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Swakopmund, Namibia
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All reviews burger full day tour sandwich harbour land rover dune driving walvis bay day trip lovely lunch tuna salad sand dunes learned a great deal apple pie huge dunes safety is paramount close range van zyl felt completely safe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took this day trip while in Swakupmund. Takes in an informative drive through Walvis Bay and the Salt extraction processes, followed by a run along the beach in a 4x4 as the tide rose. Very exciting, followed by drives down steep dune slopes and an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PKH624
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We were lucky to have a great sunny and warm day for this tour, and low tide. I think what I appreciated most, apart from seeing the dramatic scenery of ocean meeting high desert dunes is having the opportunity to get some background on local...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank northwindblew
Reviewed 28 October 2018

An interesting day out, helped I believe by having Johann van Zyl as out guide - although the elderly Freelander has drawn some mildly critical comment elsewhere. Probably is time Johann did bite the bullet and pension the old thing off. We were five up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ian M
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This was an all-day trip through the desert/along the coast. Leon our guide was a mine of useful information about the local scenery and wildlife. The huge number of cormorants along the route was an eye opener and we were also fortunate to see a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank williamk271
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This tour was re ommended by our travel company. We thoroughly enjoyed every minute. We were collected from our hotel by 8.30am to start the trip. Leon, our guide/driver is passionate about what he showed us and is easy to get along with. We started...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank and13Tenby
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This had been booked for us by our agents and it was a great day out. Our guide was Johann, who was very knowledgeable and helpful. We felt very safe doing some quite hairy driving along the water's edge and on the dunes: he didn't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 3 September 2018

On August 24th, three of us were picked up by Johan from the Strand Hotel. Everything went very well until we reached the narrow pass between the dunes and the ocean that we must take to reach the Sandwich Lagoon. Johan told us that the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dl3033_8
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Few days ago we did the daily trip to Sandwich Harbour and Walvisbaai with our guide Johan Van Zyl. What a trip! We cannot recommend it enough! Johan was not only extremely nice and enjoyable but absolutely knowledgeable of Swakop, the surroundings and the whole...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

This was unfortunately not at all what we hoped it would be. This was the biggest excursion of our trip due to the price and it was so lackluster. We unfortunately did not have a guide that normally works with Turnstone Tours so not only...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Booked the trip online before our holiday, easy to deal with. Johan picked us up from our hotel on time and we went off to pick up another couple who were on the same trip. Had an amazing day out, Johan was very informative and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from forshara | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We visited Namibia in December for a week. I loved it there. We went to Swakopmund, on the coast. That is where we got the tour to Sandwich Harbor. It was with Turnstone Tours, which was excellent. All you need... More
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