Swakopmund Urban Tours

Swakopmund, known as the prime holiday resort of Namibia, was founded in August 1892 by the German Colonial Reich. For many years this town was the main harbour for the territory, being served by the mole and later the jetty. Both these structures still exist. Many historical buildings dating from that area are still being used and are rated as historic monuments. The distinct German Colonial character of Swakopmund has been well preserved and is undoubtedly a key attraction for tourists and entrepreneurs.
The tour of Historical Swakopmund concentrates on the historical part of Swakopmund. Your guide will relate the history of Swakopmund and explain the origin of the various historical buildings in town. However, the tour is not confined to the historical center, but also includes “millionaire’s mile”, the northern suburbs and the townships.


Duration: approx: 1½ Hours – Start at 10:00 or 16:00 – Minimum 2 participants

Price: Please call our reception for enquiries

Duration approx: 2 Hours – Start at 9:00 or 15:00 – Minimum 2 participants, Maximum 7 participants

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We travel to Walvis Bay and visit the Walvis Bay Lagoon, a Ramsar Site, and one of the richest and most important coastal wetlands in southern Africa. Up to 160,000 birds are counted in our summer months, including thousands of Greater and Lesser Flamingos, Damara Terns, Curlew Sandpipers, Chestnut-banded Plovers and numerous other shore- and sea birds. After a tour of the Walvis Bay town -and harbour area we head back for Swakopmund, paying a short visit to Bird Island enroute.

Duration approx: 3 Hours – Start at 9:00 or 15:00 – Minimum 2 participants, Maximum 7 participants

This is a combination of the Swakopmund and Walvis Bay tours

Price: Please call our reception for enquiries



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