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Elephant Sanctuary Phuket Tour - Half Day

Morning / Afternoon; Includes: transport, guide, traditional clothing, refreshments, photos.

Learn about elephants from an expert guide

Give the elephants their daily mud spa by the river

Get intimate with nature through the diverse scenic landscapes

  • Trip Available tomorrow
  • Trip Duration: 6hs
  • Available Languages: English/Thai
  • Pickup & drop off to your hotel
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Food and/or beverages
  • Special gear and equipment
  • Certified tour guide / instructor
  • Insurance


Jungle, mountain, sea – Phuket allows you to experience all three. The best part: you can have them all while learning how to protect one of Thailand’s most threatened animals. There are only a few thousands elephants left in the country. Animal jungle sanctuaries are a great way to combat the dangers of elephant tourism and responsibly travel while spending time with these gentle creatures. This kind of tour maximizes your quality time by bringing you as close to their home as ethically possible, which fortunately also provides the best view.

First, we travel by road. You will be picked up for an hour-long drive through some diverse scenic landscapes before arriving at the sanctuary, where you will meet your guide. Your guide will accompany you throughout the day, giving insights on the elephants and how to take care of them. This is the person you want to direct all your questions to.

Your guide will then walk you through the jungle sanctuary and introduce you to each of the elephants and their stories so you can be more intimately acquainted. Get to know each other – and get dirty – at the nearby mud spa, where you will treat the elephants to a healthy mud treatment. Shower off at the river with a refreshing bathe and swim. These elephants love to play.

You have some time to take some gorgeous scenic photos with your new friends before you part ways. End the tour with some snacks back at the sanctuary.


Pickup from hotel lobby
Picturesque drive through nature landscapes
Arrive at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket. Enjoy a welcome snack, tea or coffee during program introduction. Change into traditional Karen clothing.
Meet the elephants!
Mud spa with elephants
Head to Shower Room
Shower time for the humans
Lunch/snack time
Pickup from hotel lobby
Picturesque drive through nature landscapes
Arrive at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket. Enjoy a welcome snack, tea or coffee during program introduction. Change into traditional Karen clothing
Meet the elephants!
Walk to jungle and spend time with elephants in their home
Mud spa with elephants
Head to Shower Room
Shower time for the humans
Lunch/snack time
Arrival at hotel
Free Pickup from Kata, Karon, Patong, Kamala, Nai Yang, Bang Tao, Surin Beach. Pick up from Mai Kao will incur an additional transport fee of 300THB one-way, or 500THB return. Pick up from Rawai, Chalong, Cape Panwa, Cape Tukkae, Koh Sire, Laemhin, Rawai, Phromthep Cape, or Nai Harn Beach areas will incur an additional transport fee of 700THB one-way, or 1,000THB return. Free Pickup is not possible for Airbnb lodging, rental villas, or private houses. Visitors staying in these places will need to meet the group at designated meeting point in the Nai Thon area, or to the operator office in Patong.


  • Erica

    16. 08. 2018

    I really liked the traditional clothing, I mean it's not a usual thing for a tourist so it's definitely worth to join the tour. Also the program was well-planned having showers after playing with the elephants in the mud, it was very cool.

  • Lauda

    25. 06. 2018

    Close contact with the Elephants, good knowledgeable guides. You can see they are well looked after. Highly recommended.

  • Daiana

    29. 03. 2018

    Great experience! Everyone should go and get to know more about this lovely creature! Also please protect them if some abuse you find, don't get them into dangerous situation, they are angels. Learned a lot during the day and had really fun time with them.

  • Keeshia

    26. 03. 2018

    Really great experience to meet this super lovely creature! They are friendly and with beautiful eyes, super happy to see they are good taken care of, they are giant but also vulnerable, we learned a lot about how to rescue them, really meaningful job, I will come back and visit them again soon.


  • Pick-up/drop-off to your accommodation in Phuket
  • Photographer and online photo album (Facebook)
  • English-speaking tour guides
  • Snacks
  • Drinking water
  • Food for feeding elephants
  • Traditional Karen tribe clothing
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • Swimwear
  • Insect repellant
  • Walking shoes
  • Camera (optional)

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