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Aurora Expeditions vs Kawira Safaris - Tour Companies Compared

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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 5
Value — 4.6
Guide — 4.6
Activities — 4.6
Lodging — 4.6
Transportation — 4.6
Meals — 4.6
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Recent Reviews

It was an amazing experience

5.0 July 2019
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Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Went to Antarctica with these guys a good few years ago. I was looking at my pics only the other day. It was an amazing experience, Antartica of course, but these guys were the best. The boats being smaller meant you were involved more, had flexibility and got to know everyone. The crew were great and staff were incredibly professional and friendly. Go with these guys.
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Tour Aurora Expeditions Company Reviews

Great trip

5.0 January 2019
A
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Great trip to Antarctica with a caring, enthusiastic and knowledgeable expedition company. It was delightful to travel with staff who genuinely cared both about the Antarctic and its environment as well as making sure the passengers got the best experience possible. Highly recommended
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Tour Aurora Expeditions Company Reviews

Incredible

5.0 August 2018
K
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Our voyage around Svalbard on the Polar Pioneer was truly a trip of a lifetime. Our expedition team was incredible, creating one amazing experience after another! Their deep knowledge, professionalism, and obvious enthusiasm for this magical place made the trip so special. I'm astounded how they could put so much energy every day into making all the guests feel so valued and delivering such a first-rate program.

I will forever be grateful to Christian, Robin, Gary, Jucca, Dr. Ann, Carol, and Justine and all the ship's crew for a trip that far exceeded my expectations and delivered on my dream of an amazing Arctic experience.

And I'm in love with the Polar Pioneer - what a cool ship, with just the right amount of comfort and character. Now to save for my Antarctic voyage!
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Tour Aurora Expeditions Company Reviews

Excellent customer service

5.0 October 2017
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Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Its run in a very professional way. Excellent customer service...you'll get value for your money!

Tour Kawira Safaris Company Reviews

The guides were super accommodating and had great stories to tell

5.0 October 2017
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Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I've been on a handful of Safaris in east Africa and my trip with Ian and Kawira was by far the best. The guides were super accommodating and had great stories to tell. Couldn't have chosen a better way to see the gorillas in Rwanda and would recommend Ian and his crew to anyone!
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Tour Kawira Safaris Company Reviews

I had a wonderful time

5.0 August 2017
B
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I had a wonderful time during the trip. The guide was informative, friendly and attentive to our entire group! I definitely plan to be a returning customer and recommend this to my friends and family!
Tours 5 Trips 4 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 609 $ 0
Operator Type Small Ship & Expedition Cruise Line Group Tour Operator
Size Global Operator Regional Expert
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
  • River Cruises
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
Service Level Luxury Standard
Regions
  • South America
  • Rivers & Seas
  • Australia & Pacific
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Antarctica & the Arctic
  • Africa
Known For
  • 50+
  • 18 - 35
  • Scuba Diving
  • Adventure
  • Safari
  • Trekking & Camping
  • Adventure
Headquarters Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Kigali, Rwanda
Year Established 1991 N/A
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A
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      About Aurora Expeditions
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      About Kawira Safaris

      Kawira Safaris offer tours around Africa, specifically Rwanda, Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, and East Africa. They offer personalized customer service to ensure that their clients experience nothing but the best. No matter what location you pick, each tour captures the beauty and culture of the destination. They also offer a wide-range of activities and adventures so there is never a dull moment.

      What Makes Them Stand Out?

      They offer private and group guided tours around Africa. They specialize in wildlife safaris and primate trekking. But they also provide scenic hiking tours as well as camping trips. They make booking a trip fast and efficient while also being budget-friendly. They offer 24/7 support before and during your trip. The travel leaders are both experts in their subject and accommodating to their guests.

      Who Travels With Them?

      Adventure seekers who have a passion for nature and wildlife will gravitate to Kawira Safaris. They offer both safari tours and lodging for individuals who like a detailed itinerary. They are also family-friendly.

      Where Do They Operate?

      They operate exclusively in Africa. They offer tours in Rwanda, Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, and East Africa.

      Why Travel With Them?

      Individuals who want to experience Africa’s abundant wildlife should look into Kawira Safaris. They offer a wide-range of tours that focus on the natural beauty of Africa. Each tour also captures the culture and history of each location.


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