Walvis Bay Waterfront, Walvis Bay

Enjoy a leisurely stroll and admire wildlife at Walvis Bay Waterfront, a long, curving stretch of gray sand. Sandwiched between the Namib Desert sand dunes and the Atlantic Ocean, the bay area offers a variety of water sports and excursions, making it a popular adventure destination. Quad biking, kite-boarding, sandboarding, kayaking, and canoeing are among the activities offered along this restaurant-lined waterfront. Take a boardwalk deep into the sea on a floating wooden jetty from one of the many wharfs, and see pelicans, seals, and flamingos. You can also swim, go fishing, or take a dolphin-spotting boat trip. Public walkways provide good opportunities for jogging, while hotels and bars offer a variety of entertainment year-round. Take the guesswork out of planning a Walvis Bay vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • This is a great place to take the family for a stroll, go for a jog, or do some bird watching(there are a few birds to look at). The location is rarely crowded so one can really enjoy being in an open...  more »
  • Stroll on a sunny Sunday and admire the hundreds of flamingos. It was beautiful. Close to Swakopmund, this place is worth a visit
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