5 days in Swakopmund & Walvis Bay Itinerary

5 days in Swakopmund & Walvis Bay Itinerary

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Swakopmund
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Walvis Bay
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Swakopmund — 2 nights

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Swakopmund Mole. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at Die Muschel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Welwitschia Plains, and snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip itinerary builder app.

Windhoek to Swakopmund is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Windhoek in August: highs in Swakopmund hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Walvis Bay.
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Walvis Bay — 2 nights

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7 and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On your second day here, take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront, see Off-Road Tours, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Flamingo lagoon.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read our Walvis Bay day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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