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Address: | Eastern Cape, South Africa., Port Elizabeth 6011, South Africa
Phone Number: (0) 41 3781486
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Alan Tours, based in the fun filled, coastal Holiday City of Port Elizabeth...

Alan Tours, based in the fun filled, coastal Holiday City of Port Elizabeth on the Sunshine Coast in the Eastern Cape is proud to promote South Africa, home to the Big 5 and Big 7 Safaris! A land with a unique natural, cultural and historical diversity, unsurpassed in the modern world today. Host to some seriously authentic destinations, some in modern world class cities while others are found in remote, hidden localities.It is this country we undertake to show you with a passion and delight, whether traveling on your dream holiday or doing business in this dynamic sector. We will guide you with the expertise accumulated over time spent in the wildlife and hospitality industry. Guide you, with a passion undiminished, in fact enhanced with the passage of time. South Africa a country with a shoreline over 3000 km’s in length, and in particular the Eastern Cape Province is our country, our home, our pride and joy. We revel in the vast open spaces, spaces so expansive that many visitors find the distances difficult to adjust to. The magnificent diversity of South Africa’s historical past, the cultural presence of our people, “Our Rainbow Nation”, a term coined by the Nobel peace prize winning, Arch-Bishop emeritus Desmond Tutu "the Bish” when searching to describe the cosmopolitan composition of the people of South Africa.

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Addo Elephant national park and Elephant Back ride

Me and my Partner visited South Africa for my 30th. We wanted to book something up before we arrived in Port Elizabeth, so we contacted Alan Tours via email. They Were amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Me and my Partner visited South Africa for my 30th. We wanted to book something up before we arrived in Port Elizabeth, so we contacted Alan Tours via email. They Were amazing with contact and helping us to book and plan our days out. Today (23rd May 16) we had the most amazing, informative and once in a lifetime experience.... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi Louise and Steven, What a wonderful surprise and brilliant review you have taken the time and trouble to write. Apologies for the delay in responding to your review but I was waiting for a notification from Tripadvisor. Wow, I am really humbled and excited with your comparison to the great Sir David Attenborough. I am a huge fan of... More 

Belfast, Northern Ireland
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We booked Alan Tours due to the excellent website comments on Trip Advisor. During our stay we had arranged several tours with this Company. The first was to Addo Nature Reserve followed by a half-day game drive at Schotia. The second was a transfer to Daniell Cheetah Project. We also did the City Tour of Port Elizabeth and also Cape... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Dear Katherine and Francesco, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor, not only did we, all of us, enjoy your company and interest in our wildlife but of the empathy and good will you so strongly show towards other captive wildlife that finds themselves in not such a fortunate predicament as those in the national... More 

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

On a cruise and docked at Port Elizabeth for the day and booked a one day safari to Addo Elephant Park. If you read this, do it. We had an amazing day with Alan as our guide, seeing everything from an elephant to a dung beetle!! His local knowledge is superb and it is thanks to him that we saw... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi McD15, Wow, thank you for such a positive and kind review on TripAdvisor. I am sure you will aware that this is remarkably helpful and powerful marketing platform so your contribution is much more than welcome. We, all of us at Alan Tours appreciate your input and time taken. We hope to see you back again on our sunny... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We had a wonderful day tour to the Addo Elephant Park with Alan tours this march 2016. PIck up was at our hotel by Alan himself (that's a big plus). Despite the rain we enjoyed the sights of the beautiful Addo park. We saw many animals; many beautiful, impressive elephants ofcourse, but also lions, big herds of buffalo, kudu, eland,... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi Loesies, Wonderful to hear from you and thank you for such an upbeat review on Trip advisor, it is such a useful marketing tool. Addo is an amazing game reserve and although we don't always see everything we want to, it is such a productive and beautiful destination that few if anyone goes away disappointed. Thank you for your... More 

San Diego, California
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I took Alan Tours to Addo Elephant National Park. Alan picked everyone up at their hotel for an early departure for this all day adventure. Alan was an expert tour guide. I'm normally pretty good at spotting wildlife, but he pointed out many animals I totally would have missed. Alan had interesting information about all of the various creatures we... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi Michael, wow nice to hear from you again. All well I hope? Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review for us on Trip Advisor. I enjoyed you company and the enthusiasm and photographic skills you used to capture our nature and wildlife. We hope to see you back on these sun drenched shore lines... More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We had an excellent day at Addo Elephant park. We saw lots of animals, particularly elephants. We saw them much closer than we do expected. We were disappointed that we did not have Alan as our guide. He had excellent recommendations on Trip Advisor. While Malcohm knew where to find the animals, he was not very engaging with the group.... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi LLee7, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to post your review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your comments and will attend to these immediately. Unfortunately I cannot guide everyone off a ship with so many passengers on board. Malcolm is certainly a very professional guide so I apologies if you felt he wasn't engaging enough. Those last two... More 

United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We were only in PE, for a day from a cruise. This trip is an excellent taster for the wild life in South Africa, our guide Luke was super very informative and flexible. We saw elephants, lion buffalo, zebra to mention a few, stopping abruptly for a tiny tortoise crossing he road.

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Luke-Guide, Field Guide at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi Andim53 Thank you very mich for joining us for what was a wonderful day out and the kind feedback. We truly appreciate your support. Kind Regards Luke Guide for Alan Tours More 

Surrey
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Spent another couple of days round Addo with Alan - he has such great knowledge and we always find out interesting things be it about the animals, birds or flowers. Hopefully we can get back soon for another visit as the park is changing and getting bigger the whole time.

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Thank ellieSurrey
wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi EllieSurrey, What a pleasure to see you once again and have the opportunity to take the two of you to Addo where we had a wonderful two days searching the thickets for the Elephants and the many other animals, birds and creatures in this incredibly diverse National Park. I look forward to your next visit with keen anticipation. Travel... More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

We spent a day touring Addo Elephant Park with Alan. Alan was very knowledgeable and showed a genuine interest in what we were seeking to see and in the general welfare of animals. At no time did we feel rushed despite leaving the park late in the day after seeing so many different animals. The photos Alan took of the... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi Sandy, Thank you so much for the wonderful review and recommendation you have posted on Trip advisor. As you will know Trip Advisor is a very powerful platform and we really appreciate your positive contribution. Wishing you all the very best for 2016 Alan More 

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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Had a full day tour to Addo Elephant Park and I couldn't recommend this company more highly. Booking was easy and really good communications from the company. Then came the day at the park - my guide Luke, was superb! Very knowledgable about all aspects of the park and really good company. Saw so many things and have created so... More 

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