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Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary

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Approximately 10 kilometers on the Barberton Road | Umhloti Nature Reserve, Nelspruit, South Africa
+27 79 777 1514
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Approximately 10 kilometers on the Barberton Road | Umhloti Nature Reserve, Nelspruit, South Africa
+27 79 777 1514
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit the centre annually with our Grade 7 tour group. It is definitely one of the highlights of our visit to the area. The guides are knowledgeable and really has a passion for their job and the chimpanzees. The stories you hear are both...More

Thank Petro G
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many stories here and our guide was excellent in relating them to us. A great educational experience. The different personalities are soooo interesting.

Thank DCody
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Chimp Eden before and will go again! I've followed the rescue of many of these chimps on television and it's always great to see them in person. It's a wonderful experience to be so close to them, see their interaction with each...More

Thank MissMannersApril
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting place and worth a visit, most of the chimps have such unbelievably sad back grounds and stories of bad treatments. The enclosures are all neatly kept and the guides are very informative and friendly. Its the best place for the chimps as they...More

Thank JAKTracks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very informative, was there to just see but will definitely go for the tour in the near future. The animals are very well looked after and the Guides are friendly.

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So glad I did not miss this experience. .I leaned so much about chimpanzees during the tour which takes place at feeding time. You get to "meet" from a safe distance each member of the chimp family and hear the sad story of the previous...More

Thank foredeckchick
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

What an eye opener for us all. A very educational tour. Jana was our guide and she gave us loads of information and very patiently answered all of our questions. Would definitely recommend this tour to others. You guys do a great job. Cozy was...More

Thank carolvdw
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place is definitely worth a visit, if only to support the work they do for the chimps. Do not expect a chimp show, or any contact with the chimps; this place has saved them from the horror of human beings. Instead, you walk with...More

Thank MissHolders
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I admire the word the people from Chimp Eden do with the chimps. The tour was so informative and you cans see the love the people working there have for each and every chimp. A must -visit place in the Lowveld!!!

Thank IamLucilleJ
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Chimp's endangered by poachers, as well as loss of habitat because of the decimation of rain forests (for palm oil?). Places like this need to be supported, awareness increased and powers held accountable.

Thank Mikel K
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Christin H
12 March 2015|
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Response from Gypsetter66 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chris - Apologies for this late response - I have just seen the query now. In South Africa (Southern Hemisphere) our winters are June-August. This is a lovely time of year in the Lowveld (the part of the country where the... More