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Elephant Whispers

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Address: R40 Hazyview, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
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+27 82 498 4683
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6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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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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My daughter loved feeding the elephant

We stayed at Hippo Hollow, just across the river from Elephant Whispers. We could see the guides/trainers riding the elephants each day and we decided to check it out. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Hippo Hollow, just across the river from Elephant Whispers. We could see the guides/trainers riding the elephants each day and we decided to check it out. We reserved at our hotel and a guide from Elephant whispers picked us up so that we could cross the bridge to the reserve. We had a fantastic encounter with the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited Elephant Whispers while on holiday in the area. It was the highlight of our trip! We booked the full experience, ride and lunch, it isn't cheap but it is worth every penny. The experience began with an informative talk, we learned many things about how the animals came to be there and about elephants in general. These animals were... More 

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Milton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe it's just me because I like animals a lot but after leaving Elephant Whispers I had goosebumps. I felt like a kid in a candy store being around all those magnificent creatures. Really sad that people want to kill these impressively beautiful creatures. The folks at Elephant Whispers were amazing. The handlers were great and look like they have... More 

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Thank Barry N
Boksburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Elephant interaction and riding elephant have always been on my bucket list. This was a dream come true. My daughter and I enjoyed the interaction and ride enormously. A lot of information was shared about elephant. The guides are also well versed with the use of different cameras and took plenty photos. Worth every cent.

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Thank Liezelvr1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and i went today and it was amazing something ill never forget. I got to hug an elephant

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Thank Blaire F
Polokwane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome experience! The interaction with the elephants is brilliant. it is very well presented and very photo friendly.

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Thank bernardM24AT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our elephant encounter. The information that they give you is quite incredible and made a huge difference for when we entered Sabi Sands the next day for our safari. Riding the elephants was a very cool experience, especially since we got to ride Timbou (probably not spelled right) who is just gigantic but so... More 

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Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

We are really happy to hear that the info you heard made a difference on your safari - tat's great! Thank you for visiting us, we hope you had a wonderful time in the Sabi Sands. Fond regards from the whole team More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've never been close to an elephant before, then go for this, but perhaps save your cash for something else if you don't have loads to spare. The 'experience' is all well and good, but the ride is super short, certainly not worth the amount of cash you have to drop. Maybe save a bit by just seeing the... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The elephants were really big and well trained. The guides and the show was fantastic...kids loved it and being able to be up close and touch and feed the elephants. We had the rides as well which again was a great experience for adult and child a like. Friendly staff as well and we learned about the dangers of poaching... More 

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Thank David L
Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

We agree - the elephant are so big, and get bigger the closer they come to you! Thank you for visiting Elephant Whispers, we are most appreciative of your support. More 

Marble Hall, Mpumalanga, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always wanted to do it. Was amazing and learned so much. Riding the elephants was an experience. Definitively something to do.

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Thank dawie2014
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we are really chuffed to hear you enjoyed your elephant experience and learnt so much about ellies. Take care and fond regards, the Elephant Whispers Team More 

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