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Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours

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At Wildside Tours and Safaris, it is our pleasure to take you on any one of our numerous tours or safaris in South Africa. We offer nature and culture orientated tours and, for the adrenaline junkies, adventure tours that promise a memorable thrill...more
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Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
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+27 82 453 7056
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our honeymoon safari tour with Wildside! We managed to spot all of the big 5 🦏(including the elusive Leopard 🐆 which had an impala in the tree) and even wild dogs, which guides had not seen in 5 years!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Wildside1, Owner at Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Eugene and Nikki, It was my honour to have been able to take you on your very special Safari and for you to share that moments with me. My keen eye for nature was extremely helped by you both spotting as well and my...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

In South Africa for a conference we had team members coming from around the world for the first time. With limited time and budget restraints I had to find a trip to satisfy everybody. I contacted Tim and holy smokes did he deliver!! Tim picked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Wildside1, Owner at Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Beka, Thanks again for the time to do the review and the kind words. It was awesome being with the team and they were truly a fun loving bunch and yes our trip after that was AWESOME as well. Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner of Wildside - Tim Smith, is an amazing person. He was responsive to queries via email, text and phone months and days in advance of travel. Tim offered additional care to us for things like airport transfers, other activities, and questions about things...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Wildside1, Owner at Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Beka and Rick, Thank you so much for taking the time to review me. Your words bring tears to my eyes and it was ALL my pleasure to spend all those days with you both and truly thank you from the bottom of my...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tim is an excellent guide. He is knowledgeable and made us feel welcome and safe while conducting the tour with a great sense of humor. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Wildside1, Owner at Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to do a review and your kind words. Its always a pleasure to share my passion with others. Hope that we get the opportunity to meet again. Have a blessed day. Cheers Tim

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Thanks for this wonderful and personal Tour to Pilanesberg! Tim from Wildside Tours and Safaris is passionate about what he is doing and treats Nature/Animals with Respect. For those who want to get lots of Info about the Nature, South Afrika & Insider Tipps and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Wildside1, Owner at Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to do the review. It was a pleasure to share my passion with you and give you a true insight into the beauty of our Wildlife. It is so special and thanks again for giving me this opportunity....More

Reviewed 20 October 2018

The time with Tim was great! I have booked a ballon ride with bill harrop's original balloon safaris and Tim made the transfer to and back. This was a fantastic ride with lot's of jokes and laughs, full of interesting information about Johannesburg and South...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Wildside1, Owner at Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi Veronika, Thank you or taking the time to do the review. I truly appreciate it and it was a pleasure to assist you with the pics. It would be awesome to see you again for a tour. Have a magic day. Cheers Tim

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Prior communication about the trip pick up and arrangements went very smooth. Tim pick me up very early from the Hotel but got me well on time at Pilanesberg game reserve. Had a fantastic 3.5 hour tour with a group of lions as a bonus...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Wildside1, Owner at Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to do a review. It always goes a long way in helping us do our best. It was a pleasure to have you on tour and so glad you had a magic time. Our Wildlife is special and sharing...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The day with Tim was perfect. Tim picked us up very early in the morning, so we were able to witness the sunrise during the safari on pilanesberg. During the 3 hour safari we really saw all the animals and were able to take great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Wildside1, Owner at Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hi and thanks so much for taking the time to review my tour. The day was perfect and full of fun with you both and it is always a pleasure to show people the wonderful Wildlife we have and how important it is to preserve...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

The Elephant Sanctuary and the lion park were both really great - especially the opportunity to spend time with Three and her daughters. Unfortunately, Tim, our tour guide was painfully racist and sexist. When he stuck to telling us facts about the animals he was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Wildside1, Owner at Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hi Ceridwyn, Thank you for taking the time to post your review as we do strive to better ourselves at all time. I was truly surprised at your comment of me being Racist. This is something that I have fought against my whole life. This...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

A wonderful day. Tim picked us up at the hotel and dropped us off at the airport. Tim was a perfect host and guide for a day trip to Lionspark and the elephants. Very reliable, very safe, with a lot of good humor and conversation...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Wildside1, Owner at Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to review us. It was awesome to have your family on tour and so glad that the kids loved it (and me). My wife said that the children get along with me as I act like one. LOL :)...More

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Scott B
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Response from Julius_Capellini | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Here's the guide's contact details. Tim Smith - Wildside Tours and Safaris - Day Tours - WhatsApp: +27 82453 7056 Tell him it was Julius (from Brazil) who passed on his contacts. Best regards
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bn121008
30 March 2017|
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Response from Wildside1 | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for the message. You can contact me at mobile number +27 (0) 824537056. You can add my number and Whatsapp me. It will be my pleasure to assist you. Cheers Tim
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Gwabht
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Response from Wildside1 | Property representative |
Hi . Thanks for the enquiry. It will be a pleasure to take you on tours for 2 days. I would suggest that you do a Pilanesberg Nature Reserve tour and the following Interaction with Elephants and Lion Park the next. The... More
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