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Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm

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Really Interesting Facility for Animal Welfare.

Located in the depths of the countryside is this wonderful facility where primarily vervet monkeys... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Southwold, United Kingdom
An amazing place to visit and work

My daughter and I volunteered here for just under 2 weeks. It's an amazing place to visit and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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“hard work”(14 reviews)
“two weeks”(5 reviews)
447 Groot Nylsoog KR, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
+27 14 736 4090
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All reviews hard work two weeks end of the day take care volunteer experience long term love animals amazing experience keep up the good work medical care personal experience monkeys living young monkeys any questions fantastic job tiny babies staff were friendly
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Located in the depths of the countryside is this wonderful facility where primarily vervet monkeys that have been harmed or injured in some way or orphaned are rehabilitated and cared for. Once they are healthy and active the centre puts together colonies of the animals...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I volunteered here for just under 2 weeks. It's an amazing place to visit and work. We saw some wonderful things and got to experience the joy that is the Vervet Monkey. All the staff were friendly, dedicated and helpful. The knowledge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank angielm2015
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Loved our tour / experience here. The staff are so knowledgeable and incredibly caring and passionate. It is shameful that most of the animals in their care are due to man's negative influence. You are doing a fantastic job - keep up the good work.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Redman2005
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This ia a very good wildlife rehab centre and we commend you for this work! Slight recommendation. .. make tour shorter...interactions longer! We are somewhat similar also in the fact that our attention span is limited! ! Please .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SakkieS11
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little place. Enjoyed a great informative tour and got to interact with some monkeys as well. 4x4 definitely needed for the drive there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank l0uisek1
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Awesome experience a good guide amazing rehabilitation process of injured and abused monkeys and baboons and eventual release back into the wild. Also had an amazing personal experience with young monkeys they so cute. monkys and baboons walk around free

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlonM107
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved our visit here. The work done to try and rehabilitate the monkeys is fantastic and it is such a special place. Some of the stories about what has happened to the animals are so sad however it is great that they have been...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Karen94
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

If you want animals, views and a real interactive experience with monkeys, zebras, giraffe and many more this is the place to visit. The staff are friendly and welcoming and with a lovely large pool and tanning area. There is a small gift shop where...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank davidrU5969ZS
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We booked a 11:00 tour via the website. We received a booking confrmation via email. No where was it mentioned that we will not be able to enter the Bambelela premises earlier than the exact tour times. We checked out earlier at our resort to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JulianaP3504
Reviewed 12 May 2018

We spent 2 nights and a full day at Bambelela and wish we had more time to help ! This place is so great and getting close to 20 release in the wild: success! We went in the chalet which are really spacious and well...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bnoy
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2 September 2018|
Response from Karen94 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, when I went it was about 100rand per person and they do morning and afternoon tours. I think it was 11am & 2:30pm. You need to book it directly with them so best dropping them an email.
Jonathan C
20 March 2018|
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Response from Bambelela-Silke | Property representative |
We'd be vervet happy to welcome you here. Volunteers are important for our existance and your helping hands will be appreciated.
27 February 2018|
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Response from kimwI4941BD | Reviewed this property |
Hi The distance between the two is approximately 62km. A drive of 1hr 13mins. Highly recommend a visit to Bambelela.