Elephant sanctuary volunteering in Thailand
Oyster Worldwide (3)
Working with rescued elephants from Bangkok, participants care for the elephants and help to ensure they have a peaceful and restful life in the sanctuary. A wildlife sanctuary is located on the same site, home to primates, bears, birds and more.
- animal interaction
- animal rehabilitation
- community awareness
- habitat restoration/management
Weekly cost (approx USD):
Direct benefits you gain:
- cultural integration
- remote scenic location
Noteworthy conservation points:
- development goals (supporting local community)
- ethical rehabilitation centre/practices
Shared accommodation in the sanctuary, rooms of 2-5.
When does the project run?
Throughout the year.
accommodation included, food included, electricity, local shops, refillable drinking water, shower (cold), toilet (western), wifi
The accommodation within the sanctuary is comfortable but basic.
How long can I stay?
- General level of fitness is required as work can be hard in the heat.
- Participants must be 18+.
Details of the day-to-day life on the project:
One week - $1169
Two weeks - $1461
Each additional week - $293
Daily tasks include feeding, maintenance, hands-on elephant care and enrichment.
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