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Adventures with Elephants

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Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
+27 14 734 7730
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A wonderful experience....

Well recommended. Professionally presented. Elephant handlers are all well informed. The elephants... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tracey2222015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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I loved the elephant experience. None of the elephants were chained and the gentleman doing the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lauren G
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Offering way more than the usual “Touch and Feed’ elephant experience, Adventures With Elephants offer unique intimate hands-on educational elephant interactions, elephant-back safaris, swims on elephants, starlight safaris as well as tailor-made events such as weddings, team-building, corporate functions and filming. Info:Adventures With Elephants is an educational elephant interaction facility / venue located on a beautiful 300 hectare wildlife reserve. AWE is situated an hour’s drive north from Pretoria and is a short 35 km from Bela Bela off the R516 on the D1000 adjacent to the Zebula Country Club. Adventures With Elephants is managed by the Hensman family who have been privileged to have lived and worked with elephants since 1988 and as such offer unrivaled elephant experiences.
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Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Well recommended. Professionally presented. Elephant handlers are all well informed. The elephants are so happy and well looked after. Was a great experience being so up close and personal with the elephants. I am now better educated about these wonderful majestic animals. The baby elephant...More

Thank Tracey2222015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I loved the elephant experience. None of the elephants were chained and the gentleman doing the talk knew so much about the elephants. I learnt a lot and it was lovely to see happy elephants ❤️ I did not ride or swim with the elephants...More

Thank Lauren G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I knew it would be good but it was so much better than I can express. The elephants were all wonderful and I will certainly be back with my wife one day soon. It's strange that as a person living in Europe that I'm now...More

Thank 64MarkTS
SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this great review. We are absolutely delighted that you had such a wonderful time & loved it so much to tell people about us - thank you. We look forward to seeing you again & meeting your wife. Kind regards The AWE...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place awesome people totally informative. Plus they help me put together the best proposal using the elephants.

Thank 190menzin
SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review & we are so delighted that we could help make this amazing moment with you & your new fiance! We wish you all the elephant luck for the future! Kindest regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 11 October 2017

brilliant! to be so close to and interact with African elephants was great. 1 hour well spent, we will come back.

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Thank Paul M
SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for your 5* review & we are really pleased that you loved your time with these gentle giants! We look forward to seeing you again! Kind regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 9 October 2017

I am not good with my laptop, so I will just tell you what I thought. It was on my bucket list, I am so glad I got my wish. There are no words to describe my experience. I just wanted to touch an elephant,...More

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much, reading this review filled our hearts. We love to hear guests feedback & loved reading this! Thank you so much for visiting & so glad that we could help tick off your bucket list! Kindest regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 8 October 2017

I went to Adventures with Elephants recently and I must say it was a wonderful experience to interact with the elephants. The handlers treated them with such love and they truly have a passion for teaching us about the elephants. I would definitely visit again...More

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for this great review. Musina will definitely remember you if you visit us again, she is such a clever elephant! We are delighted that you loved your time here & thank you so much for visiting us. Kindest regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 7 October 2017

I think you doing amazing work looking after the elephants thank you so much there is nothing you should change everything you doing are magnificent

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

THANK YOU! This means so much to us & we are so happy that you enjoyed your time here with these wonderful animals. KIndest regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is simply a must do! Great experience and wonderful staff! Interacting with the elephants is fund and the staff make the experience fun.

Thank DopeyMo
SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you very much for your great review. We are delighted that you had a great time & we will pass on your praise to the staff as well! Thank you for visiting. Kind regards The AWE Team

Reviewed 26 September 2017

It was the most amazing experience, shared with my sister and mother who is 82years old. The guides were wonderful and caring and full of knowledge about the elephants. I would recommend it to anyone who would like to visit the elephants.More

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SeanElephants, Owner at Adventures with Elephants, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you so much & we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with the elephants! We have a wonderful bunch of staff who adore the elephants & we will be sure to pass on your praise to them. Thank you for visiting! Kind...More

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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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willie m
13 October 2017|
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Response from SeanElephants | Property representative |
Hello & thank you for your question. The answer is ABSOLUTELY! There is no need to be with a group to come & connect with the elephants & it's such a wonderful experience. As the previous comments suggest, you will... More
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munchimo
3 July 2017|
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Response from SeanElephants | Property representative |
Hi Gary, Sorry for the late response. The time from OR Tambo international airport to AWE is approximately 2 hours. We do recommend that you give another 15 -20 minutes for any delays...
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