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LOCATIONHartbeespoort AreaPOOLYes - at the main area only
BIG 5 GAME RESERVENoSPANo
OFF ROADNoAIRCONYes
CAMP FENCEDYesCELLPHONE SIGNALYes
CHILD POLICYAll Ages WelcomeMALARIA AREANo


UNIQUE SELLING POINTS
  • The Elephant Sanctuary in Hartebeespoort has offers an interactive African Elephant experience and overnight accommodation. With hands-on educational elephant interactions providing guests with a far more intimate elephant experience. 
  • Dedicated staff are committed to the use of positive reinforcement elephant training methods and as a result, have relaxed elephants who enjoy interacting with guests.
  • You will be able to touch and interact with the elephants. You will see the special relationship that the elephant handlers share with their elephants and become a part of this family.
  • Accommodation at the Elephant Sanctuary is hosted at Tuskers Bush Lodge B&B, situated right next to the Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeespoort - South Africa. Guest have the opportunity to stay in rooms only a short distance from the elephant stables.




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DATE ROOM TYPE RATES RULES
01 February - 31 October 2018 Standard Room R 963 package rate per person sharing 1 NIGHT MONKEY TOUR SPECIAL PACKAGE. Includes accommodation at Tuskers, breakfast and a Monkey Tour per person per stay
Standard Room R 1,215 package rate per person sharing 2 NIGHT ACCOMMODATION SPECIAL PACKAGE. Includes 2 nights accommodation at Tuskers & breakfast daily per person per stay
Standard Room R 1,480 package rate per person sharing 1 NIGHT ELEPHANT INTERACTION SPECIAL PACKAGE RATE. Includes accommodation at Tuskers, breakfast and an Elephant Interaction Experience per person per stay
Standard Room R 2,088 package rate per person sharing 2 NIGHT ELEPHANT INTERACTION SPECIAL PACKAGE RATE. Includes 2 nights accommodation, breakfast daily and a 1.5 hour guided Elephant Interaction Experience per person per stay
* surcharges may apply on all rates and special offers over peak holiday periods & long weekends

 


SINGLE ACCOMMODATION
• The rate for single accommodation available on request.
CHILD POLICY
• Please contact your BushBreaks consultant for discounted rates for children aged 4 - 14 years.
• Depending on your child's age, he/she may not be permitted to participate in certain activities.
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES
• Elephant Interaction Programme
• Visit's to the Monkey Sanctuary next door
IMPORTANT NOTES
• Rates quoted are only applicable to South African Residents. Discounted special rates for International Residents are available on request.



INFORMATION
GETTING THERE
1 hour drive From Johannesburg and Pretoria.

ACCOMMODATION
4 x Standard Rooms (2x queen size beds within one room)
1 x Family Room (1x Queen size bed and 2x single beds in adjoining room)
1 x Honeymoon Suite

ABOUT THE ELEPHANT SANCTUARY
 
Nestled in the Magaliesberg Mountains only one hour from Johannesburg and Pretoria, the Elephant Sanctuary lies in a malaria-free area. The Sanctuary is surrounded by natural indigenous bush and is home to impala, klipspringer, baboons, porcupine, caracal, leopard, a host of other small mammals, 350 bird species and of course five magnificent African Elephants.
 
BUSH BABIES - MONKEY SANCTUARY

The bush babies sanctuary is one of several sanctuaries in a group of sanctuaries, including the elephant sanctuary that provides for orphaned and abused animals. The Bushbabies Monkey Sanctuary covers approximately 7ha situated west of Hartbeesport Dam alongside the Elephant sanctuary it provides an environment where monkeys (primates) can be given their freedom in a natural environment. The sanctuary situated in one of the many Kloofs (Gorges) of the Magaliesberg mountain range provides the perfect environment for Monkeys from around the world. It is one of only eight free-release primate sanctuaries globally.
 
Tours are highly informative and interesting. Join the guides on a walk through natural indigenous forests on elevated wooden walkways and experience a variety of exotic monkeys in an exquisite environment.
 
The experience is described as non-interactive game-viewing opportunity to see once-captured primates in a wild environment. The walk is leisurely, winding its way through a tranquil forest setting. Along with numerous monkey species, you can also see an abundance of indigenous bird-and wildlife, including green pigeons, species of thrush, barbet and shrike, duikers and bushbabies. When you are done, you can enjoy the offerings from the fully stocked Coffee Bar.
 
ACCOMMODATION - TUSKERS B&B

Guests booking accommodation at The Elephant Sanctuary stay at Tuskers B&B which is situated a short distance away from the elephant stables. Rates are inclusive of Bed and Breakfast only.

 
LODGE FEATURES

  • Deck area
  • Swimming pool
  • Curio shop



GETTING THERE



DIRECTIONS
FROM JOHANNESBURG
  • Take the Brits R512 (past Lanseria Airport) to Hartbeespoort Dam.
  • Cross dam over open bridge and turn right at T-junction, on to four-way stop at the Craft Market (garage on right hand side and one opposite as well).
  • Turn left and travel 2.5km to The Elephant Sanctuary.
  • Located on the left side on the road.

FROM PRETORIA
  • Follow route to Hartbeespoort Dam.
  • Travel through tunnel.
  • At the four-way stop at the Craft Market, continue 2.5km to The Elephant Sanctuary.
  • Located on the left side of the road.

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