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Hippo Jessica

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Essex Road | P.O.BOX 1629, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
+27 15 795 5249
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Incredible visit

We arrived for an early morning visit with Jessica the Hippo. We were greeted by Tony who told us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cjauff
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Canada
Awesome experience

Great to see a hippo up close and personal. Feeding and touching the hippo such an awesome... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Eduan N
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“rooibos tea” (14 reviews)
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
“baby hippo” (16 reviews)
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Essex Road | P.O.BOX 1629, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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+27 15 795 5249
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived for an early morning visit with Jessica the Hippo. We were greeted by Tony who told us some incredible stories and showed us a documentary done on his family. He then took us down to the river to meet Jessica for a feeding,...More

Thank cjauff
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Great to see a hippo up close and personal. Feeding and touching the hippo such an awesome experience.

Thank Eduan N
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you Rajesh for taking the time to answer all our questions and inform us about Jessica! She’s a remarkable animal with a wonderful family!

Thank ashwinii2016
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

It is really worth a lot to visit this establishment to learn and experience everything about Hippo's

Thank Theo P
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Jessica the Hippo is a experience that are to remember. The gardens and surroundings are not well kept they can work on that.

Thank rinamarie2016
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We headed out early to visit Jessica the Hippo and arrived before the gates opened. A friendly gentleman let us in and we waited until it was time to see Jessica. While we waited we met the owner who was very cordial and welcoming. All...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I was very impressed by how well the Jessica experience is run. Our guide was extremely friendly and made our time at the location enjoyable.

Thank yesyoli
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

its a fantastic experience. never thought I would feed or pat a Hippo before. so good and its must do.

Thank MickeyD82
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Feeding Jessica was an amazing experience. Once in a lifetime experience to interact with a hippo. Thouroughly enjoyed it

Thank shanna2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

What a wonderful experience! Jessica and the owners and helper was just stunning! Very friendly staff. An absolute must see!

Thank LynetteSmit
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Pat H
13 March 2018|
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Response from BBBTOURS | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pat, Trip Advisor would not allow me to post their contact details here. You will need to type "Jessica the Hippo" on google search and go into their website where you will find their email and contact number Thanks
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Petro V
23 August 2017|
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Response from CCccfamily | Reviewed this property |
It was R100 pp and yes there is another one too. Both alive and well
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brendabee50
9 January 2017|
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Response from HotCoffeeGansbaai | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as the other replies indicate there are numerous options for accommodation in the area. We stayed at Phelwana Game Lodge. Enjoy your trip
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