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Elephant Sanctuary

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Hazyview, South Africa
+27 13 737 6609
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Lovely place

Elephants in captivity will soon be a thing of the past, when the present animals pass on. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandton,South Africa
Trunk in hand experience

We had a wonderful experience learning about all things Elephants. The girls 8 & 12 enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aurora P
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Hazyview, South Africa
+27 13 737 6609

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Elephants in captivity will soon be a thing of the past, when the present animals pass on. This offering is well run with pleasant knowledgable staff. Visitors touch and interact with the elephants under watchful eyes. There is a curio shop and refreshments. Worth a...More

Thank Gilda18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience learning about all things Elephants. The girls 8 & 12 enjoyed the hand in trunk walk and the 8y/o received a kiss from Casper the Eli.

Thank Aurora P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was really a wow experience. To realize how this world belongs to the Kingdom of Animals and we are just visiting. It's really cool that there is a safe haven for these Beasts of the earth to go to, I feel sorry that the...More

Thank 853nickyc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there in December 2017 and the service was great, the elephants were well behaved and very nice to us. Note they only had 2 elephants when we were there, but they gave us ample time to interact with them, feed them and take...More

Thank Phyllis M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Sundowner Elephant Experience and it was great. The staff was friendly from the start and the entire experience was fun and full of learning. It was not a walk up pet the elephant and go home tour, it started with about 30...More

Thank familyfrequentflyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was nice to met the elephants that close and learn more about them, to feel their skin and give them food.

Thank Mariska S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As part of our trip we really enjoyed this. Was so good to interact with the rescused elephants. Prior to the interaction there's a discussion on elephants in general which was very informative and interesting.

Thank Pranisha108
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Our experience was simply amazing. There are no words for how impressive are these gentle giants. Very friendly staff, you learn a lot about elephants and the stories of these two. Just great!

Thank lisamueller9
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Well worth the visit. Walked the elephants was shown every thing about the elephants, was able to feed them, really enjoyed our visit Coffee at the end plus photos and video of our visit. The guide had a memory for names just like an elephant....More

Thank Max L
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We went on a free day of our holiday and I’m so pleased I went. On our arrival we were met by Charamera who at the start of the tour seemed quiet but soon got into his stride and was very informative and answered all...More

Thank Lynnlynn1
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7 July 2016|
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Response from Reluctant_business | Reviewed this property |
I am not an expert, and not sure what research you have done, but I think there is a distinction between Indian Elephants and African Elephants...the Indian Elephants are not suitable for riding, whereas the African Elephant... More
13 July 2015|
Response from SanctuaryManager1 | Property representative |
Dear Deegaug, All the elephants at 3 Sanctuaries have been removed from the wild by a third party, the ellies eventually ended up with us. The older male at the Hazyview Elephant Sanctuary was removed from the Kruger... More