BEST family vacation we have ever taken

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I wanted to thank you for all of the time and effort you put into our first trip to South Africa. It was PERFECT in every way!!! We had a great time in Cape Town and our guide Clinton did a superb job. He was a joy to travel with as he is very smart, witty and well versed in the history of South Africa. We enjoyed all of the sightseeing and with the help of Clinton had an extraordinary day of wine tasting!!

Nothing could have prepared us for the next 7 days of our safari !!!! We were mesmerized at the sights and sounds of the beautiful animals in their natural habitats.

Our stay and Phinda Rock Lodge was really quite memorable. I have to say that Clive and Pat our guide and tracker were awesome. Clive was a very knowledgeable guide with a great personality!! He and the staff at Phinda really went the extra mile for us and I we can’t thank them enough.

Kirkman’s Kamp was quite nice. The lodge is very quaint and our guide Gareth was top notch. Our final leg of the tour was Ngala and once again this lodge and its team did not disappoint. Steve was our guide and he was so knowledgeable about both the animals and birds. My husband is really into birds so it was “icing on the cake”!!!

The &Beyond lodges are really quite beautifully appointed and most importantly the staff are so engaging, knowledgeable and hospitable that it would really be hard not to have the time of your life!!!! Our kids said it was the BEST family vacation we have ever taken and David was so impressed he is already thinking about planning a trip to Tanzania.

Kudos to you Anika as you made it all happen.

Thanks again


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