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Crocodile Bridge Gate, 30 May 2023 – Elephant Walk Retreat, located at the Southern most entrance of the Kruger National Park, at Crocodile Bridge Gate, a leading eco-tourism destination, has taken a significant step towards environmental sustainability by installing solar panels to power its operations. This strategic move showcases the lodge’s unwavering commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and operating as a sustainable eco-tourism business.

The newly installed solar panels harness the abundant renewable energy from the sun, providing Elephant Walk Retreat with a clean and efficient power source. This transition to solar energy not only helps preserve the pristine natural surroundings but also reinforces the lodge’s position as an industry leader in this area in sustainable tourism.

“We are thrilled to announce the successful installation of our solar panels at Elephant Walk Retreat,” said Cindy Sheedy Walker, spokesperson for the lodge, “This move aligns with our long-term vision of operating as an eco-friendly destination and reducing our dependence on conventional energy sources. By harnessing the power of the sun, we are taking significant strides towards a more sustainable future.”

By implementing solar energy solutions, Elephant Walk Retreat expects to reduce its reliance on non-renewable energy sources by [percentage]. This reduction will result in a significant decrease in greenhouse gas emissions, positively impacting the environment and mitigating the lodge’s overall carbon footprint.

In addition to the environmental benefits, the solar installation at Elephant Walk Retreat will also enhance the guest experience. The lodge will be able to provide its guests with uninterrupted power, even during the challenging times of load shedding in South Africa, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable stay.

Elephant Walk Retreat continues to evolve as a sustainable eco-tourism destination, by actively engaging guests, and employees in sustainable practices.

To learn more about Elephant Walk Retreat and experience the serene beauty of this eco-tourism destination, please visit, or contact +27 83 4144 683.

About Elephant Walk Retreat: Located at Crocodile Bridge Gate of the Kruger National Park, Elephant Walk Retreat is an eco-tourism destination, with a focus on providing guests with a harmonious experience amidst nature, Elephant Walk Retreat offers a range of accommodations and activities that reflect its dedication to responsible tourism.

Media Contact: Cindy Sheedy Walker, CEO,
Tel: +27 82 779 4479