Phuket Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Ethical Half Day Experience

 

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Description

Visit the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and enjoy ethical and interactive encounters with Thailand's elephants. Learn about the gentle giants and how they are taken care of. After feeding the rescues, get to bathe and walk with them in their habitat. Experience cruel-free elephant encounters at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, an eco-tourism project which promotes the ethical treatment of Thailand's elephants. A true haven, the nature park focuses on the land animals' welfare and does not allow common tourist activities that harm the animals such as elephant riding. On this half-day tour, get the chance to feed the mammals, go on a mud spa with them and even learn how to make mulberry paper from their droppings!

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 06:30 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Tours

Morning Tour

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:18-07-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult (Age 11 & up) $126
Child (Age 4-10) $96
Infant (Age 1-3) $0

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 10 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Tour photos
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Lunch
  • Transportation fee
  • English-speaking guide
  • Snacks

Duration

  • 5 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

03:36:39 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Phuket

Day: Day1
05:06:39 Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket
See the beauty of rolling hills, virgin forests, local farming areas and scenic coastline of Naithon Beach on your way to the sanctuary. Then, sip on tea or coffee as you enjoy a welcome snack upon your arrival. Have a short briefing about your program for the day.
Day: Day1
05:36:39 Elephant Feeding
After preparing the dietary supplements of the mammals, continue your experience by giving the gentle land giants the sweet treats! As you feed them bananas and sugar cane, your guide will tell you a little about their individual stories, lifestyle and distinct behavior.
Day: Day1
06:06:39 Leisure Time with the Elephants
After meeting the land animals, accompany them to a mud spa. Elephants are known to have sensitive skin, so make sure to be gentle as you help apply the cosmetic mud treatment on them! Then, join them as they splash about in the water for a refreshing bath in a nearby pool.
Day: Day1
07:26:39 Mulberry Paper Making
After joining them in their outdoor "Elephant Shower", take final photos with the gentle animals after their bath and proceed to shower and dry off in the provided facilities. Afterwards, learn how to make mulberry paper from the elephants' droppings!
Day: Day1
07:36:39 Traditional Thai Lunch
Finally, savor freshly-cooked Pad Thai and seasonal fruits before bidding goodbye to the sweet and friendly rescues of the sanctuary.
Day: Day1
08:06:39 Depart from Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket

Day: Day1
09:06:39 Drop-off at Select Hotels in Phuket

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • Please note that complimentary pick-ups and drop-offs are exclusive to Kata, Karon, Patong, Kamala, Nai Yang, Bang Tao and Surin Beach.
    Transportation to/from the following areas incur an additional charge:
    Pick-ups and drop-offs: Mai Khao, Rawai, Chalong, Cape Panwa, Cape Tukkae, Koh Sire, Laemhin, Rawai, Phromthep Cape and Nai Harn Beach
    Drop-offs only*: Rassada Pier, Sea Angel Pier, Ao Po Grand Marina Pier and Phuket International Airport (HKT)
    *Guests will need to proceed to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary on their own.
    Please select the transportation add-on upon booking.

Afternoon Tour

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:18-07-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult (Age 11 & up) $126
Child (Age 4-10) $96
Infant (Age 0-3) $0

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 10 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Tour photos
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Dinner
  • Transportation fee
  • English-speaking guide
  • Snacks

Duration

  • 5 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

08:36:39 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Phuket

Day: Day1
10:06:39 Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket
See the beauty of rolling hills, virgin forests, local farming areas and scenic coastline of Naithon Beach on your way to the sanctuary. Then, sip on tea or coffee as you enjoy a welcome snack upon your arrival. Have a short briefing about your program for the day.
Day: Day1
10:36:39 Elephant Feeding
After preparing the dietary supplements of the mammals, continue your experience by giving the gentle land giants the sweet treats! As you feed them bananas and sugar cane, your guide will tell you a little about their individual stories, lifestyle and distinct behavior.
Day: Day1
11:06:39 Leisure Time with the Elephants
After meeting the land animals, accompany them to a mud spa. Elephants are known to have sensitive skin, so make sure to be gentle as you help apply the cosmetic mud treatment on them! Then, join them as they splash about in the water for a refreshing bath in a nearby pool.
Day: Day1
12:26:39 Mulberry Paper Making
After joining them in their outdoor "Elephant Shower", take final photos with the gentle animals after their bath and proceed to shower and dry off in the provided facilities. Afterwards, learn how to make mulberry paper from the elephants' droppings!
Day: Day1
12:36:39 Traditional Thai Lunch
Finally, savor freshly-cooked Pad Thai and seasonal fruits before bidding goodbye to the sweet and friendly rescues of the sanctuary.
Day: Day1
13:06:39 Depart from Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket

Day: Day1
14:06:39 Drop-off at Select Hotels in Phuket

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • Please note that complimentary pick-ups and drop-offs are exclusive to Kata, Karon, Patong, Kamala, Nai Yang, Bang Tao and Surin Beach.
    Transportation to/from the following areas incur an additional charge:
    Pick-ups and drop-offs: Mai Khao, Rawai, Chalong, Cape Panwa, Cape Tukkae, Koh Sire, Laemhin, Rawai, Phromthep Cape and Nai Harn Beach
    Drop-offs only*: Rassada Pier, Sea Angel Pier, Ao Po Grand Marina Pier and Phuket International Airport (HKT)
    *Guests will need to proceed to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary on their own.
    Please select the transportation add-on upon booking.

Activity Detail

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Guests who are pregnant, wheelchair-bound or suffering from any pre-existing condition are required to inform the activity provider of their condition. Guests may need to sign a waiver stating that they are in good health.
  • All fitness levels are welcome to participate in the activity.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity and must have close parental supervision during any interaction with the elephants.

Additional Notes

  • Photos taken by official tour photographers can be accessed and downloaded from the activity provider's Facebook page.
  • Participation in the activities are not mandatory.
  • Interaction with baby elephants is not guaranteed.

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Walking shoes
  • Clothing that can get dirty
  • Swimming attire
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Day pack or small bag

Requirement(s) - other

  • Guests requiring a minivan must inform the activity provider 48 hours prior to activity date. Service is for an additional fee. Please indicate request at the time of booking.
  • This tour can accommodate vegetarian options and dietary restrictions. Please indicate request at the time of booking.

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