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Desert Explorers

Erf 1058 Nathaniel Maxuili | PO.Box 2428, Swakopmund, Namibia
+264 (0)64 40 60 96
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Swakopmund
Type: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
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Livingstone, Zambia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

I hadn't been on a quad bike in over 10 years, so I felt like I was going to be a beginner. Our guide was so excellent and made the drive comfortable. Within a few minutes we were going full speed on the dunes. It was such a rush! This is a must do for anyone visiting the area. The... More

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Launceston, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My husband and I did the late afternoon Quad Bike tour through the Namib Desert...our guide Chuck was fabulous and very patient with me as it was my first time on a quad bike and I was rather nervous. A surreal experience, absolutely amazing...Great value for money, a must do!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Amazing experience with teenagers able to ride their own bikes. Glad I had quadbiked before in UK though as instructions at the beginning were short compared to what I was used to! Teenagers loved it. Can get cold so wrap up more than you think you might need to. Glves and helmet provided

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We were recently in Swakopmund in Namibia travelling with Kiboko Tours and were taken to the Desert Explorers office to book some of their activities on the recommendation of our guide. Our time was limited and we arrived at 9.30 too late for many of the morning activities so could only go in the afternoon. We asked if we could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great to find tiny sand snakes, spider webs that you need to be made aware of to even see in the sand, chameleons blended to the same colour black rock so you cannot see them until the rock moved away. Dunes that go on forever wonderful.

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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We came for a desert adventure with the quadbiking tour, and were promptly shown to our bikes and taken on our adventure. I don't think the guide was interested in us at all but went through the motions of leading us, doing the sandboarding thing. Fun day, good bikes but felt like the "tourist" I suppose we were

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Hasselt, Belgium
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It is a beautiful way to explore the sand by quad, we had a lot of fun. The sand boarding was also a must-do experience, however the walk back to the top was very hard. I definitely recommend this to anyone who wants some more action in the dunes.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great fun with excellent guides. Don't worry if you are a novice as they have quad bikes for all experiences. They even have quads that Kids can use. Take a drink as it gets very hot in the desert. Give it a go. You will love it

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Rhoon, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

With a quad over the dunes. Stunning views and great to drive over the sand. The prices were OK. When kids have experience they can drive quad as well.

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East Granby, Connecticut
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41 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I was really nervous about getting on a quad because I had never gone on one before, but my friends convinced me. The quads were in great condition despite being driven so frequently and they had both semi-automatic and automatic options. I chose the automatic. The guide took us out slow at first and worked us up to faster and... More

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