User Reviews – South Africa

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Beautiful scenery, diverse
Overall rating
4/5

We were family of 3 (10 yrs old kid) and traveled through Garden route via motorhome (camper).
We started planing the trip a bit late since we were traveling from 30/12-10/1/2020--high season. For that reason sometimes the accommodation (camp grounds) were either full or did not have much of a choice. Few times we had to go to a chalet or bungalow, which was in our case not necessary since we had a motorhome...Also I believe the company does not have much experience in organising a trip for motorhome, so at the end of the trip , we would do few things different as far as accommodation.
Everything else was really nice from Karoo area , Schotia Safari, Tsitskiama national park, etc.
Correspodence with Elmor and his collegues was good and they would answer email fast .
I would definately recommend this company for organising your trip, just make sure you start organising it far in advance for the high season!

Amazing
Overall rating
5/5

The scenery and wildlife was truly astonishing. South Africa has such a varied, lush, dramatic landscape that even just driving around is a pleasure. The animals were so beautiful and surreal to see in their natural habitat. The weather was good overall. Some rain but mostly sunshine and warmth and we didnt even get a single bug bite! In addition to the things intrinsic to South Africa, the people were so friendly and helpful everywhere we went. It was truly a trip of a lifetime.

My fourth in 20 years and just as good
Overall rating
4/5

Wildlife - good, scenery - fantastic, weather - mixed, but mostly good, accommodation - good to excellent (mostly the latter), food - fantastic (even if portions were a bit on the large size!), transportation - always good, guides - all excellent and informative. We had 3 holidays in one, first safari in the Kruger, then to Port Elizabeth, hire car and drive down the Garden Route and finally 6 days in Cape Town. All those running the guest houses etc we stayed at were very friendly and helpful. All accommodation was clean and generally well maintained. Most importantly we never felt anything but safe and felt comfortable wherever we went. No doubt there is crime (as anywhere) but it never raised its ugly head. In fact we were impressed by the honesty of all we met.

Tranquil
Overall rating
5/5

Kruger park is amazing, with so many different species in their natural habitat. The tour included exactly what was in the description

Unique experience
Overall rating
5/5

We loved our trip to South Africa, nature and wildlife are so unspoiled and beautiful. Capetown was a surprise, and the weather helped a great deal, sunny almost every day with very little rain and not too hot for sightseeing.
Our stay at the Black Rhino Game lodge for the safari was also fantastic, all went smoothly with the airport transfers and the reserve was amazing, we saw lots of wild animals, loved the game drives and our guide was great. Highly recommended!

Wow, up close and personal with the magnificent wild life of South Africa!
Overall rating
5/5

After several trips to South Africa I have finally found what I have been looking for. This time I got to experience the real deal, staying in a bush camp on a private reserve. Wall to wall wildlife which because you are on a private reserve, you are driven right along side as the guides can take you off road. The accommodation was comfortable and clean in air conditioned tents; the food to die for (home cooked, traditional South Africa Food); my guides went above and beyond to give me my fill of wildlife and were very knowledgeable and passionate about their work. This trip has been such a highlight in my life so much so that I am returning to repeat it this coming winter.

Aquila is terrible. May as well go to a zoo!!
Overall rating
1/5

Terrible. Not really a safari. Beside main road, loads of fences and gates. Few animals. Day at zoo would.be better

Fantastic safari in a beautiful country
Overall rating
5/5

What a beautiful country! The people, weather, beaches, bush, cricket and the food was absolutely superb. We had a fantastic safari in the Kruger NP and really enjoyed our time in Cape Town. Cannot recommend the country as a holiday destination enough!

Great Experience!
Overall rating
5/5

We had a great time! South África is a beautiful place that we will certainly visit again. The Safari was a diffent, great experience. We really enjoyed ourselves!
The travel agency Waiferer was perfect, assited us in everything!

It was good but wouldn't do it again
Overall rating
5/5

The safari experience was good but the safari provider not so much. If you enjoy sitting on a car for long long ours, this is your kind of activity. We didn't do anything else than sitting in a car for 3 straight days. Not my favorite plan, need some more adrenaline.

Average User Rating

  • 4.8/5
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