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The Other Animals Safaris

#5 of 16 Outdoor Activities in Hazyview Features Animals
131 Gompou Crescent, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
+27 79 697 0442
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The BEST!

Frank led our group of 6 on safari in Kruger park... and we had the most spectacular time! Frank... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hillary R
via mobile
This Company is Amazing!!!

When we decided to make reservations for activities in South Africa we chose The Other Animals... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
shorebum
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Hatboro, Pennsylvania
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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131 Gompou Crescent, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
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+27 79 697 0442
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frank led our group of 6 on safari in Kruger park... and we had the most spectacular time! Frank was unbelievably knowledgeable, friendly, funny and went out of his way to ensure we had the best Safari experience. We saw lots of lions, tons of...More

Thank Hillary R
Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Hillary, we are really happy you and your travel companions had a good time and sincerely hope the rest of your trip was as enjoyable.

Reviewed 15 April 2017

When we decided to make reservations for activities in South Africa we chose The Other Animals Safaris because of the reviews we read online. I emailed Frank and Di and the rest is history! They organized transportation to and from Tambo Airport, multiple safaris, a...More

Thank shorebum
Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and effort to share your experience with us. A small business like ours thrives on these reviews and makes us all very happy to hear that our guests left us with great memories. Our guides are all experienced, knowledgeable...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

I can honestly say that this is one of the best tour operators I have ever been in contact with! Dianne was so friendly and very helpful when it came to booking the package that suited us best, which ended up being a 3-night safari...More

Thank Tiina V
Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Tina for your review. We were indeed very lucky to see what we did - Mother Nature must like you :-) Di really enjoyed working with you right from the start so all round it was a fun time for us in your company.

Reviewed 26 March 2017

My wife and I plus my mother-in-law, two sons, my daughter-in-law and her sister and fiance (yes that's 8 of us!) have just returned from a wonderful four night safari in the Kruger National Park arranged by The Other Animals Safaris. Frank and Armand Grobler...More

Thank Eckhardtk2013
Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Eckart - it was great having some of my country men and women on safari. Armand and myself had a fun time and we were very impressed with the relatively calm reaction to the huge spider which marched across the dinner table. Although it...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

We booked a whole-day Safari with 'The other animal Safari' in February. It was a very great experience! Together with our guide, Sam, we could see all of the Big Five - even before Lunch! The guides were connected by radio and passed on when...More

Thank heika137
Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We are so glad you enjoyed Sam. We are so lucky that such an experienced, dedicated guide has decided to join our team. Watch this space for more reviews for Sam The Man :-)

Reviewed 6 February 2017

Don't miss a safari with Frank - we had a wonderful time and enjoyed it all the more because of the knowledge and experience of our guide. We saw so much in only one day and wished we could have spent longer.

Thank LKJ1
Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks guys - glad you enjoyed it. Next time you come, book a couple of extra excursions and meet our new permanent guide - Sam. He is totally the best

Reviewed 16 January 2017

- This is an open-vehicle safari. The car is brand new and very comfortable for the activity, sun or rain (we got both) it has a maximum comfort, warm rain-proof ponchos are provided, in a hot day the wind of the open vehicle is refreshing....More

Thank LiubaAlexandre
Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

I had a very interesting safari with Liuba and Alex and learnt a lot about their respective countries. Thank you so much guys for the very comprehensive review - it really means a lot to know that our guests who come so far to visit...More

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Frank goes the extra mile to make sure you experience the true essence of the Kruger. A brilliant guide, steeped in knowledge about the flora and fauna. He has a keen eye for spotting those elusive animals! We did 1 and a half day safaris....More

Thank cheshirecat386
Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

I am so lucky - you are the second lady who has been on numerous safaris without seeing a leopard and got to see one within hours of the safari starting. I could hardly believe it myself. It is truly a magnificent feeling to be...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

This was an absolutely amazing safari only made better with Frank as our guide. We spent 3 days in Kruger park. Frank is a fantastic guide, great fun and his love of the park and its animals is contagious. He ensured we had a unique...More

Thank KWat981
Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks Karen, even though you brought the cold weather in the middle of summer :-) I had a fantastic time with you ladies. I am so glad you got to meet Di when she brought me my jacket and saved me from freezing to death....More

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We had the privilege of having Frank as our guide on 3 different safaris. His patience, knowledge & enthusiasm ensured each trip was truly special. He was happy to stop for pictures, take detours and make other adjustments. While he is already a mini-legend in...More

Thank Mayurathan S
Frank_Watts, Owner at The Other Animals Safaris, responded to this review

I will always remember your kindness - I had a truly great evening with you guys at the lodge where you were staying and it was really refreshing to be with people who enjoyed the other creatures as much as the so called Big 5....More

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