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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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What a great place for the vervet monkeys!

We spent 2 nights and a full day at Bambelela and wish we had more time to help ! This place is so... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
bnoy
,
Montreal, Canada
What a privilege!!

What an amazing experience. Friendly, passionate, informative staff who go above and beyond to... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
336nicole
,
Bela Bela, South Africa
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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 12 May 2018

We spent 2 nights and a full day at Bambelela and wish we had more time to help ! This place is so great and getting close to 20 release in the wild: success! We went in the chalet which are really spacious and well...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience. Friendly, passionate, informative staff who go above and beyond to ensure your stay is comfortable and enjoyable. Interaction with the baby monkeys is the cherry on top. You can see that the monkeys are well cared for and happy.

Thank 336nicole
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time, my two and four year old loved seeing and interacting with the monkeys and apes. We couldn't believe the incredible work that was done - surpassed our expectations. Staff were friendly, patient and passionate about the work they do. I...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Unforgettable!!!! Great experience for the entire family. Guide very informative and knowledgeable. Well worth the trip out

Thank De L
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Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you vervet much for visiting.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Can see the animals are well cared for. Keep up the good work. Had fun playing with the baby monkeys

Thank Magda D
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Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

thank you vervet much

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

If you love animals ESPECIALLY Vervet monkeys and Baboons then you will never wish to leave Bambelela We stayed in a wonderful chalet which had everything we could wish for. We were joined by monkeys, Peacocks, Zebra, tortoise and cats outside our chalet most evenings....More

1  Thank Kim W
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Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

thank you vervet much

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

On route to Bambelela we stopped at Thaba Kwena the Crocodile farm. Delicious milkshakes and short interesting tour. The Bambelela lifted our spirits. Nothing like holding and playing with baby ‘pink faces’ of a few days or weeks old in their nursery. They are adorable...More

Thank Zinita B
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Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you VERVET much for visiting. Your visit helps us making the difference.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

It is must see for people who take care about animals and nature. It is amazing experience to play with small monkeys :-) but also learn the lesson what to do or not to do to them.

Thank Barbara W
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Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

thank you vervet much for visiting.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

This is the real deal....the whole process of getting primates damaged by us humans back to release into the wild in social groupings...the interaction with the babies at the end of our visit was heart melting, and seeing those too damaged to be released living...More

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Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

thank you for visiting XXX

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Good day Man o man what a wonder awesome experience- to see how much love and care the people put into care for the velvet monkey in the rehab center - they care for the handicapped - some is totally blinded - the very educated...More

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Bambelela-Silke, Owner at Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

thank you VERVET much for visiting.

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Jonathan C
21 March 2018|
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Response from Bambelela-Silke | Property representative |
We'd be vervet happy to welcome you here. Volunteers are important for our existance and your helping hands will be appreciated.
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Cherie L
28 February 2018|
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Response from Kim W | Reviewed this property |
Hi The distance between the two is approximately 62km. A drive of 1hr 13mins. Highly recommend a visit to Bambelela.
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ericsmum4
17 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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