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Address: | PO Box 307, Swakopmund, Namibia
Phone Number: ++ 264 64 403123
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A day to remember

We had the most amazing day with Turnstone Tours visiting Sandwich Harbour. From the moment we were picked up until we returned to our guesthouse at the end of the day we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had the most amazing day with Turnstone Tours visiting Sandwich Harbour. From the moment we were picked up until we returned to our guesthouse at the end of the day we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Burger was our guide for the day, he was brilliant, informative and fun to be with. We saw pelicans, flamingoes, ostriches, dune beetles, dolphins etc.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Wow. Burger picked us up on time from hotel and here we went. Rode over huge dunes, to Sandwich Harbour with a stop at Walvis Bay to see plenty of flamingoes. The drive between the dunes and the ocean was mind blowing. We had a very decent home made lunch with drinks and then drove over some massive dunes again... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

One of our best experiences while in Namibia for our family. The tour to Sandwitch harbor is a full day tour and Turnstone tours are the only operators that do a full day tour. You need a full day to time the tides correctly to get access to and from Sandwitch harbor. DO NOT TRY TO DRIVE YOURSELF. It will... More 

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vancouver island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

We took 2 tours with Turnstone. The first was an afternoon of birdwatching. Bruno definitely knows his shorebirds. He was easily able to pick out the various species in the mixed flocks of hundreds of birds. Althugh we were all experienced birders there is no way we could have identified them all without him. After touring the lagoon at Walvis... More 

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Had an excellent time with Kai (is that how you spell it?) and his dad Bruno. They were excellent tour guides....gave great history about the area and info on the animals and birds. We climbed to one of the highest dunes and had a great view....those who didn't want to do the climb didn't have to. Lunch was delicious...only wish... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Went on 'The Namib Desert' tour organised by Turnstone Tours and with Achim Lenssen as guide. This was no less than excellent. Achim was one of the best guides I have been with. Knowledgable and pleasant. If you can get Achim as guide, you are guaranteed an excellent experience well worth the money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My day tour to Sandwich Harbour with Turnstone Tours is one I will never forget! The magnificence of the dunes along the “passage” where they meet the Atlantic and the whipped cream looking dunes further up leave a lasting impression making one realize just how wonderful our earth is. We didn’t encounter one other vehicle the whole day we spent... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Achim, our guide, is a simply splendid man. Boundless enthusiasm, unfettered opinions and broad knowledge made for a thoroughly entertaining day. Throw in wonderful scenery, running the gauntlet of the tide on a soft sandy beach and some challenging dune driving and you have a truly great experience. We learned a great deal about the desert, including the plant and... More 

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Paris
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Picked up from our hotel, we were spoiled to be the only two on the tour. Achim, our guide, was a local Namibian who having worked for the Namibian Conservation Ministry, was a wealth of information, born from years of experience. It was a true pleasure to spend the day discovering the beauties of Sandwich Harbour and its surrounds. We... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had a fantastic visit to Sandwich harbour and it exceeded our expectation! We were forunate enough to make it via the "passage" . An experience in itself! What made it extra special was our guide Achim, who is extremely knowledgeable, accomodating anddidn'tmind to stop for photo opportunities. Worth the visit and a must when visiting Swakopmund area. The lunch... More 

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