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Khakiweed Photographic Safaris

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Johannesburg 2188, South Africa
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Far exceeded my expectations!

Dave picked me up in Johannesburg and we drove to Pilanesberg. I was a bit nervous since I'm a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
photo1gal
2nd time and still fantastic!

this was my 2nd outing with Dave, and it was as good as the first time. We still didn't find any... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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Safari tours to the Pilanesberg national Park and Kruger National Park, semi professional cameras available with binoculars , professional guide , water and cool drinks provided , SUV used with height for above grass viewing , capable of dirt roads , serviced , licensed and insured , see the Big 5 in a magnificent natural African enviroment. Small groups or families , individuals or couples
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“sd card” (10 reviews)
“day trip” (34 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Johannesburg 2188, South Africa
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"sd card"
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"day trip"
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"wildlife photography"
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"great shots"
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"professional photographer"
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"great stories to tell"
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"wonderful pictures"
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"pilanesberg park"
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"safari experience"
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"his knowledge"
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"great company"
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"big cats"
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"private guide"
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"interesting stories"
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"great safari"
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"beautiful animals"
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"herd of elephants"
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Reviewed yesterday

Dave picked me up in Johannesburg and we drove to Pilanesberg. I was a bit nervous since I'm a female and was traveling alone. He could not have been more polite and totally eased any concerns I may have had. He arrived promptly and was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

this was my 2nd outing with Dave, and it was as good as the first time. We still didn't find any Lions, but this will keep me interested for the 3rd visit. This is perfect if you have a day spare in JoBurg. Dave picks...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

I was visiting Johannesburg to attend a seminar but wanted to see some of the nature and wildlife in South Africa. I contacted Dave at Khakiweed Photographic Safaris who agreed to take me on a two day tour in the Pilanesberg park. I am so...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

My family and I spent the day with Dave in Pilanesburg Park. Dave picked us up early at our hotel and the two hour drive to Pilanesburg went quickly while Dave shared his stories of South Africa, the commerce, culture and animals. Once we arrived...More

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davem m, Owner at Khakiweed Photographic Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

thanks for the great review Bob , was a good day , the wildlife gods were with us , great to meet you guys and great to tour with passionate photo nuts , great pic of the leopard , please post a copy to my...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Perfect one-day safari from Jo'Burg to Pilanesberg. Dave is incredibly knowledgeable about the park and realistic about what you will see, might see, and won't see. After seeing some of the large group tours in safari vehicles around us, I was happy to be in...More

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davem m, Owner at Khakiweed Photographic Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks for the review Jason , totally appreciate your time and effort . Thanks for the chats always interesting to hear outside views on SA , hopefully we will do it again in the near future , enjoy regards Dave

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Dave is a knowledgeable guy with amazing experiences!! He took us for 3 days through Kruger Park ... Undoubtedly thanks to him it became a nearly once in your lifetime experience !! Dave is kind, attentive, very experienced with the wild and just great as...More

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davem m, Owner at Khakiweed Photographic Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hey Benoit, thank you so much for the review , was great to meet you and the family , and glad you enjoyed the Kruger . Hope the beach side was a good trip as well , Anytime your back give me a call ,...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Went to Pilanesberg National Park with Dave yesterday. Worth the whole day trip from and back to Johannesburg. Dave has plenty of entertaining comments and stories to tell. LOVED the experience! Searching for and chasing animals in action was thrilling!!! Now i know why people...More

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davem m, Owner at Khakiweed Photographic Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hey Dee , thanks so much for your review , well we nearly saw it all but it was a clever wildebeest if you can find such an animal , was great to meet you and enjoyed the day with you , glad you loved...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

If you are staying around Pretoria/Joburg and don’t have enough time for Kruger, this is THE way to go. Dave is an avid fan of the park/s and will get you onto angles you need for those safari shots, being a keen photographer himself. Being...More

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davem m, Owner at Khakiweed Photographic Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

hey John , thanks so much for your review and business was a good day and glad you enjoyed it , thanks regards Dave

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

What fun we had in the Pilanesberg National Park with Dave of Khakiweed! He transported us from our Jozi hotel to the park in a timely, safe fashion, providing interesting and informative conversation enroute. Equipping my husband and teenage son (I prefer my iphone camera)...More

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davem m, Owner at Khakiweed Photographic Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Laverne , thanks for a great day , really enjoyed your company , thanks for the review and glad you guys enjoyed it , next time we will find them by hook or crook lol , regards Dave

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

My wife and I had the pleasure of a full day safari with Dave at Pilanesberg National Park last week and it was a truly memorable experience. Dave collected us promptly from the hotel and the journey from Sandton to Pilanesberg was comfortable and enjoyable....More

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davem m, Owner at Khakiweed Photographic Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi guys , thanks for a great day , really enjoyed your company , thanks for the review and glad you guys enjoyed it , see you on your next trip , regards Dave

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srm1121
13 March 2018|
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Response from davem m | Property representative |
well best bet is to go on a one day safari to the pilanesberg , try to make it after the easter weekend cause the park will be full , price for a single is expensive better if you are 2 people
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Response from ysobc | Reviewed this property |
It should be alright as long as you're fully prepared such as having enough water, baby food, toys and nappies. You will be spending a lot of time in a car and I'm sure baby will be entertained with the car ride. Of course... More
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