Enquire or Call

UK: 01473 890499
US: 1-800-608-4651
You are here: HomeHolidayreview Id15418
South Africa holiday ideas experiences accommodation places to go when to visit South Africa map reviews

Holiday review by Christopher Weston-Simons

Name: Mr. Christopher Weston-Simons
Date of trip: 16/08/2015
Number of people: 3
Country: South Africa

Overall level of Satisfaction

 
Tribes Overall: "Excellent"
 
Tribes Service: "There seemed some confusion over our dates. We did not have the required references to check in at Hluhluwe National Park, which took a little sorting out. We had the request the number for collection to visit Rocktail Beech Camp, however the number supplied was the wrong one. So we had to sort this out ourselves."
 
Guides: "We found the guides at the Zulu War sites excellent. We also found a guide ourselves to visit the cave paintings in the Kamberg Reserve, who was excellent and we would recommend visit to the paintings if anyone is staying in the area."
 
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "In our travels we tried to support the local community and craftsmen and women and knew that our tips made a difference."

Accommodation

 
Fugitives Drift
Good food, good company and excellent guides. We learned a lot.
 
Hilltop Camp
Whilst the accommodation and food were average, the guides and game viewing were excellent.
 
Rocktail Beach Camp
An ideal end to our trip.

Our Memories

"Our main purpose was to visit our son and to gain some insight into the local cultures and problems. We were able to achieve this with him, but the other parts of our visit allowed us to see a wider view. We drove about 2,000 km in all. Highlights were: The Zulu Battlefields The cave paintings at Kamberg The game Whale watching at Rocktail"

customer rating

5/5 from 54 reviews

our travel expert

TALK TO SINEAD
SINEAD
Start planning your tailor-made holiday to South Africa. Tell us what you want, and we will tailor make your perfect trip.
Call: 01473 890499
PLAN MY TRIP
map-of-south africa

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.

OUR SPECIALIST WEBSITES
Cruise the Galapagos
Costa Rica Specialists
Botswana Specialists
Go 2 Tanzania
Kili Climbs
Tribes Tailormade Travel

Tribes Travel, The Old Dairy, Wood Farm, Ipswich Road,
Otley, Suffolk, IP6 9JW.
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
Telephone: 01473 890499

Help me plan my trip

* required fields

Please enter your address

Trip details

Yes No
Yes No

Other information

Yes No

All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy)

Brochure Request

Our “Book of Unmissable Travel Experiences - Book Two” includes some inspiring ideas which could be the holiday experience you’re looking for. You will find an online version of our brochure which you can flip through at your leisure.

* required fields

Please enter your address

Other information

Yes No

All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy)

Keep up to date with all of our offers, receive our monthly newsletter, and be the first to hear of upcoming sales and events.

* required fields
All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy )