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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
- Carrie LeBlanc
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!
- Darja Petrin
Good job guys. �My respect 🖒. Keep doing it..for the cause.
- Amanda Martin
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!
- Maria Mossman
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 �
- Dumitra Liliana Elena
- 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!
- 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!!!
- Mary Mar
Superba pagina dumneavoastra. ..multumesc mult pentru invitatie, pentru ca iubesc elefantii !
- Mary Morgan
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. 🐘❤️🐘❤️
- Sylvia Hegelbach
The people are very friendly. The Elephants are amazing. And the experience unforgetable. Fantatic.
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
- Heather D
This is a newish venture with 3 elephants, but it is ethical and needs supporting. They have an affiliation with the Phuket Elephant Sanctuary so after the tour we were bussed there for a nice vegetarian lunch. Today there were only 2 gusts so we...More
- Natalie D
When visiting new places I always try and have an ‘animal themed’ day out. I was concerned when visiting Thailand as I had heard horror stories about the treatment of animals. I was happy to hear about Phuket Elephant Sanctuary and I was not disappointed...More
An incredible way to feel like you've done something with purpose in Phuket! You won't regret a trip to this park. The team are incredibly knowledgable and are perfect hosts. The elephants, rescued from logging camps, are well cared for and have the personalities to...More
Had i known the kind of environment i would face here, I would have probably come here with a work visa. Looking at the elephants, it does not feel like they have been through a lot of pain until one looks at them interact with...More
- Kasia B
The Phuket Elephant Park is a must do if staying on Phuket island. The park is fairly new - only opened this January/February. They have two beautiful female elephants which live in a safe and beautiful natural habitat. We started the trip with the owner...More
- Sofi R
My partner and I visited here on the 23/11/2018 and had an amazing yet eye opening experience. The staff are very friendly and dedicated to the care of their elephants. No chains, no beatings, no rides and no bathing. You simply get to observe them...More
- Jason P
It was great to see these rehabilitated elephants after years of abuse and very hard work being looked after in a in a natural habitat with little to no restrictions. The staff were amazing and very passionate. They have only opened in January this year,...More
- Karin D
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
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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