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Address: 131 Gompou Street, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
Phone Number: 0796970442
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Description: Guided Tours through the "Kruger National Park", with world famous guide...
Guided Tours through the "Kruger National Park", with world famous guide from the Battle at Kruger.
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One of the most incredible experiences....ever!

We visited Kruger Park from England in August 2014 and decided that as well as doing self-guided safari we would have a private safari. After reading many reviews, we decided on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Mikethebarryfish
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3 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

We visited Kruger Park from England in August 2014 and decided that as well as doing self-guided safari we would have a private safari. After reading many reviews, we decided on the Other Animals as they by far had the best reviews. We were lucky enough to have the legendary Frank as our guide and were so impressed by the... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

What a priceless experience!! My wife and I joined Frank and 4 other tourists on a morning game drive, he knows his way around the Kruger and his knowledge of animals/the kruger is quite extraordinary. Saw 4 of the big 5 in the first hour of the safari due to Frank's passion for finding these animals and knowing all the... More 

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

It was my privilege to take you guys on safari on your honeymoon and my luck that Mother Nature decided to give you a really cool wedding present. Thanks for choosing us for this special safari and for taking the time to write a review. Also nice to have my countrymen on board :-) More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We came from Canada for our first safari and called Frank to help us. We were 6 adults with a lot of energy. Our experience with one of Frank's guide was amazing. Within a few minutes he spotted a leopard in a tree. We took back roads and he wasn't afraid to show us animals from all directions, not just... More 

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

Thank you Carol for choosing us to do your safari and for taking the time to write a review. Juan is indeed a committed guide and he appreciates your kind evaluation of him. We use good, experienced guides to ensure our guests will have a memorable experience and it is great to hear you were satisfied. More 

Salzburg, Austria
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My wife and I booked a 7 day, 6 night safari with Frank Watts visiting the Kruger National Park. It was the best decision we could have made. Safaris are, by their very nature, a bit of luck, but Frank way surpassed our expectations. His friendly and approachable manner made it easy for us to want to be out in... More 

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

Dear David and Kim - thank you for your very generous review. I know you guys put in a huge effort to get this safari together and you are discerning travelers which made this review even more flattering. It was really important to us that you enjoyed yourself. Fortunately my lovely " office manager " Di, and Mother Nature all... More 

Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had a nice day with Frank. He has a lot of experience. He found 5 Minutes after we entered the Park a Leopard by the shouts of a monkey. We had lots of fun together. Always again.

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

Thank you for taking the time to send a review. It is always nice to hear from our guests so we can rate our service. I will also extend our thanks to the monkeys who showed us that leopard :-) Take care More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Having first met Frank on safari in 2013, there was no other choice for our return trip the following year. On this occasion we booked directly with Frank AKA The Other Animals safari and the correspondence we received from both Frank and his partner Di was second to none and left us under no doubt that customer service is prime.... More 

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

John and Liz, thank you for joining me again on safari. And thank you again for bringing your incredible luck with you. After Christmas 2013 I really thought that was it, but we had an awesome trip again this time. Hopefully we can do it again sometime. Take care. More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Having first met Frank on safari in 2013, there was no other choice for our return trip the following year. On this occasion we booked directly with Frank AKA The Other Animals safari and the correspondence we received from both Frank and his partner Di was second to none and left us under no doubt that customer service is prime.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Reputable agency that delivers as promised, no nonsense. We went on a safari with 4 guests for a full day with made it an intimate experience. We saw all kind of wildlife and overall really enjoyed the trip. Mark, our driver/guide (young guy with a beard) is cool and passionate about his work and went out of his way to... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am pleased you enjoyed your safari with Marc. As you say he is a cool guy. Marc does a lot of work for me (when I can get him because he is in demand with other operators) and the guests enjoy his knowledge and enthusiasm. Kind regards from Frank More 

New Providence, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We visited Kruger national park between 24 Dec to 28 Dec, and just completed 3 days of safari at Kruger with Frank. Every day was unique, and on the second safari, we saw the big five and the very rare African wild dogs in less than an hour. That's because of Frank's 25 years of experience at Kruger. We had... More 

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

Hey Gaurav, you flatter me :-) I have a great relationship with Mother Nature and seemingly endless luck. Thanks for the great times we had and a hope you and Richa enjoyed the rest of your visit to SA and get back home safely with lots of memories. I will drop you a mail sometime More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Our safari with Frank was an absolute treat and hands down, the highlight of our visit to Kruger. It's such a pleasure traveling with a guide who is so knowledgable and passionate about what he does. Finding animals on Safari is always a bit of a random chance but Frank consistently knew where to go, both from his own deep... More 

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

Thanks for the review Mike. I hope your mom made it over safely and that your visit to Vic Falls made up for her missing the day in Kruger. More 

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