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5 Albatros Crescent, Port Elizabeth 6011, South Africa
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Saw lots of elephants

I sat up front and Alan was taking pictures and with his body turned, my view was limited. He did... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Nothomemuch
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Laguna Niguel, California
Highly Recommend Alan Tours

Since we are traveling on a cruise ship we booked many tours ahead of time online. From the start... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
NewJerseyNomad
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New Jersey
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Alan Tours, based in the fun filled, coastal Holiday City of Port Elizabeth on the Sunshine Coast in the Eastern Cape is proud to promote South Africa, home to the Big 5 and Big 7 Safaris! A land with a unique natural, cultural and historical diversity, unsurpassed in the modern world today.
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5 Albatros Crescent, Port Elizabeth 6011, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I sat up front and Alan was taking pictures and with his body turned, my view was limited. He did not offer any to us free or for sale. Lunch was good. He would not let people eat in his truck because he didn't want...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Dear Nothomemuch, Thank you for your review, much appreciated. I, we all take pictures while out on tour, it is a part of our commitment to you our guests to collect a montage of the pictures on any particular day and assuming that we have...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Since we are traveling on a cruise ship we booked many tours ahead of time online. From the start of our communication with Alan Tours all aspects have been handled with professional friendliness and attention to detail. Waiting for us as we left the ship...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Dear NewJerseyNomad, What a wonderful review. Thank you for firstly booking your tour with Alan Tours and secondly for posting such a wonderfully positive review of the time we spent together. I would like to mention here that guiding is a two way street. I...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

When you book on the internet and are arriving by ship there is always the concern 'Are they going to be there?' With Alan Tours once booked you just don't have to worry. They will be there as they are an extremely professional organization. We...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi KeithY651, Wow! wonderful. Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write such a glowing review of the time we spent together. It was a delight to hear your views on business and the promotion of business, your keen eye for...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Another wonderful day out with Alan, he covers everything from the animals, to bushes flora/butterflies/birds and dung beetles. Saw many different animals, hundreds of elephants with their babies, wart hogs and babies. No lions this year but a rhino and my husbands favourite animal, kudus....More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi ellieSurrey and hubby, What a wonderful day with you once again, How many is it now? Certainly not enough. You are by far and away my longest supporting guests, Don't know how you do it but it is certainly appreciated. Thank you. Thank you...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

with only one day in port with the NAUTICA on Dec 24th, 2017, we had arranged the day tour to Addo Elephant park beforehand. Everything went smoothly : the pickup at the cruiseport, the trip to Addo and the visit to the park with a...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi Margriethartel, Thank you so much for the wonderful review and complimenting Malcolm on the work he so enjoys doing. Tripadvisor is a powerful marketing medium and we highly appreciate every review we can get. I have passed the compliment on to Malcolm who appreciates...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Our cruise ship, Boudicca, was in port for two days, so we booked a tour through Alan Tours to visit Addo Elephant Park in the morning, followed by the afternoon and evening at Schotia private game reserve. Our guide was Christo, who was excellent. A...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi Lizcat1, Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to post such a wonderful review on Tripadvisor, this is an incredibly powerful platform and we appreciate every review we can get. Apologies for the delay in getting a reply off to you...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

We took the big 7 tour which started with an amazing marine experience, when we were lucky enough to witness a bait ball which attracted hundreds of Gannets, Dolphin and some Bryde whales! Then on to Addo elephant park where we saw elephant close up...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi Carol, Its' been sometime since you posted your wonderful and very descriptive review on Tripadvisor, as you will be well aware this is a very powerful platform and we appreciate every review we get. As you mention we started the Big 7 safari off...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Cant praise Alan highly enough for making our Addo Tour so special, memorable and fun. The love that Alan has for these animals, the Park itself and his job emanates from his pores & thus being on his tour is priceless in what you see...More

1  Thank Carol G
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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi Carol, Absolutely Marvelous.Thank you so much for such a wonderful review on this very powerful platform. Apologies for such a long delay in getting a reply off to you but we have been really busy out showing people the African bush and the wildlife...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

On December 24th, 2017 my friend and I had the worst tourist experience of our lives. While we were in Port Elizabeth, South Africa we decided to take a tour of the city and the Addo Elephant National Park with the company Alan Tours. It...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your review, I have over a long period of time guided Rock royalty, Movie stars, Politicians and Presidents, past and present. I have guided thousands of ordinary people and paupers and have never had the misfortune to guide such an arrogant, opinionated...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

I had a beautiful and relaxing tour at Addo Park with Alan Tours. I arrived with a sail boat in the morning at Port Elisabeth for a short stay. In the afternoon I looked on internet the way to make a tour tod Addo Park...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Hi Alessandro, thank you so much for such a lovely review. I enjoyed your company on the tour and still refer to your neat reference to the global phenomenon that is Chinese expansionism. Other questions you left behind was whether you reached Cape Town in...More

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Carol1217
20 February 2016|
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Hi Carol, many thanks for your valuable enquiry and apologies for the delay in getting back to you but I have been on an extended overnight tour for the last few days. As much as I would like to give you the information you... More
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vipw27
14 November 2015|
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Good day to you. Thank you for your valuable enquiry. Yes, it is indeed quite feasible to do a trip to Addo from the Port Elizabeth harbour and return in time. We do many such trips for the Cruise ships during our summer... More
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Ruioo
18 March 2015|
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Hi, Thank you for your question through Trip Advisor. The wild coast is a truly authentic destination on our East coast and one should consider doing a three to four day trip to this area as there is so much to do and see... More
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