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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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FUUUCKIIIING AWESOME

Thanks to Kylie our experience in Kruger was amazing! She knew everything about all the animals we saw and was super friendly. Definitely worth it!!! Thank you so much=) Of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Sintra, Portugal

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Sintra, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Thanks to Kylie our experience in Kruger was amazing! She knew everything about all the animals we saw and was super friendly. Definitely worth it!!! Thank you so much=) Of course we saw the big five in both days in the park! On the second day our guide was more "timid" but still a friendly guy. All the best to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had only 2 nights and 3 days and I would suggest an extra night if you have the time. The guides and drivers were fantastic and personality plus. We enjoyed the tour immensely and would recommend. Only one negative, we cancelled one night accommodation one month before the trip but have not been refunded any portion.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My daughter and I took a whole day tour of Soweto and the Apartheid Museum. Our driver, Thulani, was absolutely fantastic! He lives in Soweto and gave us lots of interesting information. We had a delicious lunch on Vilikazi Street, went to the Hector Peterson Memorial and the Apartheid Museum. All of these visits and lunch were included in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I planned to go on a 5 day Safari after work in Africa. I chose Themba because they were the only company that did not try and force me to make a booking when I my itinerary could not be confirmed. When I did make the booking the service was exactly as stated and I had no problem and the... More 

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Thank you for choosing Themba Day tours and Safari, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your safari, as well as your stay at Themba Sunset lodge. Our aim is to provide a truly unique safari experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations.... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Judging from many of the other reviews, I don't think we stayed at the same place. We never met Edwina and saw Wayne for about 3 minutes on arrival and 5 on departure (mostly settling the bill). The game drives were the only saving grace of this tour, but it took an hour to get to the park gate and... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Everything was just as they told it was going to be. 100% Recommended. Hotel, transportation and day Safaris where 100% accurate with what they promised.

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

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

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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