Click TABS AT TOP OF PAGE (HOME, ELEPHANT ENCOUNTER, GIRAFFE/KANGAROO ENCOUNTER, etc.) for additional information, times, pricing and reservations.  Please refer to the availability calendar (click BOOK NOW button) of each activity or encounter for dates and times.  Dates and times may vary depending on season.

Limited time special! 

20% off  the nightly rate for a one-night cabin stay during the week! (Sunday-Thursday)


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The elephants are HERE at Wilstem, safe and sound!  We’re excited for a new year of fun!  Get your tickets to the Elephant Encounter today!

NEW for Spring 2018:  The “Roos and Crew” Barn!

What is the best way to meet your favorite animals this season?  By coming to Wilstem and visiting the GIRAFFES, KANGAROOS and other amazing animals!!  Starting March 10, guests can attend our walk-through Roos and Crew barn, which has the Kangaroos, Miniature Goats, Snakes, Iguana, Pig, Chicken, and other small animals!  A bird aviary is even in the works and will be open soon!  The price to enter the Roos and Crew barn is $15.00 per person, and it will be open weekly from 9:00 am EDT to 5:00 pm EDT.  Since it is an indoor heated facility, weather is not an issue!
Want to get into the Roos and Crew barn for free?  Then book one of our amazing encounters!  By booking either the Elephant or Giraffe Encounters, you will be able to enter the Roos and Crew barn FREE OF CHARGE!  For booking information, dates, and times on the encounters, please visit the tab at the top of the page for the one you would like to do.  Also, for another added bonus, if you book BOTH the Elephant Spa/Encounter and the Giraffe Encounter, you will receive a $10.00 discount!  **Use the “SAVE10” promo code at checkout, or call Wilstem for help with booking information!

**Must book 2 or more encounters for 2 or more people for discount to apply

If you would like a more hands-on experience, we also offer a Private Encounter with the Giraffes  AND a “Rise and Shine” VIP Encounter with the Elephants!  For more information, visit the Giraffe Encounter tab, or call Wilstem for information on the Rise and Shine Encounter with the Elephants!


Gift Certificates and Gift Cards AVAILABLE NOW!!

Wilstem is happy to offer Gift Certificates for the Elephant Spa or Gift Cards with a value of your choosing! Elephant Spa Gift Certificates make a perfect gift for the upcoming season with the Elephants, and Gift Cards are wonderful for year-round use towards lodging, activities, and the animal encounters!  If you would like to purchase either, please visit the GIFTS tab at the top of the page, and fill out the needed information!  We hope to see you soon here at Wilstem!!

Good news for pet owners:  This year we will be offering more pet-friendly cabins!  We are opening up two of our 2-bedroom cabins, Cabin #1 and Cabin #2, as pet-friendly!  If you would like to come and meet our animals, and you have animals of your own, it is the perfect opportunity to stay at Wilstem with the WHOLE family!  If you would like to check out the details of these cabins, just visit the Lodging tab at the top of the page!

2018 Elephant Encounter tickets are now on sale!!!

Opening day for 2018 will be March 10, so grab them while you can!!  We also offer Gift Certificates for those who wish to buy tickets but set the date at a later time!  Elephant Encounter tickets or Gift Certificates make a great gift for friends or family!!  Visit the Elephant Encounter tab for booking information, or the Gifts tab for Gift Cards and Certificates!

Don’t forget to come and enjoy the never-ending Summer fun at Big Splash Adventure!!  By staying at Wilstem, you can receive discount passes to our sister property, Big Splash Adventure!!  Get the best of both worlds by having a relaxing night in one of our cabins AND splashing around in the 40,000 square foot indoor waterpark!

Wilstem is conveniently located halfway between French Lick and Paoli, IN – Contact us today!

Office Hours: 8:00-5:00   Phone: 812-936-4484    Email: [email protected]

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