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Kolmanskop Ghost Town

Luderitz, Namibia
+264 63 204 031
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Very unusual and really interesting guided tour

This is 10km out of Luderitz. We were on a cruise so we had a bus take us there. When we arrived... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2017
Mike C
Guildford, United Kingdom
Amazing history

A truly amazing place to visit! The old houses tell many tales and one can surely imagine how life... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2017
Windhoek, Namibia
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Luderitz, Namibia
+264 63 204 031
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

This is 10km out of Luderitz. We were on a cruise so we had a bus take us there. When we arrived we were met by a guide and was given a 45 minute guided tour, after which we were free to walk around on...More

1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed March 31, 2017

A truly amazing place to visit! The old houses tell many tales and one can surely imagine how life must have been there in early days.

Thank biancal811
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Kolmanskop was well worth a visit. If you get to Luderitz you should call in. It is easily the top attraction there. We did an English speaking tour - they also had German and French options. It provided a good insight into some of the...More

1  Thank janet_skilton
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Note that there are only a few guided tours - which are good. So make sure you go there in time to get on to the guided tour.

Thank Factfinder90
Reviewed March 25, 2017

WOW, very impressive to walk in this ghost town. Good guides and very photogenic location. Really enjoyed it!

Thank Evert279
Reviewed March 24, 2017

This town is FASCINATING and the guided tours (twice daily) are well worth attending. There is an excellent coffee shop/restaurant (proper coffee) and gift shop with history books available and well worth purchasing to read over your holiday. There are plenty of slim "packable" books...More

Thank Flea F
Reviewed March 23, 2017

visit the various buildings of a Company Town - one that processed diamonds found near the shores of the Namib desert! tours only, in morning only. Good exhibits in the visitor center of equipment, and diamond info - cuts, etc.

Thank Janet W
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Loved our tour but we went close to lunchtime so were limited in the time we had to browse as the gates close at 13:00. Do go for the earlier tour if you want more time. Really a great place and of course great photo...More

Thank pawsandclaws
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Fascinating to roam around (sometimes you feel like you are the only one there) in abandoned buildings, built well and made to last, which are slowly being engulfed by the sand dunes. Photographic heaven.

Thank Anderst04
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Wow! Amazing. Ps. Get your own permit and go for the sunrise. It is absolutely magical being there on your own.

1  Thank Lita A
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February 20, 2017|
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Response from Kylie K | Reviewed this property |
You can get a taxi from luderitz. Taxi will take you out, wait for you to finish and take you back
September 16, 2016|
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Response from LNHGM | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you have a TWO options to purchase entrance permits to Kolmanskop Ghost Town; 1) Luderitz Safaris & Tours (centre of town) and at Kolmanskop gate/entrance itself. Please take note that there are 2 x FREE daily guided... More
March 16, 2015|
Response from Margaret d |
Hallo Peet Daar is begeleide toere Maandag tot Saterdag om 09H30 en 11H00. Sondae en Publieke vakansie dae is daar slegs een toer om 10H00.00 Geen toere op Kersdag en Nuwejaarsdag. Hoop dit help. Margaret