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Holiday review by Catherine Regan

Name: Catherine Regan
Date of trip: 20/02/2012
Number of people: 2
Country: South Africa

Overall level of Satisfaction

 
Tribes Overall: "It was great to combine Cape Town, Winelands, Mountains and Beach/Coast all in 2 weeks - although a few more days would have been better with such long distances to drive."
 
Tribes Service: "Thank you again for organising such a great holiday."
 
Guides: "Excellent"
 
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "Excellent"

Accommodation

 
Rocktail Beach Camp
A very nicely laid out camp. The rooms were nice with balconies overlooking the treetops and very nice casual bar/dining-room area. The staff and guides were all very sweet. The food was good. The management were always around to organise guided tours, dives, weather reports, tide information etc.
 
Isandlwana Lodge
Good accommodation with a very nice room + a small swimming pool area. The Managaress was very efficient and friendly and oversaw everything! The bar staff and waiters/waitresses were hard-working and very sweet.
 
Auberge Rozendal
The farmhouse was very pretty and we had dinner on the verandah. Our room was also very nice and comfortable.  The grounds and swimming pool were very nice and well kept. The owners were friendly and helpful and very into organic farming.

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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