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Nomad Africa Adventure Tours

39 Castle Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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JoBurg to Vic Falls 9 Days Happiness

My wife and I had the greatest time. We did the accommodated tour however camped during the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicholas P
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New York City, New York
Discover Mozambique, The best trip of my life ...

I just come back from amazing 14 days trip, . one of the best experience on life, The crew Kim... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cjz722018
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Nomad Tours continues to offer fantastic value for money adventure touring in Southern and East Africa. With the best trucks and dedicated guides, deciding to travel with Nomad is the best choice you can make.Our mission is to operate the best affordable adventure tours in Africa, and in a socially and ecologically responsible way.We are a South African owned adventure tour company. We began in 1997 with just one truck and now we have the most regular tour departures in our field. We operate both camping and accommodated tours in Southern and East Africa.Our success rests on consistently maintaining high standards in all aspects of our operation, while still retaining the magic and passion that saw us grow so successfully. We have not forgotten the lessons learned in the early days. Still wholly independent, we remain owner-managed, ensuring passionate attention to quality tours every single day.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“okavango delta” (23 reviews)
“long days” (11 reviews)
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39 Castle Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had the greatest time. We did the accommodated tour however camped during the Okavango 2 day portion. Would recommend this combo to get the high of sleeping in the wild and not just at a hotel/lodge campsite. But Nomad is such...More

Thank Nicholas P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just come back from amazing 14 days trip, . one of the best experience on life, The crew Kim, Gabriel, Ntando and Louis, the best, they did everything to make us have a lot fun. the activities very well prepared and schedule. congratulation to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now it has been a few weeks since I traveled with Nomad. I made the tour from capetown to vicfalls in April 2018. Today I was bored and thought about this tour. I had to cry. Really, it‘s so hard for me to think about...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

My daughter (24yr old), my husband and I did this tour and really loved the flexibility of the options. My daughter was camping while we were accommodated, however for the activity package we all went camping. The flexibility to mix these combinations was perfect for...More

1  Thank Ruth V
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

I went on Nomad's Desert Safari South Tour from Swakopmund, Namibia, to Cape Town, South Africa and am so glad I chose them as my tour operator for many reasons. Before going on the tour, I considered trying to go to Namibia on my own...More

3  Thank Stephanie L
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

My sister and I always had the dream to travel around the world, so one day we decided to just pick a date and go. We gave ourselves a small year to plan the itinerary as far as we could, and so we decided to...More

2  Thank Puck K
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Truck tour with tents, an exceptional experience for a firsttimer in Africa, will go with them again in September. Guide Towanga and Chef Mark are phantastic to travel with. Recommend it greatly. The activity package is a real treat to add, enjoyed it thoroughly. Game...More

2  Thank Konrad E
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I had a fabulous tour: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. I chose the accommodated tour and the places we stayed in were wonderful! Our guide and driver were lovely and good fun.More

1  Thank lbramley
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NomadAfrica, Manager at Nomad Africa Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you so much lbramley for your fantastic review and we are so pleased to read that you had such a wonderful tour with us! We will definitely ensure that the whole team hears it.. Of course it goes without saying, we would love to...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We did the Botswana Highlights Tour. The highlights for us were the Mopiri lodge in the Okavango Delta (worth doing accommodated just for this, it was absolutely stunning) and the game drive in Chobe national park We had a full bus of 20 people which...More

1  Thank Dtwilliams23
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NomadAfrica, Manager at Nomad Africa Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Hi Dtwilliams23, Thank you so much for your wonderful and constructive review, we are so pleased to hear that you had such a great tour with us in Botswana and that you enjoyed Mopiri lodge as much as you did! It is indeed a fantastic...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We did Capetown to Durban, accommodated. Small group, mostly accommodated. Itinerary and activity level great. Driver great. Vehicle great, lots of room for standard wheelie suitcase despite what web says. Guide hit and miss, mainly miss. Poor communication on what was the plan, or changed...More

1  Thank lightening996327
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NomadAfrica, Manager at Nomad Africa Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Hi lightening996327, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review and provide us with your constructive feedback on the tour you did with us, we greatly appreciate it! I would like to ensure this feedback reaches our team so that we...More

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MrPhilGee
3 February 2018|
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Response from caroline20052017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Phil, the yellow fever is mandatory. When we came back from Uganda into Kenia they checked our vaccination documents and even checked our temperature. I would highly recommend Malaria prophylaxis and all the other... More
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mchenglo
2 November 2017|
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Response from SQLRTD | Reviewed this property |
I would be very careful about going with Nomad. We did have a great time in the Okavanga delta but returned to find that the Nomad truck had been broken into and all our luggage stolen. The camp where the truck was left... More
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518Traveller518
9 December 2016|
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Response from Jorinde K | Property representative |
Hi Alison, There is a difference in the price of the activity package because if you go on the accommodated tour you’ll fly to the Okavango Delta and if you go on the camping tour you’ll go with the Nomad Truck. If you... More
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