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4 Leslie Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Eugene was our guide for the Tsitsikamma day tour, which was hugely enjoyable. He is extremely knowledgeable & was an absolute mine of local information. Storm River suspension bridge is well worth the hike & if you have time the Untouched Adventure's kayak trip is...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so lucky to book our 18 days road trip – Blyde River Canyon, Kruger, St. Lucia, Durban, flight to Port Elizabeth, Jeffrey´s Bay, Storms River Village, Garden Route – with Gecko Tours (we spend 5 days in Cape Town at the end). From...More

Thank Kathrin S
Sharon L, Owner at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kathryn, thank you for your wonderful feedback and affording us the opportunity to share in your South African experience! Nelis absolutely loved sharing his passion and knowledge of our beautiful country with you and your family. We are pleased to receive your feedback in...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

So my friend came over from England and I always make it a point to show her as much of my part of the world as I can. This time we both went into unchartered waters and Gecko Tours just made it an absolute joy!...More

Thank Talitha T
Reviewed 4 September 2018

So my wife and I did a 7 day Garden Route Tour with Nelis as our tour guide. An incredibly fantastic, fabulous, awesome, remarkable, tremendous...I could go on and on....TRIP It was excellent!!! My wife and I travel quite a lot and are discerning travelers....More

Thank yolisanjamela2018
Sharon L, Owner at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Yolisa and Sharon, Thank you for your wonderful feedback and for sharing your experience with us! We are overjoyed to hear that you consider your time with us as one of your best trips ever. Your guide Nelis loved the time spent on tour...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018

We can't say enough positive things about the entire trip and our guide Eugene. He was knowledgeable, interesting, and happy to accommodate all of our needs. Booking: We exchanged numerous emails with Sharon to plan the perfect itinerary. She was extremely helpful in providing recommendations,...More

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Sharon L, Owner at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Dear Michael and Lisa, thank you for your beautiful review! Firstly, we would like to address the only complaint you have...not having enough time on this splendid journey! We would love to invite you back for a second round of awesomeness :-) It was only...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Thank you Sharon for organising such an amazing trip to the garden route. 2 days is too less but you accommodated as much as possible and were very prompt and delightful to communicate with. Eugene is one of the best guides we have ever travelled...More

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Sharon L, Owner at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Dear Shivangini, Thank you for your beautiful review! What amazing feedback, especially about your guide Eugene! As always, he has not failed to deliver on an outstanding customer experience and we are grateful that he never misses the "mark!" It was only a pleasure working...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

We did a 4 day tour of the garden route - it was an absolutely fantastic experience. Make sure you ask for Nathan. Nathan was super knowledgeable and showed us a ton of viewing sites and little cities along the way which we knew nothing...More

Thank agarwalt
Sharon L, Owner at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Dear Agarwalt We are indeed pleased to hear that you had a wonderful trip with Nathan! Very pleased to hear that you benefited from his knowledge and flexibility, making your tour as pleasurable as it should be! Thank you for choosing Gecko and the opportunity...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

My friends and I travelled the garden route with Gecko Tours for approximately one week. We found them to be very accommodating and were more than willing to tweak our schedule when requested.The accommodation and transport provided was top quality. Our driver and our guide,...More

Thank Row O
Sharon L, Owner at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Dear Aisling Friends, thank you for taking the time to share your valued feedback! We are happy to receive your positive feedback about your experience, your time spent with Nathan and your overall enjoyment of your tour of the Garden Route. Thank you for advising...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great tour with Gecko. There were 10 people in our mixed group. Before we reached South Africa the email replies were quick, informative and very helpful. They catered for our requests each time. We requested could we begin the Garden & Safari route...More

Thank AislingK65
Sharon L, General Manager at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear Aisling, how great it was to have your group on tour with us; we really appreciate the opportunity afforded us to host you in this venture! Nathan and the bus driver were thrilled with the time spent on tour with you! We are pleased...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018

While we had a memorable 5 day Garden Route trip, we were heavily disappointed with the tour service provided by Gecko Tours. It turned out to be a 5 day tour where a private driver would transport us in a taxi style from A to...More

Thank Simon_Switzerland
Sharon L, General Manager at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Simon thank you for your valued feedback, however it is with great regret that we receive news of your poor experience whilst on tour! No excuse will do, hence we can only trust that the positives you pointed out before closing, will be the...More

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