Sightseeing Tours & Safaris in Hazyview

Elephant Interaction in Hazyview

Elephant interactions, rides and tours in Hazyview. The ultimate African elephant experience in Africa, with full day experiences with these majestic beasts.Located close to Hazyview. Dedicated to securing the future of the African Elephant & sharing close encounters with these magnificent creatures with visitors of all ages.

Elephant Interaction (1 Hour) Experience the thrill of being close to these magnificent creatures & witness their intelligence, their compassionate nature and sheer delight interacting with their human counterparts. Touch the elephant, exchange trunk greetings and offer tasty treats while elephant handlers share their knowledge of elephant behaviour.

Interaction and Elephant Ride (1 Hour 30 minutes) Visitors interact and set off into the African bush on the back of the elephant. Enjoy a different perspective on a journey that was once a privilege reserved only for kings!

Sunset Interaction, Elephant Ride & Sundowners (1 Hour 45 minutes) Enjoy this afternoon amble with the elephant; walk with them or saddle-up and enjoy the view from high above the trees. Become a welcome and privileged member of the Elephant group while they peacefully carry out their evening routine. Complete a magical experience with a sundowner drink while listening to the sounds of the elephant settling to sleep.

Ultimate Elephant Experience (2 Hours) Experience the pleasure of interacting with the elephants & learn about their important role as wildlife ambassadors for the African Elephant. Set off into the African bush on the back of the elephant. During the ride you are able to stop at any time, to experience walking with the elephant too allowing you to get great photographs of the elephant in the bush. Enjoy a picnic as you, weather permitting, watch the elephant cavorting in the dam, and enjoying their mud bath.

Summary

Rates quoted per person

Elephant Whispers

Tours & Interactions

IN ZARPer AdultPer Child u/12 yrs
Elephant Interaction (1hr) 09h00, 12h00, 16h00R630R315
Interaction & Elephant Ride (1hr 30 Min) 09h00, 12h00, 16h00 R 1,155R600
Interaction, Ride & Lunch (1hr 30 Min + Lunch) 12h00R1,295R720
Early Morning Interaction & Ride (1hr 45 Min) 06h30 R1,295R720
Interaction, Ride & Sundowners (1hr 45 Min) 16h00R1,295R720
Ultimate Elephant Experience (2hr Min) 12h00R2,050R1,025
Day with Elephant (Min 2 PAX / Full Day) 07h00 - 17h30R3,080No under 12yrs
Rates include
  • VAT. In South African Rands. Subject to availability.
Rates Exclude:
  • Transfers to/from Elephant Whispers
  • Extra drinks and beverages
  • Telephone Calls
  • Curio Shop Purchases
CHILD POL ICY We welcome children of all ages (under adult supervision) for the Elephant Interactions. The minimum age for the Elephant Ride is 4 years. Children age thirteen years and over will be charged the full adult rate. Children riding the elephant must be accompanied by a parent, or guardian, and will be at the discretion of management.
Rates are subject to increases by operator

WHAT TO TAKE

  • Comfortable walking shoes.
  • Light comfortable clothing for day tours,especially during summer. A jacket for the early morning and late afternoon winter programme.
  • For the early morning and late afternoon programmes in the summertime, it is wise to apply mosquito repellent.
  • For your comfort it is advisable to wear long trousers and closed shoes when riding the elephant.
  • Sun hat,sunglasses and sunblock.
  • Camera with a spare memory card and extra batteries.

ARRIVAL TIME

Guests are requested to arrive 15 minutes before their elephant activity is scheduled to start.

HOW TO GET THERE

Address: R 40, Hazyview, Mpumalanga Directions from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
  • Exit the airport, at the T-junction turn right towards White River.
  • Turn left at the next T-junction and immediately right towards Plaston (R538).
  • Carry on straight for 8.7km until you get to the first traffic lights in White River (Mosque is on your left hand side) and turn right onto the R40 towards Hazyview (travelling for approximately 45km)
  • At the T-junction turn left into Hazyview and continue straight through the C.B.D.
  • Pass the Total Filling Station on your left
  • 500m further down the R40 on you will find Perry’s Bridge Trading Post on your left hand side.
  • Cross over the stop street, continue past Hippo Hollow on your left hand side, cross the Sabie River, and a short distance after that turn left into Elephant Whispers.
Directions from Gauteng/Pretoria to Elephant Whispers
  • Take the N4 or the N12 to Nelspruit via Witbank and Middleburg.
  • Approximately 7 km before Nelspruit, turn left on the new off-ramp towards White River/R40.
  • Follow all signs directing towards White River.
  • As you approach White River proceed straight through the 1st set of traffic lights (Sabie turnoff on the left, Spur restaurant on the right).
  • At the next set of traffic lights turn left.
  • Turn right at the following set (signposted Lowveld Info).
  • Continue along this road and turn left at the 2nd set of traffic lights onto the R40 towards Hazyview (for approximately 45km).
  • At the T-junction turn left into Hazyview and continue straight through the C.B.D.
  • Pass the Total Filling Station on your left
  • 500m further down the R40 on you will find Perry’s Bridge Trading Post on your left hand side.
  • Cross over the stop street, continue past Hippo Hollow on your left hand side, cross the Sabie River, and a short distance after that turn left into Elephant Whispers.
GPS CO -ORDINAT ES SOUTH -25° 1’ 39.2268” | EAST 31° 7’ 30.9822”
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