Knysna Elephant Park, Knysna

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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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  • Elephants are being treated with love and care. Great encounter ! The guides are friendly and will learn you allot  more »
  • Best experience I had in a very long time, amazing time spent with these gracious giants. I would definitely recommend it to anyone.  more »
  • Can't understand why it has taken us so long to visit this Park. Great pensioner price and fabulous staff. We loved the opportunity to get up close and personal with these majestic creatures. You...  more »
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  • Spent a brilliant morning here. The tour with the elephants started with a tractor ride. Then we got to feed the elephants before being split in small groups of 3-4 and getting a chance to ask questions and get up close with the grey giants. The toddler was done after that so we hopped on the next tractor back, but it was made clear we could feel free to hang out as long as possible with the elephants. The next highlight was the lovely garden and two playgrounds which kept the toddler busy while we enjoyed coffee and checked out the store. Highly recommended.
  • It's not a zoo. Don't expect to spend hours there. It's a really nice 1 hour+ stop to know more about the elephants and support the effort of raising orphans elephants before they can be old or big enough to be released to reserves. We had a great time walking beside the gentle giants. Do wear covered shoes. Trust me, your foot will be happier.
  • Awesome experience. Being so close to these great animals...Elephants, surely in a class of their own. Such gentle giants when treated well and respected. God surely gave us so much to enjoy and be thankful for. Wow.....
  • We enjoyed every minute of our visit. Well done!! The staff is friendly with everyone being able to assit and answer every question. The food in the coffee shop was great. We will visit again😘
  • A great experience, feeding and touching these magnificent creatures! The guides were knowledgeable and very friendly. They do a lot for these elephants. I can definitely recommend this.
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