This is a chance to ride on Africa's biggest and most majestic animal. Far more than just an elephant ride, you will get to interact with these phenomenal creatures close up and personal! Whilst on your elephant trip you may be fortunate enough to see zebra, buffalo and giraffe. The trip takes place along the Zambezi river where birdlife is prolific and you may see hippo and crocodiles.
Each animal has its own handler and you can sample the animals willingness to respond to instruction, its incredible skills and intelligence during your trip. You will ride te elephant for approximately one hour although the entire trip is around 3 hours in duration.

What You Will Be Up To!
  • Your Trip

    We will collect you from your hotel and take you to meet your wonderful escorts for the day! You will be shown and experience the wonderful intelligence and will to please of the African Elephant. Your personal guide will then escort you along the banks of the Zambezi River where you will see at least some game and birdlife. Although this varies daily, the multitude of wildlife and birdlife sustained by the Zambezi will be sure to keep you interested and have you shooting plenty of photos!

    Please note: the operator requires a minimum of 2 participants overall to actually go ahead on the day. If a single place is being booked here, there may not be sufficient numbers in total for that day and your booking will therefore be ‘provisional.’  Zambezi Rafting will email you after booking to advise you as to whether your booking is provisional or confirmed.

    Pick Up Point & Time

    For a morning elephant ride, collection from your hotel will be around 8.45 depending on your hotel location and you will be dropped back by 11.00 am. Our afternoon departures are collected at 14.45 and dropped back by 18.00.

    What You Need To Bring With You

    We recommend the following for your trip

    • Sturdy shoes or trainers
    • Comfortable clothing with shorts of trousers preferred
    • Camera
    • Sunhat
    • Sunscreen

    The Small Print

    Minimum Age: 10 years
    Maximum Age: None... go for it!

    All guides are fully certified and trained in elephant handling.
    We strongly recommend Travel Insurance from your home country in the unlikely even you are injured and need to return home.
    All clients will be required to sign and indemnity form before they can go on the trip.
    Please notify us of any dietary requirements whilst booking. Failure to do so may result in your option not being available.

    Please note: the operator requires a minimum of 2 participants overall to actually go ahead on the day. If a single place is being booked here, there may not be sufficient numbers in total for that day and your booking will therefore be ‘provisional.’  Zambezi Rafting will email you after booking to advise you as to whether your booking is provisional or confirmed.

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Dates & Prices

Our trips run daily 365 days of the year with a minimum of 2 guests and a maximum of 12 guests per departure. Please let us know where you are staying upon booking so we can arrange your transfer. All this information can be added on our secure booking engine. All payments are taken in UK pounds

Please note all prices INCLUDE 16% VAT

Elephant Walk - Half Day

Daily (Request am or pm)
3 hours
GBP £130
Euro € 160
USD $ 170

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