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Richards Bay 3901, South Africa
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South Africa photo safari

I recently toured South Africa and Swaziland guided by Hayden Elliott of Outdoor Africa. I’d... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
_bumpynight2
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Cedar Mountain, North Carolina
School Trip if a Lifetime

Our group was a "family" of 11 elementary school children and three adults. As the Head of the... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
BuddyChattanooga
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Chattanooga
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Outdoor Africa is a professional safari company offering custom designed photographic tours to some of the very best safari destinations in Southern Africa. Our safaris are run according to a strict "safety first policy", ensuring that you, your family and friends enjoy a trip of a lifetime.
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Richards Bay 3901, South Africa
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

I recently toured South Africa and Swaziland guided by Hayden Elliott of Outdoor Africa. I’d dreamed of an African photo safari for decades and the trip exceeded my expectations. There were a few last-minute changes to our itinerary due to weather and lodges that overbooked,...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Our group was a "family" of 11 elementary school children and three adults. As the Head of the school which has an international focus, I don't think we could have picked a better group to educate us about the animals and culture of South Africa....More

1  Thank BuddyChattanooga
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

Every day was more exciting than the day before. We were amazed at the animals and scenery we saw and inspired by the depth of knowledge of Hayden Elliott and his respect for the animals and people of South Africa. We photographed lion, cheetah, hippos,...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2017

My husband and I have a daughter serving with the Peace Corps in Lesotho, South Africa. We knew we wanted to plan a trip. We found out about Outdoor Africa and worked with them to customize a trip for ourselves, our daughter, and my husband's...More

1  Thank TillieAndEarl
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Reviewed May 6, 2017

I met my older son who serves in the Peace Corps in Namibia, to take a South African photo safari guided by Hayden and Jackie Elliot of Outdoor Africa, and then to spend time with Andrew in Swakopmund, Namibia. Wow! Africa Sky Guesthouse is calming,...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2017

We took a two week private safari with Outdoor Africa, covering Pilanesburg, Kruger, Tembe and Mfolosi Parks. It was an amazing trip! The guide was excellent, his practiced eye could find game where ours could not. We saw all the big five within three days,...More

Thank ras828
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Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Four of us recently enjoyed a 2-week safari with Outdoor Africa and highly recommend the company. Hayden Elliott is the owner and guide who shepherded us through this experience. We visited 6 different camps in South Africa, and saw the Big 5, plus so much...More

2  Thank judyolsonann
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

THANK YOU OUTDOOR AFRICA for providing me with the experience of a lifetime. Toby customized the trip based on our specific preferences and abilities. Hayden was truly a wealth of knowledge about all things South African and I learned to really appreciate nature in a...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2016

Just a simple THANK YOU to Hayden of Outdoor Africa. I have recently returned to NZ having thoroughly enjoyed an exciting 8-day safari in Zululand with him as my guide, visiting iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Game Reserves and Tembe Elephant Park. His knowledge of wildlife,...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2016

Outdoor Africa is the way to go. They specialize in small, personalized trips and do a wonderful job of it. Our group consisted of 7 people, including the guides. The small group size allowed us to visit places that would not work for larger groups,...More

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