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Shearwater Victoria Falls - Elephant Back Safaris

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Address: 1 Sopers Arcade | Parkway Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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+263 13 44471
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Elephants are intelligent and gentle beasts synonymous with the plains of...

Elephants are intelligent and gentle beasts synonymous with the plains of Africa. Shearwater’s Elephant Back Safaris offer a chance to interact with and ride these magnificent animals in their natural habitat. Each elephant forms a close bond with their Induna (elephant handler) who accompany every ride. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of some of the best natural and wildlife reserves in Zimbabwe - from atop your Elephant.

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Ride the Elephants

Excellent adventure tour! Handlers were very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. For the price, the pictures on the USB should be included.

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Edmonton, Alberta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent adventure tour! Handlers were very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. For the price, the pictures on the USB should be included.

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Newbury
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was an incredible & very informative experience, as well as an opportunity to help the elephants a tiny bit. I highly recommend it!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff went above and beyond to ensure those people on the tour had an excellent time. Saw zebras and impala en route to the elephant ride.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent experience. The trainer that we had was so knowledgable about the elephants. The ride was awesome and feeding our elephants afterwards was amazing. Thank you for the work you do to save those elephants and educate people.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Elephant Back Safaris, responded to this review

It is a wonderful experience as you say, many thanks, Kent. More 

Burke, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our driver was excellent and passed on a lot of knowledge about the elephants and their training. We thoroughly enjoyed the ride and interaction afterward.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Elephant Back Safaris, responded to this review

Delighted to hear, many thanks, Kent. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My trip was an early morning start but well worth it. We headed for Stanley & Livingstone Private Game Reserve to ride on the back of a elephants. My elephant was called Tattoo and was the most gracious creature I have ever encountered, it's an amazing way to see the beautiful wild African countryside. You also get to feed, meet... More 

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Elephant Back Safaris, responded to this review

It is awesome, many thanks, Kent. More 

La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great experience from beginning to end, beginning with a warming outdoor fire, a delicious breakfast, and information about the elephants and how they are protected. The ride on the back of Hwange was fun and informative and offered a new view of the world. It was another great memory from our trip to Africa.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Elephant Back Safaris, responded to this review

Truly a great memory, many thanks Kent. More 

San Salvador, El Salvador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We as a family believe that the elephant ride and safari was an awesome experience, we were amazed to see such incredible animals walking so gentle. Thank you for made us go through that tremendous experience.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Elephant Back Safaris, responded to this review

Fantastic, many thanks Kent. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the two things I had on my bucket list 1. African elephant back safari - great experience! 2. Walk with lions ( next time )

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Elephant Back Safaris, responded to this review

Look forward to seeing you next time, many thanks, Kent. More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brought my girlfriend down to show her how my home country is and thought an elephant back safari is the perfect way of showing her! Really was well organised and the staff where very accommodating! Definitely recommend it for people who want to try something different

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at Shearwater Victoria Falls - Elephant Back Safaris, responded to this review

I am Sure your girfriend loved it, many thanks Kent. More 

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