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Teresa Scannell-Gilbert,AZ

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South Africa Safari

Sundowners in South Africa.
Sundowners in South Africa.

South Africa is one of the easiest and most affordable places to experience a Safari in Africa!  There are so many things to do for adventure in South Africa, for some history try spending time down in Cape Town or a couple of nights in Johannesburg. If you are into wine then maybe a few days on the Garden route outside of Cape Town visiting some vineyards might be for you!  South Africa is the perfect location to visit other countries close by without alot of trouble. Try a stay at Victoria Falls where you can swim in Devils Pool, take a day trip to Botswana or do a Zambezi river cruise.  So much to do and see, let me help you decide!

I have just spent some time down in South Africa at Kruger National park!   Kruger is world famous for seeing the big five!   I picked a couple of different private reserves in Kruger and split my stay between two different lodges and areas.   My first stop was a lovely stay at a luxury tented camp that was amazing!   We had all the creature comforts to rest easy but still had a very authentic Africa feel to it. Simbavati Hilltop sat high on a ridge with vast plains surrounding us and a large waterhole which was a huge plus!  Loved how the residence Hippos would start being active and making noise early in the morning and late at night!  Quite funny animals actually!  The game drives were superb led by our Ranger and Tracker.  Very knowledgeable about  the animals and knew how to read the land to find them in the vast wilderness!  At one point our Ranger parked our Land Rover where a herd of about 25 plus Elephants surrounded us!  Crazy amazing, something that one doesn't forget easily!   We then headed for a different part of Kruger and checked into a Luxury lodge that made us feel so very special for our entire stay.   Both lodges had amazing service and game viewing was top notch! During each game drive you stop about half way through and enjoy drinks and snacks, nightly tradition called "Sundowners"!   No game drive would be complete with a Sundowner!   Loved every minute of it!

If it's adventure you crave then Africa is perfect for you!    Africa has a way of affecting you deeply and keeping a part of your soul.   They often say that once you set foot on Africa soil it will call you back again and again!   Africa is easier to experience than you think and will change you forever!  Africa is a magical place that everyone must see at least once in their life!  


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55 of 104 people found this review helpful
Trip of a Lifetime
seemed attentive to what i wanted. arranged the best sequence to accomplish all of what we wanted to do on the trip and make the most of the time we had on the trip. Some very interesting day trips were arranged.
By  triplover  from  Los Angeles, CA
Traveled to  Europe
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Here's an agent that works for you!
Teresa is the sweetest person to work with. She listens to what you want and expect on a vacation and delivers. Never pushy.
She is there from the beginning, during, and after your vacation to help you with any needs you may have.
She makes sure to help you with your budget not only whatever is available.
I would and have recommended her to friends who agree with everything I've said.
If you want someone who works for you, not just for the company, this is the woman for you.
By  Chicagokid  from  Firt Worth, Texas
Traveled to  Barcelona ~ Spain ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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25th Anniversary Trip
Celebrating our 25th anniversary we wanted to do something special. We knew we wanted to go to French Polynesia however had no idea on which islands, which resorts. Teresa helped to guide us on an awesome experience from her personal knowledge of the area and was able to even keep it within our budget as well. Throughout the trip she created memories at each location that really stood out and made it feel extra special. Each stop on our trip was magical with added touches like rose petals on our bed, fine chocolates and champagne and a personal note from her at each resort she had delivered. During the trip we emailed her a couple questions, each time she was very responsive. She even checked to see how it was going for us in case we needed anything. Post trip she followed up to see how it went to ensure our experience was everything we hope for. With her help it certainly was! We would absolutely recommend Teresa to anyone based on the total experience she delivered for us on t
By  Richard & Natacha   from  Evansville, Indianna
Traveled to  French Polynesia ~ South Pacific
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My "Go To" for Every Trip from Now On!
Found Teresa online while looking for an agent who has specialized in Tahiti and so happy I did. Have never gone through a travel agent before (always done it all on my own) and now I am pretty sure I never want to book a trip without her. Teresa has planned our dream trip for our honeymoon & first trip as hubby and wifey. All the little additions and surprises were so well thought out and exactly what we were looking for. She really took the time to understand the things we like to do and what is important to us while traveling. I will be highly recommending her to all my friends and family. Thanks Teresa!!!
By  Kristin  from  Mesa, Arizona
Traveled to  Tahiti ~ French Polynesia ~ South Pacific
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I can't believe Teresa exists!
Teresa went up and beyond to help us plan our dream vacation. She listened and followed through with everything that we asked and more. She is timely and patient. I could not ask more from her. My daughter and husband gave us the referral as they were so very impressed as well. THANK YOU!!
By  Cindy  from  Becker, MN
Traveled to  Jamaica ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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  • French Polynesia
  • Tahiti
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