400 Km from the Capital lies Walvis bay (meaning "whale bay") which presents a small harbor town. It’s home to the biggest docking harbor in Namibia. Walvis Bay, with its large bay and sand dunes from the Namib desert, is the tourism activity center of Namibia.

walvis bay lagoon

Other attractions include the artificial Bird Island, center of a guano collection industry, the Dune 7 sand dune (not to be missed), salt works, bird life and a museum. And the beach resort of Langstrand lies 15 kilometers north.

ACTIVITIES: kite surfing, bird watching, Dolphin and Seal cruise (with oyster and sherry),
Fishing (sharks and fish) cob festival in March 4x4 dune drives + (self driving).

BEST TIMES: October – April

walvis bay dunes

Having a sun downer on the lagoon restaurant you can view dozens of different bird species. Hundreds of flamingos migrated to this fantastic bay. These pink and white birds are to be seen all year around.

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