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Elephant Whispers

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Address: R40 Hazyview, 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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Close encounters with gentle giants

It is wat it is; a great experience with these great animals. They are taken excellent care of in this centre, we've seen worse. For children it is an event never to forget. They... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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CapelleaandenIjssel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It is wat it is; a great experience with these great animals. They are taken excellent care of in this centre, we've seen worse. For children it is an event never to forget. They explain all there is to know about the elephants. All the reviews are right: it is wonderful. If you would like a ride on the elephant... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

we learned soo much about elephant ,, saw them touched them had photos with them... u can even ride them if u book for it.. its sooo much worth going my kids enjoyed it soo much..

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Its been a great experience. Nice people and great elephant!Touching the elephants is really mindblowing! Would go there everytime again!

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montebello, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Our family of six did the elephant encounter after we left sabi sands and made our way to Ngala in Kruger. We spent two hours at the site. The first hour is spent with the guides discussing elephant life in Africa, going over all the "parts" of the elephant, and then running the elephants through some verbal commands to confirm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Excellent. It moved me to tears to see these wonderful animals massive yet so gentle. Pricey but a once in a life time experience. Will save to come again. Even the help is so friendly and knowledgeable.

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

Thank you so very much for your lovely review of your visit to Elephant Whispers, it really moved us. We are so happy you are planning to visit the six gentle giants again, fond regards from the Elephant Whispers Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My wife and myself just returned from the elephant interaction and it's all we spoke about all the way home. When we return to Hazeyview we will be back.

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

Your feedback is so heart-warming and encouraging - thank you very much. We are really appreciative of your support and just delighted to hear you want to visit Elephant Whispers again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had an absolute GREAT experience. Everyone is so friendly and the elephants are well lookerd after. I would definitely recommend a visit!

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

Thank you very much for recommending a visit to Elephant Whispers. It's fabulous to hear you had such a great elephant experience, we hope you have super photographs to remind you of your time with the ellies. Take care, the Elephant Whispers Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Wonderful experience and one of the highlights of our trip. The bond & respect between the handlers and the elephant is clear for all to see. This experience is educational and exciting, as expert handlers offer much insight into the elephant. We were able to feed an elephant, hug an elephant (well arms on him not around) and have our... More 

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

Apart from caring for the elephant in the best possible way we can, our aim at Elephant Whispers is to share the privilege of interacting with the six African Elephant with people who really care about their future. It is just wonderful to see people in awe of and inspired by these magnificent mammals. Thank you for seeing that, we... More 

Hillcrest, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

What an amazing experience interacting with the elephants, the guide is very informative and knowledgeable and anyone visiting will learn many interesting facts about elephants, the guides are very helpful with taking photographs on your behalf while you interact and ride the elephants.

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

It is super to hear you learnt so much about elephant and have some great photographs of your time with them, thank you for your lovely feedback, fond regards the Elephant Whispers Team More 

Cat Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Fabulous experience - our granddaughters rode an elephant- getting to be up close was terrific. Highly recommend.

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

Lovely to hear your elephant experience was fabulous, we hope you took plenty photographs which will provide great memories. Fond Regards The Elephant Whispers Team More 

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Additional Information about Elephant Whispers

Address: R40 Hazyview, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 82 498 4683
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Hazyview
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm

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