The Elephant Encounter Safari affords the opportunity to unobtrusively interact with some of the biggest personalities in Africa, in a pristine wilderness environment overflowing with raw natural beauty.
You will spend time and connect with elephants in the most positive and natural way possible.
An open-design thatch Boma gives guests an uninterrupted view of the beautiful Masuwe River, and against this breath-taking backdrop, guests will be given an insightful and educational presentation on the Elephant Sanctuary and Orphanage. The sanctuary was founded on the principle of conservation, and one of the most effective ways to evoke a sense of environmental responsibility is to show what stands to be lost.
You will have an opportunity to talk to guides that have journeyed – physically and metaphorically, incredible distances with these elephants, and learn more about the complexities of the individuals and the herd structures. You will learn about the elephant as well as their history and how they came to be in our care as well as the threats facing elephant populations today, in an interesting and informative talk.
You will venture out into the bush to spend time with the elephant and the sight of the gentle grey mammals up close and personal will be imprinted on guests’ minds’ long after they have returned home. Witness the special relationship the elephant keepers share with the animals and become a part of it. You will have the opportunity to take photographs with the elephants, marvel at their size and watch them behaving normally; browsing and interacting with one another.
After the Elephant Sanctuary with these amazing creatures, you will be offered a selection of refreshments in the cool of the Elephant Wallow. A transfer back to Victoria Falls concludes the experience.
Minimum age: Children aged 5 to 12 may participate if accompanied by a parent. Management retains the right to refuse a child, whom they feel is unsuitable for the activity, for any reason. Children 5-11 years are half price; over 12 pay full price.