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Stacy   –  
United States US
Visited: April 2023 Reviewed: Apr 18, 2023

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

Just fantastic. Saw the Big 5 plus a ton more. Perfect experience!
5/5

Everything about this safari was perfect, from the first inquiry email I sent to airport drop-off. Jackson and his team are experts at providing a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Everything about this safari exceeded my expectations. The accommodation was top-notch (I went with mid-range but what they provided qualified as luxury), the food was plentiful and varied, the vehicle was well-equipped with everything from a drinks fridge to charging ports, and the route was planned carefully so that you get the maximum time for the experiences you come to Africa for.

My guide, Frank, is an absolute professional and a great guy! We saw more lions and elephants and giraffes than I could possibly count. He showed me a leopard, cheetahs, several groups of lions resting and feeding, herds of Cape Buffalo, and more wildebeests and zebras than I could ever count! Literally thousands of them! He recognizes your personal interests quickly and is so good at spotting creatures. He showed me animals I never expected to get to see. We saw the Big 5 and so much more!

Frank is the best. His ability to spot wildlife was amazing. We were often the first ones at sites where 20+ lions were feeding, and he quickly zipped to spots where other guides reported rare sightings. If I expressed interest in a particular animal, he made sure I got to see more of and learn more about that animal. I couldn't come up with a question weird enough that he couldn't answer it.

The cultural activities on the tour were done responsibly and respectfully (which is important!) and I really felt like I got to interact with and learn from local communities in a way I could never have expected on my own.

Don't miss the chance to go out to visit the Hadzabe and Datoga near Lake Eyasi with their partner guide Alex as part of your visit for a more comprehensive understanding of Tanzania and its amazing cultural heritage!

Do not hesitate to book with Jackson and his team. Frank was a champ and this was the trip of a lifetime. Tanzania is a beautiful country and you couldn't do better than letting these guys show it to you!

Side note: do not let online reviews dissuade you from coming to Tanzania in "low/rainy season." It rained for about an hour one night and never during the day. That could be a case of good luck, but regardless of the month, you will see an incredible variety of wildlife in Tanzania. The abundance of these national parks is unmatched.

See you guys next "low season"!

Steffen   –  
Germany DE
Visited: September 2021 Reviewed: Apr 11, 2023

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

Friendly, very cooperative company with high level of wildlife knowledge.
5/5

We had an awesome, perfectly organized four day safari in tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongo. Our guide Jackson was the perfect person to discover the beautiful nature and wildlife. His great knowledge is based on many years of guiding experience in several national parks. We would highly recommend this tour.

Marie and Ksenia   –  
Germany DE
Visited: February 2023 Reviewed: Feb 22, 2023

Email Marie and Ksenia  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Amazing experience with a great guide
5/5

Jackson arranged our trip very spontaneous. We wrote him two days before and he prepared a wonderful 4 day trip, wich also included a great camp in the Ndutu national park. As a bird lover, Jackson not only helped me identify the birds, but also pointed out the most important features to differentiate similar species. He
knows animal vocalizations, behaviour and ecology. We could ask him everything and he stoped as soon as anyone saw something. Of course we also saw the big five, but there is so much more to see in all the different habitat types. He also was very flexible in matching small changes of our route depending on our interests. Jackson is a great guide to explore the area.

Marc   –  
Germany DE
Visited: January 2023 Reviewed: Feb 8, 2023

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

Great Operator!!! I definitely recommend!
5/5

We organized our trip online from germany. After first contact, we had the chance to organize everything with Jackson on whats app, which made it very easy for us. I was already feeling comfortable, when he was asking about tiny details like allegies e.g.. He and his company will do anything that you will have the best stay. Our guide was a nice and fun guy speaking good english and the cook made on every meal great food. Of course we saw the the big five and had a great time on the safari-jeep.

