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Address: 131 Gompou Street, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
Phone Number: 27796970442
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Guided Tours through the "Kruger National Park", with world...

Guided Tours through the "Kruger National Park", with world famous guide from the Battle at Kruger.

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If you want the Very Best, you want Frank as your Safari Guide!

We have been all over the world, and this was the most amazing experience we have had. We were on 3 all day safaris with Frank. Everyday was an incredible adventure! Frank loves... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2015
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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We have been all over the world, and this was the most amazing experience we have had. We were on 3 all day safaris with Frank. Everyday was an incredible adventure! Frank loves what he does. This is not a job for him, this is his life. Very knowledgeable. Not only with the animals, but with the birds, the culture,... More 

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

Thank you for choosing The Other Animals to share your African adventure. We are really pleased that Mother Nature also joined us :-) More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We engaged The Other Animals Safaris for one of three full day, private game drives during our visit to the Kruger in S.A. recently. Our guide Armand Grobler, arrived the evening before our game drive, and stayed the night with us in our Letaba accommodation, Fish Eagle Guest House. To mimic other comments here, Armand is an excellent, knowledgeable guide,... More 

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

Thanks guys for taking the time to post such a comprehensive review. Armand really gives everything and I am so pleased it paid off. Enjoy the memories More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Armand was very knowledgeable and not just that - it was very impressive how he could drive, hold a conversation and spot animals that we would not have seen in a million years by ourselves all at the same time!!! That is some skill😮the atmosphere was very relaxed yet exiting to have spotted so many wild animals. He knows where... More 

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

It is really nice to have a local on a safari and I am pleased you guys got Armand. His youthful enthusiasm is very infectious and he even has me waking up at 03h30 with a smile :-) Thank you very much for taking the time to offer this feedback. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Everything we read about hiring Frank Watts was true: It was absolutely worth the extra money to skip the tour package we were on for the day and see Kruger National Park privately with Frank. We breezed through the park entry process and were the first vehicle into the park. He brought us into close proximity with the most extraordinary... More 

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

Thank you for your review. For me it was so cool to be with people who showed such appreciation for the things we saw. Your young son brought a new dimension to the day and chatting about your dancing careers was something I really enjoyed. Cruising through the bush looking at the Impala (our bush ballerinas), just for a while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Thank you, Frank, for making our 12,000 mile trip to SA. Frank is a wonderful, knowledgable guide, who exudes love for the animals, Kruger and his work. We spent nearly 12 hours together sighting animals and experiencing Kruger National Park in heat that reached 42 C (107.6 F), but it was one of the great days of our lives. Saw... More 

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ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Although our African tour package included a safari in Kruger, we chose to book a personal tour with Frank Watts. A tour guide for over 20 years in Kruger, Frank knows where to go to see the most animals. He's amazing. First of all, he got us through the antiquated entrance procedure in record time, maybe 10 minutes. We found... More 

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

Thank you so much Greg and Janet for sticking to your original plan instead of cancelling the safari which you would have been justified in doing given the fact that a full day in the Park was already part of your itinerary. I had a great day with the two of you and appreciate you sharing a bit of the... More 

Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

I honestly can't say enough good things about frank! I decided to spend a bit more money to go out with frank instead of my included gate 1 tour, and I could not be more pleased. We saw so much more than all the gate 1 vehicles! You can tell that franks expertise really is handy. If an animal is... More 

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

Thank you Jennifer for deciding to come with us on safari. We really appreciate the review - you are indeed very flattering. I am not only lucky to have Mother Natures unwavering support but I always seem to have such cool people on safari. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Wow, what an amazing experience. Frank was extremely accommodating and arranged a tour at short notice. We went in with realistic expectations that we might not see everything on a one day safari. Our guide, Armand, was extremely knowledgeable and his passion was contagious. We saw 4 out of the big five and then some. Including a baby elephant being... More 

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

Thanks Lauren and Sean - Armand is really cool hey. It is great to be with a guide who sees this every day and still loves it so much. We are glad you chose us to share your safari and that you enjoyed "The Other Animals" More 

aus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We spent 4 mornings on private Safari with Armand. He was great. We were 3 adults and 4 children aged between 9 and 4. He was kind and patient and answered every question the children asked, even though they were at times a bit repetitious ;-) We managed to see all the animals we wanted to see and children learnt... More 

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

Thank you Jalna for taking the time to share your time with us on Trip Advisor. Armand has been a real asset for us and I am really pleased he works so well with children. He showed his worth on the Rotary Group safari and seems to have done it again. All the best to you and your fellow travellers. More 

Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We were a griup of 2 families (7 people) on a day and half of private Safari with Frank. We had the best time ever and Frank was the best possible guide we could ask for. Would recommend him to anyone who is looking for a Safari in Kruger. You reallly can not get any better Safari!

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

Thanks for the review Asher. I trust you and your lovely family are back in Israel with lots of happy memories of South Africa. More 

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