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Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours

6 Hendrik Witbooi Str, Swakopmund, Namibia
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Great experience for my son and me. Nice and polite guide. Lots of information about the environment

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matthias W
Amazing!

We signed up for a ‘low-tide beach cruise’ in the morning and ‘the scenic desert tour’ in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stéphanie D
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Enjoy the thrill of cycling up and down Namibia's famous dunes on a fat bike. Feel the fresh coastal air, take-in the silence and breathtaking scenery of the oldest desert in the world in the most ecological way. We also offer historic city tours, sunrise and low-tide beach rides. An unforgettable and unique Namibian cycling experience in and around the charming, historic town, Swakopmund.
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“desert tour” (8 reviews)
“guide mark” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6 Hendrik Witbooi Str, Swakopmund, Namibia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience for my son and me. Nice and polite guide. Lots of information about the environment

1  Thank Matthias W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We signed up for a ‘low-tide beach cruise’ in the morning and ‘the scenic desert tour’ in the afternoon. Our guide was Rich. Not only we did fatbiking, we also learned a lot about the ocean and desert. We really had a blast. Recommended!!!

Thank Stéphanie D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A highlight of our trip in Namibia We had a fantastic time with our leader Hank. The peace of being out in the desert and dunes is just wonderful. As others have said the adrenaline rush of the steeper slopes is a highlight. Trust yourself...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Our fatbike tour on the dunes was a great experience. We enjoyed the ride and specially the drops. My MTB friends are jealous about the nice photos. Mark explained many things about Swakopmund and the desert. Really satisfied!!

Thank Yannis S
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

You don't need to be a mountain biker to enjoy this desert ride (but I am). A reasonable level of riding ability and moderate fitness will do fine. Henk (my guide) explained the way to ride on sand and had an excellent knowledge of the...More

Thank Somerset1234
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I did the desert fat biking tour today with Mark the owner of the company. The tour was great! It exeeded my expectation. Crusing on the dunes where so much fun. The feeling is unique. I higly recommend this tour and the company.

Thank Jónas G
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We signed up for a 2 hour desert tour, starting at 8.30am. My wife was a bit apprehensive as she is not a cyclist but she had no reason to worry. The bikes look virtually new and are very well maintained. We rode with our...More

Thank Rick T
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We did the tour in December and signed up for the old town and desert tour. The guide did not really explain to us nicely how the bikes worked and made sure everyone was in the right gears etc. This might sound stupid but if...More

Thank debruinmarno
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Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Dear Marno, Thank you for your review. I am sad to hear that your experience was not what you expected. In your review you mentioned that you signed up for the Old City AND Desert Tour. As these are two different tours, it seems that...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Living in Namibia you don't really do the "touristy things" so we were excited when we got gift vouchers for this activity, which we enjoyed over a weekend at the coast. This is an activity enjoyable for both travelers and locals. You definitely need to...More

Thank HoppyA13
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Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Dear HoppyA13, Thank you very much for your review. Hope to see you again on another tour. Kind regards, Mark

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

The experiencewas awesome ! We did a 2 hours scenic tour in the dunes near Swakopmund. The whole tour is in bike (you start in the city center and you come back with your bike). The bikes are great and they provide with water, helmets,...More

Thank nicolasgadiot
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Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Dear Nicolasgadiot, Thank you very much for your review. I am really glad you enjoyed the trip so much. Kind Regards, Mark

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