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“Really exciting and up close encounter with the Elephants”
Review of Elephant Sanctuary

Elephant Sanctuary
Reviewed September 24, 2012

A great experinece to learn about elephants plus have the opportunity to actually touch, feed, lead an elephant by its trunk and to be 'kissed' by its trunk. A bit sloppy, but really neat! Learned alot about elephants and was impressed at the attempts to provide a sanctuary for them here. The staff seemed to be very knowledgeable, caring about the animals and made us feel very safe even standing next to the 5-6 ton giants! A most worthwhile experinece even if a bit pricey. A once in a lifetime opportunity. Highly recommend it.

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Reviewed August 24, 2012

I liked it that before interacting with the elephants one of the guides will tell you important facts about these amazing elephants. Sad stories too about how they try to survive in this crazy world full of aggressive humans and their awful huge cities. Touching the elephants and walking with them is an unforgettable experience.

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Reviewed August 12, 2012

It was thrilling and memorable to interact with these rescued elephants. The staff are friendly and professional so we felt in safe hands. The kids loved riding on the elephants - an experience of a lifetime.

2  Thank JmumLondon
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Reviewed August 9, 2012

Lots of contact time with the elephants preceded by interesting talk from one of the guides, but I thought it a little pricey by S African standards (R1,125 for an adult and a child) for a couple of hours' visit

2  Thank John G
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

Up close with the elephants while learning more about them. Fun and interesting. All staff seem knowledgeable and caring towards the elephants.

1  Thank shelle09
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