Knysna Elephant Park, Knysna

4.5
#1 of 14 in Wildlife in Knysna
Providing a safe home for orphaned and rescued wildlife, Knysna Elephant Park delivers an opportunity to hang out with the animal kingdom's gentle giants. While at the park, you can take photos with the elephants, feed them fruit, and see their natural habitat, in which they can wander freely and choose whether to interact with visitors. Put Knysna Elephant Park into our Knysna online vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Knysna.
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  • We went through the one morning to experience the elephants. It was really memorable to see the elephants in person and walk with them. We really left happy. Some things that I must point out: It may ...  more »
  • We had a wonderful experience with the staff and Elephants at Knysna. The staff were a plethora of knowledge and made sure the elephants were very well looked after. We had booked to the breakfast wal...  more »
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  • My husband and I visited the park this morning. What a wonderful experience. I have read some of the remarks regarding not enough time with the elephants and being rushed, but would not agree with these comments. Our guide Mac was wonderful and we would highly recommend this visit. Just loved it
  • This was a really cool experience. Once you arrive, they put you into a tour group. You start off by watching a quick video and listening to some common sense safety instructions. After that, they drive you a couple of minutes into the park to see the elephants. During the first part of the experience, you can feed the elephants out of a bucket of fruits and vegetables that you can buy when you purchase your tickets. After that, you break into smaller groups where you have a chance to take pictures with the elephants and ask questions. They're really regimented about how you interact with the elephants, so you don't get to just roam around on your own. It's also a pretty short experience. We were in and out in about an hour. However, I would still recommend it. There's not many places where you can touch or feed an elephant, and all the money goes to a good cause. If you end up going, I would recommend you buy a bucket of food for each person in your group since it goes fast.
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