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The Other Animals Safaris

131 Gompou Street, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
0796970442
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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Hazyview
Type: Tours
Description: Guided Tours through the "Kruger National Park", with world famous guide from the Battle at Kruger.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had a fantastic time with Frank for a full day safari in The Kruger. He picked us up at the appointed time and delivered us back to our villa as promised. We were able to see 4/5 of the Big 5 including a few cheetahs. As previous reviewers have written, Frank is very knowledgeable and hospitable. I would recommend... More

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Ayaz for trying to get me back into the number one spot. I appreciate you taking the time to write a review and I hope you eventually found your leopard. I trust you enjoyed your " bush barbeque" and you get back home safely. More

new zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Frank is your host and you will not find a more knowledgeable, likeable and committed guide. With all his life spent in the area he knows it all but still has the enthusiasm of a 20 year old. Go to his web site and choose the day tour or something longer. We had a day tour (6 of us) and... More

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Ian and Ann for your review. I really appreciate your very flattering words. I hope the rest of your nice long holiday is enjoyable and you return home well rested with lots of memories. More

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My experience at Kruger National Park was absolutely amazing thanks to Frank Watts' ability to bring us across the path of some of Africa's most stunning animals and scenery! It was my first time on a safari and I believe it will be my best safari ever. We saw so many neat things! Frank brought us within meters of an... More

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

For me too it was an "unforgettable day" - not only the beautiful landscapes and the creatures that we saw, but the beautiful voices of you and your companions singing softly on our journey to the Park. Thank you so much....... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We are missionaries from the states living & working in South Africa. We have been to Kruger several times in the last 11 years and have always done a self-drive. We have had good days that we have had good sightings & some days that have not been so good. When we learned that we had a group of 13... More

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Stewart and Judy, great photographs - WOW. Thank you so much for bringing a really wonderful group of people on safari and letting us be the ones to share it with them. Stay safe. More

Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I chanced upon 'The Other Animals Safari' on the net (which in itself is an interesting name). I had no clue that it would turn out to be a great find. I started 'experiencing' their good service even before going to Kruger. Frank Watts and Dianne kept answering my numerous mails with patience and gave me a good idea of... More

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you for enjoying your safari with "the Other Animals" and for the generous review. The photos you guys sent are amazing and pop up continually on my Lap Top screen to remind me of the great safari we shared. More

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I found Frank Watts of The Other Animals Safari on Trip Advisor; what a find!! I researched Frank and found that he had well over 20 years of experience as a Kruger Park guide, 17 years spent living and working inside Kruger Park!. After watching “The Battle At Kruger” video on Youtube, I was convinced that Frank was the perfect... More

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

WOW to you guys too :-) Thank you for enjoying your safari with me, and for sharing your experiences here. I am very fortunate to have an " office " that is visited by such nice folks. Take care. More

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

My wife and I, my sister and my wife's brother embarked on a three day safari with Frank Watts in March. Frank took us on an adventure that will stay with us for the rest of our days. A totally genuine person who is at one with nature, and nature seems to reward Frank for his deep commitment. If this... More

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Hey Chris and Yvonne - wow ! You are too kind. I am really pleased you had a good time in my office and had enough to eat while you were with me. It is always fun on safari with folks like you. All the best. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

My wife and me had the privilege to have Frank Watts as our guide on a 3 day safari. We loved his knowledge, his attitude, his respect for the park, in sum; his gentle touch for all elements involved in a safari at Krüger. We werer also impressed by Frank as the chef :) We are convinced that it do... More

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Jarleif - Nature has been very kind to me. I am also lucky to have great guests like yourselves who appreciate the beauty that Mother Nature shares with us. I am looking forward to our next safari with your family. Take care More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

It was a privilege to be on a private safari with Frank Watts. Such an amazing guide with such passion about wild life. We are already planning our next trip, hope to see you again Frank !

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Hey Baris - thanks for the review. I am looking forward to taking you on safari again. Best wishes More

izmir
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

It was our first Safari, we booked 3 nights from Orpen Gate to the South. Frank is a great person with genuine love and appreciation of the wild life, he has done everything he could to make our safari an unforgettable experience. Spent 16 hours a day with us -full on safari and cooked delicious meals for us at the... More

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Leyla and Baris. It was a really great change to be up in the north of the Park after all this time. It brought back memories of years gone by. More

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