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Holiday review by Pippa Archibald

Name: Mr. Andrew Archibald
Date of trip: 31/08/2014
Number of people: 4
Country: South Africa

Overall level of Satisfaction

 
Tribes Overall: "We had a fabulous trip and were extremely grateful for the perfect itinerary and accommodation that Tribes had planned."
 
Tribes Service: "Amanda was extremely informative about advising us on how to plan our 2 week holiday in South Africa and we were delighted with her itinerary. Pre-departure info was all very informative and helpful."
 
Guides: "The only guiding service was in Umlani Bush Camp. The guide was excellent - extremely knowledgeable and friendly"
 
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "The guide at Umlani Bush camp was very respectful to ensuring that minimal damage/impact was made by tourism to the native fauna and flora."
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Accommodation

 
Clarendon Fresnaye
Staff here were fantastic
 
Abalone Guest Lodge
Perfect location and very helpful and friendly staff
 
Umlani Bushcamp
This was a real Bushcamp/Safari experience which we all loved. Staff so helpful and informative. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting a real safari experience. Our night in the tree house was memorable!

Our Memories

"One particular memorable experience was when all four of us slept a night on our own up in a Tree House in the middle of the bush (near Umlani Camp). We were able to watch a crocodile and antelope at the water hole beneath us and fall asleep to the weird and wonderful noises of the night!"
"Whale watching from a boat at Hermanus was amazing. Walking up Table Mountain & Lion Rock are both to be recommended. "

customer rating

5/5 from 54 reviews

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Time: GMT +2 hours

Flight time: There are daily flights from Europe to Johannesburg (about 10 ½ hours direct) and Cape Town (about 11 hours). There is also a good network of domestic flights connecting all main towns.

Language: English is South Africa's main administrative language and is widely spoken. There are also 11 official tribal languages.

Visas: Visas are not required for British passport holders.

Health: No vaccinations are compulsory. Malaria is found in certain areas (mainly Kruger and the east coast towards Mozambique), but not throughout the country.

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