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Tommy's Tours and Safaris

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Address: Swakopmund, Namibia
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+264 64 461 038
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The original Living Desert/Little 5 Tour! 08h00 to 13h30 from Swakopmund in...

The original Living Desert/Little 5 Tour! 08h00 to 13h30 from Swakopmund in our 4x4's: we go into the dune/gravel plains area to track the little creatures - snakes, chameleons, geckoes, lizards, scorpions, insects, etc - and also give info on the desert in general, the area's plants and minerals. Dune drive through to the sea. Scenic and educational.

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Desert adventure

It's a MUST SEE. Very professional tourguides. Information and fun for young and old. Without the tour I never would imagine how much life is around inthr dunes.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
hermannjosef0104
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a MUST SEE. Very professional tourguides. Information and fun for young and old. Without the tour I never would imagine how much life is around inthr dunes.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tommy is the best of the best. Knowledgeable, funny, engaging. He brings the exploration of the desert to life due to his vast experience, sense of humor and love of the desert and his clients.

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1 Thank Bent4161
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour leader was Tommy who led our mixed English and German tour by slipping easily between the two languages with great knowledge and humour. In a apparently barren place he found so much life under and over the sand with infectious enthusiasm. The tour endedwith a fast drive in the 4x4s over the dunes. Do not miss this half... More 

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2 Thank TonyRoJo
Soest, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We never expected to find to much life in the desert. The enthusiastic way of finding and telling of Chantelle is great. The tour takes about 4 hours and after a short introduction about what we are trying to find that day, they start looking for tracks. And once you know what to look for the desert will no longer... More 

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2 Thank mahlegrand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We did the living desert tour with Tommy and loved it! Saw the impressive landscapes as well as snakes, geko, chameleon and others. Tommy is very gentle with the animals and the desert, also picks up trash when he sees it. Very good and informative tour, highly recommended!

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1 Thank Jeanine S
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Within ten minutes into the tour, one becomes more aware of where to put one's feet and fingers in the dessert! This is the impact Tommy has on one. He is so passionate and knowledgeable, that it is impossible to not become fully engaged in the tour. Every little thing is thought about. Despite the tours, this business does so... More 

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2 Thank Karin K
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Tommy and his colleague Chantelle are incredibly knowledgeable about everything there is to know about the life that exists in the desert. We booked our trip via email from Canada, all details we handled expertly. We we collected from our hotel on time, Tommy's sense of humour is is amazing. He is so enthusiastic and his love for every creature... More 

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1 Thank Tania J
Rotterdam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We can't express how well Chantal, our Living Desert guide from Tommy's Tours and Safaris, radiated her knowledge, enthusiasm and love of the desert. She has amazing eye for detail, spotted the tinyest creatures from a distance, and managed to show us aspects of the deserts we had no idea of. She loves the desert, and judging by the trust... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were in a party of 8, all picked up promptly from our respective accommodation. Our 5 hours in the desert was hosted by our guide, Chantelle. Her wealth of knowledge is fantastic and she introduced us to so many of the fascinating creatures that inhabit this desolate area. Spiders, geckos, chameleons, lizards, birds, beetles......! Most of them you would... More 

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1 Thank Aswefindit
Swakopmund, Namibia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Did you know what goes on in the sand dunes along the coast between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. This is an eye opener for those who just drive on the dunes without considering the insects who live in the dunes.

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