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Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary

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Eseltjierus Donkey Sanctuary

Very friendly and helpfull staff. Lovely eats at good prices. Was able to interact with some of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Nice place

Nice place , well looked after. Called and had a light lunch. Very nice and fresh food. Friend... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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“light lunch”(3 reviews)
Robertson Road, McGregor 6708, South Africa
+27 23 625 1593
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly and helpfull staff. Lovely eats at good prices. Was able to interact with some of the donkeys and such a heart warming experience. Guide was very knowledgable and taught us a lot. Many other things to do. Love the extra touches added to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PriscillaZietsman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place , well looked after. Called and had a light lunch. Very nice and fresh food. Friend staff , good value.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ilkleygirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although, for the R 5 000 it needs to provide food for one donkey in this sanctuary, my partner pointed out that's what it cost for our gardener's little daughter to stay in daycare for a year, too... while he works ... well, we all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pramodius
Reviewed December 15, 2018

Tours of the sanctuary are undertaken by a very knowledgeable and trained guide and they are very committed to imparting their knowledge of the donkeys general care, nutrition and wellbeing . The restaurant also serves delicious breakfasts or light lunches.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ursula L
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice location for tea and hot homemade scones, jam and cream. And there are donkeys! They look relieved and relaxed at last. Donate to help with the rescue mission and enjoy a pleasant Meet up with friends.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank scenic49
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Learned a lot about donkeys, interesting for the kids (6 & ), most impressed by the dedication of the staff: our guide was very knowledgeable and so passionate about his job. The animals all looked very healthy and the facilities where kept clean and tidy....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Kindness, love and respect for these often abused and uncared for animals is very evident here. These donkeys are well cared for and are enjoying a safe environment. I understand that they will also teach farmers how to care for their working farm donkeys. We...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank reginafug
Reviewed March 4, 2018

I learnt very interesting things about donkeys I did not know before. They are doing good work there and need your support

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nigel434
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful guide that took us around and know all the donkeys by name and character! The donkeys were lovely and came to say hello and like to be pet. This place does a fantastic work giving earlier abused animals a safe home...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jaguaren
Reviewed January 31, 2018

We had a lovely visit with our baby. The guides were very well informed and it was great to touch the donkeys.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank KatherineB1376
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