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Turnstone Tours

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Address: Swakopmund, Namibia
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+264 64 403 123

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Cannot rate this highly enough!

We had an incredible day today with Bruno, the owner of Turnstone Tours. Sandwich Harbour took our breath away, and although we have been told Bruno doesn't care much for Trip... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Tunia Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an incredible day today with Bruno, the owner of Turnstone Tours. Sandwich Harbour took our breath away, and although we have been told Bruno doesn't care much for Trip Advisor reviews - he just does what he does, and does it well- we have to review for others to see and go ahead with this fantastic day tour.... More 

Thank Tunia Z
Scot in Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A full day trip from Swakopmund to Sandwich Harbour with Sunstone Tours was first class. Our guide Burger was friendly, informative and knows how to drive on the tricky coast and dune surfaces. The scenery is very varied with surprising patches of vegetation where you would not expect to find in this desert environment. There are opportunities to climb up... More 

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Greenfield, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was one of the highlights of of 9 day trip! Without doing any research I was expecting this to be a boat tour. Fortunately I discover the evening before that it was in fact a dune tour! Wear layers and don't forget sunscreen and a hat! An amazing day of incredible sights. Burger was an amazing guide and... More 

Thank Ronald G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We had a fantastic day out with Berger driving up to Sandwich Harbour. He was friendly and engaging, and we learnt a lot from him. Sandwich Harbour itself is spectacular, and well worth a visit. Lunch by the ocean was delicious.

Thank Rachel W
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

What a great tour to Sandwich Harbour. Our guide Burger collected us at our hotel and we drove through Walvis Bay stopping to see the bird life on the way. We had an adventurous drive down along the coast to Sandwich Harbour stopping at points of interest pointed out by Burger. We stopped for a lovely lunch and climbed the... More 

Thank IanA61
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were treated to a full day tour with Berger as our guide who really is a very knowledgeable person. We drove along the beach to Sandwich Harbour seeing various wildlife along the way including jackals and flamingos. Our trip into the dunes was amazing and having lunch with a view of the dunes on one side and the sea... More 

Thank Kev-Julie
West midlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were specially privileged to have Bruno to drive us on our second trip to Sandwich harbour with Turnstone. Apart from exceptional driving skills he has encyclopaedic knowledge of the flora, fauna and geology of the area and despite his long experience he shows his interest and enthusiasm has in no way diminished. The trip was constantly interesting. Sometimes like... More 

Thank fudgeroo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We joined our guide, Burger, for a half day tour of the desert between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. Starting in the dunes, Burger was immediately on the lookout for signs/tracks of creatures living there. He found geckos, beetles, ants and a chameleon, sadly he was unable to find any snakes. This did not spoil the day as he was entertaining... More 

Thank SandRKent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We went on a full day tour with Burger, whose knowledge of the area was incredible. We saw amazing wildlife jackals on the beach ,flamingos,thousands of cormorants and spectacular desert scenery.Had a great lunch at Sandwich Harbour all homemade and delicious a memorable experience

Thank Nad08
Brecon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We went with a lovely gentleman called Achim and his battered Landrover. His knowledge of Namibia, and particularly the desert area around Swakopmund was encyclopaedic - but so interesting, funny and just all you want in a guide. I was not bored for a moment and Achim answered all the questions we fired at him seemingly as though it was... More 

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