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Overall 20 years of local experience, we are one of the leading tour operators on the island. Licensed by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) under number 33/06350 and registered for arranging tourist services, we love helping you to organize your holiday day trips on the island of Koh Samui. Sunny greetings!
The elephant's haven on Koh Samui is a half-day animal activity in the sanctuary for rescued elephants. The elephants who now live there have previously an exhausting and sometimes unjust life in the labor service and can now enjoy a quieter life in a natural environment. Watch the animals play together in a mud pit and a purpose-built pool, and support this ethical form of elephant tourism with your visit. A one-time activity for all ages.
This activity takes place twice aday and is specially developed for hotel guests. Unfortunately, this activity is not available for cruise guests! As usual, 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 refunded promptly.
Pickup at your Hotel
We will pick you up with an air-conditioned minibus for the morning program between 7:20 a.m. and 8:20 a.m. or in the afternoon between 1:00 p.m. and 1:50 p.m. at your specified accommodation, and then guide you in the east of Koh Samui. Step by step, all other participants are collected for this activity until the entire travel group is completely together. Then your adventure begins!
A special kind of activity is a visit by the elephants. After a friendly greeting and explanation of the project to protect the pachyderm, you have the time and opportunity to prepare a meal with subsequent feeding. After that, take your time watching the animals if they walk around or take a bath in the pool. Finally, you will be served a delicious vegetarian Thai buffet.
Return to your Hotel
We will pick you up around 12:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. with an air-conditioned minibus in the east, and then guide you back to the accommodation you have deposited. Step by step, all other participants of the activity will be dropped off until the entire tour group has completely reached their accommodations. - Please don't forget to rate us afterward! Thanks a lot
After your booking
You will receive your booking confirmation via email as well as another notification your tour voucher attached. To guarantee a smooth process, please read carefully all details and show your tour voucher to the waiting driver in front of your specified accommodation (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 be shifted to another day.
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.
Frequently asked Questions
What do I need to bring with me?
The following points should be noted: • Your passport details for the insurance. • A refillable water bottle as there are cooled water dispensers. • Sunglasses and a cap or hat to protect you from the sun. • Sunscreen & mosquito spray. • Pair of closed shoes. • Clothes that sometimes get dirty, but not bikinis, low-cut tops or short-cut shorts.
When is the pick-up time?
Our dedicated partners always endeavor to accept incoming bookings until the latest possible time. Instead of this reason, the pick-up route around the island is calculated relatively late (Late bookings affect the pick-up time of all participants). You will receive your voucher and pick-up time in a timely manner! Please don't worry!
Great booking process. This tour is highly recommended if you are really interested in the welfare of the animals. The nurses give everything and the individual histories of the rescued animals is really heartbreaking. super you get info from the nurses Plus info how to identify a reputable sanctuary. Please any offers with elephant riding, swimming, etc. book. For this purpose, the animals are incredibly tortured.
The whole family has the visit to the elephant particularly liked. Our children knew elephants from a distance at the zoo. They can now be seen in a sprawling complex swimming and playing, was very moving. It is reassuring to see that there are too many animal lovers who support this. We were in a small group there, but not alone.
We really had the feeling that it very goes well the animals. It was always for the welfare of the elephants endeavor but also about our trip. We do not know how the other detention centers on Koh Samui but this one has us to very much.
feed elephants, bathe and take photos. And more. Did I really liked very good. The animals looked with love and they are well treated. Horseback riding and such things are not allowed. Super trip!
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It was a great experience to see the elephants so peaceful and close. We were also to explain a lot and we have come to the animals very close. Apart from reibunglos and besterns organized the whole day. The grounds were super well maintained and the food was great! All around a day we will not forget so quickly.