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“desert tour”(8 reviews)
“river bed”(4 reviews)
“guide mark”(3 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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+264 81 395 5813
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank grayjarvis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Riding in the Swakopmund dunes was such a surprising experience! I wasn’t expecting an adrenaline rush but I sure got one. Zooming down the huge sand dunes was very exciting. A bit like flying down a ski slope actually! I definitely recommend the tour. The...More

Thank MargotE15
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Margot, Thank you very much for your review! We always like to give people more to take home than just an amazing outdoor experience by provide all the interesting and fascinating information about the beautiful area. Glad you also enjoyed the fast adrenaline bits....More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The guide - Mark - kept everyone from happy; from in- to unexperienced. Items amazing to rode of the high dunes!

Thank Astrid S
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Astrid, Thank you very much for your review! Glad you enjoyed the time with us :). Hope to see you again. Mark

Reviewed 17 July 2018

We had a wonderful outing in a group of nine, very well led by Mark, the owner. It is amazing what you can do on a fat bike on desert sand. Totally different from any other experience, really good!

Thank wilhelmusgjanssen
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi wilhelmusgjanssen, Thank you very much for your review! Regards, Mark

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Great experience for my son and me. Nice and polite guide. Lots of information about the environment

1  Thank Matthias W
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Matthias, Thank you very much for your review! Kind regards, Mark

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We signed up for a ‘low-tide beach cruise’ in the morning and ‘the scenic desert tour’ in the afternoon. Our guide was Rich. Not only we did fatbiking, we also learned a lot about the ocean and desert. We really had a blast. Recommended!!!

Thank Stéphanie D
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Stéphanie, Thank you very much for your review and for recommending our tours :). Hope to see you again. Mark

Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

A highlight of our trip in Namibia We had a fantastic time with our leader Hank. The peace of being out in the desert and dunes is just wonderful. As others have said the adrenaline rush of the steeper slopes is a highlight. Trust yourself...More

Thank johnM6646HZ
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi johnM6646HZ, Thank you very much for your review! So glad to hear that it was a highlight of your trip to Namibia. You are always welcome to join us on another tour :) Kind regards, Mark

Reviewed 10 May 2018

Our fatbike tour on the dunes was a great experience. We enjoyed the ride and specially the drops. My MTB friends are jealous about the nice photos. Mark explained many things about Swakopmund and the desert. Really satisfied!!

Thank YannisS33
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Yannis, Thank you very much for your review. Glad you enjoyed the experience with us. Hope to see you again in the future :) Mark

Reviewed 17 March 2018

You don't need to be a mountain biker to enjoy this desert ride (but I am). A reasonable level of riding ability and moderate fitness will do fine. Henk (my guide) explained the way to ride on sand and had an excellent knowledge of the...More

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Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Somerset1234, Thank you very much for your review! Hope to see you again on one of our tours in the future :) Kind Regards, Mark

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JESSICA A
27 September 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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JESSICA A
27 September 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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