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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“worthy cause” (5 reviews)
“sad stories” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Approximately 10 kilometers on the Barberton Road | Umhloti Nature Reserve, Nelspruit, South Africa
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+27 79 777 1514
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a very educational tour. It was pricy but necessary as they need the funds to run the place. Guide was very experienced and knowledgeable. There were 2 main areas where guide would stop and explain. Younger boy 5 year was getting restless at...More

Thank pandora m
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent about 90 minutes here on a sunny Saturday noon and really enjoyed it. The guide was knowledgeable, approachable, and terrific in responding to questions. We saw several chimps in both locations, and recommend this to those in the area. It is considerably more...More

Thank LudwellMom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great cause and such knowledgeable guide. Really enjoyed watching all the chimps and their different personalities. Great day out

Thank Jo C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This had been on the bucket list for a while and it was well worth the journey and the wait. Our guide was exceptionally knowledgeable and took plenty of time to answer our questions. We have been involved in a program whereby we give teddy...More

Thank Paul E
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Went to visit Chimp Eden on one of their tours during our stay in Nelspruit : if you stay in Nelspruit, you have to go! First of all, the tours are not rush and you don't over expose yourself to the chimp. Guide will go...More

Thank bnoy
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Jane Goodall's sanctuary both deserves our support and enriches those who venture there. Expand your mind, visit! I am looking forward now to heading up to the DRC to see the bonobos!

Thank Jon Q
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

If you want to see some different animals from those in the Kruger National Park, then a visit to Chimp Eden is definitely worth doing, perhaps as a stop on the way to the historic mining town of Barberton. We combined the visit with a...More

Thank Busy_Lissy
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The guides are very knowledgeable and explain the animals' behavior based on their individual backgrounds/rescue stories. There is no shortage of monkey business going on and the chimps' behavior is hilarious. It was very educational. Though the items in the gift shop are over-priced, we...More

Thank AuntieAnne22
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I have followed the place on Facebook and got to know the chimps almost like family members. It was such a thrill to finally see them in the sanctuary! Our guide was very knowledgeable and I enjoyed learning more about these rescued chimps. No direct...More

Thank KHeroux
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Shaun the tour guide was extremely well versed and professional. Loads of fun! Very inspiring to see the chimps in such good condition. Each one with their own personalities. Highly recommended!

Thank Monique G
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rockon0630
6 June 2018|
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Response from Busy_Lissy | Reviewed this property |
No need to precook, just arrive before one is due to start (see website for times) and they will squeeze you in. Without a tour you cannot see much as you are kept back from the enclosures.
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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
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