PHUKET ELEPHANT SANCTUARY : VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS

ONE WEEK VOLUNTEER PROGRAM


Volunteering at Phuket Elephant Sanctuary is an exciting opportunity to support the first ethical elephant park in Phuket, Southern Thailand. You'll be assisting with tasks around the sanctuary and immersing yourself in the elephant’s life. By volunteering with us, not only are you donating your time to help elephant conservation and protection but also know that your financial contribution is going directly towards elephant care providing nutritious food, shelter, veterinary care, and enrichment.

We do not require any previous volunteer experience as long as you are a passionate animal lover with a keen interest in wildlife. If you're physically fit, enthusiastic and able to work as part of the team in the hot Thai humid climate whether rain or sun - volunteer!

Pricing :

THB 18,000 Baht / Adult

***This program is suitable for volunteers of 18 years or older***

*** The fee includes accommodation, selected meals and daily transport from the volunteer accommodation to Phuket Elephant Sanctuary and back. Transportation at the start and end of the program is not included.***


Amenities :


  • Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights

  • Accommodation

  • Daily Transfer from volunteer accommodation to sanctuary

  • Food & Beverage

  • English Speaking Tour Guide

  • Wellies Boots & Socks

  • Gloves

  • Volunteer T-Shirt

Including accommodation from SUNDAY to SATURDAY

Including daily breakfast, lunch and dinner (We serve Thai vegetarian food, snacks and soft drinks)

*** Food included from Monday morning onwards

Payment Methods :

Deposit of 50% by PayPal at time of booking

Remaining Balance of 50% due on arrival by :

  • Cash or

  • Credit card (VISA & MASTER CARD with 3% surcharge)

Map :

Volunteering Tasks and Activities

The tasks will vary each day depending on the work that needs to be done. Some activities may include :

  • You will start by joining our 'Morning with Elephants' tour to learn about our elephants, our project itself and safety standards.
  • Food preparation, cutting banana trees, loading/unloading fruits, grasses, bamboo.
  • Helping to prepare supplementary elephant food in the kitchen
  • Cleaning and tidying around the sanctuary
  • Cleaning out elephant night shelters and water troughs
  • Moving elephant poo and composting
  • Building fences, painting, and any maintenance work around the facilities throughout the sanctuary
  • You will be working in the proximity of our elephants including an observation afternoon near the end of the week

Please make your reservation 1 week in advance.

The volunteer program is suitable for adults aged 18 - 80 years with good health and a passion for working hard for the elephants.

The one-week volunteer program runs from SUNDAY to SATURDAY (7 Days).

Please arrive at the meeting point (Phuket Elephant Sanctuary’s office) check-in 3 pm - 8 pm on SUNDAY (1st day).

Working days are Monday to Saturday (2nd - 7th day), hours 09.30 - 17.00.

Check out on Saturday from guest house before 1 pm.

One Day Volunteer Program


This is a unique opportunity to spend a meaningful and exciting day volunteering at the first ethical elephant sanctuary in Phuket. You'll be assisting us with tasks and immersing yourself in the daily life at our sanctuary.

We do not require any previous volunteer experience as long as you are a passionate animal lover with a keen interest in wildlife. If you're physically fit, enthusiastic and able to work as part of the team in the hot Thai humid climate whether rain or sun - volunteer!

Pricing :

4,500 Baht / Adult / Day

***This program is suitable for volunteers of 18 years or older***

*** Price includes joined round-trip transportation to and from anywhere Phuket province and the Phuket Elephant Sanctuary. ***


Amenities :


  • Duration: 1 Days

  • Food & Beverage

  • English Speaking Tour Guide

  • Wellies Boots & Socks

  • Gloves

  • Volunteer T-Shirt

Payment Methods :

Deposit of 50% by PayPal at time of booking

Remaining Balance of 50% due on arrival by :

  • Cash or

  • Credit card (VISA & MASTER CARD with 3% surcharge)

Map :

Volunteering Tasks and Activities

The tasks will vary each day depending on the work that needs to be done. Some activities may include :

  • Cutting grass, bamboo and banana trees for the elephants
  • Cleaning and tidying around the sanctuary
  • Food prep, helping in the kitchen to prepare supplementary elephant food
  • Moving elephant poo and composting
  • Cleaning out the elephant night shelters and water troughs
  • Any maintenance work that needs doing to facilities throughout the sanctuary

Please make your reservation 1 week in advance.

The volunteer program is suitable for adults aged 18 - 80 years with good health and a passion for working hard for the elephants.

Our one day volunteer program is available from Monday to Sunday (Except the 7th of the month between May and October). Please arrive at the meeting point (Phuket Elephant Sanctuary’s office) by 09.00 - 09.30 am.

Working hours are from 09.30 - 17.00.

TThe cost for a one day program is 4,500 Baht, and all proceeds go directly to elephant care. The fee includes a Thai vegetarian lunch, soft drinks and chilled water.

THREE DAYS VOLUNTEER PROGRAM


Join us for 3 exciting days and help to care for our rescued elephants. You'll be assisting us with tasks and immersing yourself in sanctuary life while working in close proximity to the elephants.

Pricing :

9,000 Baht / Adult

***This program is suitable for volunteers of 18 years or older***

*** The fee includes daily transport from the volunteer accommodation to Phuket Elephant Sanctuary and back. Transportation at the start and end of the program is not included and can be arranged at a surcharge.***


Amenities :


  • Duration: 3 Days

  • Accommodation

  • Daily Transfer from volunteer accommodation to sanctuary

  • Food & Beverage

  • English Speaking Tour Guide

  • Wellies Boots & Socks

  • Gloves

  • Volunteer T-Shirt

Including accommodation from SUNDAY to WEDNESDAY

Including daily breakfast, lunch and dinner (We serve Thai vegetarian food, snacks and soft drinks)

*** Food included from Monday morning onwards

Payment Methods :

Deposit of 50% by PayPal at time of booking

Remaining Balance of 50% due on arrival by :

  • Cash or

  • Credit card (VISA & MASTER CARD with 3% surcharge)

Map :

Volunteering tasks and activities

The tasks will vary each day depending on the work that needs to be done. Some activities may include :

  • You will start with joining our 'Morning with Elephants' tour to learn about our elephants, our project and our safety guidelines.
  • Food preparation, cutting banana trees, loading/unloading fruits, grasses & bamboo.
  • Helping to prepare supplementary elephant food in the kitchen
  • Cleaning and tidying around the sanctuary
  • Cleaning out elephant night shelters and water troughs
  • Moving elephant poo and composting
  • Building fences, painting, and any maintenance work around the facilities throughout the sanctuary
  • You will be working in the proximity of our elephants including an observation afternoon near the end of the week

Please make your reservation 1 week in advance.

The volunteer program is suitable for adults aged 18 - 80 years with good health and a passion for working hard for the elephants.

This volunteering program is available from SUNDAY to WEDNESDAY (4 Days).

Please arrive at the meeting point (Phuket Elephant Sanctuary’s office) to check-in between 3 pm - 8 pm on Sunday (1st day).

Working days are Monday to Wednesday (2nd - 4th day) from 09.30 - 17.00.

Check out on Wednesday from guest house before 1 pm.