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Canoeing with Elephants

As good as it gets, an afternoon in Botswana canoeing with National Geographic filmmakers & Explorers in Residence, Dereck and Beverly Joubert, as elephants come to the river to drink. Roger Miller sang, “You Can’t Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd”, but as I found out can go canoeing in a buffalo herd and an elephant herd to create an unforgettable experience. When the action began I was thinking it doesn’t get any better than this, but it did as more elephants kept showing up. It was the perfect day at Selinda Explorers Camp.


  1. Natashia Meens
    Victoria BC Canada
    June 15, 2015, 2:30 am

    Hi Boyd , I had the pleasure of being invited to dine with you on the Lindblad Svalbard expedition a couple of years ago . I have to tell you this footage is amazing . I have a canoe and love to paddle but paddling with elephants ! Wow that looked soooo amazing I’m eating my heart out ! What an intimate experience . I want to do it now . Thanks Boyd for sharing this awesome experience .