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The African Safari Guru

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Johannesburg 1401, South Africa
+27 84 208 2111
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A once in a lifetime trip...that will have to happen again

Matthew planned a 2-week trip for us for Capetown, Victoria Falls, and some safaris in Kruger... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth H
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Calgary, Canada
A true jump in wildlife

Beautiful place, good food, very nice people, breath taking location and true contact with wildlife.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gibbo9759
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Mirandola, Italy
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We organise mid-range to luxury tailor-made safari’s and beyond for individuals, honeymooners, couples, family’s as well as groups. The options are endless and the secret of The African Safari Guru Travel Company’s success lies in our personal service and approach providing the most amazing experiences that will change the way you see the world. Our knowledge spans throughout most of the African continent, offering truly exceptional Safaris and Holiday Getaways in FIVE of the top travel destination countries around Southern Africa where we will help you plan and organise the entire tour package of your choice, carefully considering aspects such as group composition, available budget and travelling schedule. Based on the outcome of these considerations, we will work with you to optimise your itinerary and set up the arrangements down to the finest detail. We are a Southern African Tour Operators Association (SATOA) affiliated and bonded company.
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Johannesburg 1401, South Africa
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+27 84 208 2111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Matthew planned a 2-week trip for us for Capetown, Victoria Falls, and some safaris in Kruger National Park and Sabi Sands. Matthew was unbelievably fast with his responses to our questions during the planning stage and seemed to be responding to our e-mails at all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place, good food, very nice people, breath taking location and true contact with wildlife.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Where should I begin? Only word that is on loop in my mind now is "Great". I was on my honeymoon to Africa and Matthew had been fantastic in planning. This is probably the first trip where I am truly carefree as everything is planned...More

1  Thank Stephanie w
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AfricanSafariGuru, Owner at The African Safari Guru, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Warmest greetings from Southern Africa Stephanie and Linwei, Thanks a trillion for your great review as it goes along way. The African Safari Guru is delighted you had a great time with us and your travels. Thank you again for your business as we continue...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We wanted a trip of a lifetime to South Africa to see the big 5 and to see Victoria Falls. Matthew at African Safari Guru looked after us in the most amazing way I ever thought possible. I must admit I was quite worried about...More

Thank retiredguy2018
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AfricanSafariGuru, Owner at The African Safari Guru, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Warmest greetings from Southern Africa Calvin and Susan, Thanks a trillion for your great review as it goes along way. The African Safari Guru is delighted you had a great time with us and your travels. Thank you again for your business as we continue...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Matthew made every aspect of our trip to South Africa, amazing! He was a joy to work with and organized everything to perfection. We loved where we stayed and would recommend Matthew to anyone. We had an amazing Safari in Kruger and great experiences in...More

Thank Kassierunyan
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AfricanSafariGuru, Owner at The African Safari Guru, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Warmest greetings from Southern Africa Kassie and Rick, Thanks a trillion for your great review as it goes along way. The African Safari Guru is delighted you had a great time with us and your travels. Thank you again for your business as we continue...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We asked Matthew for help in organizing our vacation. Even today we have not recovered from this unforgettable experience. Matthew found us an absolutely amazing and idyllic Lodge located in Kruger Park where we were pampered and had the chance to be in touch with...More

Thank Fiona F
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AfricanSafariGuru, Owner at The African Safari Guru, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Warmest greetings from Southern Africa Fiona and Laurent, Thanks a trillion for your great review as it goes along way. The African Safari Guru is delighted you had a great time with us and your travels. Thank you again for your business as we continue...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Matthew was so helpful every step of the planning process. My sister and I had one entire day in Johannesburg in between our flights, and Matthew suggested the Pilanesburg Safari Day Trip. From the start, Matthew made the planning process incredibly easy for us. The...More

Thank hydrangela
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AfricanSafariGuru, Owner at The African Safari Guru, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Warmest greetings from Southern Africa, Thanks a trillion for your great review as it goes along way. The African Safari Guru is delighted you both had a great time with us on your Pilanesberg Day Safari. We are always grateful for your support and business...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Please read until the end, this guy will either become part of your experience or step outside so you have a unique experience. I feel I have to start by apologising to everyone who has looked for a Guide in South Africa to help plan...More

Thank Carole M
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AfricanSafariGuru, Owner at The African Safari Guru, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Warmest greetings from Southern Africa Carole and Adrian, Thanks a trillion for your great review as it goes along way. The African Safari Guru is delighted you had a great time with us and your travels. Thank you again for your business as we continue...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Matthew did an amazing job putting together our African adventure. From the planning stages he would answer all our questions and concerns right away so his communication was top notch. We traveled to South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe and everything was set up for us...More

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AfricanSafariGuru, Owner at The African Safari Guru, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Warmest greetings from Southern Africa Bruno. Thanks a trillion for your great review as it goes along way and absolutely loved the Morelli Family. I still think and try to picture your your stunt with the Hyena and all the other great experiences out in...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Thanks to Matt, who put together a beautiful day tour for me I was able to interact with elephants in Elephant Sanctuary and enjoy monkey's company in Monkey Sanctuary. Moreover the very same day I had canopy tour. It was a great experience. Very well...More

Thank marynahayes2013
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AfricanSafariGuru, Owner at The African Safari Guru, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Warmest greetings from Southern Africa Maryna! Thanks a trillion for your great review as it goes along way. We at African Safari Guru are delighted you had a great time with us and your travels. Thank you a trillion once again for your business as...More

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Madan B
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Dear Madan B, I trust that this message finds you well. The options are endless and yes I can most certainly offer your experience requested. However it may be in the best interest that we communicate via email to be able... More
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Dear John, I apologies for the delay but it is not always that I get notified of the questions. However there are still a lot travellers self-driving but of course just like every country that is foreign to us we never... More
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