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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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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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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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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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england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Great communications throughout planning. Thank you Themba for making our safari to The Kruger so memorable. The accommodation was spot on (review left). The planning was meticulous and our tour guide John was so so knowledgeable in all he told us about the animals in the park. We saw the Big Five thankyou John. Such good value for money considering... More 

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Benimeli
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Hello Ruben, We have now returned home after our South African holiday. We would like to thank you and all of your staff for a wonderful experience. The whole time spent with Themba tours was very enjoyable and we would ask that you thank our hosts at Sunset Lodge for making us so welcome. Feel assured that we will recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Themba impressed me a lot. From the pickup at the airport (our flight had a 4 hour delay, but our driver was there waiting for us), to the first night at the Waybury guest house, to the Themba Sunset lodge (perfect - I also wrote a review for them), to the safari guide and organization of the tours. I do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We done a 3 day safari with themba, we have no complaints but with hind sight I would not be driven from joburg to our lodge in Krugar and indeed back to joburg . I would definitely fly in fly out as so much time was taken up with travelling.The safari its self was great, saw lots of wildlife and... More 

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