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Alan Tours

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5 Albatros Crescent, Port Elizabeth 6011, South Africa
+27 41 378 1486
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I live in the UK and booked this prior to my visit. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Muireann6
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We recently returned to Port Elizabeth and after our favourable experience using Alan Tours in May... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pesaro2
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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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 3 days ago via mobile

I live in the UK and booked this prior to my visit. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. As for Alan we couldn't have wished for a better guide he is so knowable and fun to be with which made our experience awesome.

Thank Muireann6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently returned to Port Elizabeth and after our favourable experience using Alan Tours in May 2016 we decided to rebook the half day Addo tour with Alan Tours this year. Again we were not disappointed. We thoroughly enjoyed our second trip to Addo. Alan...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kathy, Francesco, Thank you so much for your kind words, your continued support and for taking the time to post such a favourable review on Tripadvisor. Angelika and I enjoyed your company and catching up over lunch. We hope the rest of your stay...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience with Alan Tours. He was on time, picked us up at our hotel, and we had a great time in the park. He was knowledgeable, safe and so much fun. Highly recommended.More

Thank Tracey L
wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tracey, family and friends, Thank you so much for the wonderful review, every review is immensely important to us and we appreciate the time and trouble you went to, to post this positive commentary. I really enjoyed your company and the little girls were...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have just returned from a month touring S.Africa, and to end our tour I booked an elephant tour to Addo with Alan Tours,being impressed with the numerous favourable reviews and I was not disappointed. From booking the tour Angelika was very...More

Thank 605Sue
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We did a tour with Alan at the end of June to Addo. He is a very rude and obnoxious person. When asked if he can stop for photo's we wanted to take he would always hurry us with we have to move along. When...More

Thank Debbie B
wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Hi, thank you firstly for your support for Alan Tours and secondly for your trip Advisor review. I am of course saddened by the negative response to what in retrospect was a wonderful day on the Big 7 tour you and your partner booked with...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

we spent a whole day with Alan in the Addo elephant park. It was a marvellous experience, Alan knows everything about the animals, their habits, the right place to be so that you can easily watch them. You can go in the park by yourself...More

Thank Emmanuel G
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We were a full day on safari in Addo Elephant National Park. Alan Fogarty is a very experienced guide. He knows the good locations to spot many animals and his knowledge of fauna is brillant. I was fascinated by the views of all different aminals...More

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Dear Flemish family, Thank you so much for the wonderful review on Tripadvisor, as you will know this is a very powerful marketing platform and your contribution is very welcome, thank you. I had a wonderful day spent with all of you, such a polite...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We booked the original big 7 tour. Our morning started out with a boat trip out to Algoa Bay and St Croix island. We saw dolphins / penguins / and the Southern Right whales. Everything was up close and amazing. Our lunch was at the...More

Thank Katie H
wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi Katie H. Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write a wonderfully positive Trip Advisor review, much appreciated. Alan Tours prides itself on having pioneered a number of tours in and around Port Elizabeth including the Original Big 7 Safari...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We opted for a 5 day package. The package is brilliant value since it includes your accommodation in Port Elizabeth. We enjoyed 5 days exploring the region. Visited Addo, explored the Garden Route, rode an elephant, visited the Valley of the Babboons, Monkeyland, Birds of...More

Thank scifineils
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My husband and I booked a private Garden Route Tour with Alan Tours and it was hands down the best experience of our whole trip. Not only is Alan a wonderful person but he knew so much about the area and about South Africa in...More

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Carol1217
21 February 2016|
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Response from wildguide | Property representative |
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
19 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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