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Full Elephant Experience Tour

Plettenberg Bay

Activity Description

7 days a week. 1 Hour 15 min tour. Guided Tour (trained elephant Guide). Full Elephant Introduction in Forest. Touching and interacting with Elephants. Walking hand-in-trunk with Elephants. Feeding (Elephant Food of R30.00 included). Includes Elephant Back Riding. Should an adult guest be unable to ride deduct R400.00 from the Cost. The opportunity to purchase a DVD of your experience with the Elephants

Guests are guided on foot through The Elephant Sanctuary. Guides will provide in-depth information and insight into African elephants. You will be introduced to our elephants in the forest area, and here you will be able to touch and interact with the elephants. You will see the special relationship that the elephant handlers share with their elephants and become a part of it. Walk trunk-in-hand with the elephants. See the stables where the elephants sleep at night. Guests learn about elephant anatomy and are able to feed them. On some hot or rainy days you may see the elephants swimming. Enjoy a drink and visit our curio shop. Remember to wear flat walking shoes, sun hats and bring your camera. Brushing the elephants down is offered on the Elephant Brush down Experience Tour which starts at 07h30 and 15h30. Elephant Back Riding is a stand-alone activity or an optional extra. We offer various tours depending on the duration and intensity of experience you desire. The different tours are listed below with summaries as to what to expect and the rates.

Arrangements

DurationOpen Ended
WhenAll year round
WhereELEPHANT SANCTUARY, THE CRAGS, PLETTENBERG BAY: Animal Alley, The Crags, off the N2 near Natures Valley next to Monkeyland
WeatherThis service is not weather dependant
What to WearComfortable clothes
Things to BringCamera
Guests or SpectatorsCurio Shop Available

Requirements

Minimum Age4 years
Minimum Heights0.0 m
Maximum Heights0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsIncludes Elephant Back Riding Touching and interacting with Elephants. Walking hand-in-trunk with Elephants. Feeding (Elephant Food of R30.00 included) Should an adult guest be unable to ride deduct R400.00 from the Cost - Refund
ExclusionsFOR CHILDREN OLDER THAN 14 YEARS – ADULT PRICES APPLY. PLEASE NOT THAT CHILDREN’S AGES WILL BE VERIFIED ON ARRIVAL. Children must be minimum of 8 years old to ride elephants. Child Prices apply for children 8 – 14 years.

Customer Reviews

THIS WAS SUCH AN AWESOME EXPERIENCE. I LOVED THE WALKING, INTERACTING AND RIDING WITH THE ELEPHANTS. STAFF WERE SO FRIENDLY AND KNOWLEDGEABLE. GROUNDS LOOKED WELL KEPT AND CARED FOR.....AS DID THE ELEPHANTS DVD OF EXPERIENCE WAS WELL PRESENTED. I WISHED THAT THE RIDING OF THE ELEPHANTS HAD BEEN PHOTOGRAPHED TOO AND INCLUDED IN THE DVD, AS I HAD NO CAMERA. A VISITOR ON THE TOUR, FORTUNATELY TOOK PHOTOS OF ME RIDING AND EMAILED THEM TO ME. OTHERWISE, IT WOULD HAVE BEEN AN INCOMPLETE RECORD AND DISAPPOINTING. A MOST WORTHWHILE, SPECIAL OCASSION INTERACTING WITH THE SPECIAL, SPECIAL ELEPHANTS!! - MARGIE PLAMPIN


Such a lovely place to visit, with devoted staff. It was so great to get up close to these wonderful animals. Can't wait to return to see how things are coming along. - Karen Toogood


amazing experience. Highlight of our trip! - Ben Yates


It was an amazing experience! To be up close and personal to these magnificent animals was truly a blessing. The ride was surprisingly fast. Elephants do not look like they can move that fast!! - Ros Smith


We had the most Amazing experience with our teen kids!! We highly recommend it - the friendliness and knowledge of the elephant caretakers was impressive. Thank you for a truly memorable experience! - MELANIE SWIFT




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