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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 Tour

Elephant Sanctuary

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.  

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The Herd

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

Facebook Reviews

  • 5 star review  Phuket Elephant Park is a top rated sanctuary and a must visit for any trip to Thailand. My husband and I had the best time visiting Srinuan and Deelert! PEP staff are incredibly knowledgable, thoughtful, and aim to provide you with the best possible experience of ethically viewing rescued elephants. Not to be missed!

    thumb Carrie LeBlanc
    3/02/2018
  • 5 star review  I can't wait to visit you, I witnessed the success of Phuket elephant Sanctuary, I have no doubt that Phuket Elephant Park will also know a great reputation contributing to the improvement of the living conditions of the elephants of Thailand and will carry messages of love and respect for our gentle giants ... Thank you for choosing the voice of compassion

    thumb Sylvie Quessada
    1/11/2018
  • 5 star review  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!!!

    thumb Sarah Bredenbröcker
    2/11/2018
  • 5 star review  The people are very friendly. The Elephants are amazing. And the experience unforgetable. Fantatic.

    thumb Sylvia Hegelbach
    1/13/2018
  • 5 star review  Phuket elephant park is an amazing sanctuary to visit. Only opened this year and they have done so much to facilitate their elephants. They were allowed to roam free, at no point were the elephants told what to do. We had the pleasure to watch the elephants bath and enjoy a wallow in the water. The team here are passionate and want so much to change the lives of elephants here in Phuket and Thailand. If you truly care about elephants, please don't ride them or watch a show! Come and visit this beautiful sanctuary and support the great work they are doing. We had an amazing experience here... can't wait to come back to see how they have grown, and how many more elephants they have saved from the awful riding camps! If tourists don't demand rides and visit ethical places like PEP, only then will we see better change for elephants! Well done to all the team here! Wonderful work and happy elephants �

    thumb Maria Mossman
    3/20/2018
  • 5 star review  Simplesmente magnifica adorei amei. Bem minha paixão tambem são os elefantes sou louca por eles. Parabens por esta paguina.��������������������

    thumb Fátima Brito
    1/07/2018
  • 5 star review  great sanctuary and "final home" for elephants, rescued from former tourist- & working camps. go on in doing this!

    thumb Andy Kessler
    2/26/2018
  • 5 star review  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!

    thumb Amanda Martin
    2/06/2018
  • 5 star review  Amazing place, would recommend to everyone It is a very new sanctuary, and it would be good to spread the word! Elephant Park also work alongside nature Park in chaing Mai and elephant sanctuary in phuket, all following the same morals of rescuing elephants and wanting a better life for them. If you want to ride an elephant and see tricks this is NOT for you...however, if you would like to observe previously mistreated animals, finally happy and in a natural environment living their own life, then this is the place. Was a huge experience for us and so glad we did it. The staff are also all so friendly, knowledgeable and kind and help to make this place. Hope to see you next year when we return to Thailand!!

    thumb Rachel Sanders
    1/26/2018
  • 5 star review  Great experience with these wonderful souls! Great project, passionate staff, highly recommended to everybody!

    thumb Kerstin Cordes
    1/08/2018

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   Me and my friend definitely wanted to do an elephant sanctuary visit during our stay in Phuket, however all of them were sold out except for this one, which we decided to go to. And we’re both so glad we did! This elephant sanctuary is...More

    thumb Viv I
    9/28/2018
  •   It’s an unfortunate reality that Thailand is known for animal reserves that claim to exist for the welfare of amazing creatures, like Tigers and Elephants. But often they are nothing more than tourist attractions where the resident animals are treated unkindly, all in the effort...More

    thumb Daz E
    2/23/2018
  •   Great day out and so much better than spending money on Fantasea and other animal shows. Humbles the mind and you get to feed and watch the elephants relax and get pampered. Definitely recommend for all ages

    thumb YSCheng
    9/08/2018
  •   Had an amazing time visiting and meeting the rescued elephants. We got to feed them then observe them eating fresh banana plants. After we were fed a banquet of beautiful Thai food. We loved that this was an actual sanctuary for the elephants, no chains,...More

    thumb Sarah T
    9/19/2018
  •   Sanctuary saved elephants from hard work and punishments. People is not alowed to ride, only feed, play and wash them!

    thumb Eimantas A
    3/11/2018
  •   We had a wonderful morning watching and learning about the elephants. There are only 3 rescued elephants here so you have plenty of time with each of them. The day starts with a short presentation on the background of the park and a safety video....More

    thumb EWR-NJ-traveler
    11/06/2018
  •   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

    thumb Alex J
    8/18/2018
  •   I visited Phuket Elephant Park for my birthday. I honestly couldn’t have fallen in love with elephants anymore than I already did. What an amazing Sanctuary! The elephants seem so happy and at peace at this beautiful park. The staff were friendly and very informative,...More

    thumb Nosilla1985
    8/30/2018
  •   A REAL sanctuary where their rescued elephants can enjoy the remainder of their lives doing whatever they want. No chains. No riding. No bathing. No sticks or hooks. Just gentle love and lots of food. 😍 The elephants and their keepers form a loving bond....More

    thumb Carly H
    10/19/2018
  •   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

    thumb DanBudd1
    4/06/2018

Phuket Elephant Park - Providing a Home for Rescued Elephants

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What You Can Expect From Your Visit

Half-Day Visits Include:

Interaction

Education

Observation

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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