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Impi Safaris

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Niel and Impi Safaris are incredible!

This spring, I worked with Niel at Impi Safari to bring 12 students and 3 Faculty to sites in... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Elizabeth P
Maputo and Kruger

My family did a trip with Niel Jacobs a few months ago to Maputo and then to Kruger. We drove to... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Jen P
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We offer tailor made guided self-drive safaris for families and small groups in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique. A Johannesburg, Soweto tour or a visit to Pilanesberg nature reserve is a must if you only...more
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Johannesburg 2090, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

This spring, I worked with Niel at Impi Safari to bring 12 students and 3 Faculty to sites in Namibia and South Africa. Niel was incredible to work with. He understood the educational goals of the trip and lined up the best local guides for...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

My family did a trip with Niel Jacobs a few months ago to Maputo and then to Kruger. We drove to Maputo and Niel navigated us through the crazy traffic of the city. We had a great time exploring Maputo and eating delicious Mozambican food....More

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Niel J, Owner at Impi Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Jen and family thank you for the review we are always grateful for the support and the amazing review. We love what we do and are grateful to be able to share it with world. You guys were great and the adventurous spirit shown was...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

A friend had Organized a safari for a whole day and we had the most enjoyable, fascinating experience in Johannesburg. Saw magnificent animals and even managed to touch some of them. We Broke the day with a fantastic lunch organized by our tour guide Niel...More

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Niel J, Owner at Impi Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hi Nadia thank you for the review we really appreciate it. We enjoyed the day out with the group of friends. We pride ourselves in excellence and love sharing our wonderful countries attractions with fellow travelers. We look forward to welcoming you back should the...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Single handed tour operator, but very personal experience. Picked up from our hotel on time, and taken to a small game reserve - via a really good coffee shop - for a relaxed tour. Really well informed details of the wildlife to be seen, both...More

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Niel J, Owner at Impi Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review! We love taking people on Safari and really enjoy the reactions we get when sharing the knowledge we have with others. We glad your group of friends had a fantastic time and great Lunch, we strive to go the...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

We needed something great to do over the weekend in Johannesburg, and got in touch with Niel from Impi Safaris. He made the whole experience so enjoyable! We got picked up right on time and got wisked away to the magical Pilanesburg - only a...More

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Niel J, Owner at Impi Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Alichia We thank you for the wonderful review and hope to see your pictures soon. We also look forward to your next epic overland trip to Namibia a photographers paradise. The Pilanesberg is a true gem and located so close to Johannesburg we are...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous family holiday booked with Impi Safaris to Kosi Bay. Our guide Niel Jacobs planned each day perfectly, also including fun beach activities for the children. The all inclusive menus were also thoroughly enjoyed by adults and children alike. Will definitely be booking again with...More

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Niel J, Owner at Impi Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Maike Thank you for the review.The family holiday was one for the books. We really love this remote part of South Africa which is a nature lovers paradise and glad we got to take your wonderful family there. The kids always have ample activities...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

What an amazing African adventure we had through Magical Malawi with Niel as our tour guide. Every experience was truly out of this world. From sunrise to sunset, the food, accommodation and activities were simply wonderful. We will treasure these memories forever and look forward...More

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Niel J, Owner at Impi Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Jade Thank you for the wonderful review. Malawi is really Magical from wildlife to Islands in the sun and snorkeling. We enjoyed the fun with the group and the readiness to explore. We look forward to your next adventure with Impi Safaris. We thank...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018

We had the most spectacular family holiday in Kosi Bay and St Lucia! It was the most unforgettable holiday and could not have asked for a better tour guide. We went on a the most amazing and well planned excursions, from boat trips and adventuring...More

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Niel J, Owner at Impi Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Natvanhoff Thank you for your review it is really good to get this great feedback. The adventure was real and the families had a great time exploring this remote part of the world. We thank you for choosing Impi Safaris to take your wonderful...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

thank you very much for the interesting Soweto and Johannesburg tour ! Everything was well planned and worked to our satisfaction. I was surprised that many new museums and interesting places have sprung up since our last stay in Johannesburg in 1997. Next time we...More

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Niel J, Owner at Impi Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Dear Stephan Thank you for your review, we glad you enjoyed the tour of the City and Soweto. We are very proud of our new museums and places of interest and ongoing development of the attractions the city has to offer. The tourism sector has...More

Reviewed 1 March 2018

Our time in the Kruger National Park was greatly enhanced by having Niel guiding us. He was entertaining and engaging for us and our young children. We saw and learned so much more thanks to his skill and knowledge. A super family experience!

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Niel J, Owner at Impi Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi Thank you so much for your review, we pride ourselves in family holidays and wish you all the best on your travels, and hope to see you on Safari soon again. Regards Niel

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