Phang Nga: Ethical Elephant Care Experience with Rafting
Spend quality time with the gentle giants, see how elephants are cared for and join the interaction from feeding to bathing. Then, continue the day with outdoor activities in Phuket such as an ATV ride, white water rafting, and zip lining.
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- Interact with elephants up close and enjoy learning about their behavior and history
- Experience caring for elephants by preparing and feeding them, and giving them a mud spa and bath
- Choose from optional outdoor activities such as white water rafting, an ATV ride, and rope bridge and Flying Fox zip line experience
- Enjoy a delicious Thai lunch with fruits, tea, and coffee
DescriptionCare for gentle elephants at Phuket Elephant Care Park and enjoy a combination of your selected outdoor activities in Phang Nga with the convenience of transfer service from your hotel in Phuket or Phang Nga. Select how you would like to spend your day outdoors with multiple options. You can enjoy the elephant care experience with white water rafting or the elephant care experience with white water rafting and a 1-hour ATV ride. Alternately, you can enjoy a full day of adventure by choosing the elephant care experience with white water rafting, a 30-minute ATV ride, and a rope bridge and Flying Fox zip line experience. White Water Rafting is a 5-Kilometer journey along the Song Phraek River with safety training included. If you choose to couple the rafting with the ATV ride, the ATV ride activity takes place after the rafting. If you choose to do the full combo with the rope bridge and Flying Fox zip line, then this will take place after the ATV ride. Enjoy a traditional Thai food lunch, accompanied by fresh fruit, tea and coffee after the outdoor adventure. Continue to learn all about elephants in elephant sanctuary at the Elephant Care Park. You will be given a traditional Mahout uniform to wear, before receiving an introductory training session on the basics of the park and elephant care. Once you've completed your training, you will get to meet the elephants. Learn all about these magnificent animals, their behaviors, and history. Help the keepers prepare special food for the elephants and then feed them. Spend one-on-one time with the gentle giants like never before. After resting up, take the elephants for a mud spa, which cools them down and protects them from parasites. End this amazing experience by bathing the elephants in the river and cleaning the mud off of them. Take another tea or coffee break before being heading back to your hotel at the end of the day.
IncludesAccident insurance English-speaking guide Round-trip hotel transfers from Kata, Karon, Tri Trang, Patong, Kalim, Nakalay, Kamala, Surin, Bangtao, Choeng Talay, Naiyang, Maikhao, and Laem Hin Pier in Phuket Round-trip hotel transfers from Khao Lak, Phang Nga Traditional Thai lunch, fresh fruit, tea and coffee Bananas and sugarcane to feed the elephants Mahout uniform and bamboo hat National Park fee Safety briefing and training for rafting Gratuities Personal expenses Round-trip hotel transfers from Rawai, Naiharn, Panwa, Siray, Phuket Town, Paklok, Ao Por Pier, Naithon and Na Tai
- It is important to note that this is an entirely cruelty-free experience with absolutely no riding the elephants
- A change of clothes is recommended as you may get wet while bathing the elephants and during rafting
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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