Travel reviews

Travel reviews by Mr B & Mrs E from Surrey


Just as enjoyable as our first visit

On this trip, I visited Namibia between 4-Oct-2015 and 24-Oct-2015 and I travelled with 1 other person.

Overall my trip experience was:

ExcellentExcellent

We had previously visited Namibia in August 2008 (with Expert Africa of course) and wanted to return. By limiting our geographic coverage to the northern part of the country this time we had a more relaxing three week trip and were able to devote more time to each place.

We can thoroughly recommend all the locations that Sabina helped us choose, though please read our note on Onguma.

There appear to be many more visitors around the country now, but it's big enough to absorb the tourists, even when there are 50+ vehicles at Sossusvlei for example. At most waterholes we had less than 6 other vehicles and often we were totally alone for long periods.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

We would be happy to expand on anything we have written.

Keep up the good work, we look forward to our 4th trip with you, SOON.

Thanks for everything

I stayed at and have reviewed:

Place Overall rating
Olive Grove, Namibia
4-Oct-2015 review: Good enough for a Prince
ExcellentExcellent
Onguma Bush Camp, Namibia
5-Oct-2015 review: Good in parts
GoodGood
Halali Camp, Namibia
8-Oct-2015 review: Good central location for Etosha
ExcellentExcellent
Okaukuejo Camp, Namibia
12-Oct-2015 review: Highlight of the trip
ExcellentExcellent
Central Guest House, Namibia (this camp has since closed)
18-Oct-2015 review: Well situated for the town centre
ExcellentExcellent
Hoodia Desert Lodge, Namibia
21-Oct-2015 review: The highlight of our trip
ExcellentExcellent
Elegant Guesthouse, Namibia
23-Oct-2015 review: Cosy and friendly
ExcellentExcellent

Almost the trip of a lifetime .......

On this trip, I visited Namibia between 6-Aug-2008 and 29-Aug-2008 and I travelled with 4 other people.

Overall my trip experience was:

ExcellentExcellent

We have to give ExpertAfrica full marks for helping us get the trip together. Initially Maruska, and this year Gwynneth and Sabina, were great organisers and first rate communicators who understood our wants and did a grand job. Thank you all very much.

All that went well was all down to you and the few things that left something to be desired were other peoples' responsibility entirely.

We had a superb time overall, the good things heavily outweighed the not-so-good and the total impression was really positive. Like Zambia and Botswana 2 years ago, we did things we had never done before - dune climbing, kayaking, tracking animals on foot, dining on a Tug - and would really like to do them another time.

We look forward to another visit to Namibia in the future, it would be fascinating to see how the tourism business develops and how the country makes the most of its tremendous resources to delight its visitors.

Thanks again to all the team.

We can hardly wait for our next adventure with you

I stayed at and have reviewed:

Place Overall rating
Olive Grove, Namibia
7-Aug-2008 review: Thoroughly recommended
ExcellentExcellent
Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch, Namibia
8-Aug-2008 review: Rooms with a view
ExcellentExcellent
Canyon Lodge, Namibia
10-Aug-2008 review: It's a long way down
AverageAverage
Nest Hotel, Namibia
12-Aug-2008 review: Why Luderitz?
GoodGood
Sinclair Guest Farm, Namibia (this camp has since closed)
14-Aug-2008 review: Family members
ExcellentExcellent
Desert Homestead, Namibia
15-Aug-2008 review: Home home on the plains
ExcellentExcellent
The Stiltz, Namibia
17-Aug-2008 review: Where's the river?
ExcellentExcellent
Doro Nawas, Namibia
19-Aug-2008 review: A Curate's Egg
PoorPoor
Okaukuejo Camp, Namibia
21-Aug-2008 review: Animals galore
GoodGood
Mushara Outpost, Namibia
24-Aug-2008 review: Absolute luxury
ExcellentExcellent
Okonjima Bush Camp, Namibia
26-Aug-2008 review: You must stay 2 days
ExcellentExcellent
Excursion Overall rating
Kayaking with seals, Namibia
18-Aug-2008 review: All at sea(ls and dolphins), whales ahoy
ExcellentExcellent