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Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours

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4 Leslie Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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My friends and I travelled the garden route with Gecko Tours for approximately one week. We found... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Row O
via mobile
Great week along Garden Route.

Had a great tour with Gecko. There were 10 people in our mixed group. Before we reached South... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aisling K
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Cork, Ireland
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“cape town” (51 reviews)
“cango caves” (6 reviews)
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4 Leslie Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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"garden route tour"
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"cape town"
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"cango caves"
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"south africa"
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"driver guide"
in 7 reviews
"lalibela game reserve"
in 5 reviews
"ostrich farm"
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"port elizabeth"
in 5 reviews
"always on time"
in 5 reviews
"restaurant recommendations"
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"private garden"
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"private tour"
in 7 reviews
"amazing guide"
in 3 reviews
"fabulous trip"
in 2 reviews
"bungee jump"
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"friendly and knowledgeable guide"
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"otter trail"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 Aisling K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Sharon L, General Manager at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled as a group of 4 adults. My husband and I had never been to South Africa before, our travelling companions had. Nelis (our guide/driver) met us in Cape Town and provided a fantastic insight into Cape Town and the Garden Route. He was...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We travelled as 2 couples.myself and my wife have been to South Africa every year for last 12 years but never did the garden route. This time we travelled with friends of ours who had never been to South Africa. After a great deal of...More

Thank Praveen G
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Sharon L, General Manager at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Praveen, thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback with us, we are delighted to hear that your tour was great! We are privileged to have hosted you and your friends on tour with us! Nelis has loved his time with...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We had planned our trip to South Africa about 10 months ago. We are a group of 4 adults and we wanted to travel the garden route, in comfort and without one of us driving. My husband researched extensively and found Geko tours, based in...More

Thank mol1
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Sharon L, General Manager at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear James and Susan, It was wonderful hosting you and your friends! We are thrilled to receive your feedback that you loved your whole tour and the Safari. Your guide, Nelis really enjoyed the time on tour with the four of you and certainly will...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We are a retired couple and our first trip to South Africa seemed a bit of an unknown adventure but from all our pre-trip dealing with the Gecko office and the first time we met our smiling guide, Eugene, at the airport we relaxed. We...More

Thank Backacre
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Sharon L, Owner at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Dear Peter and Maureen thank you for joining us on tour! It was absolutely wonderful to host the to two of you! Eugene really loved the time spent with you and couldn't wait for each new day to share in your wonderful experience. We are...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Now that our holiday is over and we are back in the UK, we wanted to thank yourself and Gecko Tours for making taking the stress out of our travelling within South Africa. Our reservation was managed by yourself in a professional manner and you...More

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Sharon L, Owner at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Dear Barry, thank you for affording us the opportunity to be of service to you! Both our drivers Eugene, Bright and our travel partner Patrick enjoyed the time they spent with you on the road and we are delighted to hear that you time in...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

This was the second booking with Gecko Tours for our small party of 5 people. We went on a full week of discoveries in the splendid Western Cape last October 2017 (we previously enjoyed a wonderful 10-days tour with Gecko Tours in February 2015). Very...More

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Sharon L, Owner at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Dear Kris, how lovely it was to have your group back with us! Nelis has enjoyed being your guide; making the necessary suggestions to meet your requirements, sharing his good sense of humor and certainly making you feel safe on the road. We are extremely...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Nelis took our party of two on a private tour of the Garden Route in October 2017. It felt less like a tour and more like a family friend showing us around his home country. Nelis was an excellent guide - professional, knowledgeable, and very...More

1  Thank K Z
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Sharon L, Owner at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi there, we are so pleased to receive your wonderful feedback about your tour! We find it extremely rewarding to hear how much our clients enjoy our beautiful country; even more so if we can add professional, knowledgeable, and very approachable to the package when...More

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