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Waterbuck Safaris

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Dar es Salaam is the commercial capital of the country; it wields immense political and economical power. The atmosphere is pleasant in the city with picturesque Harbour, exotic beaches, and historical buildings such as state house, Ocean Road...more
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55/68 Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road | Upanga, Dar es Salaam 3272, Tanzania
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 27, 2016

I was on business in Dar in January 2016 and decided to go on safari over a weekend. This is my very first experience, so I had no expectations. I picked Waterbucks based on Tripadvisor reviews. The cost of the trip was $460 because it...More

6  Thank 67Virginia
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Frightening and very risky ordeal. Holiday completely ruined.Their vehicle - no air con, Bald tyres including the 2 spares and so with no grip to get us out of river and mud.No two way radio. No winch. No shovel. Poor management. Poor communication. Very little...More

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ayaz b, General Manager at Waterbuck Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2015

Hi Peter, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. I understand it was not a perfect safari experience that you expected nor did we expect things to go as they did due to abrupt rains. Considering, your accommodations and game drives in Mikumi...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waterbuck planned an overland trip for us from Ruaha to Selous. It was quite an adventure. Our driver guide was excellent.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an incredible experience in Selous. Our Guide J4 was perfect. The Zarafa Camp and the people working in it are amazing. Thank you all for the incredible memories!

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

We had an amazing time in Tanzania Mikumi and Ruaha. It was our first time going to Africa and being on a Safari tour. We had I guess very high expectation of seeing wild animals especially lions. We communicated that ahead and got two tours...More

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Thank Michelle K
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We were 2 guests who booked a 3 day trip to Mikumi, starting in Daressalam. This trip included 2 half day and one full day game drive. In Mikumi, many animals can be seen, most likely lion, buffalo, elephant, giraffe, zebra, hippo, monkey, antelope and...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

We were promised a nice tour around Dar Es Salam, but we arrived at 3pm and at 6pm it was dark already. There was no plan for us, we wasted at least 30 mins to wait for the agency owner to meet us and get...More

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ayaz b, Manager at Waterbuck Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Hello Lucia. Thank you for your honest review and I we have looked into your concern. After investigating with the guide, please find below the report: The tour was well organized. He started with Slipway Hotel and Oysterbay, where you came down and took photos....More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time on the 3 night/ 4 day safari to Selous with Waterbucks. Our guide Abel was awesome. A great guy with lots of knowledge. He tailored the game drive to our interests and requests. To see giraffes, zebras, hippos, crocs, antelope,...More

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ayaz b, Manager at Waterbuck Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Friends recommended Waterbuck Safaris and I can see why they did. Everything from organising the trip with Ayaz, our driver Nassa, and camp Manager Henriq (at Zafara tented camp Selous) was perfect. I would have no doubt recommending Waterbuck to friends or booking another safari...More

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ayaz b, Manager at Waterbuck Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you

Reviewed August 19, 2018

We found Waterbuck after extensive searching online for an affordable safari. I was a little nervous booking directly from London, however I had nothing to worry about. All communications with Ayaz were promptly dealt with and he worked so hard to provide us with the...More

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ayaz b, Manager at Waterbuck Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thank you Janet

Reviewed August 16, 2018

We organised our safari holiday online from London and were impressed with Waterbuck's reviews and opted with them and we weren't disappointed. Gulzar was our contact and helped us plan the trip over several months, she was patient, professional and helpful at all times. The...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Truly enjoyed this very memorable South African Safari which Waterbuck Safaris planned and executed for me. Their service was phenomenal, and I highly recommend their well-planned tours in East Africa as well, thanks:)

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ayaz b, Owner at Waterbuck Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you

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daisy r
September 28, 2018|
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Response from ayaz b | Property representative |
Hello Daisy, thank you for your inquiry. Please email using the form on our website and we will offer you options for 1 and 2 days safari. Thanks.
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Sumanā L
June 14, 2018|
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Response from ayaz b | Property representative |
Yes, we do. How many are you and where will the pick up be from on the day? Send us your email or request via email please with all details and dates of travel too
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Keelin K
May 8, 2018|
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Response from traceyrk2018 | Reviewed this property |
The above information by marek is incorrect. There are day tours from Dar.
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