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Viva Safaris

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Viva Safaris is a leading South African tour operator offering value-for-money Kruger National Park safari packages and tours in open game vehicles. From humble beginnings in 1991, we have grown to become the most sought after tour operator...more
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Thank you Viva Safaris for giving us the most incredible experience. We started our holiday with great pick up service in Johannesburg to getting us back. The staff was warm and hospitable. The rangers were knowledgeable and passionate about what the wild life. They gave...More

Thank Rose A
VivaSafaris, General Manager at Viva Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Rose Thanks for a great review. We are pleased that you enjoyed our rangers and that you managed to see so many animals. It is great to know that you enjoyed Moholoholo Rehab Centre. Thanks for the lovely comments about all three lodges you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Im currently on the final day of a fly-in 3 day tour. I chose fly in because i thought i would get kore timeto see the animals, though my flights ended up at 1pm both days so i just spent the extra money for nothing....More

Thank SDungey
VivaSafaris, General Manager at Viva Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi We are really disappointed to read that you were not offered any morning activity on the last day besides the early walk. Apologies for that. Somehow the communications between Tremisana and Katekani were not effective as we had you down for the long 4h...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazingly planned schedule for the guest, probably good to have more than 2 nights. First place was good and exciting with an amazing experience. Game drive, was fun and a life changing experience. Second “basplace” with the tent was a nice experience as well, did...More

Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 1 week ago

An experience I will never forget! I highly recommend Viva Safaris. They surpassed my expectations in every way. I met some great people, both guests and staff. They offer the whole package with a fantastic variety of accommodation and range of safari packages to choose...More

Thank gayletrott
VivaSafaris, General Manager at Viva Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gayle Thank you for an equally mind-blowing review !!! We are thrilled to read that our safari package exceeded your expectations in every way- wow ! You were fortunate to see the Big Five. We are flattered that you will come again and use...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really can’t overstate how exceptional this safari has been. Every day we had fantastic sightings and very enthusiastic guides. Even when we didn’t think there was much to see they would go out of their way to ensure we had the best experience by...More

Thank Rich M
VivaSafaris, General Manager at Viva Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rich Thanks for a fantastic review - quite exceptional ! We are pleased that you had such "enthusiastic" guides who showed you "fantastic" sightings. It sounds like you were exceptionally fortunate with sightings - well done 1 Kind regards Piero

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the best experience with Viva Safaris - the guides (particularly Nico), the staff (particularly Lizzie, Nmsa and Dudu), the accommodation (particularly Katekani) and the safaris. We saw the big five on the first day at Kruger with Nico at the wheel, he has...More

Thank kdklmjcheck123
VivaSafaris, General Manager at Viva Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thanks for a really great review. I shall personally congratulate the staff members you mentioned by name. You were fortunate indeed to see the Big Five on the first day ! Wow ! The description of your animal sightings will whet any future safari...More

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a twelve day holiday package with Viva Safaris. Thank you everyone for making my trip so special. The game drives were my absolute highlight and I was fortunate to see the big five, cheetah, wild dogs and so much more! I stayed...More

Thank traceynewall
VivaSafaris, General Manager at Viva Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Hi Tracey WOW !! This is the second consecutive review that has the word " Brilliant " in its title. There is little I can do besides thank you for taking a lot of time in writing such a detailed and descriptive account of your...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved our trip with Viva, the guides were all very knowledgable and helpful, as well as great fun! There was a varied selection of activities (bush walk, trip to local conservation and lots of different reserves to explore. We felt very safe the...More

Thank Livi H
VivaSafaris, General Manager at Viva Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Hi Livi Thanks for a brilliant review. We are thrilled to read that you so loved your safari and had a lot of fun. It is great to read that you plan to go on safari again very soon - wow ! We appreciate your...More

Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Firstly- going on safari with vivasafaris is all about going into nature to see wildlife in their natural habitat. To do that, there are a certain amount of other things within a budget lifestyle that you may choose to cope with. But if you are...More

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Viva Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Hi Thanks for a super-detailed review. We have noted your comments and accept that our product is different to what others may offer, but are thrilled that you saw the animals - after all that is why you went on safari ! We are grateful...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We signed up for their 5D4N Treehouse in Greater Kruger, Kruger National Park and Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre tour. We loved the game drives and bush walks with the guides Nico, Shaun, Raymond and Shannon. They were excellent in pointing the animals whilst driving at the...More

Thank junesing
VivaSafaris, General Manager at Viva Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hi June Thanks for an equally excellent review. Thanks for mentioning the "excellent" guides by name. We are pleased to read that they drove responsibly and made your safety their priority. Be well Piero

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Response from Debbie E | Reviewed this property |
We were picked up at our lodge in Josburg,by a driver associated with Viva Safaris. They drove us to our next bush camp. Actually Viva took care of all the transporting (to and from airport and to each lodge).They also did... More
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