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Detour Africa

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| Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Great safari

I'm very pleased with my safari (day trip at Pilanesberg). Robyn was a lot of help by e-mail... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Celine M
Professional Service.

This was our 1st visit to South Africa and hearing horror stories on the internet we decided to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Raggie1981
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| Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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"okavango delta"
in 9 reviews
"day safari"
in 10 reviews
"victoria falls"
in 14 reviews
"overland trip"
in 5 reviews
"nomad tours"
in 3 reviews
"kruger park"
in 4 reviews
"open vehicle"
in 2 reviews
"actual safari"
in 2 reviews
"dry season"
in 2 reviews
"camping safari"
in 2 reviews
"professional tour"
in 2 reviews
"every step of the way"
in 3 reviews
"water buffalo"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful trip"
in 3 reviews
"answered all of our questions"
in 2 reviews
"garden route"
in 4 reviews
"shark cage diving"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm very pleased with my safari (day trip at Pilanesberg). Robyn was a lot of help by e-mail, with prompt answers and advises. This was my first safari, and I enjoyed myself so much, I had a really great time. Ben was a wonderful guide,...More

Thank Celine M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 1st visit to South Africa and hearing horror stories on the internet we decided to book with a tour group. Detour came up and we are so pleased to have chosen them they replied to our emails promptly and made sure all...More

1  Thank Raggie1981
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the best time. Tons of animals, even very rare ones. The tents were clean and the facilities were really nice. Very organized. Great food.

Thank Turandot S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very organised and professional. Felt safe the whole time. The guides are very knowledgable and the trip was fab. Only regret, wish i had done 5 day tour, you definitely need 2 full days in Kruger National Park.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I booked the 20 days CT-VF with them. It was an awesome experience!! We travelled along 6200kms and got to know amusing places in South Africa, Namibia, Botsuana and Zimbabue!! Met some new friends!! Elana was always aware of my questions and she was very...More

1  Thank SANTIAGO E
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Robert K, Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Santiago, thanks so much for your comments, what an amazing route. Hope you come back again to do East Africa. Kind regards - Rob

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Me and my friend had amazing time with Detour Africa 4days garden route!! There were only 3 people that I, friend of mine and guide Rochelle. First, thank you for not canceling our tour. I’m sure you guys loose money and we impressed ongoing our...More

Thank Iris J
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

A brilliant tour, led by lovely people from Nomad tours who quickly made the group feel at home and part of the family. Highlights were our stay in the Okavango Delta with walking tours to see elephants, zebra, warthog, giraffe, hippo, crocodiles, impala with knowledgeable...More

Thank Karen B
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Robert K, Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Karen B. Thanks for taking the time to write this. Amazing how loud Lions are at night. You would think they were close by but hard to spot if they don't want to be spotted. Best wishes for the rest of the year and...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Louise of Detour Africa was very helpful and efficient in dealing with our questions. We did the Cape Town to Victoria Falls overland trip and we were better served by Detour Africa than several of our traveling companions who booked directly with Nomad, the actual...More

Thank Trevor P
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Robert K, Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Trevor P, thank you for these comments. Always nice to hear the words excellent used for one of our consultants. Best wishes for the rest of the year.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Louise was very helpful in booking my trip with Nomad Africa from Swakopmund to Victoria Falls. She also helped arrange an extra night at a guesthouse in Swakopmund. As I booked late, I was sent to a different camp in the Okavango Delta (along with...More

Thank Carolinka J
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Robert K, Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Carolina J. That's wonderful to hear how the Okavango portion worked out on a last minute booking. So glad we were able to assist you. Will let oddballs management know this as well. Hope to see you again! Kind Regards Rob

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Louise was super helpful with me booking my safari a week ahead (Christmas Holidays and school holidays coming up), that I had not thought of at all. She was very helpful helped me when I amended my start up pick up point and accommodated and...More

Thank Johanna F
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Robert K, Manager at Detour Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Johanna F Thank you, so glad to hear. We look forward to seeing you again then :) Kind regards Rob

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Cherisse H
21 June 2017|
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Response from DeepcovePeter | Reviewed this property |
The tours are not private, but they are small. The truck (not a bus) has 22 seats. On our first tour we had 18 people, the second tour we had between 9 and 14 people as some were dropped off and some joined, and our third... More
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skbk
25 May 2017|
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Response from ShawnPetre | Property representative |
Hi Burt, thanks for making contact. There are either small group departures of 12 or standard group departures of 20. If you would like more detailed info please do send us a request. Our website has all our contact details... More
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