Elephant Rides

Please note: As of the 1st of March 2018, rides will no longer be available.

A Unique African Encounter

A once in a lifetime opportunity to enjoy an elephant back ride on one of these incredible creatures. Bookings required.

Join our herd, as the trail leads through the Park, offering you spectacular views of the Outeniqua mountains and the Knysna forest. This amazing experience is rounded off with light refreshments at the Elephant Park restaurant or Elephant Boma. All elephant rides are conducted according to strict welfare guidelines. No saddles are used and the entire herd stays together.

Limited availability – only two rides per day are permitted
Long trousers & comfortable walking shoes are advised
Bookings are essential
Rides are weather permitting

Experience Duration: Your Elephant Experience will be approximately 1- 1.5 hours. This includes the ride of 20-30 minutes, an interactive elephant tour (including an elephant snack bucket) and refreshments at the Indlovu Café after the ride.

Please note that elephant rides and walks may be conducted simultaneously, depending on the number of guests.

Elephant Ride Rates

Adults R1050
Children 5-12 years R490
Min – 2 Persons   
Max – 6 persons  
Departure Times:   
Summer – 07h00 or 16h00   |  Winter – 07h30 or 16h00