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Gobabeb Desert Research Station

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Good Time!! We had a lot fun and it is a beautiful place. The staff is friendly and the facilities... read more

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Reviewed 31 August 2017
scottvaneeden7
A field research station in a great location that also acts as a hotel when rooms are available

In the middle of a great part of Namibia, far from any real town, on the edge between the red sand... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
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Aug 30, 2017
“Good Time!!”
Jul 2, 2017
“A field research station in a great location that also acts as a hotel when rooms are available”
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Gobabeb Research station is a wonderful place for nature enthusiasts who prefer not to be surrounded by other tourists. Although remote Gobabeb is not far from Swakopmund and Walvis Bay and offers free and easy access to the dunes. Uniquely situated...more
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Good Time!! We had a lot fun and it is a beautiful place. The staff is friendly and the facilities are nice and clean. I would recommend this to all of my friends.

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Management response:Responded 20 September 2017

Thank you very much, we hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed 2 July 2017

In the middle of a great part of Namibia, far from any real town, on the edge between the red sand ocean and the gravel desert. Accommodations are good for a field station, with comfortable beds and shared nice enough bathrooms. Staff are extremely helpful....More

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Management response:Responded 29 August 2017

Thanks very much for your positive and helpful comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you are in the area, the research station is definitely worth a visit. The staff is friendly and helpful. The tour is very educational and you definitely learn a thing or two.

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Management response:Responded 29 August 2017

Thanks so much for the friendly review. We are very glad that you could come and visit and that you were able to participate in the tours. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 February 2017

I have taught and done research at Gobabeb on several occasions. The labs are adequate, the accommodation and restaurant are excellent for such a facility and one can self cater as well. There is a good lecture hall and a library that specializes on the...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2015

The research station is both fascinating and friendly, and it is worth including a visit to this station. Booking directly through the centre was easily done, and we camped in one of the new camping sites, but they do have self-catering chalets as well. The...More

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Hi, I booked through Jacky Oaes at Journeys Namibia. Please try to search for them - it seems that, according to the rules of this site, I am unfortunately unable to answer providing an HTML or website link, so I can't... More
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