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Elephants Deserve It
People Enjoy It
Phuket Elephant Park
Home for Rescued Elephants
Because access to the Park is limited to only a handful of people, visitors enjoy something not offered with other projects. You will experience exclusive close encounters with elephants allowed to act naturally in their beautiful stress-free home. We don't force elephants to do anything they don't want to do.
Phuket Elephant Park is set against the backdrop of a national park. This is a real elephant sanctuary. No large groups of people, elephants allowed to relax and behave normally.
Facilities make it comfortable for people, but it is home to elephants. Visitors share beautiful surroundings with the rescued herd enjoying their new lives.
Protected jungle gives our residents room to roam, forage, swim, take mudbaths, and socialize.
We Love Our Elephants
The best elephant sanctuaries rely on good people. Jai Dee is a Thai phrase loosely translated into "good hearted". The people behind the Park show their love and understanding of how to take care of their animals. They also know how to make sure customers have a great visit.
Phuket Elephant Park managers and staff are committed individuals inspired by Lek Chailert of Save Elephant Foundation and the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai.
Visit us and discover how we nurture these gentle giants.
Learn more About Us
You can tell these rescued elephants are relaxed and happy as they play in their pond and forage in the jungle. They enjoy being hand-fed fresh fruits and vegetables and seeing visitors pleases them. Our rescued elephants are safe and happy, living without stress.
Spending time with them is a special experience.
Find out more about Our Herd
Reservations Are Required
- Mary Mar
Superba pagina dumneavoastra. ..multumesc mult pentru invitatie, pentru ca iubesc elefantii !
- Cocis Florin
- Fátima Brito
Simplesmente magnifica adorei amei. Bem minha paixão tambem são os elefantes sou louca por eles. Parabens por esta paguina.��������������������
- Sarah Bredenbröcker
We are just visiting Phuket elephant park and it is simply amazing� both elephants are relaxed and chilled and the staff is treating them very well. You can see the elephants trust in their mahouds. Feeding the elephants als watching them bathing and following them through the jungle is a real Highlight!! Thank you to our gorgeous tour guide Yaa for the great half day and all the information. It was a pleasure!!!
- Sylvia Hegelbach
The people are very friendly. The Elephants are amazing. And the experience unforgetable. Fantatic.
- Andy Kessler
great sanctuary and "final home" for elephants, rescued from former tourist- & working camps. go on in doing this!
- Natalie Edwards
During our recent visit to Phuket we had the privilege of spending a few hours at the beautiful and brand new park. Since they had only been open for two weeks we were fortunate enough to have the entire place, and the elephants, to ourselves! The staff were so incredibly friendly, knowledgeable and passionate. The cost of the experience included being shuttled to and from our hotel, being educated on why elephants need to be rescued from trekking, logging and street begging, an incredible vegan buffet feast which was delicious, and three hours of feeding the elephants and watching them finally be free and happy in their new and beautiful habitat. If you have the opportunity and you love animals this is definitely a must! Please support this park and visit so that they can rescue more of these beautiful mammals and give them the freedom and life that they deserve.
- Alysse Trollope
Phuket Elephant Park - T H A I L A N D � I can't believe the incredible experience we had today at the Phuket Elephant Park. We were lucky enough to spend most of the day here with these amazing elephants and learning about their past lives in riding camps and working in excavation where they were treated horribly by humans and trained to do things they wouldn't usually do in the wild. We also had the privilege of meeting the people behind this organisation and learn about how they became so passionate in creating change and educating people. We also had the place basically to ourselves and had a beautiful lunch put on for us by the park which was cooked by one of the elephants 24/7 carers (mahout) wives. What a highlight, I really hope that one day if your in Thailand you go here. It was so much more fulfilling then the "fantasea show" they advertise here or any of the riding or bathing parks.
- Amanda Martin
Phuket Park is so wonderful! It is amazing work they are doing for the elephants. Highly recommend if you are visiting Phuket. Wonderful volunteers and staff. The lunch was delicious. A experience I will never forget!
- Dani Moore
super , spend the day with elephants in their natural environment ; No riding , no hooks , no chains .... , enjoy the walks and the Happy Elephants
- Jason P
It was great to see these rehabilitated elephants after years of abuse and very hard work being looked after in a in a natural habitat with little to no restrictions. The staff were amazing and very passionate. They have only opened in January this year,...More
- A TripAdvisor Member
What first strikes you is the size of the place. The 2 rescued elephants have acres and acres in which to roam...and they do! To follow them was a real privilege. The elephants are in charge here. The staff are so passionate and you hope...More
We visited the park in July. It was an amazing experience. Although confronting to learn what these beautiful creatures have been put through and their treatment in the tourist industry it is wonderful to now experience them in their retirement being treated with respect and...More
- Alex J
My wife and I visited Phuket Elephant Park and had the best most wonderful time! Easily the best thing we’ve done in Thailand so far!! First of all, if you’re in Phuket and want to see elephants ethically, please don’t go to the elephant trekking...More
The newest entry to proper elephant sanctuaries has 3 ex working rescued elephants. PHUKET ELEPHANT PARK is the best. We came along on a Sunday, just two of us, and had the chance to feed and follow this elephants for a few hours through acres...More
Had i known the kind of environment i would face here, I would have probably come here with a work visa. Looking at the elephants, it does not feel like they have been through a lot of pain until one looks at them interact with...More
Enjoyed our time feeding and watching the elephants! Had a nice snack of sticky rice and a good vegetarian lunch as well. The guide was very informative and answered all of our questions thoroughly so we left with a good understanding of the current problems...More
These people truly care for the well being of these gentle giants using positive reinforcement techniques such as "love and food". It's a joy to see these majestic creatures up close as they feed in their natural habitat. Thank you so very much to the...More
- Celia B
I am embarrassed to admit that l have done the tourist thing of riding an elephant in Thailand in the past. That was before l knew how they treated their elephants. One imagines that this majestic creature is treated with love and respect. Not so....More
Phuket Elephant Park - Providing a Home for Rescued Elephants
What You Can Expect From Your Visit
Half-Day Visits Include:
Qualified English-Speaking Tour Guides
Guests are introduced to the elephants while hand-feeding fresh fruits and vegetables. The guide also offers to share the natural and cultural history of elephants in Thailand, and why elephant sanctuaries like Phuket Elephant Park are so important.
Rescued Elephants Allowed to Act Normally
We encourage our elephants to relax and behave naturally - you won't see any circus shows, no riding, no cruelty, and for everyone's comfort and safety, no bathing with the elephants. Read more about why it is better here.
Excellent Customer Service
While our elephants "come first", we take pride in extending hospitality and services to our guests. Transportation to and from your accommodation is offered upon request. If providing your own transport, please be aware advanced reservations are required and access to the park is strictly prohibited without approved escort.
A delicious meal is included in entrance fees.
Memories and Friendship
Whether you're on a week-long holiday to our tropical paradise, or live in the area full-time, your visit to Phuket Elephant Park is supporting something meaningful and worthwhile. Consistent 5-star reviews tell us your elephant tour will be time well-spent.
Come join the elephants.
Read More About The Eco-Tour Itinerary Here