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Fantastic outdoor adventures (also for multudaus)

Active Escapes organises daily and multi day adventures. We did both. We went mountain biking for... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2018
bestregards f
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Great planning with some guide issues

Sarah and Lisa were very responsive while planning and figuring out a very pleasant hike in the... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

We took a 3-day hike with Active Escapes in the Wild Coast. Everything was organized very well with lot of details. They accommodated our schedule that wouldn't fit the regular 5-day hike of the Wild Coast. The problem has been that on the hike, the...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Active Escapes organises daily and multi day adventures. We did both. We went mountain biking for the day around in the Karkloof area and it was great. We also went on a 5-day hike along the Wild Coast with Active Escapes. Sarah, the owner has...More

Thank bestregards f
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Sarah and Lisa were very responsive while planning and figuring out a very pleasant hike in the Wild Coast to fit into our busy SA holiday schedule. They also took great care of my dietary requirements and helped to book great bacpackers on the way...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Sarah and Kath organised a great 3-day mountain biking tour for my partner and me in the Drakensberg mountains. The accommodation at The Cavern and The Greenfire Lodge was amazing and we were looked after All Out Adventures who rented the bikes and organised the...More

Thank JonnyBramley1963
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Sarah and Lisa helped us find just the right hike for our family. We had 3 wonderful days. Thank you!

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activeescapes2015, Manager at Active Escapes - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thank you very much Rakefet for your feedback. We loved hosting your family on our hiking trail and are so glad it was a good fit for your family. We look forward to helping you if you come back to visit South Africa again :)

Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

I contacted Sarah with a high level goal of an outdoor adventure with kids and a specific timeframe. The trip she created, to kosi bay and pongola river, was amazing. We spent time with local guides, our kids, age 9 and 11, Learned a lot...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Sarah was such a pleasure to work with while planning our three day Wild Coast Trek. She is very customer service oriented, efficient, organized and paid great attention to every detail of our trip. Sarah's enthusiasm shines through her efforts and I highly recommend her...More

Thank mchayford
activeescapes2015, Owner at Active Escapes - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2017

Thanks so much - it was a pleasure!

Reviewed April 5, 2017

Active Escapes arranged a 3 day hike for us, with guides and accommodation on the way. We stayed 1 night at the Cavern resort (fab - would have stayed longer if we knew how nice it was) and 2 nights at Witsies Mountain Lodge. They...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Lore from Active Escapes made all the arrangements for our 3 day "slackpacking" hike in the Drakensberg Mountains. Everything went as planned. It was an amazing experience. The Cavern Resort (first night stay) was top notch. Our guide Mike for the hike from Cavern to...More

Thank NewJerseyTennismo
Reviewed February 25, 2017

I had a last minute trip to Johannesburg for work so searched for a guided trip in the Drakensberg - Sarah at Active Escapes put this trip together for me last minute and it was seamless. It was well organized, the hotels lovely and comfortable,...More

Thank Sophia902
activeescapes2015, Owner at Active Escapes - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2017

Im so glad you managed to fit some holiday time into your busy schedule Sophia, I guess that is the great thing about the Northern Drakensberg - just 3.5hrs drive from JHB now & you able to access this world heritage sight where few people...More

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