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Elephant Whispers

#1 of 19 things to do in Hazyview Features Animals
R40 Hazyview, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
+27 82 498 4683
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Amazing interaction

One of our highlights during our holidays was 1 1/2 Hours elephants whispers in Hazyview. Amazing... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2015
fritzeckhart
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Gilching, Deutschland
Great experience

To get so close to these huge animals is brilliant. The insight you get is very informative and... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
Ian N
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Derby, United Kingdom
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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 27 October 2015

One of our highlights during our holidays was 1 1/2 Hours elephants whispers in Hazyview. Amazing was how elephants react on orders of their guides and wie was very much impressed regarding all the new Information about elephants. We arme Sure wie we will come...More

Thank fritzeckhart
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2015

It is really great to hear you would like to visit the elephant again, everyone at Elephant Whispers hopes you can do this in the not too distant future. Thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed 26 October 2015

To get so close to these huge animals is brilliant. The insight you get is very informative and what they say about an elephant never forgets is just so true as they prove. For them to learn in excess of 250 commands and perform them...More

Thank Ian N
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2015

We are delighted you enjoyed your time with the elephant, especially Tembo - he is quite something isn't he! Thank you very much for visiting Elephant Whispers, fond regards from all of us.

Reviewed 25 October 2015

I visited this 'Sanctuary' yesterday (October 24th) with a group of fellow wildlife researchers. I had heard great things about this place and thought this would be a nice experience. We all left after 10 minutes after seeing all the guides on top of the...More

2  Thank Olivia T
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2015

Like us, you obviously care a great deal about wildlife, and about the welfare of elephant. There is so much more to Elephant Whispers than you wrote about, it is a pity that you did not hear the explanation about how we work with the...More

Reviewed 21 October 2015

Our visit to the Elephant whispers was one of the many highlights of the trip. I loved all the interaction with the elephants. Don't pass this experience up. you get to touch, feed, pet, and ride the elephants (xtra price) . You will also take...More

Thank zman111
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2015

We are so glad you have some amazing photos of you and the elephant. Thank you for your lovely review, fond regards form the Elephant Whispers team.

Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

A wonder experience on Alexander's 10th birthday. We enjoyed it very much. The elephants are looked after very well. The guides were very knowledgeable.

Thank D0ug_McKendrick
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2015

We love being part of birthday celebrations, and all wish Alexander a lovely year ahead. Thank you very much for visiting Elephant Whispers.

Reviewed 21 October 2015

My husband and I were so impressed with the knowledge of our host and their attention to detail in teaching us about elephants during our visit. The experience allowed us to engage all of the senses (except taste of course..) and granted a new level...More

Thank Amber B
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2015

Thank you so much for sharing your feedback on your time with the elephant. We really appreciate your recommendation, and join you in feeling quite relieved that the taste sense was not explored! We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Elephant Whispers.

Reviewed 19 October 2015

We were a little concerned about this experience as some commentary on the internet suggested that the Elephants were mistreated, overworked, etc. Called them from North America to get a feel as to how they operated. Felt comfortable and booked it. Really really glad we...More

1  Thank Gary L
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2015

Our whole team is absolutely delighted that your Day with the Elephant is one of your most treasured memories of your trip to Africa, thank you for your very special review. Thank you so much for allowing Elephant Whispers the opportunity to share how much...More

Reviewed 18 October 2015

We were staying at Hippo Hollow, a couple of minutes drive from Elephant Whispers, We actually visited twice as we had some time to kill between other trips, our first visit being to wake up and brush down the elephants (including a ride), the second...More

Thank SteveVClacton_on_Sea
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

Thank you very much for recommending a visit (or two) to Elephant Whispers! We loved your detailed review, fond regards form the whole team.

Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We were recommended to come here by our lodge at Ulusaba as I love elephants and wanted to know more about them and also have a ride. We were not disappointed, it was the best educational trip I have ever had! Their knowledge and love...More

Thank Jules5520
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

We wish we had a memory like the elephant! Thank you very much for your lovely detailed review, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Elephant Whispers.

Reviewed 15 October 2015

Very educational, learn lots about elephants, get up close to very large elephants, Ride a elephant around the reserve

Thank Lindsay T
Colleen K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

We are glad to hear you learnt a lot about elephant. Thank you very much for your review, fond regards, the Elephant Whispers Team.

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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
10 August 2016|
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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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