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Shakabarker Tours - Day Tours

43 Hornbill Street, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
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A trip with these guys was a highlight of our stay

Knowledgeable, smart, witty is how I would describe our tour leader Kian Barker. Our trip in his... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kariesa
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Brittany, France
night drive

o wow, ive been on many night drives but this was the best. I wad greeted by had. made to feel im... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
theunsdelange3
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Alberton, South Africa
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Our company specializes in the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park. We offer accommodation and a range of personalized tours and packages. Tours include guided bicycle rides and walks to learn about Zulu culture, medicinal plant uses and animals. Join us for ecological tours of the iSimangaliso Wetlands Park and surrounding area. These adventures include Turtle Tours (in season) to view gigantic Leatherback and resident Loggerhead Turtles, Chameleon Night Drives to view hippo, leopard etc., Game Drives, and excellent Bird watching. Options include packages and tailor-made tours.Explore your Heritage with the professionals.
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43 Hornbill Street, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Knowledgeable, smart, witty is how I would describe our tour leader Kian Barker. Our trip in his little boat up the Estuary at sunset was a highlight. We saw so many hippo, crocs, fish eagles and Egyptian geese. Kian was sensitive to the environment and...More

Thank Kariesa
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

o wow, ive been on many night drives but this was the best. I wad greeted by had. made to feel im important, and rhe feeling was relaxed. even if we missed the leopard we saw much more. sightings was pointed out with a laser....More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We did two tours with Shakabarker tours during our recent stay in St. Lucia, a boat trip and the Cape Vidal day tour. The most memorable of the two was the Cape Vidal tour, largely due to the excellent guidance by Sakhele. We saw a...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Shakabarker are so well-organised! You're picked up from your lodgings, taken to the launch site (which looks rather run-down but is fine). We were just four people on an early-morning river cruise, and our driver / guide / host had loads of hot drinks, fruit...More

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We are always satisfied with Shakabarker! The extra mile they go to pick up and drop off the guests are superb! Guides are very knowledgeable and we always have great feedback from our guests. Friendly and professional service!

Thank Yvonne D
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Great safari’s, great guide, great nature, great admosphere!! We’ve seen lot’s of rhino’s And crcodilles!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My group of about 15 rambunctious students had a great visit with Shakabarker. We did the estuary cruise, the night drive and also the full day excursion up to the beach for a picnic lunch. I have booked my groups with Shakabarker before and I...More

Thank carl941
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Formerly St Lucia Wetlands. We could of driven but choose to have a day off. We were collected promptly by our driver guide, Sakhile, who was very knowledgeable and friendly . Had a great morning seeing a multitude of wildlife, before heading to Cape Vidal,...More

Thank David G
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Very uncomplicated, very relaxed and good skipper. We booked the tour quite abruptly but still everything went smoothly. The trip is nice on a smaller boat without too many people. We saw three fisheagles what was really amazing... and hippos are there everywhere anyway. I’d...More

Thank Sebastian G
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had such a good time with Shakabarker tours that we kept coming back during our time in St. Lucia. Storm was very accommodating when we booked our first tour (afternoon bike ride) in person, 10 minutes before the last tour left for the day,...More

Thank Becca B
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