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Spiders and Scorpions ....

We did a spider walk with Ryan and Jana whilst staying at Bushwillow. Ryan’s knowledge is second to... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
robandrosanna
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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Amazing spider walk with Ryan!

We did the spider walk with Ryan through the south african bush and were amazed by the diversity of... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Llyrik
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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Ukuhamba Guiding is owned and run by Ryan & Jana Tippett. They are based on the Elephant coast outside Hluhluwe. They offer Specialised Guiding that focuses on the smaller things.Through Ukuhamba Guiding we aim to share our knowledge and passion for...more
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Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We did a spider walk with Ryan and Jana whilst staying at Bushwillow. Ryan’s knowledge is second to none and made for a fascinating couple of hours. One highlight was discovering a cicada (I had heard but never seen!) that had just ‘hatched’ and was...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We did the spider walk with Ryan through the south african bush and were amazed by the diversity of the spiders we found and the knowledge Ryan has. You feel like an explorer in a new world. This walk is not about touching spiders and...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We did the spider walk with Ryan last night- it was so cool! We saw so many scorpions (!!!), and an incredible number of spider species. The trapdoor spiders were absolutely amazing! Ryan is so knowledgeable and obviously loves these creatures. We've done lots of...More

Thank wildfinch
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our family enjoyed a memorable morning walking tour with Ryan in the sand forest at False Bay park near Hluhluwe. Ryan took us on the Ingwe trail and was superb at pointing out fascinating trees, interesting insects and sought after birds. He was able to...More

Thank richardleslie2016
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We had a lovely early morning walk in the sand forest near False Bay with Ryan. We learned so much abbout the trees, the flora, fauna, buterfiles and birds and even saw a leopard pug mark! We loved his focus on all the other aspects...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

We did a walk with the knowledgeable Ryan. He drove us up to False Bay where we took a closer look at the fossils in the (sadly) dry lake; then did some trail walking in ancient woodlands. Ryan showed us the amazing trapdoor spider with...More

Thank 1JBLondon
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Many people come to Africa for the big games - so did we. Until this tour CHANGED EVERYTHING. I joined the Evening Spider Walk and Ryan was simply spectacularly good - he actually spotted a stick-insect amongst branches in the dark. I CAN'T EVEN.... This...More

1  Thank frank_e_prof
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We had booked several activities with Ryan, and every single one was magnificent; We did: the tree-walk, the star gazing, an all day Imfolozi Park tour and an all day Mkuze Park tour; The two all day tours were really interesting, and Ryan explained everything...More

Thank JKSItaly
ukuhamba_owners, Ryan & Jana Tippett at Ukuhamba Guiding, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2016

Dear Dirk and Justus, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us, we do appreciate it a lot! We hope you are feeling better Dirk and we wish you quick recovery. You will be happy to hear that we...More

Reviewed 16 March 2016

We are birders and had heard that Ryan Tippett is one of the best bird guides in the area. So while we were staying in St Lucia we book a morning birding walk with him. Unfortunately, due to the drought, the specials for the area...More

Thank Karin W
ukuhamba_owners, Ryan and Jana Tippett at Ukuhamba Guiding, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Dear Rolf and Karin, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, we do appreciate it so much! Unfortunately it was too dry for the special bird, Swamp Nightjar that you came to see, but as soon as we see/hear them,...More

Reviewed 15 March 2016

We visited False Bay Park with Ryan in December 2015 focusing on birding with a target list in mind. Unfortunately, the Zululand summer served us with an absolute scorcher of a day which left the forest incredibly quiet. However Ryan's guiding service was great, pointing...More

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ukuhamba_owners, Jana Tippett at Ukuhamba Guiding, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Dear Stefano, I think this is my favorite review so far, because it mentions me. Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write this review for us. False bay is still so dry, we haven't nearly had enough rain, and it...More

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