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Exciting African safari with kids

We spent 5 days with Wayne at Walker's River Camp in the Timbavati Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ashleyo670
Walkers camp, Timbavati

Just a big thumbs up to Wayne and the folks at Walkers river camp in Timbavati . We had a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
PeterV5711
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Ocean and Vine Adventures & Tours is a Cape Town based Tour Operator, established in 1998 by Wayne and Catherine Donaldson. We believe that quality of service and the personal touch make a big difference to our guests. Every guest has a different...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 5 days with Wayne at Walker's River Camp in the Timbavati Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park. We were a family of 6, 4 adults and 2 kids (ages 9 & 10). It was the most amazing experience we could have ever hoped...More

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capeguide, Owner at Ocean and Vine Adventures & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ashley, Many thanks for such a great review !!. It was a real pleasure to take you and your family around on safari. As you know I took your Dad & Susan last year, and they where so happy that hey came back with...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Just a big thumbs up to Wayne and the folks at Walkers river camp in Timbavati . We had a fantastic time, Wayne had everything organized from game sightings to the food. Our four days in the bush sped past but we made memories of...More

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capeguide, Owner at Ocean and Vine Adventures & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hi Peter, Many thanks for the great review !!. It was great to guide you and your family and friends around for your time with me in the bush!. It was good to see you bonding with your family, and having some nice down time....More

Reviewed 16 June 2018

We very highly recommend Wayne as a private guide in South Africa! We had the pleasure of working with him to plan and enjoy an extraordinary trip to South Africa in December/January that included a private safari in the Timbavati, exploration of the Garden Route...More

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capeguide, Owner at Ocean and Vine Adventures & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Leisl, WoW!!, many thanks for such a great review!!. It was a trip of a year in the planing, so I am very happy that all went well and that you all had a great time! It was a pleasure to guide you in...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

Wayne's knowledge of both wine and wildlife created a basis for our magnificent experience both in Cape Town a Kruger. We had the benefit of his intimate knowledge of the bush which resulted in our group getting up close to all the wildlife and I...More

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capeguide, Owner at Ocean and Vine Adventures & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Hi Steve, Many thanks for the great review, and it was a my pleasure to guide you and your family around Cape Town and the Kruger. Keep well, until next time! Regards Wayne

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Our family of 4 was in Cape Town for 4 day vacation. Received a recommendation to tour the Cape Peninsula with Wayne and we couldn't have been happier. This was a custom tour with just our family in his VW van; went on a beautiful...More

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capeguide, Owner at Ocean and Vine Adventures & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Hi Douglas, Thank you very much for such a lovely review!!. It was really nice to meet you and your family, and was my pleasure to guide you guys!!. I hope you keep well, and hopefully we will meet again. Regards Wayne

Reviewed 23 April 2018

My wife's parents recommended that we book a tour with Wayne after having such a memorable experience with him on a full-day wine tour over a decade ago. We now understand why. We spent a day with Wayne on his Cape Peninsula Tour and it...More

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capeguide, Owner at Ocean and Vine Adventures & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Hi Rachel, Many thanks for such a lovely review!!. I really enjoyed our day touring around the Cape, and it was really nice meeting you after guiding your parents 10 years ago!. Anyway keep well, and hopefully we will meet again Regards Wayne

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This was our first safari and Wayne Donaldson made it a truly unforgettable experience. Wayne has encyclopedic knowledge of the wildlife of the Kruger area which showed in his ability to explain the subtleties of almost every animal encounter we had on our 5 day...More

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capeguide, Owner at Ocean and Vine Adventures & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Hello Lloyd, Many thanks for such a great review, and sorry for the late response!. I really enjoyed guiding you in the Kruger, and so it seems that you really enjoyed your trip as well, as you have booked me for another safari this year....More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

We just spent 2+ weeks in South Africa on a private safari adventure of a lifetime! Many, many thanks to our tour operator/guide/ranger, Wayne Donaldson, for these experiences that exceeded our hopes and expectations. Our 16-day, private tour with custom itinerary for the six of...More

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capeguide, Owner at Ocean and Vine Adventures & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Diane, Many thanks for such a great review !!. This trip was a long time in the making, and I am so glad that it all went well. It was a real pleasure to be able to guide the 6 of you from from...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

We had an unforgettable time with Wayne. He customised a 5 day 4 night private safari for my family of 4. We had a 4 bedroom camp all to ourselves with its own treehouse overlooking a watering hole that was frequented by elephants, giraffes, leopards...More

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capeguide, Owner at Ocean and Vine Adventures & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi James, Thank you for a really nice review !!. It was lovely to meet you and your family, and it was a great pleasure to be able to guide you on a private safari at this new camp. I am happy that it all...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Wayne is the master. He guided our group of 7 through our first safari with skill, insight, creativity and fun. He knows the Kruger like the back of his hand, but got just as excited as us when we'd discover something. He knew how to...More

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capeguide, Owner at Ocean and Vine Adventures & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Jo, Many thanks for such a great review!!. Sorry that it took me a while to respond, but as you know was very busy with a few other safaris after yours. I had such a great time guiding you and your friends around Walkers...More

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