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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
- Ela Muresan
- Belinda Ballantyne
Thank you for the work you are doing to rescue these beautiful animals � It was a true privilege to visit today and meet you all. Highly recommend.
- 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!!!
- Diana Munoz
Very excited to have one more wonderful place to go to when visiting Thailand that treats elephants with the compassion, kindness and respect they deserve. This is the type of tourism we want to be a part of. Completely cruelty FREE! Well done!
- Holly Watson
Had an incredible morning here, the elephants truly are taken care of and work in partnership with save the elephant foundation. This sanctuary doesn’t receive much attention which is sad as the more people who visit the better they are able to make the space for the elephants.
- Callie von Borstel
Loved learning about how the park is helping protect these elephants from horrible work including logging, trekking, and circuses/shows. It was great being able to interact with these animals while they we're happy doing their own thing. I would definitely come back here as it is a true sanctuary.
- Amy Johnson
We visited Phuket elephant park during one of the last few days of our holiday for a morning session! We had visited another elephant sanctuary in Thailand previously, but nothing like this! The elephants are truly free to do as they please which is amazing. As the sanctuary is relatively new and not many people know about it yet we turned up for the morning session and it ended up just being me and my partner which was great, private session! We got to feed the elephants and after feeding they went off roaming, they eaten where they want, they could go to the mud bath or water pool if they wanted, they wasn’t forced to do anything. This is a true elephant sanctuary. After observing the elephants we was made the most delicious dinner (and there was enough to feed an elephant!), the best sweet and sour we have ever tasted! Staff was really informative and friendly and answered any questions I had. The elephants could be seen roaming around during lunch also which is just an incredible experience. We had an amazing time here and would definitely come back! Would recommend this to anyone looking for an elephant sanctuary in Phuket as this fulfils every meaning of the word sanctuary. Thank you for a great day! 🐘❤️
- Amy Eddy
An amazing experience, with knowledgable, friendly staff who talked extensively about the plight of elephants in Thailand and their desire to rescue more from tourism trekking. We got to see the elephants up close, happy in their natural habitat. All finished by the most fabulous Thai lunch ��� can not recommend enough, I hope more people support!
- Tanya Lee
A great day learning about elephants and their treatment in tourism. The kids had an awesome time feeding the elephants. Was nice to watch them in their natural environment enjoying life ���
- Nicole Borg
Beautiful place. Very knowledgeable guides and take very good care of the elephants. Loved seeing the elephants roam freely and the lunch was amazing. Highly recommend
- Vicky H
A most amazing day. We got to learn about the history of the elephant in Thailand and what was happening to them today.Watched a film that was very confronting about... read more
- Emily D
The Phuket Elephant Park treats the elephants really well. They don’t require them to work or carry tourists for long hours.. The tour was educational and you got... read more
After lots of research we chose Phuket elephant park for our elephant experience in Phuket as it seemed like the most ethical and compassionate. All of our expectations were exceeded,... read more
Amazing place. Such a magical experience to bathe and wash these elephants. Thank goodness there is a sanctuary like this to give these elephants a better life. They are so... read more
We need people to know about phuket elephant park so they can make the right choice. I was pleasantly surprised w the food, traditional delicious treats and vegetarian lunch were... read more
I am so grateful for being told about this amazing place, where they have saved the elephants. With this ethical care they can now live peacefully & free after a... read more
We chose the Phuket Elephant Park as it is totally ethical. No rides or bathing with the elephants. They are all older rescued elephants who are now very well fed... read more
- Taseantae B
Booked this tour to learn about the rescue efforts for elephants in Thailand. We wanted an ethical tour that does not offer or promote riding the elephants or any... read more
- Jessica C
I love elephants and would never turn down a chance to see them, however I didn’t want to support an unethical company that exploits and employs cruel training techniques. If... read more
This park is where elephants roam around at their freewill. You will hear and watch a video on how these wonderful creatures have been mistreated for many many years.... read 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.
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