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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 2 weeks ago

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 28 October 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
Thank jammyness
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 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 24 October 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
Thank Cosmopolitan828738
Mark d, Owner at Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

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

Reviewed 22 October 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 8 November 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 10 October 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 8 November 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 5 October 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 8 November 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

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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!

Date of experience: July 2018
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!

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

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jessicaaT2935TB
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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jessicaaT2935TB
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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