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Old 11-18-2019, 09:52 PM   #11
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I have done this package in the past and it was one of my favorite experiences. I have been trying to book the last week of April since my 180 day booking window opened. I did not see any available reservations after April 6th.

In my experience they load this package in “batches”. You can see the days on the calendar but the times have not been loaded yet.
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Old 11-20-2019, 08:47 AM   #12
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I have done this package in the past and it was one of my favorite experiences. I have been trying to book the last week of April since my 180 day booking window opened. I did not see any available reservations after April 6th.

In my experience they load this package in “batches”. You can see the days on the calendar but the times have not been loaded yet.
I just did a series of searches, and found availability for most dates up to and including April 15th. ZERO availability for anything after. It seems like your (and others) info on "loading in batches" seems to be the right answer.

Slight tweak to the original question: Does anyone know the difference b/w "Tier I" and "Tier II"? For clarity's sake, my above statement on availability applies to Tier II searches I did today. (If for no other reason than to change things up a bit)
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Old 11-20-2019, 03:37 PM   #13
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I just did a series of searches, and found availability for most dates up to and including April 15th. ZERO availability for anything after. It seems like your (and others) info on "loading in batches" seems to be the right answer.

Slight tweak to the original question: Does anyone know the difference b/w "Tier I" and "Tier II"? For clarity's sake, my above statement on availability applies to Tier II searches I did today. (If for no other reason than to change things up a bit)
The tier 1 package includes a “behind the magic” (the words my guide used) safari with the other members that purchased the package. When I did the tier 1 package there were 9 guests and two guides. The guides stayed after the safari and answered questions for an additional 20-30 minutes.
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Old 01-25-2020, 04:51 PM   #14
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If anyone is still looking, I booked the end of April today. They loaded the dates the other day but I was not able to book tier 1 until today.

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Old 01-25-2020, 05:50 PM   #15
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We did this with the safari included. We had lunch, went to the show and ended with the safari. It was great! Food was good, the floor seats at the Lion King were awesome and the safari was wonderful. Our guide was a very informative and personable. She just loved her job and her enthusiasm overflowed.

I would definitely recommend.
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Old 01-25-2020, 07:35 PM   #16
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We did this on the "opening" day of the offering last August. It was a fantastic experience and one I highly recommend. The guides were on fire with enthusiasm and knowledge. Of course dinner was wonderful as well.
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Old 01-25-2020, 09:32 PM   #17
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If anyone is still looking, I booked the end of April today. They loaded the dates the dates the other day but I was not able to book tier 1 until today.
Thanks for the heads up! I've checked every morning this week, but forgot today. Just got booked!
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Old 01-26-2020, 06:13 PM   #18
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We did this when Tiffins 1st opened. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Prices are high, but we found the package deal to be a good deal - at least at the time.
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We did this when Tiffins 1st opened. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Prices are high, but we found the package deal to be a good deal - at least at the time.
I have to start visiting more frequently. I did not know this existed, and love to try this some day.
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Old 05-12-2020, 12:46 PM   #20
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I have to start visiting more frequently. I did not know this existed, and love to try this some day.
I wish I could give feedback, but it was scheduled for 2 wks ago and obviously didn't happen...
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