AVISHAG   –  
Israel IL
Visited: February 2023 Reviewed: Feb 8, 2023

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

I highly recommend Jackson as your safari guide
5/5

We had a wonderful 5 day safari with Jackson. He knows so much about all animals, could answer all our questions about birds, mammals, ecology and culture. He showed us all the animals and pointed out many birds and plants. I really felt that he anticipated all our needs and was very attentive to any request. We also loved the tented camps that he arranged for us. It was a great experience

Mike Hollander   –  
Israel IL
Visited: January 2023 Reviewed: Jan 22, 2023

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

Amazing, once in a lifetime trip beautiful choreographed and guided by the incredible Jackson!
5/5

We found Jackson through a personal recommendation. Having worked in tourism for close to 30 years, I understand the value of the rare breed of a guide who is personable, knowledgeable, experienced, and most importantly, is able to understand their clients and their needs. Going to a very unfamiliar place, it is crucial to put your trust in somebody who is able to craft the perfect program to suit your needs. We saw all the animals one could hope to see - including the rare Serval cat and Black Mamba snake! - and were introduced to some of the more colorful communities in Tanzania - the Masai and bushmen. Jackson was much more than a guide, but through his background (raised Masai and converted to Christianity), he gave us remarkable insights into Tanzania and its people and society. I would give him a grade of 15 on a scale of 1-10 and unconditionally recommend him as a safari guide. “The Serengeti will never die!”

Abbas Faour   –  
Germany DE
Visited: November 2022 Reviewed: Jan 21, 2023

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

Once in a lifetime experience!
5/5

Once I planned with my brother our Tanzania trip I was referred to this company by a good friend of mine from Germany who had a great Safari with Jackson. We had a private 4-day budget Safari with Jackson and our awesome chef Chuku. He picked us up at the airport and showed us Arusha as we planned the next few days at a coffee shop in Arusha. He helped us getting SIM cards, exchanging money and assisted with any questions. After that he took us to the hotel and picked us up early in the morning . We had a wonderful adventure. Those 4 days were full of laughter, singing, enjoying and celebrating together. We saw the Big 5 after just 2 days. Jackson and Chuku always took good care of us and adjusted wakeup times to our wishes. Jackson was an awesome guide and it was really hard to say goodbye since we're still in contact even after we left. He always assisted us in any matter we had on our trip and even managed transfers for us in Sansibar. I can 100% recommend you to book with Jackson and his company, you will not regret it!

Thank you once again !

Karen R.   –  
United States US
Visited: September 2018 Reviewed: Jan 13, 2023

Email Karen R.  |  65+ years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

I'd go anywhere with Jackson!
5/5

Jackson put together a Tanzania tour for a group of 9 of us that was tailored to our needs and desires. We were aged 28 to 70, all in good shape. We camped in tents mostly, with a couple of short stays at the Panorama Safari Camp. In 10 days we saw Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara, Lake Natron, Lake Eyasi, Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai Gorge and several days on the Serengeti.
There were Jackson and another guide, both local and very knowledgeable, a chef and his helper who traveled with us. My daughter and I had special dietary needs (gluten free and dairy free) and the meals were wonderful. Everyone agreed.
We saw amazing wildlife up close--elephants, hippos, all the antelope, giraffes, flamingos, lions, cheetahs, 3 leopards (!), fish eagles, bee eaters and so much more.
As importantly, we met locals from various indigenous groups. Jackson and the other three guides were each from a different group. We learned so much. Many of our group have stayed in touch with Jackson, me included.
The prices were extremely reasonable, the experiences life changing. I literally would go anywhere with Jackson.

Eglė Šiauliai   –  
Lithuania LT
Visited: January 2023 Reviewed: Jan 11, 2023

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

Professionaly organized and operated
5/5

Mr. Jackson pleasanly surprised us with punctuality, accuacy, information provision. 4 days safary was fantastic, over our expectations. 1 day hike Kilimanjaro was super, even we thought that the weather was booked by Mr. Jackson. Thank you very much. We promise best recommendations for you to our friends and anyone from Lithuania.

Nadav Kramer   –  
United States US
Visited: December 2022 Reviewed: Jan 7, 2023

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

Friendliest guy ever, absolutely love Jackson and look to see him again outside of safari!
5/5

TZA Juvenile Safaris tour was fantastic, from a super open and friendly guide to a fantastic safari experience. Our guide was experienced and knew what he was looking for and where to find it. Had eyes of a hawk and pointed out wildlife at every twist and turn. Communicated with other guides in order to find all fascinating and rare wildlife possible. Left this safari more than satisfied with the experience and made a true friend in the process.

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