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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 - 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  We loved seeing the elephants free in their natural habitat. It was good to be educated about elephant conservation by passionate workers. It was a bonus that the lunch was amazing too!

    thumb Kelly Timperley
    3/12/2018
  • 5 star review  Great experience with these wonderful souls! Great project, passionate staff, highly recommended to everybody!

    thumb Kerstin Cordes
    1/08/2018
  • 5 star review  Good job guys. �My respect 🖒. Keep doing it..for the cause.

    thumb Darja Petrin
    1/05/2018
  • 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  Amazing!

    thumb Ela Muresan
    1/07/2018
  • 5 star review  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

    thumb Kim Riley
    3/25/2018
  • 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  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  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

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   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 AlexJ2465
    8/18/2018
  •   We had a perfect day from start to finish. All of the staff involved were extremely friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about the welfare of the elephants. The location in the jungle at the foot of the mountains was breathtaking. The food provided was absolutely delicious...More

    thumb Rtrinh
    10/10/2018
  •   This was an amazing day out for our family of four. Yes it’s relatively expensive but when you see the elephants and understand what you have rescued them from it will seem cheap. The elephants are beautiful and gentle. You get up close and feed...More

    thumb Janemiddlename
    7/14/2018
  •   There is one review on here that states a person rode an elephant and witnessed them in chains. This is not that place at all. It is literally a retirement community for sick or injured elephants that the Owners can rescue from the kind of...More

    thumb Timothy B
    8/30/2018
  •   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

    thumb Natalie D
    10/05/2018
  •   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

    thumb Jason P
    9/26/2018
  •   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

    thumb Kasia B
    3/11/2018
  •   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’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
  •   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

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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