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Camp Jabulani Elephant Experience

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Family Elephant Encounter

The guides were friendly and knowledgeable. Got to feed and take pictures hugging the elephants... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Brian G
via mobile
Kapama Elephant Experience

I visited this experience during my 2017 visit to South Africa and thoroughly enjoyed this very... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Anne S
Sydney, Australia
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The Jabulani Elephant Experience affords Camp Jabulani guests the exclusive opportunity to immerse themselves in this herd's activities and interact with them on several levels. Some highlights include: meeting the elephants in close proximity and...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
+27 15 793 1265
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The guides were friendly and knowledgeable. Got to feed and take pictures hugging the elephants. Great expericndr for children.

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I visited this experience during my 2017 visit to South Africa and thoroughly enjoyed this very special visit. The elephants have all been orphaned during their lives and, despite the best efforts of staff, they refuse to return to the wild. Kapama have made the...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 27 May 2018

What an incredible way to spend a morning in Kapama. Being able to touch, feed and interact with these amazing behemoths was almost beyond description. We loved it!! You really can't appreciate the size and gentleness of Subakwe and Jabulani until you stand next to...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I would absolutely suggest meeting these elephants. They are gentle giants but it’s not often you get to meet an elephant that lives in the wild

1  Thank Alex K
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I was fortunate to have a one on one experience with Jabulani and Subakwe. Tiger the lead handler is very knowledgeable and you can tell he really cares for the elephants. Making experience to stand next to and feed these magnificent creatures

Thank carina34d
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The opportunity to go to Camp Jabulani was an extra excursion from Kapama Game Reserve. What a highlight! It was basically a whole morning trip in place of a game drive. They walked you through the history of how the camp was started, and what...More

Thank pauljanh
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This experience, wow! It is truly amazing. These animals are simply stunning. The centre prides itself on rescuing and re-homing elephants for all backgrounds. Unfortunately elephants easily become dependant on human contact, and because of this will not integrate into a wild heard. But they...More

Thank AngelH17
Reviewed 21 January 2018

My family and I were unsure what this experience would involve and we weren't particularly keen on some sort of circus or zoo based experience but we needn't have worried as this was an excellent experience. The elephants are free to roam all day in...More

Thank jerryskc
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We spent three nights at Jabulani with our Children and friends and had a wonderful experience. The accommodations were exceptional as was the hospitality. The food was the best I’ve ever had on safari. The guides were great with the kids and really knowledgeable. There...More

Thank Jonathan T
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Kapama River Lodge and spent a morning with these elephants. Our family of 16 (no teens) all went and had a lovely time there. We got to interact with the elephants while learning about them. We all agreed that it...More

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John M
25 August 2018|
Response from CampJabulani | Property representative |
Dear John M Thank you for the enquiry. Camp Jabulani Elephant interaction created an unique interactive experience with their herd of rescued Elephants. The main focus of the interaction is to promote elephant... More
4 August 2018|
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Response from CampJabulani | Property representative |
Dear Shazza072 Thank you for your enquiry. The Camp Jabulani Elephant Experience is a very personal and highly immersive interaction, where man and elephant meet one another on equal terms. We offer a personal orientation... More
21 June 2016|
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Response from stekie | Reviewed this property |
Good idea, afternoon safaris are the best! I believe you can book the safaris at Camp Jabulani (perhaps online or through your travel agent?). You will have to organize transportation to and from, though. Extra tip: You... More