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Transformative experience with nature

Thinking of doing a self-drive tour through Addo? Don’t do it! Book Alan tours. TLDR; Alan is... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Excursion664121
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WOW!! Addo Elephant Park,an AMAZING day! with Alan Tours.

My husband and I traveled from Canada to such an incredible country!! I booked our tour before... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Adventure27192
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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...more
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Thinking of doing a self-drive tour through Addo? Don’t do it! Book Alan tours. TLDR; Alan is, simply put, a phenomenal tour guide: he deeply and intuitively understands and cares about nature and, in particular, the amazing herbivores and carnivores which call Addo home. We...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Dear Transformative experience, Thank you so much for such a lovely, warm and positive review. I have over many years been motivated by a need to try and awaken a better understanding of nature and the wildlife living within the boundaries of these ecosystems and...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I traveled from Canada to such an incredible country!! I booked our tour before leaving and Angelika,was awesome throughout the booking process!! Our tour guide,Malcom picked us from our accommodation right on time :-))He is an incredible wealth of knowledge and as...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Dear Wow, Thank you so much for such a lovely positive review, we, especially Malcolm appreciates your time and trouble, he is indeed a dedicated and passionate wildlife guide and mentioned your passion for all forms of life, commenting on the fact that he had...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a Addo guide; please don’t look any further and book your tot with Alan Tours. I was browsing the internet how to visit the Addo elephant parc, and doubted between driving myself or go with a organized guide. A person...More

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

Hi mkcaribean-traveler, Thank you so much for such a wonderful, positive review, really appreciate your time and trouble. What a wonderful day we had, everyone in the tour vehicle got on just fine and the weather played along nicely. The morning was hot and drenched...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

We booked a one-day "Big 7" tour with Alan Tours. Alan picked us up at our accommodation (next door but one to his house in Seaview!) and delivered us to the port for our morning boat trip, provided by Raggy Charters. Alan met us off...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi Nick186466, Thank you for the time and trouble you have taken to post such a wonderful review of your experience on your Big 7 safari with Alan Tours. These reviews are so important to us and we appreciate everyone we get. Thank you for...More

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

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

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

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

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

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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Ronald W
30 July 2018|
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Hi Thank you for your question. Yes we do transfers to most places. could you please send your details dates etc to us by email and we;ll get all the info off to you
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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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