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“Exciting and Educational”
Review of Elephant Whispers

Elephant Whispers
Ranked #1 of 19 things to do in Hazyview
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We visited Elephant Whispers whilst on our Honeymoon in South Africa. We opted to do the "Ultimate Elephant Experience". This began with a talk about the elephants who were patiently stood behind the host in a line of 6. He gave the elephants commands to follow and it was fascinating to see that they could follow so many instructions.
We were also able to take turns feeding an elephant, stroking it and having our photograph taken with it. Whilst this was happening the host went into a lot of detail talking about the anatomy of the elephant, and their eating and breeding habits. It was very interesting and easy to understand.
Then came the most exciting part of the day, when we went for an elephant ride! The elephant walked up to a wooden platform, and we carefully stepped off the platform onto the elephant. We held onto some fabric straps and there was a guide on the front of each elephant too. It was amazing and such a great memory. The guides on the ground take the guests cameras and photograph them during the elephant ride which is great. We got some great photographs!
After this we had a lovely lunch of fresh fruit, sandwiches and soft drinks on a wooden decking overlooking the lake, where the elephants were having a mud bath! The staff here are so passionate about the welfare of the elephants and they take safety extremely seriously.
This is well worth a visit!

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Colleen_KHazyview, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2014

Thank you so very much for your lovely detailed review about your Ultimate Elephant Experience, we are delighted you enjoyed the activity, and really appreciate your recommendation. We hope your photographs bring back great memories of your time with the elephant.

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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Elephant Whispers was an extraordinary experience! We learned a fortune about elephants in an entertaining and interactive way. The staff were incredibly professional, spoke quickly and professionally while giving over a lot of information in an understandable way. The information was relevant and interesting and far from boring. Riding the elephants was absolutely breathtaking and our whole visit was an experience I will treasure forever.

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Colleen_KHazyview, Front Office Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2014

We are so glad you found the elephant information shared so interesting. Elephant are amazing, I don't think we will ever know all there is to know about them, but what a great adventure it is learning every day!
Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review.

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Getting up close to the Elephants was such a privilege. Amazing experience and kudos to all who work there

Thank JLeeT2014
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Colleen_KHazyview, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2014

It is a unique and very special privilege to spend time, with these amazing mammals. Thank you for your lovely review, everyone at Elephant Whispers is very chuffed to hear your feedback.

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Reviewed 24 July 2014

We visited the camp with our 4 grandchildren and 2 daughters and had a delightful time learning about elephants and were so impressed with their intelligence and training. The ride and opportunities for pictures were excellent, so we have great memories. I would highly recommend a visit to Elephant Whispers.

Thank Kay E
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Colleen_KHazyview, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2014

It's just great to hear that Elephant Whispers are part of your family's great memories! Thank you very much for your lovely review and recommendation, we are very chuffed that your enjoyed visiting the elephant.

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Reviewed 22 July 2014

Yesterday 21.07.2014 we visited Elephant Whispers. It was a great experience. We learned a lot of the African Elephant. They do a really good job at Elephant Whispers. Our kids were able to feed the elephant. Our favorite is Tembo!!!,

This is a must do when you visit Hazyview Mpumalanga. Go see yourself!!!

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Colleen_KHazyview, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Whispers, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2014

Thank you for your lovely review, we are most appreciative of your positive recommendation, and are delighted you enjoyed your time at Elephant Whisper. Tembo is quite something isn't he, time spent with him is jus wonderful!

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