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Address: Luderitz, Namibia
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Knowledgeable guide and stunning location

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 history of Namibia including German settlement and diamond mining. It was also interesting to find... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

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Harderwijk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

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Gaborone
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 if you fly to and from Namibia.

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Ridgecrest, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 opportunities.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have a half day to spare this place is certainly worth the visit. The guided tour (around 45 minutes) gives the insight into the life of this city which was alive from early 2%th century till the 1950.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

There is a guided tour everyday. They make good coffee and cake. The history is very interesting. The maintenance is not that good but the sand took over at last. Put sun screen on and shoes for hot sand. Take a lot of photos to show your friends what they will not believe if they can not see it for... More 

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