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“5 Day Safari” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Heritage Day Tours & Safaris

Heritage Day Tours & Safaris
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Owner description: Heritage tours & Safaris was established by people that LOVE wildlife. Family owned and proudly South African, our aim has always been to enthusiastically share that love and passion with all the satisfied tourists that have been though our hands.Heritage Tours & Safaris offers the widest range of Big 5 Safaris, night drives, hippo and croc cruises and Whale Watching.Our safaris/activities are not only affordable but also offer our guests a value-filled product with a personal touch.We invite you to find out for yourself what sets us apart as a safari company.
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Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews
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“5 Day Safari”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was an amazing experience! The guides were awesome (I'd ask for John!) and extremely knowledgeable. He knew where to take us to see what we wanted. We even managed to find the elusive black rhino whom he had only seen twice in his five years of working there! The hotel accommodations are incredible - 5 stars in my opinion especially for what we paid. We did a night safari, went to a cheetah reserve, and experienced a traditional Zhulu cultural tour. My only wish is that I had more time to be on the safari just looking for animals and observing their behaviors!

Visited July 2016
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Quentin M, Owner at Heritage Day Tours & Safaris, responded to this review, 1 August 2016
Thank you for the amazing 5 star review much appreciate the kind words and compliments.
We hope to see you back soon :)
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“Wonderful Shoreline hippo and wildlife boat tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was a 2 hour boat trip on the lower reaches of St Lucia lake, led by our very knowledgeable and friendly guide Jacques. The Shoreline boats take a maximum of 15 people, and sit low on the water, so you get excellent views of hippos, crocodiles and anything else which is around. We saw a fish eagle, goliath heron and African finfoot, amongst other birds. Guides know exactly where to find the hippos, and we learned about their lifestyle and habits. Shoreline guides are also extremely careful not to disturb the animals unnecessarily, and the boats manouevre quietly and gently around the animals (not all tour operators do!) We were recommended to go at 3pm as we would get good views of the animals, which we did, and also got the sunset.

Visited July 2016
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Quentin M, Owner at Heritage Day Tours & Safaris, responded to this review, 1 August 2016
Thank you for taking the time :) the lovely 5/5 review :) I will be sure to pass the compliments to our skipper Jacques. Hope to see you back again.
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“Hippo & Croc Tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Our guide Dennis was absolutely awesome. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip. Its adds so much to an experience like this, when our guide is so well informed and competent. We will definitely be back. Thanks to Tarryn Lee at Heritage Tours for being so accommodation with moving our booking dates around whilst we all got over our flu. You guys are fantastic :)

Visited June 2016
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Quentin M, Owner at Heritage Day Tours & Safaris, responded to this review, 1 July 2016
Wow Thank you for taking the time for a awesome review :) i will be sure to pass the kind compliments onto Dennis and Tarryn Lee
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“Very nice Safaris!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I booked a boat trip and a night drive at iSimangaliso and a full day safari at Hluhluwe National Park with Heritage Tours.
I liked the boat trip, our guide knew a lot and was always stopping to give us a lot of details. He seemed to have fun working and so had we listing to him and enjoyed the boat trip.
The night safari was an experience I am happy to have done but I didn't like it too much. Our guide didn't seem very motivated, sometimes he wouldn't even illuminate the surroundings...
However the full day safari the next day was amazing. Our guide was super cool, we had a lot of fun. Also the breakfast and lunch were very nice and we could see all of the big 5 except for leopards.

All in one I would definitely book my next safari with Heritage Tours.

Visited June 2016
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Quentin M, Owner at Heritage Day Tours & Safaris, responded to this review, 22 June 2016
Thank you for taking the time to write a review, i will pass the compliments onto our team we look forward to hosting you again and finding the elusive Leopard :)
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“Half day Safari and Boat Safari St Lucia”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We booked the half day safari at Hluhluwe-imfolozi game park and the St. Lucia estuary boat tour as a package. We were picked up by our driver Mbeki at 5am and taken to the game park where we had an awesome game drives with plenty of animal sightings and breakfast in the bush. It was a pleasant experience and we enjoyed it very much. In the afternoon we did the boat trip to watch hippos and crocodiles at the St Lucia estuary. The guide Dennis was very knowledgeable and gave a very good insight in the animals. It's a great way to see a bit of everything if you've got limited time, like we did. We highly recommend the company and the guides.

Visited June 2016
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Quentin M, Owner at Heritage Day Tours & Safaris, responded to this review, 22 June 2016
Thank you for taking the time for a awesome review i will be sure to pass the compliments onto Bheki and Dennis, we look forward to hosting you again in the near future.
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