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“"My Elephants"”
Review of Elephant Sanctuary

Elephant Sanctuary
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“"My Elephants"”
Reviewed 30 March 2014

This may sound weird, but I love elephants, so going to visit this Sanctuary was the highlight of my holiday. We even got to ride them, and walk with them, and feed them, wow! I could have been up there for ever, the gentle giants of our world what an experience, never to forget!!!!

Visited August 2013
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Hildenborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“The elephants”
Reviewed 29 March 2014

The keepers are friendly they will never let you get hurt by the elephants. I've rode and fed the elephants and since then elephants are my favirote animal and I would like to work with elephants in South Africa

Visited March 2014
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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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“Once in a lifetime experience”
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Incredible to get so close. They do good work but it's a tad commercial i.e. do you want to buy a video of the 'experience'

Visited March 2014
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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Elephants not to be missed”
Reviewed 20 March 2014

We stopped just expecting tom see the elephants in an enclosure and were surprised to be able to walk with them and ride them. The whole expeiriance was amazing and once in a lifetime
To be able to touch them and have food taken out of your was magical and will never be forgotten.The guide and handlers were so professional and friendly..........great not to be missed

Visited February 2014
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UK
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Awesome experience”
Reviewed 18 March 2014

We visited early January, and our tour guide booked us in for the early morning. There were few people about and we were a small party of three so we did seem to have a very personal experience. We walked the elephants through the woods to a clearing, got up close and personal with them and learned from their keepers how they are cared for, then returned with them to the paddock and fed them halved pears until the bowl was empty! A talk then from the guide, which was very informative and his passion for his work was admirable. The staff and keepers are extremely knowledgeable and their love and respect for the elephants is clear. They even take your photos for you so that you can concentrate on your elephant experience and not on taking pictures. It was a privilege to be able to interact with the elephants and to learn so much from those who care for them on a daily basis. Will never forget my time here.

Visited January 2014
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