Tree Tops Elephant Reserve Phuket

Tree Tops Elephant Reserve Phuket

A truly ethical elephant sanctuary [toc] Tree Tops Elephant Reserve Phuket is a truly ethical elephant sanctuary. It might come to you as a surprise, but not all 'sanctuaries' are actually ethical. The growing number of travellers who love and respect elephants are wondering what is going on with all the sanctuaries in Phuket? Yes, the large majority agrees that trekking must stop, but... not all sanctuaries are ethical? It

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Where to See Monkeys in Phuket? – Monkey Hill Phuket Town

Monkey Hill Phuket

Where to See Monkeys in Phuket? [toc] Update: Monkeys are unpredictable and can be dangerous! Never feed them by hand. Accidents are not unusual and they are not worth risking your holiday or even your life! Phuket Monkey Hill is the best-known monkey playground on the island, a hill covered with immense red and white antennas in the back of Phuket Town. That hill may be easy to see, but

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Aquaria Phuket at Central Floresta – Phuket New Aquarium

Phuket Aquaria at Central Floresta

How is Phuket Town new aquarium? [toc] Aquaria Phuket is a new attraction in Phuket town, on the lower floor of the immense Central Floresta, (part of Central Festival). The place covers a large surface, and it is advertised as the largest aquarium in Thailand, with 25,000 animals and 300 species, which we didn’t take the time to count. The surface is indeed impressive but How does Aquaria look like?

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Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket – Phuket Elephant Bathing

Phuket Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

Where can I bathe with elephants in Phuket? [toc] The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket gives visitors a unique chance to get close to elephants in a fun way. Here, no one rides the animals; the old controversial elephant trekking time is over. In an Elephant Sanctuary, you feed, play and bathe adults and baby elephants in a way you never experienced before. However, keep in mind that bathing with elephants

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Phuket Elephant Trekking

Phuket Elephant Trekking

Elephant Trekking in Phuket [toc] Phuket Elephant Trekking is not cool anymore! Now comes the true 'Ethical Elephant Sanctuaries', where elephant rescued from a terrible life of labour can finally be free. Note that ethical sanctuaries are not to be confused with  Elephant camps where you get to bathe with the elephants. It also encourages other old fashioned trekking camps to switch to this more ethical activity. People love elephants

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Phuket Bird Park

Phuket Bird Park

What to see at Phuket Bird Park [toc] Phuket Bird Park is a recent addition to the growing list of attractions in Phuket. What you absolutely need to know is that there are actually two bird parks selling a show at the same 500 baht rates and in the same area near Wat Chalong. The original Phuket Bird Park is a lot larger (12 acres) than the other small one

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Phuket Zoo – Should You Visit?

Phuket Zoo

Should You Visit Phuket Zoo? [toc] Phuket Zoo has been the subject of countless talks, discussion and arguing for almost two decades. Few liked it, most hated it and few judge it without having visited it because it's a zoo, and by definition: zoos are bad. I visited 2 times in 20 years (Phuket Zoo opened in 1997) and never liked it. The first times, yes it was dreadful animals

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