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Olifants River Safaris Day Trips

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Reviewed 29 December 2018

We had a wonderful experience on this tour. There were about 10 people on the boat with us. Four of us at the top deck and 6 on the main deck, so we had plenty of room to move around. The boat ride was nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Seaside590929, Owner at Olifants River Safaris Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Thank you so much, always welcome and hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 21 November 2018

Stayed here for the most amazing 3 nights. The management and staff were extremely attentive to the point of bringing us breakfast in bed when we hadn’t made it to the restaurant. The evening meals were excellent and very good value and the The Wednesday...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful site with best views Lots of animals good food and excellent service. Wonderful boat ride in the sun set

Date of experience: May 2018
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olifantsriver, Manager at Olifants River Safaris Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Good Morning Ravin, Thank for the for your review. Please come and visit us again. If you have pictures please share them with us. Regards Annette

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast provided, very relaxing cruise for a couple of hours. Unfortunately we didn’t T see many animals on our cruise but other traveller haveMore

Date of experience: May 2018
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Management response:Responded 13 July 2018

Dear Martin & Warnette, It is a pity that you have not seen any animals. In the last 2 weeks we have had Cheetah's and Lions roaming around here on the other side of the river. Hope you will visit us again and who know...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

After a long drive through an open cast mine, on a poor road, we arrived at the embarkation point located next to a spoil heap from the mine. Saw nothing, as there is nothing to seeMore

Date of experience: February 2018
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Kylie H, Public Relations Manager at Olifants River Safaris Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Dear Terrydxb We appreciate your honest review. It is unfortunate that you did not have a good experience with us. As you know wildlife can not be ordered from the menu, it is their unpredictability that makes the experience exciting. We would like to invite...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

We booked the river cruise for the final day in South Africa. We wished we had done something else instead. We ordered food before the cruise which was very poor - and then we were informed that there would be a bbq on board. We...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Kylie H, Guest Relations Manager at Olifants River Safaris Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Dear Burton Thank you for your review we always welcome reviews good or bad as these give us an opportunity to communicate with our guests. It is unfortunate that you did not have a good experience on our Boat Safari and we would like to...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked the morning river safari hoping we see things we would not normally see while driving. We did see a small amount that we would have seen if we were driving. We were very lucky to have spotted a leopard. But...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Kylie H, Public Relations Manager at Olifants River Safaris Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Dear Nicholaj401 Thank you for submitting your review. We would like to thank you for submitting your review. Our animals have different moods everyday as most other things in nature, that is why their unpredictability is what creates a true safari. You were so lucky...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018

We did the sunset cruise, and it was wonderful. We enjoyed a cold beverage and saw a lot of wildlife. Back on dry land, we had an excellent bush dinner. Staff are friendly and helpful. Overall a great experience.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Kylie H, Public Relations Manager at Olifants River Safaris Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Dear Skyhoosier Thank you so much for your amazing review! We enjoyed hosting you and hope to see you again soon!! Kind regards

Reviewed 5 January 2018

Already on arrival we noticed a loud company having quit some drinks, turned out they were celebrating some birthday. So after a short visit to the bathroom and ordering our on board dinner and non alcoholic drinks( alcohol was prohibited on board) we boarded the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Kylie H, Public Relations Manager at Olifants River Safaris Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Dear on4ajt Thank you for submitting your review. It is unfortunate that you did not have a good experience on our Boat Safari and we would like to thank you for honest feedback and for bringing this to our attention, Although these types of occurrences...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky to be on the boat with a very small group. During the 3 hour trip we've seen more animals than during the longer game drives we've had so far. I've never been so close to elephants, crocodiles and buffalos. An amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Kylie H, Public Relations Manager at Olifants River Safaris Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you for your review. It is always pleasure having guests that appreciate and enjoy what we have to offer. We hope to see you again soon!

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