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Address: 5 Albatross Crescent, Seaview. Port Elizabeth. | Eastern Cape, South Africa., Port Elizabeth 6011, South Africa
Phone Number: (0) 41 3781486
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Alan Tours, based in the fun filled, coastal Holiday City of Port Elizabeth...

Alan Tours, based in the fun filled, coastal Holiday City of Port Elizabeth on the Sunshine Coast in the Eastern Cape is proud to promote South Africa, home to the Big 5 and Big 7 Safaris! A land with a unique natural, cultural and historical diversity, unsurpassed in the modern world today. Host to some seriously authentic destinations, some in modern world class cities while others are found in remote, hidden localities.It is this country we undertake to show you with a passion and delight, whether traveling on your dream holiday or doing business in this dynamic sector. We will guide you with the expertise accumulated over time spent in the wildlife and hospitality industry. Guide you, with a passion undiminished, in fact enhanced with the passage of time. South Africa a country with a shoreline over 3000 km’s in length, and in particular the Eastern Cape Province is our country, our home, our pride and joy. We revel in the vast open spaces, spaces so expansive that many visitors find the distances difficult to adjust to. The magnificent diversity of South Africa’s historical past, the cultural presence of our people, “Our Rainbow Nation”, a term coined by the Nobel peace prize winning, Arch-Bishop emeritus Desmond Tutu "the Bish” when searching to describe the cosmopolitan composition of the people of South Africa.

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Alans Tours Addo Elephant Park - Highly Recommended

We spent a day touring Addo Elephant Park with Alan. Alan was very knowledgeable and showed a genuine interest in what we were seeking to see and in the general welfare of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a day touring Addo Elephant Park with Alan. Alan was very knowledgeable and showed a genuine interest in what we were seeking to see and in the general welfare of animals. At no time did we feel rushed despite leaving the park late in the day after seeing so many different animals. The photos Alan took of the... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Sandy, Thank you so much for the wonderful review and recommendation you have posted on Trip advisor. As you will know Trip Advisor is a very powerful platform and we really appreciate your positive contribution. Wishing you all the very best for 2016 Alan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Had a full day tour to Addo Elephant Park and I couldn't recommend this company more highly. Booking was easy and really good communications from the company. Then came the day at the park - my guide Luke, was superb! Very knowledgable about all aspects of the park and really good company. Saw so many things and have created so... More 

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minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

We arrived in Port Elizabeth on a cruise ship. Alan collected us right from the bottom of the gangway and no trouble figuring our how to accommodate the member of our party who had some special requirements. Then we were whisked off to Addo. We had a wonderful tour, seeing lots of elephants, including some just a few feet away.... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Horseshoe Lake, Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write such a wonderful review on Trip advisor. We had a great day in Addo with such a wonderful group from your ship. Thank you for the valuable support. We appreciate it. Wishing you a happy, festive Christmas and a healthy New year Alan and Angelika More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour!! Allan picked us up at the airport and dropped us at our hotel when tour was done! I was traveling with my 7yrs old son. Thank you so much!! We had such a great time on tour! I definitely recommend!

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Thank Jessie M
wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Jessie, Thank you for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor. I really enjoyed the time we spent together both with you and your wizz kid son, He is really clued up and will certainly be an "Alpha Male" when he grows up. It was fascinating to learn about your home country and to hear the family stories. What a... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We had the most amazing day in Addo. Collected from our accomodation at the agreed time, we were the only couple so had the guide to ourself all day. Our guide, Luke was fantastic. He spotted animals that we'd never have seen, he had such sharp eyes! Also very knowledgeable, so much information about animals, birds, and insects. Highly recommend... More 

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Luke G, Freelance Guide at Alan Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Kim Thank you so much for taking the time to do this for us. It was without a doubt a great day especially that lion sighting. Addo is without a doubt one of my favourite places in South Africa and really enjoy sharing it with visitors. We at Alan Tours hope to see you again Kind Regards Luke More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

This was a fantastic adventure. The whole day was windy, but this just added to the tour. We chased the sun along the coast and marvelled at the white horses on the sea. Climbing a huge sand dune in the wind was like something out of Lawrence of Arabia. Alan is fantastic guide. I wouldn't hesitate to book another tour... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Pandarosa, Thank you for your wonderful review and what a day it was too. I was really worried about the howling south westerly but both of you seemed to enjoy it so much, chasing the sun as you say. while slowly the Southern Cross made its presence felt in the crystal clear wind swept sky. It was a pleasure... More 

Perth
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6 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I have been to South Africa around 11-12 times and been on many, many tours and safaris. Hands down this has been my worse experience to date. We were unlucky to have Mervyn who I think is the guide the company uses on larger bookings (like perhaps when a cruise ship arrives). I found Mervyn to be inconsiderate, sexist, rude,... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear OHclan, It was with dismay and regret that I opened and read your recent Trip advisor review. I / we apologies for the terrible lack of consideration shown by Mervyn, the guide we employed on the day, You might have seen some of the other Trip Advisor reports we have accumulated over the years and we now have only... More 

Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I had only one spare day in which I could go to a wildlife site while on a quick trip to southern South Africa recently, and I was very fortunate to have chosen Alan's Tours for that purpose. They were responsive to my emails, flexible in arranging to pick me up from the airport then drop me at my hotel,... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Margaret, What a wonderful surprise it was to find your positive and detailed review on Trip Advisor. This is a very powerful platform used by many of our prospective guests and we, Angelika and myself, thank you very much for taking the time and trouble to write a great review. It means a tremendous amount to us, thank you.... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

We booked the full day Addo Elephant tour with Alan tours. Everything went smooth. The contact before and after booking was very pleasant. Our guide Mervyn was on time picking us up and the tour began. Mervyn was very knowledgeable and the tour never got boring. Although we did not see the big 5 we still had a great day.... More 

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Lisboa
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

During this week's private tour that started in CT, up to Cederberg, beautiful Namaqualand, Augrebies Falls, the Big Hole, Bloemfontein and a boat trip not far from PE, I could nothing but confirm that Alan is the best.

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Malhoa, Thank you for your great review of the lovely time we spent together exploring the many different sights, sounds and tastes on our wonderful desert odyssey. I look forward to seeing you in December for the next leg of the South African experience. Stay well and as crazy as ever Alan More 

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