Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo, located on the Phetkasem Road at Km.30 marker, 1 Km. before the Rose Garden. It occupies an area of 62 Rais (about 24.8 acres). There are various kinds of animals on display and show. There are daily elephant shows, elephant ride around the compound, elephant musical shows, crocodile-wrestling shows, and magic shows. It is open daily from 08.30-17.00. Admission for adult is 300 Baht, child fee is 200 Baht. For more information call 0 2284 0273, 0 2284 1873, 0 2295 2938-9.
Crocodile wrestling shows commence at 12.45 and 14.20 (Monday-Saturday), additional show times for Sunday are 10.30 and 12.05.
Magic shows commence at 13.15, 15.00 (Monday-Saturday), additional show- time for Sunday is 11.00.
Elephant musical shows commence at 13.45 and 15.30 (Monday-Saturday), additional show time for Sunday is 11.30.
Getting there: you can get there in 2 ways:
By Car: drive on Phetkasem Road to km.32, the Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo sign will be on the left:
By Bus: take a regular bus line number 123 from Tha Chang, get off at the Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo or take a bus from the Southern Bus Terminal (old route) on Petchakasem Road (Bangkok-Aom Yai-Sam Phran-Nakhon Pathom) or take a 2nd class air-conditioned bus of Bangkok-Nakhon Pathom, Bangkok-Ratchaburi, Bangkok-Bang Li lines or take the non air-conditioned buses of Bangkok-Nakhon Pathom, Bangkok-Ratchaburi, Bangkok-Suphanburi lines.