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“If you love meerkats, GO !” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Meerkat Magic

Meerkat Magic
Ranked #8 of 30 things to do in Oudtshoorn
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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283 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“If you love meerkats, GO !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

This is one of the rare chances where you can go and see a whole family of meerkats that have not been domesticated but simply habituated to deal with their daily visitors.
Wonderful photographs and guide even took photos of the group to send to us, proving that we have seen meerkats

Visited October 2012
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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“Unique experience with good guide”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2012

This was truly a unique experience, a bit expensive a must say, but for 1 time worth to do this. Our guide was very, very good.

Visited April 2012
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London
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“Meerkat magic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2012

This was one of the highlights of our trip- 7 of us out just before dawn sitting around a mound in the karoo- and on cue as the sun came up so did the first meerkat- followed by 14 of his family. We had 45 minutes of pure magic- worth every rand .

Visited April 2012
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Escondido, California
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89 reviews
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“Fantastic, worth getting up at 5am!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2012

You cannot get closer to the Meerkat and the guide (Devey?) was amazingly knowledgeable.

Visited April 2012
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LONDON, UK
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“Early start but well worth it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2012

We were lucky as our hotel arranged for us to be collected at 5am. whereas i believe most people had to travel under there own steam. We found it well worth the visit as you really do feel out in the wild and when your there it feels like us and them and we were more interested in them than they were of us. Its an experience that i'm pleased to have had although once your there its a cup of tea and a chair to sit and wait. For myself and my friend it was well worth it and we were back in time for breakfast and the the main days programme.

Visited February 2012
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