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Address: Hazyview, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 13 737 6609
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Riding the gentle giants

What an experience! Wow! The guides' knowledge of these magnificent animals is amazing. They treat these mighty elephants as if thet are their own! To feel, touch and ride... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Christa S
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Hazyview, South Africa

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Hazyview, South Africa
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

What an experience! Wow! The guides' knowledge of these magnificent animals is amazing. They treat these mighty elephants as if thet are their own! To feel, touch and ride these gentle giants are truly an amazing experience! Keep up the good work!!!!!

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Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Loved the experience here at Elephant sanctuary, loved the information and interaction with these wonderful animals. it an experience of a lifetime

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Definately the highlight of our honeymoon. We loved being so close to the elephants. So in awe of these beautiful animals The staff are incredible. Gave us lots of interesting info about the elephants. They are so helpful and friendly too. Thanks to all at the Elephant Sanctuary. We will definately be back

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Johannesburg, Südafrika
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I liked the detailed explanation of the build and intelligence of the elephant by our guide. We went through the whole structure of the elephant. The interaction was fun and exciting at the same time. My highlight was standing next to the giant elephant, touching him and also the elephant giving me a kiss with his trunk. Definite worth a... More 

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County Carlow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Got up close and personal with the elephants. You get to walk with them (holding hand/trunk) and feed them. To be able to touch them and see their beauty is amazing. Felt very comfortable to stand beside such a large animal. They have such an amazing character. A real lovable animal

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Clarens, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I always loved elephant, but what an experience to get to know these gentle giants up close and personal. It is something we will never forget. Walking with them, feeding them and get a big sloppy kiss. Something that I will tell everybody to do. the guides and trainers are well informed and the elephants are handled with the respect

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Amazing day with the elephants. You get to walk with them, feed them, kiss them, ride them, They seem very happy and looked after. it is an amazing experience.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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Additional Information about Elephant Sanctuary

Address: Hazyview, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 13 737 6609
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Hazyview
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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