Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, Nelspruit

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#1 of 10 in Wildlife in Nelspruit
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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  • Booked a tour in advance and arrived in time. 15 minutes after starting the tour, an extra 11 people were added to the already large group. The tourguide repeated almost everything she already told...  more »
  • Booked for a very large group. They were a pleasure to deal with from start to end. We really enjoyed our 1 hour learning so much about each individual story. Some were unbearable to listen to but I.....  more »
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