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Eco Dune Tour provided by Batis Birding Safaris and Day Tours

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 06/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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Duration
5h 30m
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Weather dependent
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 33 travellers
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All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Conni wrote a review Mar 2020
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We did the tour recently with our guide Buzz. That was a great experience in the sand dunes!!! We got lots of information from Buzz and he found all those little creatures sometimes deep in the sand: chameleon, lezard, gecko, snakes and scorpion. Learned a lot of interesting
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Date of experience: March 2020
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MCH1963 wrote a review Nov 2019
Ottawa, Canada99 contributions23 helpful votes
We spent four hours in the desert being shown how all the wild life coexist. Our guide (Collin) was so good that he could spot the smallest hole in the sand, dig down a little and come up with a gecko. Who knew there was so much wild life in the desert. Well worth the money.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Helen312659 wrote a review Oct 2019
Stellenbosch, South Africa69 contributions32 helpful votes
We can not recommend this more highly. Amazing knowledgeable guide took us on the Desert Tour. Explored the hidden gems of the desert. Very different experience. Amazing what Guide could find in seemingly barren desert. Lots of surprises. Heard their birding safaris are
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Date of experience: October 2019
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afriCATreks wrote a review Sep 2019
West Baldwin, ME84 contributions36 helpful votes
From my first contact, Berenike Behrens was instrumental in planning an 18-day guided Namibia safari, working out the itinerary I proposed, finding the best accommodations throughout, and often being able to confirm the specific units I requested. Our guide, Sean Braine, met us
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Rob K wrote a review Aug 2019
London29 contributions7 helpful votes
Excellent morning being guided around the smaller inhabitants of the dunes near Swakopmund. Our guide Colin was excellent: friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We saw a legless lizard, a Namib Sidewinding Adder (truly an excellent spot), a web-footed gecko and a Namaqualand
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Date of experience: August 2019
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By: Batis Birding Safaris and Day Tours
Birdsofheaven
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Namibia:- Birds, Animals and photography
This was a fantastic 21 days spent when we joined up with a group of 4 others and our guide, who was exceptional in
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gmschulz
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If you like reptiles....
....but find it difficult to spot them this is the tour for you. Baz took us out for a morning to see the little de
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gazza41
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Desert life
Amazing experience in which the seemingly dead landscape comes alive with the cutest creatures. We also learned how
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Chris S
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This was one of the best I have been on
I was so glad when the got back to me via email and said they had a birding safari planned and gave me the date. Th
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HoppyA13
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Simply a MUST DO in Swakopmund, great fun, very informative!
We went on a Night Walk with Daine some while back and had a really good time. Daine is extremely knowledgeable - h
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RucksackT
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Discoveries in the dark
We did the night walk with Sean who was very knowledgable about the area and created a nice atmosphere. It was very
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D Russell V
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Madagascar
We have just returned from a 19 day trip to Madagascar organised and crafted by the Batis Birding Team. The service
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Hannelie2015
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What a wonderful world...
This was truly an unforgettable experience! Our family of four (two boys, ages 3&5) went on a Living desert excursi
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Ingridviring
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An absolute must do
Many thanks to Shaun and Nikki from Batis Birding for an amazing walk through the desert in the dark. It was incred
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hotellover73
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Great tour, a must if in the desert
Dayne collected us and dropped us off from our accommodation. Great guide and very informative about the desert, t
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Doc061
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An excellent tour into the dunes.
We were amazed at how our guide would stop the vehicle and dash off into the desert to find creatures buried in the
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Ja N
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Animals and Geography
Absolutely worth it. Very understandable explanations about the desert from Namibia. It was also interesting how he
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Ronald K
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Knowledgable staff and a fun experience
We used Batis Birding as the more well known desert excursions were fully booked, but while it started out disappoi
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CDbew
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Disappointing night walk
We were really keen to explore the desert at night and this was the only company we could find offering that servic
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seswain211
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tracking desert wildlife
We had a fascinating day looking at desert wildlife with Dayne Braine, who shared his considerable knowledge of wil
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