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Elephant Whispers

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Address: R40 Hazyview | P O Box 2304, Hazyview 1242 , South Africa
Phone Number: +27 82 498 4683
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Description: For those seeking a unique and memorable wildlife encounter, an Elephant...
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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A Must Do in Hazyview

We visited Elephant Whispers as the last activity of a short trip to the Kruger Area. Whilst not cheap, this up close and personal experience with 6 elephants is not to be missed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Horley, England, United Kingdom
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Horley, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We visited Elephant Whispers as the last activity of a short trip to the Kruger Area. Whilst not cheap, this up close and personal experience with 6 elephants is not to be missed. There is an educational side where the elephants are presented to visitors and various aspects of their bodies and lifestyle are explained. The guides are all very... More 

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Sonoma, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I had the best time!! The elephants are amazing!! The visit starts with someone giving us information on elephant physiology and behavior. He was extremely well informed! We were introduced to the elephants an given an opportunity to ride an elephant. Lots of picture opportunities. We had purchased a package that included lunch. The food was excellent and the presentation... More 

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Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

It was just wonderful for the Ellie Whispers Team to hear your feedback; we are delighted you had the best time with the elephant, it is really special spending time with them. Thank you very much for your positive review. More 

Miami, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is an amazing sanctory for elephants, and great for a visit. You get eductaed about the elephants, how long they live, how they age, and life styles. A wonderful place and you will have a much better understanding of preservation and the conservation of these majestic animals

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Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we are most appreciative of your support. Our aim is to provide a safe haven for the ellies, and to share an important conservation message with visitors - and of course its just great to see visitors enjoying the privilege of spending time with these amazing mammals. Fond regards for the Elephant Whispers Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My best friend, of 20 years, recently celebrated her birthday and I did not know what to get her. Someone suggested I have a look at Elephant Whispers and that is where an experience of a life time all started. This past Friday my friend and i set off for her birthday weekend in Hazyview, with the main aim to... More 

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Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

The team loved meeting you both - finally! Thank you for your lovely feedback, it is very special for us to hear what your elephant experience meant to you. More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We spent an afternoon at Elephant Whispers in May 2015 with our three young daughters (8, 6 and 4 yrs old). We very much enjoyed the history of the sanctuary and some of the elephants that currently reside there. The initial interaction is a great mix of education which is reinforced with entertainment. It was great for the kids and... More 

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Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely detailed review - your feedback means so much to the whole team who take every visitors elephant experience to heart. We are delighted your family's ellie experience was good, thank you very much for your support. Take care, from the Ellie Whispers Team More 

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216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

An hour of interaction and learning about éléphants. Not cheap, not overly expwnsivr, just ok for an hour....

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Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review, we are very happy that you found the Elephant Interaction interesting and that Elephant Whispers was worth a visit. Take care, fond regards, the Elephant Whispers Team More 

New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My daughter and I spent the morning at the Elephant Whisperers interactive conservancy. We were pleasantly surprised at the extensive amount of interaction that we had with the elephants. All of the elephants are rescues, and are treated with the utmost respect and care. Along with the guests having a great experience, the elephants well-being is a top priority, We... More 

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Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

Your feedback has motivated the Ellie Whispers Team, thank you very much for your positive recommendation and detailed review. We really appreciative your 'thumbs up'! More 

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We visited South Africa for two weeks, and this was a great place to visit, especially as you transition from city into safari. Elephant Whispers was our first animal encounter in Hazyview. We loved the educational setting and we learned a lot about elephants and the history of how they came to the sanctuary. We've read other guest complaints about... More 

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Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts on your elephant experience, and on how well the team treat and care for the elephant. We really appreciate your feedback and recommendation, fond regards, the Elephant Whispers Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This was a phenomenal experience and very humbling, Eugene, Shaun and Lars with their team made our visit very memorable. Seldom have we been moved by interaction with animals like we were at Elephant whispers, to see the team interact with animals that are so loved and cared for is truly unique. The Elephants were untroubled and obviously well looked... More 

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Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

Your feedback made our team's day - thank you very much! We are all very proud to be part of a team who care so passionately for the elephant. More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We all learned a huge amount about these kind and gentle animals. Loved the opportunity to all ride on Tambo.

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Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

Great to hear you learnt so much about elephant. One thing we have learnt, is that they are always a few steps ahead of us, which is very humbling! Thank you for your review, take care, from the Elephant Whispers Team More 

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