Travel reviews

Travel reviews by Mr R & Mrs E from UK

Namibian Adventure

On this trip, I visited Namibia between 12-Oct-2010 and 29-Oct-2010 and I travelled with 1 other person.

Overall my trip experience was:


Everything worked as planned and all the pre-trip advice was excellent (except Ongava). Very patient staff answering numerous questions. It helps that our adviser was a Namibian.

Thank you.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

We missed out on comments about the Windhoek Country Club which was a great stopover.

Some lodges had poor entry roads (very badly rutted, far worse than the public roads).

The Skeleton coast no longer has any skeletons. We are glad we did it but there isn't much to see except the emptiness. We had difficult finding someone to open the gates to the NP as there were only 3/4 cars each way per day. We only had one shock with petrol in the whole trip. This was along the Skeleton coast where the petrol station at Mile 108 has closed. This meant, even with a full tank that we had to divert to Palmwag for petrol: a 50 km detour. This was exciting for us but not everyone's cup of tea.

We bought a cool box in Windhoek: this is probably a sensible move as ice is available everywhere.

I stayed at and have reviewed:

Place Overall rating
Windhoek Country Club
13-Oct-2010 review: Namibian Adventure
Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch, Namibia
14-Oct-2010 review: Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review
Vogelstrausskluft Lodge, Namibia
15-Oct-2010 review: Vogelstrausskluft Lodge review
Sossusvlei Lodge, Namibia
17-Oct-2010 review: Sossusvlei Lodge review
Villa Margherita, Namibia
19-Oct-2010 review: Villa Margherita review
Doro Nawas, Namibia
21-Oct-2010 review: Doro Nawas review
Ongava Lodge, Namibia
23-Oct-2010 review: Ongava Lodge review
Mushara Outpost, Namibia
25-Oct-2010 review: Mushara Outpost review
Okonjima Plains Camp, Namibia
27-Oct-2010 review: Okonjima Main Camp review