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Themba's Birding and Ecotours

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We offer a surperb Birdwatching and hiking in the ISimangaliso Wetland Park in the north eastern region of South Africa.This tours accomponed by most expirienced Guides introduce you to many wonders of Nature,including mangrooves...more
310 Mckenzie Street | iSimangaliso Wetland Park, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
+27 71 413 3243
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

We spent a wonderfull time with Themba. First 2 hours in the morning in St Lucia and later for a whole day in Hluhluwe. It was amazing, Themba knows all the spots where to find the birds. He whistle the sound of the bird, and...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

I am not an experienced birder but we were with people who were and all of us had a great morning out with Themba. He changed our booking at short notice so that we could take advantage of better weather. He was fun, energetic and...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2015

During a very brief stay in St Lucia, I was keen to get out and see the birding highlights of the area. Themba came highly recommended as a guide, and he lived up to this reputation in every way. It came as no surprise to...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2015

Themba was our guide during 2 drives in the wetland. Lot's of informations and very accurate regarding birds and wildlife in general. Very easy to understand even for foreigners and always ready to reply to our manny questions. Give a try, you won't regret. Alex...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2015

Themba is a highly skilled and motivated wildlife guide that will enhance your wildlife experiency by a factor of 10! Especially for birding, he is extremely knowledgeable an skilled in the field and he managed to find and allowed me to photograph eg. the pygmy...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2015

We identified Themba in our search for an expert birding guide prior to our visit to Kwazulu Natal, and particularly the St. Lucia (Isimilansigo Wetlands) region. We had extensive email communication with Themba prior to our trip and found him to be very responsive and...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2015

Bheki was great when it comes to birding. Very knowledgeable and willing to go the extra mile to find a bird.

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Reviewed 1 November 2015

Themba took us to the local forest and had excellent knowledge of birds and environment. All in our group were impressed.

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Reviewed 1 November 2015

It's not easy for me to rate our tour with Themba, because it was a mix of disappointment and great birding... We had agreed to meet at 6:30 in front of our hotel for a 2-3 hour tour, I had given my full trust to...More

2  Thank Marie M
Stluciabirding, Owner at Themba's Birding and Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2015

Many thanks Marie for the lovely trip first with Bheki and then with me. I regret the fact that your beggining was a bit hectic but appreciate the fact that the alternative remedy worked out well. Birding in winter and summer months can be different...More

Reviewed 16 July 2015

We booked a two hours birding walk with Themba. He is very experienced and basically knows all the answers to your questions. He not only guides about the birds, but gives also info about the trees, other animals, things he experienced himself in the bushes....More

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Stluciabirding, Owner at Themba's Birding and Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2015

Many thanks for using and liking our services. We shall always ensure you enjoyed your best quality times with us. Thank you.

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21 November 2016|
Response from Susanne G | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the easiest way is to rent a car at Durban airport and drive to St Lucia! The roads are really good in SA, some of them you have to pay a few SA rand to get through. Cars and petrol is not that expensive in SA... More