COUNTRY: South Africa
Get up-close-and-personal with nature at Knysna Elephant Park. With the help of the resident African elephants and the well-informed guides- you will learn about the sad and mystical story of the Knysna Elephants – the world’s Southern most elephants. The park offers a rare and exciting opportunity to get close to these gentle giants, who live in a controlled, free range environment in the heart of the famous Garden Route...
The Knysna Elephant Park was born of the struggle by the Elephants in the Knysna Forest, who for many years roamed freely in large numbers in their natural forest habitat. Today, a sad testimony to our society’s conservational failure, a mere 3 have been reported to survive in the dwindled forest area, making their future uncertain
Knysna and its surrounds is an area rich in natural beauty and history, with the ‘World’s most southerly elephants’, (Big feet), forming an integral part of this fascinating history. Though small in the face of the African Elephants plight across the continent, the sad story of the Knysna elephant and their demise is perhaps true.
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