African Flame Safaris
African Flame Safaris
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A safari and tour company that specializes in safaris in the Kruger National Park, adventures and touring in all Southern Africa.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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Gerrit H
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Brettan picked us up as early as 5 a.m. to make sure we were the first in the queue entering magnificent Kruger NP. He was very knowledgeable, entertaining and super friendly. Thanks to his eagle eyes and very good knowledge of the park, we saw a lot of animals. For every creature, he knew entertaining facts and anecdotal stories.
Thanks again for a wonderful day!
Written 26 September 2023
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Hi 119gerrith. We, at African Flame Safaris, are happy when our clients are happy. Thank you for the opportunity to serve you!
Written 27 September 2023
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Roger J
3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Bad Tour, no enthusiasm, complete BORE FEST!

Forget not seeing the animals as we all no there are no guarantees but what you do expect is a sense of adventure and enthusiasm to see the animals.

After being told by himself he was the best guide and the other guides are no good as they stick to the open gate area we went off in a completely other direction to all the other safari vehicles.

Well he must know what he’s doing, after a promising first 2 hours around, it went down hill fast.
Whilst at our first pit stops other guides had reported cheetah sightings we still went the opposite direction which soon became a snooze fest. Trees lined both sides of the roads, no sight of any other vehicles on either direction apart from the odd self-drivers but not a safari vehicle to be seen in any direction or at our lunch stop- we were all on our own with not even a slight excitement of seeing anything.

No radio was used although being told that all guides communicate with each other to say what animals had been seen and where to head to but phone or radio never used to enquire where is everyone, have you seen big cats?

Just told we have another 50km before we reach P Gate and unlikely to see anything - so just wanted to get back to our fa fabulous lodge instead - waste of money for a tour which was a half day tour.

As I say no guarantees of seeing Big Cats but at least show some enthusiasm or be seen to trying to see if we can locate them not just drive aimlessly board out of our heads on the trip and each falling asleep at different times due to a BORE FEST!
Written 15 September 2023
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I'm sorry that your experience wasn't like all our previous guests reported on Tripadvisor. The lodge you were staying requires to go North, to Phalaborwa camp, where the Elephant museum is located. The problem is that, depending on the season, the animals are not at that side of the Park. That what happened to you. As my guide was told to take you to the museum, he couldn't go to the cheetah sighting, as you said. African Flame Safaris is known as a company that mantain the vehicles in pristine condition. We pay our guides more than the average of other companies do. We care for excelence. Unfortunately, it is impossible to please everybody. I am very sorry for your bad experience, but we will keep on trying to make more rights than wrongs, as the reviews show.
Written 18 September 2023
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Demi E
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
We had an amazing day with tour guide Henk!! He was so patient with us taking pictures and told many fun facts about the animals. Even offered us blankets and water. Would definitely recommend booking with them.
Written 28 July 2023
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Thank you, Dream15767982691. All the best for our guests.
Written 29 July 2023
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Journey23437251179
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
We had an amazing safari with Henk! He is very knowledgeable and made the day a lot of fun. Kruger is beautiful and we got to see so many animals.
Written 26 May 2023
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Thank you very much, Journey23437251179. Kruger is indeed the best place on Earth!!!
Written 28 May 2023
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Aden T
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
I was able to see just about every African animal I could ever dream about seeing just in one day. Our guide was very friendly and very knowledgeable about all the different wildlife we encountered. The guide made sure to go above and beyond to ensure we had a great experience. My favourite part of the safari was when we spotted a timbavati lion, one of only 4 known to exist in the wild. I highly recommend booking a safari with this company. It was a life changing experience.
Written 20 May 2023
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You know, 368adent, it happened the same with me. Africa is a life changing experience for me, that's one of the reasons I have decided to live here. Thank you for sharing.
Written 21 May 2023
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svisker
Olten, Switzerland18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
We had the greatest day with Henk showing and explaining us everything there is to know! We saw lions, hyenas, giraffe, elephant, hippo, and many more. We could not have wished for a better guide
Written 16 May 2023
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Thank you S V for your review. We are pleased that you had a good time in the Kruger with Henk.
Written 17 May 2023
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OnAir43417890625
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Family
Henk picked us up at our place, ready to start the day at 5:15am. He was extremely knowledgeable, sharing so much information about the history of the park and its flora and fauna. There wasn’t a question he couldn’t answer!
Henk went above and beyond, even stopping on the way home to show us a pride of lions on the side of the road that had just feasted on a Cape Buffalo.
We had an amazing day that we’ll never forget!
Written 30 March 2023
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What an experience you had... It's not everyday that one can see lions feasting on a buffalo, and that outside the park!!! It is really an experience of a lifetime. Thank you for joying us on a safari!!!
Written 31 March 2023
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Vera B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
We had an amazing day exploring the Kruger National Park for a full day.

Henk picked it up early in the morning and showed us the different areas of the park. He really had a lot of knowledge about the park and the animals. Which of course comes from 28 years of experience.

And even after guiding for these many years, his fascination for the park was incredible.

Thank you for taking us on your tour!
Written 28 February 2023
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Thank you very much Vera B. Henk really loves what he does.
Written 1 March 2023
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Iiris H
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
We had an amazing day in Kruger National Park with Henk. Henk is a professional and knows a lot about animals and nature. Big recommendations for African Flame Safaris!
Written 20 February 2023
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Thank you very much, 705iirish. We apprecciate your recommendations!!!
Written 21 February 2023
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Punapanda
Oulu, Finland9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
Had a superb time with Henk on a full day safari in central Kruger. His experience really shows on explaining about the nature and different animals you see. Hope to be back some day!
Written 14 February 2023
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Thank you very much punapanda. We, at African Flame Safaris, are happy when our guests are.
Written 16 February 2023
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