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Cashan Africa Tours & Safaris

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About Cashan Africa Tours & Safaris
We conduct private and small group tours around JHB, JHB/Soweto, Apartheid museum, The Cradle of Humankind, Pretoria and the Pilanesberg. We also do overnight tours to Pilanesberg, camping or chalet and lodge venues. Group size is kept small to ensure an exclusive experience. We try to accommodate special requests as far as possible.
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Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

We spend three days at Pilanesberg Park, greatly planned by Cashan. First Penny was very accommodating when planning our holidays and then Chris was a wonderful guide, very knowledgeable and an amazing animal spotter as well. They booked for us an amazing hotel and took...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Chris G, Owner at Cashan Africa Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

Hi Luciano! Many thanks for your very kind review! It was a wonderful safari! We certainly did get some good animal sightings and the weather was ok! We had good enough weather that was not too hot also. The summer season is also known as...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019

Where to start.... throughout the time while making arrangements, Penny was incredibly accommodating as we made adjustments to our schedule. Then right from the pickup in mid-December, we felt totally at ease with Chris as our tour guide for the 3 day tour of Pilanesberg....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Chris G, Owner at Cashan Africa Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

Hello John! How nice to hear from you! Gosh what a great review and my sincere thanks for taking the time to post it! I have been pretty busy as you perhaps guessed, safaris mostly. The Pilanesberg is my abiding passion and we are very...More

Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

A really great choice to spend the day with Chris touring Johannesburg. Chris was very safe, wholly knowledgeable, engaging and funny! We covered a great deal of territory during our time together. Nice job, Chris, and look us up if you're in our area.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Chris G, Owner at Cashan Africa Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2018

Hi Trent! Gosh thank you so much for your review, it was fun day out and such a pleasure to share the day with you and your family! Jetlag notwithstanding you all seemed to cope very well! Jhb is actually a fun city over this...More

Reviewed 21 December 2018

The one day tour to Pilanesberg was one of the highlights of my trip to South Africa. Chris picked me up at 5:30 AM as planned and provided a lot of history on the drive up to Pilanesberg. I was lucky to be the only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Chris G, Owner at Cashan Africa Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2018

Hello qastudio3! Gosh many thanks for your detailed review! Your trip was a very full one and it paid off! The time we spent in the park and covering the territory was worthwhile. This park is called "The Gem'' for good reason, patience pays off...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018

I had met Chris in Johannesburg a few months earlier on a work trip, and when my wife and I were deciding between Kruger and Pilanesburg for a weekend trip the clincher was how much I had enjoyed conversations with Chris. Not only is he...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Chris G, Owner at Cashan Africa Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hi Perry! My word how kind of you! But you know, the tour with you and your family was one of the most enjoyable! Your wife is a very serious birder and has travelled widely and she has such joy and pleasure in it that...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018

My father and I had a day tour with Chris which included Soweto, Nelson Mandela's house and the Apartheid Museum. Chris is extremely knowledgeable; as a local, he witnessed parts of South African history and events, which makes his explanations all the more vivid and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Chris G, Owner at Cashan Africa Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hello LeCaraqueVert! So nice to hear from you! It was such a pleasure to meet you both and to have the chance to share parts of my city and our history. I am glad to have heard about your journey too! What a great adventure!...More

Reviewed 16 November 2018

I booked an airport transfer as well as a Pretoria and a Johannesburg tour with Cashan Africa Tours and Safaris. Unfortunately, my family and I have mixed feelings about the whole experience with this company. On the one hand, the booking process with Penny was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Penny was very helpful in planning out three day Pilanesberg tour, and Chris was a perfect guide. You should at least plan for two, better three days in Pilanesberg as you will need 2,5 hours for getting there/back and frequent game drives will increase your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Chris G, Owner at Cashan Africa Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Hello Trooper 92! Yes many thanks to you for your review, I enjoyed your safari, and especially how it unfolded, the weather, unpredictable animals and then a perfect ending with the elephants drinking so close to us! I once read that a safari 'athough initially...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018

I had a tour with Cashan Tours a few months ago while in South Africa. Last week I was back in South Africa again, and took the opportunity to do a day tour to the Cradle of Humankind. As ever, Chris was informative and has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Chris G, Owner at Cashan Africa Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi TC! Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It was very nice to see you again and to share a new aspect of Johannesburg and its surrounds! The Cradle is a wonderful space and it is also protected by its status as a...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018

Our tour to Pilanesberg was amazing. Our guide Chris picked us in our hotel on time and was very friendly telling us about the history of Johanesburg and the park. The safari was beyond our expectation and we recommend for everybody!More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris G, Owner at Cashan Africa Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Gabriel! So good to get a review from you about your safari with us! You are very kind thank you for posting your experience! The Pilanesberg is getting plenty of new leaves on the trees and the grass is greener now in the fire...More

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JessieJA
21 July 2018|
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Hello, Jessie, yes they are correct, pick up and drop off from your hotel bnb etc. We provide a light safari style breakfast en route, muffins, fruit juice, tea or coffee and rusks also yogurts plain and fruit. Lunch is for... More
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Sandra S
24 May 2017|
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Hi Sandra, I would suggest you go to the Cradle of Humankind for the afternoon or do the Maboneng market in Johannesburg. The Lesedi Cultural village only has their tour starting at 4pm so I think you would not get to the... More
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Maccy777
4 April 2015|
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Hi Maccy, Sorry my answer never got posted! The sunday markets are open even on Holiday weekends, especially Arts on Main and The Sheds at 1Fox street. Great food and music so always worth a look.
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