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Brenda and Paul   –  
Canada CA
Visited: September 2018 Reviewed: Nov 6, 2018

Email Brenda and Paul  |  65+ years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

The Perfect Safari Planners
5/5

We just returned from the trip of a lifetime. It was perfect in every way. Nick and team planned everything down to the last detail and were always available for last minute changes. They matched us with a guide whose knowledge and skills were incomparable, ensured that we were booked into fabulous accommodation and that our visit to Namibia, Botswana and Capetown Region in SA, was filled with highlights every single day.
I have worked with other companies in the past and this company should be running courses on client service. We ended up wanting to invite the whole staff and guides to come home with us!
They helped us to set a realistic budget, and worked very hard on arranging accommodation given that we were booking relatively late for this type of trip. I hadn't mentioned about my dietary restrictions but as soon as they learned they made sure that every location was able to respond to my needs. From the very first contact I felt that this company would ensure we had a great experience and everyone worked hard to make sure that was the case.
We were thrilled to learn that the company will also help with planning a trip to other parts of Africa and that they have guided in Peru and Madagascar! I am saving up for my next trip with this company.
A word of advice to other travellers. Using Nature Travel Namibia and their guides is worth it. I will never try to figure it all out on my own again.

Mary   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: September 2018 Reviewed: Oct 22, 2018

Email Mary  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: over 5 safaris

Amazing experience and service
5/5

We had a wonderful time. The entire trip was very enjoyable and interesting. Namibia is a stunning place, Lucky was a fantastic guide; very knowledgeable, an amazing spotter of all types of animals and great company.

We were particularly grateful because SAA caused a missed connection at Johannesburg and our rebooked flight the next morning was cancelled. Nature Namibia's communication with us throughout, not only this setback but from start to finish was excellent and Lucky went above and beyond what could reasonably be expected when we finally arrived, by driving late into the night to get us to our first destination to try and get us back on track with our safari - excellent service, thank you.

Joe Poon   –  
Hong Kong HK
Visited: September 2018 Reviewed: Oct 20, 2018

Email Joe Poon  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: over 5 safaris

Classic Namibia Safari
5/5

Our representative from Nature Travel Namibia (hereafter NTN) is excellently professional. She continuously communicates with us on refining the itinerary and bookings, at the same time arrange our places of visits according to the tightly available lodges. Even during our trip when she is away on annual leave, another representative was assigned to us so we can contact her any time for any questions. 5-star service.

Lodges choices are marvellous too. Except due to very limited availability for all other lodges for one particular night, all lodges we stayed were specially themed with well equipped facilities and delicious food. Even on that particular night when we stay in a simple camp, it was also a valuable experience. As it was our honeymoon trip, NTN has informed all the lodges and tour operators and each and every single one of them have prepared special arrangements to help us celebrate this special occasion.

Vehicle they provided us function very well too. A manual 4X4 that can go through all kinds of road condition in Namibia, with only 3000+ km usage, I practically doubled it after the trip. A little problem is with the GPS, which directed us twice away from main road but through non-existing routes through the wild, but at least we were able to continue.

I definitely recommend NTN to anyone who are considering travel to Namibia, you won't regret engaging them.

Anna   –  
Canada CA
Visited: September 2018 Reviewed: Oct 11, 2018

Email Anna  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Utterly fabulous trip!
5/5

I expected to love traveling in Namibia, but our 9-day tour with Nature Travel totally surpassed my expectations! Namibia is stunningly gorgeous and I can imagine no better way to experience the country than the trip that Nature Travel prepared for us. We went to all the spots a first-time visitor would want to see from the red dunes in Sossusvlei, to Swakopmund, to Etosha with many stops in between. The lodges were all lovely and the countryside you drive through is unending beauty. But what made the trip so special was having the best guide imaginable--Previous Tsvigu. Not only had he spent years working in the parks and in conservation, but he is also a passionate birder. So he knew the birds and animals in a way that brought the experience to life. He could easily identify all the birds we encountered, and had an incredible eye for spotting them. In Etosha, his intimate knowledge of the animals and their habits helped him to predict where they would be and when they would move, so he was able to place us in the best spots for viewing them. He was also deeply knowledgeable about Namibian history and culture and always generous with his knowledge. And he had a ready smile and laugh. We would not have seen half so much without him, even visiting the same places.

From initial contact and trip preparations through to the day we left, Nature Travel could not have been more attentive and professional. Thank you for an utterly fabulous trip!

Lawrence Bascom   –  
Bahamas BS
Visited: August 2018 Reviewed: Aug 29, 2018

Email Lawrence Bascom  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

They are excellent to work with and I can’t wait to use them again.
5/5

Nick Buys and his colleagues were extremely attentive to all of my requests and they put together a 3 week Luxury multi-country Safari that became an unforgettable experience. They were consistently flexible and accommodated all of my last minute requests and changes. They were also excellent at troubleshooting and solving problems as they arose. This was my 5th trip to Africa and Nature Travel is, by far, the best Travel Guide I have ever worked with. I will certainly use them again in the future.

