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African Big5 Safaris

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484 Appelblaar st, Hoedspruit, South Africa
+27 72 707 5451
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African Big5 Safari's offer unforgettable Full day & Half day guided open vehicle safari's in Kruger National park from Hoedspruit. Our Specialist guides will make sure that you gather magical memories that will last with you forever! Our Safari's include: Conservation & Park entry fee's, Specialist Guide Pick up at your location in Hoedspruit, Coffee, Tea & Mineral Water Excluded: Park entry fee's Lunch at a Kruger Rest Camp (Restaurant available) for your own account. Gratuity for guide Times: Pick up @ 05h00 (summer months) & 05h30 (Winter months) Full day - drop off (between 16h00 & 17h00) at your hotel / B&B Half day - drop off (between 13h00 & 14h00) at your hotel / B&B Make sure you bring: Sun hat, warm clothing for the early mornings, Sunscreen, camera's & video camera's. We look forward to having you ON SAFARI!!!
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484 Appelblaar st, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I’d like to commend the level of service Jozef provides. While it was a simple of act of a booking enquiry, he was kind and fast enough to advise, and rectified the issue I had with the booking. On top of that, he managed to...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Nkateko was very fun and informative! He was constantly on the search for any wildlife and anything that could interest us. We had a blast and saw elephants, giraffes, lions, Buffalo and more. Communication between us and the company was extremely easy and accommodating!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Jaco is an amazing guide. His knowledge of the animals as well and the plants and bugs is unrivaled. He truly has a passion for what he does and enjoys showing off his countries animals.More

Thank Ben L
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Diana B, General Manager at African Big5 Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Ben, Thank you so much for your great compliment. Jaco truly enjoyed taking you out on Safari as well as you were so interested in learning about all the different animals & plants etc... Please let us know when you come to South Africa...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had a great safari! We saw a lot! Lions, elephants, water buffaloes, hyenas, giraffes, zebras, crocodiles, impalas, kudus, many, many birds etc. and at least as interesting and beautiful animals as the Big 5 ;-) Jako showed us so much and explained. We learned...More

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Diana B, General Manager at African Big5 Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review! I am truly pleased that you have had such a great experience with us. I am also glad that I could assist you in finding accommodation and other excursions in our lovely Hoedspruit area. We hope that...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Pieter it was a very informative drive. Game was scares but he tried his very best to locate A Lion and Leopard with no joy. Thanks again Pieter it was awesome

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Diana B, General Manager at African Big5 Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Good day, thank you so much for your review! It is a shame you didn't see much game, but happy that you still enjoyed it with Pieter! We hope to see you again soon. Kindest Regards, Diana Becker

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Our guide was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. We were picked up at our Lodge and driven to the park. Highly recommended this tour!

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Diana B, General Manager at African Big5 Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Good day, Thank you so much for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your Safari!

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

My husband and I spent a month in Namibia with African Big5 Safaris and it was an absolutely wonderful and unique experience. Lourens' very efficient organisational skills meant that we had a great variety of sights to enjoy from game drives in Erindi and Etosha...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Simply put had a terrific time & wonderful experience, which I would do all again with African Big 5. Couldn't have been in better hands & very well looked after. For me they ticked all the boxes. Thank you for a brilliant holiday and photographic...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

Very nice guide, easy going open for suggestion and flexible. Recommended for personal service. Relatively good price.

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Rodrigo M
21 February 2018|
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Response from Diana B | Property representative |
Please contact Josef Bols owner of the company plus two seven zero seven two seven zero seven our emails and entire web domain is down and we are trying our best to resolve asap
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Mike B
15 October 2017|
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Response from Diana B | Property representative |
Good day, thank you so much for your message. Unfortunately Lourens has sold his business to us. And he has moved on to JHB and a different business venture not related to hospitality. We only specialise in the day trip into... More
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805mj1
31 August 2017|
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Good moring, I hope you are doing very well. Please could you kindly email us your information: How many guests?, Which day you would like to do the Safari? Full day / Half day Safari? Please have a look at our website... More
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