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Living Desert Adventures

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Address: P.O.Box 1953, Swakopmund, Namibia
Phone Number:
+264 64 405 070

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Desert education and fun

Learn more about the dunes and fall in love with the desert!! The vehicle was clean, comfortable and in excellent condition. What a fun and entertaining morning. Chris is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dorianne G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Learn more about the dunes and fall in love with the desert!! The vehicle was clean, comfortable and in excellent condition. What a fun and entertaining morning. Chris is passionate about educating tourists. It was a great mix of searching for and learning about the 'little 5' and an exciting drive over the dunes (felt like a roller coaster at... More 

Thank Dorianne G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the 4x4 excurtion. We saw the small 5 witch included the snake side winder. The staff was well educated, friendly and helpful. Vehicles was clean and the 🚗 drive through the desert was exciting.

Thank Cinta B
Saint-Tropez, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is something I would never have considered, but I am so glad we went. It was absolutely fascinating to learn about life in the desert, and Dayne was amazing how he found 2 different snakes, 2 chameleons, a scorpion ........ Also the formation and make up of the dunes, which are all covered in tiny footprints he could identify.

Thank leplum
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

you can see all the different animal. we start at about 8 am with a group of 8, then run ahead to the desert and look for the animal. firstly we saw diff type of lizard, the guide Chris, he is very experience on finding animal, finally we saw diff kind of lizard, snake, bird. but we miss the scorpion.... More 

Thank Muggle S
San Antonio
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109 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I suspect most people have not spend a lot of time in the desert, so this is a very interesting tour. We did not book in advance, so all morning tours were booked up and we settled for the afternoon tour, which is less desirable as the animals are more in hiding than in the AM. Nico, our tour guide... More 

Thank Tim J
Dusseldorf, Germany
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very interesting tour. We saw Chameleon, spiders, snake.. But we were too many people, so there was less time for taking pictures.

Thank tigerbee1311
New York City
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A group of 12 of us went with Living Desert Tours on a 3 hour safari in two vehicles. We had a guide who was so knowledgeable and hands-on that we learned more in 1 hour than in a whole week's worth of tours. It was a stimulating trip.

Thank patnatros
London, England, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely tour with great knowledgable staff. Guides told stories and made it enjoyable for all ages in both English and German. You learn about the desert, wildlife and living in and around Swakopmund. We saw all of the animals on the "Little 5" list and more plus finish off with dune exploration before heading back. Enthusiastic staff and good vehicles... More 

Thank Graham P
North Wales
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114 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

As others have said, a must do whilst in Swakopmund. Entertaining, educational, informative just brilliant. It's just as much fun as searching for the Little Five as for the Big Five although success cannot always be guaranteed I'm sure. We were lucky and found them and got some great photos too. The tour is just as much about everything else... More 

Thank DaveinNorthWales
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2 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Driving over the dunes and seeing the mini five animals was really interesting. Above expectations. The guides were informative, relaxed and fun! You would not believe how many different species exists in the dessert. The views are also great for those who like to take pictures.

Thank Vincent P

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