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Adventures with Elephants

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Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
+27 14 734 7730
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Super fun and educational

We participated the interaction with elephants as well as the riding and this was absolutely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mare K
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Unforgettable experience

Enlightening, exhilarating, amazing .... what more can one say? Information shared with us by Sean... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
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Offering way more than the usual “Touch and Feed’ elephant experience, Adventures With Elephants offer unique intimate hands-on educational elephant interactions, elephant-back safaris, swims on elephants, starlight safaris as well as tailor-made events such as weddings, team-building, corporate functions and filming. Info:Adventures With Elephants is an educational elephant interaction facility / venue located on a beautiful 300 hectare wildlife reserve. AWE is situated an hour’s drive north from Pretoria and is a short 35 km from Bela Bela off the R516 on the D1000 adjacent to the Zebula Country Club. Adventures With Elephants is managed by the Hensman family who have been privileged to have lived and worked with elephants since 1988 and as such offer unrivaled elephant experiences.
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Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We participated the interaction with elephants as well as the riding and this was absolutely fantastic experience! Children also loved it! We learned alot and I highly appreciate their professional touch and good care of the animals. I recommend to do the riding as well.

Thank Mare K
SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for this great review & we are really delighted that you loved the Interaction & the safari ride. We will pass on your kind words to the staff too. Thank you for visiting us. Kindest regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 5 days ago

Enlightening, exhilarating, amazing .... what more can one say? Information shared with us by Sean and his elephant handlers filled us with wonder and respect for these giants. All the staff are obviously very experienced and especially the confidence and care with which the handlers...More

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your great review. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time & so pleased that you walked away with information & a new found a new awe for these wonderful animals. Thank you for visiting us. Kind regards The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time. The guides were all great. It was a great outing for the whole family, even my 2 year old enjoyed the interaction with the elephants.

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So wonderful to hear that you loved your time here & the whole family could enjoy! Thank you for visiting. Kind regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience, fantastic animals and staff were very good and informative, experience I will never forget. Thank you for such a great time and taking great care of these beautiful animals.

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words & great feedback. :) We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here with these wonderful animals. Kind regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our office went to interact with the Elephants. Me and my colleagues had a great time. The whole experience was educational and so amazingly magical. They are truly amazing animals. The guides/care takers were so much fun to be around, the endured all our questions...More

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5* review. We love that you & your colleagues had such a wonderful time & we will be sure to pass on your praise to our staff. Thank you for visiting! Kind regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learned so much about the majestic creatures! Will definitely recommend to anyone. pure joy! Thank you

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great review & we are so happy that you loved your time here with the ellies! We hope to see you again. Kind regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The elephants were beautiful. The instructors were lovely. I definitely would go back. I will be recommending Adventures With Elephants to family and friends.

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting & your recommendations! We are delighted that you had such a great time & hope to see you again! Kind regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never really thought about going to see and visit elephants until a friend suggested it to me and it has changed my whole view about elephants and people. The friendly and knowledgeable staff really put everything in to perspective and this place is...More

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this review & all your feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you loved your time here & saw that the elephants are happy & well cared for on their 380 hectares. Thank you so much for visiting us! Kind regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time and learned an awful lot about these incredible creatures. The staff and the entire program was so worthwhile and so much fun. Well worth the trip and time!More

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou for this great review & we are delighted that you enjoyed your time here with these wonderful animals. We will be sure to pass on your praise to our staff for a job well done! Thank you for visiting us! Kind regards The AWE...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife had a great day and whould say this is something everyone should do in there life....

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this recommendation! We are delighted that you had such a great time & so glad that you were able to visit us! Kind regards The AWE Team

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davidoG8850PN
4 December 2017|
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Response from FredaRandburg | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The telephone number for Adventures with Elephants: Phone: 014 734 7730
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willie m
13 October 2017|
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Response from Win_V2013 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can go by yourself. Please book before the time. We were only three people when we went. If there are other people booked on the same day, then you will just join them. It is really worthwhile going. I am going... More
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willie m
13 October 2017|
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Response from SeanElephants | Property representative |
Hello & thank you for your question. The answer is ABSOLUTELY! There is no need to be with a group to come & connect with the elephants & it's such a wonderful experience. As the previous comments suggest, you will... More
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