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Shakabarker Tours - Day Tours

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About Shakabarker Tours - Day Tours
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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I sustained a head injury on a night safari drive with Kian. He was driving a LH vehicle too close to devil thorn trees on the right. A branch swept into the vehicle and scraped over my head. The first duty of a safari guide...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Our guest house recommended and booked this for us (Avalone). Great guide and a relatively small boat, only 10 people on it. I think 15 is the max, but not sure . They picked us up from our guest house and dropped us back. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mummmmmm
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Friendly guide, told us a lot about nature and animals. We had coffee and tea at a very good spot for watching Hippos.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We did the hippo and crocodile tour on a small boat in the afternoon. The animals were impressive, but the guides knowledge and presentation were even more impressive! Thanks!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rickvdhelder
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Kian was funny and knew his stuff. Great drive around the Eastern Shores with lots of animals. Pickup from hotel is nice, and blankets are a nice touch too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pj_claeys
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We booked a tour with Shakabarker based on friends’ recommendations and we couldn’t have chosen better! We booked by email the day before and very quickly everything was sorted. We got picked up from our place in some sort of safari vehicle and taken to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank manux77
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Funny and knowledgeable guide... good way to get close to wild crocs and hippos for pictures and in general. Pick up from the hotel, snacks on the tour. Good value!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ArcticScuba
Reviewed 22 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kariesa
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank theunsdelange3
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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