Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, Pahang

3.5
#2 of 62 in Parks in Pahang
Admire the stoic and friendly Malaysian elephants at Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary. An endemic species, the elephants here are orphaned and many will be relocated to suitable habitats once rehabilitated and able to live in the wild. Watch the animals being washed and fed before getting the chance to ride one and swim in the river with them as they bathe. Due to the sanctuary's popularity, advance reservations are recommended. Put Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary and other Pahang attractions into our Pahang trip itinerary site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I have a full day tour there and I have a personal guide Harfy who I think is a passionate of elephant the explanations were very accurate , I was really happy to see the elephants and be able to give...  more »
  • The tour has a long travel time and a high cost, but if you like elephants, you have enough fun. There is no public transport, and if you think about the difficulty of going to the renter car, the tour is reasonable enough.
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  • Incredible that this may call itself a sanctuary. We saw elephants on a small piece of land waving their heads back and forth. Stress! The so-called young orphans were in a kind of cage on a tiled floor and had to take obligatory feed from the tourists. The trainers, they recommend the feed that you as a tourist could buy to take. It's a bad tourist attraction! Think before you go along and research the story behind Kuala Gandah. It was not for nothing that the elephant rides were done with and for tourists. Now carry, in the picture and 2 times a day obligatory baths in which the trainers still use a stick with a hook. Feeding and training and going on the picture with wild animals is not okay! That my questions about the training and welfare of the animals could not be answered says enough. Do not go, you become as real animal lover heavily disappointed.
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