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Khaolak: Elephant Sanctuary with Turtle Conservation Center

Khaolak: Elephant Sanctuary with Turtle Conservation Center

From US$ 103.68 per person

Learn about and observe rescued elephants and sea turtles at two sanctuaries. Experience local nature while riding a bamboo raft along the stream and be energized by its cool refreshing waters.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. Please show your mobile confirmation when approached by your guide.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Visit Sea Turtle Conservation Center for a close turtle encounter.
  • Feed them! and bathe with your gentle giants.
  • Hop on a bamboo raft and explore a centuries-old method of transportation
  • Interact with the elephants at a sanctuary while also learning about their story
  • Enjoy an authentic Thai lunch at a local restaurant at the waterfall
Full description

Start your adventure bright and early with complimentary pickup from your hotel in Khao Lak. Enjoy the sights of local life in the southern part of Thailand as you drive to your first stop. Wang Kiang Koo waterfall, where our local paddlers await us at the river bank. With their gigantic bamboo raft waiting for us to hop on, see our paddler in action maneuvering the raft along the stream of Kiang Koo waterfall. After the unforgettable experience with the bamboo rafting with a blast from the past, enjoy playing in crystal clear refreshing water. Next, visit the Sea Turtle Conservation Center for a close turtle encounter. Hear about their species and how they were rescued. Explore the conservation center and meet different sizes of turtles, species, and colors. Then, visit Wat Lak Kaen. One of the oldest and most significant temples in the area, hear the story of the Buddha's holy relic. From here, head to a local restaurant located at Wang Kiang Koo waterfall and savor a delicious southern Thai set lunch. Then, set off on your next adventure visiting an elephant sanctuary and meeting the friendly giants. Hear about their individual stories and how they were rescued. Interact with them by giving a meal for the elephants with the loving elephant carer (mahout), then bathe the elephants in a fun mud spa. Lastly, feed them from your own hands while taking some exciting new photos for your Instagram. After your adventurous day, hop back on the van transferring back to your hotel.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Khao Lak area
  • Thai set lunch
  • Temple Visit & Fee
  • Bamboo raft experience
  • Refreshments (water and cola)
  • Elephant sanctuary experience
  • Sea Turtle Conservation Center Entrance Fee
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Cash
  • Passport, copy accepted
  • Sarong

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine.
  • Bring extra set of clothing
  • Visiting a temple - Temple clothing required
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Great day out. Packs so much into a full day

October 26, 2022

Product ID: 426337