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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. 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 Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

Includes Elephant Back Riding
Touching and interacting with Elephants.
Walking hand-in-trunk with Elephants.
Feeding (Elephant Food of R30.00 included)

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.

Notes

Duration = 90 Minutes
CHILD PRICE APPLY FOR CHILDREN 14 YEARS AND YOUNGER. FOR CHILDREN OVER 14 YEARS ADULT PRICES APPLY. PLEASE NOT THAT CHILDREN’S AGES WILL BE VERIFIED ON ARRIVAL. Children (4-8yrs no riding).

Customer Reviews

Great Experience Thanks - Michael Loubser


A great experience with the elephants. It was a very intimate experience and would recommend for anyone going along the Garden Route. - Victor Figueroa


It was a great experience for our Family! First time in south africa, first elephants :-) - Andreas Römmen


Friendly, welcoming staff. They were helpful, knowledgeable and reassuring. The elephants had personality and a bit of attitude! The weather was kind on our visit - dry, and not too hot. Elephant ride was awesome! - David Langbridge


Wonderful experience meeting these exquisite elephants. absolutely loved it - damien muligan




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