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Heartbeats of Africa

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Magnificent! The best personalized tour guide you could ever wish for!

Looking to do something off the beaten track that's environmentally conscientious and eco and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Meredith Z
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brooklyn, ny
Very good

Had a beautiful experience seeing elephant, zebra, wilderbeast, warthogs and many more! Driver... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Kody D
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We are a trusted ethical Tour Company and Volunteer Agency, consisting of true conservationists, which will give you honest, educational, affordable and life changing adventures with the projects we trust and tours we offer.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking to do something off the beaten track that's environmentally conscientious and eco and animal friendly and also wonderfully exciting with someone who knows the ins and outs of all the best places to go and see? Look no further! Hendre is the most amazing,...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Had a beautiful experience seeing elephant, zebra, wilderbeast, warthogs and many more! Driver Hendre was delightful and filled with knowledge. Pick up and drop off at our hotel was all included in the price. Lunch was also included and was very nice despite much being...More

1  Thank Kody D
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hendrevanrooyen, Owner at Heartbeats of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Hi Kody, thank you for the kind words, much appreciated. Next time we do a full day and bring your music with again!!!!Hehehe

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

I have just returned from a 10 day tour with Heatbeats of Africa. This trip exceeded all expectations in every aspect, accommodation, activities, trips, food, I could not have asked for more. Heartbeats of Africa are proud supporters of conservation by conducting ethical tours and...More

2  Thank Lyn_Brighton_UK
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hendrevanrooyen, Owner at Heartbeats of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Hi Lyn, Thank you so much for the kind words. We are so glad you liked the tour and we are glad the tour met up with your expectations. We cant wait to see you soon again. Kindest regards Hendre & Bee

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We travelled with HBOA and had Hendre as our guide. The customised tour was awesome! Hendre was fun, knowledgable and professional with some bad jokes thrown in just to mix it up! Would definitely recommend booking a tour and traveling with Heartbeats of Africa!

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hendrevanrooyen, Owner at Heartbeats of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hi there, Thank you so much for the kind words. We love to see happy faces and comments after our tours. Hope to see you soon again. Kindest regards Hendre

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Custom tours made to suit you. Couldn't have asked for a better 3 days. Friendly, informative, fantastic

2  Thank Tanya M
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hendrevanrooyen, Owner at Heartbeats of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hi Tanya, It was awesome to see you again. You Australians were awesome. Thank you for having such a lovely time with HBOA and to write about it. Your kind words are much appreciated. Hope we see you soon again. Kindest regards Hendre

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We can truly recommend HBOA! Bee and Hendre are wonderful people and love what they do! The tours are well organized and their knowledge of african wildlife is amazing. But what is most important, they have found an excellent way to offer ethical tours where...More

2  Thank MaggieFly
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hendrevanrooyen, Owner at Heartbeats of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Hi Maggie, Thank you so much, we strive to do the best we can to promote and conduct ethical tours. Thank you for your kind words. Kindest regards from warm and sunny Africa. Hendre & Bee

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We booked a day Trip with Hendre from heartbeatsofafrica and were satisfied to the fullest! Started the day with a stop at a bakery to get breakfast, drinks and snacks for the day. Stopped at the Monkey Sanctuary where you can walk freely with ex...More

2  Thank Maigus
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hendrevanrooyen, Owner at Heartbeats of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Hi there, We are so glad you had an amazing time, and again thank you for the kind words. We are glad that you are supporting ethical tourism and the world needs more people like you. Kindest regards from warm Africa Hendre

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

I can honestly say that you won't find a more knowledgable guide than Hendre. On our trip to Pilanesberg National Park he knows where all the animals hide out and you won't be disappointed. The scenery is breathtaking and you can get so close to...More

2  Thank Lyn_Brighton_UK
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Hendre succeeded to offer us one of our highlights during our stay in Jo'burg. We even thought the nature and different animal experiences were greater than famous Kruger park...Hendre is such a kind, experienced and helping guide. He picked us up in Jo'burg and stopped...More

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Management response:Responded 22 February 2017

Hi Lieke, thank you so much for your kind words, much appreciated. Hope we see you soon on your next trip to South Africa. Kindest Regards from warm and sunny South Africa

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

It was so wonderfull to see all the animals and hendre was a great guide.He showed us the best places in the Pilanesberg National Park and spotted all the animals 🐆. We loce to come back and do the next tour with him 😃

1  Thank Jknest
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Management response:Responded 22 February 2017

Hi Justin, Thank you for your kind words. We had a great day with you and the rest of your group. have a great day, Kindest regards

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Hi there. How are you? To what entrance fee are you referring? (If I know, then I can tell you) Which place do you have in mind?
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