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Address: | PO Box 307, Swakopmund, Namibia
Phone Number: ++ 264 64 403123
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Unforgettable Sandwich Harbor and a night in the desert!

We missed going to Sandwich Harbor the first time we went to Namibia because we didn't realize how challenging it was to visit this place and didn't make reservations ahead of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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117 reviews 117 reviews
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We missed going to Sandwich Harbor the first time we went to Namibia because we didn't realize how challenging it was to visit this place and didn't make reservations ahead of time. So, this time we planned ahead and contacted Turnstone Tours to arrange a trip with one night camping in the desert. Kate made it really easy to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We had high expectations as we'd done a similar trip three years ago and this was even better. Berger was helpful, informative and a good host. Highlights of the trip were: - Driving along the narrow strip between the dunes and the ocean which disappears at high tide, - The climb up the dunes at Sandwich Harbour and the view... More 

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Address: | PO Box 307, Swakopmund, Namibia
Phone Number: ++ 264 64 403123
Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Erongo Region  >  Swakopmund

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