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Address: Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
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+27 41 368 9008
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Umzantsi Afrika Tours (Est.2002)operates out of the coastal city of Port...

Umzantsi Afrika Tours (Est.2002)operates out of the coastal city of Port Elizabeth, South Africa - well known for its golden sandy beaches, abundance of game and safari parks and cultural heritage of the local San, Khoi-Khoi and Xhosa clans. This area is synonymous with the colonialisation of the Eastern Cape and the arrival of the 1820 British Settlers. Port Elizabeth lies at the top of the Garden Route and has easy travel routes by road to Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and into the Karoo. Our tour company can provide you with day tours, tours especially designed to meet your needs and also short trips for cruises docking in our harbour. We offer a particularly personal experience and will be as flexible as possible to make your holiday a special one. We pride ourselves on customer satisfaction and, most of all, creating holidays that make memories. Contact us through the website, email or via telephone and find out what makes us different. We look forward to hearing from you.Lyn and Peter

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Cape Town and Garden Route

We had a fabulous holiday in and around the Cape. We spent 4 days in Cape town and stayed at the Table Bay hotel. A very large and busy hotel, excellent facilities and excellent... read more

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Reviewed 10 November 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

We had a fabulous holiday in and around the Cape. We spent 4 days in Cape town and stayed at the Table Bay hotel. A very large and busy hotel, excellent facilities and excellent location as we could enjoy the waterfront easily Highlights were visiting Robben Island, climbing Lion;s head, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, half day tour of the peninsula, and... More 

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Lyn H, Owner at Umzantsi Afrika Tours, responded to this review

Dear Rekha My apologies for only responding now. This was totally overlooked. I normally get a notification. Thank you so much for your review and we are so happy that you and your family enjoyed your holiday here in our beautiful country. Peter also had a great time with you all. Do go well and hope to see you again... More 

Newcastle Australia
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

After a two hour delay due to Immigration processes, we finally got on the bus. The tour to the St. Lucia wetlands was restricted to 20 minutes, but our guide managed to show us hippos, crocodile nests, birds and a bull shark following the boat. Then to a nature reserve and on to Cape Vidal. Fantastic! After a late start... More 

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Lyn H, Owner at Umzantsi Afrika Tours, responded to this review

Dear David and Maree So happy to hear you enjoyed your tour in Richards Bay and thank you for the review. We would be pleased to be able to assist you when you visit our country again. It is always difficult for the tourist guide when arrangements go wrong and I was glad to hear he managed to compromise. Thank... More 

Kamloops, Canada
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

I was travelling with my adult son, who has a keen interest in politics and history. In between the end of the Garden Route tour and flying to Durban, we had an afternoon to kill, so arranged for Lyn to give us a half-day tour of Port Elizabeth. She promptly met us at our hotel in a well-maintained, comfortable vehicle.... More 

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Lyn H, Owner at Umzantsi Afrika Tours, responded to this review

Dear Heather Thank you for this lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and your son and his enthusiasm and interest in our politics was very refreshing. I am glad that our politician had the time to meet quickly with us at such short notice. Hope you see you sometime in the future when you are able to... More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

The drive through the National Park in a large bus with no airconditioning and no lunch stop was very ordinary. knowledgeable guide and commentary would have been helpful. The river cruise to see the hippos was good although was cut short by two hours due to the slow immigration process.

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Lyn H, Owner at Umzantsi Afrika Tours, responded to this review

So sorry to hear about the delay with immigration which was the cause of the shortened tour which meant the cruise was too short. The air conditioner failure was beyond our control unfortunately. Glad to hear you enjoyed what you experienced on the short cruise and the game reserve. Thank you for your review. Best wishes Lyn Haller More 

Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

well run game park suitable for all ages ,we had a large group I believe everyone came away happy with the adventure.

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Lyn H, Owner at Umzantsi Afrika Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you all enjoyed your tour. Thank you for booking with Umzantsi Afrika Tours and hopefully we will meet again sometime in the future. Best wishes Lyn Haller More 

brisbane Australia
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

Very professional, saw lots of animals with great guide. Fabulous traditional BBQ lunch with free flowing drinks.

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Lyn H, Owner at Umzantsi Afrika Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. Glad you were happy with the choice of meal we arranged for you. Always a good viewing at Schotia Game Reserve. Go well and hopefully Umzantsi Afrika Tours will meet up with you again sometime in the future. Best wishes Lyn Haller More 

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Reviewed 25 February 2016

As the organizer of 3 independent tours booked through Lyn at Umzantsi Africa tours, I would like to say a big thank you from all of us from the Sun Princess, for 3 very different tours. Two were organized by Lyn but delivered by operators in other cities, the third delivered by Umzantsi Africa Tours. We visited St Lucia Wetlands... More 

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Lyn H, Owner at Umzantsi Afrika Tours, responded to this review

Dear Kaye I am so happy that all worked out well for the group at the various ports. It was wonderful to meet you and the other folk whom I had corresponded with when in Port Elizabeth. The short time I had with everyone was great. A lovely group of people. Go well and thank you for all your coordinating... More 

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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Lyn is excellent organiser, planner and very meticulous. She took personal care that we were comfortable through out the six days that we were in and around the cape. Exceedingly well organized trip. Well done.

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Lyn H, Owner at Umzantsi Afrika Tours, responded to this review

Dear Rajeel, Thank you for your review. I am thrilled that all went well and that you enjoyed your tour in South Africa. Hope you visit again soon. Go well and best wishes Lyn More 

Penarth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

Our 3 and a bit week road trip was CapeTown, Franschoek, Garden Route, Karoo, Paarl and back to CT. I worked closely with Lyn planning the route, stops and accommodation and her communication was excellent. We were in regular contact regarding changes, tweaks to the itinerary and she had some excellent suggestions for alternative destinations. The result was that all... More 

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Lyn H, Manager at Umzantsi Afrika Tours, responded to this review

Dear Patrick Thank you for your review. So glad you all enjoyed yourselves. The guide, Peter Haller, also enjoyed having you all on tour. Said it was great fun! Hope to see you all in South Africa again soon. Go well and take care More 

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Reviewed 30 May 2015

There wasn't many reviews for Umzantsi and was risky booking from New Zealand so decided to write a detailed review. Booked and paid in advance for the pre-set 3 Day Elephant Package Tour. Day 1: Picked up from hotel and taken to Addo Elephant National Park. The park was amazing and got to see plenty of Elephants and other animals.... More 

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Lyn H, Manager at Umzantsi Afrika Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your detailed review. So glad you enjoyed yourselves. This is my special tour and was sorry to miss it but happy that Deon made the tour so successful. Thank you and go well. Lyn Haller More 

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