephants have to go through before they are used for trekking (basically as babies they are tortured beyond...More

Thank WilliamDW1983
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Thailand for our honeymoon and wanted to experience a close encounter with elephants. We almost booked elephant riding with us opting out of riding them but wanting to observe their beauty. There are a lot of trips available but this place uses monies...More

1  Thank Sara B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you love animals then put this on the top of your list. The volunteers and staff are all super friendly and the most passionate about what they are doing. Be warned - don't do this if you are keen on doing the "tourist" animal...More

1  Thank _sharon_mccrory7
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing day, listening and learning about the life of wild animals saved in the center. This is a real eye opener experience on what type of suffering may cause the use and domestication of animals which are meant to live in the...More

Thank Valprivate
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I volunteered at their Elephant Refuge for 1 week and loved the volunteering itself. I wish I could have stayed longer and worked at the Wildlife Center as well. Pro's (and small cons): - Great staff! Mahouts are super friendly, volunteer coordinators are informative, effective...More

5  Thank 846virginial
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Visited this elephant and wildlife refuge whilst vacationing in Hua Hin. They conduct full and half day tours of the park and their operations, including lunch and hotel pick-up and return. Great day out, easy on both the wallet and the feet, and just very...More

1  Thank GaryWhite2013
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Spent the day there, having been picked up at hotel at 7.30am. Got there 10am. The whole day was excellent: animals really well cared for, the guides are superb and really informative, lunch was great (vegan option too!) and it was all really well timed...More

1  Thank Chume1
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2 September 2017|
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Response from Tillygirl | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other , contact the park or it is very easy to get back to Bangkok from Hua Hin
12 August 2017|
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Response from GaryWhite2013 | Reviewed this property |
I know the day I was there (but did it from Hua Hin, not Bangkok) there were people who had come down from Bangkok and were returning that evening, so it is possible to do a day visit from Bangkok - although it is a six hour... More