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Elephant Moments

Elephant Moments

Daily Tours from R1320 pp

Virtual Tours from R3900

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Elephant Moments main focus is interaction and promoting elephant conservation through up-close education to teach visitors that elephants should be treated with care, respect, and consideration.
You will have the exclusive opportunity to observe the herd nearby while learning more about their behavior. Elephants have unique character traits, an incredible story, and what it entails to take care of them. There are 15 elephants in the Jabulani Herd.

The experience happens while the elephants are in their natural environment, with great photographic opportunities.

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How did it all start?

Discover the unique, dramatic but wonderful story behind how Elephant Moments came into existence.  It all started with a rescued four-month-old elephant calf in June 1997.

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What to expect at the Elephant Moments Interaction with the Jabulani herd of elephants

Arrive at sunrise at the Elephant Sanctuary Hoedspruit. This soulful 90-minute experience will delve deeper into these gentle giants’ anatomy and social structure. You will learn about each elephant’s unique personality and remarkable story.

When do the tours start?

Daily tours from 06h30 to 08h00. The tour is 90 minutes long.

Complimentary tea or coffee with biscuits available on arrival and till the end of your elephant experience.

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What does the Elephant Moments Tour cost?

The tour costs R1320 per person for the 90-minute tour

Transfers to or from your lodge or hotel are not included in the tour price.

There is a Safari Boutique Shop on site where you can buy curios for your account.

Where are the tours held?

Elephant Moments is in the Kapama Game Reserve. Entry is through Kapama Game Reserve Main Gate on the R40 road between Hoedspruit and Hazyview. You must arrive at the gate by 06h00 and follow the signs to the Elephant Moment sanctuary. Enjoy the Kampama Elephant Interaction just outside Hoedspruit South Africa.

What to wear to Elephant Moments?

Wear comfortable clothing, preferably no bright colors like red, purple, etc. It might be cool in the early morning, so bring a jacket or jersey that can be removed if it warms up. Experience an elephant moment with the Jabulani elephants.

Things to bring

Sunglasses, sun hat, and your camera. A cell phone camera will also do. During the winter months bring along something warm to wear as it can be cold in the early morning.

Can children join the Elephant Moments tour?

Children must be at least 6 years old.

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Nothing quite prepares you for your first encounter with the Jabulani elephants and the Jabulani Elephant Interaction. Their mammoth size and vibrant presence are always humbling. Arrive at sunrise for your introduction to a very special family of elephants.

A Virtual African Elephant Moments Experience

Pull up a chair and tune into your private 45-minute live experience with a passionate Jabulani elephant carer and one or two of the Jabulani elephants.

Enjoy your unique virtual experience to “meet” an African elephant and learn more about its incredible anatomy and personality provided by the elephant managers at Jabulani.

You can ask questions during this special time, and you can share this with anyone in your company as Elephant Moments ZOOM to your living room.

The Virtual Tour costs R2700 and must be pre-booked. Gift vouchers can be purchased online.

For more information about this unique experience, you can email Anthony at

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