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Tommy's Tours and Safaris

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A desert teaming with life - little life

Jurgen our guide was a real conservationist and passionate about preserving this beautiful patch of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
William K
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Croydon, United Kingdom
Fantastic!

Chantelle is a born entertainer & her love of the desert & it’s creatures is contagious. She picked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melinda V
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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Swakopmund, Namibia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Jurgen our guide was a real conservationist and passionate about preserving this beautiful patch of the Namib desert. The manner in which he was able to produce amazing creature out of the seemingly sterile desert sand was a wonder to behold. I must admit that...More

Thank William K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chantelle is a born entertainer & her love of the desert & it’s creatures is contagious. She picked us up at 8, dropped us off at 2 and kept the whole group (2 Americans, 4 Swiss, 2 Austrians) engaged & laughing the whole time -...More

Thank Melinda V
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Eben and Chantelle took us out on a wonderfull tour through the desert. Aside from finding numerous animals, what I'll remember the most is the sheer enthousiasm of both guides. I take home the respect they have for all things on this planet and continue...More

Thank D_Piddy78
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We were on the tour of Tommy's Little 5, meaning the sometimes hard to see and overlooked animals of the dunes near Swakopmund. Tommy delights in his job and has boundless energy navigating the dunes with his other "scouts" as they hunt for chameleons, sidewinders...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 20 July 2018

My dad and I went on the half-day Living Desert Tour, and I have to say "Wow!" Tommy and his team definitely know what they're doing and what they're talking about. They managed to find a skink (legless lizard), a black hairy tailed scorpion, a...More

1  Thank Corlia J
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised!Our family went on his halfday tour and it was amazing!Tommy is a real treat and has an extended knowledge of the desert and its' animals.We had great fun with driver Eben.Tommy makes an effort to accommodate childrrn on the tour!Will defnitely...More

Thank 888celestep
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We spent such an interesting and enjoyable few hours learning about the amazing little creatures of the Namib Desert with our excellent guide, Chantelle. Her passion, enthusiasm and RESPECT for these animals and their environment was wonderful - as was her driving ability over the...More

1  Thank rosamay345
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Tommy brought the desert to life for us. He managed to find so many small animals - many of them under the sand. He had a lovely sense of humour and taught us to respect the dunes, an area at first sight that looks so...More

Thank jillamy47
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Fascinating insight into the life in the desert of Namibia. Great guides and vehicles make for a memorable experience not to be missed

Thank MarklavLaptop
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I recommend safari trip with Tommy 😍 A lot of smile, beautiful views, exciting drive & sand’s animals = 5 hours with nature ❤️

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Anthony J
16 January 2016|
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Response from nancymcd1954 | Reviewed this property |
The tours are about 4 hours, and while you are 4-wheeling in the desert, it wasn't that bumpy or anything. I was a little skeptical, thinking sand dunes would be boring, but Tommy and his crew really bring "the living... More
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Pleasureway
31 July 2015|
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Response from Wim-Tusk | Reviewed this property |
I know Tommy does collect his guests from any hotel / guest house in Swakopmund. However the only cruise ship port might be in Walvisbay. I'm not sure if he collects from Walvisbay. If however you fill the vehicle as a group... More
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