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*All distances listed are as the crow flies, and not actual travel distances.
Situated off the main highway between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, the Knysna Elephant Park is a sanctuary established in 1994 to provide a safe home for rescued and orphaned elephants. The beautiful farm on which it is located is in the forested and scenic part of Harkerville, ideal for these giant pachyderms to roam.
The park offers a number of experiences. On the standard tour, guests are driven to the elephant enclosure for close up encounters and can stay for as long as they wish. Buy a snack bucket to feed the elephants. Other tour options include walking with or riding on the elephants. Both of these tours end with refreshments and snacks. Vastly reduced pricing encourages school groups to visit the park for an educational and fun outing. All tours are overseen by elephant handlers and tour guides to ensure the safety of all.
The docile and gentle elephants in the park are regularly used... Show more
This is the ultimate experience for guests wanting to get close to nature without compromising on comfort. Guests can usually choose to stay half board, with breakfast, lunch and selected drinks covered, or full board, with all meals and selected drinks, at the game lodge of their choice. All guests will enjoy luxury amenities; with unique touches to decor and layout that enhance their stay in gorgeous natural surrounds. Wildlife and birdlife is abundant in the areas the lodges are located in, and guests will often have the opportunity to get up-close and personal with the animals, without leaving the lodge. For those in search of the more reclusive animals in the areas, often including the Big Five, game drives are offered. Getaway and experience the beauty of Africa’s bushlife, while staying in supreme luxury at one of our many Game Lodges.