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Reviews: 14 Day Cape Town, Garden Route, Kruger Park

14 Day Cape Town, Garden Route, Kruger Park

Escorted Small Group tour from Cape Town, Garden Route, Durban, Zululand, Kruger Park, Panorama Route. Includes: activities, breakfast, dinner, local flights.

star rating Trip rating 5/5 from 9 reviews
Operator rating 5/5 from 53 reviews
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21.
Client: JosephineTan - from Singapore
Trip: 3 Days Victoria Falls ex Johannesburg or Cape Town
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: I just returned from the most wonderful holiday in Africa! It's my first visit and it will certainly not be my last. I thoroughly enjoyed myself, from camping at Victoria Falls to Safari at Kruger and finally at the most beautiful Cape Town.

The operator was helpful. He was very responsive from the beginning and I am very grateful for his help in booking 4days/3 nights at a tent at Waterfront Resort, Livingstone, Zambia. The arrangement including transfer from OR Tambo was flawless and it was a very auspicious start of my holiday :-)

Now I am planning my next trip to Africa and will certainly turn to your website for ideas and suggestions. Thank you for the great site and keep up the good work.
22.
Client: Shari Smith - from United States
Trip: Cape Town, Kruger Park Safari & Victoria Falls
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: The trip was WONDERFUL! We had a FABULOUS time and we would do it all over again!

The whole thing was VERY organized! Right from the start, Cecil, was great at answering our questions and staying in contact with us!

The tour guides were fun and professional, the hotels were perfect (some fancy and some bungalows), the food was good and the tours/safaris were exactly what we were looking for (not too fast and not too slow)! I would highly recommend both a trip to Africa and using this operator to go!
23.
Client: Daniele Doyle - from Germany
Trip: Cape Town - Kruger Park - Victoria Falls Luxury
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: The operator took care of my every need for my first trip to Africa. I was a bit nervous traveling as a single female, but they made all the arrangements and everything was taken care of for me.

My safari in Kruger Park was unforgettable. Marc's Treehouse Lodge fit the occasion perfectly, although I did have a few unwanted guests the first evening :-). The hostess was very sweet, the food delicious, and the safari exciting. The guides were not only knowledgeable but anyone could tell they were completely dedicated and enthralled with their jobs. That made our safari even more special.

Victoria Falls was breathtaking. The tour on the falls and the river cruise just made the experience that more memorable. I have photographs of scenes that I could never have imagined. Again, the accommodations at the Zambezi Sun were lovely and the food excellent. The staff were helpful, always polite and always with a smile.

Cape Town speaks for itself. Africa definitely is a place of surprises. First a safari, then to the falls, then on to a bustling metropolis with a small town flair. Only in Africa :-). Both guides in Cape Town were phenomenal!! They answered every question and more. They were as excited as their guests to show them their town and all the beautiful sites. They made my stay that much more special.

I want to personally thank Cecil and all his Team for making my first trip to Africa as memorable as I knew it would be. I will definitely return and hope to build more fond memories...and hope to bring my family and friends along too.
24.
Client: Nicole Benko - from Switzerland
Trip: Cape Town, Kruger Park Safari & Victoria Falls
Rating: rating 4.5/5
Comment: The Safari was great. Everything was organised well. Thank you very much again.
25.
Client: Nancy King - from United States
Trip: currently unavailable
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: I recently completed a short safari, staying at Marc's Treehouse Lodge. The whole process went like clockwork from the start. Being a single female traveler, I was concerned about safety, but I truly had no need to worry.

Everything from my travel to Johannesburg and hotel accomodations there to transportation to the camp and back to the hotel was was well orchestrated through the operator.

Marc's Treehouse Lodge was a little more rustic than I expected, but the treehouse was fun and thoroughly adequate with a very comfortable bed, electricity, and en suite facilites. The little tree frog who shared the shower with me served as a reminder that I was indeed in the African bush! Monkeys and amazing birdsong were the morning alarm clock and stembok were grazing right by my porch! What a treat!

The food was simple, traditional cooking and absolutely delicious. The staff members at the lodge were delightful and totally concerned with the comfort of the guests. Getting to know the other guests was lovely and we quickly became a congenial group. I especially enjoyed chatting with our guide Lorey.

I had one day in Krueger Park and what an amazing day it was- we saw the big 5 and so much more. The guide for my vehicle was very interesting, fun, and knowledgable- I'll never forget how to identify impala, kudu, and waterbok from his whimsical technique!

