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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a tour from Cape Town to Vic Falls via the internet. Communication was quick, professional, and very friendly. I can highly recommend this travel agency to book your trips in Africa.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank guacajoe
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Found Detour Africa online (from the UK) and gave them a ring (good idea having a UK telephone number). Booked a 2 day visit to Pilanesberg with one night in a lodge, with drives etc. Everything went like clockwork, with pick up from Sandton at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Manny-C
Robert K, General Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear Manny-C Thank you for the feedback, will pass this onto Ben and Robyn, I agree Ben does have great eyes in the Bush, he teaches us all , Kind Regards Rob

Reviewed 1 October 2018

My 4 day Kruger camping safari was a really amazing experience and the guys from Outlook Safari did their job more than very well! Everything from pick up at my hostel in JoBurg, transfer, meals and the game drives went perfectly- no complains at all.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 123Georg45
Robert K, General Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear 123Georg45 Thanks for your feedback, so nice to hear when it all goes well. Safe travels and hope to see you again in south Africa.

Reviewed 1 October 2018

I just wanted to say a quick thank you to Robyn and the fabulous guide Ben for an amazing 2-day safari experience. I loved it, and Ben was a superb guide - and a great guy to hang out with. I stayed at the lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Robert K, General Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you so much for this review. Another nice comment for Ben in the Pilanesberg, Will pass this onto him, its wonderful for our guides to hear they are doing a good job. thanks again and safe travels. Kind Regards - Rob

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Hello louise, We would like to thank you so much for the excellent service that you gave us. We had an incredible safari , saw many beautiful animals and the Thornhill lodge was so great to stay! 😁🐆🦓🐘🦏🦒🐃 Kiss from Canada 🇨🇦💋

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nomercy911
Robert K, General Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear nomercy911 Thank you for taking the time to write this review. The Kruger Lodge safari is really running well at the moment. Will pass this onto Louise and all involved. Kind regards - Rob

Reviewed 27 August 2018

A great southern Africa trip made effortless by Detour Africa. A couple of highlights: Outlook Safari at Kruger - these guys were really good and really knew their stuff. I am pretty sure that seeing the big 5 all in one day is not normal...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sapan500
Robert K, General Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear Sapan500 Thanks you for taking time to write this. Its great to hear that a few different tours worked together well. Louise will be happy to hear this. Thanks again for recommending us and we do hope to see you again in Southern Africa....More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

My Booking with Louise from Detour Africa was very easy and she helped me a lot. The Tour itself was with Cape Xtreme, what I didn't knew, but that was ok. My propblem starts with the group size of 29 people in a big bus....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ViktoriaL308
Robert K, General Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear Viktoria, Thank you for your review, i only picked this review up recently. Generally we have 2 kinds of tours, small groups of 12 and the larger overland type tours that take around 20. The particular tour you did on the garden route was...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Simply amazing ! Honestly not much of an organized thing person so I was a little scared in the beginning. But boy was I wrong. From Louise that helped me with the booking, to the transport and the activities : everything was better than expected....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah D
Robert K, General Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear Sarah D, Thank you, will pass these comments to all involved, so nice to hear when everything works and you got the animal sightings you were after. Kind Regards Rob

Reviewed 27 July 2018

From the first e-mail to this company I randomly picked off the internet, I was impressed enough to put my TRUST in them!! Elena Black was so helpful throughout the booking process and offered advice any time I was in need. She took care of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank syng4mee
Robert K, General Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you Syngmee, your comments are appreciated, Hope you come back again soon. Kind regards Rob

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice safari with Detour!Our guides made us feel like home!!It was perfect! Highly recommended!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PedroC6961
Robert K, General Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Dear Pedro, Thank you, we glad you enjoyed it and thanks for recommending us. Hope to see you soon again :)

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Cherisse H
21 June 2017|
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Response from DeepcovePeter | Reviewed this property |
The tours are not private, but they are small. The truck (not a bus) has 22 seats. On our first tour we had 18 people, the second tour we had between 9 and 14 people as some were dropped off and some joined, and our third... More
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skbk
25 May 2017|
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Response from ShawnPetre | Property representative |
Hi Burt, thanks for making contact. There are either small group departures of 12 or standard group departures of 20. If you would like more detailed info please do send us a request. Our website has all our contact details... More
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