About EJS

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary is an ethical and sustainable eco-tourism project based in Thailand. Founded in July 2014, it began as a joint initiative between members of the Karen hill-tribes of Northern Thailand and Chiang Mai locals who were concerned about the welfare of elephants in Thailand. We currently care for elephants at locations in 4 provinces throughout Thailand - Chiang Mai, Phuket, Pattaya, and Koh Samui.

Our hope is to lead by example and contribute to a positive change in the perception of elephants; to witness a future where elephants are not poached, ridden, overworked, or abused, and are instead treated with care, love, and respect.

Chiang Mai

We offer Half Day, Full Day, and Overnight Stay options to visit our sanctuary. You will be feeding, bathing and even playing with the elephants. It is also important to us that you learn as much as possible about the elephants and why it is important to protect them. Every program will join special program PE. (physical examination) to elephants.

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Visit Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket, the first ever operational elephant Sanctuary in Phuket province. We offer Half Day, Full Day, and hourly options to visit our sanctuary. Explore the elephant's world with love and care for them.

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Visit Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Pattaya, the first ever operational elephant sanctuary in Chonburi province.

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Visit the newly established Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Samui, We offer Half Day program to visit our sanctuary.

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EJS Shop

Purchase EJS merchandise, specialty coffee beans, and food for our elephants from the official Elephant Jungle Sanctuary online shop! 100% of the proceeds from your purchase will be used to fund our projects and will contribute directly towards the wellbeing of elephants and Mahouts.

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The Care Project Foundation

A non-profit. The Care Project is aimed at doing extracurricular activities that either directly benefits the plight of domestic elephants, or, the communities where the elephants are being housed, i.e. schools, women empowerment programs, education program.

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What Our Friends Say!

‘An amazing experience which I will always be thankful for. Good help staff highly recommend it Chiang Mai Thailand elephant jungle sanctuary’

Dray Lewis

‘Such an amazing experience! The staff was so nice and funny. The food was delicious!!!!! The elephants are such big but gentle giants. You will not be disappointed’

Nicole NeShaye

’Brilliant! Swam with a elephant. What a truly magical experience. Highlight of all our trips to Thailand. Took our kids and they loved it too. Great for the whole family.’

Brett Durston

’I absolutely loved this and would highly recommend others to use this company for this amazing once in a life time experience’

Stephany Jackson

’It’s a one of a kind experience! They are very very adorable. A must visit when you go to Phuket! Wonderful hospitality! The lunch that was served was lip smacking!’

Niharika Kabra

’No words to explain this place. Amazing work, amazing experience.... we had a perfect day with you guys!’

Lais Doro

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