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Is there anywhere near Cape Town that we can have a close encounter with elephants?

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1. Re: Elephant

Why do you want a close encounter with a zoo animal, a caged animal? South Africa is about seeing wildlife i.e. wild animals in the wild.

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Second that Lamlee.

Unless of course the op is meaning on a game drive vehicle ??

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4. Re: Elephant

Several Safari parks close to Cape Town but if you want a real wildlife experience the closet proper game reserve is Sanbona, which is about three hours away.

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hi

knysna area will allow you to ride an ele and touch them

i have taken guests there, some pic on my website

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Closest game parks to Cape Town would probably be either Garden Route Game Lodge (www.grgamelodge.co.za ) which is in Albertinia approximately 350km out of CT on the N2, or Aquila Game Reserve (www.aquilasafari.com) which is near to Ceres and is about 160km out of CT direction N1.

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This place is popular but not near CT:

http://www.elephantwhispers.co.za/

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Hi John

The answer to that question would be no, not close encounters i mean. The best place would be either Knysna Elephant Park or even better Addo Elephant National Park. For just viewing the Elephants close to Cape Town would be at Aquila Private Safari(not for close encounters).

Best Regards

Hank - Owner - Ulungele Tours

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