Experience Africa, Experience Life, Experience Kwantu


The Kwantu Elephant Sanctuary is nestled adjacent to the N2 on the way to Grahamstown only one hour from Port Elizabeth. It is surrounded by natural indigenous bush and is home to impala, bushbuck, blesbuck, blue wildebeest, springbuck, kudu, baboons, porcupine, caracal, leopard and a host of other small mammals and over 200 bird species.

The sanctuary is home to five magnificent African Elephants. Here you can touch, hear, smell and experience one of Africa’s most magestic creatures. Watch these gentle giants move their majestic bodies. Feel their tranquil energy as you touch their skin. Hear the triumphant calls. Get a taste for the wild. All of this as you inhale the fresh scent of mother nature. Experience our educational show which will include and educational talk and allows visitors to touch and feed the elephants and may incorporate a short ride. This experience allows you to learn more about these gentle giants – the true “King of the Beasts”.

Kwantu Game Reserve will capture your thoughts during your stay and leave you with a lifetime of memories. You will indeed get a slice of the African Adventure.

The Complete Safari Experience


The Place of Gathering!


Here, a mystical blend of nature and history awaits you. Situated in the heart a malaria free Eastern Cape on the Legendary Sidbury Plains, a Big 5 African Adventure begins where you can experience five star hospitality and enjoy the pure tranquillity that the reserve has to offer.



The Elephant Sanctuary is currently undergoing renovations and will be closed until further notice. 

We look forward to welcoming you in the near future to our improved facilities and immersive elephant sanctuary experience. 

Please feel free to contact us on +27 42 203 1400 for further information.