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Address: 131 Gompou Crescent, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
Phone Number: 27796970442
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Guided Tours through the "Kruger National Park", with world...

Guided Tours through the "Kruger National Park", with world famous guide from the Battle at Kruger.

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Frank Watts, a peerless guide in Kruger Park!

Frank Watts took us on an amazing safari of Kruger Park! He is an expert in his field and fantastic communicator, adapting to his clients' needs. His passion for the beauty of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
lucypco
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Clamart, France

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Clamart, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frank Watts took us on an amazing safari of Kruger Park! He is an expert in his field and fantastic communicator, adapting to his clients' needs. His passion for the beauty of nature was only paralleled by his ability to make every moment of our safari an absolute delight! He seems to us to be an integral part of the... More 

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Clamart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Frank is not only an extremely knowledgeable specialist of the South African wildlife, and what a wildlife that is!, and he knows exactly where to go to see the best animals, but he is also, quite simply put, a very nice guy. Friendly, patient, always courteous, he will make sure that your safari experience is unique. Thanks, Frank!

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very knowledgeable and extremely patient....wow....we were two families travelling together and Frank made sure we pretty much saw everything we asked for....missed out on Cheetah's....but that is what keeps us going I suppose.... Into the park at gates open and out just before gates close....thanks again

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks guys for the review. Cheetah as you know are very elusive but like you said - that's what keeps us going. Maybe next time hey :-) More 

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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic tour arranged for 41 teenagers from all over the world... Frank and Di you never cease to amaze me with fantastic service yet again.

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Traci - Di is totally the best - what would we ever do without her. Looking forward to the next one. More 

Virginia
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Had a 2 day safari in August with Frank as our guide. He was incredible - friendly, knowledgable, funny, and put up with all our questions. We saw the Big 5 and as a bonus had a cheetah sighting. Dianne had a big challenge having to coordinate/accommodate our plans and schedules and did so with ease and pleasantry. Highly recommend... More 

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us and for taking the time to post the review. Great that you mentioned Di - she is wonderful and loves putting the safaris together. She keeps me on my toes and makes sure that I match her efforts with mine. Mother Nature too came to the party with the cheetah which are usually very elusive. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We had a fantastic experience with Armand on our first Kruger Park safari! He's extremely professional and also a well-trained guide. His passion for wildlife was another thing that add to our experience. He loves animals and clearly did in-depth research into it. He's extremely knowledgeable and shared about animal behaviour and plants in Kruger during our game drive. The... More 

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Armand is really great and always gives his best. Dianne is also in a class of her own and stays on our case making sure everything goes smoothly. More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We booked our four day safari on a very short notice. Dianne was tremendously helpful and patient in trying to find accommodations for the 8 of us when it was a long weekend (Women's day), there were elections going on and a Kruger Marathon was in session. Luckily we found accommodations in Protea Hotel at Kruger Gate which is right... More 

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks guys - you were truly awesome - great kids !! You really inspired me and it was fun sharing the sightings. Driving past that LOOOOONG queue on the morning of the marathon was an experience in itself hey - worth getting up early for :-) Dianne is a wonderful motivator and makes sure that the rest of our team... More 

Leuven, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We had an awesome experience. Armand, the guide, was waiting for us at the meeting point and we were in Kruger at 6 AM to see the sun raise. Although Armand said he couldn't promise anything,we saw all big five before 11 AM. We were very lucky in seeing all of them, but the success was also thanks to Armands... More 

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience with us on this forum. Armand is, passionate, knowledgeable and very lucky. I am really pleased that your first safari was one filled with great memories More 

New Westminster, Canada
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We did a Safari with Frank and The Other Animals Safari in May 2016 as part of a larger trip to Southern Africa. We made our booking through Dianne who couldn't have been more patient and helpful with our questions and thoughts during booking, and she made everything simple for us! We combined the Safari with them with a stay... More 

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Allan and the more than one bridges :-) for your flattering review. My lovely partner Dianne makes sure that our guests have the kind of experience that she would like to have and makes sure that her guides do the same. I suspect she has a contact with Mother Nature as well - :-) - 7 leopards !!!! More 

zurich
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

A friend of mine recommended me a tour with Frank as he did it some years ago. So we booked a safari for 4 days in Kruger. As there were no other bookings for these dates, we had a private safari the whole time and it was amazing. Frank was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his job. When we saw... More 

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Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you for booking with us, thank you for the positive review and thank you to your friend for the recommendation - that earns them a discount when they come again :-) Guides love questions - it makes things more interesting for us and those who ask them. More 

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