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Desert Explorers

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Address: Erf 1058 Nathaniel Maxuili | PO.Box 2428, Swakopmund, Namibia
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Quad biking at the desert

Had so much fun with the quad bike. Driving up and down on the sand dunes. Seeing the sun sets. Definitely a must do thing in swakopmund Our tour guide is very experience and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tommy L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had so much fun with the quad bike. Driving up and down on the sand dunes. Seeing the sun sets. Definitely a must do thing in swakopmund Our tour guide is very experience and gave us some good insights of the desert. Reminder to put on a jacket or a thin jersey, it gets quite windy and chilling

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Thank Tommy L
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a blast! My husband and I did the one hour quad tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. An hour was just about right. We had taken a boat ride earlier that morning, so being able to experience quad riding in the desert the same day fit in to our schedule nicely. I have had no previous experience with quads or... More 

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1 Thank Meredith W
Walvis Bay, Namibia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great rides, service a is good as well as the food.enjoyed riding the dunes. staff was helpful with the bike riding

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew we were going into the dunes on quads and that's about all I knew. We had a great guide and did the Desert Explorer tour, so not the adrenaline junkie ones. It was a great balance of nature and fun as we did lots of adrenaline encouraging things. Our guide found wildlife in the most unusual places and... More 

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Haarzuilens
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect on time the taxi of desert explorers came to bring us to the dunes. Everything was good arranged, helmets and excellent quads, 250 cc!! Important: You must embrocate your arms and hands with factor 30 UV filter or more!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We took our 10, 8 and 1year olds on a dune trip with the quads...grandparents also joined! Great fun and very safe for kids and adults-a must do for any traveler visiting swakop...even Tom Cruise is on the picture wall, if thats not an endorsement i dont know what is!?

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1 Thank jbburger5
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Went with wife & 2 kids on 2 hour explorer tour. Highly recommend trip as a way to get closer to the dunes and learn about the local creatures. Walked up to the top of 'Big Billy' dune; exhausted but great view. Ride was thrilling, depending on your speed.

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2 Thank Brendan P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Inquiry about the quad tour and camels,Greeting at reception was not very friendly and been only 1 person was told minimum of 2 only. Very sad that it is like this. Then walked around to have a look at the Camel,and took a picture to be told please don't take pictures,there is no sign stating anything of the sort. Sorry... More 

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2 Thank Wayne K
Bassoues, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We are a couple of over 60's and we just loved this experience having never sat on a quad bike before it was huge fun. We were very well looked after and near end of our ride we had a sundowner up in the dunes, beautifully laid on for us - just a brilliant experience from a company that certainly... More 

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Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Went Quad Biking and it was an awesome experience, great value for money as we were all tired on the way back as we covered quite the distance. The sand boarding was exciting as well but the wall up the dunes in the hot desert sand was quite the challenge

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