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About Openspace Tours
We offer visitors the chance to have a closer look at the Skeleton Coast and beyond. Our trips focus on the coast north of Swakopmund, Namibia and into the immediate Namib Desert region. We provide a wide variety of information to compliment the amazing scenery of this area. The tour is owner-operated with half day and full day options available.
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All reviews fascinating trip salt mines seal colony cape cross wealth of knowledge would highly recommend this tour half day tour skeleton coast jay shipwreck botanist sights explanation culture stops geology nature
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jay is the most professional tour guide you will find in the whole country :). I never met anyone taking their job to such professional level: not only it felt like the whole library is summarised in his description of Namibian history, modern politics and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Reisingutensko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the half day tour which took us up the coast, stopping by the Zeila shipwreck before heading up to see the amazing seal colony at Cape Cross. What really made this tour for us was Jay’s level of knowledge about the local area,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joel L
norcoast, Owner at Openspace Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Joel!!!! I hope you both have a fantastic final leg of your journey. All the best, Jay

Reviewed 12 November 2018

A really good half day tour out of Swakopmund. You visit a ship wreck and on that stop Jay explained in very good way about the weather system over the coast. He has a lot of knowledge and the way he gives it to you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank matkamaija50
norcoast, Owner at Openspace Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you for your review and it is nice to read feedback from recent visitors!!! I hope you can please excuse my prediction of no rain in Etosha as there were drops on the east side of the park. Safe travels. Kind Regards, Jay

Reviewed 14 October 2018

Jay is extremely knowledgeable and informative. We really enjoyed relaxing, sightseeing, and learning so much about Namibia on this tour. We highly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

There is not enough I can say about how much I enjoyed this tour! I was with two friends visiting Namibia on vacation so we decided to book the Skeleton coastal tour for a simple day trip. Jay was very pleasant and accommodating. Throughout the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Okwede O
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This tour was outstanding - the main reason being our guide, Jay. He was an amazing tour guide. He was knowledgeable, funny, organized, and tailored the tour to things we wanted to see. We spent the entire afternoon on this tour and it was totally...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jac222018
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

With the weather on our side, Jay took us as far up the coast as possible on a full day tour. At every stop he had a fascinating story to tell about the region and always found a way to draw us into the history....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank marceldev0s
norcoast, Owner at Openspace Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you for the great review Marcel and for your "energetic" input into the tour. It was a fantastic day with the east wind announcing its presence while still remaining kind to us! I hope all goes well with the next leg of your holiday....More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

I cannot say enough about Jay and the Moon Landscape Tour. I have traveled 14,000 km in 10 African Countries and this has been the most well-rounded tour I have had the pleasure to enjoy. Jay is passionate, knowledgeable, and puts EVERYTHING in context. He...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We were on the Moonlandscape Tour incl. Walwitschia. Apart from the stunning landscape and incredible nature experience, I can highly recommend the guide, Jay. He constantly explained and taugth us a lot about the region, the people, the history both human and geological, the weather,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DukeLukem11
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The best and most interesting tour I was on in Namibia. The sightseeing was of course interesting but it is Jay that makes there tours magical. His knowledge and passion to share it inbthe best manner is outstanding. Book it, you will not regret it.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Helene B
norcoast, Owner at Openspace Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Helene, Thank you for the review and your input on our tourism industry is valuable to say the least! Wishing you safe future travels. Jay

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