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Wildlife Safaris Day Tours

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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About Wildlife Safaris Day Tours
WILDLIFE SAFARIS is an independent Tour Operator specializing in small group safaris to Kruger National Park. The company was established in 1971 and is a founder member of the SA Tourism Services Association (SATSA). Our tours are planned to suit clients looking for a comfortable standard of transport and accommodation together with an informative guide and successful Big 5 game viewing. Accordingly, prices are mid-range with personalised service and value for money.
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Matthias M wrote a review Nov 2021
Lille, Belgium7 contributions1 helpful vote
Our experience with Wildlife Safaris was really fantastic! We (my girlfriend and I) booked the Kruger Park and Private Safari Lodges at Wildlife Safaris. Hoppy, one of the best tour guides we've ever had, picked us up at our hotel in Johannesburg for a 4,5 hour drive to Kruger National Park. At kruger park we experienced a variety of game drives (sunrise, sunset, walking tour) at different areas of the Kruger park. It was amazing to experience the diversity of Kruger and its wilflife. The last day we drove to a private park and lodge connected to Kruger, where we experienced a totally different type of park, game drives (in open jeeps) and a beautiful private lodge with a swimming pool. After 4 amazing days and spotting the big 5, Hoppy dropped us at the airport. During our stay Hoppy told us a lot about South Africa, the history of the country, the Kruger park and all different species. This made our trip a unique experience, which we recommend to everyone! With special thanks to Hoppy and the whole team of wildlife safaris!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Sherpa645459 wrote a review Jan 2021
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Our safari with Wildlife Safaris was a complete dream. Everything was well organized from the beginning to the end. The accommodation and food were always top. The food left nothing to be desired, from the small local snack to the South African steaks, everything was always very tasty and excellent. I especially want to mention that our guide was an absolutely pleasant person and we always had very fun and interesting conversations. And now for the most important thing, the animals 😊 We have had so many wonderful and breathtaking moments that will remain unforgettable forever. The early morning sunrises in the Kruger National Park alone are worth a trip 😊 the smell of the savannah in the morning, the roar of the lions in the evening that gives you goose bumps and the herds of elephants that pass by you are breathtaking. I could write page after page, but I think I was able to give everyone who was interested a good impression of South Africa and especially of wildlife safaris. WILDILFE SAFARIS WE WILL COME AGAIN <3
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Aswin wrote a review Mar 2020
Bremen, Germany1 contribution
We were picked up by our tour guide Simon at the hotel Garden Court in JB on 5/3/2020. It was a roughly 4.5 hours drive to Kruger National Park. On the way Simon provided us a short history of the arrival of English and later Dutch in the 18 century in SA and the war between these two nationalities, the formation of apartheid regime with the segregation of whites, colors and blacks in all aspects of life and at last to the release of Nelson Mandela from imprisonment for 26 years. The 3 days and 2 nights tours and the services were excellent as Simon knows the Kruger National Park likes the back of his hand so that we were lucky to see the Big Four " Buffaloes, Elephants, Lions and Leopard. As we are now back to Germany we would like to thank to Simon excellent services.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Peter R wrote a review Feb 2020
Ann Arbor19 contributions7 helpful votes
We went on the 4 day classic kruger safari. Opted not to do the scenic version because wanted more time in park. The drive from Johannesburg was great (and scenic). Some people fly there but we really wanted to see the country side and other parts of South Africa so well worth the 5.5 hour. Our first night at the Sabbie river lodge was great - rooms were find, location amazing, food really good. Next two nights we stayed in Kruger so we didn't have to do the paperwork to get in which made it nice. The evening ride from the park rangers was just 'ok'. They went very fast so spotting anything was nearly impossible once it was dark. Our guide Nick was the best. Very knowledgable and fun to be with. I would recommend this tour to everyone. We went during the rainy season but were lucky with the weather. No rain the entire time. Issue is grass very tall, very lush so very pretty but can be hard to see animals but we got lucky and saw almost everything. If you go you will enjoy.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Claudia wrote a review Feb 2020
11 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a great experience and would truly recommend the experience to all explorers who come to Kruger. And this is mainly because of the excellent guide- Hoppy! He is an exceptional guide and he made the whole difference. Hoppy is super friendly and attentive and deeply knowledgeable about the wildlife. Hoppy’s genuine passion for showing the best of Kruger, brings the experience to another level. This tour is best for everyone who truly wants to focus on seeing the animals, experiencing the nature and spending as much time as possible looking for the beauty of the wildlife! And Hoppy is the absolute best guide you can find for this purpose. The housing was ok, but this is not the tour you take to enjoy the lodges- this tour is for the true wildlife fans who want to grasp every moment of unique nature experiences!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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