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Themba's Birding & Eco-tours

Mackenzie street | P.O.Box 229, Saint Lucia 3936, South Africa
071 4133243
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Ranked #8 of 15 attractions in Saint Lucia
Type: Hiking Trails
Owner description: We offer a surperb Birdwatching and hiking in the ISimangaliso Wetland Park in the north eastern region of South Africa.This tours accomponed by most... more » Owner description: We offer a surperb Birdwatching and hiking in the ISimangaliso Wetland Park in the north eastern region of South Africa.This tours accomponed by most expirienced Guides introduce you to many wonders of Nature,including mangrooves swamps,Wildlife,Highest vegetated Sand dunes,beaches Savannas and Lakes. « less
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Johannesburg
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Helpful and knowledgeable. He gave us a fair price and explained things to us well. Will visit again next time.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Themba is a great and knowledgeable guide who knows his birds and where to find them. Worth your time.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We had an early morning walk with Themba and saw and learnt a lot, in garden, wetland and forest settings - all in two or three hours. He is very knowledgeable and also excellent at spotting things. I think we listed about 30 or 40 species in the end, including a turaco and a really good long look at a... More

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Johannesburg
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Themba's bird and area knowledge is exceptional! We spent 7 hours birding around St Lucia and saw more than 40 species and about 8 lifers! Well worth it!

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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Our choice of birding with Themba was a great investment. He spotted and called many species of birds in a variety of settings. We went on walks in St. Lucia forests, fields, wetlands and beach areas and heard many interesting stories of the native birds. Themba is very personable, patient and professional. He also introduced us to the local Zulu... More

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London
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We had Bheki take us to the canopied area near the estuary.....he definately knew his stuff and we were very impressed with his knowledge of birds, and the ability to mimick their calls! A great way to spend a few hours and discover a side to St Lucia you wouldnt normally see.....

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Absolutely fantastic bird guide. Very knowledgable. Great reason to get up very early and great value.

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Gravelotte, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

A fantastic few hours spent birding with an extremely knowledgeable and patient guide. Highly recommended to anyone with an interest in birding, and even more so if you want to add a whole lot of ticks to your list!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Birdwatchers and Twitchers take note …… This is real bird watching, not your run of the mill tourist thing bouncing around the back of a jeep trying to see all the other animals as well. All the people in our group thoroughly enjoyed our time with Themba, we were a mixed group of beginners to avid watchers. Early in the... More

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Durban, South Africa
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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

thanks to themba for an awsome days birding, he is very knowlegable, likeable, professional and we will be back, keep up the guiding and good birding

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