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Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Half Day Visit

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Meet Asia's gentle giants at an ethical elephant sanctuary in Phuket

Wishlist
  • Free Cancelation - 24 Hrs Notice
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Hotel Pick Up
  • Interact with the gentle giants and learn about their behavioral patterns
  • Play, touch and feed the elephants in traditional Karen clothing
  • Enjoy a mud spa with the elephants, and even help bathe them!
  • Take lots of photos of this special experience for a lifetime of memories
  • Choose between a morning or afternoon visit, whichever best suits you
Most Recent Review

  • 13 Sep 2018
    Overall a fun and engaging experience with the elephants. However there was some problem with our transportation. We waited for the whole 1hr duration but no driver arrived. As a result we had to postpone the tour till the next day.

US$ 76.75

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    US$ 76.75

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What To Expect

A truly wholesome, immersive experience with Thailand's famous gentle giants is only possible on an ethical elephant experience with great consideration for the welfare of the animal. This is why a half day trip to the famous Elephant Jungle Sanctuary in Phuket has become so popular: visitors will be able to interact and join the elephants in their natural habitat and learn about the life of these rescued giants. After a briefing on the work and background of the sanctuary as well as some snacks, visitors will be able to don the traditional clothing of the Karen tribe. They will help the sanctuary's keepers to prepare natural dietary supplements for the elephants in their care. Then they will be properly introduced to the sanctuary's rescue elephants, and even feed them the prepared supplements. While playing and interacting with the elephants, taking photos and making sure they are well fed, or even just observing them, visitors will be able to learn about the elephants' past. They'll be taught about elephant behavior patterns and characteristics, and bond better with them when they learn how a truly ethical experience with elephants is achieved. Visitors will also get the chance to have some good clean fun by taking a big mud spa with the elephants, and help them wash off afterwards in the elephant shower room! Then you'll get your own shower and enjoy a delicious Thai meal as a reward for all the hard work, with vegetarian options available. You'll be dropped off back to your hotel a true sense of accomplishment, knowing that you've aided the sanctuary and its elephants, and learnt how to best help these beautiful creatures in the future.

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Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Inclusive Of

Inclusive Of:

  • Roundtrip transport
  • English speaking guide
  • Photographer
  • Online photographs
  • Elephant food
  • Snacks and refreshments
  • Thai meal (vegetarian options are available)
Itinerary

Itinerary:

Half Day Visit (Morning/Afternoon)
  • 6:30am-7:30am/11:30am-12:30pm pick up from your hotel in Phuket
  • 8:30am/1:30pm arrive at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, receive briefing and snacks
  • 8:45am/1:45pm change into traditional Karen clothing, assist with the preparation of natural dietary supplements for elephants
  • 9:00am/2:00pm meet and feed rescue elephants, administer dietary supplements
  • 9:15am/2:15pm play, interact, take photos with elephants - learn about their past
  • 9:30am/2:30pm observe elephants in their natural habitat, roaming around
  • 9:45am/2:45pm mud spa with elephants
  • 10:15am/3:15pm bathe elephants in the 'Elephant Shower Room'
  • 10:45am/3:45pm shower, change clothes
  • 11:15am/4:15pm meal (vegetarian options are available)
  • 12:00pm/5:00pm end of visit, return to hotel through drop off
Insider Tips

What to Bring:

  • Hat
  • Bathing suit
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Towel
  • Walking shoes
  • Extra clothes
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Children under 3 years old are free of charge
  • Child ticket: Age 3-9
  • Roundtrip transfers are limited to the following areas in Phuket: Kata, Karon, Patong, Kamala, Nai Yang, Bang Tao and Surin
  • Mai Khao will incur an additional charge of THB500 per person to be paid in cash to the operator (roundtrip transport)
  • Chalong, Cape Panwa, Cape Tukkae, Koh Sire, Rassada Pier, Sea Angle Pier, Ao Po Grand Marina Pie, Rawai, Phromthep Cape, or Nai Harn Beach will incur an additional charge of THB1,000 per van to be paid in cash to the operator (roundtrip transport)
  • To book this visit, you must book your transport with us and may not make your own way
  • Please click here to see and download the photos of your day at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
How To Use
  • You must present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity to the guide at the rescue centre to join the tour
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified
  • Hotel pick up time: 6:30am-7:30am/11:30am-12:30pm (Morning Visit/Afternoon Visit)
  • The operator will reconfirm your pick up time in advance. As this is a group tour, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route
  • Please be at the hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick up time

Address:

  • 168/18 Phang Muang Sai Kor Rd, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 24 hours prior to the activity
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Reviews (147) 4.8
  • Donald 13 Sep 2018
    Overall a fun and engaging experience with the elephants. However there was some problem with our transportation. We waited for the whole 1hr duration but no driver arrived. As a result we had to postpone the tour till the next day.
  • Chan 11 Sep 2018
    We have a wonderful day here. They are so nice and we enjoy showering with elephants so much. It is also a good educational place for children.
  • Ho 4 Sep 2018
    It was an unforgettable experience. You can feed and touch the elephant. And u have chance to go into a mud pool to take a mud shower for elephant. The tour guide are nice and funny. Be reminded that you should take a towel with you.
  • Wing Ki Pamela 3 Sep 2018
    very good experience. very friendly and fun elephant.
  • Man Yin Susana 31 Aug 2018
    the operator provide transport from hotel to the jungle which is fantastic! My gals, including twins at 6 and a 9 years old enjoyed so much and have fun with the elephants. It's a very precious experience for kids. Definitely recommend this for families with kids.
  • Kuan Jung 30 Aug 2018
    This is the best activity ever. Must try when you visit Thailand.
  • Erin 30 Aug 2018
    I don't have enough good things to say about this place. Even though the price is a little steep compared to other activities in and around Phuket, it was an experience worth every little penny. It was a once in a lifetime experience bathing and washing the elephants, and just seeing the sweet, gentle elephants were enough. I would definitely recommend!
  • Meng Choo 28 Aug 2018
    Unless you truly are an elephant fan, else I do not think this tour package is value for money. Lunch was simple and ok.
  • Hong 24 Aug 2018
    Nice trip, good price, nice and promopt driver
  • NIKOLETA 22 Aug 2018
    This was THE BEST DAY EVER! Definitely tops everything else we’ve done in Thailand during our 10 day stay! The elephants there are so loveable and cute!!!! Go for it :)
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