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Africa Explore Safaris

#278 of 1 296 Tours in Cape Town
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Cape Town, South Africa
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About Africa Explore Safaris
Our Safaris are tailor-made to suit our guest's exact needs. We specialize in Luxury Bespoke / Customized Safaris throughout Southern Africa & East Africa. Our itineraries include amazing luxury destinations and the popular tourist attractions from Cape Town to Kenya situated on the Equator and everything in between. Visit the Malaria free wildlife safari areas in the Eastern Cape, and the Luxury Safari Lodges at Kruger National Park, Madikwe and Pilanesberg in South Africa before travelling north to the majestic Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park in Botswana, and Liuwa Plains and South Luangwa National Parks in Zambia. Our destinations include the desert landscapes of Sossusvlei located in the Namib Desert, the beautiful Etosha National Park of Namibia to the wetland area of Amboseli National Park at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro to Samburu National Park in the north of Kenya and home to the beautiful Grevy's Zebra.
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The in-depth information and analysis of the South African people, the history, economy and the development over the last 25 years provided during the travel to, and from the Game Reserve by our highly experienced Safari Director.

Scenic drive over the Cape Fold Belt Mountain range to Inverdoorn Private Game Reserve in the Karoo region.

Sleep in luxury air-conditioned lodge rooms decorated in an African theme

Enjoy TWO Game Drives to view the wildlife on the 10,000-hectare private reserve

There are 28 species of large game on the reserve include Lion, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Rhino, Giraffe, Eland, Kudu, Oryx.

Relax around a roaring fire under the starry sky after dinner to enjoy your night-cap.

The return journey takes us through the historic Baines Kloof Pass that offers amazing views over the Cape Peninsula.

