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Dumbo Elephant Spa

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1/7 Prapokklao Road, Soi 13, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 85 711 7340
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Very nice experience

Sanctuary where we were feeding, hugging and bathing with very happy and people friendly elephants... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jelisaveta R
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Belgrade, Serbia
Really nice place with happy elephants

Only elephant spa I've been to, so no comparison but it was amazing. The guide was really friendly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pascal P
via mobile
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“mud bath” (28 reviews)
“small group” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1/7 Prapokklao Road, Soi 13, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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+66 85 711 7340
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"elephant sanctuary"
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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"
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"baby elephant"
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"gorgeous animals"
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"nearby river"
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"free roaming"
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"half day trip"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sanctuary where we were feeding, hugging and bathing with very happy and people friendly elephants. Amazing experience. We extended our trip and guys took us also to Doi Inthanon and we had a complete visit to this beautiful region.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Only elephant spa I've been to, so no comparison but it was amazing. The guide was really friendly and seemed to enjoy having us there. We were given bananas and crops we fed the elephants. It was such an exhilarating experience to be next to...More

Thank Pascal P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before coming to Thailand my gf and I wanted to visit an elephant sanctuary, where our priority was the welfare of the elephants. Our hostel recommended this and ensured us that the elephants were treated well. The day followed a structure as outlined in the...More

Thank Tanwa F
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DumboElephantSpa, ผู้จัดการ at Dumbo Elephant Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for you review welcome back anytime thank you

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an experience of a lifetime and i couldn’t fault it! The staff knew everything there so to know about the elephants and called them family- it was clear they were happy and well cared for. The elephants are free to roam and come...More

Thank loise33
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all this is not a sanctuary and the elephants are not rescued, they do not claim to be a sanctuary and are completely honest with any questions you ask them. The elephants belong to the local people and are treated very well living...More

Thank Luke B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the spa on 22nd June 2018 - we had a brilliant day and would definitely recommend it. We were picked up on time and travelled the hour and a half to the camp. Once at the camp, we were given information about the elephants...More

Thank Danielle A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hostel recommended this sanctuary, and we were not disappointed. It ended up by just being my friend and I with a group of fun and knowledgeable guys who work there and the six amazing elephants. We chose half day, and it was still perfect....More

Thank Alessandra K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Dumbo's Elephant Spa and would not hesitate to recommend this tour to anyone interested in visiting an elephant sanctuary. The biggest advantage to choosing Dumbo's is the person to elephant ratio. The sanctuary houses a family of 6 elephants...More

Thank davidsonkg
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Reviewed May 22, 2018 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 May 19, 2018 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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April 21, 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
February 2, 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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