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The elephant haven, our bestseller for a shore excursion on Koh Samui, is a half-day trip to the sanctuary for rescued elephants. The elephants who currently live there have previously an exhausting and sometimes unjust life in the labor service and can enjoy a quiet life in a natural environment. Here you have the opportunity to feed the elephants, observe how they take a bath, and enjoy a peaceful retirement. With your visit, you support ethical elephant tourism and help to make a real difference. A great experience for young and old.
This excursion takes place daily and was specially developed for cruise passengers. All cruise ships that visit Koh Samui as part of their tour are included! As a rule, there are always free places available as long as you can still select your desired date! In very rare cases, orders can overlap and can be canceled or reimbursed promptly.
Pick-up at the pier
We will pick you up in an air-conditioned minibus at the port and then guide you to the start of your selected program, in the east of Koh Samui. Our partner is waiting (will be updated) at the meeting point of the port of Nathon until your arrival! (Meeting Point!!) It is assumed that you will reach the meeting point on time! Very important! - Your shore excursion begins!
1st Stop. Welcome & Introduction
When you arrive at the elephant haven, you are warmly welcomed and the project to protect the elephants will be presented to you. There the elephants are getting a pleasant everyday life. As you will experience for yourself, the employees of the elephant sanctuary are very loving and sensitive to the magnificent pachyderms.
2nd Stop. Preparing meal
At next, we will prepare a very healthy and nutritious meal for the elephants together. In a group, you get guaranteed a lot of fun. Afterward, you have enough time to feed the animals yourself. It is a unique and unforgettable experience to get so close to an elephant and feed its cold, rough, powerful trunk.
3rd Stop. Watching
As soon as the pachyderms have enjoyed your meal, you can also take your time and watch the elephants stroll through the extensive grounds. The elephants need their breaks, which the trained staff pays great attention to. If you have any questions, the employees are available for you at any time.
4th Stop. Pool & mud
After the elephants are rested, they often have fun playing and allowing themselves to cool off. There you will see their happiness. An artificial pool and a mud area are available for this. The unique creatures love to wallow in the mud and spray each other wet. An unforgettable moment is guaranteed.
5th Stop. Vegetarian meal
You will be served a delicious vegetarian meal in a cozy little restaurant on the premises with a beautiful view all over the large area. This peaceful and quiet place is a great option to see Koh Samui from a different angle to avoid and avoid mass tourism and unnecessary animal shows. After on we will guide you back.
Drop-off at the pier
You reach the port of Nathon in an air-conditioned minibus after your selected program is over. Since this is an excursion by our partner, our usual back-to-ship guarantee is void. Of course, our partner always has top priority to bring you back to your ship on time! Please don't worry! - Afterward, please don't forget to rate us!
After your booking
You will receive your booking confirmation via email and another email with your tour voucher attached. To guarantee a smooth process, please read carefully all details and show your tour voucher to our employees at the meeting point (mobile is enough!). You will get your voucher at the earliest 72 hours before the day trip starts or the latest until 6:00 p.m. in the evening before!
Englisch-speaking! On this excursion, a fully licensed tour guide by the Thai Tourist Authority (TAT) and/or language translator is on-site! The tour guide is in possession of a visible "tour guide license", which entitles him to operate as a tour guide on excursions within a certain region in Thailand! (He need to wear his tour guide license obviously on his body).
There are no additional costs for you at any time! In case of any attempt requesting additional costs from you, please strictly deny the request and instead contact immediately the employees of our "Help & Support" department. In such a rare case, we will promptly investigate the circumstances and offer extensive support! Of course, this does not apply to charity donations and tips.
Your excursion participation includes a general accident or/and health insurance that is guaranteed by our partners at all operations! In doing so, it cooperates with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), which includes possible personal injury (terms of conditions § 5, 5.1). We strongly advise you always sign up for your own foreign health insurance on your trip to Thailand!
Should the weather conditions or/and the current traffic situation worsen on a running excursion, the tour program can inevitably be adjusted. The on-site Thai authorities, in general, decide whether the excursion will take place or not. If serious safety concerns arise on the day of the trip, the excursion can cancel.
You can cancel your booking up to 3 days (72 hours) before the tour date. You will receive a refund, with the exception of the normal transaction or processing fees (terms and conditions: § 3). In the event of illness or injury, of course, we will refund the full amount. Please inform us via phone, up to 12 hours in advance, on-call no. (+66) 620 161 902.
Worked great from the start everything .Hat very well gefallen.Es was great food and very nice Fotos.Und look very happy the elephants 😉
Authentic elephant conservation experience with people who really care about well.
We booked the elephant shelter experience conveniently online from the hotel. About the friendly live chat support to the entire excursion program, everything was as described. We were picked up on time in the morning and greeted with cordiality and friendliness.
Our manageable group, including our 11 year old daughter, it was ideal. There were served us drinks on a shady veranda with views of the grounds, while us a lot of interesting facts ÜThe the elephants and their life was explained.
Later we were allowed to feed the gentle pachyderm from eigenener hand. The Elephants are beautiful creatures, quiet and gentle. Later we were then served a sumptuous Thai food. I highly recommend this experience absolutely. When I return in winter to Samui, I will come back in any case and look after the animals.
Nice to see that there are still people with heart
First, we were able to feed two elephants and make many beautiful pictures of it. Then we prepared food for the elephants. There was even a cub that was incredibly sweet. Next, there was a Thai food with lots of choice and also to nachnehmen. Highlight at the end of the day was the common swimming with the animals. Washing, stroking what clearly liked the elephant. Think it's great that no elephant rides offered here! This is about the well-being of the animals.
It has everything worked out great! And we liked it very much! You get the feeling that the elephant goes well! There are all very concerned that you had a great trip. There was also great food and very beautiful Foros! We recommend!
Clean, well fed and interesting
A very different tour than to rush in crowds from one to the next point. Peace and nature. Too bad that my sons were not the witness. I can recommend only everyone who has a heart for animals.