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Elephant Whispers

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R40 Hazyview, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
+27 82 498 4683
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Amazing experience with Africa's giants

A simply magical experience to get so close to these giants. Amazing place and such knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Neil F
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Amazing

Such a wonderful opportunity to get so close to these majestic, beautiful creations of God. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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R40 Hazyview, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A simply magical experience to get so close to these giants. Amazing place and such knowledgeable staff. Elephants just majestic. Thank you.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a wonderful opportunity to get so close to these majestic, beautiful creations of God. We loved the experience and my kids learnt a lot about these wonderful animals. Thank you for this amazing experience. Your team are doing great work in educating and growing...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Given that we spend so much time in the bush, we were a bit worried that it would an artificial, touristy experience. On the contrary, we found it to be highly educational, and an incredible way to be near such remarkable creatures. We highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to elephant whispers not really knowing what to expect, although it was called an ‘interaction’. My goodness what an eye opener it was. There were several elephants of different ages and sizes and the gentleman explained how they were trained and what they...More

Thank Kathryn J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to touch an elephant, feed an elephant and ride an elephant, then this is for you! These animals would be put down if it wasn't for this amazing facility. The elephants were all very well taken care of and given lots of...More

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Colleen K, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and wonderful recommendation, it absolutely made our team's day! We are just delighted to hear how much you and your family enjoyed their special time with the elephant. Take care, warm regards from all at Elephant Whispers.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Amazing animals. In addition to the expected demonstrations, feeding and posing with the enormous fellow, another elephant lay down on command and allowed us to examine, touch and experience them up close and personal. Staff were extremely accommodating, snapping pictures for us with our iPhones...More

Thank bbmom8
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

As an absolutely elephant obsessed woman, I can't recommend this place enough if you want hands-on experience with these magnificent creatures. I traveled there a week ago and wish I could be there now for a terrific "up close and personal" talk and demonstration by...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

We were lucky enough to experience an incredible morning at Elephant Whispers recently. They have 6 beautiful elephants and we did the interaction and walk with the elephants. The staff are very knowledgable and the interaction was fascinating, we learned a lot and the chance...More

Thank Vicky C
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

A very nice activity and recommendable. After a three day safari with seeing plenty of elephants it was a nice highlight afterwards to also be able to interact with those amazing animals. The guys at the Elephant Whisperers did a great job explaining a lot...More

Thank Markus T
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Everything about this was great. Saved the elephants. Educating about elephants. Unforgettable experience!

Thank Maki F
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Shannashortie09
9 July 2017|
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Response from lowveldextremead2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible you can brush the elephants. They actually ly down so you can feel them, touch the ears & body.
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RobPissouri_Cyprus
2 November 2016|
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Response from Colleen K | Property representative |
Hi, we can assist with organising a transfer, please email reservations@elephantwhispers, and they can book and quote on transfers. Looking forward to meeting you!
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Fernanda F
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Response from Karen J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Fernanda I sincerely hope you will enjoy your stay and make most of it! Please contact Elephant Whisper at the following number : +27(0) 13 750 2358
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