• Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Tours
  • Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Tours
  • Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Tours

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Tours

Visit Phuket's ethical Elephant Jungle Sanctuary: swim and bathe with elephants.Children aged 0-3 can enter free.

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Last Updated: 24th Apr 2024
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Opening Hours:

Monday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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  • Ethical Interaction: Engage with elephants in a cruelty-free environment, promoting their well-being and conservation.
  • Swimming Experience: Dive into a unique opportunity to swim alongside these gentle giants, creating unforgettable memories.
  • Elephant Bathing: Participate in a heartwarming session of bathing the elephants, witnessing their playfulness up close.
  • Natural Habitat: Explore the sanctuary's expansive grounds, immersing yourself in Thailand's lush landscapes and observing elephants in their natural setting.
  • Cultural Insight: Gain a deeper understanding of the age-old bond between the Thai community and elephants, enriched with stories and traditions.

What To Expect

At Phuket's Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, experience ethical interactions with elephants, learn their histories, and enjoy unique activities like mud spas. Amidst this, savor a traditional Thai meal, all emphasizing responsible tourism and elephant well-being.

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Operating Hours:

Morning/Afternoon Visit Schedule:

6:45-7:15 AM / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM:

  • Hotel pickup from Phuket and departure for the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary.

8:00 AM / 1:00 PM:

  • Arrival at sanctuary.
  • Enjoy a welcome snack, tea or coffee.
  • Briefing from the instructor about elephant interaction.

8:30 AM / 1:30 PM:

  • Engage, interact, and photograph with elephants in their natural habitat.

9:00 AM / 2:00 PM:

  • Participate in an elephant mud spa.
  • Bathe elephants in the designated outdoor shower room.

10:20 AM / 3:45 PM:

  • Savor traditional Thai cuisine.
  • Learn the art of making paper from elephant poop fibres.

11:00 AM-12:30 PM / 4:00-5:30 PM:

  • Conclude and hotel drop-off in Phuket.

Feed and Shower Programme Schedule:

8:45-9:15 AM / 12:45-1:15 PM:

  • Hotel pickup from Phuket and departure for the sanctuary.

10:00 AM / 2:00 PM:

  • Arrival and interaction with elephants, capturing moments with photographs.

10:30 AM / 2:30 PM:

  • Elephant bathing session in the outdoor shower room.

11:00 AM / 3:00 PM:

  • Personal shower, drying, and changing.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM / 3:30-4:30 PM:

  • End of program and hotel drop-off in Phuket.


2/12 Kathu, Kathu District, Phuket 83120, Thailand
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  • Is Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket ethical?

    The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary in Phuket  is an ethical and sustainable project in Thailand which encourages eco tourism. It started as an initiative between the members of the Karen hill-tribes and Chiang Mai locals who were initially worried about the well-being  of elephants in Thailand.

  • What should I bring to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Thailand ?

     You can also bring your cameras or go pro if you want to capture photos with the elephants you need not worry. Though Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Tours offers free photography service without extra charges. 

  • Why do you provide activities like mud spa and hiking?

    Elephants are considered as the most intelligent animal species and therefore the movement is very much important for mental and physical health. Therefore hiking ensures that elephants exercise daily and are not getting overweight. The reason behind mud bathing is that mud & sand creates a cooling effect  which is important for the skin which helps it with the sunrays and insects as well. All these activities are created while keeping the elephant's natural behavior in mind.

  • What type of clothes should I wear to the elephant sanctuary Phuket?

    You should wear loose and comfortable clothes since  you will walk with the elephants in the hot weather. Along with that wear sneakers which will really help in the mud. Keep an extra pair of flip flops for bathing the elephants. Apart from that  we personally suggest that you bring a hat, sunscreen, a bathing suit, a towel and extra clothes since you will   be changing clothes as you will be covered in mud and water