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Ekala Eco Tours

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Address: 89 Anson Street Robertsham,, Johannesburg 2053, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 (0) 72 604 1879
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Description: Johannesburg and surrounding area tours, specifically designed to offer...
Johannesburg and surrounding area tours, specifically designed to offer choice and flexibility to suit your personal preferences and available time. Private Day Tours covering historical, cultural and wild life safaris. Allow us to share with you our love and knowledge of South Africa and leave you with a greater understanding of our unique environment, history and culture. All the ingredients for an amazing and informative tour for those looking for excellent service and something different.
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Janet from Ekala Eco tours was a fantastic guide. Coming to pick up us at our hotel in the the early hours of the morning to allow us to get to Pilanesburg Game Reserve for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Janet from Ekala Eco tours was a fantastic guide. Coming to pick up us at our hotel in the the early hours of the morning to allow us to get to Pilanesburg Game Reserve for a sunrise trip through the park. In the afternoon Janet drove us on a private tour through the reserve which was brilliant. She knew all... More 

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Minneapolis
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7 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Our guide Malcolm customized a 5 hour visit to Pretoria for our group of 4 on short notice. Malcolm provided us with an excellent review of the sights, the history and the back story to much of what we saw and experienced. He took all our questions and handled them adeptly and clearly knows his stuff. Would certainly work with... More 

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London
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

From our early morning pick up, to our drop off two days later Janet was incredibly attentive and knowledgeable. AND we got to see Black Rhino, twice!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Ekala Eco Tours organised and ran a trip for myself and 5 friends to the Pilanesberg game reserve. They organised our trip around our specific time constraints and attraction wishes as well as dealing with our date changes. All correspondence were very professional and payment was easy to complete via Swift international transfer. Whilst on the tour we were very... More 

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Ashdod, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I'm not good with words and english isn't my mother tongue but i'll try to express my expireiance to the best of my abilities. We spent almost 3 weeks with ekala, those days were amazing! Our guides Malcolm, Janet and Linda treated us like family and their knowlage and experience were priceless. When we landed at johanesburg we were greeted... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Ekala organised a 2 days safari in Pilansberg for me. The most amazing experience! Malcolm - my guide from Ekala - had a great knowledge not only of wildlife, but also of South African history and culture. This added so much value to our private game drives. I would highly suggest Ekala to all my family and friends!

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We spent 6 days with Malcolm, Janet and Linda, staying at their guest house and having tours which we had booked with them online prior to our trip. From the moment we arrived in Johannesburg airport we were treated to a wonderful, thoughtful, insightful and emotional experience which will stay with us for the rest our lives. We began with... More 

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Namur
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Ekala is the perfect way to discover South Africa in a safe and organised way. When I go to Johannesburg, I don't have a lot of time for leisure, so I always call them to make the most of it. You get both a great overview of the history of the coluntry as well as a perfectly timed and organised... More 

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new york city
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7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Our guide,Malcolm, with Ekala Tours was outstanding. His fund of knowledge about South Africa,Johannesburg and apartheid, including its downfall was impressive. We learned much from him about Soweto and its political history and significance. Members of our group of six asked many questions; Malcolm provided balanced and thoughtful replies.

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Montreal, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent a very short 3 days touring JoBurg and Blyde River Canyon with Ekala Eco Tours. After touring JoBurg with Malcom, which was a very informative and interesting tour, we spent the night at Ekala guest farm (a warm, peaceful and beautiful home ) and had the most delicious home made meal of all our stay... More 

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