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Elephant Whispers

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R40 Hazyview, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
+27 82 498 4683
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Best part of the entire trip!

If you want to touch an elephant, feed an elephant and ride an elephant, then this is for you... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
tjmomof4
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Gilbert, Arizona
Literally hands on!

Amazing animals. In addition to the expected demonstrations, feeding and posing with the enormous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bbmom8
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Florida
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For those seeking a unique and memorable wildlife encounter, an Elephant Interaction and Ride at Elephant Whispers is an exciting and touching experience not to be missed. Situated in the Sandford Conservancy on the banks of the Sabie River in Hazyview, Mpumalanga, Elephant Whispers offers an Elephant Experience of a lifetime which will leave you with a renewed respect and admiration for these gentle giants of Africa.
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R40 Hazyview, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
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+27 82 498 4683
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want to touch an elephant, feed an elephant and ride an elephant, then this is for you! These animals would be put down if it wasn't for this amazing facility. The elephants were all very well taken care of and given lots of...More

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Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review and wonderful recommendation, it absolutely made our team's day! We are just delighted to hear how much you and your family enjoyed their special time with the elephant. Take care, warm regards from all at Elephant Whispers.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing animals. In addition to the expected demonstrations, feeding and posing with the enormous fellow, another elephant lay down on command and allowed us to examine, touch and experience them up close and personal. Staff were extremely accommodating, snapping pictures for us with our iPhones...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As an absolutely elephant obsessed woman, I can't recommend this place enough if you want hands-on experience with these magnificent creatures. I traveled there a week ago and wish I could be there now for a terrific "up close and personal" talk and demonstration by...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to experience an incredible morning at Elephant Whispers recently. They have 6 beautiful elephants and we did the interaction and walk with the elephants. The staff are very knowledgable and the interaction was fascinating, we learned a lot and the chance...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice activity and recommendable. After a three day safari with seeing plenty of elephants it was a nice highlight afterwards to also be able to interact with those amazing animals. The guys at the Elephant Whisperers did a great job explaining a lot...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this was great. Saved the elephants. Educating about elephants. Unforgettable experience!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The education they give you is wonderful.. you have no idea about elephants i highly recommend the ride as well .. you can also adopt an elephant for a year which i found out after i left so would be nice if they told you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was reluctant to visit after a similar encounter in Asia where the elephants were not treated well. However, Elephant Whispers was a delight and we enjoyed touching/feeding the elephants and learning more about them. The keepers were great and the elephants were loved and...More

Thank SuffolkCarol
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding way to see and learn about elephants. Always wary about animals performing tricks but this did not apply here. The elephants were well looked after. The guides were excellent and we learnt so much about the animals. We opted for the walk with the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

At the beginning of the visit a strange guy (not looking professional at all) gives us some basic informations. We are told that these poor elephants have been saved from death. Obviously nobody can verify this information but this way they can justify their presence...More

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Shannashortie09
July 9, 2017|
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Response from lowveldextremead2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible you can brush the elephants. They actually ly down so you can feel them, touch the ears & body.
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RobPissouri_Cyprus
November 2, 2016|
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Response from Colleen K | Property representative |
Hi, we can assist with organising a transfer, please email reservations@elephantwhispers, and they can book and quote on transfers. Looking forward to meeting you!
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Fernanda F
August 10, 2016|
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Response from Karen J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Fernanda I sincerely hope you will enjoy your stay and make most of it! Please contact Elephant Whisper at the following number : +27(0) 13 750 2358
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