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Nomad Africa Adventure Tours

39 Castle Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 5445
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Cape Town to Vic Fall 20 days camping

This trip exceeded all expectations! First and foremost was the Nomad team of Clever and Trust... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sudbury, Massachusetts
Best of Namibia North - an amazing experience

We decided really spontaneous that we will go to Namibia with Nomad and went there without any... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Travel l
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Nomad Tours continues to offer fantastic value for money adventure touring in Southern and East Africa. With the best trucks and dedicated guides, deciding to travel with Nomad is the best choice you can make.Our mission is to operate the best affordable adventure tours in Africa, and in a socially and ecologically responsible way.We are a South African owned adventure tour company. We began in 1997 with just one truck and now we have the most regular tour departures in our field. We operate both camping and accommodated tours in Southern and East Africa.Our success rests on consistently maintaining high standards in all aspects of our operation, while still retaining the magic and passion that saw us grow so successfully. We have not forgotten the lessons learned in the early days. Still wholly independent, we remain owner-managed, ensuring passionate attention to quality tours every single day.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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39 Castle Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 5445

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This trip exceeded all expectations! First and foremost was the Nomad team of Clever and Trust! Highly professional, knowledgeable about sites visited, local history and they were always asking if there were any issues or ways to improve the trip. Clever did a great job...More

Thank Charlie583
Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided really spontaneous that we will go to Namibia with Nomad and went there without any expectations. We did a lot of such tours on our travels so far but this one just surprised us every day. It was the best organized tour with...More

Thank Travel l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made the Delta & Kruger tour from Windhoek (Namibia) to Victoria Falls and to Joburg (SA). Very disapointed about the crew from the first tour! The driver was the "guide" but he didn't really explain us about the story of Africa... The cooker was...More

Thank Jérémy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two girlfriends and I booked this overland safari through African Budget Safaris which was an excellent experience. ABS are a tour agent and outsourced the trip to Nomad Tours who operated the trip. Overall I can't recommend this Nomad tour based on my experience. We...More

Thank thaouyen
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I had booked an overland tour from Johannesburg (18th of July) to Durban, - through a SA based company named Detour, - the tour to be executed by South African overland company Nomad. I received excellent service from Detour throughout the planning, booking and payment....More

2  Thank tipini
NomadHandrick, Manager at Nomad Africa Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear fellow Nomad I would like to sincerely apologise for the time it took for us to get back to you on your feedback from your tour that you did with us from Johannesburg to Durban. Please know that we have reviewed this matter and...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

What a great experience. We joined the Swakopmund to Victoria Falls tour with Nomad Tours Africa. We had 20 people on our bus/truck from all over the world. Our crew of William, Clever and JP were amazing. They took great care of us from morning...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I did the 20 day Cape Town to Vic Falls Camping tour with Nomad. I was able to book the trip last minute directly through their website. My group was a diverse mix of very easy going people mostly in their 20’s. It was a...More

2  Thank Danimal2007
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We had a good mixed group during our campingtrip. It was great. Had the best times, met some amazing people and did stuff I never thought I would do. Our driver was Shady and he did a great job guiding us. Barny was our cook...More

Thank KristelM1
Reviewed 25 May 2017

As a first time visitor to Africa I chose to do a tour for the first time in my life I've always traveled independently so that in itself challenged me. I had read before I booked that the crew you travel with make or break...More

1  Thank Lizzie16361
Handrick D, Manager at Nomad Africa Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Dear fellow Nomad Thank you for giving us the opportunity to get back to you on the matters mentioned in your review to us. We pride ourselves in providing the best African adventures but also, post-tour services such as addressing comments from clients. Pace of...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

The tour was badly organized from the very start. No communication. Not well organized. Had to search for the guide at the start of the tour. The driver/guide showed favoritism to the couple who showered him with wine and beer ignoring the safety on the...More

3  Thank Warna F
Handrick D, Manager at Nomad Africa Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Dear fellow Nomad As promised herewith the outcome and feedback from the departments regarding your review on the NAWJ 28 April 2017. As you know, at the end of every tour we collect feedback from all of our guests. This feedback is tabulated and processed...More

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9 December 2016|
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Response from Jorinde K | Property representative |
Hi Alison, There is a difference in the price of the activity package because if you go on the accommodated tour you’ll fly to the Okavango Delta and if you go on the camping tour you’ll go with the Nomad Truck. If you... More
Monique W
12 September 2016|
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Response from Rhodri555 | Reviewed this property |
Head light is the best and is needed. The rest is generally provided. Would take a towel as tenting in some places
16 August 2016|
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Response from Pete D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry about the delay, still travelling. I can only comment on going from Botswana to Zimbabwe, which we did with some German Tourists. You get the visa at the border, it will cost you $30 US per person. I had heard... More