Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, Nelspruit

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Get a close-up view of cheeky primates at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, a rehabilitation center housing rescued and displaced chimps. Spanning 1,000 ha (2,470 ac), the sanctuary serves as a popular tourist attraction, where you can take an hour-long tour to get a glimpse into the life of chimps. Watch the trainers encouraging the primates to learn their forest skills, and observe chimps playing, relaxing, and running around their enclosures. Established in 2006, the center has done pioneering work in relation to chimps in Africa. A number of observation decks offer sweeping views of the surroundings, in which you can spot kudus, zebras, and giraffes. The premises also contains a restaurant, as well as a conference hall. Using our custom trip planner, Nelspruit attractions like Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Learnt a lot in only an hour. Smiled, laughed, got really sad and at times angry at human behavior and become hopeful as well. These creatures are amazing. Always heard how closely related to us they ...  more »
  • It is heart breaking to know that we have Chimps, out of their Natural Environment, because of Human Abuse. However! What better place, than to Rehabilitate, and to give them the kindness, and love, t...  more »
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