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Far & Wild Customer Reviews

Check out some of our reviews from Far & Wild customers



Marketing & Commerical
Published on

18 May 2018

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7 minutes

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So what do people really think of Far & Wild?

Our best ambassadors are of course our clients, who have experienced first hand what it's like to go on a tailor made holiday with us. You can read their thoughts over on the independent review site Trustpilot.

Or have a look at this selection below, you'll see that we're all about getting our customers what they want.

“Just to say our trip to Zimbabwe was truly wonderful - amazing! Our trips to the Yukon, Himalayas and Australia were all put in the shade by this unique trip. My husband was blown away by all the locations so it's a good testament to how you responded to my brief. Thank you. - Shirley & Francis ”

Shirley and Francis visited Zimbabwe with us in summer 2018. Their favourite parts of the trip were Jozibanini Camp in Hwange National Park, and of course the amazing Victoria Falls.

“We have just returned from our fabulous safari in Botswana and would like to thank you all for the programme you put together. It not only met, but exceeded our hopes and expectations. From the Fairlawns Hotel to the camps and finally to Victoria Falls, the itinerary worked like clockwork. Each camp offered something unique, from the bushmen at Meno a Kwena to the boat trips of the Okavango delta and of course the exceptional wildlife at both, then culminating in the fabulous Savute Elephant Camp. It has truly been the holiday of a lifetime. - Victoria & Richard”

Victoria and Richard went adventuring in Botswana with Far & Wild in September 2018. Highlights were spending time with the bushmen at Meno a Kwena and seeing the elephants in Savute.

“Thank you so much for organising our dream honeymoon! The whole thing felt seamless and meant it was such a relaxing experience. This was definitely a trip we will remember. - Jenny and Harry”

Jenny and Harry travelled with us to Tanzania for their honeymoon, staying at Selous Riverside Safari Camp, and Next Paradise in Zanzibar. We're glad they had so much fun!

“Dear Derek, What a fabulous trip!  I got back yesterday, after an amazing month. It went brilliantly; no hitches; no delays ... all perfect. I’d love to tell you about more about it. Many thanks for making this such a success. John ”

Derek helped John (a well-travelled, award-winning journalist and author) organise a month long trip to Madagascar. Among other places, John stayed at Relais du Kirindy and Relais la Reine. He flew internationally with Air Madagascar. Lovely to hear everything went well and he had such a great time.

“Thanks to Ben, Rebecca, and the Far and Wild team the recent Scientific Exploration Society supported expedition in Kenya was a great success. It was a joy to have such an efficient company organising the logistics and providing valuable guidance. - John – SES expedition”

It was an honour to work with one of the world's most renowned and highly respected explorers John Blashford-Snell. On the expedition that John organised the group stayed at Karen Residence, and El Karama.

“First Family Safari - Our first time on safari as parents – and your suggestions were spot on. The team at Saruni were amazing with Grace, and we can’t wait to introduce her sister to Africa next. - Alicia & Family ”

Great to hear that Alicia and her family had a great time whilst staying at the Saruni. It's one of our favourites too.

“Ben organised our first family trip to Africa with our children. I loved being back in the Masai Mara after more than 20 years!! A big thank you to Ben for organising such an action-packed family holiday. Almanara in Mombasa knocked our socks off... our children didn’t want to leave! - Charlie & Family ”

Charlie and her family were a pleasure to work with, and who couldn't blame them for loving Almanara Villas on the Kenyan Coast

“Far & Wild organised an amazing family holiday for us. They had their hands full – we aren’t easy... but the trip we did to Kenya was fantastic... from toddlers to teens, we all loved it. - Nathalie & Family ”

Despite what Nathalie says it was a pleasure to organise the families holiday. They stayed in two amazing properties - Governors' Camp & Almanara Villas

“Thank you for one of the top experiences of my life! I simply loved Kenya, all the places we stayed, and the wonderful people we met! The landscape, the animal sightings and the towns were stunning. I could not have asked for a better first introduction to Africa - Mrs Fox”

We love that you introduction the Kenya was one to remember. The Fox family managed to fit a lot into their holiday. Staying at - Karen Residence, Loldia House, Saruni Mara, and El Karama

“I couldn't wait to explore Madagascar, but information on where to go and what to do isn't easily available. A HUGE thank you to Derek and the Far & Wild Travel team for all their help and advice. Because of their network on the ground, they knew exactly where I should go and what I should do within my small-time frame. And it ended up being a holiday of a lifetime. - Samantha”

Thanks to Derek Samantha and her partner had a great time in Madagascar. They stayed in some fantastic hotels, Tsara Komba, and Andasibe Hotel.

“I have known and loved the Mara all my life. I love to get a fix of the wide uninterrupted endless blue sky and fluffy clouds, with Sunrise and Sunset dictating the decisions for the day. I adore working with Far & Wild, they’re not afraid to ask questions and get the best solution for their customers. – Alex, Governors’ Camp Collection (Far & Wild Partner)”

We love working with Alex too. Governors' have some great properties in stunning locations - Governors' Camp, Little Governors' Camp, and Il Moran Camp.

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