Knysna Elephant Park

Did you know that elephants are quite intelligent and hardly ever forget? Amazingly, a close encounter with an elephant is one of those epic experiences you live to narrate to your grandchildren!  

Knysna Elephant Park is the perfect place to create all your elephant memories. Here is why:

Rich History

Established in 1994, Knysna Elephant Park was the first of its kind in South Africa dedicated to fostering the magnificent orphaned African Elephant calves. Over the years, the park has grown and successfully raised up over 40 plus elephants. It has the largest domesticated matriarchal herd of 10 in the country.

knysna elephant park

NB: Feminist will love this fact!

A mature, experienced female elephant usually leads a matriarchal herd.

Management Style

Are you ready to stand next to the world’s largest land animal with the largest brains of any existing mammal in the world? Knysna Elephant Park is exactly where you need to be! Incredibly, at the park, you will have the opportunity to mingle and even get a selfie with the elephants upon their consent, simply super awesome!


Apart from watching the National Geographic channel and googling elephant facts, a visit to Knysna Elephant Park will equip you with firsthand knowledge and the plight of elephants’. This is paramount in ensuring the iconic mammal does not go extinct and the ecosystem is balanced.  

Nature Walk

Imagine the thrill of walking next to a 6000kg gentle giant! The no fences policy at the park is perfect for one on one-nature walks, you, the herd of elephants and a guide, simply perfection at its best!

Wedding Package

Love is Nature! Now imagine getting married in nature with an elephant as one of your bridesmaids, talk of creating a special bound with nature!