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Elephant Retirement Park Phuket

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Open Now: 07:30 - 17:00
Open today: 07:30 - 17:00

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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Phuket 83110, Thailand
+66 76 608 945
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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

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 4 days 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

Thank Christine J
Reviewed 6 days 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.

Thank GraceH1920
Reviewed 1 week 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.

1  Thank Brett T
Reviewed 1 week 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

1  Thank Dinesh P
Reviewed 1 week 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

1  Thank Brooke D
Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank AndyBurrell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best way to go and spend time with these huge and wonderful animals. Don’t ride them - it’s cruel. Feed them, wash them and take photos with them. We’ve done it twice now and would do it again it was that good......More

Thank ryanjenkins_tt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited you twice now and admire your great work for the elephants. It's great to see the elephants have such a wonderful life with you. I can recommend anyone who wants an ethical experience with elephants to visit you ❤️ thanks for your...More

Thank karinc1978
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Alan M
22 November 2018|
Response from Cam M | Property representative |
Hi Alan, yes flip-flops are fine. Thank you and see you soon :)
16 November 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
16 November 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?