Salakpra Wildlife Sanctuary : Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Salakpra Wildlife Sanctuary comprises of 4 districts which are Boploi district, Nong-prue district, Srisawat district and Mueang district of Kanchanaburi, Thailand. It was declared Wildlife Sanctuary on 31 December 1965 with an area of 858.55 square kilometers or 536,594 rai. This is the first Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand after the Wildlife Conservation Act was effected in 1960. Salakpra Wildlife Sanctuary, adjoining the Erawan National Park, is known throughout Thailand for constant “battles” of farmers and elephants that raid their crops.

Salakpra Wildlife Sanctuary has many complex mountains and in the middle of area down to the south is high plains ecology region. Sadong brook is the main brook that flows to Kwae Yai river, it located on upper of Thatung-na dam’s wall. This is a mosaic of tropical deciduous forest types which include a variety of seasonal and perennial water-bodies,both natural and man-made.

Salakpra Wildlife Sanctuary opens daily from 08.30 am to 16.30 pm.

Salakpra Wildlife Sanctuary
Location: Wang Dong, Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi 71190 Thailand

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