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New One Day Volunteer Program

at Samui Elephant Sanctuary


Samui Elephant Sanctuary is now offering a one day volunteer program on Saturday and Sunday to people who would like to spend a whole day at our elephant sanctuary, learning about the elephants, preparing food for them, and helping to care for our rescued herds.


Volunteer with Elephants

Cut, wash and prepare for for our elephants


Single Day Volunteer Program

Spend a day at our sanctuary helping to care for the elephants

One Day Volunteer Schedule

7:00 - 8:30 am -  Pick up from accommodation on Koh Samui

9:00 - 11:30 am - Join with other visitors for the morning tour at Samui Elephant Sanctuary

11:30 - 12:00 pm - Vegetarian lunch

12:00 - 13:00 pm - Break time to relax and observe the elephants

13:00 - 14:00 pm - Prepare elephant food including, making banana rice balls & making up bags of fruit for the afternoon visitors

14:00 - 16:30 pm - Afternoon activities will depend on what needs to be done at the sanctuary and may include unloading bananas  or pineapple leaves, washing fruit, cutting grass, planting banana trees, cutting bananas for the elephants etc.

16:30 - 17:00 pm - Light vegetarian dinner

17:00 pm - Depart from Samui Elephant Sanctuary

Please note that the schedule for our new Volunteer Program is flexible and

so the times & activities may vary a little from the details above


ADULTS 18 yrs + = 4,500 Baht 

CHILDREN 12-17 yrs old = 3,000 Baht

(Children must be accompanied by their parents)


  • Round trip transportation to & from your hotel

  • Accident Insurance

  • Food & Beverages - 2 meals (snacks available at any time)

  • Volunteer T-shirt

  • English speaking tour guide 


For more information about our Volunteer Program contact:

Office No.: (+66) 095 269 8343



  • Spare change of clothes 

  • Towel (in case you would like to shower before leaving)

  • Gardening gloves 

  • Long sleeve shirt

  • Hat

  • Sunglasses 

  • Sunscreen

  • Copy of passport

  • Rain coat in the rainy season

* Volunteer program is open on Saturday & Sunday only *

Please bring cash in Thai baht for your payment. 

Please make reservation 3 days in advance.

Book to Volunteer at Samui Elephant Sanctuary


 By volunteering at Samui Elephant Sanctuary you are supporting a

sustainable & compassionate approach to elephant tourism.

We appreciate your kind support to help care for our elephants


THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR elephants as a volunteer

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