Full day tour with elephant walking and Sterkfontein Caves tour
If you are looking for a day tour that incorporates an incredible elephant interaction mixed with some anthropology and archaeology in the form of the famous Sterkfontein caves then this tour is a must. Spend an hour walking and interacting with 3 semi-habituated elephants where you will be able to observe how these truly majestic animals live.
The elephants are not kept in cages. They are free roaming and basically go and do what they like. Sometimes they are chilled out and they are just content to spend a few minutes just stripping a tree or uprooting a root with their feet. Sometimes they have a bee in their bonnet and decide that they want to go on a walk about. Either way, we are there by their side. Getting up close and personal with the elephants will allow you to really connect with them.
The tour is a truly awesome sensory experience
You will hear the ‘rumbling’ noises as they talk to each other. You will smell the distinct elephant aroma (especially if you are standing to close to their rear ends). You will make eye contact and see sense a real sense of intelligence. Depending on their mood you will be able to feel their tough skin and ears. And if you are really up for it, a sloppy elephant kiss is always a nice way to say goodbye to your newly found elephant friend.
In terms of our policy on ethics and responsible tourism related to the welfare of animals, we are confident to say that these elephants are not mistreated in any way. In fact they have a whole game farm to themselves. They are not kept in cages like in a zoo.
The Sterkfontein caves are situated in the Cradle of Humankind and is home to the oldest human skull ever found.
The area has been classified as a World Heritage Site and it is no wonder when you get to walk into the caves and observe the incredible formations.
The hour long tour is accompanied by a guide who is an expert on the area and will take you through the history of the caves, archaeological facts and general knowledge of this ancient cave formation. The walk through the caves takes about an hour and although there are a few spots where you may need to bend down, the tour in itself is not hectic at all.
Daily tours that depart at 07H30
Why Choose South Africa Adventures for your Day tour Experience?
Crew who have an absolute passion for South Africa and her heritage
Free hotel pick ups
Our day tours include lunch and all entrance fees
No hidden costs
Pay on the day. No deposits required.
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