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Maks   –  
Slovenia SI
Visited: March 2024 Reviewed: Mar 17, 2024

Email Maks  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Profesional, friendy - great experience
5/5

We booked a 5 day Safari trip by Viva Safaris. Picked up and dropped at the airport. The restaurant, selected for the midway stop was great - kudos for that.
The rooms were small but OK, all what you need in such action packed days :)
My personal favourite was the pool!
The drives were great, special shoutout to Mark (full of knowledge, friendly, answering all the details,..He also came out of his way to make sure all is going well with us during his off hours) and KG (funny, lots of local knowledge, dedicated,..). We saw all the animals we could possibly want to see during our time in the Greater Kruger Area - the cheetah spotting by KG was a thing of a real expert!

The rest of the staff was also friendly and helpful - when a member of our group forgot her mobile phone in the Land Rover the hostess/manager jumped on the case immidiately and made sure the situation will be resolved.

Special thanks to Mama Bella for great food, kindness and a lot of "can i have one more please"! :)

Sincerly reccomended..

Sandy   –  
Germany DE
Visited: February 2024 Reviewed: Mar 10, 2024

Email Sandy  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Had a great time
5/5

I really enjoyed the safari trip. Everything went smoothly. Would do it again :)

Sara   –  
France FR
Visited: February 2024 Reviewed: Mar 9, 2024

Email Sara  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Kind, efficient, amazing
5/5

The safari was amazing! First, because the contact with Patti was instrumental: thank you so much Patti for your kind advice (including the hotel choice, which proved perfect for our stay). I had asked for several quotes for safaris and chose Viva Safaris because of Patti. The logistics throughout were seamless. This was all the more amazing and essential that I was travelling on my own with my 5 YO daughter. The lodge was beautiful, we loved the food...and foremost the staff and the wonderful guides. I felt at peace for the first time in a long time during our day at the Kruger. I took loads of pictures to make sure that my 5 YO daughter remembers this trip - which was our first big adventure together.

Feby G.   –  
Canada CA
Visited: February 2023 Reviewed: Mar 5, 2024

Email Feby G.  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

HIGHLY RECOMMEND - AMAZING EXPERIENCE!!
5/5

First I would like to thank you so much to everyone from Viva Safari Team to make my first Safari experience amazingly unforgettable!

From start to finish - Patti was amazing, quick and responsive with all of my questions and inquiries when choosing the right package for me.

It was very well organized, no hassle, simple.
No trouble when I landed in Johannesburg, arranging pickup/drop off at the airport.
All of our drivers (Solly1 and Solly2) are very safe and courteous.

I got to see all the BIG 5 in my first hour landed in Kruger!
It was an incredible experience!!

I really enjoyed all our activities, there's always something new in every activities.

And the best part was when all the staffs from Marc Camp prepared a surprised Birthday cake on my BIRTHDAY!!!!
THANK YOU MAMA B & MAMA P and the ladies and all of the staff at Marc!!!!!

VERY THOUGHTFUL AND SWEET!!!! I really appreciate it and will never forget!!!

Overall:
Food was decent, facilities were clean and prepared.
And scheduled activities/game drive was very entertaining and well-organized.
Staffs were amazing! Knowledgeable, friendly, kind and polite.
Drivers are very safe and patient.
Thank you Rocky for carrying all our snacks at morning Bush Walk!

I'm a female solo traveler, and I felt very safe and no
I got the best experience and got to meet another amazing travelers along the trip!

To all that considering Safari Trip, please don't hesitate - just BOOK with VIVA SAFARI!!!

THANK YOU SO MUCH EVERYONE!!!!

Giuseppe   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: February 2024 Reviewed: Feb 22, 2024

Email Giuseppe  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Excellent service
5/5

Difficult to find the words to describe this amazing experience.
Thanks to Viva Safari to made my dream a reality.

If you love adventure , nature and good vibes Viva Safari is the place to go .
Strongly recommended .

Thanks again
Giuseppe

Loz   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: January 2024 Reviewed: Feb 15, 2024

Email Loz

Very good
5/5

I really enjoyed it and all the guides were fabulous and knew so much!!

Alex   –  
Australia AU
Visited: January 2024 Reviewed: Feb 14, 2024

Email Alex  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Excellent customer service
5/5

Amazing experience. The tour guides went out of their way to make the my safari memorable with up close and personal encounters with wildlife and were knowledgeable in understanding the land and behaviors of animals. I cant recommend this tour company enough.

Victoria Bosio   –  
Italy IT
Visited: February 2024 Reviewed: Feb 14, 2024

Email Victoria Bosio  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

A dream
5/5

It was a dream. The lodge is quiet , in the middle of the bush , and from the Lapa during lunch or dinner you can spot elephants, hyenas antelopes.
the staff are friendly and efficient, and the guides are fantastic. the Morning walk was a beautiful and instructive experience.
Thank you for everything

Lynne   –  
Canada CA
Visited: February 2023 Reviewed: Feb 14, 2024

Email Lynne  |  65+ years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Fabulous experience! Great your company to use!
5/5

Great experience, friendly staff! Did 7 day and saw lots of different animals!

Jacob   –  
Poland PL
Visited: January 2024 Reviewed: Feb 8, 2024

Email Jacob  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

They are very dedicated and provide an excellent service and bring unforgettable memories.
5/5

We had amazing time on our trip! Everything was perfect - the lodge, the food (hats off to the head chef) and of course all the game drives!
The only thing we wish was to have a bit more time in the Blyde River Canyon. Our driver gave us only 20 minutes to admire the magnificent view.

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