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“Just a word: perfect!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Discover Namibia Private Day Tours and Safaris

Discover Namibia Private Day Tours and Safaris
Swakopmund, Namibia
+27 (0) 28 312 3133
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Owner description: Discover Namibia is a Namibian Tourism Board registered company.We offer privately guided day tours in Windhoek and Swakopmund as well as a selection of longer tour options.Bookings can be made via telephone or e mail.
milano
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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“Just a word: perfect!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We organized our trip to Namibia (2 weeks, August 2013) with Discover Namibia Tours and Safaris. And it was the best choice we could do!

Gemma Dry and Yvonne Morgans were helpful, informative, knowledgeable, encouraging, patient, efficient, honest and professional in every step of the trip. You cannot ask better from a tour operator!

1. Organization. We spent months e-mailing each other, trying to find the best options in terms of accomodation and itinerary. Gemma and Yvonne answered to every question we asked, always very quickly, proposing the best solutions and managing to obtain all the accomodations we asked for (even the ones in waiting list, at the end).
2. Trip. Along with the rental car, we received an amazing info pack with a detailed map, accomodation vouchers and lots of infos about the trip. Gemma also provided a lot of help during the trip, managing to book various activities we did not have the time to book before - we were communicating through sms messages! Invaluable.

So please, if you're planning a trip to Namibia (and neighbouring countries!) please consider Discover Namibia Tours and Safaris!

Visited August 2013
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“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We have just finished our two weeks travel organised by Discover Namibia through Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls. We have heard about thsi company on Internet and have communicated with Gemma Dry and Yvonne Morgans. We are not an easy crowd and they have always been responsive. The guy that they arranged to guide us, Tim Therone, was experienced and knowledgeable.
Although we have changed the itinerary as we were on the go, everything went very smooth! They arrange a flight over the Okavango Delta that was not included in the first place and it turned out to be the climax or our trip. All prearranged accommodation was perfect!
Many thanks to Gemma and Tim!

Visited August 2013
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derbyshire
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“An incredible experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We have just returned from a 3 week trip around Namibia - we chose Discover Nambiia Safaris as our tour operator because we had such excellent help and service (with a sense of humour!) from them when we were planning our trip. We wanted to actually walk in the desert as much as we could, as well as see and enjoy the scenery, wildlife and history of the country. Our baggage was delayed on arrival which meant we had to change our first two nights accommodation, plus we decided to alter our last night to be sure of our flight home due to our concerns about our airline. Gemma sorted out accommodation and the rest of the trip went smoothly as planned, so we are very grateful for all her help. I wonder if she could organise our next holiday - we may well be back to Africa next year, a little further north and east?!

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New York City, New York
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“Simply Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We are on our way to back to Manhattan after a 2.5 week self drive tour of Namibia organized by Discover Namibia. I could not thank Gemma and Yvonne enough for this amazing lifetime experience. We are extremely pleased with all the arrangements and the exceptional service that we received before as well as during our trip.
In the planning stage of our trip, I most likely have exchanged over 80 emails with Yvonne. She was always there to answer my questions, find alternative places to stay in case our primary choice was unavailable, all keeping in mind that we were traveling in the peak tourist season. I also have thank her to bear with us keep changing our mind about a few lodges. She was able to book us two nights inside Etosha at Okaukuejo, simply amazing.
During our trip my husband unfortunately was not well for a couple of days, so we had to make some last minute changes to our plan. Thanks to the amazing service everything was organized without us having to face any extra hassle. We could see and experience everything that we had planned initially.
Namibia is a breaktaking beautiful place, the images of which will be in our mind forever. We shall surely return in a few years, and we know who to get in touch with to have another experience of a lifetime.

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“Hands Down the Best Namibian Tour Operator”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Our party of 4 returned earlier this month from a truly spectacular, and very affordable 12-day self-drive safari in Namibia, ending with a 5-day stay in Cape Town. We are extremely pleased and impressed with the exceptional value and service we received from Discover Namibia as our Tour Operator. We now understand why Gemma Dry and her staff receive such stellar reviews.
This was our first trip to southern Africa, and we could not have asked for better advice or a better organized tour. From our very first inquiry to the very end of our journey, we received an absolutely exemplary standard of service and support (and incredible value). Gemma Dry and Yvonne Morgans are a joy to work with. Their extensive experience, in-depth knowledge, incredible attention to detail, combined with a very thoughtful and caring attitude greatly enhanced every aspect of our tour. Their recommendations were uniformly excellent. All our accommodations were absolutely first rate; same for our rental vehicles, game drives and pre-planned activities. We even received room upgrades to junior suites at the Winchester Mansions in Cape Town at no additional cost.
In our experience, the most important measure of a Tour Operator is their response when something unexpected happens or something goes awry. Gemma was always instantly accessible and incredibly responsive in each and every case. She effectively and efficiently resolved any problems we encountered.
We have absolutely no hesitation giving Discover Namibia Tours our highest recommendation. On a scale of 1 to 10, we rate them as an 11! Thank you for making this truly a trip of a lifetime. Tim & Katalin Scanlon / Christian and Tanja Senekowitsch

Visited July 2013
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