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Alan Tours

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5 Albatros Crescent, Port Elizabeth 6011, South Africa
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Unforgettable experience!

After having read the great reviews on trip advisor I decided to book a full day Addo trip with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
OJTS33
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BRISTOL
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Lion, Lion, Lion!

No, I didn't see any lions on the day of my tour with Alan Tours, despite our little group's chant... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mikkaau
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Alan Tours, based in the fun filled, coastal Holiday City of Port Elizabeth on the Sunshine Coast in the Eastern Cape is proud to promote South Africa, home to the Big 5 and Big 7 Safaris! A land with a unique natural, cultural and historical diversity, unsurpassed in the modern world today.
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5 Albatros Crescent, Port Elizabeth 6011, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After having read the great reviews on trip advisor I decided to book a full day Addo trip with elephant ride with Alan tours. It was a totally unforgettable day-magical. Alan is so knowledgable and gave us history & insights along the way. We had...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No, I didn't see any lions on the day of my tour with Alan Tours, despite our little group's chant in an effort to make them appear, but a tremendous day was had nevertheless. My first dealings with Alan Tours was via email through Angelika,...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mikkaau, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write such a lovely, descriptive review. Trip Advisor is such a powerful medium and we are more than grateful for every positive response we can get. Thank you. I can still hear the ringing...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I booked a half day tour of Addo Elephant National Park with Alan Tours and we had a wonderful experience. Alan picked us up from our hotel, drove us to the park, and gave us a fantastic tour. He knows the park...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thinking of doing a self-drive tour through Addo? Don’t do it! Book Alan tours. TLDR; Alan is, simply put, a phenomenal tour guide: he deeply and intuitively understands and cares about nature and, in particular, the amazing herbivores and carnivores which call Addo home. We...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Transformative experience, Thank you so much for such a lovely, warm and positive review. I have over many years been motivated by a need to try and awaken a better understanding of nature and the wildlife living within the boundaries of these ecosystems and...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I traveled from Canada to such an incredible country!! I booked our tour before leaving and Angelika,was awesome throughout the booking process!! Our tour guide,Malcom picked us from our accommodation right on time :-))He is an incredible wealth of knowledge and as...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Wow, Thank you so much for such a lovely positive review, we, especially Malcolm appreciates your time and trouble, he is indeed a dedicated and passionate wildlife guide and mentioned your passion for all forms of life, commenting on the fact that he had...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a Addo guide; please don’t look any further and book your tot with Alan Tours. I was browsing the internet how to visit the Addo elephant parc, and doubted between driving myself or go with a organized guide. A person...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi mkcaribean-traveler, Thank you so much for such a wonderful, positive review, really appreciate your time and trouble. What a wonderful day we had, everyone in the tour vehicle got on just fine and the weather played along nicely. The morning was hot and drenched...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We booked a one-day "Big 7" tour with Alan Tours. Alan picked us up at our accommodation (next door but one to his house in Seaview!) and delivered us to the port for our morning boat trip, provided by Raggy Charters. Alan met us off...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi Nick186466, Thank you for the time and trouble you have taken to post such a wonderful review of your experience on your Big 7 safari with Alan Tours. These reviews are so important to us and we appreciate everyone we get. Thank you for...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I sat up front and Alan was taking pictures and with his body turned, my view was limited. He did not offer any to us free or for sale. Lunch was good. He would not let people eat in his truck because he didn't want...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Dear Nothomemuch, Thank you for your review, much appreciated. I, we all take pictures while out on tour, it is a part of our commitment to you our guests to collect a montage of the pictures on any particular day and assuming that we have...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Since we are traveling on a cruise ship we booked many tours ahead of time online. From the start of our communication with Alan Tours all aspects have been handled with professional friendliness and attention to detail. Waiting for us as we left the ship...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Dear NewJerseyNomad, What a wonderful review. Thank you for firstly booking your tour with Alan Tours and secondly for posting such a wonderfully positive review of the time we spent together. I would like to mention here that guiding is a two way street. I...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

When you book on the internet and are arriving by ship there is always the concern 'Are they going to be there?' With Alan Tours once booked you just don't have to worry. They will be there as they are an extremely professional organization. We...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi KeithY651, Wow! wonderful. Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write such a glowing review of the time we spent together. It was a delight to hear your views on business and the promotion of business, your keen eye for...More

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Carol1217
20 February 2016|
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Hi Carol, many thanks for your valuable enquiry and apologies for the delay in getting back to you but I have been on an extended overnight tour for the last few days. As much as I would like to give you the information you... More
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vipw27
14 November 2015|
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Good day to you. Thank you for your valuable enquiry. Yes, it is indeed quite feasible to do a trip to Addo from the Port Elizabeth harbour and return in time. We do many such trips for the Cruise ships during our summer... More
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Ruioo
18 March 2015|
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Hi, Thank you for your question through Trip Advisor. The wild coast is a truly authentic destination on our East coast and one should consider doing a three to four day trip to this area as there is so much to do and see... More
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