Experience an elephant ride safari - mukuni big 5

3 Hours | Livingstone, Zambia
Mores than pictures

Experience an elephant ride on one of these magnificent and intelligent animals. The herd of twelve elephants reside on the Stanley and Livingstone Private Game Reserve. 

Mukuni Big Five is located 3.5km from the Victoria Falls and Sun International and 13km from Livingstone Town Centre along the road to Mukuni Village. On arrival at the site a guide will give a short talk on the safety aspects of the activity and an introductory talk on the animals and their habitats. Afterwards guests are introduced to the Elephants and the mahouts.

The trail goes through the pristine bush where guests might chance to sight numerous species of wildlife and bird life. At the end of the ride the guests are given the opportunity to interact and feed the elephant they have just ridden.

Useful informations


Minimun of 2 participants is required
Available Languages
Flexible: Full refund if cancellation is within 24 hours of booking

Good to know

General Information

  • Minimum age is 3 years
  • Children under 12 pay ½ price
  • All children should be accompanied by parents or guardians.
  • There are no specific health requirements for this activity, and physical disabilities will be considered on an individual basis. Please note that guests will sit astride the elephant, there are no side saddles available
  • Mukuni Big 5 Safaris are not responsible for children too young to do an activity and will NOT look after them whilst parents are on an activity. No children will be allowed to remain unattended on the Mukuni Big 5 premises under any circumstance.
  • Private activities are available and can be arranged as long as there is availability. The minimum charge is equivalent to 10 pax

Excursion Includes

  • Tea, coffee, juice and water on arrival
  • A trained guide on each elephant with the guest/s
  • DVDs of guests trips are available for purchase
  • Return transfers from hotels within Livingstone
  • What you need to bring
  • Camera
  • Hat/Cap, sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and mosquito repellent
  • Comfortable walking shoes that won’t fall off
  • Trousers are advisable since seating is astride the elephant
  • Rain coats are advisable in the rainy season as the company does not provide these.
  • Dull colored clothing is advised
  • Credit card / kwacha if you wish to purchase the DVD of your activity

Pick up times from Hotel/ Lodge.

Summer - 06h30– ±08h30, 09h00 – ±11h00, 15h30– ±17h30

Winter – 07h00 – ±09h00, 09h30– ±11h30, 15h00– ±17h00

Meeting Point

Livingstone International Airport

Upcoming Availibilities

30 Nov 2023  |  06:00 - 09:00
$150.00 per person · 10 spots left
01 Dec 2023  |  06:00 - 09:00
$150.00 per person · 10 spots left
02 Dec 2023  |  06:00 - 09:00
$150.00 per person · 10 spots left
03 Dec 2023  |  06:00 - 09:00
$150.00 per person · 10 spots left
04 Dec 2023  |  06:00 - 09:00
$150.00 per person · 10 spots left

Organized By
Tafika Travel Advisor

Tafika Travel Advisor

Tafika Travel Advisor is an owner run Tour Operator based in Zambia.

We specialize in tailor-making itineraries and travel packages within Zambia and other Southern African Countries. Putting together an itinerary or a trip to this part of the world can be very discouraging as there is so much to choose and so many different aspects to the trip.

Based on our in-depth experience, knowledge of the destinations and facilities as well as our personal relationship with the hotels, lodges and activity providers, we are able to advise and guide you to put together a tailored safari taking into considerations your interests and passion and your budget.

We have a deep passion for Zambia and the other Southern African countries – it’s a friendly people its many wonderful cultures and its still, beautiful and unforgettable nature!

We give a dedicated advise and offer the highest standard of services to our clients by ensuring that expectations are always met and exceeded and that no special needs are ever overlooked.

$150.00 / pp
Up to 10 peoples
Durée : 3 Hours