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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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Wasn't sure what to expect but first given a lesson on elephants...very informative. The 2 speakers were passionate about their elephants. Opportunity to feed, touch and take... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect but first given a lesson on elephants...very informative. The 2 speakers were passionate about their elephants. Opportunity to feed, touch and take close up photos with the elephants. The staff were very helpful (even if bored!). When it came time to ride the elephants, they made it very easy to load on and off. They... More 

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Thank Sally B
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Elephants whispers was probably one of my favorite highlights. Andre and the staff are top class and they only provide the best service. The amount of knowledge they have is awesome and I felt so privileged to view these magnificent creatures up close. if you are ever in Hazyview you have to visit elephant whispers.

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Thank GrantKritzinger
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we had an opportunity to ride on the elephants and feed them. The trainers are very friendly and professional. It was a great experience overall

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Thank 808wendy
Colleyville, Texas
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Elephant Whispers is run so professionally. The trainers thoroughly went through the process of how the keep and train the elephants and allowed for multiple opportunities for everyone to feed and touch the elephants. We also did the elephant ride and I would recommend including this in your experience. Make sure to stop here!!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable experience and found it very educational. It was amazing to get so close to the elephants and learn about them and see how intelligent they are. You get a sense that the staff really care about what they do and care for the elephants. You have the option to ride the elephants, which was a... More 

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Thank Denzal23
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't rate this place high enough - 2 options Elephant Interaction or the interaction followed by a rid on one of the elephants. It was a great experience learning how intelligent these animals are - the trainers/ carers who work with the ellies are humourous and informative - they encourage you to have as much interaction with the ellies as... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In general I feel concerned about attractions that offer visitors a chance to interact directly with wildlife, but everything about Elephant Whispers suggests that the staff put the animals first with education a strong second, which makes this experience a much more positive one than others out. While visitors interacted with the elephants, staff offered a huge amount of information... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely experience with the 6 rescued elephants. Everyone gets time to spend with the animals. You can touch and feel their skin and feed the elephant pellets. The talk is also fantastic as you learn loads about elephants that you probably didn't even know. The handlers are very knowledgeable and so helpful. You can give your camera or... More 

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

We are just delighted that you had an awesome experience and learnt so much about elephant. Thank you for your detailed feedback, we are most appreciative of your review. Fond regards from the Elephant Whispers Team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spectacular and touching experience. It is build for tourist but it was nice to interact with elephants

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

Being with the elephant is such a touching experience, and an amazing privilege. Thank you for your feedback, we are very happy you enjoyed your time at Elephant Whispers. More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did a morning elephant whispers experience with a ride with my family. It was so amazing!! We cannot begin to say what a privilege it was to meet the Elephant Whispers staff and to engage with them and the wonderful Ellies they work with. Their vast amount of knowledge about elephants was captivating and kept us enthralled. Their enthusiasm and... More 

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