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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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Calm beautiful surroundings in which to discover the elephants and their dedicated keepers, this is no circus attraction but a sustainable conservation programme of a threatened... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Calm beautiful surroundings in which to discover the elephants and their dedicated keepers, this is no circus attraction but a sustainable conservation programme of a threatened species-educational and "cool"(molly aged 9) "amazing" (Gulliver aged 11) we wish the project continued success and hope to return very soon.Fingers crossed for the migration route project!

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

To do, especially with children. Do not fool yourself: this is NOT a circus or a zoo. Sean and his team love elephants and want to share their passion for them. Their message is to protect elephants and keep them free in the wild as much as we can. Thank you for that beautiful moment !

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

wonderful moments with shaun phillips and his team, really appreciated to learn about, touch, watch and even get a short ride on an elephant. miraculous creatures.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

So glad we visited Elephant Whispers. It was a true educational experience and we were all impressed with these beautiful animals.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This was an experience I shall never forget. The guides and handlers have gained the confidence of these majestic creatures and share their love and enthusiasm with visitors . I could touch the ears, skin and feet of Temba and I learnt so much about elephant behaviour. Temba can respond to 120 commands! There is the chance to take lots... More 

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Kippen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Very interesting and well done. We interacted with the elephants and their handlers and rode on one. The talk was most informative.

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

Thank you for posting your review, the Elephant Whispers Team is delighted with your 5 star feedback, great to hear you found the talk informative. Kind regards from all at Elephant Whispers More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This was a wonderful experience seeing these massive animals up close. The handlers were so passionate about their charges and just loved making sure that everyone had lots of close up photos to take away with them to remember the experience.

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

It is a wonderful experience spending time these magnificent mammals, we are delighted you enjoyed it, and have some great photographs of your visit to Elephant Whispers. Take care from all at Elephant Whispers More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had an amazing experience at Elephant Whispers a few weeks ago. It definitely exceeded my expectations. We had one-on-one contact with the resident elephants - were able to touch them, feed them, and even go on a ride through the grounds. The guides and handlers were super-knowledgeable and friendly. I highly recommend a visit.

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

Thank you very much for your positive recommendation, we are very happy your visit to Elephant Whispers exceeded your expectations. Fond regards from the Elephant Whispers Team More 

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A memory to remember and treasure. An informative talk all about the elephants and lots of opportunities to touch the whole elephant.Guides are more than happy to answer any questions and you don't feel at all rushed.They will take loads of photos of you if asked. For a little extra money you can go on an elephant ride with a... More 

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

We just love it that you can't stay away from Elephant Whispers! Thank you for your positive recommendation - do visit again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Fabulous experience and very educational - I was sceptical at first as wife wanted to go, but it became a highlight of our trip

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

The most fabulous feedback for our team is to hear that your visit was the highlight of your trip - thank you very much, we really appreciate your review, and are delighted you enjoyed being with the ellies. More 

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