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Turnstone Tours

Address: | PO Box 307, Swakopmund, Namibia
Phone Number: ++ 264 64 403123
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Vancouver, BC
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
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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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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Picked TT because of TA reviews but felt sadly let down. We opted for the Namib desert tour of Swakop & Khan River Valley. Picked up by Ernst at 8.45 a.m., stopped at police road block 10 mins later to be told tyres not up to scratch!! Ernst got round that and we headed for the desert. We did no... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Wonderful experience. Driving up and down the sand dunes is an experience we will never forget. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We had the Sandwich Harbor Tour with Turnstone and we were very lucky to have Bruno and his friends to come at the same day. It was a wonderful one day tour and we were very impressed by the scene, culture, history and especially the food. We had a great time and thanks to Bruno. Highly recommended to whom visiting... More 

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Westbury, Wiltshire
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8 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This reviews the Namib Desert element - we went on from here to Mundulea for a 'walking safari' which is reviewed elsewhere. The whole trip was arranged for us via the Cardboard Box Travel Shop in Windhoek. Our guide Ernst picked us up in a land rover from our accommodation in Windhoek, the Villa Vista (reviewed elsewhere) and we had... More 

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Corfu, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Utterly amazing. We arrived for the day on the QM2 & Ernst our driver collected us at the port. We then had a day that couldn't have been beaten. Up and down massive sand dunes, along the ocean, all the time with Ernst ( a bit of a Crocodile Dundee) stopping & telling/showing us all the mysteries of the desert.... More 

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