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A Morning with the Elephants at Phuket Elephant Sanctuary (PES)

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Phuket Elephant Sanctuary
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    Phuket Elephant Sanctuary
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    A morning with the elephants is an eye-opening and inspiring experience. Following a scenic drive along a local village you will arrive at Phuket Elephant Sanctuary, a picturesque jungle dotted with ponds, wide open fields and hillsides for the elephants to roam around. Your visit starts at our Tree Top Lounge, where we will show you a presentation and educational video to prepare you for your encounter with the elephants, and to help you understand why they need to be protected. Next up, the elephants are fed. While they enjoy their baskets of bananas, pineapples and cucumbers, you have a chance to learn from our guides about the background of each elephant. Once the elephants are fed, we follow them down into the jungle. By keeping a safe distance and watching them from our Observation Salas, the elephants have the freedom to express their natural behavior, from bathing and playing in our pond to socializing with each other. The program ends with a delicious Thai vegetarian meal.
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Departure Point
Phuket Elephant Sanctuary, 100, Moo 2,, Paklok, Thalang, ภูเก็ต 83110, Thailand

Traveler pickup is offered
We offer shared roundtrip transfers from anywhere in the Phuket Province at a THB 500 Baht
surcharge (THB 250 for kids below 12, free for kids below 4). Pick-up and drop-off location must be identical. Exact pick-up time will be advised via email.

Airports

  • Phuket Intl Airport, Mai Khao, Phuket 83110 Thailand


Ports

  • Patong Port
  • Ao Makarm Port
  • Ao Por Pier
  • Rassada Pier
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Lunch - A delicious Thai vegetarian lunch buffet with over 15 choices.
  • Welcome Snacks, Coffee, Fruits, Juices & Filtered Water
  • Boots, Socks, Umbrellas, Rain Coats, Mosquito Spray
  • Bottled water - We provide bottled water but appreciate if you bring a refill bottle.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Phuket Elephant Sanctuary
Exclusions
  • Roundtrip Transfers - If option is not selected
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 85 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This is the only ethical elephant sanctuary in Phuket and thus, the only one you should go to! This place is the best possible retirement home for the elephants who have suffered a lifetime of horrific treatment before coming to the sanctuary. The people there really care for
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Please please please, if you wish to see elephants in Thailand please choose to go this sanctuary. It’s the only ethical place to see them in Phuket and I can honestly say it was such an amazing experience and worth every single penny. All the staff members were professional and
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Wonderful tour in Phuket. The only ethical elephant tour in Phuket. Drove to the camp site and was given drinks and snacks and then shown an informative video. We then got to feed the elephants, and then basically went on an elephant trekking tour. When my daughter was not
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I just want to mention that I visited 3 places they claimed to be ethical elephant parks and this is the best with difference. Firstly when you arrive to the sanctuary you have a fantastic breakfast. You can see from your table some elephants walking free in the huge space
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I’ll preface this review by saying that I think PES does amazing work and your money will go to a fantastic cause - which is why I gave 5 stars. However, I feel like these morning/afternoon sessions are more glorified donations than anything (which is okay as long as that’s what
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By: Phuket Elephant Sanctuary
1,333 reviews
Monica C
10
A Wonderful, Ethical Sanctuary!
If you are looking for an ethical experience where you get to witness the majesty of the elephants, this is it!
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Voyager248865
71
Go to PES if you care about elephants
Not only is this place the only real ethical elephant home in Phuket, it’s also an experience of a lifetime. It
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OldWhatsisname
Plymouth, United Kingdom
84
Best thing for saving Elephants.
This place allows elephants a life without their being pressed into touristy entertainment, just observe their
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Indiaclarke65
53
Highlight of our trip to Thailand!
An amazing experience that I would recommend to everyone!! I’ll start with adding that all enquiries we made
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markleedavies
Phuket, Thailand
20
Legit Elephant Sanctuary - only one to visit...
Had a wonderful afternoon at the Phuket Elephant Sanctuary Learning about elephant conservation and seeing all the
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EmmaS6784
10
Fabulous ethical sanctuary
Great visit here the elephants are now living a comfortable life without being ridden or entertainment. Watching
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488jessicaz
42
Amazing, ethical experience with the elephants
Wow, I could not recommend this place more. Please do your research and choose a place where you will be observing
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Jennifer H
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
4220
Ethical Sanctuary
This is the only ethical elephant sanctuary in Phuket and thus, the only one you should go to! This place is the
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623amiew
East Wittering, United Kingdom
10
Just amazing!
Please please please, if you wish to see elephants in Thailand please choose to go this sanctuary. It’s the only
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sebnemc2020
10
Must do in Phuket
Amazing....what human heart can create! Kudos to the facility and staff for the efforts to rescue, rehabilitate
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ew0103
168
True ethical elephant experience in Phuket
The Phuket Elephant Sanctuary truly treats their rescued elephants with love and care. Don't be fooled by many
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Peter G
Melbourne
94
Incredible Experience Walking among Elephants
Amazing experience walking among elephants. We got to feed elephants too. Very organised. Excellent guides.
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dpeace1
Bedford, New York
7331
Incredible tour!!
Wonderful tour in Phuket. The only ethical elephant tour in Phuket. Drove to the camp site and was given drinks
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Eva H
Surrey
143
Fantastic Experience
Wonderful experience. Saw many elephants up close. They were obviously treated very well and looked after very
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DanPassarelli7
40
Amazing experience
1st time in Thailand. My 18-year-old daughter wanted to go to an elephant sanctuary. I was skeptical when she said
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