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Address: Take R340 towards Avontuur | Uplands, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Phone Number: 044 535 0000
Visit Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve like an insider
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$329*
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3-Day Garden Route Tour from Cape Town with Big Five Game Drive

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Horse Safari

I can really recommend the horse safari in plett bay game reserve. You come up really close to the animals and there is a lot to see. (Not recommendable for people who just want... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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South Africa
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

A mere 15 minutes outside of Plett and one feels as if in a distant almost-Savannah environment! The large park is full of buck, and we were also lucky enough to see giraffes, lions and cheetahs, as well as the resident wild dogs and hippos on our informative drive. Be sure to dress warmly.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Wow, talking about "Out of Africa" experience, especially for price. Quiet, old British safari lodge feel (it was built as that in 1822). Outstanding service and food. Great for the kids to explore the grounds. Out door fire pits every night, good selection of drinks and wine. Good water pressure and hot water. Woke up to my kids saying "... More 

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Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I can really recommend the horse safari in plett bay game reserve. You come up really close to the animals and there is a lot to see. (Not recommendable for people who just want to see the Big 5 - on the horse safari you will only see to of them (rhino and buffelo)) They have Hippos, a lot of... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We did a 2 hour game drive and experienced most off the animals close up. The wild dogs were a highlight for me as as they were absent from all other Western Cape reserves which I have recently visited . Elephants are the only absentees of the big 5 from this reserve. A very enjoyable visit with a knowledgeable guide.... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We did the 2 hour game drive with our kids (age's 7 & 11) today and it was absolutely fantastic. Worth every cent. Can't get over the size of the reserve and the amount and variety of wildlife. We were extremely fortunate to see all of the animals up close and personal. Our guide was extremely knowledgable and friendly. He... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We did the 2 h game drive there, and I was amazed with the size of the reserve and the variety of animals - not a lot though. The guide was very informative, and took us very close to the animals. Only the rhinos where difficult to see - just the nose in the lake.

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Burgundy, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

False advertising on pamphlets, available to tourists all along the Garden route, stating R295.00 per person for a game drive. On arrival we were told R430.00 per person for a game drive. That was a big disappointment. It was out of the way and late and we ended up staying at the Baroness Luxury Safari Lodge at R1'235.00 per person... More 

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Weilerswist, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We did the horse safari: It was really nice and the guide can answer all your questions! You can go very near to the animals, because they are not scared of the horses! But if you absolutely want to see the lions you can just do it by vehicle!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We did the 2 hour game drive 1100-1300 on March 7. The guide was very informative and drove as close to the animals as practicable allowing for the photo enthusiasts to click away to their hearts content. (Tip.. Try to avoid siting beside the man with the huge camera bag) We preferred to view the animals and take the odd... More 

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Alkmaar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

you must make a reservation and if you want to have a discount of 10% p/p. you go to the main road in Plett.nearby click is a kiosk there you get a brochure with a number. that gives you discount. you can make the reservation there or by phonecall. you can pay by creditcard at the desk of the reserve.... More 

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