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Kolmanskop Ghost Town

Luderitz, Namibia
+264 63 204 031
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It’s a Must

You can’t come to the area without visiting the Ghost Town! It’s amazing - so full of history- and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Deefadog10
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biggest highlight in town...

See what the wealth of diamonds could do nearly a hundred years ago on a reion without a drop of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Horst S
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“guided tour” (78 reviews)
“ghost town” (114 reviews)
“diamond mining” (30 reviews)
LOCATION
Luderitz, Namibia
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+264 63 204 031
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"guided tour"
in 78 reviews
"ghost town"
in 114 reviews
"diamond mining"
in 30 reviews
"bowling alley"
in 19 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 27 reviews
"fascinating place"
in 9 reviews
"wander around"
in 13 reviews
"photographers paradise"
in 8 reviews
"take your time"
in 8 reviews
"great photo opportunities"
in 7 reviews
"main building"
in 6 reviews
"take pictures"
in 8 reviews
"sand dunes"
in 16 reviews
"interesting history"
in 13 reviews
"unique experience"
in 6 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 9 reviews
"early morning"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You can’t come to the area without visiting the Ghost Town! It’s amazing - so full of history- and a photographers delight. And the cafe serves great snacks and lunches!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

See what the wealth of diamonds could do nearly a hundred years ago on a reion without a drop of water... everything was imported from abroad but there was a school, hospital, butchery, bowling court and everything you wanted (if you had diamonds to pay...More

1  Thank Horst S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words can't describe how much fun this place was. My brother and I got there just before it opened in the morning and left just as it was closing. We took the walking tour of the grounds (offered in English and German) and it was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit of a delay in posting this review but we’ve been traveling. This is a great place to visit with an interesting history. The drive to Kolmanskop is worth the trip in itself, beautiful scenery. Organise your visit around the guided tours and allow...More

Thank leslct
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to spend a few hours and see parts of history. Fascinating if you allow your imagination to go back in time and see what was like here at the turn of the 20th century. The photos at the museum help to put a...More

Thank John K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best time to visit is in the early morning, right when they open the gates. If you pay the photographer fee you can go even earlier. For us it was one of the highlights of Namibia. You can walk around the abandoned buildings alone...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has been on our bucket list for years and was everything and more than we had hoped .. The very reasonable entry cost included a very good 45 minute guided tour which was great and after that we were free to explore on our...More

Thank lesc03oq6d1anjw155s
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

An interesting trip, made more so if one has a camera to take photos of the past that the place reflects.

Thank rosgoldfarb
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

The last evening of our Rotary Congress we had a party in the ghost town. They brought us with busses and we had a party in the main building. Everything was very good arranges, food, music, drinks.

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Kolmanskop and went on a guided tour. The information was really interesting and well imparted. Go in the morning as it is closed from 13h00.

1  Thank Rene000
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Cdejager
2 April 2018|
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Response from Bojan T | Reviewed this property |
It's very close and many local companies will happily take you there and back. You can also rent a car.
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JazzaDP
7 March 2018|
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Response from tingasiki | Reviewed this property |
You don't need to pre-book. There are two tours at 9am and 11am. Enjoy!
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Anne-Mare S
1 January 2018|
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Response from Anna-Marie V | Reviewed this property |
Dit is 'n teerpad totdat jy afdraai na Kolmanskop toe. (dis reg lanks die hoofpad) Ek dink kort na die afdraai is dit grondpad, maar dis minder as 500 meter tot waar jy parkeer.
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