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Themba Day Tours and Safaris

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Address: 3 Waybury Road, 1862, South Africa
Phone Number: 0114633306
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Description: Why choose us:With over 25 years experience in the tourism industry, we at...
Why choose us:With over 25 years experience in the tourism industry, we at Themba Safaris have designed all of our packages to suit all budget ranges, whether you would like Chalet accommodation in the Kruger National Park, 4 star accommodation in a big 5 game reserve or prefer spending all our nights on safari in a private game reserve, we can assist you.Personal Attention to detail:We at Themba Safari’s, strive to offer you our client a safari Experience you will never forget, thus we pay personal attention to all of our clients. From the day you enquire about reserving the ideal safari to suit your budget until the day we greet you farewell, our friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you through the entire booking procedure. Tourist guides:All of our tourist guides and drivers have the correct qualifications, driving permits and experience to make your safari memorable. Our guides are handpicked by the owner of Themba Safari’s ensuring you high quality and an informative safari experience. Your personal tourist guide will make your safari unforgettable.Vehicles: All of our transfer vehicles to the Kruger National Park are comfortable, air-conditioned and have the correct government regulation permits. Our new specially adapted 4x4 open vehicles are equipped with all the safari necessary items to ensure that you our client have the best viewing, photography and videography opportunity at animal sightings.
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Soweto Full Day Tour

With our British guests, we met our tour guide in Sandton. The booking system & communication with the Themba Office was great. We left Sandton with our guide Richard in a clean... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

With our British guests, we met our tour guide in Sandton. The booking system & communication with the Themba Office was great. We left Sandton with our guide Richard in a clean and well maintained vehicle. Richard shared his informative information from leaving to go to Soweto. All interesting even to us who live here. We have gone on a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

A group of 6 of us had the pleasure of taking a Soweto day tour with Themba. The guide was very knowledgeable about Soweto and the history revolving around Apartheid. We were treated well in an clean air conditioned van and all were happy with the tour. The guide that actually took us through his home in Soweto was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We booked a 4 days Kruger safari tour with Themba Tours and was very pleased from the start to finish : Johannesberg to Kruger and back to Johannesberg. They had arranged everything and made the whole experience seamless and without worries. Starting from the airport, we were picked up and sent to Waybury in Bryanston for the night which was... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

From start to finish everything was extremely well organised. We booked a 5 day Safari with themba (2 days Kruger park Safari, moholoholo animal rehabilitation centre, nature walk and endangered animal game drive). Transfers to and from the accommodation (7 hours approx) were made more fun by the drivers giving Us interesting facts about South Africa itself and the towns... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Our safari was quite disorganized from start to finish, wrong timings being given, lack of info to our driver meant he had no trailer for bags for half our transfer which in turn meant our bags were loose all over the van but worst of all was the mess up on our second day of safari. Although our booking said... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Thank you for organising our trip to South Africa Themba, everything was planned perfectly !! On our first day we went on a Soweto and apartheid museum tour with Richard and was that such an awesome day and we thoroughly enjoyed it. On our second day we were transferred up to Kruger where we stayed at the Protea hotel for... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This was a package with a pre-safari stay at Waybury House in Johannesburg followed by 3 days at Sunset Game Lodge, including a Kruger Park day tour. They pack a lot into this package and it can be tiring but I certainly believe I got great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were with Themba for five nights. Two nights at the Waybury House in Johannesburg (a little outdated, but clean and friendly staff and delicious breakfast. Everything one needs for one or two nights. Would not hesitate to stay there again) and three at Sunset Lodge in Kruger. ( I wrote a separate review for Sunset) We had an absolutely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

From start to finish our Safari experience was well organized. We were well looked after in Johannesburg, on the drive to Kruger and when we arrived. We loved Sunset Lodge, we felt very comfortable there with the lovely family who run the lodge. Our boys are already asking to go back to specifically stay at Sunset lodge and to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had a wonderful experience! They were extremely helpful and flexible while arranging our trip. Everything was well organized when we got there and we didn't have to worry about a thing. Guides were super cool! I would definitely recommend it. Very good value for money.

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