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Elephant Whispers

R40 Hazyview | P O Box 2304, Hazyview 1242 , South Africa
27 0 82 498 4683
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Hazyview
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It is absolute amazing how elephants can relate to people. Their memory of over 120 tasks just gives you an idea how intelligent they are. It was a wonderful experience to get close and touch them. The staff are doing a tremendous job by using these orphaned elephants as ambassadors for the elephant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed every minute - one of the biggest highlights of our honeymoon! There is an incredible atmosphere at Elephant Whispers - we highly recommend it!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Although personally I prefer observing animals in their natural habitat, my children aged 10, 14 and 16 give elephant whispers 5 stars. They learned a lot from the elephant handlers and were touched by the stories of the elephants that had been rescued. The elephants also were in very good condition and were nicely treated by their trainers. Tembo, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Elephants are amazing creatures, and if you love them then this place is a must go to! The elephants are looked after perfectly and with the uttermost respect. Definitely worth going to!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Learned a great deal about elephants and was able to get close and touch them. Elephants were rescued and are very well cared for. Great for children.

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Camarillo, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Elephants have all been rescued from various difficult conditions, and are now very well cared for. The staff spent a lot of time teaching us about many aspects of the elephants lives and capabilities, as well as how they are cared for. No one possesses and shares that much information without truly caring for what they do.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Lots of interaction; great information giving. Make sure your tips go direct to the employed locals and not to the boss.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Visited a few years ago and plan to take my US visitors in a few months time. What a great experience to get so close to an elephant. The rides are rather expensive and definitely aimed at the foreign traveler budget, but a memorable experience.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Excellent. You won't get closer to elephants than this. Touch and ride elephants in a safe and well looked after environment. Knowledgeable and caring staff. Happy looking elephants.

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Colleen_KHazyview, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

The Elephant Whispers Team would like to thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear your positive feedback on our facility; our passionate team have worked tirelessly to create a safe haven for the elephant. More

Baltimore, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We loved our visit to elephant whispers. The staff was dedicated - especially the owner. We chatted with him at the end of our tour, and mentioned that we were walking back to Hippo Hollow (less than a KM). He did not want us to walk, so he offered us a lift in the back of his bucket - complete... More

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Colleen_KHazyview, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

Perhaps you noticed from the size of our family dog that she is in intensive training to be part of the Elephant Whispers Herd... Thank you for your lovely (and entertaining) review, we had a good laugh, and blushed a fair bit too! More

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