If you truly want to experience the mystery and depth of the heart of Africa, find it in the soulful eyes of an African Elephant. While seated high upon the mighty shoulders of these gentle giants, slowly walk past all of Africa's wildlife, without the game even being aware of your presence.
Elephants, the largest of all land mammals, truly are the finest traveling companions. Their soulful eyes and peaceful natures are guaranteed to steal your heart and make every moment with these awesome beasts unforgettable. This is the ultimate African adventure quest.
Pilanesberg National Park, Sun City
At the foothills of the ancient Pilanesberg mountains lies the "Elephant Wallow". Join the highly sociable Sharu, Sapi, Chikwenya, Michael and Mana here for one of the most sensational African experiences!
Sunrise safari: 06h00 in summer, 08h00 in winter.
Mid-morning safari: 08h00 in summer, 10h00 in winter.
Sunset safari: 15h30 all year round.
Please note: A maximum of 10 people allowed per booking. No children under 5 years old.
How to get there:
Guests will be picked up from the Game Trackers Outdoor Adventures desk located at the Welcome Centre at Sun City, which is situated a mere 2 hours from Johannesburg with easy routes from both Pretoria and Johannesburg.
The guests are then transferred through the Letsatsing Game Park to the "Elephant Wallow" where they are introduced to the elephants and their handlers.
After the elephant experience, which lasts about 1 hour, guests return to the "Elephant Wallow" where light snacks are served while spending more time with the elephants. Everyone is then taken back to the Sun City Welcome Centre. The entire experience takes about 3 hours.
Other Elephant-safari locations:
Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve (Mpumalanga)
Hartbeespoort (North West Province)
Kapama Game Reserve (Limpopo Province)
Knysna (Western Cape)
Plettenberg Bay (Eastern Cape)
Addo Elephant Park (Eastern Cape)