2 days in Swakopmund & Walvis Bay Itinerary

2 days in Swakopmund & Walvis Bay Itinerary

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2 days in Swakopmund & Walvis Bay Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Swakopmund
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
2
Walvis Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Cape Town

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at German Evangelical Lutheran Church.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Swakopmund online vacation planner .

Cape Town, South Africa to Swakopmund is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Cape Town in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Swakopmund, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
German Evangelical Lutheran Church ©

1
night
Walvis Bay

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 5th (Fri): stroll through Dune 7 and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Walvis Bay trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of car and train. In July, daily temperatures in Walvis Bay can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7

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