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Elephant Sanctuary

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Hazyview, South Africa
+27 13 737 6609
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Our experience was simply amazing. There are no words for how impressive are these gentle giants... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lisamueller9
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Gentle giants of South Africia

Well worth the visit. Walked the elephants was shown every thing about the elephants, was able to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Max L
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Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia
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Hazyview, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Well done to the whole team involved with these magnificent creatures. It is my second visit with our International Guests and I can strongly recommend this experience. The staff were not only informative and kind, but a huge amount of fun too when interacting with...More

Thank dis188
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Super experience and so informative. I would suggest the early morning visit before it gets too hot. Interacting with the giants was very memorable.

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the Hazyview Sanctuary on 09-29-2017 and had an amazing time. I learned so much about these amazing creatures and was more than happy to learn that both of these boys were rescued from unfortunate situations. Their handlers treat them with the utmost respect and...More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Such majestic animals. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Close-up interaction.

Thank FrancoisBenade
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Some of he reviews do not do this place justice! Some talk about cost and others liken it to a zoo. The truth is that the two elephant on site were both saved from an uncertain future, each consume about 300kg of food a day,...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is something I would do once off. I enjoyed the experience as it was a close encounter but I expected more for the money spent.Awesome Animals hense my 4 stars.

Thank Fozia K
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

If you would like to get a close encounter with these beautifully animal this is the place to be. You will learn about them but also see, hear, feel and touch them. We also recommend the additional walk with elephants and the ride.

Thank Christophe H
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MGRL411
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
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Deegaug
13 July 2015|
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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
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