The Elephant Sanctuary
Discover Africa's best-loved animal with a visit to the Elephant Sanctuary. Conveniently located just less than an hour from this hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, visitors have the unique opportunity to interact with these gentle giants and learn more about the life and habitat of elephants living in the wild.
Visitors can choose to visit for an afternoon or stay overnight for a more intimate experience with the animals. There is a restaurant where guests can eat lunch, and each day there are a number of opportunities to engage in special activities with the elephants, including a brush down.
Visiting the Elephant Sanctuary
The Elephant Sanctuary has three locations around South Africa for visitors to enjoy - Plettenberg Bay, Hartbeespoortdam and Hazyview. The closest sanctuary to Johannesburg is Hartbeespoortdam, which offers hands-on opportunities to interact with the elephants.
Guides are present at all times to teach visitors about each African elephant living at the sanctuary. Visitors are able to touch and interact with the elephants, and can try elephant back riding through the forest habitat at the sanctuary.
Visitors looking for a comfortable base near the most exciting local attractions need look no further than the Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton. This hotel in Johannesburg is within easy reach of the best shopping and golf in South Africa.
After an exciting day learning about the wildlife at the Elephant Sanctuary, guests can retreat to the hotel and take advantage of modern amenities and superior service standards, while outstanding facilities like an outdoor swimming pool and modern spa ensure each stay is both comfortable and productive for our guests.