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Knysna Elephant Park Lodge

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 12 February 2015

We really wanted to have this experience, but after the negative reviews I read on Trip advisor, I wasn't very optimistic. I went ahead and booked anyway, at it turned out to be way above expectations. They must have taken the comments about their prices to heart, because everything was very reasonable. We had lunch at the restaurant and the...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 December 2014

My family stayed one night at the elephant lodge and we had an amazing time. Nowhere else in the world is there a place I know of where you can sleep next to elephants and watch them all night. The viewing lounge and the rooms were spacious and tastefully decorated in African style. This was the highlight our tour of...

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2Thank Ge0rge147
Reviewed 25 October 2014

I stayed here in September by chance for two nights with my friend while road tripping, and I can honestly say I will be back for longer next time. There were so many breath taking moment here. Memories that will last a lifetime! The staff are wonderful. Miss it everyday

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1Thank Kate P
Reviewed 21 October 2014 via mobile

We booked to stay at the elephant park and ride the elephants and the price, staff and experience was brilliant. The staff made it incredibly easy and was very laid back about everything. The rooms and food we're also lovely! Knowing the history of all of the elephants and why they are at the park make it a whole lot...

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Salisbury, England
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We spent one night at the Knysna Elephant Park in April 2014. We literally slept with the elephants in fantastic rooms overlooking the elephant enclosure. Sally and her gang were a little restless and noisy at night but you really did feel at one with the elephants through the experience. We were treated royally with personal walks with the elephants...

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1Thank ClareF1966
Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

We visited this park with children and sleep over is one from biggest experience for both children. They really enjoy morning walk with elephants and especially evening/night sitting on terrace and watching what elephants doing,eating,touching etc!

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1Thank Kroulak
Reviewed 6 March 2014

We spent a night at the Knynsa Elephant Park Lodge. What unique experience! Where else can you sleep in the same building as the elephants. Our room was great, just as you'd want it. Small kitchen if you wanted to self cater, we didn't. Everything else was just as you'd hope. The lounge area was great, it overlooked the elephants...

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Caterham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2014

What a wonderful experience and a great way to meet and learn about the elephants before going off on safari. Staff were friendly and knowledgable. The room was a higher standard than expected; the luxury rooms were booked and we were told that ours would be more basic. The communal area was comfortable and a great place to see the...

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1Thank Sandra H
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Took the family whilst staying in knysna. Great day out and so interesting, a must see when you are in Knysna the involvement with all the family was very educational and the kids enjoyed feeding the young Elephants

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North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2014

What can I say I was hoping this was going to be an amazing experience for me and it was. The room and communal lounge was lovely seeing the elephants was amazing and I have to say it was not very smelly. It was a little bit noisy in the night but the rooms were well back so there was...

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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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