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Diaz Point, Luderitz

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#2 of 10 in Things to do in Luderitz
Admire pristine nature at Diaz Point, the tip of the Lüderitz Peninsula and part of the area's nature reserve. Protruding some 50 m (164 ft) into the South Atlantic, the point offers exciting and sweeping views of the ocean. A 53 m (174 ft) tall red and white banded lighthouse guards the tip, but is unfortunately not accessible to the public. When the tide goes down, look out beyond the lighthouse to see the Diaz Cross, erected on the spot where Portuguese navigator Bartholomew Diaz first set up a stone cross on the headland in 1488. Keep your eyes peeled and you might also see Cape fur seals basking on the rocks. A visit to Diaz Point represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Luderitz tour itinerary maker site to plot your vacation.
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  • Go to this location without any expectations and you'll be pleased you went. There is nothing to see from a commercial perspective but that's what makes it beautiful! The views are incredible. The fre...  more »
  • Diaz Point offers great views!!! Although the bridge has fallen apart/broken down it is easy to cross over the terrain and climb the stairs - and it is so worth climbing the stairs to the top! The vie...  more »
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  • Beautiful views and the sunset is great! It’s really windy and cold, so carry a jacket or something. There is a nice light house from across.
  • Beautiful, nothing but tranquility and peace. Take a jumper, weather change quickly and can get cold
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