16 days in Walvis Bay & Swakopmund Itinerary

16 days in Walvis Bay & Swakopmund Itinerary

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16 days in Walvis Bay & Swakopmund Itinerary

Start: Swakopmund
Drive:  45​min
1
Walvis Bay
— 6 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Swakopmund
— 9 nights
End: Swakopmund

6
nights
Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay ©
A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Breeze Spa, Sandwich Harbour 4x4 and Kuiseb Delta Adventures. Visiting Long Beach Leisure Park and Dune 7 will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Walvis Bay online tour itinerary planner .

Swakopmund to Walvis Bay is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In December, daytime highs in Walvis Bay are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for Swakopmund on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 24:
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Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching

9
nights
Swakopmund

Swakopmund ©
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 list of things to see and do now includes Infinity Lounge Swakopmund, Atlanta Cinema, Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours, and other attractions. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Welwitschia Plains, A Scenic Drive. Go for a jaunt from Swakopmund to Hentiesbaai to see Zeila Shipwreck about 52 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Sat) on the water with a fishing tour. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, meet the residents at National Marine Aquarium of Namibia, pause for some serene contemplation at German Evangelical Lutheran Church, and stroll through Snake Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Swakopmund online travel route planner .

Getting from Walvis Bay to Swakopmund by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In December, daytime highs in Swakopmund are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Erongo Region, Zeila Shipwreck
Find places to stay Dec 24 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
Safaris
Cape Cross
Cape Cross

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