At this South Africa Nature Reserve in Knysna, guests can combine truly fascinating Elephant experiences with easy access to exciting Garden Route attractions which are nearby. The Knysna Elephant Park is conveniently located close to both Plettenberg Bay and Knysna.
Through dedicated care and a successful free-range controlled system of management, orphaned Elephant on this Nature Reserve in Knysna, South Africa can browse and walk in peace. The Knysna Elephant Park was founded in 1994 in order to provide the best possible home to any Elephant in need. Guides and handlers are with them constantly while they interact and live amongst humans. They are treated with respect and never asked to perform tricks or behave unnaturally.
Knysna Elephant Park operates under strict responsible tourism and Elephant management guidelines and has also adopted the local underprivileged school as part of its social investment programme. Volunteers come from around the world to participate in skills transfer projects which includes teaching at the school.
Knysna Elephant Park is 22km (14 miles) from Knysna and 10km (6 miles) from Plettenberg Bay. A transport service has just been introduced to key points in Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.
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