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This Tour Is Offered by Elephant Herd Tours & Safaris

Elephant Herd Tours & Safaris

(11 Reviews)
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South Africa South Africa
5-10 employees (Founded in 2002)
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Customizable private tours and fixed group tours
South Africa ZA
Swaziland SZ

Elephant Herd Tours and Safaris is a privately owned and managed safari tour operator based in Hazyview, Mpumalanga South Africa, a mere 10km from the Kruger National Park’s doorstep. As a a specialist open safari vehicle tour operator offering guided tours into the world renowned Kruger National Park, our professional and licensed fields guides will offer you an insight into the vast biodiversity that the Kruger Park has to offer. We believe in showcasing the Kruger Park in all its splendor, as it is not just about the Big 5, but also about the 507 species of birds, 147 species of mammals and 114 reptiles waiting to be seen. Join our tours and see the bush from a new perspective.


3- Day Kruger National Park Experience with Elephant Herd Tours & Safaris

My experience with Elephant Herd Tours was excellent! They were very attentive since the beggining, responding to all my e-mails very quickly. They organized everything, our transfer from Johanesburg, our hotel and the safari. The safari was awesome, we were able to see all the Big Five thanks to our guide Keegan.
I highly recommend Elephant Herd Tours.


Professional, excellent. Experience of a life time

Dream come True

What an outstanding experience. Collections ran like clockwork. Vehicles were spotless. The guides were excellent. Trevor rocks! We manages to see all the Big 5 as well as three sightings of both wild dog and hyena.
I will be back.


We booked our Kruger National Park safari through Elephant Herd Tours & Safaris after getting rave feedback from our work colleagues. Prompt efficient and professional from start to finish. At no stage were we in doubt as to what to expect, with a precise itinerary being received from Carla, which even included links to the accommodation options.

We chose a stunning private guest house called Dreamfields in Hazyview. It was exactly that. Thank you Philip for the service and breakfasts. How’s the little owl that is in the tree behind the swimming pool. Hope he makes it.

Our safari guide Trevor never stopped smiling. What a character. The Leopard man. Thank you Trevor for making us smile at 05h00 when normal sane people are still fast asleep. As for the safaris, Trevor you are the best. One day you can explain to us how you watch the road and see animals in the bush that we can’t even see with binoculars.

The panorama route is spectacular. Thank you for recommending it. We had no intention of sight-seeing.

Simply put, you guys rock and I want your jobs.

Michael Kohler

Best possible safari experience

My friend and I contacted elephant herd to plan a 5 day safari trip with only about 4 weeks of notice. We specifically requested a quote from elephant herd because they limit occupants in the safari vehicle to 6. As it turns out this matters quite a bit in how easy it is to photograph animals and how quickly you can move through the park. If you’re considering a safari with greater than 6 I would advise against it.

Every human interaction I had from the time of requesting the quote was phenomenal. Brendon planned and arranged everything for us, including van transfers from JNB and back, and he gave us a taste of both Kruger National Park and a private reserve called Karongwe which is a few hours north of Hazyview. Brendon even took us to and from dinner both nights we were in Hazyview. Our safari experience in Kruger was perfect. We did a sunset safari on our first evening , followed by a full day safari the next day, and a super epic morning safari on our third day. We were fortunate enough to have Keegan as our guide on the 6 person full day safari. That was so enjoyable that we requested him as our guide for the morning safari with only my friend and I in the truck. So we basically ended up with a private safari for 5 hours, during which we saw all the big 5, plus a honey badger, plus a rare glimpse of wild dogs getting chased away from a kill by a lion! And this is during a time of year (November) when it’s typically more difficult to spot wildlife. Keegan has a wealth of knowledge about the animals and plants in Kruger which was both interesting and helpful in locating the animals we wanted to see. I would absolutely recommend Elephant Herd for safari bookings based on the quality of the safari experience and the high level of customer service. Many thanks to Brendon, Keegan, and Big Ray!

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