Don and Haydee Olinger
|How would you rate your trip overall?||Excellent|
|Comment:||Everything that was promised/contracted was delivered without a hitch. Very comforting when on another continent thousands of miles and seven time zones from home.|
|What was the most important reason for choosing AFRICAN PORTFOLIO?||Expertise|
|Comment:||We chose AP due to its ranking in a number of top ten lists. Your staff and planning did not disappoint|
|How many safari companies did you consider before selecting AFRICAN PORTFOLIO?||Three or Four|
|How would you describe your accommodation, facilities and meals? Please provide the name of the hotel, lodge or camp you are describing.||Cape Cadogan – boutique, charming, great staff/service
Makanyi Lodge – Luxury comfort, warm staff and guides. Elegant without being stuffy.
Dulini – Strove for high end luxury, exemplary service. Great decor.
|What and where was your favorite meal of the trip?||Small plates dinner at the Pot luck Club in Cape Town, great food!|
|How would you evaluate your safari guides and staff? Please provide the name of the person you are describing.||Rico (Makanyi) – friendly, engaging, best of our trip both in our vehicle and out.|
|Was there anything you would have liked more of, less of, or done differently?||Diluni – seemed ultra focused on getting Big Five sightings, sometimes to the dis-benefit of other game.|
|What was your most memorable moment in Africa?||Watching a lion track a herd of buffalo, then seeing him with his kill the next day. We were brought very near him while he protected and then consumed the kill. What a once in a lifetime experience!|
|If you could give future travelers one word of advice, what would it be?||Don’t overpack, lifestyle in Africa is definitely casual.|