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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
- Tomasz Falkowski
Można być blisko słoni, a jednocześnie mieć świadomość, że bierze się udział w zmianie przemysłu turystycznego, który od lat bezlitośnie eksploatuje te piękne i mądre zwierzęta. Nie ma kąpieli, nie ma chodzenia za słoniami ale samo patrzenie z dość bliska daje wielką frajdę.
- Beverly Schenscher
A must for everyone not only for tourists..please visit and learn !!! We all need to know of the wonderful work being done to rescue these beautiful animals
- Fátima Brito
Simplesmente magnifica adorei amei. Bem minha paixão tambem são os elefantes sou louca por eles. Parabens por esta paguina.��������������������
- Shona Inkster
Amazing place and people! ♡
- 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.
- Richard Chiger
If it is truly a place where elephants can be elephants, then I give it 5 stars. Elephants deal with such inhumanity in Thailand, that a place like this or BLES or Nature Park is worth everything. I hope they accept male elephants too because males go through so much hell and need sanctuary as much as do females.
- 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.
- Darcy Dominick Cameron
Passionate caring staff that put the elephants as the priority. The elephants here are so well cared for and happy they have a retirement home.
- Rachel Sanders
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!!
- Julie Dore
This sanctuary needs to be supported by tourists instead of the elephant trekking where the cruelty and exploitation is rampant. We need to financial support this place.
- Victoria S
I was lucky enough to visit the elephants today..it was a very special experience that I will never forget. The staff are so friendly and explain all about the animals... 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
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
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
Upon arrival it was very clear that the staff cared a lot about the elephants that they have rescued and everything they do is in the interests of the elephants... read more
- Bonne M
We visited the Phuket Elephant Park, where they have rescued 4 gorgeous Asian elephants from the trekking & logging industries.
This is the place to go if you... read more
Good wild life animal, but stay distance from it. Do not enjoy the moment we are and convert back to sadness. Very nice elephant to photo and see their smartness... read more
Come for the Elephants, Stay for the Hospitality. An incredible way to feel like you've done something with purpose. You won't regret a trip to this park. The team are... read more
We had a great experience here at Phuket Elephant Park! As one of the only two ethical elephant sanctuaries in Phuket, the Phuket Elephant Park is a home for rescued... 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
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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