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Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours

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4 Leslie Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 3705
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Incredible 7-day private tour with Eugene

We can't say enough positive things about the entire trip and our guide Eugene. He was... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Michael H
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Old Bridge, New Jersey, USA
Best 2 days in SA with Eugene!!!!

Thank you Sharon for organising such an amazing trip to the garden route. 2 days is too less but... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
shivangini v
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4 Leslie Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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+27 44 533 3705
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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

Thank Michael H
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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

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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

Thank shivangini v
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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

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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

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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

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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
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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

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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 Aisling K
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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

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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
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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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Reviewed 29 March 2018

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

Thank SusieMcLancashire
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Sharon L, Owner at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear Jim and Sue, So pleased to receive the positive feedback as it relates to your experience touring with Gecko! We love hearing about your appreciation of our country's wondrous animals and beautiful coastal landscapes! Nelis loved the time spent on tour with you and...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 12 April 2018

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

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Sharon L, General Manager at Gecko Transport and Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

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

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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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