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Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam

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The Elephant Sanctuary has African elephants and offers an interactive elephant experience, elephant back riding and overnight accommodation. We offer hands-on educational elephant interactions. This provides our guests with a far more intimate...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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R104 Old Rusternburg Road, Madibeng 0216, South Africa
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+27 12 258 9904
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was in Hartebeespoort for my 60th Birthday and wanted to do something memorable. My sister and nephew of 11 years old accompanied me and we all had a wonderful experience. The guides were extremely friendly and patient and gave us a lot of information...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good day KimboJames We are so pleased to know that we could be part of your special day and make it a birthday that you will never forget. Thank you for your kind words and the recommendation. Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the money spent - kids and I thoroughly enjoyed the interactions with these amazing creatures. The guides were all friendly and informative, very cool few hours.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there DonovanSymes Thank you for the time you took to review us. We are pleased to know that you had such a great experience here with us and that the kids enjoyed it. Looking forward to guiding you through our Sanctuary in the near...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, beautiful well kept grounds, super neat! Affordable curios, friendly personnel great interaction with the animals!! Super experience! Great coffee shop in waiting area, clean restrooms! Thank you for taking great care of animals!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day nadine Thank you very much for this review. We appreciate your feedback and are super happy that we could provide you with this platform. See you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this with a tour company who arranged for us to go to the elephant santuary as we were staying in Sandton but we could have easily gotten an Uber there but unsure if you can get an Uber going back. Anyhow you get...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day. Thank you very much for your detailed review. We are pleased to know that you had a wonderful time here with us and that it was an experience not to be forgotten. Look forward seeing you in the near future again. Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son (15) enjoyed the experience thoroughly. Never new an elephant's tail looked like that! It was wonderful to touch and interact with these gentle giants.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day. Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are pleased to know that you and your son had an amazing time here with us. Thanks for sharing your experience. See you again soon Regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very beautiful and worthwhile experience for all ages. The venue is beautiful, animals treated very well and excellent staff. I took my 12yr old sister along and had a fantastic day. Also had an educational theme running through the whole time. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good day. Thank you very much for your awesome review! WE are pleased that not only you but your little sister had a great and educational tour here with us! Thank you for the recommendation - We look forward seeing you again soon. Regards

Reviewed March 7, 2019

The staff is very dedicated in what they do. In-depth information and insight is provided by the guides to guests. You can touch and interact with the elephants. The handlers has a wonderful relationship with the elephants and make you as a guest feeling comfortable...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2019

Good day Sightseer Thank you very much for your detailed review! We are pleased to know that our staff went out of their way to make your experience as memorable as possible. We look forward seeing you again soon. Regards

Reviewed March 4, 2019

This was such an amazing experience! We chose to pay the extra to ride the elephant, and it was really neat, but it was worth it even without that! We got to pet the elephants and walk the elephants and feed them. The guides were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Hi Kris. We are so happy to hear that our "professional photographers" got to snap your space full of awesome pictures at the Sanctuary. Thank you for the review. See you again soon.

Reviewed March 3, 2019

It was an amazing experience, being close to such gentle giants, My wife and I would recommend anyone to interact with these lovely elephants. Thank you for the great time and experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Francois K
Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Good day Francois. Thank you for the time you took to write this review about us. We are pleased to know that you and your wife had a great time here with us. Thank you for the recommendation. Regards

Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

I visited the Sanctuary in January with my Partner and his Mother and this was an amazing experience I will never forget! The staff were so welcoming, very knowledgeable and take excellent care of the elephants. Prior to this visit I was ensure of what...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Hi there mnicole94. Thank you very much for this review! We are pleased to hear that you had a memorable time here with us. Thank you for the recommendation! Look forward seeing you in the near future again. Regards

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Dreamer31287592889
March 8, 2019|
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Response from Sanctuary_Management | Property representative |
Hi there. Email reservations @ elephantsanctuary. co . za
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KaylinD15
April 15, 2018|
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Response from Sanctuary_Management | Property representative |
Good day. Our rates is R775 per adult for a one and a half hour interaction program where you get the opportunity to touch, feed, walk trunk in hand and learn about the anatomy of our African Elephants. Our tours are only... More
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Michelle W
July 9, 2017|
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Response from Sanctuary_Management | Property representative |
Good day. Please send me a mail to management @ monkeysanctuary coza so i can gather all the information required to assist.
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