Nomad wishes you an adventure filled festive season!

    By Jessica | December 24, 2012

    As 2012 draws to a close, we’d like to take a little time to say thank you to all for your incredible support this year and for choosing Nomad as your preferred travel partner! This holiday season, may you be blessed with friends, family and wonderful travel memories of your time in Africa with Nomad! Whether you’re building snowmen on the slopes or sandcastles down at the beach, be sure to celebrate all that we … Read More »

    My Kenya and Uganda tour with Nomad Tours

    By Nicky Searle | December 6, 2012

    Having recently returned from the 14 day Masai Mara & Gorillas overland camping tour with Nomad Africa Adventure Tours I don’t quite know where to start. WOW, what a trip! Interacting with the local Masai, cycling through Hell’s Gate National Park (where you may recognise a few scenes from the romantic drama ‘Out of Africa’), visiting the local school & orphanage at Lake Bunyonyi (run by the ‘Loving Hearts Helping Hands’ charity), Gorilla trekking in … Read More »

    Southern African Dive Safari Tour Diary, Protea Banks

    By Fern Perry | December 5, 2012

    SHARKS! The spectacular Protea Banks must be experienced to be believed and on this tour we have been treated to Protea Banks at its finest. The first day and our baited dive brought a 4m Tiger shark and five Bull sharks. The Tiger shark appeared seven short minutes after the bait bucket went into the water, resulting in a clamouring rush of divers trying to gear up and get into the water as quickly as … Read More »

    Such Fun at the 2012 Twilight Run!

    By Jessica | December 5, 2012

    On the 4th December 2012, Nomad Adventure Tours sponsored a team to enter the 30th Annual Community Chest Twilight Team Run. Word went out to the team who immediately started brainstorming about how to win the best dressed team as we certainly weren’t going to win the fastest team! We put this out to our fans on Facebook to see if they could give us any great ideas – Fatima from Detour decided that we … Read More »

    Breaking News on East Africa and Gorilla Tours!

    By Jessica | December 4, 2012

    At Indaba this year, we were proud to announce the launch of our Accommodated Masai Mara & Gorilla tour for 2013, with the exception that the night spent in the Masai Mara reserve would be camping. After months of negotiations, we are thrilled to confirm that the tour is now fully accommodated, no camping required! This Nomad initiative is a unique development in the overland market, especially with the increasing demand for the Masai … Read More »

    Namibia, My Top Travel Destination!

    By Hayley Newman | November 28, 2012

    Working at Nomad has allowed me to have life changing opportunities! In 2011 I got to travel from Cape Town, through Namibia, Botswana and up to Zimbabwe on the 20 Day Cape Town to Victoria Falls Tour. This trip opened my eyes to just how amazing my home continent of Africa really is, and gave me a new appreciation, and connection to the land. What I discovered completely changed my outlook and love for Africa, … Read More »

    Nomad Tours Wins 2012 Annual Tourism Award

    By Jessica | November 22, 2012

    On the 21st November 2012, Nomad Africa Adventure Tours was honoured to be invited to attend the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Annual Business Awards Function. Nomad was nominated for the Helderberg (Somerset West, Strand and Gordon’s Bay) Tourism Award and we had made it through to the finals. The nominees for the Tourism Award had to show that they had excelled in the following areas: The company had stimulated interest and demonstrably helped … Read More »

    Nomad Enters the Community Chest Twilight Run 2012

    By Jessica | November 20, 2012

    On the 4th December, Nomad’s Management Team will partake in the 30th Annual community Chest Twilight Run. This is to raise funds for and in support of social development organisations funded by the Community Chest. The team will consist of: Goretti – making sure everyone’s accounted for, for the Accounts Department Tosca – logistically tackling the hordes for the Operations Team Vashti – keeping the group together for the Groups and Charter Team … Read More »

    Namibia Aerial Acrobatics! Skydiving in Swakopmund!

    By Chemone | November 19, 2012

    The very first time I ever came to the realization that I was going to be skydiving was literally when I was in the activity centre in Swakopmund, Namibia standing in the queue to pay for it … Yup… that was it, I’m doing this! The next morning a group of us were collected in a small van and we headed off into the desert. There were quite a few of us and upon arrival … Read More »

    Namibia, The Perfect Family Holiday Destination!

    By Nina Engelbrecht | November 12, 2012

    Namibia, and in particular Swakopmund, is a memorable and diverse destination for a family holiday. These were some of the most amazing few days I have spent with my family in a long time! We arrived at Windhoek Airport (Hosea Kutako International Airport) and I could not believe how organised and friendly the staff at this small airport were. It is an approximately 4 hour drive, but it felt like only two as we … Read More »