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Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary

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Approximately 10 kilometers on the Barberton Road | Umhloti Nature Reserve, Nelspruit, South Africa
+27 79 777 1514
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Approximately 10 kilometers on the Barberton Road | Umhloti Nature Reserve, Nelspruit, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Very fun and informative chimp encounter for the whole family, in a beautiful and tranquil setting. Our tour guide Jana was excellent, relating interesting facts about these primates as well as the horrific backgrund stories of many of them. Entrance fee is a bit steep...More

Thank Mohnomishe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in the heart of the Lowveld bush just outside Nelspruit this is a place to visit alone or with the family. Heartbreaking stories about how the Chimps ended up at Eden and to see how much love, care and attention they receive from their...More

Thank liebsons25
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We visit the centre annually with our Grade 7 tour group. It is definitely one of the highlights of our visit to the area. The guides are knowledgeable and really has a passion for their job and the chimpanzees. The stories you hear are both...More

Thank Petro G
Reviewed 8 November 2017

There are many stories here and our guide was excellent in relating them to us. A great educational experience. The different personalities are soooo interesting.

Thank DCody
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I've been to Chimp Eden before and will go again! I've followed the rescue of many of these chimps on television and it's always great to see them in person. It's a wonderful experience to be so close to them, see their interaction with each...More

Thank MissMannersApril
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Very interesting place and worth a visit, most of the chimps have such unbelievably sad back grounds and stories of bad treatments. The enclosures are all neatly kept and the guides are very informative and friendly. Its the best place for the chimps as they...More

Thank JAKTracks
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Very informative, was there to just see but will definitely go for the tour in the near future. The animals are very well looked after and the Guides are friendly.

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 16 October 2017

So glad I did not miss this experience. .I leaned so much about chimpanzees during the tour which takes place at feeding time. You get to "meet" from a safe distance each member of the chimp family and hear the sad story of the previous...More

Thank foredeckchick
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

What an eye opener for us all. A very educational tour. Jana was our guide and she gave us loads of information and very patiently answered all of our questions. Would definitely recommend this tour to others. You guys do a great job. Cozy was...More

Thank carolvdw
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place is definitely worth a visit, if only to support the work they do for the chimps. Do not expect a chimp show, or any contact with the chimps; this place has saved them from the horror of human beings. Instead, you walk with...More

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Christin H
12 March 2015|
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Response from Gypsetter66 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chris - Apologies for this late response - I have just seen the query now. In South Africa (Southern Hemisphere) our winters are June-August. This is a lovely time of year in the Lowveld (the part of the country where the... More