Walvis Bay Accommodatie

Walvis Bay is a small city on the Atlantic coast of Namibia. It lies almost smack in the centre of the coastline. It occupies more or less the same latitude as Windhoek, the country's capital, just a few hundred kilometres to the west.

Walvis Bay has a long colonial history, being especially popular due to its strategic location on the shipping route which rounds the Cape of Good Hope. It gets its name, which means 'Whale' Bay in Afrikaans, not surprisingly, from the abundance of whales which frequent the bay of the same name, upon which the city is situated. The Atlantic Ocean on this stretch of coast is rich in plankton and other marine life, which thus makes it an attractive feeding ground for these giants of the deep. Furthermore, the protected bay is an ideal breeding ground for them.

It is also an ideal place for ships to stop, thanks to its natural, deep-water harbour, protected by the Pelican Point sand spit. The Walvis Bay harbour remains busy to this day, not only with passing international sea traffic, but also due to the major fishing activity.

Fishing and guano (collected from the artificial Bird Island) are two of the city's driving economic forces, as is tourism. Local and international tourists head over to Walvis Bay to check out the seabird life, the marine wildlife and indulge in some adventure activities on the surrounding dunes. The giant dunes, including the favourite Dune 7, are renowned as a sand boarding and quad biking location.

Walvis Bay has an arid climate with an annual rainfall so low that it is considered one of the driest cities in the world. Despite the lack of cloud cover though, both the cool winters and warm summers are comparatively mild, when considering other destinations in arid climates.

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Bella Luna Bed and Breakfast

Vanaf R600  pps

Bella Luna BnB in Walvis Bay is a home away from home perfectly suited for the business traveler as well as the weary soul who wants to enjoy relaxing accommodation at the coast of Namibia. Our accomm... Lees verder

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Amjicaja Guesthouse

Vanaf R695  pps

Amjicaja Guesthouse in Walvis Bay is an exclusive accommodation establishment perfectly suited for the business traveller as well as the weary soul who wants to enjoy relaxing accommodation at the coa... Lees verder

Langholm Hotel

Langholm Hotel

Vanaf R675  pps

The Langholm Hotel - More Legend than Hotel!! Not just a home from home ....... it is a home for many of the working folk who are called to Walvis Bay......offering all and more than just "normal" exp... Lees verder

The Rez

The Rez

Vanaf R935  pps

The Rez is an eclectic luxury guest house situated only 2 minutes from the famous Walvis Bay Pelican Lagoon and Waterfront. Only 5 kms from the towns centre makes The Rez an ideal base for all corpora... Lees verder

Horus Bed and Breakfast

Vanaf R295  pps

Horus Bed and Breakfast is located in Walvis Bay, Namibia. Set along the Skeleton Coast, Walvis Bay offers outdoor enthusiasts a variety of recreation facilities and sports. This bed and breakfast... Lees verder

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Fair Haven Guesthouse

Vanaf R425  pps

Located near the lagoon , walking distance for a morning or afternoon walk. Fair Haven Guesthouse offers a stylish and comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation and safe parking . All rooms are Ens... Lees verder

Lagoon Loge

Vanaf R1073  pps

Lagoon Loge Walvis Bay - the best view on the lagoon ! In a cosy and friendly atmosphere, come and enjoy all the delights of the unique Walvis Bay lagoon, fascinating bird life, amazing colours and... Lees verder

Spindrift Guesthouse

Vanaf R1640* kamer

Spindrift's friendly and homely atmosphere with comfortable and spacey rooms, verandas and balconies overlooking the garden, pool and koi fish pond makes it the perfect place to relax between your exp... Lees verder

Pelican Point Lodge

Vanaf R5610  pps

Perched on a sliver of sand between the mighty Atlantic to the west and Walvis Bay Lagoon to the east, Pelican Point Lodge asks nothing more of guests than that they relax and enjoy this beautiful set... Lees verder

Additional Accommodation in the Area

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Meransha Langstrand
17.5 km

Vanaf R475  pps

This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Walvis Bay! Meransha Langstrand is situated on the beachfront in Walvis Bay. The apartment has a balcony, 2 bedrooms, a living room and a w... Lees verder

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Walvis Bay Recensies

Walvis Bay scoort de beoordeling 4 / 5 gebaseerd op 14 beoordelingen.
Lees echte beoordelingen van Walvis Bay van geverifieerde gasten.

Walvis Bay
Walvis bay is a beautiful town and we enjoyed all the beautiful things to see and all the interesting places around there to see, the cleanliness of the town can be noticed immediately, all and all it was a very nice experience to go and visit Namibia for the first time

- Cielie Le Grange

Walvis Bay
Walvis Bay was all I expected it to be and more! Lots of entertainment and friendly locals! Close up experiences with anything from pelicans to seals, to quadbiking in the dunes - an experience never to be forgotten! The flamingoes had me in awe and the salt pans were a beautiful sight, imagining for a moment the landscape was covered in snow!I was struck by how clean the streets were. The variety of restaurants delivered superb food and friendly atmosphere. By the time I left I was saddened, as in my heart I was already a local!
- Tracy Pitchers

Walvis Bay
Walvis Bay people are extrememly friendly. The lagoon is a beautiful view and the experience of the town is a genuine small town vibe. Things are a bit pricey but the experience is a wonderful one.
- Nkateko Mathebula

Walvis Bay
If you visit, you MUST go kayaking at Pelican Point and you must go to Dune 7 adventures for quad biking. You can do both in one day! Beautiful scenery, amazing place!
- Sharon Woolcombe

Walvis Bay
Excellent place, would return tomorrow if I could.
- Frederik du Plessis

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