Top 5 Elephant Encounters

December 09 2015


1. Walking with Elephants

Guests at Stanley's and Baines' camps have the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of three elephants named Jabu, Morula and Thembi. This exclusive experience offers guests the chance to touch, smell and interact with the elephants while learning out their lives. As educational as it is enchanting, this encounter will leave you feeling intimately connected to these beautiful creatures long after you return home from your trip. 

2. Sundowners at Chobe National Park

Home to some 100,000 elephants, Chobe National Park has the highest population of wild elephants in Africa. Whether exploring by vehicle or boat, it is the perfect destination for those wishing for an encounter of the tusked kind.

3. Elephants at Camp

You don't always have to travel far from our camps to get up close and personal with the local elephants; quite often they will come to you! They are often spotted frequenting the waterholes at Swala, but can also be seen in Sussi & ChumaPuku RidgeChichele Presidential Lodge and many more.

4. River Cruise through Saadani

Saadani National Park is the only national park in Tanzania which lies on the coast, making it a very special Tanzania safari destination. The largest herd in the area consists of 60 elephants and can often be seen making a bit of a splash along the Wami River banks. 

5. Little Elephants in South Luangwa National Park

The elephants of South Luangwa National Park in Zambia are some of the most interesting in the whole of Africa. Not only are they comparatively smaller than related species elsewhere in Africa, but a large proportion of them are born without tusks. In fact, a whopping 38% of the elephants in the park are tuskless thanks to a genetic anomaly.

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