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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
- Carly Hansen
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. Their keepers care for them 24 hours a day feeding them bananas and pineapples. We got to hand feed them at the elephant's leisure, then follow them as they roamed around eating plants. The staff are wonderful and very informative. Told us about their story, how the park came to be and each elephant's story. Cooked us up a delicious vegetarian banquet, that even meat eaters would enjoy! I can't wait to go back and see how Deelert, Srinuan, Boonsib and hopefully more rescued elephants are going in their final home.
- Rebecca Musson
If you are looking to visit an ethical elephant park and truly feel like you are supporting a fantastic effort to look after elephants that have suffered horrendously then this is your place! Couldn’t recommend it more - I am so pleased to have visited and been given an insight into their work.
- Lisa Jay
Amazing experience. Loved our morning hearing about the stories of their 3 elephants and how they are going now they have been rescued. After feeding and hanging out with the elephants we had a delicious lunch
- Robert Martin
Fantastic morning here. Learned a lot surrounding the history behind the elephant, how it’s Thailand famous and respected animal. And how elephants are being used and abused for trekking, circus activities etc. The people here really show appreciation for the animal and care for them. Highly recommend!
- Vicky Eastwood
Amazing place we really enjoyed it , and feel so happy that the elephants are getting looked after In there natural habitat, I would highly recommend this place
- Emma-Jane Mooney
We have just spent a wonderful morning at the park. Just the two of us and the three gorgeous ladies. Thank you for making us feel so welcome, (and well fed!) I look forward to coming back in future years, and wish you so much success. 5 Stars 👌🏻
- Lisa Croome
Fantastic experience! Went this morning and the 3 elephants are so happy and well looked after they do a fantastic job here I hope they can rescue more elephants in the future. Thank you for an amazing experience 🐘🐘🐘
- Molly Manning
We had such an amazing day yesterday at this sanctuary for rescued elephants. The team and volunteers were incredible people with massive hearts who care and look after these elephants after the horrible treatment they receive from working in jungles logging, entertaining tourists and Trekking Parks. It’s lovely to know they now have a forever home and relaxing future ahead of them. We left this experience filled with lots of knowledge about the mistreatment of these beautiful animals and how they have been rehabilitated since coming to this sanctuary. Would recommend this to anyone who wants to watch and feed the elephants in such a lovely environment after such a cruel life. We hope to visit again in the future!
- Robyn Miller
Wonderful educational experience. I like so many was unaware of the plight of the elephants. Amazing place to visit. No 1 on my list of things to do when in Phuket!
- Kim Riley
This was an amazing day that I would highly recommend. It's worth paying a little extra for this tour. It was awesome to be able to feed the elephants and watch them wonder freely without fear from the humans who once controlled their lives. The managers and staff are passionate about the elephants health and happiness. We finished our day with a beautiful vegetarian meal. Thank you so much, it was a very memorable day
I can't tell you how much we agonized over visiting elephants during our holiday in Phuket. We spend hours going through all the "sanctuaries" trying to work out which one... read more
- lizzie w
I cannot recommend this Elephant 🐘 Santuary enough, we did a lot of research before we came and read about places claiming to be sanctuaries but using iron bars and... read more
- Lauren K
Whilst my friend and I were very sceptical about visiting Elephant parks, we were put at ease straight away in PEP. They provided a smooth easy taxi service right from... read more
Absolutely amazing tour, the staff were very knowledgeable and patient with the elephants. Breakfast and lunch was provided. There was only 3 of us on the tour and so it... read more
- Oliver T
The only ethical real sanctuary for elephants near Patong. We got to feed the elephants and touch their trunks but that was the limit of interaction for the elephants welfare... 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
- Laura W
After searching and researching all over the internet for an ethical elephant sanctuary we took a chance with this one and gee did it pay off! No chains, no riding,... read more
I did the morning tour they offer and thoroughly enjoyed it. You can tell they truly care about the elephants they have rescued and want to provide the best environment... read more
My friend and I had an amazing experience in this sanctuary! We support places that want the best for animals and are working hard to bring them joy and comfort.... read more
By far the best thing i have ever done in Thailand and i have been here 6 times!! It really hurts when you hear and learn hos they treat this... 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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