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Welcome to Bush Babies

The bush babies sanctuary is one of several sanctuaries in a group of sanctuaries, including the elephant sanctuary that provides for orphaned and abused animals. Situated west of Hartbeesport Dam alongside the Elephant sanctuary it provides an environment where monkeys (primates) can be given their freedom in a natural environment. The sanctuary situated in one of the many Kloofs (Gorges) of the Magaliesberg mountain range provides the perfect environment for Monkeys from around the world.
 

Pricing (1Nov’17 – 31Oct’18)
R315 per adult
R235 per pensioner
R180 per child (4 – 14 years)
Tours are on the hour, every hour. First tour 09h00, last tour 16h00.

Please note:

  • Bookings are not essential unless accompanied by a group of 15+
  • The walk is leisurely over a 3km distance
  • Tours are roughly 1 hour long
  • What to bring on tour: a backpack or zipped bag in which to place your loose items
  • Comfortable shoes, camera, sun block and/or hat
  • Please visit our website for additional information, such as directions

All tours are structured and guided. Walk through natural indigenous forests on elevated wooden walkways and experience a variety of exotic monkeys in an exquisite natural environment. The experience is described as a non-interactive game-viewing opportunity to see once-captive primates in a wild environment. Tours are highly informative and the walk is leisurely, winding its way through a tranquil forest.


South African Schools:
Primary School Children: R110 p/child
High School Children: R140 p/child
Teachers: R145 p/teacher
Accompanying adults: R145 p/person

Bookings are required for all school groups

  • Tour length: 1 hour
  • Tour Times: 09h00 to 10h00; 10h00 to 11h00; 11h00 to 12h00; 12h00 to 13h00
  • Please arrive at least 20 minutes before your tour starts
  • All adults to complete indemnity forms. Adults responsible for the children must bring a list of all the children’s names, preferably typed, to be attached to the forms. To facilitate this, a downloadable form is available on our website.
  • A packet of crisps, a muffin and still water are available at an additional rate of R10.00 per pupil; alternatively light snacks are available at our coffee shop

All tours are structured and guided. Children and teachers will walk through natural indigenous forests on elevated wooden walkways and encounter a variety of exotic monkeys in an exquisite natural environment. The experience is described as a non-interactive game-viewing opportunity to see once-captive primates in a wild environment. Tours are highly informative and the walk is leisurely, winding its way through a tranquil forest setting. The aim of the tour is to provide learners with the understanding of the exotic pet trade and what the sanctuary is doing to stop it.

 

A Day in the Life of a Sanctuary Keeper

The Elephant & Monkey Sanctuary team is proud to offer a new and highly innovative “Full Day Guided Elephant and Monkey program” where you, our guest, are immersed into A Day in the Life of a Sanctuary Keeper.  The full day program is presented at the Hartbeespoort Elephant & Monkey Sanctuary and offers guests the opportunity to get up-close and personal with our African Elephants and Exotic Monkeys in a learning environment.

 Full Day Program

R1,800 p/adult                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 R1,200 p/child

Itinerary  (program only available on Wednesdays)

07:30  -  Arrival, Indemnities, Tea and Coffee with Rusk/muffins                                                                                                                                                                                   08:00  -  Brush Down & Elephant Interaction program                                                                                                                                                                                                 10:00  -  Tea / Coffee                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           10:30  -  Cleaning of Stables, cutting of branches and vegetables, preparing bedding in stables                                                                                                                                 12:30  -  Finger Lunch                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           13:30  -  Monkey tour                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           14:30  -  Food preparation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     15:00  -  Feeding, enrichment, husbandry, quarantine cleaning                                                                                                                                                                                     16:00  -  Tea / Coffee, DVD and Q&A session                                                                                                                                                                                                             16:30  -  Departure

 Full Day program with Accommodation

*Overnight guest will enjoy Breakfast at 07:00 and then join the program from 08:00                                                                                                                                                         *Dinner is excluded, however there is quite a few restaurants in the surrounding area for your convenience

R2,700 p/adult sharing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                R1,855 p/child (ages 8-14yrs)

 Half Day Program

*Guest get to chose to either do only the elephants or monkey program.                                                                                                                                                                         *Monkey tours will commence at 08:30

R1,200 p/adult

R800 p/child (ages 8-14yrs)

Enquire for available time slots.  All departures are subject to availability.  Minimum of 4 and maximum of 10 participants are permitted on the program.  Minimum age of 8 years old permitted with parents present.

Prices exclude transport to and from the Sanctuary, curios and items of a personal nature.

 

Baraka Events & Function Centre

Please contact Reservations Manager:
Tel: (012) 258 9904/5/6/7/8

Cell: 071 172 6965

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