Visitors to the park are privileged to have a unique personal encounter with these gentle giants, and leave having gained a new-found respect for them, as well as a better understanding of the African elephant and its plight across continent.

Extraordinary Elephant Encounters

Facilities Include:

  • On-Site Research Unit
  • Volunteer Programme
  • Interpretation Centre
  • Restaurant and Playground
  • Curio Shop
  • Photographic & Video Department

Opening Hours:

The Park is open 365 days a year, from 08h30 (Summer) / 09h00 (Winter) to 16h00 daily. Early morning and Late afternoon encounters are conducted at 07h00 (Summer) / 07h30 (Winter) and 16h00 by reservation only.

Contact Details:

Knysna Elephant Park is located just off the N2 between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.

  • Telephone: +27 44 532 7732
  • General Enquiries:
  • Booking Enquiries:
  • Fax: +27 44 532 7763
  • GPS Coordinates: 34°02’17”S 23°16’10”E
  • Website:


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