A Hands-Off Experience at Phuket Elephant Sanctuary

A Hands-Off Experience at Phuket Elephant Sanctuary
from £83.67
This 100% hands-off ethical elephant experience is the first of its kind in Phuket and offers visitors a completely non-intrusive glimpse into the lives of our rescued elephants at Phuket Elephant Sanctuary. You will learn about the Asian Elephants’ plight, observe our elephants as they roam around, bathe and sozialize freely, and help prepare nutritious, supplementary food for our herd.

Phuket Elephant Sanctuary is the first ethical elephant sanctuary on the island and offers a new and final home for overtired elephants who have suffered from working long hours in the logging and tourism industry. We rescue sick, injured and old elephants, welcoming them back into their indigenous habit.

Your visit supports our project and guarantees to leave you inspired, transformed and in awe of these majestic animals.
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In Brief

Paklok, Thailand
3 hours 30 minutes
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Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Phuket Elephant Sanctuary, 100, Moo 2,, Paklok, Thalang, ภูเก็ต 83110, Thailand

Your visit starts with a scenic drive to our Tree Top Lounge, where we show you an educational documentary to prepare you for your visit and to understand why Asian elephants need to be protected. You then meet Kannika and Madee, the first 2 elephants at PES, before helping us prepare supplementary “Khao Tom Mat” food for the elephants. “Khao Tom Mat” consists of sticky rice, mashed bananas, salt and sugar, all wrapped in a large banana leaf.

While the nutritious snacks are steamed, you explore the sanctuary with one of our experienced tour guides and observe the elephants as they forage, roam around and bathe freely. The delicious Khao Tom Mat packets are then delivered into the jungle, where you will sit quietly and observe the elephants as they devour their nutritious food.

Towards the end of the afternoon we follow the elephants up to our Tree Top Lounge. While the elephants retire to their night shelters, you will enjoy a sumptuous, Thai vegetarian dinner buffet to end the day.

Duration: 3 hours


  • Welcome Snacks & Bvereages
  • Socks & Boots
  • A Delicious Thai Vegetarian Dinner Buffet
  • Mosquito Spray
  • Filtered Drinking Water
  • Umbrellas & Rain Coats
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Phuket Elephant Sanctuary


  • Roundtrip Transfers from your Hotel (Unless Transfer Option is Selected)

Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Program + Transfers 11/1/2019 - 11/1/2020

Monday - Sunday:01:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Program Only 11/1/2019 - 11/1/2020
Monday - Sunday:01:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Departure Point

Phuket Elephant Sanctuary, 100, Moo 2,, Paklok, Thalang, ภูเก็ต 83110, Thailand

Traveler pickup is offered
The entrance fee of THB 3,000 does not include transportation to and from the Phuket Elephant Sanctuary. Joined roundtrip transfers from any accommodation in the Phuket province and back to the same location are available at a THB 500 surcharge per adult (THB 250 for children below 12 / free for children below 4). Private transportation is also available upon request.


  • Phuket Intl Airport, Mai Khao, Phuket 83110 Thailand


  • Phuket Rassada Pier
  • Phuket Deep Sea Port

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

Once booked, this trip is fully non-refundable

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.