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Meerkat Adventures

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Address: De Zeekoe Farm, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Awesome family memories :-)

An amazing experience!!! They lived up to their promises, the crew were amazing, things they taught us were actually astounding, considering I’m in my 30’s and didn’t know half of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 May 2016
Ulania G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

An amazing experience!!! They lived up to their promises, the crew were amazing, things they taught us were actually astounding, considering I’m in my 30’s and didn’t know half of it!  It was really a dream that came true for my parents, we took amazing pictures and as a family have stunning memories! We received pictures from Devey and... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Was an absolute waste of money. Don't go. Got up early to stand around listening to a cowboy wannabe ramble on about behavioral traits. It's hard to see where the astronomical attendance fee goes.

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Book in advance to make sure you get on the tour. Even in winter it is busy. It was well worth the early start. We enjoyed the coffee stop before the walk to the burrows. There was a lot of chatting and getting to know more about the work being done. Once we got to the burrows we weren't there... More 

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Mauritius
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

To watch Meerkats in their natural habitat is simply wow ! especially for first-timers like me... JD and his brother are nice guides, very informative with sound knowledge of what they are up-to. It's a pleasant set-up where you are seated in semi-circle with the sun on your back.. The meerkat wait is not made felt so long with anecdotes,... More 

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Thank Jay T
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Let's start with the negatives... It's a very early wake up! (6:30 start for us, as early as 5am in the peak summer days). However, it is well worth the early rise! We drove to a nearby meeting point and were escorted to a car park near the meerkats home. Following a coffee/tea and some rusk and the opportunity to... More 

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Thank Matt Y
St Helens, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We met up at 6.30am, had a cup of coffee and snack and was given a camping chair. The sun started to rise and we set off in search of meerkats. We all (16 of us) sat in a semi circle around a burrow and waited. The sun was on our backs, it was so peaceful just hearing the sounds... More 

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London
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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Devey and his team have spent years fostering the trust of these animals that allow us to sit and watch them as they wake up and emerge in the mornings. This was one of the highlights of our 18 day trip to ZA. The sense of excitment when the first meerkat popped up was tangable. Our two guides were extremely... More 

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Thank practicepacker
New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is a must do if you are in the area. Devey and his team are fantastic guides, and they teach you about the surrounding flora and fauna as well as the meerkats themselves. Devey is approachable and open, answering questions throughout the encounter. He is clear and easy to understand and his passion for the animals comes through at... More 

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Thank Ilona H
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

We were so excited to go on this adventure and weren't disappointed at all from the meeting point to when our first Meercat popped up to check out the landscape. JD and Rudolph were really knowledgeable and thankfully knew where the Meercats would be and were able to talk us through exactly what to expect and how we needed to... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

This meerkat conservation project was established in 2008 to educate both farmers and tourists alike on the need for protection of these shy suricate’s, and has developed into a unique tourist attraction and South Africa’s first meerkat sanctuary. I met Devey Glinister while doing a property review on De Zeekoe guest farm in Oudtshoorn after joining a tour group for... More 

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