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“desert tour”(9 reviews)
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Enjoy the thrill of cycling up and down Namibia's famous dunes on a fat bike. Feel the fresh coastal air, take-in the silence and breathtaking scenery of the oldest desert in the world in the most ecological way. An unforgettable and unique Namibian...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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6 Hendrik Witbooi Str, Swakopmund, Namibia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly and helpful from booking to completion. Bikes set up and clear instructions by guide (Ingo) on how to ride on the dunes. Gradual introduction of skills so would suit anyone who can ride a bike and you can opt out if don’t want...More

Thank DocBrighton
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

The two of us had an excellent 2 tour - I can’t speak more highly of Ingo our guide. First off he made sure we had the right size bikes at their shop in the centre of town. We were given the choice of standard...More

Thank AndyActuary
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Such a wonderful activity to do with your friends and family. The instructor was very patient and helpful as we had a fifteen year old with us who was not as skilled on the bike. Anyone can do it and it is a once in...More

2  Thank talzdm
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

We took the scenic desert route in the morning (0830). I missed the ”scenic” part and just wanted to go out riding in the dunes. Our guide, Richard, was really good and made it interesting even for someone who hates to stand still and listen....More

1  Thank lat59
Reviewed December 2, 2018

We did the city tour in the morning with Mark and had a really enjoyable and informative couple of hours. It is a good way to get an insight into the town and also the history of Namibia. The bikes are ideal for the roads...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed October 28, 2018

What an exciting way to see the dunes! I am an avid mountain biker but this was my first time on a fat bike. I thought it would be way more challenging than it was - riding on a fat bike was natural and fun....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jammyness
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi jammyness, Glad you had such a great time on our tour. It is really just like riding a bike :). You are very welcome to spend more time with us in the desert on your next visit :). Kind regards, Mark

Reviewed October 24, 2018

First experience with biking in sand dunes. Guide was competent and providing helpful hints, interesting informations about sand characteristics and biking technique with a certain kind of humour. A really recommendable activity!!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Cosmopolitan828738
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi Peter, Thank you for your review and recommendation. Hope to see you here again sometime. Kind regards, Mark

Reviewed October 22, 2018

We did the city tour in the morning, which gave us a really good view into the history of the town, but a very leisurely cycle. In the afternoon we did the Dunes tour which was slightly (!) more challenging, but well worth the effort....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MikeK909
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi Mike, Thank you very much for your review. Glad you had a great time on both tours and happy that you were able to experience both spectrums of our Town and desert area. Kind regards, Mark

Reviewed October 10, 2018

Hard work for a keen 60 year old cyclist but very enjoyable would definitely do it again if ever back in Swakopmund

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank grayjarvis
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi grayjarvis, Thank you very much for your review. Glad you enjoyed the tour with us and you are very welcome to join again when back in our beautiful area :) Kind Regards, Mark

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We are regular cyclists at home, so we thought we’d give this a whirl. It took a little while to get used to riding fat bikes on the road, but once on the dunes the bikes came into their own. Cycling down a large dune...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paula G
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi Paula, Thank you for you review and recommendation. Glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope so see you again. Kind regards, Mark

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jessicaaT2935TB
September 27, 2018|
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Response from Mark d | Property representative |
Hi Jessica, The tour is about 2 hours and 12km. It includes cycling along the dry riverbed and dunes. If you are able to cycle for 2 hours and have a fair level of fitness you should be fine. Every tour is adjusted to the... More
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jessicaaT2935TB
September 27, 2018|
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Response from johnM6646HZ | Reviewed this property |
Not the one through the desert and the dunes. The one around town would be fine
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