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South East Africa Safaris

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We offer profetional Canoe Safaris in the Govuro Wetlands and Waterways where you are paddled and guided in the Canoes 30km West of Vilanculos Town. The Govuro Spring River feeds the wetlands and waterways and is basically and Inland fresh water...more
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Rua Eduardo Modlane | Luxus Complex, Vilanculos 1100, Mozambique
+258 84 602 8692
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Jay and Zoe are fantastic hosts. We had a great chilled experience with them and their team. They are very knowledgeable about the wetlands and the birdlife. The canoe trip was very relaxed with the highlight being the feeding of barbel (catfish) and the fireflies...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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J100R, Owner at South East Africa Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you verry much for the review Rgds Jonathan

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

What a great way to drift along on a canoe looking up at the African sky full of stars. Not only that these amazing fireflies light the night and show you the way home. This is a really peaceful experience among the reeds and you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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J100R, Owner at South East Africa Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thanks Mary Was wonderful taking you to the wetlands glad you enjoyed it. Hopefully take you out in the near future. Zoe and the team

Reviewed 16 June 2018

My mum and I spent a brilliant evening in the Govuro Wetlands on the fantastic firefly tour. Jonathan is a fantastic guide with great knowlegde about the Govuro wetland and its wildlife as well as a great sense of humor. As you don't have to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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J100R, Manager at South East Africa Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hi Thanks for your review ! Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Awesome canoe trip, this is a peaceful way to spend an evening. The trip is very well organised, with a pick up from and drop off back to our accommodation. Once you get to the wetlands, you don't have to paddle, just relax in the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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J100R, Owner at South East Africa Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thanks for the nice review ! Rgds J

Reviewed 29 January 2018

I've gone to Vilankulos many times over the years, exploring the beaches & islands, and that was great, and I thought that was pretty much it. But going for a sunset ride in the wetlands with J and his team was really something, a whole...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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J100R, Owner at South East Africa Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thanks for your review Scott

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The wetland canoe trip is an interesting trip from several perspectives. One is transported 30kms from Vilanculos to a extraordinary spring-fed wetland site and then paddled by canoe through a zigzagging route cut through the wetland reeds. The tour leader is the laid-back and irrepressible Jay...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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J100R, Owner at South East Africa Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thanks for your wonderful review ! I will work on my city hat code and i can promise you there are no wooden Crocodiles in the wetland system look at all my underwater gopro footage of them on my facebook page or you welcome to...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Had an awesome time with jay on his Firefly Trip best thing about it we were paddled by our own guide on each canoe so we just relaxed and enjoyed the fire flys he also provides drinks, snacks was really worth it , slim jim

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

I grew up watching fireflies, as the years gone by they slowly disappeared. It was amazing to see them again drifting along the river. Jonathan is great, makes the experience even better. I highly recommend!

Date of experience: September 2017
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J100R, Owner at South East Africa Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thanks for taking the time to right review ! Jonathan

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Our experience was not as good as we could read in most of the comments. let me explain why. The booking and hotel pickup was nothing to complain about. When we arrived onsite, there was 4 canoes. Jonathan boarded 2 people on the first one...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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J100R, Owner at South East Africa Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Ben , Firstly, I am sorry that you feel this way but it is an exaggeration to suggest that I would leave you to sleep in the wetlands all night. I would certainly never do such a thing. Secondly, The water at the river...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend! Jonny was really knowledgable and passionate about the wetlands. We were picked up from our hotel and chatted about the town and area as we made our way to the wetlands where we spent a few hours being paddled through the old...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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J100R, Owner at South East Africa Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you !

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Shandra M
20 May 2015|
Response from J100R | Property representative |
Hi price Is the equivalent to US $50 Dollars. Kids under 12 are half price and big groups and Family's are given a discount Jonathan