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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  • Walvis Bay is the perfect spot to take a short boat ride and get to see marine bird and wildlife. Seals, flamingoes, pelicans and more if you are lucky. This is a great ad on to the Namib Desert.  more »
  • It's not very large, but the waterfront shops and restaurants are quite charming in Walvis Bay. What a cool oasis on the coast of Namibia. If you ever have a chance to visit, don't miss the opportunit...  more »
  • We walked to the bay called the Lagoon from our cruise ship through the docks that are part huge building site asa the Chinese build yet another harbour in Africa and part shunting yard for coal train...  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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