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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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Description: Alan Tours, based in the fun filled, coastal Holiday City of Port...
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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My partner and I had a brilliant day with Luke today. He was incredibly knowledgable, enthusiastic and easy to get on with. We spent the day at Addo and really enjoyed it. Would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I had a brilliant day with Luke today. He was incredibly knowledgable, enthusiastic and easy to get on with. We spent the day at Addo and really enjoyed it. Would really recommend booking your trip with these guys. Do it now!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I had only a day to spare on this business trip from Australia and I reckon I am the luckiest person to enjoyed Alan's company, knowledge and enthusiasm from dawn to dusk. Today I feel slightly transformed with new eyes for this incredible world we live in. Thanks Alan! Who would have thought a dung beetle could be as interesting... More 

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

You're a beaut, what a wonderful review and wasting no time in posting it. Thank you so very much for a wonderful day in Addo, The weather was superb, the game prolific and the company just perfect, Your to the point and enquiring questions help so much in being able to elaborate on what is naturally there. Thank you for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We highly recommend the Big 7 tour. We had the privilege of spending the day with Alan as he guided us on the cruise out to St Croix island taking time to share his extensive knowledge of the marine Eco system of the island, penguins and the bay. After a quick lunch on the dock we were off to Addo... More 

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

Hi DWIDC, Thank you so much for the wonderful review you posted on Trip Advisor. As you will be aware Trip Advisor is a massive marketing tool on the internet, people trust this platform as it carries the gravitas, the weight of integrity which many travelers depend on. For this reason your review identifying the Big7 as a worthwhile tour... More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We spent a weekend at Baviaans Lodge in the Baviaanskloof and struck it lucky. Alan was spending some time out at the lodge over the long weekend as well and even though he wasn't there to work he agreed to take us and some of the other guests on a tour up to the rock painting overhang on the farm.... More 

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

Hi Firefly, What a wonderful surprise it was to see your review come up on Trip Advisor, totally unexpected and out of the blue, thank you from the bottom of my heart. It was an absolute pleasure being with you and your Lady on the walk, to be able to witness the pristine natural beauty on such a lovely day.... More 

Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

My best recommendations! The awsomest tourguide ever! Not only professional. Alan takes care of each tour member as if they were family.

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

Jan, if I could reach out and hug you I would. Thank you for your wonderful words of recommendation on Trip Advisor. It is such an important platform to market ourselves, each and every positive review is worth more than gold. If you are ever in South Africa again pls. give us a call we would very much like to... More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

On the day we went Alan had two groups in Addo National Elephant Park so sightings were shared and we missed nothing from the Elephants to the Dung Beatles. Alan's wife Angelika was our guide and equally knowledgeable. Passing mention of a love of lighthouses and an extra half-fay tour was quickly arranged to Cape Recife lighthouse, the penguin sanctuary... More 

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

Hi there, What a lovely surprise to see your wonderful review come up on Trip Advisor. It is such a powerful tool with which to market ourselves and it means so much that you take the time and trouble to write such kind words. Many many thanks, wishing you all the very best, Alan More 

East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

On 9 April I got to do a day safari at Addo National Elephant Park with Alan Fogarty of Alan Tours and it lived up to all my expectations. The park was beautiful and green after the summer rainfalls and I felt like I was in the Garden of Eden at times. A nice coffee break at Jack's Picnic spot... More 

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

Hi Donne', What a pleasure it was to have you along for a day tour of the magnificent Addo Elephant national park. I would like to thank you for your continued support for Alan Tours and undertake to provide an uncompromising service now and in the future Thank you so much for taking the time, trouble and effort to write... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I would like to tell you about my experience with Alan Tours. I had booked a day tour with them in Port Elizabeth for six people on April 1st and paid a 50% deposit. I was aboard” Crystal Serenity “and, unfortunately, the port authority would not allow the ship to enter the harbour because of windy conditions. I contacted Alan... More 

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

Hi Ian, Many thanks for the superb review and recommendation, Bon voyage Alan More 

England
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6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

After reading such positive feedback on Trip Advisor for Alan's Tours we booked online 2 tours for the first day of our 2 day visit beginning of March to Port Elizabeth. The morning City Tour was first and were not disappointed. Alan arrived on time at the hotel as planned weeks before. We spent several hours visiting places of interest... More 

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

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful and important review on Tripadvisor. I really appreciated your company and interest in what was said and the opportunity to show you around our spectacular coastline, "following the sunset" as you described it in your review, captures the essence of the best Beaches tour very well.... More 

Novato, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My husband and I had the incredible experience of spending a day with Alan Fogarty of Alan Tours in Addo Elephant Park. Alan is incredibly knowledgeable in every aspect, the animals, birds, snakes, insects, plants, and the park. His knowledge and familiarity with the park is extraordinary. He is also really easy to be with! We learned so much and... More 

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

Hi Susan, Thank you so much for such a wonderful, well written review on Tripadvisor. As you will be well aware of this is an extremely important platform for would be guests to do research in finding reliable service providers from folks who have spent time experiencing the services first hand. It was a pleasure meeting you and Martin who... More 

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Address: Address: 5 Albatross Crescent, Seaview. Port Elizabeth. | Eastern Cape, South Africa., Port Elizabeth 6011, South Africa
Phone Number: (0) 41 3781486
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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