Half-Day Program

Morning/afternoon elephant sanctuary

Make a half-day visit to the Phuket Elephant Care sanctuary where these gentle giants are allowed to live their final years roaming freely in a lush, tropical area with a big natural lake without being forced to work. Walk with the elephants through green forest area, make a spa treatment, bath them in the big pool and pepare healthy herb balls.

Half-Day Program
Half-Day ProgramThe sanctuary offers a large natural lakeApply mud to the skin of the elephantScrub the skin of the elephantSplash and water funBath with the elephants in the big lakeWash the mud from the elephant's skinEnjoy a rich Thai style lunch on the full and half-day programPrepare fruits for the elephantsServe a healthy snack to the elephantsFeed the elephants with fruitsDo it yourself painting activityTake back a souvenir from our sanctuary

Highlights

  • Get an introduction in advanced ECO tourism
  • Scrub the elephant's skin with mud in the large pond
  • Bath and shower with the elephants in a small river
  • Prepare fruit, vegetables & healthy herb balls
  • Feed the elephants and enjoy seasonal fruits

Details

Explore our Phuket Elephant Care sanctuary situated in Naithon in a green forest area with a big natural lake on the island of Phuket. We offer a convenient pickup service directly from your hotel by comfortable minivan pick with safety and a smile.

The friendly staff of Phuket Elephant Care will welcome you with coffee and tea including bread and some snacks, and you will get an introduction in advanced ECO tourism to prepare for your encounter.

Then it is time to learn how to make rice the local way, and prepare fruits, vegetables and healthy herbal balls for the elephants. While they enjoy their food, learn from the guides about the background of each elephant.

Next, prepare the elephants with a spa treatment. Discover the healing benefits of special spa mud that help to heal elephant wounds from many kinds of scratches, and skin damage. Finally you can take a bath with them in the large pond which is a welcome cool-down.

The last activity is to paint your own small magnetic elephant which you can take back home together with a keychain as souvenir. Leave inspired and informed, having supported the elephants with maximum freedom to naturally roam, forage, bathe and socialize at the Phuket Elephant Care Sanctuary.

Itinerary

  • 07:00 - 07:30: Pickup by minivan from your hotel in Phuket
  • 07:30 - 07:45: Check-in at Phuket Elephant Care in Naithon and enjoy coffee and tea including bread and some snacks
  • 07:45 - 08:00: Get an introduction in advanced ECO tourism from our nature-loving tour guides
  • 08:00 - 09:00: Learn how to make rice the local way, and prepare fruits, vegetables and healthy herbal balls for the elephants
  • 09:00 - 09:30: Feed the elephants with seasonal fruits
  • 09:30 - 09:45: Scrub their skin with mud and join them taking a bath in a small river
  • 09:45 - 10:00: Rinse off the mud in a large pond including a rain shower
  • 10:00 - 10:30: Enjoy an authentic Thai style lunch with home-made Thai snacks
  • 10:30 - 10:45: Paint your own small magnetic elephant which you can take home as souvenir
  • 10:45 - 11:00: Return back to your hotel

Inclusions

  • Hotel round-trip transfer from the entire Phuket island
  • Drinking water, soft drink, coffee, tea & seasonal fruits
  • Thai style buffet lunch
  • Towel
  • Basic accident insurance
  • Professional English speaking guide

What to bring

Bathing suit/swimwear, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, flip flops/slippers and a camera
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Adults (11+)

Children (4-10)

Infants (0-3)

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Price breakdown

Activity price
• Adults
2x 2,900.00 THB
5,800.00 THB

Total price
5,800.00 THB
  • To guarantee a booking, book no later than 12 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • During high season (November - April) and on National Thai Holidays, we advise that you book your trip as early as possible as seats sell out fast.
  • Due to bad weather conditions the program may be postponed or cancelled with a full refund.
  • You can cancel your booking up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure date and receive a refund in the amount of the booking costs minus payment fees. Read our Terms & Conditions.
Program details
Availability Daily
Schedules
08:00 - 11:00
13:00 - 16:00
Pickup zones Show
Duration 3.0 hours
Sanctuaries Naithon
Loch Palm
Mum Muang Lung
Starting points
Get picked up from your hotel in Phuket on the entire island. The exact pick-up time will be confirmed by email after you have made the booking.
Sanctuaries
Last modified on 26.05.2024 at 08:45
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