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Meerkat Magic

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Scenic Cape Route 62, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
+27 44 272 3077
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Well worth the experience

A thoroughly enjoyable few hours and worth an early rise and layers of warm cloths. Well organised... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Emanpee
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Sydney, Australia
Don't Miss this Experience!!!

This is an incredible experience and worth every cent. We woke up at 4:30 am to go on the Meerkat... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Retired_teacher_56
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Dwight, Canada
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Scenic Cape Route 62, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

A thoroughly enjoyable few hours and worth an early rise and layers of warm cloths. Well organised and numbers at the location are managed well - our convoy of cars was split in two to avoid overcrowding with the other group at a nearby but...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This is an incredible experience and worth every cent. We woke up at 4:30 am to go on the Meerkat tour. Devie has been researching meerkats for 10 years. He is known as the Meerkat whisperer. The Meerkat families are so used to him that...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

An early morning start which is worth it to listen to the experts and understand how false some documentaries are. Of course the meerkats are cute.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Did not want to wake up for this tour.it was cold that morning and I was hungry. We were provided with blankets and coffee before departure.the weather was awful and overcast.the guide warned us that we may not see anything.we got to the site and...More

1  Thank B2612QVjaneth
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Don't miss this tour. It's so loveley and sweet to see tis little animals.and how they life. You got a lot of background information from the gids.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We had to scrape the ice off the car windscreen on a really cold morning yesterday before embarking this trip. So worth it though! We were met by our guides who took us a short way to the viewing area. Hot drinks, biscuits and blankets...More

Thank Sue B
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We left at dawn when it was 0 degrees to sit outside and wait for the meekats to get up .The guide was very knowledgeable and fun . He spoke for nearly 2 hours. We were lucky the meerkats appeared after about 40 minutes ....More

1  Thank mark w
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

My wife and I were the only people on the tour on a freezing June morning but it was well the effort. Sat and watched a family of five meerkats for a couple of hours. As it was cold and cloudy the meerkats took their...More

Thank Colin N
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Oh they just melted my heart. You have to walk to whatever burrow the Meerkats decide to use that night, and carry a foldup chair. Once there you sit and wait until the Meerkats decide it is time to get up. Then they sun themselves...More

2  Thank maureend105
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing opportunity to see and learn about these amazing creatures. We were assured that we would see the meerkats, we had to wait longer (probably up to an hour) than expected before they appeared, but they did appear in abundance. We were...More

2  Thank ew25
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AnoushkaB
1 April 2018|
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Response from B2612QVjaneth | Reviewed this property |
ABsolutely imperative to make reservations well in advance as this is a popular tour. Be patient on the tour you will see the mats.mthey take a while to come out but the guide was fantastic giving history which helped the... More
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Marlene D
30 July 2017|
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Response from ew25 | Reviewed this property |
Via their website, google meerkat adventures
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2 November 2016|
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Response from Marie H | Reviewed this property |
Phone or WhatsApp Devey on 0847729678. He's very helpful! He is fully booked for 3 months ahead so Good Luck!
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