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Ekala Eco Tours

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Perfect Day in Johannesburg

Though late, I’d be remiss if I didn’t comment on my November 2017 day tour with Janet. My niece... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
pnsret
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Excellent tour—super accommodating guides!

We took our first trip to South Africa at Christmas and spent several days with Ekala. I cannot... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
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Johannesburg and surrounding area tours, specifically designed to offer choice and flexibility to suit your personal preferences and available time. Private Day Tours covering historical, cultural and wild life safaris. Allow us to share with you our love and knowledge of South Africa and leave you with a greater understanding of our unique environment, history and culture. All the ingredients for an amazing and informative tour for those looking for excellent service and something different.
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Though late, I’d be remiss if I didn’t comment on my November 2017 day tour with Janet. My niece and I had one day in Johannesburg after a safari tour before heading back to U.S.A. Janet picked us up at our hotel and dropped us...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We took our first trip to South Africa at Christmas and spent several days with Ekala. I cannot emphasize enough how great Malcolm, Janet and Linda were to our family. They handled all the arrangements for a trip to the Cradle of Humanity site, a...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I had one and half days in Johannesburg/Pretoria area before departing on Rovos Rail and did not want to waste my time. First day spent in Johannesburg and Soweto; Janet collected me early morning and was a most informative and friendly guide making sure I...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We are a British couple, well versed in travelling but were unsure, despite reading reviews, about booking a safari trip out of Johannesburg. The obvious destination was the Kruger but after looking at a map, spotted Pilanesberg National Park would offer all we wanted to...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Malcolm met us at the airport and filled the time between flights (about 5 hours) with a fascinating tour through Johannesburg - taking in the widest possible range of locations and culture and explaining the history in the actual places key events took place. We...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were in Johannesburg on route to a safari tour out of Victoria Falls. We had limited time,(6 hours) available but wanted to try and get "some feel" for Jo'burg. We found Ekala Tours on the net and arranged with them for a personalised/abbreviated tour....More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Our guide Malcom met us at the airport, gave us a tour of Johannesburg and then to Liliesleaf Museum. Malcolm was very knowledgeable about the history of the ANC, Apartheid and Nelson Mandela. He let us view the museum at our own pace and knew...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

The advantages of this tour were the local knowledge of our guide, the small private group, the real people we met and talked to, the insight and the flexibility. We were warned about Johannesburg being "dangerous" and "unsafe" before our trip. Like any big city...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We booked a tour containing constitution hill and CBD. Most interesting for me was the drive through Alexandria. Very interesting to see the difference to Sandton, which is just next door to Alexandria. The guide was very knowledgeable and we enjoy the tour very much.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I had an absolutely fantastic time touring Pilanesberg and Johannesburg with Ekala Eco Tours during my visit to South Africa. Both of the tours were well organized and all I had to do was enjoy! While I definitely enjoyed the animals and the historical sites,...More

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Andreea C
23 May 2018|
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Response from Linda D | Property representative |
Ekala prefers to deal directly with clients, not on public platforms. Our tours/safaris/packages are private and professional only. This with an experienced and registered guide. Structured around your actual requirement’s... More
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Magifrommqgelan
19 February 2016|
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Response from Linda D | Property representative |
Hi Our tours/safaris are all private only. We do not supply the mixed group – shuttle type tours/safaris. We feel there is little value in these. Specifically where you have only one or two days available for this with... More
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Hi Ekala Eco Tours does not quote on public platforms. The information we require to advise/quote accurately is perhaps information that is not ideal to detail on such a public platform. We only communicate/quote directly to... More
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