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Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm

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Really Interesting Facility for Animal Welfare.

Located in the depths of the countryside is this wonderful facility where primarily vervet monkeys... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David2010
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Southwold, United Kingdom
An amazing place to visit and work

My daughter and I volunteered here for just under 2 weeks. It's an amazing place to visit and... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
angielm2015
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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447 Groot Nylsoog KR, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
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All reviews hard work two weeks end of the day take care volunteer experience long term love animals amazing experience keep up the good work personal experience young monkeys fantastic job staff were friendly well worth the trip south africa worthwhile experience volunteers
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First impressions, dirty untidy farm setup. Curio shop very small and stuffy with a pile of old and used matresses at the back of the cashier. Not a pretty sight. One of the ladies on the tour needed a wheelchair and Bambelela provided the most...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, I'm very sorry to hear that your experience of Bambelela was such a bad one. Please keep in mind, we are not a Zoo but a working farm and visiting us means you get to know everything about and around us....our main aim is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the depths of the countryside is this wonderful facility where primarily vervet monkeys that have been harmed or injured in some way or orphaned are rehabilitated and cared for. Once they are healthy and active the centre puts together colonies of the animals...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David2010
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I volunteered here for just under 2 weeks. It's an amazing place to visit and work. We saw some wonderful things and got to experience the joy that is the Vervet Monkey. All the staff were friendly, dedicated and helpful. The knowledge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Loved our tour / experience here. The staff are so knowledgeable and incredibly caring and passionate. It is shameful that most of the animals in their care are due to man's negative influence. You are doing a fantastic job - keep up the good work.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Redman2005
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This ia a very good wildlife rehab centre and we commend you for this work! Slight recommendation. .. make tour shorter...interactions longer! We are somewhat similar also in the fact that our attention span is limited! ! Please .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SakkieS11
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little place. Enjoyed a great informative tour and got to interact with some monkeys as well. 4x4 definitely needed for the drive there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank l0uisek1
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Awesome experience a good guide amazing rehabilitation process of injured and abused monkeys and baboons and eventual release back into the wild. Also had an amazing personal experience with young monkeys they so cute. monkys and baboons walk around free

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlonM107
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved our visit here. The work done to try and rehabilitate the monkeys is fantastic and it is such a special place. Some of the stories about what has happened to the animals are so sad however it is great that they have been...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Karen94
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

If you want animals, views and a real interactive experience with monkeys, zebras, giraffe and many more this is the place to visit. The staff are friendly and welcoming and with a lovely large pool and tanning area. There is a small gift shop where...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank davidrU5969ZS
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We booked a 11:00 tour via the website. We received a booking confrmation via email. No where was it mentioned that we will not be able to enter the Bambelela premises earlier than the exact tour times. We checked out earlier at our resort to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Tanf0rg0t
2 September 2018|
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Response from Karen94 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, when I went it was about 100rand per person and they do morning and afternoon tours. I think it was 11am & 2:30pm. You need to book it directly with them so best dropping them an email.
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Jonathan C
21 March 2018|
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Response from Bambelela-Silke | Property representative |
We'd be vervet happy to welcome you here. Volunteers are important for our existance and your helping hands will be appreciated.
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CherieL182
28 February 2018|
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Response from kimwI4941BD | Reviewed this property |
Hi The distance between the two is approximately 62km. A drive of 1hr 13mins. Highly recommend a visit to Bambelela.
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