Black Rhino
Black rhino at the Nairobi National Park

This summer from 13-29 August, Woburn Safari Park, which is part of the Duke of Bedfordshire’s estate, are giving visitors the opportunity to support Tusk! while learning about African conservation projects.

Tusk have royal patronage from HRH Duke of Cambridge, as well as Lord Robin Russell, the Duke of Bedford’s brother.

Tickets cost £149 per person and evening activities beginning at 5pm include:

Exclusive evening access

The evening includes a guided tour through the Road Safari reserves with an expert guide, during which you can learn more about the magnificent wildlife and get the unique chance to see the animals on a tranquil summer’s evening.

Woodland Walk with the elephants

Along with a dedicated tour guide, visitors can Go for a walk with (the females of) the Asian elephant herd, into the woodland of the private estate of the Duke of Bedford. Those on the walk will be granted exclusive access to the elephants’ own private playground.

You will also be able to follow the females of the Asian elephant herd and watch them enjoy this serene natural environment as they feed, dust bathe and play together.

During the walk you will also be able to see Tarli the elephant calf, who’ll be 23 months old, mother Damini and aunties Chandrika and Yu Zin as you watch them explore their woodland home.

Conservation talk by Charlie Mayhew MBE, founder and CEO of Tusk

Taking place on the new veranda of the Safari Lodge giving a delightful view across Desert Springs and Swan Lake, drinks are followed by a fascinating insight into the work of charity and world renowned NGO TUSK, who support more than 50 field conservation projects in 18 African countries.


Evening BBQ

Rounding off the evening, staff will be serving a delicious barbeque, prepared and served on the terrace with side salads and all the trimmings. Plus guests will be entitled to two chilled drinks from a selection available at the fully licensed bar.

Ticket holders will also have the option to enjoy admission to the park during the day from 10am.

All profits from the event will be donated to TUSK and will support selected conservation programmes, selected by the animal keepers at Woburn Safari Park.

Due to the nature of the activities, guests must be aged 12 or over.

For more information and to book tickets, please visit the Woburn Safari Park website.