Kenyir Elephant Village

the seven elephants

Kenyir Elephant Village (KEV) is a new tourist attraction in Terengganu. Located at Temelong River, this is where seven baby and adult elephants call home.

Kenyir Elephant Village

playtime

Kenyir Elephant Village

baby elephant getting reassured

Known as the rainforest’s largest and most magnificent creatures, they really amaze visitors not only with their size but also intelligence.

Kenyir Elephant Village

elephant shower

Kenyir Elephant Village

the elephants meet visitors

These elephants live in a natural environment. However, visitors to KEV have the opportunity to ride, feed and play with these animals, under the watchful eyes of mahouts.

Kenyir Elephant Village

structures and stairs for visitors to climb

Kenyir Elephant Village

suspension bridge

Also known as Kenyir Elephant Camp, KEV was established by the Elephant Management Unit under the authority of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks, the Central Terengganu Development Authority (KETENGAH) and the Terengganu State Government.

Kenyir Elephant Village

natural habitat for the elephants

Kenyir Elephant Village

crossing the suspension bridge

This elephant camp is the foremost authority on elephant translocation to ensure a healthy elephant population and reduce human-elephant conflict. For further information on KEV, click: http://kenyir.com.my/sanctuaries.html

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