Elephant Sanctuary Phuket

Visit Rescued Elephants

Remarkable Half-Day
Elephant Experience

What Is Special About
Phuket Elephant Park

The Place

The People

The Pachyderms

Home for Rescued Elephants

The Place

Phuket Elephant Park is set against the backdrop of a national park. This is a real elephant sanctuary. Visitors  sense this is where animals belong.

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.

The People

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

The Elephants

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 - 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.

    thumb Alysse Trollope
    3/25/2018
  • 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  Fantastic experience, a must to do if visiting Phuket. Feeding the elephants and walking through the bush with them is a memory our family will treasure forever. To see the elephants in their natural environment and looking so content was wonderful. The guides are very friendly & informative. The traditional Thai breakfast and lunch was really yummy and was great to eat whilst watching the elephants wander around freely.

    thumb Rebecca Haigh
    1/20/2018
  • 5 star review  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!

    thumb Diana Munoz
    1/02/2018
  • 5 star review  Superba pagina dumneavoastra. ..multumesc mult pentru invitatie, pentru ca iubesc elefantii !

    thumb Mary Mar
    1/07/2018
  • 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  What a wonderful place to spend time with elephants that are now living their lives without being forced to entertain humans and free from shackles. Is it too much to hope that all elephants can live their lives just like this one day? Slowly, slowly the tide is changing. If you really care about elephants, then please visit and support this beautiful park. 🐘❤️🐘❤️

    thumb Mary Morgan
    3/21/2018
  • 5 star review  กล้บ้าน บรรยากาศดี เงียบสงบ ช้างดูดี ดูแฮปปี้ดี ชอบเข้าหาคน

    thumb Achadah Ahlee Davud
    1/14/2018
  • 5 star review  Frumosss, superrrr�

    thumb Cocis Florin
    1/05/2018
  • 5 star review  super , spend the day with elephants in their natural environment ; No riding , no hooks , no chains .... , enjoy the walks and the Happy Elephants

    thumb Dani Moore
    1/02/2018

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   Amazing meeting the staff and elephants at Phuket elephant park, highlight of our trip they made us feel so welcome ! It was everything I ever thought and was worth so much more than we paid it was great! And the food was so nice...More

    thumb Connor A
    3/19/2018
  •   I run an international animal advocacy organization in the U.S. and am pleased to share that the Phuket Elephant Park is a first-class sanctuary on an island otherwise overloaded with abusive animal tourist attractions. PEP provided an excellent day that began with a taxi service...More

    thumb Carrie L
    3/02/2018
  •   I visited the park on 14th February and it was hands down the best Valentine's Day ever ! Organization is perfect, they arrange transport to pick you up from your hotel and bring you back after your visit. When you arrive, you are given drinks...More

    thumb Karin D
    2/17/2018
  •   This elephant sanctuary is not cheap, yet it is worth every penny. The Elephants are all former working elephants who were exploited and harmed terribly, and now they have a life of peace. The staff at the sanctuary care for them well, and put the...More

    thumb Irishlostboy
    3/25/2018
  •   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 A TripAdvisor Member
    4/06/2018
  •   This was a fantastic day, probably my favourite spent at Phuket. It was amazing to be so close to the elephants and feed them without intruding on their space. We watched them frolicking in the bamboo and swim. They seem so happy and the caretakers...More

    thumb Kiimos
    3/26/2018
  •   This sanctuary is the perfect place to visit elephants. Cruelty free- no hooks / hitting as well as strictly no riding / bathing (- if you are considering doing either of these please YouTube crushing cages and how they “break in” elephants. It is awful,...More

    thumb Menna P
    2/22/2018
  •   Just got back from this brilliant sanctuary. I won't repeat how the day pans out as that's already been covered and all of the reviews are honest and correct. Just one thing I would like to stress. If you're thinking that 3000 baht is a...More

    thumb j0n0339
    3/26/2018
  •   My boyfriend and I, spent a wonderfull time at the Phuket Elephant Park ! Elephants are my favourite animal and I was so happy and relieve to visit a place which actual takes care of them and do not force them to do anything !!...More

    thumb WendyLucie
    4/28/2018
  •   It is so wonderful to see the work these people are doing to give retiring elephants a happy life. It will be good to oneday see all tourist elephants like this, as this type of sanctuary can generate more tourist $$$$ and is #CrueltyFree

    thumb Wade_and_Helen
    5/21/2018

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.