Christopher Sexon   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: July 2018 Reviewed: Aug 1, 2018

Email Christopher Sexon  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: over 5 safaris

From the start to the end we were given outstanding service.
5/5

I have just returned from a two week self drive Safari in Namibia along with some friends which was organised by Esmari at Nature Travel Namibia. What an incredible experience! Our accommodation was outstanding, the food excellent and the vehicle we were given brilliant. The trip exceeded our expectations and I cannot recommend the company highly enough. Simply brilliant!

Susan and Mark A.   –  
United States US
Visited: June 2018 Reviewed: Jul 3, 2018

Email Susan and Mark A.  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Safaris in Botswana and Namibia
5/5

We had the delightful experience of booking 2 separate safaris with Nature Travel Namibia. We spent 6 days in Botswana and a week in Namibia.

The trip was almost seamless, with complex transfers by van, small planes to Okavango Delta locations, and truck safaris to remote places all mixed into one trip. Nicolette Mueller was our liaison for the planning and she always responded in a very timely manner to our thoughts, ideas and logistics planning between the United States and Africa. We particularly appreciated her “paring down” of our ambitious itinerary for both Botswana and Namibia given our time constraints!

All the staff and guides at the lodges and tented camps were professional, kind and paid much attention to the details. We can easily give a particular shout out to Previous Tsvigu, who patiently chauffeured and guided us through the history, animals and landscapes of his adopted country, Namibia. We had one particular experience where we were worn out after a long day’s drive and wanted to rest at the lodge, but Previous felt we needed to see the desert-adapted elephants in Damaraland. We knew that tracking down these animals was hit or miss, so we told him to go it alone, and come back to retrieve us if he found them. Sure enough, he raced out to the sight, found three elephants, and raced back to grab us for what turned out to be a lovely sighting of grazing elephants and a wonderful sundowner experience of the grasslands on the hood of our truck!

These kinds of attention to detail are what separates this travel company from the masses. They are smaller and truly care for their clients’ welfare and experience. The variety of experiences and things we requested (mokaro boat rides) are not always easy to find. Thanks again to Nature Travel Namibia which we can wholeheartedly recommend!

Susan and Mark A.

Stephanie Ranson   –  
Nigeria NG
Visited: March 2018 Reviewed: May 3, 2018

Email Stephanie Ranson  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Fantastic and professional travel company
5/5

From start to finish Nature Travel Namibia were fantastic, and we had an amazing holiday. As a family holiday with 2 young children our requirements were well thought out and NTN proposed an interesting age appropriate itinerary which would be enjoyable for all of us. We stayed at several different hotels / guest houses which were again, thought of with our children in mind, and each place added something to the enjoyment of travelling around the beautiful country. The suggestions of places to visit and added excursions were brilliant and again just added to the fabulous holiday, we spent several days in game reserves and seeing all the animals was a truly magical experience for all of us, not just the children!!

The specifics of the tour such as the vehicle hire, accommodations and pre booked extras / excursions came in voucher form which we were given on arrival at Windhoek, along with maps and driving instructions for each leg of the trip. Every individual aspect ran smoothly and everything we booked was ready and waiting for us as and when we arrived, this was fantastic as we didn’t need to worry and we knew that NTN had very professionally sorted everything ready for us prior to our trip.

Communication was excellent with revising and finalising our itinerary and we were so pleased about our holiday that we have just contacted NTN again about organising our next trip, and we will be repeat customers.

We could not fault Nature Travel Namibia in any way, and would highly recommend! An excellent, professional and very knowledgeable company!

Nicholas Cliffe   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: March 2018 Reviewed: Mar 29, 2018

Email Nicholas Cliffe  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Immaculate service and our trip was totally trouble-free.
5/5

Nature Travel dealt with our plans totally professionally from start to finish. All bookings for Kalahari, Okavango and the flights around the area went off like clockwork and their recommendations for lodges were exactly what we wanted.

The whole trip will stay in our memory forever and NT are very highly recommended, especially as booking direct for that area of Botswana is not straightforward.

Vivian Choi   –  
Hong Kong HK
Visited: January 2018 Reviewed: Feb 9, 2018

Email Vivian Choi  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Very good services
5/5

The staff of Nature Travel Namibia are efficient and friendly! They replied emails quickly and the arrangements are also good! They can tailor-made the itinerary based on your requests which is very flexible! Our guide, Holga is a very responsible & experienced tour guide, we had a very good time with Holga during our trip in Namibia!

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