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“AWESOME!”
Review of Elephant Sanctuary

Elephant Sanctuary
Ranked #6 of 14 things to do in The Crags
Certificate of Excellence
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“AWESOME!”
Reviewed July 21, 2014

Go for a ride on these big animals. The guides were talkative and informative. It was a lot of fun. They also take pictures and a video during your ride. We purchased both! Wonderful memories.

Visited July 2014
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“The most interesting wildlife experience ever!”
Reviewed July 16, 2014

In a zoo or game park you only come up to a very safe distance from these Giants of the Forest. To touch them, walk them with their trunks in your hand, then FEED them and to top it off, RIDE on them too - - WoW, Wow, Wow! If you are ever in this area do not miss out on this!

Visited July 2014
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Amazing interaction”
Reviewed July 13, 2014

I found it hard to concentrate on the information our guide was giving us as the elephants were so amazingly gentle and walking holding the trunk was one of the most incredible and amazing experiences. My 13 year old son also did the walk and the elephant back ride and said it was the highlight of his trip !

Visited July 2014
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Groningen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice trip with Elephants”
Reviewed July 9, 2014

It's a nice sanctuary with Elephants, the people take really good care of the elephants.

We did a short elephant back ride, it only lasted for a few minutes and it cost me a lot of money.

If you are planning on going there, you should take a walk with the elephants, it's cheaper and takes about an hour. You can even hold its trunk if you like.

Visited December 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Gently Giants!”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is my best place, I love Elephants so interacting with these animals was wonderful, also you can ride them for an extra fee, a pity the ride is not longer though....Again the guide is excellent and walking and feeding the Elephants is the best.

Visited August 2013
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