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Elephant Sanctuary

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Address: Hazyview, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 13 737 6609
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Walking with elephants

The whole experience of walking along with a elephant holding onto your hand with its trunk is something not to be missed

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The whole experience of walking along with a elephant holding onto your hand with its trunk is something not to be missed

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Durban
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We took friends who were undecided about going even though they love wildlife and they were blown away and very grateful they had done this. Great experience. Beautifully maintaned. Pleasant. And if you had a great time remember to tip the guides afterwards :)

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

You can walk with the elephants, you can feed the elephants and, if you like, you can stay over and sleep close to the elephants!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A great place to visit if you love elephants and want to learn mote about these majestic animals. The experience is personal and you learn a lot about this animal. its natural habitat and its behavior.

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Middelburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My boyfriend and I visited the Elephant Sanctuary in January 2015. What an amazing experience to be so close to elephants, then you realize how big and gentle they are. I am a Guide myself an the knowledge and experience brought so much joy to me. They owners and the staff really look after their elephants well and I think... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

an amazing place these elephants are all rescues and obviously much loved. A fantastic experience we will never forget, thankyou ! x

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Jersey Girl
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A well-versed staff, you learn all there is to know about elephants. You get 100% interaction with the Elephants and the guides take wonderful pictures of you through the whole experience. They also have a great gift shop with prices much less than Kruger. I do recommend having hand/baby wipes to clean yourself up and wear sneakers.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Lovely experience, the staff very informed and professional. a Bit sad that the elephants are not in the wild but lovely for us to see up close, kids loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

I have always wanted to have a personal experience with elephants and I got the chance to at the elephant sanctuary in Hazyview. I thought I knew about elephants but I knew nothing until this tour. Innocent our tour guide was so patient, spoke so clearly and showed such passion for what they do there. Never mind that, seeing this... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Spent a couple of hours at the sanctuary as part of a stay at Hazyview during a South Africa holiday. The experience included the elephant brush down, interaction, walk and ride. Although there are only the two elephants there, Casper and Keter, the two of them were both well behaved during our interaction and ride. It was a fabulous experience... More 

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