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Australken Tours & Travel

#19 of 216 Tours in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
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Address: Moi Avenue | 27 Sonalux House, 8th floor, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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+254 725 576048

Australken tours & travel ltd is a family run company that provides...

Australken tours & travel ltd is a family run company that provides luxury lodge/ tented camp safaris, camping and budget safaris, walking safaris, cultural safaris, mountain climbing, gorilla trekking, special interest safaris, eco tourism safaris, holidays beach safaris, special interest safaris and more ...

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A wonderful safari experience

In January, we enjoyed a 2 week safari through Kenya and Tanzania. We arranged the trip with Australken and the experience was 100% recommendable. The price was quite reasonable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan M

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In January, we enjoyed a 2 week safari through Kenya and Tanzania. We arranged the trip with Australken and the experience was 100% recommendable. The price was quite reasonable, considering the large number of national parks visited: Lake Nakuru, Samburu, Aberdares, Amboseli, lake Manyara, Serengueti (Seronera) and Ngorongoro crater. Zippy is a very nice and competent person, always available to... More 

Thank Dan M
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

My husband and I had a truly wonderful 7-day safari experience with Australken, visiting Samburu, Nakuru, Naivasha, Hells gate and Masai Mara national parks. All pre-travel communication with Zippy was seamless, and she even came to the airport to greet us personally when we arrived in Nairobi as well as after the safari. Zippy is an excellent and a very... More 

Thank Sofia Z
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

AUSTRALKEN Under Kenyan proprietorship, this outfit seems to have contacts everywhere. We had a triple centred safari and from the beginning Ms Zippy Mugweru tailored the itinerary to our wishes, no matter how great the distances involved. We bought a private safari, with driver/guide and felt absolutely secure whether travelling on major trunk routes or on pitted trails within the... More 

Thank michael d
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

We booked a 3 days/ 2 nights safari to Masai Mara with Australken and we had a fantastic experience. There is simply nothing that could have been done better. Zippy, who is in charge of bookings, is very responsive and super helpful. Our driver and cook (John and Evan) were amazing: always on-time, very friendly, Evan was a safe and... More 

Thank Marine L
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

From the moment we were put in contact with Australken, we felt well taken care of. A family member of ours recommended the company after they had taken a safari with two children and had a wonderful time. Zippy, the coordinator, provided us with a beautiful itinerary, thoughtfully planned and executed. By nature we are adventurous travellers. In fact, I... More 

1 Thank Billy J
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

My friend and I booked two separate Nairobi excursions (Bomas of Kenya and Nairobi Day sightseeing) and we were thrilled with the service. Zippy made all the arrangements and was simply fantastic. She tailored made the excursions to meet our requirements. The prices were very reasonable. Our pick-ups were on time and we travelled in very comfortable vehicles. All the... More 

Thank Lorena D
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Certificate of Excellence awarded to Australken Tours is your first clue to the outstanding nature of this safari company. Helpful, dependable, and professional are some of the adjectives which come to my mind from my recent experience. Zippy is the real deal. She made sure everything was perfect for our trip and had a super, positive attitude. Simon our... More 

Thank Radford P
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

My boyfriend and friend had an amazing trip! Zippy, the hands on owner, helped us plan exactly how we wanted. She even met us at the airport to both greet us and say good bye. She even came to see us half way through our 2 week safari while we were back in Nairobi for the night, taking our extra... More 

1 Thank Kelly L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We have just gotten back from our 6 day safari booked with these guys and we just could not be any happier...managing to see the big five was something we had really hoped to accomplish and we would like to thank our driver Oscar for making it possible. The genuine care and professionalism displayed throughout the trip were outstanding. Food... More 

1 Thank Mickey892013
Wroclaw, Poland
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

We have been in Kenya in September 2015. Zippy was extremely helpful even before begining (she helped us with arranging visas). On the safari: Food great (important for some of you - we are vegetarian and during seven days we enjoyed everyday some new delicious food - thank you, John); Symon (the only Polish guide in Africa) - best guide... More 

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