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Knysna Elephant Park Lodge

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Casares, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night and had an amazing time. Our three kids learned so much and the lodge, we stayed in the family unit, was fantastic. Can truly recommend this place. The elephants walk very close and we sat wtaching them after sunset when the slept

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived at site early evening, check in was smooth where we were shown to our room. First impressions were great, room to good standard and very clean. Matched with European standards that we are used to. Spent bit of time on our balcony then watching the elephant's return to their sleeping area. Was great to see see with the sun...

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Lymm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely experience. We stayed in lodge which overlooked Elephant Boma. Took opportunity to visit and feed elephants on afternoon of stay then thoroughly enjoyed watching and hearing them throughout the evening and night (and they aren't a quiet bunch!!). Taken out for early morning meeting as well next day with others who has stayed at lodge. Good breakfast to...

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Thank Richard E
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

There were 5 of us staying here for one night. We arrived at the lodge about 5pm. We went up some stairs to where we were staying and were simply amazed when we walked in and saw that our communal area looked over where the elephants sleep (within 15 metres)!! We were able to have a cup of tea and...

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a night and loved every minute. We arrived late but the staff were so helpful and allowed us to join in an elephant experience anyway, the accommodation was good and Elephants were fabulous of course! It was great to sit in the lounge and just watch the Ellies eat and snooze - highly recommended!

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Thank Maylanes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I love this place ! The dedication and love for these beautiful animals has me in awe every time I visit - and I visit often, at least 1x per year. I have been just a day visitor but have stayed over on 2 occasions for 1 night in the lodge and on 1 occasion I stayed 2 nights at...

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Thank LaverneSch
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here with our toddler for 2 nights. The rooms, above the elephant boma, provided us with the most unbelievable experiences and memories. We were up at all times of the night to watch them and make the most of our stay. Our room was clean and well presented. The staff and elephant handlers clearly adore the animals and...

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Thank Jess B
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is the second time I have visit this park, which I feel is the wrong desciption as it is more a wonderful for 10 or 11 beautiful elephant, who are treated with all the love and respect one could every hope for as orphan elephant. This is truly a fantastic place to visit with family and friends and high...

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Thank 795simon
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Loved it!!! We went as a group of 10. 6 adults and 4 children aged 7, 9, 12, and 14 years. Felt save with the elephants. An excellent experience for all of us. Something that we will never forget. Would recommend to anyone.

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Thank Lynda K
United States
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We spent one night at this elephant park and lodge. The rooms attach to the boma where the elephants sleep at night. There is an open living room/lounge area that overlooks the boma where you can sit all night and watch the elephants eating and sleeping. The room we chose was one of the smaller ones and it worked just...

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Address: N 2 National Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Number of rooms: 6
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“stay-over experience & watch ellies about their nightly pranks & rituals”
LaverneSch, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Look for the rooms with view for the elephants.”
651adrianaz, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pick a nice day..”
KarlT446, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Wi-fi is available in the restaurant only, but you are too busy observing elephants to need it in your room.”
karin_renee, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“two of the rooms have windows directly looking over the elephants sleeping quarters and the others have a shared lounge observation area.”
77lindseyj, 5 Dec 2015 | Read review
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