We are based in Port Nolloth, Northern Cape, and normally start and end our Tours here, but through arrangements you can be picked up at the airport in Upington or Cape Town.
We normally structure our Tours to include as much as possible, like visiting the Wondergat, Cornellskop and petroglyphs on your way to Bloeddrift..
We only reach the Park by the end of day one where we stay over at Sendelingsdrift chalet.
The Richtersveld are devided in 3 components like Sandveld on the coast, Port Nolloth to Alexanderbay, Wetlands at the Orange river mouth, the scenic areas along the Orange river, Conservancy areas at Kuboes, Eksteenfontein and Rooiberg, and National Park.
Our popular tours are between 2 and 6 days. On our tours, we supply everything, from the vehicle and driver guide, equipment, putting up camp where necessary. Our local chef are preparing meals for the duration of the trip, cleaning up, drinking water and accommodation before and after the Tour (in Port Nolloth).
We normally make use of Port Indigo Guesthouse, a stone throw from the beach. We will be able to show you many rare plants, fountain in the Desert, Lichen fields beautiful landscapes and petroglyphs dated back 10 000 years.
We look at rare Aloes, endangered Aloe Pillanssii, Pachypodium Namaquanum,” Half Human” small plants like lithops, Avonias,Eurphobias ect.
Lots of rock formations like The Toe, Drumstick, Queen Victoria etc. These rock formations are to be seen at Kokerboomkloof. “Hand of God” formation before we get to Akkedis pass,and then the Koeroegab vlaktes before we drive into the Kookriver and Kookriver Gorge to De Hoop camp.
On our way back we drive through Domrogh pass, Helskloof back and exit at Helskloof gate, to Kuboes, from where we return to Port Nolloth or drive pass Tierhoek to Eksteenfontein in the Richtersveld Conservancy and back to Port Nolloth.
Aukwatowa Tours is a family business, proudly owned and run by Conrad Mouton.
We are a tour operator, based in Port Nolloth, doing tours in the Northern Cape, Western Cape, Namakwaland, Karoo, Richtersveld, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Diamond Coast, ect.
We offer an experience, not just another tour.
Aukwatowa Tours owns well maintained vehicles with all the necessary permits and insurances required by the relevant authorities.
Our knowledgeable and experienced guides are qualified and registered.
At Aukwatowa Tours we pride ourselves in offering personal attention to all our guests – where no one ever becomes just another number.
You will enjoy your tour as somebody and not as “part of a crowd”.
We endeavour to ensure that our guests enjoy every minute of their experience whilst in our safe care.
We will strive to meet any reasonable requests made – no stone will be left unturned in an effort to guarantee your pleasure.
We are open to suggestions or proposals which can make your experience more enjoyable and memorable.
Aukwatowa Tours offers tours & transfers in and around the Northern and Western Cape.
All transfers are conducted in air-conditioned vehicles.
The size of the vehicle will depend on the number of passengers. However, safety, comfort and pleasure are always our main priorities.
Guests can either make the most of enjoying the cool comfy interior of an air conditioned vehicle when the outside temperatures soar or experience the warm breeze and distinctive smells of the bush in an open vehicle – the choice is yours!
We have found a way to cater for the needs of every member of the family.
We have a passion for service excellence.
Conrad the owner won a National Awards for Best Tourist Guide in 2008.
Aukwatowa Tours will tailor make tours & transfers at extremely competitive rates.
Allow us to let you savour the true Africa and experience something that will stay with you forever.
You will be the envy of others when you tell them of your experience.