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“Fun-filled sunrise!”
Review of Meerkat Magic

Meerkat Magic
Ranked #8 of 32 things to do in Oudtshoorn
Certificate of Excellence
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fun-filled sunrise!”
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed this experience. Our guide was really knowledgeable and took some great photos for us, which he emailed the same day. The experience of seeing the meerkats popping out of their burrow was one we will never forget and we were not rushed at all. However, this missed a five star rating because, compared to other experiences in South Africa, it seemed very expensive. I wouldn;t have missed it though. Fab!

Visited July 2014
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level 5 Contributor
97 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Very enjoyable meerkats sadly guide is an insufferable bore.”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Worth the early start and the bizarre experience of driving from one hotel in convoy with ten other cars (why is there no bus?!). Quick cuppa then head off to where they slept. My friend and I loved the setting and the meerkats but found the guide to be absolutely insufferable. He did not shut up from start to finish and we found his sexism, casual racism and constant jokes incredibly annoying. Where is my picture with the meerkats?

Visited April 2014
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Canberra, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Don't miss the meerkats!”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

A very rewarding early morning adventure with a very knowledgeable guide. The meerkats performed as expected and will delight both adults & children. the hot chocolate was very welcome too!

Visited August 2013
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Kusadasi, Turkey
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“a once in a lifetime experience....”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

You have to get out of bed very early because you have to be on the spot when the sun appears above the horizon. The way the guy explains about these animals is so clear, full of respect, no showing off, no circus, just pure nature..... and yes, even if it is not so cheap, it is worth the money that you pay!

Visited March 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Great way to start the morning”
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Loved the tour, the guides were great & were lucky enough to see all 10 Meerkats from the family up close for at least an hour. You only walk 200 metres then sit on a deck chair & just watch the fun.

Visited May 2014
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