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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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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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Rotary Youth exchange tour

Very interesting to learn about these amazing elephants with hands on experiences that absolutely flawed the students. Thank you!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Traci H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting to learn about these amazing elephants with hands on experiences that absolutely flawed the students. Thank you!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The ranges really love these magnificent animals. I had the pleasure to ride one. My grandson who is 8 years old will remember this experience for ever 😘

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Thank lynnshawoldham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My son and I loved the Elephant Whispers. To have an opportunity to get up and personal was wonderful. The elephants looked very content and the staff where very attentive to them. I particularly loved the fact that the staff were so well informed and found it to be very educational. Why bittersweet then? We humans have forced these animals... More 

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Chevy Chase, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great experience to touch and ride the elephants as well as learn about them. We rode the largest elephant Tambo. The elephant's back is much wider than a horse. The guides will take many photos of you and your family.

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Thank FamilyWth3Boys
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I took her elderly parents for a treat visit, as neither had previously been very close to an elephant. The elephants are treated very well - lovingly trained and cared for. All the guests - we were probably the only South Africans - learned so much and the foreigners who could afford the experience were taken on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a visit. We were worried that it would be one of those organisation that'll do anything for the tourists, including hurting the animal. But once we got there we immediately saw that that's not the case. They took great care of the beautiful animals and would never do anything to hurt them. They can walk free if they wish... More 

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my visit to this place. Elephants well kept, taught skills (rather than tricks) in order to be well behaved and to allow their health to be monitored. They also had a job to do for their keep which must be enormous. At least they hadn't been culled which was the alternative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the one hour close up with elephant where you can approach them really close and learn a lot of thing about them Then we had the stroll on the elephant back which was really fun the location is really nice

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Elephant Whispers is a must! They have 6 gorgeous elephants which are very well looked after. The guide are all very knowledgeable and friendly. We paid for the elephant interaction and sunset ride. During the interaction one of the elephants (a big attention seeker, my favourite) stood around metre away from us. The guide gave us information regarding elephant anatomy... More 

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Carthage, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying near Kruger, we added this event to our agenda. It was easy to get to and very interesting. This is a refuge for a small group of elephants who would have been killed. They care for them and also train them to be gentle enough for the public to see and touch and ride! We learned a lot.... More 

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