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Address: 7708, South Africa
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+27 21 683 7826
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
Sat 09:00 - 12:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Jenman African Safaris is one of the leading safari travel operators in...

Jenman African Safaris is one of the leading safari travel operators in Southern Africa, East Africa and Madagascar. We are based in Cape Town, South Africa with operational offices in Tanzania, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Madagascar. Over 20 years of experience as well as profound knowledge and expertise distinguishes Jenman African Safaris from others. Join us for your African safari of a lifetime!

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Explore - Namib Lodge Safari, Namibia (12 Days)

Tour Guide : Louis Lock Louis Lock made this gruelling adventure an experience to remember, I don’t think I could have made it to the end without his care, expertise in his... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
KayE3
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London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tour Guide : Louis Lock Louis Lock made this gruelling adventure an experience to remember, I don’t think I could have made it to the end without his care, expertise in his subject matter (be it about, the land, the people, the animals/birds/reptiles, the night sky and I am sure the list can go on…………) and his absolute willingness to... More 

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Frauenfeld, Switzerland
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

First of all, many thanks to our great Guide, Louis Lock, who made every effort to make our trip a very special one. He has an extensive knowledge about everything: flora, fauna, geography, history… - very impressive. Moreover, he is very friendly, committed and motivating. Also thanks a lot to Brilliant, who is a very good driver and made us... More 

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JenmanSafaris, Manager at Jenman African Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Bettina, Thank you for taking the time to review your World in One Country tour with Jenman Safaris. It is great to hear that both Luis and Brilliant were able to make your experience both comfortable and enjoyable and we will certainly pass this information onto them. It sounds like you had a very multinational group which always brings... More 

Blue Mountains, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

WOW What an experience!!! From the National Parks to the unique accommodation you really to see, feel and breath Sth Africa. Our guide Louis Lock was fantastic his knowledge of his country was exceptional . He kept us informed every inch of the way on the animals, the flora and fauna and landscapes. On many occasions Louis went above the... More 

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JenmanSafaris, Manager at Jenman African Safaris, responded to this review

Hi HallsatSpringwood, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience World in One Country tour with Jenman Safaris. It is always great to hear such positive feedback about our guides and drivers so we will ensure that Louis and Brilliant are passed on your review. We hope that you have many memories of the trip that you will... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This tour was incredible! We had an excellent group which made the experience for sure. Our tour guide, Louis Locke, is very knowledgeable and has a keen interest in flora and fauna which pleased me tremendously. Our driver Brilliant was as he is named, very kind and a great driver. As I have never done a tour before, I can't... More 

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2 Thank Jaya N
JenmanSafaris, Manager at Jenman African Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Jaya, Thank you for taking the time to review your World in One Country experience with Jenman African Safaris. Having a group which is able to bond quickly certainly makes for a more enjoyable overall experience especially as yours was over the Christmas period, it sounds like your group made their own comfortable and enjoyable family dynamic. We always... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

As part of our honeymoon we booked a 7 day Safari & Garden Route tour with Jenman Safari (Port Elizabeth - Cape Town). Our guide, Louis Lock, was phenomenal! He was very attentive to our entire group's needs/wants, provided us with tons of information on the animals and the landscapes that we saw throughout our tour. New Years Eve was... More 

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JenmanSafaris, Manager at Jenman African Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Karenmcd78, Thank you for taking the time to review your 7-day Safari & Garden Route tour with Jenman Safari. We are glad that Louis was able to adapt your tour to your groups needs and give you both an informative and entertaining experience. It sounds like you’re your New Year’s Eve for 2017 will be one to remember! It... More 

Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

My husband and I were part of the subject tour in Sept/Oct. The reason I have not posted my review earlier is that I wanted to give Jenman the opportunity to respond to our feedback form or, email to them upon our return, however, as they have not responded I am posting my comments for other travellers. This is the... More 

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JenmanSafaris, Manager at Jenman African Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Pearlgirl01 Thank you for taking the time to share your review regarding your recent trip on our Botswana Wildlife Breakaway Tour. Firstly, we are pleased that the overall experience was enjoyable and that you left the tour with lasting positive memories. Furthermore, we are happy to know that the accommodation and meals were to your liking and that you... More 

Lyon
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I had an incredible journey touring Namibia with a Jenman tour, in spite of an old broken down truck. There may be negative things to say about Jenman, but they do have excellent operations, will immediately react if something does not go according to plan/schedule.

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JenmanSafaris, Manager at Jenman African Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Corinne Thank you for taking the time to share your recent review with us. We are so happy that your trip was so enjoyable. We hope that you made many wonderful memories during your time with us. Thank you for recognising the efforts of our operations department. Unfortunately, when on safari in rural Africa, things do not always go... More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

At my request they organised a two weeks circuit from Johannesburg to Zimbabwe and then to Botswana. They advised me the lodges, planified the internal flights, the transfers and all went smoothly ! During my stay they kept in contact to verify if everything went well ! An excellent service with cordial consultants. For now I travelled twice with them... More 

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JenmanSafaris, Manager at Jenman African Safaris, responded to this review

Hi mbo63 Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review regarding your recent trip. We are thrilled to know that the pre-tour organisation, as well as the trip, were so successful. We hope you made many lasting memories along the way that you will cherish for years to come. We greatly appreciate you recognising the efforts... More 

Tumbi Umbi, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I have joined trip advisor especially to write this review and am writing belatedly as it seems we had similar experiences to others and we have had no feedback from Jenman from our survey nor our problems with vehicle An apology??? A representative meeting us on last day??? In Capetown we met a couple who had just completed southern trip... More 

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JenmanSafaris, Manager at Jenman African Safaris, responded to this review

Hi Toowoon Thank you for taking the time to share your review regarding your recent tour with Jenman African Safaris. Regarding the lack of response from your tour survey, we are still currently going through this season’s tour questionnaires. I am sure you will contacted by a Jenman representative soon who will be able to elaborate even further on the... More 

Zemst, Belgium
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

In a nutshell: nice tour, very good driver, very bad guide, but very good local guides. The lodges were very good, some on amazing places., Jenman is not taking the travellers always seious. The first day our car was broken and we had to push it and our guide didn't show up because he had a personal situation. The description... More 

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JenmanSafaris, Manager at Jenman African Safaris, responded to this review

Hi rvolont Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are pleased to know that the overall experience of your tour was enjoyable. We greatly appreciate you being so detailed orientated and pointing out very clearly what you did not enjoy on the tour. We pride ourselves on our safari vehicles and our guides, and... More 

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