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Meerkat Adventures

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Address: De Zeekoe Farm, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Absolute must if you are in Oudtshoorn!!

I'll start by saying that my husband and I are not "nature lovers". But I had heard about this Meerkat Adventure and decided to give it a try! So happy we did! The adventure... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Naty1
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'll start by saying that my husband and I are not "nature lovers". But I had heard about this Meerkat Adventure and decided to give it a try! So happy we did! The adventure begins with a meeting point at 5:45 a.m. They then take you in a group to another meeting point for coffee and biscuits before they separate... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we drove the dark, empty streets of Oudtshoorn at 5:30 am to find the rendezvous point, we were, we admit, questioning our sanity. We were amazed to find cars double-parked in two long lines awaiting our 5:45 am departure (to be in the field before sunrise), Short drive, coffee/tea and biscuits, and a preliminary talk about meerkats, division into... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the meerkats in early February 2017 and were thrilled to see them so close. We arrived at the meeting point at 5.30 am (best to work out exactly where it is the day before!) and Devey took us in convoy a few miles down the road to a stop off. Here he had organised some hot coffee and... More 

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Thank Rick W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went out on the tour with Jodie who was a fantastic guide, really knowledgeable and great to spend some time learning from him about meerkats and other local wildlife. Very relaxed and small enough groups to be able to ask questions and really enjoy the experience. The meerkats themselves did not disappoint, great to see them in their natural... More 

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Thank Laura M
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

We heard about the Meerkat experience when visiting South Africa the previous year and it was everything we hoped it would be. Seeing them in their natural environment as the sun rose was just magical and it was worth the early rise and the wait. The staff who took us were amazing and very informative. Would definitely recommend.

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Vienna, Austria
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We attended the meerkat adventures in Oudtshoorn and we really enjoyed it! On the first we tried to take part is was unfortunately raining, but on the next morning the weather was better and the meeerkats came out. Really nice-it was worth to get up so early!

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Thank GoKa1960
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I came here after having spent several weeks on safari in South African National Parks. I had seen Meerkats in Kgalagadi And Camdeboo national parks although very briefly. I was worried the experience may not be natural enough or might seem contrived, especially at this price. I worried it would not be worth it. It turned out to be amazing.... More 

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Thank meandros
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We headed out into the bush at sunrise. Perfect time to witness the environment waking up. Although the focus was on the Meerkats, we saw a variety of animals. Lots of patience is needed for the meerkat sightings, as they do things in their own time. Our patience eventually paid off with good sightings. The guides were very knowledge, friendly... More 

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Thank Jason G
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Seeing the meerkats in their natural environment is something we will never forget. Excellent guides - so informative and passionate. Waiting for the first meerkat to appear as the sun rises and the excitement when it does... Watching the rest of the family appear and get ready fro the day. Wow! Don't miss this opportunity to experience something that can... More 

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Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Devey Glinister is just wonderful. We eventually saw meerkats at our third attempt and it was worth all the effort of getting up early three times. There is a sense of being part of the meerkat world as they wake up and stand facing the sun till they are warm enough to start their daily hunt for food. Devey has... More 

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