Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

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Timings : Half-day morning visit: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Half-day afternoon visit: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Time Required : 6-7 hours

Entry Fee : Adults: THB 2500 Children (3 to 9 years of age) - THB 2000 Children (below age 2) - Free

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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, Krabi Overview

Located approximately 40 km away from the town of Krabi, the Krabi Elephant Sanctuary is home to various rescued elephants and offers a heart-warming experience to all its visitors. A safe haven for retired elephants, the Krabi Elephant Sanctuary lets one learn about elephants, their behavior, play with them in mud, feed and even bathe them. This place is ideal for animal lovers who care about the welfare of elephants.

Spend half a day taking care of these majestic beings for the ultimate experience. The Krabi Elephant Sanctuary focuses on the wellness and conservation of elephants and does not permit riding. This place offers its guests a unique experience to interact with elephants and take part in their daily routine. This eco-tourism center draws numerous travelers throughout the year as observing and interacting with elephants can bring joy and happiness to everyone from adults to young children.

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Half day Morning Visit

The Half-day morning visit can be booked online from the official website of Krabi Elephant Sanctuary. 

  • The pick up from the hotel is at 7:00 AM. Upon arrival at the destination, the keepers at the Sanctuary provides the traditional clothing items.
  • From 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM, one will get to learn about the elephants and participate in their routines by preparing food for them and also take part in the feeding process. During this time, the keepers share stories of the various elephants at the Sanctuary. One can get up close and personal with these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat and capture the unforgettable moments through the lens of your camera.
  • From 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, one get to enjoy a stroll with the elephants to the nearby river. One can bathe the elephants at the river for a life-enhancing experience.
  • At 11:00 AM, snacks and beverages are served. At noon, the shuttle service drops the guests at their accommodation. 
Adults - THB 2500
Children (3 to 9 years of age) - THB 2000
Children (below age 2) - No entry fee required

7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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An elephant bathing at the Sanctuary (Source)

Half day Afternoon Visit

One can book the half-day afternoon visit package online from the official website of the Krabi Elephant Sanctuary. 

  • At 1:00 PM, one will be picked up from the hotel and it takes approximately an hour to reach the Sanctuary. After arrival, one gets a change of clothes and the keepers inform about the activities. Learn about the elephants and their journey to this recreation center and prepare fruits for feeding them.
  • From 3:00 PM, one can interact with the elephants, play, feed them fruits like bananas and click pictures with them.
  • At 4:00 PM, walk through the jungle with the elephants to the closest river. Enjoy the sight of elephants playing in the water while bathing them.
  • At 5:00 PM, return to the Sanctuary and indulge in snacks and beverages before parting ways with these incredible animals. At the end of the visit, the shuttle service will drop one back at the accommodation. 
Adults - THB 2500
Children (3 to 9 years of age) - THB 2000
Children (below age 2) - No entry fee required

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
A pair of elephants at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary (Source)


  • The packages include the cost of two-way transportation service, beverages, snacks, and basic accident insurance.
  • It is highly recommended to carry essential items like towels, bathing suit, change of clothes, hat, sunscreen, and walking shoes.

How To Reach Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

The Elephant Sanctuary in Krabi is located in the outskirts of the relaxing town. There are multiple local taxi operators that offer taxi rides from Krabi town to Krabi Elephant Sanctuary. If booking a visit with Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, the transportation service will be included in the itinerary. They offer pick up and drop service to and from the hotel. The time for transportation service will vary depending on the time of visit.

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