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Adventures with Elephants

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A humbling, emotional and tactile experience!

What an amazing place to visit! Not only are the staff at Adventures with Elephants doing great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
D H
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Edmonton, Canada
Mr M Meyer

A once in a lifetime must. This is when you realize how amazing nature really is! The hospitality... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Melgardm
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Bela Bela, South Africa
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More than the usual 'Touch and Feed' elephant experience, Adventures with Elephants invites you into the elephant’s world for a hands-on educational interaction that introduces you to our gentle giants! Learn from the team’s in-depth knowledge and...more
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Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
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+27 14 734 7730
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 November 2012

I really couldn't speak any higher of this great organization. The staff are great, they take great care of the elephants, and the elephants really are a delight to spend time with. I had some scheduling issues due to work I was doing in Africa...More

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SeanElephants, Manager at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2012

Dear Carley Thank you so much for your review on Trip Advisor. We very happy that we could assist you before you flew out to Africa, we know its terrible to land somewhere strange with no support. We are also really glad that you enjoyed...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Tried to book by mail but nobody ever replied to the mail. Tried to call several times yesterday and this morning but it seems that they don't know the time on the clock. If you say you open at 7 am you should be able...More

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Hello & thank you for taking the time to write to us. We have taken this very seriously, as this is totally unacceptable to us and our core ethos of dealing with our customers; as we hope is reflected from our previous reviews. Our bookings...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

What an amazing place to visit! Not only are the staff at Adventures with Elephants doing great work, but they make it an amazing customer experience. Such a treat to be able to get up close and personal with these incredible animals. Their handlers provided...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A once in a lifetime must. This is when you realize how amazing nature really is! The hospitality and Quality of the guides is excellent. These animals are just Wow and you must experience this!!!

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for this wonderful review and for rating us with 5*'s! We really appreciate that you choose to visit us and loved your time here with these amazing animals and our wonderful handlers. Thank you again! Kind regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

AWESUM...AWESUM experience!! Lovely place. Thank you for making it a very very special day for both of us. Great team and highly informative. Highlight for myself and my fiance was the " flintstone shower". Keep it up team and all the best for the future....More

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

Hehe thank you so much and we are soo happy that you loved every moment here with these amazing elephants. A huge congratulations again from all of us at AWE on your engagement. Wishing you all the best of 'elephant wishes' for the future! Thank...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic visit with my wife, very well organized experience. Beautiful elephants handled with such love and affection. Knowledgeable staff, Shaun and Jenna with their dedicated team will make this adventure one you'll never forget.More

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

Thank you for your wonderful feedback and we are so pleased that you loved your time here at AWE. We are delighted to hear that you found your time here well organised with healthy, happy elephants! Kind regards Sean & Jenna & the rest of...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

We truly recommend this experience to all visitors of all ages. The experience at 'Adventures with Elephants' was for us one of the most beautiful activities of our trip to South Africa. The interaction with elephants was very beautiful and the staff was amazing as...More

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

Thank you for your 5* review & we are so happy that you loved your time with these magnificent animals. To hear that it was one of the most beautiful activities on your holiday is amazing for us to hear! We will be sure to...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

To experience what people do with rescued elephants are truly an emotional experience. Feeding them, see how they interact with humans and how well trained they are. Enjoy a view from the top of one of the big five will be an emotional journey you’ll...More

Thank kobiess
SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Phew, wow, what an amazing review. Thank you so much for this wonderful feedback & to tell us how it made you feel. This is so humbling & we are so happy that you experienced all these emotions when you visited these amazing animals. Thank...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

Wonderful to know that this kind of opportunity provides these elephants with a life and a loving home. Very experienced ‘owners’ who adore these animalsMore

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this lovely review & we are delighted that you had a wonderful time with these magnificent animals. It makes our hearts happy that you felt that the elephants were happy, well looked after & content. Thank you again! Kind regards The AWE...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018

We were just in So Africa the first 2 weeks of Sept. 2018. Numzaan Safaris listed this as a day trip. We set it up because you could ride the elephants. It was so much more than we could even imagine. The interaction before the...More

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for this amazing review. This post made us all so happy that we & the amazing elephants could make this experience so special, fun & educational for you all. This makes our day! Thank you again! Kind regards The AWE...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Had such a lovely time interacting with the elephants and doing the various activities with them. Blown away by how smart and friendly they were. The elephants are well looked after. Thoroughly impressed

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for your 5* review. We are delighted that you loved your time here and found the elephants happy & healthy. We are happy that we were able to impress you and you found the experience educational. Kind regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 12 September 2018

This elephant interaction was amazing. Everyone had so much information about every elephant and you could tell they cared for them so much. Riding the elephants in Africa was magical and I’m so happy we choose to go to Elephant Adventures. Also baby Bella was...More

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you for your beautiful review. We are so happy that you loved your time here, found the experience informative and fell in love with Bela! Thank you again! Kind regards The AWE Team

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Tanf0rg0t
2 September 2018|
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Response from SeanElephants | Property representative |
Dear Tanya, Thank you for your message & interest in Adventures with Elephants. We offer firstly, an educational elephant interaction, which lasts 1 hour. This is where you meet each of our 7 elephants & learn about them... More
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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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