The eastern cape, also known as the adventure province offers a wide variety of adventure and big 5 safari opportunities within close driving proximity from nelson mandela bay. Freewalker has created a set packages to choose from, with the added benefit of tailor-making the ideal safari for your family or group. We pride ourselves on our selection of companies we work with in order to bring you the very best option for your needs. Send us an email with your requirements and we will create the ideal adventure, because we know how valuable your time is. The home of the big 5, luxury tented camps and lodges, unrivaled hospitality and relaxation is waiting for you.
Just 45 minutes out of Port Elizabeth, experience over 500 elephants just out your window and...View
5-Star Bush Lodge is discreetly positioned in the bush at the top end of an open valley in the...View
Redefining the meaning of “private”, Hopewell Lodge is an exclusive hideaway where unspoilt...View
Kariega Game Reserve is a family-owned and operated Big 5 private safari reserve located in South...View
Sibuya is one of South Africa’s most unique Safari destinations. From its Reception near the...View
Create the perfect safari experience that suits your family or groups needs. The Freewalker...View
The tented camp accommodation within a private game reserve is a great option for a family or a...View
The Ultimate Eastern Cape, malaria free, Big 5, 5 star exclusive safari holiday. Only the best...View
Awesome experience! Very enjoyable moment, we wanted to go surfing to Jeffrey’s Bay but because we were only two (and far) I thought we wouldn’t go… telling us that they’ll be in touch. Never thought they’ll write back. Murray himself telling us that he will take care of us. We loved the energy and the... Read more »
Thank you Murray and Freewalker for a magnificent fun-filled day, we thoroughly enjoyed it. Freewalker went out of their way to treat us.
As if South Africa wasn’t amazing enough, Murray and the Freewalker Team made it a thousand times more incredible! Constant supply of high energy and adrenaline filled activities made SA a trip I will never ever forget! Can’t thank them enough! Always on the ball and threw in a couple of surprises for us on... Read more »
Hi Murray and the Freewalker Team Thank you again for showing us a small section of your beautiful country! I already want to come back! Our group of 25 had the most amazing time with you and all our needs were attended to, from adventures to cultural interactions, to video and photo footage for everyone.... Read more »
Murray, I cannot speak highly enough of our experience yesterday! Joel really did make the trip for our group! His calm positive attitude really helped make a great day, fantastic! Based on our experience yesterday, I am reccomending your services to all of our co-hort. Again, thank you so much! Sincerely.
Q: Do you offer marine safaris?
A: In our tailor-made section you are able to book an ocean safari from the Port Elizabeth harbor. Please forward your request to email@example.com
Q: Where can I do horse riding safaris?
A: Addo and Amakhala offer horse riding safaris
Q: What do I need to bring on safari?
A: Comfortable clothes, walking shoes, warm jacket for evenings and night/morning drives, swimwear, sunscreen, hats, cameras, long pants, change of clothing for following day, binoculars, chargers for electronics, cash for tipping guides & staff, bug repellent and water.
Q: Are young children welcome?
A: Young children below the age of 5 are not allowed on select reserves, please enquire about the possibility in your booking
Q: Will there be wifi at the accommodation?
A: There will be wifi at the safari lodges and guest areas, although the speed is not guaranteed as you are out in nature.
Q: Do I need vaccinations/medications during safari?
A: The Eastern Cape safari region is malaria free, so you do not need anything.
Q: Can I forward special meal request/allergies?
A: Please submit any special requests in your booking enquiry and we will make sure its done. (vegan, vegetarian, gluten free etc)
Q: Will I be able to see the BIG 5 on safari?
A: If you book your safari experience at Amakhala, Shamwari, Kariega and Pumba then there is a high possibility of seeing the Big 5. Although we cannot guarantee the sightings of all the species, the chances are always there. You will get to see a wide variety of South African species on all safaris.
Q: How can I pay for the booking?
A: Preferably an EFT is best, but cash is accepted. There is the option of paying for the booking at your accommodation with credit card. Please forward proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org (If paying by EFT)
Q: What is excluded in package rate?
A: Guide gratuities, souvenir shopping. Please check each unique package for detailed information
Q: What is included in package rate?
A: Pick up from your accommodation, transfer to destination in safe transport and guide, overnight accommodation, all game drives, entry fees to reserves, refreshments on drive, dinner and drinks, morning game drives, breakfast, drop off at accommodation. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included on longer stays)
Q: Do I need to arrange my own transfer?
A: Transfers are included to select destinations. Freewalker meet you at your accommodation and drop you off after a enjoyable trip. We can arrange different drop off locations on request.
Q: How far in advance do I need to book?
A: Anytime in advance up until the day before the safari. We can take last minute bookings but preferably need time to arrange all aspects of your experience. Please email: email@example.com with your enquiry.
Q: Finance, cards and cash?
A: Local currency: South African Rand (R) Foreign Credit/Debit cards work at all ATM’s. Many establishments do accept Visas and Master Cards, but it is recommended to travel with some cash. The Rand is the only currency accepted in South Africa.
Q: Can I use my credit card in South Africa?
A: All major credit cards, including Visa, American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, are accepted at most hotels, shops, restaurants and activities. Proof of identification may be requested in some instances and it is useful to carry a passport or some copied proof of identification.