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Olifants River Safaris Day Trips

#2 of 8 things to do in Phalaborwa Features Animals
Farm Shiela, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
+27 82 889 4797
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Boat cruise on Blyde River Canyon

Absolutely beautiful. Well worth a visit. Easy to find. Great value for money. Friendly people... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Frankfurt, Germany
via mobile
Great spot

we regular visitors to Leons place , always good foord and service, Wednesday speacials include the... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Limpopo Province, South Africa
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5 Apr 2017
“Boat cruise on Blyde River Canyon”
14 Feb 2017
“Great spot”
Farm Shiela, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
+27 82 889 4797
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Well worth a visit. Easy to find. Great value for money. Friendly people. Very informative. Wonderful scenery. A 9 out of 10.

Thank pam071061
Reviewed 14 February 2017

we regular visitors to Leons place , always good foord and service, Wednesday speacials include the boat sundowner trip , good family event to see some wild life . Guids have good knowledge on wildlife and birdlife

Thank mikeowen462
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the River Safari with Hennie what a great tour guide.He picked us up at our hotel and drove us to the river. He was explaining all the time about all the animals. What a great day!!!

Thank Veridiana E
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The boat trip was interesting but mainly because of a tour guide who had accompanied some Dutch tourists. The seating on board could be better arranged.

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the wildlife including a large number of birds that we saw. He was very patient and thorough in finding all sorts of mammals and reptiles we never would have seen without his expertise. The meal afterwards was also very...More

1  Thank hendryrd
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

What a disappointment! Bad food, no drinks, no snacks, no vegetables, no dessert. Absolute waste of time and money and would be embarrassed to take a visitor , local or foreign, on this floating Castle Lager barge. Rip off!

Thank 126paulz
Reviewed 13 June 2016

When you go to the Oliphants for the first time it is sooooooooo exciting ... but you can only do the boat trip once. It is a long trip down the river and can get extremely hot - or very windy. There are times that...More

Thank 204sherylv
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

What a pleasant day trip if you are on your way to the Kruger Park or if you are staying in the park for a length of time. We gently cruised down the river seeing Eagles, Waterbuck and Hippos. We enjoyed an excellent lunch onboard,...More

Thank Elsabe B
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great place to visit for a relaxed afternoon / evening meal - watching the wild across the Olifants river

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Poor experience. Nothing much to see. The crocs and hippos change river side when the boat gets close so without a huge lense you wont see anything. Everything is slow. The boat itself and no comment from the staff to entertain. At the end nobody...More

3  Thank Audrey G
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