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Mondesa Township Tours

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  • Average8%
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Dec 14, 2017
“Interesting heritage/culture tour”
Dec 9, 2016
“Mondesa - market, housing, food, song and children.....”
Provides a well-organised tour that reflects the history of the Mondesa Township. Mondesa was established in the early 1950's to provide housing for blacks working in Swakopmund. The tour is designed as a part of living history, moving from the...more
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Mondesa, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
+264 81 273 4361
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

We were picked up by two young men from Hatu Angu Cultural Tours and together we drove to Mondesa Township while they explained about the history and culture. We went to a market, then visited a herero lady who runs a kindergarten, then visited a...More

1  Thank Froggy2Denmark
Reviewed December 9, 2016

My wife and I did a Mondesa Township Tour while in Swakopmund and while I agree with some other comments that there appeared to be some 'commercial' aspects to it, there was no getting away from the friendliness of the local people especially the children....More

4  Thank Norman G
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Visiting the township was a highlight of my trip to Africa. To not see or learn about the townships is to miss a huge reality of Africa. My guide was very informative and the people were very welcoming and warm. I learned a lot about...More

2  Thank Lauren D
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We booked a township tour at Hafeni in Swakopmund but tour guide was not really interested to tell a lot but more on her cell phone. Anyhow it is good to see this part of Swakopmund but be prepared that everywhere you come, a donation...More

1  Thank Henk737
Phillip A, Owner at Mondesa Township Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2016

Dear Guest I am here by regret to inform you that we not part of Hafeni Tours, you booked with Hafeni and not Mondesa Township Tours, we are Mondesa Township Tours and not Hafeni Tours. Please be so kind and search for Hafeni tours and...More

Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

450rand for the tour and then be prepared to hand out money at almost every stop. I enjoyed the market stop - learning about the local food - however (like the previous review) I felt the orphanage was a scam. For a place that housed...More

2  Thank Fiona O
pa20162016, Owner at Mondesa Township Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2016

Dear Fionaoke & Guests Hope you are well, My apology to hear about your experiences on the township tour you book for. Its with regret to inform you that you didnt take part or booked a township tour offered by Mondesa Township Tours, but from...More

Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

We stopped at food market and looked at few of traditional ingredients in Namibian kitchen. After that we drove around the township looking at buildings built by government and one done by people moving from countryside. We stopped at preschool run by local uneducated lady,...More

1  Thank RudySzymon
Reviewed October 14, 2015

While most of our safari group decided on activities out of Swakopmund, we chose the Modesa Township Tour and so pleased we did. We had been on township tours in Cape Town and Soweto in Johannesburg and this township tour was the best by far....More

4  Thank Maureen S
Reviewed August 16, 2015

I did the township tour around mondesa with Nande of Hafeni tours and travel (tel +264 64400731). they picked us up from the hotel and we walked/drove around the township, with loads of photo opportunities, but best was the personal guided commentary through the kindergarden,...More

1  Thank serena99
Reviewed August 14, 2015

The township tour was great - it was good to be able to talk to some of the locals (we visited a teacher in the local preschool and a Damara medicine woman as well as meeting a couple of locals in the bar). Our guide...More

2  Thank AilishDavis
Reviewed May 12, 2015

Now isn't life strange? Most of us from developed countries take material benefits for granted but here in Mondesa Township you will see simple shacks made from discarded wood and metal with their small plots marked out with car tyres buried in the ground, allowing...More

3  Thank Colin S
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