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“Was fun but no adrenalin rush”
Review of Desert Explorers

Desert Explorers
Ranked #1 of 44 things to do in Swakopmund
Certificate of Excellence
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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320 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
“Was fun but no adrenalin rush”
Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

This was my first quad biking and I am 60 years old. The company was Desert Explorers. The guide was lovely and there was only me with him. It was fun but not as exciting as I expected. There was no real adrenalin rush at all. The bike chain came off and stopped so they sent out a replacement which was fast and efficient. Worth doing buts bit underwhelming.

Visited October 2013
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Pretoria
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96 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Really worth it - with the right guide”
Reviewed October 7, 2013

We did two trips, with different guides. The first one was rather listless and did not put in much of an effort. The second one was just perfect - cheerful, extremely competent, and incredibly flexible. One in our group did not want to continue, the guide took her on as a passenger. One quad bike gave up, the guide quickly organised another one and towed the defunct one.

The tour itself is breathtaking - right through the desert dunes, with great panoramic views of the desert, the sea and the town.

What I do not know is how these tours impact on the eco-system. It would be good to have some information on this.

Visited October 2013
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Strand, South Africa
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50 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A once in a life time experience”
Reviewed October 7, 2013

The dunes, especially number 7 to go up and come down on a Quad bike is an unreal, fantastic experience. YOU MUST DO IT!!!

Visited September 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Wonderfull experience!”
Reviewed September 26, 2013

Experience the desert on a quad bike. An experience I will never forget. I am near to 60 and never ride a bike before. The tour guide,Martin was very considerate. Caught a snake a showed to us. We rode to the top of a very high dune. Include this in your
outdoor activites if possible.

Visited September 2013
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice trip in the dunes”
Reviewed September 17, 2013

We did Quad Biking in the "Dune 7" dunes. it was very nice. So much sand and in the background the city. amazing

Visited September 2013
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