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Address: 5 Albatross Crescent, Seaview. Port Elizabeth., Port Elizabeth 6011, South Africa
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+27 41 378 1486
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Alan Tours, based in the fun filled, coastal Holiday City of Port Elizabeth...

Alan Tours, based in the fun filled, coastal Holiday City of Port Elizabeth on the Sunshine Coast in the Eastern Cape is proud to promote South Africa, home to the Big 5 and Big 7 Safaris! A land with a unique natural, cultural and historical diversity, unsurpassed in the modern world today. Host to some seriously authentic destinations, some in modern world class cities while others are found in remote, hidden localities.It is this country we undertake to show you with a passion and delight, whether traveling on your dream holiday or doing business in this dynamic sector. We will guide you with the expertise accumulated over time spent in the wildlife and hospitality industry. Guide you, with a passion undiminished, in fact enhanced with the passage of time. South Africa a country with a shoreline over 3000 km’s in length, and in particular the Eastern Cape Province is our country, our home, our pride and joy. We revel in the vast open spaces, spaces so expansive that many visitors find the distances difficult to adjust to. The magnificent diversity of South Africa’s historical past, the cultural presence of our people, “Our Rainbow Nation”, a term coined by the Nobel peace prize winning, Arch-Bishop emeritus Desmond Tutu "the Bish” when searching to describe the cosmopolitan composition of the people of South Africa.

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A most enjoyable and informative day in Addo

My wife and I had the pleasure of being conducted through Addo Elephant Park by Alan Fogarty of Alan Tours on Monday 13 February 2017. The whole experience was first rate, right... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of being conducted through Addo Elephant Park by Alan Fogarty of Alan Tours on Monday 13 February 2017. The whole experience was first rate, right from the moment we sought information on a day trip to the Park from his helpful partner, Angelika. We were collected early in the morning in a comfortable... More 

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Zwickau, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice trip with Alan to a nice nearly untouched wildlife park. Having worked in the wildlife obviously all his life, he knows the best spots and is able to answer all the question about the animals there. And for sure, it is a nice atmosphere with him, as you have a lot of time during the trip to talk... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi Markus, Thank you for your wonderful review and your support. I enjoyed your company and the day in the Addo Elephant national Park. We hope to see you back in sunny South Africa in the near future. Wishing you all the best Alan More 

Blackburn, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

First of all you need to e-mail info@alantours.co.za. We booked a cruise to South Africa calling in at Port Elizabeth which is famous for visiting the Addo Elephant Park. Cruise tours are so expensive - take you on a coach and have to stick to the main roads through the park. Alan himself picked us up from the cruise terminal,... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Dear Roger, What a wonderful review, thank you so much from Angelika, Alan and the rest of the Alan Tours team. Trip Advisor as you will be aware of is a very important and powerful marketing tool and every positive review is worth more than any amount of advertising one can buy. Thank you for such an informative and detailed... More 

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74 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We'll have to thank Alan Tours for this great day out. Carmen our guide made this day perfect. Starting in time, handling all this organisational stuff. Having this sharp eye finding all of this hidden animals in Addo park and taking care of us. We booked the Big 5 tour with the boat tour seeing African penguins! A five star... More 

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carmenw333, Marketing Manager and Tour Guide at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Dear Marcel and Eva Thank you for the amazing review! You were both such fun to have on tour, I enjoyed the day with you and I'm glad you enjoyed it. I hope the rest of your trip was great! The reviews from guests are really valuable for Alan Tours, so thank you, I appreciate it. Kind Regards Carmen More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We did a Big 7 -safari in October and saw more animals than we expected. Seeing whales on the marine safari was amazing, even though we missed the dolphins. It was a great experience and I recommend it if you have time only for a one day safari.

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Luke G, Guide at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi Noora H Thank you so much for your kind words. The Big 7 Tour remains one of my all time favourite excursion and is truly a dynamic experience. It was a pleasure being able to show you Algoa Bay and Addo Elephant National Park and are glad to have been of service and hope to see you again at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed both the marine and the land-based part of the Big 7 Tour, watching elephants, buffalos, zebras, penguins, dolphins and even whales!

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi Lisa, Thank you so much for taking the time and effort to write such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. This is a very important marketing tool and it is with huge appreciation that we receive such positive recommendations on this platform. The Big 7 safari that you were on is a unique glimpse into the massive diversity we have... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

From start to finish our two day "Sights and Sounds" safari to Addo, to celebrate our Ruby Wedding anniversary, was a thrilling adventure - a wonderful experience that will never be forgotten! Alan is an extremely knowledgeable guide with a real passion for nature and to get so close to the wildlife, the elephants in particular, was amazing! Alan and... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi Gill, Duncan, A wonderful surprise to hear back from you, I enjoyed your company on our recent Sights and Sounds Big 7 safari and trust that all is well back at home, Say Hi to Glasgow for me and thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write a brilliant recommendation on TripAdvisor. This is such... More 

Hinckley, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We did a full day trip to Port Elizabeth with Alan Tours during our stay at Shamwari game reserve. Alan and Luke drove the minibuses for the group and were friendly and very knowledgeable guides. We were taken to a site overlooking the harbour and given an interesting introduction to the history of the area, then visited Fort Fredrick, the... More 

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi Pat, Wow! Thank you for such a lovely Trip Advisor review and recommendation. It was great meeting you and your group from Shamwari. Both Luke and I enjoyed taking you around the many, often hidden delights there are to be found in and around Port Elizabeth, our "Friendly city". We will certainly follow up on your recommendations and speak... More 

Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
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129 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent tour guides and friendly office staff. Super efficient Good local knowledge about the PE area. Would tour with them again and can recommended highly . Value for money tours

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wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your wonderful review of our services. It was a pleasure guiding you and your daughter to the often hidden gems we as Port Elizabethans hold so dear. Your enthusiasm and appreciation of our city was all to evident and we hope to see you in the not too distant future. All the best from the Alan... More 

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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Really enjoyed the trip. Just shows the beauty of creation when visiting Addo and all the other stunning places around PE. Surely we can see Him in his creation. Thanks Alan and company.

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Thank Werner W
wildguide, Owner at Alan Tours, responded to this review

Hi Werner, Lovely to hear from you and thank you for your valuable review. It was a pleasure showing you and your mom around this beautiful part of South Africa. Thank you for your tremendous support. All the best, Alan Fogarty More 

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