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Elephant Interaction


Activity Description

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. Remember to wear flat walking shoes, sun hats and bring your camera. Elephant Back Riding is a optional activity.
Children under 4 welcome and for free.


DurationOpen Ended
WhenThis tour is available all year.
WhereHartbeespoortdam Please use Invoice Number as Reference on Payment Please arrive 30 min prior to start of program
WeatherThis tour will only be canceled in extreme weather conditions.
What to WearComfortable clothing, sun hat and flat shoes for the walk.
Things to BringSun hat, money and don't forget your camera.
Guests or SpectatorsOnly booked guests can join the tour or they are welcome to wait for you at the Coffee Bar at the Monkey Sanctuary.


Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsElephant Interaction experience
ExclusionsElephant Back Ride that can be booked as a combo with the Interaction


Remember to wear flat walking shoes, sun hats and bring your camera. The Elephant Back Ride can be booked as a combo with the Interaction.

Customer Reviews

Most enjoyable morning thanks you. Staff were fantastic - Jude Cheketri

Was a wonderful experience, thank you again. Staff / handlers were knowledgeable, friendly and professional - Magdel Botha

Good morning Trust you are all very well. My overseas family, friends and I thoroughly enjoyed an absolutely wonderful day at the sanctuary. The staff were wonderful and of course the " Elephants" were incredible. We have all highly recommended the Elephant Sanctuary to many others already. Keep up your excellent work with the Elephants and the Monkeys - Nouleen Fioresi

We had a lovely experience at the Elephant Sanctuary. A huge thanks to your well informed tour guides. We had a lovely and very informative time! - Melanie Matthysen

OUTSTANDING experience! It was amazing to have close contact with the elephants. Thank you for the opportunity to experience this; I will most definitely be recommending your sanctuary. Its clear the keepers care for the Elephants and have a mutual trust relationship. - Tracey hillier

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