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 18600845351 | 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 »

    Dreaming of Travelling to Africa?

    By Jessica | November 7, 2012

    If there’s one place in the world that you have to visit, it’s Africa! What is it that makes you want to travel? I’m not talking about taking a weekend outing with your friends; I’m talking about the kind of travel that makes you come alive! The kind of travel where you push all your boundaries, slip in and out of your comfort zone, live and experience adventures that are outside your realm of possibility! … Read More »

    Expect the Unexpected!

    By Luxan | October 29, 2012

    I have been fortunate enough to participate in three scheduled tours with Nomad and decided it was time to share the experience with my friends, so we headed to Namibia for 10 days, on a private charter, booked through the Groups & Charters department. We decided February was the most convenient for us, taking into account our work schedules and for our overseas based friends to be able to join. The route was simple, but … Read More »

    Africa Adventure Tourism is Booming!

    By Jessica | October 26, 2012

    Source: Tourism Update – Hilke Birns   “Adventure tourism in Africa is booming, according to industry experts across the continent” says Hilke Birns from Tourism Update. In the article posted on the popular website this morning, it confirms that Southern and East Africa are having a wonderful time showing off the wilder and more daring side of this incredible wilderness. Below are a few of the comments that she and other tourism experts have … Read More »