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. Plan your visit to Walvis Bay Waterfront and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Walvis Bay vacation generator.
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  • August 9, 2017
    Walvis Bay is an industrial town. The seascape was fascinating, with several offshore oil rigs and tenders parked in the ocean. The salt works and mudflats are of some interest, but not as much as the...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    When you drive a bit out of the city, you have the chance to see lots of flamingos at the wet lands. Great to spot those beautiful birds.  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    Try to visit this place before the sunset and admire a colony of flamingos and many jellyfish almost at the shore
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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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