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Elephant Whispers

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Address: R40 Hazyview, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 82 498 4683
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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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Great interaction with Elephants at Elephant Whispers

Elephant Whispers is a place to interact with and learn about elephants and their behaviour. One can also (accompanied by the groom, or handler) go for a ride on the back of an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Mhimbi
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Johannesburg
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Johannesburg
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Elephant Whispers is a place to interact with and learn about elephants and their behaviour. One can also (accompanied by the groom, or handler) go for a ride on the back of an elephant . In addition one learns about the different methods employed by South African grooms locally, versus what is done elsewhere, particular in Asia with regard to... More 

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

Lovely to hear you enjoyed your interaction and spending time with the elephant, thank you for your review, we are most appreciative of your support. Take care from the Elephant Whispers Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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95 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're into whispering to animals (and perhaps talking to the trees) this may be a great experience if you have money to burn. Attributing anthropomorphic attributes to anything but humans may not be in the best interest of the animals or plants and I am not in favour of people trying to make a fast buck out of promoting... More 

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

We can hear you care deeply about wildlife. We do too, passionately so. Not sure we agree it's a moot point judging an activity you have not done, but respect that you obviously feel very strongly about expressing your views. More 

Skukuza, South Africa
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and I visited Elephant Whispers, I am generally not a great fan of Interacting with Wildlife but we had heard it was quite good so we went to have a look. The Tour / Excursion in the end was quite enjoyable, the guides were good and we learned about Elephants and some of the animals there, there is... More 

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

Thank you very much for visiting Elephant Whispers, we appreciate your detailed feedback about your experience, take care, the Elephant Whispers Team More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Elephants seem really happy and are looked after we'll.It was a great experience getting up close and personal with these gentle giants.Would not have missed this experience .A must do if in the area.

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

Thank you for your lovely recommendation, we are most appreciative of your support. Fond regards from the Elephant Whispers Team. More 

Burlingame, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love love love our elephant experience! Was able to be up close and personal with the elephants! We learned a lot about them, interacted with them, we got to hug, kiss and touch them!!! The guides are all friends and helpful! They took lots of pictures and videos for us while interacting with the elephants with no extra charge so... More 

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Thank Rhayne1
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this review

Your review absolutely made our day - so wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your time with the elephant! Our ellies Tembo, Shamwari, Medwa, Ziziphus, Lindiwe and Andile send their best! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited today and what a day we had! Interacted with elephants and rode an elephant. Both elephants and staff seemed happy & content. Very educational a real must see if in the area!! Beautiful facilities, very welcoming also. GREAT value for money.

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

It's just great to hear your feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Elephant Whispers. Fond regards from the whole team. More 

Dortmund, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a one in a liftetime experience and is worth the Money! Fantastic Project, wonderful guides, animals are very happy and treated in a very good way! Support this Project if you are in Hazyview!

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

Thank you very much for your great recommendation - our whole team is most appreciative of your great review. More 

leicester
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66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As committed vegetarians and animal lovers we're always a bit cautious of seeing animals in captivity but we needn't have worried. The staff adore the elephants who are very well looked after indeed. The whole experience was deeply moving as the majesty and gentleness of these giants was quite awesome. I'd recommend this to anyone - do it!

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

Thank you for your special feedback which means a great deal to our wonderful team who work so hard caring for the elephant. You obviously care so much for the welfare of animals, thank you for your support. More 

Kent
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103 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were initially skeptical about seeing `trained elephants' and therefore somewhat cautious as to whether we should book Elephant Whispers. However, we are pleased we did having seen first hand the care, environment and relationships the elephants have with their grooms. Eugene went to great lengths during the introduction to talk about key differences between the Indian Elephant Mahouts and... More 

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

Thank you very much for your review about your visit to Elephant Whispers, we are most appreciative of the detail you shared. Caring for the elephant in the very best way possible is an honour and privilege. We take the responsibility of ensuring they are safe, healthy and content ,with as much access to their natural surroundings as possible. More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Elephant whispers is a must do, it's incredible. The elephants are so well looked after and all staff are very passionate about the elephants. It was very informative and interesting to hear all the information they give about the elephants and its mind blowing how clever the elephants are. I absolutely love elephants and this was a once in a... More 

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

We loved your feedback that it was a dream to spend a few hours with the elephant, it really is such an amazing experience to get to know them. Thank you very much for your support, fond regards from the Elephant Whispers Team. More 

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