A visit to a Wine Estate for a master cheese and wine tasting of 8 wines paired with cheese produced on the estate.
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Dominika wrote a review Nov 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates2 contributions
We’ve spent 2 amazing days with Quinton exploring Western Cape and the wine region and we thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our trip! Quinton is very knowledgeable and has a storytelling gift, learned so much about the culture, history, flora and fauna of this beautiful land. It was pure pleasure, we felt very comfortable and safe and would 100% recommend to anyone planning a trip to Cape Town! Thank you Quinton! D&S
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Date of experience: November 2021
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Response from Abby_Conroy, Owner at Africa Explore Safaris
Responded 22 Nov 2021
Hi Dominika & Stewart Thank you very much for this great review. It was an honor for us to plan your tours and to show you around our beautiful city of Cape Town and the winelands. We really appreciate your feedback because this is why we do what we do. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again. Quinton & Abby
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AZtricia2021 wrote a review Nov 2021
Glendale, Arizona2 contributions
After completing a bus tour-based, South African safari, I knew I wanted to return to Africa for a REAL safari: tents, safari camp stays; majority of time in parks and/or in close proximity to animals; small group; and experience with a variety of settings and local culture. I met the owners of AES on this first trip as helped us plan a wine trip and tour to shark alley 5 years ago. AES curated the perfect safari trip coordinating 3 weeks in Kenya and Tanzania. My daughter and I began working with Quinton and Abby collaboratively several months in advance of our trip. The result unforgettable and perfect from the variety of lodging to park landscapes and wild animals. In addition, AES facilitated ensuring the COVID prevention procedures were in place. And every place did follow through! Most importantly, they made COVID tests to pass between Kenya and Tanzania and then our return home exceptionally easy and with minimal costs, whether given mobile in a safari vehicle or at safari camp tent! This allowed us to maximize our safari time! We are very pleased with AES and contact with us before and during our trip. I will engage them in future Africa trip planning as are a well-established, well-versed African travel company! PS: While our trip was a safari for only two of us (highly recommended as can individualize each day's schedule since not with a group), the safari trip was not much more expensive than we found with well-publicized trips in the US. We were in the end of the dry season but now hunger to see the same places during the rainy season as animals vary in presentation, locale and visibility. AES will be our go-to tour planners again!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from QuintonConroy, Owner at Africa Explore Safaris
Responded 15 Nov 2021
As owners of Africa Explore Safaris, we are totally committed to ensuring that you, our valued guest will receive more than you expected and were happy to receive. We go the Extra Mile every day to deliver our brand of excellence and to receive a glowing review such as this simply confirms that we are doing what is required and doing it well. Thank you Pat for being such great travelers and we look forward to hosting you on your next journey of discovery. Quinton & Abby
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Jessica Kalli C wrote a review Nov 2021
Phoenix, Arizona1 contribution
After meeting Quinton in Capetown for an incredible day trip in 2018 for a day trip to Stellenbosch wine country and listening to jis adventures in East Africa, we immediatetly pit that trip on a short list of places to visit in the near future. So, in the lifting stages of the pandemic, in early 2021, we knew exactly who to reach out to, to FINALLY make this trip happen! Africa Explore Safaris helped us to create our dream trip to Kenya and Tanzania in Sep/Oct 2021. Words can't even explain how magical/ memorable this trip was, a total of 21 days on private safari. From the designing stage of our dream trip (whatever we wanted, they worked into the scheuldule) and all throughout the trip itself, Africa Explore Safaris was always just a phone call away and eager to help us however they could. Especially nice to have a calming/committed voice when you get to the airport and find out the airlines canceled your flight. 🙃 That was our only "issue" on the trip, after that it was smooth and INCREDIBLE sailing the entire way. Both our local guides (1 in each country) were wonderful! Very knowledgeable men with a clear passion for sharing their AMAZING countries with travelers). Thank you to Quinton and Abby for making this bucket list dream come true! We look forward to traveling to more parts of that beautiful continent in the future. Still need to see those sharks in Gansbaai and get back for whale season in Hermanus! 😉 Just a quick note about the pandemic, since it's on the forefront of many traveller's minds right now. From the US we had to provide a negative PCR test within 3 days of travel (US requirement for most international travel). In Kenya we tested again to be allowed into Tanzania and the same when leaving Tanzania to get back home. These tests were EASY! Quick testing sites at a camp in Serengeti, Tanzania and in Kenya they used a mobile service and the guy actually got in a hazmat suit in our van to perform the test. We got a kick out of that. Both countries had social distancing mandates still in place and left the wearing of masks up to the individual businesses. Everywhere we went staff were wearing masks and in crowded public areas of the camps we were asked to wear masks when not eating/drinking. We are very careful still, even in our home in Arizona, so none of those was an inconvenience to us. Both countries appear to really care about the safety and wellbeing of tourists and members of the communities we were visiting ... also, I should mention now is a GREAT time to go on safari. 18 months ago the world shut down and the consensus from the locals in each country was that the animals appeared to be less shy around safari vehicles because of it. When you have an expert guide in your truck with almost 20 years of experience who's never seen a leopard in Aberdare and we had 1 just casually stroll down the road towards us. In Tanzania our guide with over 15 years of experience never saw a cheetah kill in person, we witnessed a mom hunt for her 3 cubs right in front of us (like we weren't even there). Both countries had elephants walking right up to our truck basically unbothered, etc. Our animal experiences were OUT of this world! DONT LET THE PANDEMIC STOP YOU FROM GOING TO AFRICA. It's open and as magical as you always imagined it to be! 💜
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Response from Quinton C, Owner at Africa Explore Safaris
Responded 09 Nov 2021
THIS is the most incredible review we have EVER received in twenty years of serving tourists from around the Globe. Thank you, Pat and Kalli. It was an honour to serve you. It is even more satisfying when we see that this Safari lived up to your expectations in every way as a dream trip for another of your bucket list items. A very big THANK YOU for the spectacular images and videos that you shared with us and posted to social media on a daily basis throughout your trip. We look forward to being of service to you and your community again in the near future. Thank you. Abby and Quinton
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JudySillman wrote a review Jun 2020
American Canyon, California3 contributions
Our expectations were FAR exceeded. The hospitality, venues, experiences and recommendations were incredible. The staff is responsive, very knowledgeable, flexible, well informed, courteous, fun, generous with support and always smiling. We would never go to Africa again without the support of Africa Explore Safaris. We have already provided many recommendations.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Abby_Conroy, Owner at Africa Explore Safaris
Responded 22 Jun 2020
Dear Judy Thank you very much for this great review and for recommending Africa Explore Safaris to other travellers. It was a great honour for us to plan, organise your holiday and host you on this safari. And we are also glad to read that we exceeded your expectations. This is why we do what we do. We have two basic values by which we run our business. The first is, we stand for honesty, transparency and integrity. The second value is that we go the extra mile, we do it with a smile and we do it every time! I am happy that we lived up to that important measure. Thank you very much from Quinton & me and we hope to see you back here in Africa real soon. Thank you! Abby & Quinton Africa Explore Safaris
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TracyH wrote a review Mar 2020
Seabeck9 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I just returned from a trip of a lifetime. I honestly cannot say enough about Africa Explores Safari. To start with, this trip took place amid the destruction of the Covid-19 outbreak. Our hosts Quinton and Abby went above and beyond making sure we were safe, taken care of and able to get home to the U.S. They were in constant contact with valuable advice and concerned for our safe travel home. I will forever be grateful for that. With that said....what an experience! We were a group of 10, met at the airport and the fun began! Quinton has tons of knowledge and stories that kept my wandering mind thoroughly engaged. The very comfortable van took us to many destinations: Cape Winelands, Table Top Mountain, African Penguins, Cape Point National Park, Chapman’s Peak...and much more. We would love to do another trip with Africa Explores Safari. HIGHLY RECOMMEND
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Abby_Conroy, Owner at Africa Explore Safaris
Responded 27 Mar 2020
Dear Tracy (?) I hope I have identified you correctly. We are meticulous in our planning but nothing can prepare us for the virus from hell. We are just very fortunate that you could enjoy the trip of a lifetime before the World was forced to shut down. Thank you for your kind words and please do return so that we can show you more of this magnificent destination. Best Regards Abby & Quinton
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