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Elephant Interaction


Activity Description

Elephant Whispers are dedicated to securing the future of the African Elephant, and welcome people of all ages to share in the excitement of close encounters with these magnificent creatures.
Experience the privilege of little Lindiwe’s compassionate nature, witness Medwa’s remarkable memory and enjoy the thrill of interacting with Tembo.

The interaction with the elephant offers you the opportunity to touch the elephant, exchange trunk greetings and offer tasty treats. Experienced Elephant Handlers share their in-depth knowledge of fascinating elephant behaviour.

Your visit to Elephant Whispers ensures these six incredible mammals continue in their important role as wildlife ambassadors for their own kind.


Duration1 hour
WhenThroughout the year, apart from on Christmas Day and New Year's Day when the facility is closed.
WhereElephant Whispers is in Hazyview, next to Hippo Hollow Hotel on the R40. GPS Co-Ordinates: SOUTH -25° 1’ 39.2268” | EAST 31° 7’ 30.9822”
WeatherThe activity may be delayed, or have to be rescheduled should there be a thunderstorm or heavy rain.
What to WearCool clothing with comfortable walking shoes Sunhat
Things to BringCamera with a spare memory card and extra batteries. Sunscreen Mosquito repellent for use in the early mornings and late afternoons.
Guests or SpectatorsVisitors not taking part in the activity are welcome to wait at the Reception area, they will not be able to watch the Elephant Interaction.


Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsElephant Interaction

Items of a personal nature.
Please bring your own camera, we can assist taking photographs.
This activity does not include an Elephant Back Ride


Please note that children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by a parent/guardian who is over 21 years of age.

Guests will be given a safety briefing and will be required to sign an indemnity before meeting the Elephants.

Customer Reviews

We had a wonderful time at the Elephant Whispers interaction. The staff were all so friendly, professional and knowledgeable. We loved the educational aspect and the obvious bonds between the handlers and the elephants! - Anna & Sarah

Outstanding experience ! - Enzo Kuun

Very exciting and informative experience! Did not expect to learn as much as we did about these amazing animals. Enjoyed the hands on experience and would definitely come back again. - Sameera Rawat

Very lovely day.. i love elephants.. the guy who was talking about the elephants was not very understanding in his english.. anyways it was a special day! - Lisa van der Valk

we enjoyed the explanations and the ride. Very professional staff. The elephants are treated respectfully, not to be compared to a zoo which is what we expected. - gay beatrice

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