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Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo

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Petkasem Road K.m. 30, Samphran District,, Nakhon Pathom 73110, Thailand
+66 2 295 2938
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The name of this place is “Elephant Zoo”. They showed us no elephants. In fact all we saw were crocodiles, two sickly looking lions and some monkeys. The internet boasted tigers and a vibrant zoo. We were not satisfied to say the least. In addition...More

Thank Rose B
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Well 1600 bhat to be able to get here...the show with the elephant was amazing...I couldn't believe that elephants can be trained this way...my girlfriend had ended up with a photo with a trunk of an elephant in her stomach...elephant show was amazing like they...More

1  Thank mik-zeper
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We've arrived in time for the lunch where there are a lot of food to choose from and you can eat as long as you like. We headed to the Elephant Show after and enjoyed an hour of presentation. It was fun, cute, and exciting....More

1  Thank inigohiroki
Reviewed June 3, 2018

The usual crocodile show with brave and or stupid Thai men sticking their heads into their mouths. The elephant show is routing but amusing, but you have to wonder if there's any cruelty involved. Probably the best part is the 'cultural show' (which just about...More

Thank garynew59
Reviewed February 22, 2018

It's the zoo in Nakhon Pathom province. It emphasises in crocodile pond. You can buy the meat and feed them by using the stick. What fore, there're a lot of animals such as elephants, monkeys, including snakes. But the zoo is so old. And beware...More

Thank nixnaxnax
Reviewed February 15, 2018

This place is not even a zoo. Monkeys are kept in tiny cages, as well as two lions found sharing a little cage with a kid running around it "playing with them" and you could see their urge to move and play but their cage...More

2  Thank Travelophila88
Reviewed January 20, 2018

Main highlights of this attraction include 2 show performances - one by the tricks-performing elephants and the other involving trainers risking their lives to perform dangerous stunts with the crocodiles.

Thank Felix L
Reviewed November 19, 2017

A nice place with more exotic vegetation, ferocious animals such as crocodiles or lions, playful animals like monkeys and of course the ancient symbol of the country, the elephants. Pleasant shows with elephants that tell you stories from the history of the country, or crocodile...More

Thank baciucarmaciu
Reviewed October 10, 2017

About a 40 minute drive to Nakhon Pathom province. We rode the elephants around the grounds and explored the gardens. They offer to take your photo and you can purchase after your ride. The animals looked rested and well taken care of. The trainers seemed...More

Thank melindatownsend
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We travelled over an hour to this "zoo" from the floating market and my heart sank as soon as I stepped through the entrance gates. It felt like an abandoned zoo with very few animals most in dirty cages with no stimulation or things for...More

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Response from Raj_Josh | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, you can not, if you wish to do sight seeing properly. Bangkok traffic would not allow you to complete it. You need atleast 3 hrs. for Grand Palace, another 3 hrs. for Wat Arun,Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Pak Khlong... More