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Address: 7 Grunter Street, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
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+27 76 485 5366
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Extreme Nature Tours and Travel is a family-owned tour operator based in...

Extreme Nature Tours and Travel is a family-owned tour operator based in Saint Lucia South Africa, run by brothers Charl and Peter Koen. We both have backgrounds as conservationists and have worked as game rangers in several parks in South Africa. We offer a huge variety of tours and safaris, from day trips to longer itineraries. We also provide a travel service where we arrange accommodation, routes and activities to ensure a smooth vacation in South Africa. We also offer Safaris from Richards Bay

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One of the best tours ever!

Peter perfectly organized for us Horse Safari, a Game Drive in IsiMangaliso Wetland Park, Hippo boat Tour in St. Lucia, Ocean Safari in Sodwana Bay, Snorkeling/Turtle Tour Bhanga... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
kerni77
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Peter perfectly organized for us Horse Safari, a Game Drive in IsiMangaliso Wetland Park, Hippo boat Tour in St. Lucia, Ocean Safari in Sodwana Bay, Snorkeling/Turtle Tour Bhanga Nek and Snorkeling at Kosi Bay wit Ian and Luke as guides. Peter was very helpful and patient customizing the tour to our wishes and needs, always there for questions and reorganizing... More 

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Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. Please let us know if we can assist in any way when you are in the St Lucia area again. Kind regards from the Extreme Nature Tours team. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

My nephew and I were on a South African cruise over the Christmas holidays and came to find that they were offering virtually no activities due to the holiday so I began contacting tour companies. Peter responded with an individualized tour plan for three nights and four days that just wow'd us. Ian was our guide for most of the... More 

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Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Carol Thank you so much for posting this great review, we are so happy that you and your nephew enjoyed your adventures with Extreme Nature Tours and that you had such good sightings in and around St Lucia. Thank you for using our services, please let us know if we can be of assistance the next time you visit... More 

Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My task was a little bit challenging: to arrange a trip for the big group of 16 people for 2-3 days and to make it interesting keeping in mind that some of us have already been to St. Lucia 3 years ago. I picked several companies and asked them to propose the best St. Lucia could offer. Almost everybody just... More 

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Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Alex It was such a pleasure having you and your group with us on our adventures, this was such a nice group to work with. Thank you so much for the detailed review, we look forward to working with you in future. I'm sorry about your weather, you will have to spend more time here in sunny South Africa!... More 

Herzliya, Israel
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We (4 of us) had a 3nights 4days safari booked that included game drives, boat trip and snorkel (which eventually we didn't do due to weather conditions). We had Steve as our personal guide with a private closed 4x4 vehicle (unlike the open safari vehicles) which was a huge advantage weather wise and guidance wise. Steve and Uys (who guided... More 

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Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review, we really appreciate your feedback and recommendation. We are so happy that you enjoyed your safari with Steve and Uys, they are great guides. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you need any assistance during your next visit to South Africa. Kind regards from the Extreme Nature Tours team. More 

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I had an awesome adventure yesterday! We went swimming with dolphins! Peter, Ian and Luke went out of their way to accommodate me. We saw dolphins, a sea turtle, a stingray and loads of fish. I will definitely recommend Peter them for an awesome/heart warming experience. They treat you as if you're old friends and provide very good service. If... More 

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Thank Carla G
Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Carla We are so happy that you had a great day with Extreme Nature Tours. Thank you very much for using some of your precious time to post this review of your time with us and for recommending our services, this means so much to us. I hope you could see how we love what we do and how... More 

Sandton, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Everything just clicked into place. All arrangements went as advertised, travel to Rocktail Bay was filled with useful information - Peter is soooo enthusiastic about iSimangoliso & conservation & the ecology of the area.We swam with 3 pods of dolphins in warm, calm waters followed by a very relaxed snorkel on a lovely reef where we saw a solo green... More 

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Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us on our Ocean Adventure and for taking the time to write about your experience with Extreme Nature Tours. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your day with us in paradise. Please let us know if we can assist in any way when you are in South Africa or the St Lucia Area... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I decided to get to Bhanga Nek, even if it was by myself. I had heard about it, and it was recommended to me by others who had been. I had got lost but had a young man named Ben who not only took me to the campsite, but also took me back to the steel bridge, and then I... More 

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Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Anne Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us, Anne, we hope that your ankle will heal up before too long. We are proud to be associated with the Bhanga Nek community as a whole – because of the calibre of the people they are. When you were lost the other day, and... More 

Saxtons River, Vermont
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39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

My daughter and I had a 14 day tour arranged by Peter and with Ian as our guide. We spent a lot of time corresponding with Peter as we put this custom trip together, checked out the places he suggested we stay at and made requests to change some of them. He was very responsive, had great suggestions and was... More 

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Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your detailed and lengthy review of the time you spent with Extreme Nature Tours. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time on tour with Ian, who sends his regards. Please let us know when you are in the area again and we will be happy to assist you in any way we can... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We booked a vacation through Jenny from Extreme Nature Tours and Safaris at Rocktail Bay Self Catering Chalets during December 2015. It turned out to be a disaster. The description of the accommodation and what we found on arrival was not even close to each other. Some of the pictures send to was of the place in its former days.... More 

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Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Pieter Extreme Nature Tours and Travel is involved in the uplifting of the rural Zulu communities in the areas we run our tours and adventures. This includes promoting the services of local businesses such as fisherman's lodges and rustic bush and beach camps used mainly by local recreational fishermen. The lodge in question is owned by the local Zulu... More 

Mataro, Spain
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We booked the day tour for Swim with dolphins (Peter confirmed by mail, that eventually if the dolphins are not there, you can enjoy a wonderful snorkel). We pay around 350 € for a couple. You have to pay in advanced. The day before the trip was rainning a lot, so I called Peter to ask if it is worth... More 

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Charl_Koen, Owner at Extreme Nature Tours and Travel Day Tours, responded to this review

I deleted my previous response after speaking to Ian, who was your guide on the Ocean Safari. This was an Ocean Safari, not a "Swim with Dolphins " trip. Ian says that you saw Spinner Dolphins, Green Turtle, Hawksbill Turtle and Humpback whales. You also swam with a big shoal of Bonito in deeper clear water. The Spinner Dolphins are... More 

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