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Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours

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About Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours
Established in 1998, Extreme Nature Tours and Travel is a family-owned tour operator based in Saint Lucia South Africa, run by brothers Charl and Peter Koen. We both have backgrounds as conservationists and have worked as game rangers in several parks in South Africa. We offer a huge variety of luxury and budget tours and safaris, from day trips to longer overnight itineraries. We also provide a travel service where we arrange accommodation, routes and activities to ensure a smooth vacation in South Africa. We also offer Safaris from Richards Bay. Our tours and adventures include: Multiple Day Tours, Safaris and Adventures Day Trips Turtle Tours Safaris Ocean Safaris Snorkeling Adventures Surfing Adventures Island Adventures Private Tours & Safaris Photographic Tours Luxury Safaris
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

I initially started my communication with Peter in order to book transfers from Richard's Bay to St Lucia. Peter was really quick to respond to my emails and answered all my questions (not just the convenient ones), which I really appreciate. When we landed, it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Hi Adela Thank you so much for the great review, we are so happy that you enjoyed your transfer so much that you booked other trips with us while you were in the St Lucia area! I will be sure to pass your thanks on...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

My family and I have just spent 3 days in the Isi mangaliso area with Extreme nature tours. Charles come to pick us up from Durban airport and took us to Santa Lucía. From the first moment we were able to see he was really...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you very much for the great review and kind words. I really enjoyed having you and your family on tour and were happy you had a great time too! I'm glad we got to see so many rhino, the animal you were really looking...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

In the months leading up to our visit, Peter was very helpful in finding an activity that we would enjoy despite many things we wanted to do already being booked. Then, when we arrived, our guide and the entire team were very helpful and friendly...they...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Charl K, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi Collin. Thank you so much for the great review, we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards from the Extreme Nature Tours team.

Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I was asked what was the highlight of this trip... And my response was.... Everything! Our trip was to tembe elephant park, banganek to see the turtle hatching and ended with kosi bay. Charl is by far a treasure cove of knowledge, which is so...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Charl K, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you so much Mr M, we hope to see you guys soon :) Your review is really appreciated! I'll let you know about the fishing at Inhaca Island. Kind regards from Charl and the Extreme Nature Tours team

Reviewed 13 February 2018

My husband, 11 year old daughter and my husband's parents spent a week in the little piece of paradise known as Bhanga Nek. After a very long 8hr drive, I wasn't sure the trip was worth it, as the last few km's on the road...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Charl K, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at Bhanga Nek, finding your way there is half the adventure :). We will pass your kind words on to the camp managers. Kind...More

Reviewed 2 February 2018

We were met our ship when it docked (late) in Richards Bay by Charle. He took four of us to the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park. We saw three of the 'big five', elephants, rhino and buffalo ( they were quite far away), but the rhino and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Charl K, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Hi Jenny. Thank you so much for the great review and your kind words. We are so happy that you had a good day with us in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi park, we had great sightings of so many animals that day! Please get in touch with...More

Reviewed 19 January 2018

We (10 ladies and one long suffering man) have just spent the most memorable 3 nights at Bhanga Nek in the communal campsite. Very rustic but comfortable and adequate. The restrooms were clean and we had hot water!! The staff were extremely friendly and helpful...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Charl K, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Hi Loueen. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and for the great rating. Bhanga Nek is also one of our favourite places, as you say, paradise. We look forward to hearing from you in the future, please let us...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

I like to thank Peter and Charl on behalf of our family. Their service was fantastic. Peter was the person who answered mails promptly and did the pre planning. We only had one and half days and had been able to go to Thembe Natioanl...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Charl K, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Hi Thorsten. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review and for recommending Extreme Nature Tours, this really means so much to us. We are so glad that you saw so many animals and enjoyed your time at Tembe, Bhanga...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Nothing was too much trouble for Charl who took us on a wonderful 5-day adventure along the coast north of St Lucia and into the Hluhluwe and iMfozoli safari parks. We had a river trip to see hippos, crocs and various birds at St Lucia,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Charl K, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you so much for the great review, I'm so glad you enjoyed your tour with us as much as I did :) and Thank you so much for the surprise gift, I really didn't notice at the time, much appreciated! We hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018

From the first minute of interaction to the last everything was absolutely perfect. My father and I were on a cruise in South Africa and we watned to plan a two day excursion off the ship without much time to plan and without knowing much...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Charl K, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Hi Olivia Thank you so much for the great rating, review and recommendation, it means so much to us!! Please let us know if you are in Zululand again, we will gladly assist you in any way possible. Kind regards from Peter and the Extreme...More

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Ficklefan
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Response from Charl_Koen | Property representative |
Hi Alta Thank you so much for your inquiry. We are working on a package for you which we can discuss and which you can adapt to your specific interests. We do indeed do transfers from Richards Bay Airport as well as from... More
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