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Elephant Brush Down Experience Voucher

Plettenberg Bay

Activity Description

Guided Tour (trained Elephant Guide). Full Elephant Introduction in Forest and tour of the Sanctuary and night shelter. Touching and interacting with Elephants. Walking hand-in-trunk with Elephants. Feeding (Elephant Food of R30.00 included). The opportunity to purchase a DVD in full HD 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 night shelters 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. 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.


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


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


Brush Down Experience
·         Brushing the Elephants
·         Touching and interacting with Elephants
·         Walking hand-in-trunk with Elephants
·         Feeding (Elephant Food of R30.00 included)
·         The opportunity to purchase a DVD of your experience with the Elephants

ExclusionsCost of DVD


Duration = 90 Minutes
FOR CHILDREN OLDER THAN 14 YEARSADULT PRICES APPLY. PLEASE NOT THAT CHILDREN’S AGES WILL BE VERIFIED ON ARRIVAL. Child Prices apply for children 4 – 14 years.This service takes place twice a day – (07:30, 15:30). 7 days a week


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Elephant Sanctuary Plettenberg Bay

Customer Reviews

Amazing !!!! It was a brilliant experience to meet the beautiful elephants and to hear their individual stories from the knowledgeable staff. It was great to interact with them and to learn , touch and feel these magnificent creatures. Thoroughly enjoyed it and we have recommended it to anyone we have met on our holiday who is visiting the area. Thank you ? - Sue

The most wonderful experience. Such majestic Ladies....all 4 of them, and not to mention the stunning big Boy. We absolutely loved the experience. Thank you so much. As for the young men who have the privilege of caring for these beautiful guys......well, they were absolutely fantastic Just an absolute stunning time for us. Well done to all the staff. We will be back Graham and Michele - Graham

We had the most wonderful experience with the Elephants! It was even more special being able to propose to my Fiance with the help of these beautiful animals. Andy was a very knowledgeable guide, as were the rest of the team. Thank you all for such a cool experience! - Julian

It was amazing. Highly recommend it to anyone. The guides are so friendly, the elephants are awesome! It was really a truly magical experience. - ELZANNE

It was a truly fantastic experience. All the guides were so knowledgeable and friendly and were amazing with my children. It was a day we will treasure forever and a special shout out to Patrick who knew the answer to every question asked, and we asked a lot! Thank you - Gemma

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