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Meerkat Adventures

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De Zeekoe Farm, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Amazing experience!

Let's start with the less positive aspect of it: you will have to wake up early... very early and... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
dj0vl3
via mobile
Well worth the early start!

We went out to meet the meerkats and loved it. They came up pretty much as soon as we got out... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Janene-Darren
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Brisbane, Australia
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“meeting point” (23 reviews)
“folding chairs” (11 reviews)
“early start” (17 reviews)
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De Zeekoe Farm, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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"warm up"
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Let's start with the less positive aspect of it: you will have to wake up early... very early and in winter, take an extra blanket ;) But.... It definitely worth it! it is a unique experience, been able to see and witness these little creatures...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We went out to meet the meerkats and loved it. They came up pretty much as soon as we got out there and played and sunned themselves for over an hour before they headed off to hunt. They were very kind to us that morning....More

Thank Janene-Darren
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were given very clear directions and timings of where and when to meet. It does mean an early start so you are in place before the meerkats get up. We had to be at the pick up point at 0620, then the guide lead...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic experience to view these creatures in the wild . They have been habituated to humans but are not fed . We observed them emerging from their burrows for a couple of hours before they went off foraging for the day . The guide...More

Thank Robyn H
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

5 stars for meerkats: Seeing the meerkats is really fun and special. You learn a lot about them, and get to spend quite a lot of time watching them. The guy running the tour is very knowledgable. 0 stars for organization: The time on your...More

1  Thank WonderingCanadian416
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We were unsure what quite to expect. But what a great experience. We were greated by the 2 young rangers who offered tea coffee before our tour started. Given a chair and blanket, ( understand 7am in winter its only about 3 or dregees C)....More

Thank Jolise400
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This is not for everyone. Meerkats in their natural habitat do whatever they want so you need a certain love for nature and patience to motivate yourself to get up at 4am. We were lucky because they had chosen the closest burrow to the cars...More

1  Thank EmmaAlt
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have to say the way this family/company manages the reservation process is not the normal one. you have to book and also call the day before to make sure you are at the right time at the meeting point (the side of the road,...More

Thank shei211
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Meerkats are part of the shy 5 group in Africa so it was a thrill to be able to see them. We had two really great guides that answered loads of questions. The dedication they have to these little animals is incredible. Someone has to...More

Thank Heathertster
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We were very excited to see the meerkats in the wild, so as advertised on the website we tried to contact them a day before (no answer). So I guess we ll save 440 rands per persons and see them at the Cango wildlife ranch.

Thank Gregory P
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