Travel reviews

Travel reviews by Mrs K from London

Trip of a lifetime I'll never forget!

On this trip, I visited Namibia between 2-Sep-2017 and 16-Sep-2017 and I travelled with 1 other person.

Overall my trip experience was:


This trip was the most exciting, inspiring, rewarding trip of my life. Namibia is vast and spectacular, desolate and beautiful - and the people are warm and friendly. I'd been dreaming of visiting the Namib desert for some years, and the experience was more stimulating than I imagined - it is a captivatingly beautiful, otherworldly place, and my mind keeps wandering back to those huge, fluid honey-coloured sand dunes... The driving was tough at times, but the thrill of adventure and discovery was worth it. Overall, we found the lodges and camps to be very well-organised, with good food and great service.

I'd go back in a heartbeat (as soon as the bank balance allows).

Expert Africa exceeded my expectations of a travel agent - Tracy and Elizabeth helped create a bespoke trip for us that met our wishlist and our budget. Prior to our departure, Josh happily gave time to us, talking through our self-drive route in detail and advising on how to manage the long drives to help us plan and to allay our nerves (we'd never done anything like this before!).

They also went above and beyond to help resolve a last-minute glitch with the car hire company, which truly saved our trip!

Thank you!

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

The only thing I can think of is clarity about the drivers of cost during the quotation process - I ended up going back and forth a bit early onto understand what was driving costs up - but overall, you guys were consistently professional, helpful and truly expert.

I stayed at and have reviewed:

Place Overall rating
Olive Grove, Namibia
2-Sep-2017 review: Comfortable guest house with great food
Wolwedans Boulders Camp, Namibia
3-Sep-2017 review: Remote luxury!
Kulala Desert Lodge, Namibia
5-Sep-2017 review: Brilliant location for Sossuvlei
Cornerstone Guesthouse, Namibia
7-Sep-2017 review: Spacious, good food and helpful service
Grootberg Lodge, Namibia
10-Sep-2017 review: Amazing views and service
Okaukuejo Camp, Namibia
12-Sep-2017 review: Municipal camp with brilliant waterhole
Okonjima Plains Camp, Namibia
15-Sep-2017 review: Luxury retreat - with Cheetahs!
Excursion Overall rating
Coast and Sandwich Harbour, Namibia
8-Sep-2017 review: Brilliant fun in the dunes!
Scenic flights in Namibia, Namibia
9-Sep-2017 review: Mind-blowing, once-in-a-litetime trip!