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Elephant Retirement Park Phuket

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Open Now: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Elephant Retirement Park Phuket
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The Elephant Retirement Park Phuket is a caring wildlife sanctuary for retired & rescued elephants that are free to roam, graze & swim in the natural surroundings. The sole focus is to promote the well-being of the elephants. Strictly no abuse...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Phuket 83110, Thailand
+66 76 608 945
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this place truly seam to really look after the Elephants. Staff were so kind and caring towards them. No Riding, no Chains, just roaming around. great experience to help prepare their food, then bathe with them. They loved rolling around in the mud, especially the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shj53
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I honestly can't put this experience into words if I could rate it 10 out of 10 I would. Not only do you get the opportunity to get up close and personal with the elephants but you get the bathe and wash them too amazing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jocjamie
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a dream come true for me, feeding, washing and bathing elephants and just being able to get up close with them. They are such beautiful gentle animals and deserve the great care they are given at this park. The staff and mahouts are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michele S
Reviewed 1 week ago

this was the best experience of my life - feeding the elephants, washing and bathing with the elephants, seeing the work they do here was truly memorablke, these beautiful elephants were amazing, the staff are amazing how they car for and look after them, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christine J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day here and would definitely recommend! The staff are great and very informative - you can tell they love the elephants. Great that the photos are all posted on Facebook too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GraceH1920
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is so nice to see the local people taking care of the elephants and not abusing them. We really enjoyed this park and would recommend it to everyone who likes to see the elephants in their natural habitat.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Brett T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the best day ever here, getting in the mudbath with the elephants was one of the best experiences I've ever had, it was so much fun. The guide and mahouts are brilliant and their also fun. Was tickled by the sanctuarys cat who...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dinesh P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the elephant care program here. Feeding and bathing the elephants is such a wonderful experience. You can tell that everyone who works there really loves these elephants (all of which were rescued). I bought a souvenir photo of myself from the park (they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Brooke D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second time (and better!) at an elephant sanctuary and I so appreciated the level of interaction I was allowed to have with the elephants. Taking a mud bath with two very happy baby elephants was the thrill of a lifetime! The handlers...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doubtful about the treatment of the elephants and wary I was picked up on time and transported to the park. How completely wrong I was every member of staff showed true care and more than a little love for the animals. In fact we were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alan M
November 22, 2018|
Response from Cam M | Property representative |
Hi Alan, yes flip-flops are fine. Thank you and see you soon :)
November 16, 2018|
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Response from Cam M | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for the message. The programs go ahead rain or shine. We have raincoats available and elephants love the rain. You can also postpone the date of your visit if preferred, just contact our booking office 1 day in... More
November 16, 2018|
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Response from JenelleM841 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about this sorry. They were super responsive and quick to reply to our emails so maybe email or call them?