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Elephant Sanctuary - Learn more and interact with grey giants just outside Johannesburg and Pretoria. Unforgetable experiences awaits for those who join. Depart from Johannesburg or Pretoria
Visit the well known Elephant Sanctuary Tour near Hartebeestpoortdam. The Elephant Sanctuary has African elephants and offers an interactive elephant experience. At the sanctuary you will get to know a lot about elephants, touch them and interact with them on this tour. A once in a lifetime experience. Get close up pictures of these giants. Started in 1999, the Elephant Sanctuary, grew from five elephants to a total of twelve African Elephants (Loxodonta Africana). These Elephants have been domesticated through positive reinforcement animal management principles, these Elephants have been domesticated and as a result, provide us with the unique opportunity to interact with them. Visitors on this tour are taken on a journey into the world of the African elephant and are guided through an unforgettable experience with these magnificent creatures. Visitors to the sanctuary will be able to feed, touch and get to know these elephant. Visitors will get the incredible opportunity to walk hand-in-trunk with the elephants. Enter the world of the Elephant with Elephant Back Riding. At an additional cost. Bare-back Elephant Back Riding enables us as humans to feel the power and bulk of an elephant in contrast with the quietness, delicateness and grace of these mammoth creatures' movement as they walk/glide across the ground. Understand the height at which an elephant stands and experience their environment from an elephant's perspective.
Overnight accommodation is also available at the sanctuary. Recently the Elephant Sanctuary and the Monkey Sanctuary next door has merged into one property. Guests can enjoy a drink on the deck that overlooks the elephant boma. Don't forget to bring your camera, sun hat and flat walking shoes on the tour.
PRICE : 1 Person - R3200.00 / 2-3 People – R2050.00 pp / 4-12 People – R1500.00 pp