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Green Elephant Sanctuary Park

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Closed Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Beautiful sanctuary

This should be a stop on everyone’s visit to Phuket. Your reservation includes round trip... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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An absolutely amazing experience. Included hotel pickup and drop of, we had the most lovely guide... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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“mud bath”(35 reviews)
In the Elephant Sanctuary Park you can experience elephants in the most natural way. In their natural environment, where they are free and simply wonderful! It is important to us that you can experience the daily life of the animals. And that you...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
4, Soi Cherngtalay 1, Si Sunthon Road, Choeng Thale, Phuket 83110, Thailand
+66 96 651 3888
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 May 2018

This place is amazing. According to the information provided on site this location has only been opened for 3-4 months. There were 4 elephants present during my visit; April 2018. One of which was pregnant!! =]. It cost 1500 baht per person. The cost included...More

7  Thank sandrakosk
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We were really looking forward to this trip largely due to the rescue element attached to this sanctuary. We arrived to find a dozen or so people already there. An hour later there were around 75 people. They used the old excuse of having their...More

9  Thank RobCarpenter
Urs F, Inhaber at Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hello Rob Thank you for your review. First, the Elephant Baby with his Mother has been back with us for 5 days. You can read this on our Facebook page or convince yourself. In addition, we were able to save 3 more elephants from very...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This should be a stop on everyone’s visit to Phuket. Your reservation includes round trip transfers from your hotel to the sanctuary. The facility is beautiful and clean. The elephants are well kept and taken care of. You get to feed, bathe and swim with...More

1  Thank 76christinak
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An absolutely amazing experience. Included hotel pickup and drop of, we had the most lovely guide who explained the whole park to us. The way the park is run is exceptional, the elephants are so gentle and well cared for I can’t see any reason...More

1  Thank H5310PRamys
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're reading this, I'm sure you're already aware of heartbreaking elephant tourism in Thailand. You will not regret booking a trip here instead!! I simply could not tell you how amazing this place is. You can tell each and every person on the staff...More

1  Thank emilymriley
Reviewed 2 days ago

they have only 11 elephants..... sick elephants, old elephants what they have adopted. they have 2 baby elephant also. They charge heavily. Food they serve was ok. But 2500 bhat for 1 person for 2 hrs is actually costly. when you will you realize that...More

Thank Kavitakaushik484
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can tell as soon as you meet them that these elephants are very well cared for and loved. They have all been rescued and after your check in the guide gives you a small history on each elephant. We were able to feed the...More

1  Thank Wanderer64969353661
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of our highlights in Thailand. We have a whole new understanding of elephants and how they are abused as beasts of burden. Please don't support riding elephants. We appreciate what the owner is doing to take care of these wonderful animals.

1  Thank SHarveyWines
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an absolutely amazing experience. This is something I will never forget. My partner and I visited the green elephant sanctuary during our holiday, this is something we’d booked before our trip and I am so pleased we did. The elephants are so well looked...More

1  Thank 990nikkiek
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended, must do visit during your trip to Phuket, forget all the tiger pictures and other zoos this is a complete unique experience. Well worth the £60 fee for transport, sanctuary entry and lunch! Couldn’t ask for anything else, free water, soda during the...More

2  Thank 765daniels765
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I very rarely give a 5 out of 5, much to the annoyance of businesses on TripAdvisor, but these guys have earned it. They run a very professional operation. From picking you on time with a professional driver, to the briefing before the activity, the...More

1  Thank PepalaPow23
Reviewed 3 days ago

This amazing sanctuary saves elephants from rides, chains, abuse, etc and provide a better life. If you're want to experience elephants up close and personal this is the only way to do so. It was a day I will always remember and I hope to...More

1  Thank Shesgoing_
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15 November 2018|
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Response from Linsim | Reviewed this property |
I must admit i worried about the bathing also especially since its twice a day. The elephants get tons to eat then they wonder to the mud pool. They seem to love it they are not forced to get in the pool. One mother had a... More
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13 November 2018|
Response from 76christinak | Reviewed this property |
No. There are two tours daily. 830 am and 1pm. Both of which last 2.5 hours.
10 November 2018|
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Response from kelvinize | Reviewed this property |
I did the morning session which was recommended to do as it is not so hot in the morning compared to the afternoon. I stayed at Karon Beach and was picked up from my Hotel at 6:30am and was back at the hotel by 12pm... More