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Address: Luderitz, Namibia
Phone Number: +264 63 204 031
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Full-Day Kolmanskuppe and Luderitz Private Tour from Swakopmund
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Get THE tour and go back in history

At First iT looks not really attractie but man what a history. If you get the tour and imagine what happend at that time you start realizing what kind of life they had. Go in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Delft, The Netherlands
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Delft, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

At First iT looks not really attractie but man what a history. If you get the tour and imagine what happend at that time you start realizing what kind of life they had. Go in the houses and feel the atmosphere what was going on. Be prepared on harsh winds with blowing sands. Get a good jacket and glasses and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came to luderitz just to visit this town. A bit of a hassle to get out here if you don't have a car, but a cab will take you out for N$80 and will wait for you (N$20 per hour). Tour well worth it and you learn a lot, the town is very interesting and good for taking photographs. You... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Photographers will enjoy the creative opportunities that present themselves whilst exploring the numerous Kolmanskop buildings that are being reclaimed by the Namib Desert. The architecture and obvious grandeur of some of the buildings offer an insight into the opulence of the time. Certainly worth spending a few hours exploring this photographic gem.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kolmanskop is probably the only reason to come to Lüderitz in the first place and definitely a must do! We bought our tickets in Lüderitz but have been ensured that you can also get them at the gate itself. It is open every morning, and 2 guided tours are provided which are included in the entrance fee. We highly recommend... More 

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York, GB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see experience. It is incredible to imagine what this place was like in its heyday. Ensure you are aware of the opening time options.

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Shaka's Rock, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kolmanskop was occupied for just under 50 years with closures in between due to the world wars. There were about 40 families that lived in that harsh environment and were, with clever planning and engineering, able to make life comfortable. It is so amazing how people lived whilst collecting the shiny white diamonds out the sand. There was an ice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such an interesting place. The first settlement of the Germans, when they arrived, is still available to visit. Even if the dunes started to get this area back, you can see the old houses in very good condition. It is a step back in the past. Some buildings are still equipped with old furnitues, which survived the time... More 

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Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kolmanskop site is truely intriguing. Its rewardable to take the (free) tour. It only lasts 45minutes but the guide tells you a lot about how the village managed to survive in the dessert!

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Thank FredericGN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing tour of Kolmanskop. The guide was friendly & very knowledgeable. It's a truly unique experience & taking photographs of this stunning abandoned town is a must for any trip to Luderitz. Hearing about the now abandoned town's glory days paints a vivid picture of the past & brings the town to life. We took some amazing... More 

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Franeker, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kolmanskop is worth a visit. The tour give you interesting information (I liked f.i. to hear about all the ways the workers tried to smuggle diamonds). Best to go early, so you can walk around without all the crowds before the tour

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