Review by: Samuel and Kim Shepherd

Countries Visited:
Botswana, South Africa & Zambia
Holiday Type:
Family Holiday
5 17/02/2015

Overall Impressions

Amazing life adventure - fabulous thing to with the family

Countries Visited

Zambia 5

Beautiful hotel (royal Livingston). Falls were spectacular and white water rafting was one of the favourite parts of the trip. I also enjoyed a sunset cruise on the Zambezi - saw my first hippos and elephant!!

Botswana 5

Incredible - quintessential Africa. So remote, so exciting, so varied. Okavango Delta was amazing.

South Africa 5

Also incredible - white and black rinos and babies! Capetown was beautiful and interesting things to do there.

Accommodation Visited

The Royal Livingstone Hotel 5

Lovely - great food and staff, great tour desk. Very relaxing - monkeys and zebras everywhere! Very colonial and old worldly

Chobe Game Lodge 5

Really nice. Lovely staff and pool. Lovely boardwalk. The river cruises were peaceful and the safari drives - our first ones in Africa were exciting

Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge 5

Loved this place so much - probably our favourite as it is so small and intimate. Loved the guide here - Moses and all the staff were special, especially George and our room maid. They made us feel very special here. Beautiful canoe ride. Such fantastic game drives - lion kill when we first arrived, African dogs, lighting storm (with us in the middle watching but safe and animals going crazy in the storm on the plains)

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge 5

Stunning newly renovated and gorgeous accommodation. Great drives (v hot) and amazing sunsets. Fireflies at dinner time! Loved the outdoor dinner.

The Clarendon Fresnaye 5

Emmie is really the best host I have ever met - we loved her - she is exceptional and made our time as best as it could be in Capetown. Nothing was too hard - she went way above and beyond her duties to look after us. If only all hotel managers were like her!!

Spier Hotel 5

Lovely property. Gorgeous wine and drinks on the terrace at sunset. Great food.

Phinda Mountain Lodge 5

So much fun. We loved this place so much - great guide STeve who made us laugh every day and found amazing things for us to see. Gorgeous dinner outside in the bush and another in the BOMA - very memorable experience.

Staff Review 5

Nikki was the most patient and accommodating sales consultant - I really enjoyed dealing with her during the planning and preparations for our amazing trip. Couldn't have done it without her and she was super prompt at getting back to me about anything at all. I hope I can book with her again!