Testimonials

Hi Xavier, I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful trip Cathy, Jenny and I had last week. Paul and Sandra are THE BEST tour guides ever, so easy going and really professional, nothing was too much trouble for them. Every minute of the tour was just fantastic, we didn’t want it to end. I’ll be recommending your tours to everyone I know. Thanks again, and all the best for the future of your business.
Sue Barletta
Dear Xavier, I just wanted to say I had a fantastic trip to Lake Eyre and a big thank you on Cooper Pedy which was very interesting. The flight over Lake Eyre was fantastic but the all round trip was great. I also which to mention that Sandra was great and made our trip as well. Anyway thanks again and will mention to anybody that wants to visit that area about you guy’s.
Phil Hall
Hi Xavier, We would like to let you know how much we enjoyed our tour to Lake Eyre and especially Coober Pedy. We were very impressed with our Guide, Derek. He was a particularly good driver and gave us a most enjoyable time giving us lots of information and he took us to lots of interesting places. Please pass on to him our thanks and regards. You can be very proud of him.
Jan and Ray
Hi Xavier, We have just come down from cloud 9. What a great trip we had, every day there was a new experience and country we had never seen before. It was hard to decide which was the highlight of the whole adventure . Margaret being a former Art Teacher could not go past the texture, patterns and colours of Lake Eyre. For me it was the boat trip on Spencer Gulf. The Skipper a very passionate person was a real Tourist asset. Paul our driver and guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. Always willing to go that extra step to make it a memorable holiday. Many thanks Paul and Xavier and all the best for the future.
Michael and Margaret Shannon
Hi Xavier Just wanted to drop you a quick Thank You. I was lucky enough to experience your wonderful tour to the outback and Lake Eyre. It has been the best holiday I have had so far – enjoyed every minute of it. Also wanted to let you know how wonderful your Tour Guides – Paul and Sandra are and how well they looked after us. They are so organised and always on time – very informative and very helpful. Nothing is ever too much trouble. We have now been to some amazing places and met some interesting local people – these are the things that you never forget. I will definitely be telling all my family and friends what a great trip we had. The accommodation – always very comfortable – The Food was great – good variety and always plenty of it. We spent many good times with the other passengers on the trip and will definetely be catching up with some of them in the future. Thank You again. Hopefully I will travel with you again sometime.
Jenny Peardon
Good afternoon everyone at Gekko, A quick note to again say thank you for the great tour Vicki, Scott and myself just completed. The Hospitality was fantastic and we all thoroughly enjoyed our Aussie outback trip with Paul. We are already recommending the trip to our friends, Thank you.
Arthur Fowle
To the staff at Gekko Safari on behave of my mother Ailcie Wilks from Edenhope Vic, sister Charlene  from Melbourne and myself Kerri-Ann McWaters from Lucindale SA, I would like to say a very big Thank-you for providing a holiday we greatly enjoyed with Gekko Safari at the beginning of September. A 5 day spectacular outback tour and viewing Lake Eyre and our 85 year old mother also had the thrill of meeting her idol Dick Smith at William Creek so it was a double wammy after the awesome flight, especially for her. Paul was a top driver and tour guide. You couldn`t wish for any better. I will not take up any more of your precious time as i could easily go on forever.
Kerri-Ann, Ailcie & Charlene
Dear Xavier, You may recall that we requested a booking on a safari on which Sandra was to be the guide because she was so highly recommended to us ….. We thoroughly enjoyed the Gekko safari and are full of admiration for Sandra’s part in the Lake Eyre experience. For over fifteen years I acted as site coordinator/local guide for US Elderhostel tour groups in North Queensland. Thus I could appreciate what a sterling job Sandra was doing as guide/coordinator/driver/ BBQ cook/etc, etc. It was a great experience, we thoroughly enjoyed it, and hopefully so far may have encouraged a cousin and some acquaintances to think about doing the Gekko thing.
Mick Jackes
Hello Xavier, We travelled with your company on the 6th July and would like to acknowledge the great time we had. I would like to say how professional Paul and Sandra were. Very attentive and helpful, always happy to answer any questions. Finally I would say that we would happily travel with your company again and would happily recommend your company to others. Keep up the good work. Many thanks.
Maureen Beard
Hi Xavier,   Just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our wonderful trip with Dick last week. My husband Dean, my sister Joy and her friend Rita had the most fantastic trip imaginable. The weather was perfect, and every turn was a panoramic view. The only thing that was annoying was a couple of whinging poms, but you get that!! Rita is a pom who has only been out here for 3 years, and they made her embarrassed to be a pom. They complained that we were late getting in for our meals at night, but it was because we were all having such a great time that we didn’t care what time we got in. Dick was very friendly and accommodating and pretty good with the jokes too! We all thought that your company puts on a pretty tremendous tour and we will certainly be recommending this trip to all our friends. Extremely good value for money. Thank you for all your help in the organizing out trip.   The transport was most comfortable, and it was great to move around different seats to chat to all the passengers.   A couple of suggestions for improvements:  Maybe some overhead nets to put warm jackets etc in so they’re not under your feet or on your lap. A really good voice over for the area your travelling through, with all the points of interest, so as not to distract the driver.   Dick did make plenty of stops for photographs of scenery, wildflowers and wildlife.
Joyce