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“Beautiful creatures”
Review of Elephant Sanctuary

Elephant Sanctuary
Federal Way, Washington
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Beautiful creatures”
Reviewed 23 November 2013

We did the evening walk, ride and elephant brush down. It is fantastic being so close to these wonderful animals. Elephants are rescued and used for educational purposes. Recommend for families.

Visited October 2013
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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 reviews
“Bucket List”
Reviewed 21 November 2013

So grateful I had the opportunity I had to experience the elephants in such close proximity.
Well worth the outing. I'm sure kids would enjoy it too. Our guide was friendly and answered all our questions and showed us some interesting things about the elephants too. Well done to Knysna Elephant Park for the wonderful conservation of these gentle giants.

Visited October 2013
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Galway
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99 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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“Great Staff & a Great Experience”
Reviewed 21 November 2013

We had to leave early in the morning and although we were the only two on the tour we werent made wait until the next one! It was our last day and the staff were extremely nice.

Great experience to see, touch and feed the elephants. Its a humbling experience!

Visited November 2013
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Berlin South Africa
2 reviews
“A must see if you are on holiday”
Reviewed 15 November 2013

I visited the Elephant Sanctuary in November 2013 and loved it our guide Godfrey was excellent, the respect for the Elephants shown by the the guide and his knowledge taught me and i am in my late fifties info i never new about Elephants.Thank-you Godfrey for such an incredible visit.

Visited November 2013
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Emsworth
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83 reviews
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“Great Experience !! Not a Circus...”
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Thankyou to the team at the sanctuary. We went here instead of the Kynsna Elephant Park because it is a sanctuary and not a park where they buy elephants. This place looks after elephants that need somwehere to live that other places cannot provide. I believed everything the guide told us and it was very genuine. We were very lucky and were the first group to go round. Myself. My wife and daughter were treated to a very personal tour of the sanctuary and we had an absolutely amazing time. We led the elephants hand in trunk and then went through to an area where the elephants did a few normal things such as shaking their heads of dust. Some people might see this as a bit circus like, but thats not what it was. They simply get the elephants to show a few things they do, to support the park being able to look after the elephants. They have room for another 5 elephants, but they only take on elephants that need looking after. After leading, stroking and feeding the elephants we also decided to go for a ride on them. This did not feel wrong and they were very happy to oblige. It was not cheap, but there are not many places in the world you can do this, plus you are helping to look after elephants that need support.

Visited November 2013
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