All in all it was an wonderful and unforgettable experience and I wish I had been able to stay longer!
26.
Client: Rosi & KG - from Australia
Trip: Cape Town, Kruger Park Safari & Victoria Falls
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: We loved our South Africa trip immensely and would like to thank the tour operator for bringing my 50th birthday trip together.

We were so happy with Andre who was our guide for half the trip. He was a wealth of information and looked after us ever so well and made us feel very at home.

My goal was to not only see an 'ingwe' but to get lots of beautiful pictures, so thank you Cecil & Andre for helping me achieve this.

Hope to be back again one day.
27.
Client: Robert and Barbara Brown - from United States
Trip: currently unavailable
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: My wife and I recently utilized them on a tour of South Africa, Zambia and Botswana and can't say enough goods things about our holiday.

Cecil and his team put together a wonderful customized tour that exceeded our expectations. We tend to try and avoid the large packaged tours and look for guide services that can provide more individualized service. When faced with making choices another hemisphere away over the internet this can be challenging.

No worries, all the choices, be they transfers, accommodations or tours were of great value and high quality.

I would,(and have) no problem recommending Cecil and the team highly and to hopefully one day utilize them and visit their wonderful country again.
28.
Client: Mark Irwin - from Australia
Trip: 8 Day Johannesburg via Kruger & Durban to Lesotho
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: My 15 year old son and I have just got back from our Guided Tour. We arranged a private tour based around one of their advertised tours.

The before tour organisation was fantastic with quick responses and accurate details.

Our Guide was very professional and very experienced.

Our accommodation exceeded our expectations which was a good thing.

We would have no problems in recommending this Company to anyone based on our experiences.
29.
Client: Pierre Agassiz - from Switzerland
Trip: Cape Town, Kruger Park Safari & Victoria Falls
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: Excellent tour, lot to see....our guide Nico was just great, looking for everything to make us comfortable. The drive was excellent, the timing was made for us, stops as we wanted, so all near perfection.

Please keep this level of quality without raising the prices
30.
Client: Kerry Turner - from Indonesia
Trip: currently unavailable
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: The holiday excelled our expectations ...

From the minute our Guide Nic picked us up at Jo Burg airport to the time he dropped us back at our hotel ... Nic was so informed and helpful .. Answer all our questions and gave us a full history etc of South Africa which was excellent as our first visit ...

Can't thank the Company and Nic for the best trip ever ...
31.
Client: Omar - from Malta
Trip: currently unavailable
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: We have completed the Safari last Friday and all we can say is that we really had a great experience.

The guide we had was very much prepared, very Knowledgeable and experienced. He gave us a lot of tips on how to make our Safari an enjoyable one. He also had an amazing flair on how to spot animals that we could not dream of spotting if we did it on our own.

We were not much lucky with the amount of animals we saw but at least we managed to see 4 out of the BIg 5. We only missed the Leopard. But still Nic, our guide dida lot of efforts to try and spot as many animals as he could.
32.
Client: Sarah Smyth - from Australia
Trip: currently unavailable
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: We only had one week in South Africa before heading to UK. The operator organised our pick up from the hotel, transfer to the Lodge at the Game Park and return to Johanesburg.

The Lodge was fantastic and catered very well for our 8 year old. We saw 4 of the Big 5 plus many many more animals. The rangers and staff were excellent. From Johanesburg we caught the Premier Classe train to Cape Town which is a great way to see some of the countryside without flying over the top. Again the service was excellent.

They also arranged for our transfer at Cape Town to our hotel.

The arrangements from start to finish were excellent. Everything happened as promised, transfers waiting for us at all stops, good hotels, great train journey and fantastic safari.

We can't wait to go back again.
33.
Client: William Fletcher - from United States
Trip: Cape Town, Kruger Park Safari & Victoria Falls
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: Booked a package starting in Cape Town, then to Victoria Falls, then Johannesburg and Kruger.

The operator was wonderful to work with - we were able to do everything by email, which was very convenient.

The accommodations he selected were excellent and everything went as planned.

I would highly recommend them to assist with travel plans in South Africa.
34.
Client: Roger Hainsworth - from United Kingdom
Trip: Luxury Kruger Safari & Cape Town
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: thank you to the operator for organising such a memorable and enjoyable visit to South Africa.

We certainly saw a lot of the country are all inspired to visit again in the not too distant future.

The accommodation was excellent. The lodges especially were absolutely wonderful. The best thing, however, was our guide. Mart was excellent. She was a mine of information but, more importantly, she became one of our group and we were all sorry when we had to leave her.

Their logo is certainly correct; we did leave as friends.
35.
Client: 11167094 - from Thailand
Trip: Cape Town - Kruger Park - Victoria Falls Luxury
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: Our tour of South Africa was one of the most Memorable for my family!!

