Personal Birding Guides
Bird & Eco-Tours offers small, personal birding tours in the Port Elizabeth area. The operation is run by Dr Paul Martin, and offers half day trips to various locations around P.E, including Addo Elephant National Park.
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Button Birding is a tour and bird guiding business run by Malcolm and Gail Gemmell, out of Creighton. They offer a variety of guided tour options. Malcolm has over 30 years experience and over the decades has gained intimate knowledge of the local bird life. A good option if you’re looking for specialties in the area.
4 Cedarberg Road
Cape Eco-Tours is run by Mariana Delport, a member of the The Cape Tourist Guides’ Association who personally guides day trips around the Western Cape. Her touring focuses not only on birding, but also other aspects of biodiversity. Bird watching is included in her general guided walks; However, personalized birding tours are available too.
Lead by Japie and Ralie Claassen, this small operator offers specialized birding tours in the Karoo region. Both Japie and Ralie have over 800 birds on their Southern African lists, and are experienced birders with decades in the field. The tours focus on the areas around Beaufort West, Tankwa Karoo and even up to the Kgalagadi National Park.