Walvis Bay Waterfront, Walvis Bay

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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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  • for those who love birds, not to be missed. Pink seen very closely. take the detour to see the multicolored salins nearby.
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  • Went to see the flamingos, but bad weather in the morning, 映ezu pink color, sorry. Flamingos are not pink.
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  • A very quick stop....but not out of your way if heading south from Swakopmund (or visa versa) and worthwhile. The flamingos were so pretty and the waterfront wasn't crowded at all - at least when I wa...  more »

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You can pick from various accommodation options in Walvis Bay, mostly lining the seafront esplanade or situated in the city center. Often offering scenic sea views, cozy lodges and guesthouses provide guests with amenities like shady gardens, onsite restaurants, free Wi-Fi, and private parking.
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