The Koh Chang Elephants are retired elephants from all over
Each Koh Chang Elephant has its own history and is now in retirement on Koh
Chang. He/she is specially chosen by Kingphant to join the group. Each elephant has had a hard life, is
unique and was always alone. Their life was lonely and hard work. They have no family and are now together as
a new family. They hope to spend a long time in their new surroundings. It is now time for peace, a chat with others and visitors. Meet and greet the elephants at
They hope to see a lot of visitors to have a chat with and maybe take their picture.
As long as the elephants don't have to work everything is ok.
The flag of Thailand used to be a white elephant on a red background.
Most elephants in Thailand, approx 4000, are looked after. A few live in National Parks.
In 1900 there were more than 100,000 elephants in Thailand.
Thailand has an elephant day every year to give attention to make people aware.