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Elephant Brush Down & Interaction


Activity Description

Children under 4 welcome free of charge.

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. Remember to wear flat walking shoes, sun hats and bring your camera.


Duration2 hours
WhenThis service is available all year.
WhereHartbeespoortdam Please use Booking Number as Reference on Payment Please arrive 30 min prior to start of program
WeatherThis service will be cancelled in severe weather conditions. Please call before you make any last minute bookings.
What to WearComfortable clothing, flat shoes and a sun hat.
Things to BringCamera, Sun Hat or sunscreen
Guests or SpectatorsWe have a lovely coffee bar where your guests can wait for you.


Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Heights0.0 m
Maximum Heights0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsElephant Interaction Walk Trunk in Hand Elephant Brushdown
ExclusionsElephant Back Ride Any additional items of a personal nature

Customer Reviews

Excellent. Elephant handlers professional, knowledgeable and extremely friendly. Samuel, our guide was awesome. My mother, who is 82 years old was with us, and Sam gave her special care and attention. Loved every minute. Thankyou. - Viljoen

Great day out. Superb staff, very friendly and informative. Highly recommend this visit. Thank you - Evan Willemse

We had the most incredible experience at the elephant sanctuary!! We did the elephant brush down interaction. This is one of the best things I have EVER done and I would HIGHLY recommend this to everyone!!!! :) - Anna Kostopoulos

Hello ladies and gents!! Short and sweet it was a experience of a life time and I've told everyone i know about it!! We are most definitely doing it again and again and again. But all credit must go to your staff they are awesome and made us feel right at home. Kind Regards Jaco & Melissa - Jaco Palmer

It was amazing. People were very friendly. - JJ Strydom

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