Starting from Vic falls which was enchanting and breath-taking --something that cannot be described by words!!

We then flew to Cape Town and spent a few days absorbing the beauty of the Table mountains;Water front and enjoying the food;people and atmosphere!!--My teenage kids did not want to leave the Cape!! The operator had organized the trip so that we could also experience the Cape of good hope scenery before we departed on the Garden route to Port Elizabeth

That in itself was mesmerizing and a new experience-wine tasting and taking photos with the Cheetahs!! We than flew to Durban.--being Hindus, we requested a visit to a Hindu Temple in a far away land and this too was granted!! We went to Hari-Krishna Temple ;attended Poojas and were off to another enchanting drive all the way to the Dransburg Mountains.

Stayed in a most lovely cottage--rosewood where Liza and Paul treated us like a family and made our trip even more cosy and memorable. Took the drive up Sani pass;visited Lesotho--where my daughter bought her hat!!--and I had my Beer in the Highest Bar in Africa!!- Could not have asked for more

Last phase was to drive all the way to Kruger National--where Lo and Behold our every wise and considerate guide--Nick-- did the impossible--showed us all the big five and additional 22 birds and 15 different animals. Most significant event was when we were driving on the track a Massive Bull elephant blocked our path and was slowing moving towards our van --all its ears flared up Nick--the seasoned guide and hunter stood his ground and very tactfully blew his horn and had the bull give way!!

Kids keep talking about this every day!! New year was at the park--had Kudus--delicious !!

In 18 days; the operator had provided such a agenda that we understood SA and why it can be Gods Country!! Service;transportation and lodging were all excellent--baring some minor resorts that did not live up to our expectations!!

It was a trip of a life time--value for money all the way If anyone wants see god Country--go South Africa!!
36.
Client: Kalle, Bärbel and Bine - from Germany
Trip: Family Safari in Malaria Free Big 5 Reserve
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: Thank you to our guide, Andre, it was perfekt . thanks for passion with the animals und patience with our broken english...

and all in all perfect organisation... thanks a lot
37.
Client: Richard and Stephanie Coggill - from United Kingdom
Trip: 8 Day Johannesburg via Kruger & Durban to Lesotho
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: Now we have been back for a week we just wanted to send a quick note to say how delighted we were with our South Africa trip.

The accommodation and the itinerary developed for us was perfect. The mixture and style of lodges together with the different types of locations worked really well.

Andre was an excellent guide: attentive and knowledgable and he provided us with a wealth of information about the country and the wildlife.

We would not hesitate to recommend this operator to others planning a trip to South Africa.

Thank you once again.
38.
Client: Ted Steiner - from Canada
Trip: currently unavailable
Rating: rating 4.5/5
Comment: Overall we had an excellent experience. The guide, Andre, was outstanding. The food and the vehicle were great.

I would happily recommend this tour to friends or family, particularly if Andre is available as the guide.

Thanks for helping provide this experience for us.
39.
Client: Steve & Nicky Hilliar - from United Kingdom
Trip: currently unavailable
Rating: rating 5/5
Comment: Happy to provide feedback on our recent trip to South Africa.

My wife, Nicky and I arranged much of the trip over the internet and took a 3 day safari.

Cecil was most helpful in advising on the 'independent' part of our holiday. We wanted a safari in a non malaria area,

The accommodation was supurb and organisation faultless, we saw lion, elephant, zebra, rhino, giraffe, hyena, sable, eland, wildebeest, buffalo and more. Tremendous viewing for us on our first safari.

From our initial contact, organising the safari (and tour of Pretoria at the end of the holiday), being collected and dropped off at the airport all was handled efficiently by friendly and knowledgable tour guides.
40.
Client: Robyn Lassey - from New Zealand
Trip: Family Safari in Malaria Free Big 5 Reserve
Rating: rating 4.5/5
Comment: We were indeed very happy with the arrangements made for us for our South African safari trip to Pilanasburg.

Rudolph was a WONDERFUL guide. He arrived very promptly to pick us up from the hotel - indeed he was early. From the very beginning he did all he could to ensure that our experience was a wonderful one. His knowledge of the birds and animals was great and he shared so much with us. We found him to be friendly, approachable and always cognisant of our needs. I could not praise him enough and would thoroughly recommend him to anyone wanting a safari guide.

The accomodation arranged was great.

I think it is always a good measure of a holiday to be able to say at the end of it "if we were doing this again - and knew it was the only opportunity we would have to do this we would do exactly the same thing"!

Your efforts on our behalf were very much appreciated.

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