Elephant Brush Down Experience

Code: Elephant Brush Down Experience
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Elephant Brush Down Experience


Guided Tour (trained Elephant Guide). Full Elephant Introduction in Forest and tour of the Sanctuary and night shelter. Touching and interacting with Elephants. Walking hand-in-trunk with Elephants. Feeding (Elephant Food of R30.00 included). The opportunity to purchase a DVD in full HD of your experience with the Elephants.

Guests are guided on foot through The Elephant Sanctuary. Guides will provide in-depth information and insight into African elephants. You will be introduced to our elephants in the forest area, and here you will be able to touch and interact with the elephants. You will see the special relationship that the elephant handlers share with their elephants and become a part of it. Walk trunk-in-hand with the elephants. See the night shelters where the elephants sleep at night. Guests learn about elephant anatomy and are able to feed them. On some hot or rainy days you may see the elephants swimming. Enjoy a drink and visit our curio shop. Remember to wear flat walking shoes, sun hats and bring your camera. Brushing the elephants down is offered on the Elephant Brush down Experience Tour which starts at 07h30 and 15h30. We offer various tours depending on the duration and intensity of experience you desire. The different tours are listed below with summaries as to what to expect and the rates.


  • Duration = 90 Minutes
    For children older than 14 years – adult prices apply.
  • Child Prices apply for children 4 – 14 years.
  • This service takes place twice a day – (07:30, 15:30). 7 days a week

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Provider: Elephant Sanctuary The Crags Plettenberg Bay
Duration: Open Ended
When: All year round
Where: ELEPHANT SANCTUARY, THE CRAGS, PLETTENBERG BAY: Animal Alley, The Crags, off the N2 near Natures Valley next to Monkeyland
WeatherThis service is not weather dependant
What to Wear: Comfortable clothes
Things to Bring: Camera
Guests or Spectators: Curio Shop Available


Minimum Age: 4 years

Minimum Height: 0.0 m
Maximum Height: 0.0 m
Fitness Level: No Fitness Requirement
Qualifications: Not Applicable
Maximum Weight: 0.0 kg
Certification: None Required
Experience Level: No Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsBrush Down Experience
·         Brushing the Elephants
·         Touching and interacting with Elephants
·         Walking hand-in-trunk with Elephants
·         Feeding (Elephant Food of R30.00 included)
·         The opportunity to purchase a DVD of your experience with the Elephants
Exclusions: Cost of DVD