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Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary

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Creates a deep appreciation for elephants

My wife and I he heard how inhumane it was to ride elephants but after we learned, connected, ride... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim L
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Chicago, Illinois
Trunk up or Trunk Down

You are going to love this opportunity to interact with these wonderful creatures and to give them... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
sherry066
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brampton,Ontario,Canada
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The Wild Horizons Elephant Encounter - Walk With Giants affords guests the opportunity to unobtrusively interact with some of the biggest personalities in Africa, in a pristine wilderness environment overflowing with raw natural beauty. Guests spend...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I he heard how inhumane it was to ride elephants but after we learned, connected, ride, fed, and pet the elephants, we were happy to have contributed to their care and research. These elephants are free to run away but they come...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An exhilarating experience a real adrenaline rush. Two together go further and faster! A different way to see the valley floor.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carole F
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Carole Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your high wire experience with us. Our staff are highly trained to provide maximum safety and maximum enjoyment to all our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I was very eager to climb onto one of these precious animals and ride out into the sunset. We climbed aboard our new large friends and took a tour of the gated park for the next 45 minutes. What I found to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

You are going to love this opportunity to interact with these wonderful creatures and to give them their special treats at the end. To be able to touch them and talk to them in their natural environment was a thrill. Wild Horizons shows respect for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sherry066
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Dear Sherry Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We love to read how much guests have enjoyed interacting with the elephant herd. We are passionate about elephants and elephant conservation and are glad we could share that with...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

We had great experiences on safari and at the Falls, but being groped by a matriarch elephant was one of the most exhilarating things we did. She was very gentle, but used her trunk to check us out all over, She let me put my...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elaine S
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear Elaine Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful visit to our elephant herd and enjoyed all the aspects. We are passionate about conservation, and elephant conservation in particular. As you so correctly noted, our...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

We were looking for ethical company that offers Elephant encounters and found this Sanctuary. They focus on conservation and rehabilitation of these beautiful creatures and education of public. We had an amazing, unforgettable morning. We were able to walk with the elephants in the bush,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kolobezko
Reviewed 9 September 2018

It was very important to me that when we visited these gorgeous animals that it was at a place that didn't exploit them. And we found this at Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary. We were picked up at our accommodation and taken to the Sanctuary, where...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Sue Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed this amazing and unique experience so much. Wild Horizons are passionate about wildlife conservation and your support...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We went a few days ago and I am still in awe.... we got the full video and pictures on a flash drive... watched again this AM....amazing...do the full walk with and feeding you get to touch them and walk with them and feed them...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Colleen Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your Elephant Back Safari. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the experience so much. Wild Horizons work very hard to promote conservation in the area and we are...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We visited with a group of 30 on a Tauck tour. The Tauck folks are known for arranging things not always available to all, so my advice would be to verify what you might get for your visit. On our Tauck tour, we received: Welcome...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Brian Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with the elephants so much. Out staff are passionate about their work with elephants and we are delighted that this...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

The overall experience was nice, but you should know that it's very short. Maybe 30 minutes with the elephants. I understand why, but it goes by really fast. They will try to get you to buy a photo/video DVD, but it's wildly overpriced (especially for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jdogfunk
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed the overall experience and apologize that you felt it was too short. Our staff are very happy to take photographs and videos for you...More

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Response from Jean Ann F | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall his weight, but he is 33 yo. We bought his foot print and I framed it. SO amazing.
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Response from Metokas | Reviewed this property |
as it was part of a package individual pricing is unavailable. However there were two rides: we left our hotel Zambezi river Lodge at six am and the second ride is in the afternoon at three
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