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Openspace Tours

Swakopmund, Namibia
+264 81 273 5330
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Absolutely Do Not Miss - Skeleton Coast Tour

This tour was outstanding - the main reason being our guide, Jay. He was an amazing tour guide. He... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
jac222018
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Boston, Massachusetts
Full day trip with Jay was the best guided trip we have had in years!

With the weather on our side, Jay took us as far up the coast as possible on a full day tour. At... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
marceldev0s
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Cape Town, South Africa
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Swakopmund, Namibia
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Jay was the most phenomenal tour guide around. We booked this tour not entirely knowing what to expect but knowing we wanted to see some of the Skeleton Coast. All expectations were exceeded. Jay was extremely knowledgeable and made the tour both interesting and insightful....More

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norcoast, Owner at Openspace Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Kristian, Thanks for the great review and I hope you make it back to this part of the world! Best Regards, Jay

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Great trip with Jay into the 'moon landscape' of the Dorob National Park - I didn't even know this stunning scenery was there as most attention is drawn to the sand dunes. Jay shared his wealth of knowledge about the area, from the growth of...More

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norcoast, Owner at Openspace Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you IndigoWhirl for the review and yes the area is spectacular to say the least!

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

A trip north up the coast from Swakopmund is a beautiful journey and a must do if you are in the region. Jay is an amazing guide who is passionate about his role and the region, he definitely made this trip into something very special....More

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norcoast, Owner at Openspace Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thanks for the fantastic comments and the support. Your feedback motivates us to continue learning more about the region. Safe travels!

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Jay's trip up the Skeleton Coast is a wonderful experience, and one I'd recommend to anyone visiting Swakopmund. He's infinitely knowledgeable and an extremely enjoyable person. Doing a half-day trip entails seeing a shipwreck, seal colony, desert landscapes and life, and much more. Jay is...More

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norcoast, Owner at Openspace Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

Tarquin, Thank you very much for the fantastic review and for all of your insight on our topics! One of the best attributes to being involved in tourism is the knowledge gained from clients. Enjoy your travels.

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Great excursion from a very passionate and knowledgeable guide. Particularly liked the explanation of the weather system and various bits of information regarding the society at large.

Thank T G
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norcoast, Owner at Openspace Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

TG, Thanks for the review and I hope the rest of your trip exceeds expectations. Kind Regards, Jay

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