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Meerkat Adventures

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Address: De Zeekoe Farm, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Super cute Meerkats only couple meters from us!

Everything was well organized and we saw a whole family of Meerkats! We got some coffee to get the morning going on, then walked couple hundred meters and sat on our chairs and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Everything was well organized and we saw a whole family of Meerkats! We got some coffee to get the morning going on, then walked couple hundred meters and sat on our chairs and waited for the Meerkats. We didn't need to wait very long after we saw the first one, and soon after that the whole family. I was surprised... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Up at 430am - Meerkat burrows on De Zeekoe farm at 6.00am - then wait, and wait, and wait. A few sneaky looks between 630 and 800 - we almost gave up as one family did - but then at 815 the family of 10 meerkats emerged to go off foraging (after a bit of a play to warm up).... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a very good encounter with a family of ten meerkat. I do however think that at R600 per head it is overpriced.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This was the highlight of our visit to the Oudtshoorn area. The experience is well worth the early meeting time. The individuals who organize the meerkat viewing are just great, and very knowledgeable about the animals and their habits. Really a very special experience which should not be missed if you are in the area.

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Struisbaai, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Sharing a sunrise with meerkats has been on my bucket-list forever. I am not an early morning person so the 5am meet time was a little daunting, but a cup of coffee watching the sun rise prepared us for the 900 metre walk, camp chair under the arm, to the burrows. On the way the guides explained the do's and... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

To start with the basics, it is absolutely essential that you book this well in advance, as places are limited. Equally, it is absolutely essential that you call Devey on the day before to get the right rendez-vous time. The website gives you a meet time, but it does vary according to the time of sunrise, so our putative 5.45... More 

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Lots have already been written about this ludicrously early adventure to see meerkats - i'm gonna say I arranged this for my wife although I did quite enjoy it ! We met at 5am, drove to a secret location, watched the sunrise with a coffee then we were issued with supremely comfortable aluminium chairs and we went off and walled... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We booked this on our recent self drive holiday to South Africa. We stayed locally so the early start at 5am was followed by only a short drive. This is well worth doing as the guides are brilliant and will give you all the facts on the meerkat family. The work they have put in over the years to get... More 

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Canton of Zug, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

One of the very fun things we did in our trip to South Africa, the early morning rise is more that worth it! Davey is not juts the tour guide, he is someone who really loves this animals and that as dedicated a lot of his life to study them, its really a pleasure the ear him talk! Also he... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Having done 'the big 5' we wanted to try something else. we drove all the way from Cape Town, spent the night at Zeekoe farm and joined the meerkat tour at 5am. Very nice experience, sunrise and coffee included. It's not a safari so you should not expect a jeep drive in the bush, it is more like an educational... More 

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