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1st Zulu Safaris - Private Day Tours

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Address: 1 Bell Street | Shop G01 Ushaka Marine World, Durban 4001, South Africa
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+27 31 337 3103
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1st Zulu Safaris is a tour operation based in Durban South Africa. We...

1st Zulu Safaris is a tour operation based in Durban South Africa. We specialize in Daily & Overnight tours in KwaZulu Natal and South Africa. Our involvement in the Tourism Industry started from 1989. Our main services include Tours and Transfers. Our offices are located at the uShaka Marine World and at the Tropicana hotel. Our tours which range from daily to overnight, highlight the cultural and natural attractions of KwaZulu Natal and the rest of South Africa.

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I went on a 1 day trip with Doritos from Durban to Isandlwana and Rorke's drift and was thoroughly impressed with the service which Sotiris provided. He is very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I went on a 1 day trip with Doritos from Durban to Isandlwana and Rorke's drift and was thoroughly impressed with the service which Sotiris provided. He is very knowledgeable and I will look to patronize him again when visiting Lesotho. I only decided at 4.30 the day before that I would like to do this and I was told... More 

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1st_Zulu_Safaris_SA, Manager at 1st Zulu Safaris - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello John Thank you for the lovely review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your day with us. Good luck with your future travels. Kindest Regards Christo More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2017

incredible day where we meet soo many animals and the famous Big Five Thanks to our guide. Safari with innumerable stories, anecdotes as well on the animals as on the tribes Zulu This agency is the perfect adequacy between professionalism and relaxation. Congratulations for this day which plunged us in "Out Africa of Africa"…

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1st_Zulu_Safaris_SA, Manager at 1st Zulu Safaris - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Bruno! I heard you all had a nice time. My cousin Kyriako mentioned that you got on very well and that you had many laughs. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Kindest Regards Christo More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Fantastic day out ,picked up from my hotel and visited both main sites and even some of the sites where if you did not have a 4x4 you would never have got too.One of my bucket list.Thank you Sistoris , Nozipho , and John , great company next time we will stay at the Rorkes Drift lodge.{Apologies if I have... More 

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1st_Zulu_Safaris_SA, Manager at 1st Zulu Safaris - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review. We appreciate the the kind words. It was lovely to meet you and good luck with your future travels. Kindest Regards More 

Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Sotiris is a great host - he makes sure you are always comfortable, well fed and well informed about the cultural, historical, etc, significance of what you're seeing. Went to Sani Pass with him. While other tours start in a coach, drive to the bottom of the pass and then switch to four wheel drive, Sotiris has you in his... More 

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1st_Zulu_Safaris_SA, Manager at 1st Zulu Safaris - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We really appreciate the kind words. It was lovely to meet you and good luck with your future travels. Zulu Safaris Team More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

For a visit from Durban to the Zulu Battlefields we deliberated self drive v an organised tour and found that we obtained very mixed advice from locals, some saying that we could make the trip ourselves quite easily, others advising against. By chance we passed by the 1st Zulu office in Ushaka and started talking to Sotiris and realised that... More 

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1st_Zulu_Safaris_SA, Manager at 1st Zulu Safaris - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review! Sotiri really enjoyed showing you around KwaZulu Natal. We really appreciate the time and effort taken to write such a lovely review. Good luck with your future travels. Kindest Regards Christo More 

Alexandria, VA
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238 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

1st Zulu’s Certificate of Excellence is well-deserved. I enjoyed my full-day, 12-hour tour to Hluhuwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve and iSimangaliso Wetland Park (formerly known as St. Lucia Wetland Park). The Wetland Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Most tour companies in Durban will provide the tour only if there are at least two passengers or for one person willing to... More 

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1st_Zulu_Safaris_SA, Manager at 1st Zulu Safaris - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello Rich Thank you for the lovely thorough review. Its very reassuring to hear you speak so positively about 1st Zulu Safaris. Thami is very good at Hluhluwe Imfolozi Safaris because he used to work there before coming to us. Good luck with your future travels. Kindest Regards Christo Spetsiotis More 

Krugersdorp, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

We were picked up from the King Shaka Airport by Thumi and dropped off at our hotel in Durban. Next day he dropped us off at the harbour for our boat cruise. A week later we were picked up again and dropped off at the airport. This was the highlight of our whole holiday!! Thumi was friendy, helpfull and a... More 

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1st_Zulu_Safaris_SA, Manager at 1st Zulu Safaris - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review about Thami! I will pass on the message that he made such a wonderful impression. Good luck with future travels Kindest Regards Christo Spetsiotis More 

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Today 25/02/2017, Will be a day that won't be forgotten easily. I went with 1st Zulu Safaris and an overseas visitor Steve, Nozipho, a tour guide assistant and the Solitiis tour guide /owner, to the Battlefields of Roukes Drift, and Sanluwana, What a great day, amazing company, incredible Vistas and trying to think what those British soldiers were thinking, and... More 

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1st_Zulu_Safaris_SA, Manager at 1st Zulu Safaris - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello John Thank you for the lovely review. I am glad Sotiri was such a good guide. We hope to see you on more tours in the future. Good luck and thank you again for taking the time to review. Kindest Regards Christo More 

West Hollywood, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

My friend and I did the tour where we visited two nature reserves, the Birds of Prey center (which I should say, initially I wasn't too stoked about visiting but found it to be a really amazing bird show), and the Zulu village that also hosted a large number of reptiles. Good tour, no doubt.

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1st_Zulu_Safaris_SA, Manager at 1st Zulu Safaris - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for the review. Many tourist end up loving the Birds of Prey Sanctuary for the informative show. The do a great job there. Kindest Regards Christo More 

Greece
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

What can i say about Mr Sotiris... First a great thanks for everything and all the help. You made my stay in SA more easy (you know why). An experienced guide, taking in consideration his clients and the name of his company. Hope I had more time to spend in Durban. But with mr Sotiris as a guide I manage... More 

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1st_Zulu_Safaris_SA, Manager at 1st Zulu Safaris - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with 1st Zulu Safaris. Your kind words are very much appreciated. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your tour and that Sotiri was so welcoming. Good luck with your future travels. Kindest Regards Christo Spetsiotis More 

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