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Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm

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447 Groot Nylsoog KR, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
+27 14 736 4090
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Close contact with monkeys

If you have always wanted to cuddle a monkey and don't mind being inspected and climbed on or a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
izanne53
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Modimolle (Nylstroom), South Africa
A fulfilling, inspiring trip!

I volunteered at Bambelela for the first two weeks of August. I had such a fantastic time and wish... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kate H
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“hard work” (14 reviews)
“two weeks” (5 reviews)
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447 Groot Nylsoog KR, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
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+27 14 736 4090
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have always wanted to cuddle a monkey and don't mind being inspected and climbed on or a slightly smelly environment, you will probably enjoy this experience. Emphasis is on the care and rehabilitation of monkeys and some other animals that were hurt or...More

Thank izanne53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I volunteered at Bambelela for the first two weeks of August. I had such a fantastic time and wish I had stayed longer - I would have happily stayed for a month! It is hard work, but this is just as you would expect from...More

Thank Kate H
Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you VERVET much...

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I would suggest anyone to visit this place. We had an awesome experience visiting there twice in a period of 3 days cos the kids loved it. We enjoyed spending time with the monkeys and the kids enjoyed play time with the monkeys... A totally...More

Thank joelA4459OO
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Bambelele not sure what to really expect but we were pleasantly surprised. They are doing an excellent job for animals especially monkeys who were hurt or abused. To see them loving and nurturing them is very heart-warming. My little kids really enjoyed...More

Thank fathimaP084
Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you VERVET much for visiting.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We - me, my seventeen year old son and twelve years old daughter from the UK - travelled to Bambelela in July for a short volunteering trip. This was our first such trip although we have travelled to Africa before. It was meticulously organised by...More

Thank jackieaol
Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thank you VERVET much XXX

Reviewed 21 June 2017

We were greeted by the wonderful Sue, who showed us around our cozy cottage and gave us the run down of how to handle the "wildlife", from the vervet monkeys, baboons right through to the cats. All the volunteers and staff greeted us as we...More

Thank Singingwind F
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A Wild life center worth visiting, kids will love the wild animals. Friendly staff are assisting with any questions from visitors.

Thank hannesmyburgh
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I visited Bambelela for the first time in July 2015 for the short time of 3 weeks. After loving every moment (especially looking after the two baby baboons at the time, Merlin and Thandi). I decided to return for what was meant to be 2...More

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Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you VERVET much.

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We went to see the rehab centre with two small children on a weekend. The lady and the other volunteers explained all their efforts very well and it was nice to get an in-depth knowledge how monkeys are brought back to wildlife. However, the we...More

Thank Mixi81
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My husband, I and our 8 year old son visited Bambelela on the last nigh of our Africa stay. We had an amazing time and learned so much! It is truly remarkable the amount of time and love goes into rehabilitating these monkeys. Watching the...More

Thank Trisha B
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ericsmum4
16 June 2016|
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Response from Bambelela-Silke | Property representative |
Hello, apology for this delayed answer, only saw the message right now....I assume you came right and found answers ? We do not offer packages for accommodation and flights inclusive. Bambelela Greetings Silke
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Georgiee02
17 May 2016|
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Response from Bambelela-Silke | Property representative |
Hello, all visiting tourist are given a 3-month visiting permit when arriving at the airport in Johannesburg. No need to apply for a VISA. Bambelela Greetings, Silke
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Klamsworld
19 June 2015|
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Response from Bambelela-Silke | Property representative |
Hello, all we recommend is TETANUS and RABIES vaccinations. Bambelela is situated in the malaria-free Waterberg . Hope my answer will help? Bambelela Greetings Silke
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