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Review of Meerkat Adventures

Meerkat Adventures
Ranked #1 of 5 Tours in Oudtshoorn
Certificate of Excellence
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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99 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Cute ”
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Fun experience watching the little creatures in action. The bonus was seeing other animals on the reserve.

Visited August 2016
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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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“A brilliant start to the day”
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We pre-booked this trip before starting our holiday, but the trip had been over-booked (apparently a regular occurrence) so there were 24 of us in total. However, that wasn't a problem, as the guides took good care to make sure everyone was able to get a good view of the meerkats - you sit in seats and are asked not to move so no one got in the way of anyone else.

The guide was very knowledgeable and informative, and we were able to watch the meerkats for well over an hour as they warmed up in the early morning sun before starting their day. An added bonus was that one of the guides was taking photos of everyone in the group which were e-mailed to us the next day free of charge.

The length of time you spend is determined by the meerkats; the experience ends when they head off to find breakfast. We were back at the hotel tucking into our own breakfast by 10.00 am after a 7.00 am start.

Visited July 2016
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Moree, Australia
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Meerkats….naturally.”
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We had to get up early, drove to meet the tour guides who led us a few kms down to road and into an open area off the main road for a cuppa. It was quite cool and we were led along into the grassland for a few hundred metres where the lads set us up on folding chairs to wait for the meerkats to get up. It was a dull day, so they took a while but eventually appeared one by one and the family entertained us for an hour or so. We liked the fact that although the guys had worked hard over a period of time to habituate the animals to human presence, they were not tamed, or fed or offered any inducements. We saw them in their natural environment and behaviour. The fellows who guided us there gave good info on the meerkats and south Africa generally. All in all, well worth the morning’s activity. We returned to our guest house for a late breakfast.

Visited June 2016
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“Go see the Meerkats”
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We were a small group, and the meerkats where spooked the day – but o when they came out. These animals are adorable and the antics are too cute. Devey and his son have a lot of knowledge and share this on the tour, it is great to learn this about one of the shy five.

Visited June 2016
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“Awesome family memories :-)”
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 his team afterwards which we will treasure for life.

The coffee, camping chairs and the warm blankets made it even more cosy and the Meerkats are the cutest animals, so sharp and clever!

Pay the money and just do it!

Visited May 2016
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