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Holiday review by Mr. Alec Connah

Date of trip: 09/03/2015
Number of people: 2
Country: South Africa

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "Good"
Tribes Service: "Tracy was very friendly and helpful!"
Guides: "Kyle at Sibuya was excellent in all respects. Esmerelda at De Hoop was very good on the morning Bird Walk!"
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "Nice to support the non-corporate sector. More awareness of rhino poaching issues [we will donate to assist]."


Boulders Beach Lodge
Simple, comfortable, convenient.
Emily Moon River Lodge
Nice lodge [though Alec did not particularly warm to the host].
Four Rosmead
Helpful staff - good location, nice rooms!
Whalesong Lodge
Couldn't fault it. Really good advice on eating out nearby! Thoughtful and considerate hosts!

Our Memories

"Excellent coastal walk near De Kelders with Jason Stonehewer - highly recommended! Encounter with aggressive Penguin in restaurant!"
"Great hospitality and advice from most of the guest houses! Nice White Rhino photos!"

customer rating

5/5 from 76 reviews

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facts and information

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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