Elephant-Back Safaris in Pilanesberg
Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris – Half Day morning or afternoon excursions from Sun City: Comfortably nestled at the foothills of the ancient Pilanesberg mountains lies the “Elephant Wallow”, a special place where a unique relationship between nature true “King of the Beasts”, the African Elephant, and man find their lives closely intertwined …
Join Chikwenya, Sharu, Mana, Sapi and Michael for an extraordinary and exhilarating journey along ancient game trails. Seated comfortably on the back of Nature’s true “King of the Beasts”; experience an age-old African tradition whilst silently exploring the majestic Letsatsing Reserve and the secrets of their resident wildlife, unnoticed.
‘The Spirit of these Great Creatures will Never leave you!’
Being witness to this mutually enriching and rewarding relationship between man and elephant in a modern day Africa promises to add perspective to each visitor’s perception of the African elephant, and their on-going plight across our African Continent. With Wild Horizons as your experienced hosts, guests are encouraged to get close to these gentle giants and awarded the wonderful opportunity to learn more about them; their lifestyle, fascinating social bonds, intelligence and sometime mysterious behaviour.
Scheduled elephant-back safaris run daily, promising visitors much more than just a game-viewing experience, but a closer insight into the world’s largest mammal, the African Elephant.
» Elephant–Back Safaris: Scheduled trips leave from the Welcome Desk, Sun City. Guests are transferred to the “Elephant Wallow” where they are met by experienced Elephant Guides, who will host them on their safari. This elephant experience takes approximately 3 hours. Light snacks are served on “The Wallow” terrace after the safari. Return transfer is back to the Welcome Centre.
» Elephant Interaction: Guests are transferred to “The Elephant Wallow” from the Welcome Desk, Sun City. Experienced guides will host visitors through and elephant interaction where guests are encouraged to touch, feed, photograph and learn more about these amazing animals. This activity takes approximately 1 hour. Return transfer is back to the Welcome Centre.
» Groups: A variety of packages are offered to larger groups of visitors which may include safaris, or interaction experiences. Set menus for Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners can be arranged on the picturesque “Elephant Wallow” terrace. Click to view or make a booking: Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris