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Peter Giddy Guided Tours

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Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 82 550 3174
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Brilliant Township Tour

Peter was our guide and took us on a township tour of Port Elizabeth. He was extremely respectful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
debrawhite1509
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Unforgettable day at Addo

What a great day and a great guide. The Addo National Park was the one place I didn't want to miss... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nayla A
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Tours and Safari of the Eastern & Western Cape; Garden Route; Addo Elephant; City Tours; Township Tours; Tsitsikamma adventure tours; Airport and hotel transfers.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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+27 82 550 3174
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Peter was our guide and took us on a township tour of Port Elizabeth. He was extremely respectful to the people living within the townships and provided invaluable information on lifestyles within the townships and the choices and reasons behind why many still live within...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great day and a great guide. The Addo National Park was the one place I didn't want to miss out on from my trip to the Eastern Cape. I sent a few mails to Peter and he was helpful and considerate. Peter arranged...More

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Peter G, Owner at Peter Giddy Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Nayla It was a real treat to have you and Louise on Safari . It makes my guiding so much more if my guests are as excited and enthusiastic as you are. Thank you for the review and I hope that our paths will cross...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a mother of 3 young children we were so lucky to have found Peter. He was so patient and knowledgable, and made the experience extra special. I would highly recommend Peter as a tour guide! Thank you for the most amazing adventure.More

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Peter G, Owner at Peter Giddy Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind response Jacqui It was a pleasure to be able to show you and your family some of the Wildlife that Port Elizabeth has to offer. We were particularly fortunate to see almost all the animals close to the car. BUT in...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We organised Peter G to pick us up months before we came to Port Elizabeth and we are glad we did. We had a great day at Addo Elephant Park where we saw lots of different birds and animals. Peter was very knowledgeable and was...More

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Peter G, Owner at Peter Giddy Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you Alan and Chrissy for two wonderful days. One of the really tough parts of being a Tourist Guide is the time when I have to say goodbye to people with whom I have formed a bond and friendship. It was like that yesterday...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Peter is one of the most humble and genuine person I have ever met! I live in the USA but I am South African and from Port Elizabeth. I thought that I probably would not find the experience that exciting because I grew up volunteering...More

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Peter G, Owner at Peter Giddy Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you Kim. I certainly enjoyed taking your group to the places which were familiar to yourself but also to introduce you to some locals and places within the Townships of PE is a pleasure for me. If you are interested -- I took a...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Peter is a pleasant chap who aims to please you, he'll do his upmost to make sure you have the optimum positions to get great pictures of the animals and ensure you had plenty of time to take them. His knowledge of the behavior of...More

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Peter G, Owner at Peter Giddy Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you --- I enjoy taking visitors to see the wildlife of Addo as this gives you a unique opportunity to see the social interaction and family units of the elephants up close. And when you are having fun -- this rubs off to the...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Due to several clients missing their flight, I got a personal tour of Addo Park with Peter. It was a relaxing and informative day in which we saw many animals and included a picnic lunch. Peter shared his abundant and detailed knowledge about the animals,...More

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Peter G, Owner at Peter Giddy Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thank you Gail. A review on Trip Advisor is a real treat for myself. Helps to assure others that we provide an honest service. It also builds personal confidence if the rating is a good one. We were lucky with the weather and animal sightings....More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Peter was recommended to us by our Guesthouse, Ocean Bay, Summerstrand/Port Elizabeth. He picked us up at 9:00am in a comfortable VW minibus and we spent a most enjoyable day from North to South of this amazing park. Our animal encounters were terrific and photos...More

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Peter G, Owner at Peter Giddy Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thank you Line and Werner. Addo Elephant park is such a special place to see, not only Elephants, but to see them in the wild. Their social interaction amoungst themselves as well as with other animals is both interesting and amusing to watch. Fortunately on...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My accomodation organised this tour for me last minute, it isn't the cheapest Addo Park option available but it was money well spent and I would recommend going with Peter! He is really friendly and welcoming. There were 3 of us on the tour, so...More

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Peter G, Owner at Peter Giddy Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for the review Priya. Addo is a special place where I am always surprised by the beauty and variety of wildlife and landscapes. Thanks for your company and friendship on the tour. Being in a small group and getting to know people makes...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Always on time and the the guests just love the time withe him.Peter is very knowledgeable when it come to knowing where in the parks to find the animals.

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Peter G, Owner at Peter Giddy Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you Dennis and Colleen. Millbury is a wonderful Guest House and offers guests a luxury stay in a personalised setting. Always a pleasure to pick guests up from Millbury.

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