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Swakopmund Sightseeing


This Swakopmund and Walvis Bay Sightseeing Tour is a one and a half hour trip, that has both morning and afternoon departures. Sightseers will be collected from their accommodation in Swakopmund at either 08h30 or 14h00.

The coast has always held a strong attraction for visitors, who are drawn to the sea and it's wonderful views at the edge of this part of the Namib Desert. Remnants of German and English colonial history can still be seen in both of these towns.

Swakopmund lies 32km to the north of Walvis Bay and is Namibia's premier seaside resort. It is a place of (German) colonial style buildings, well-stocked shops and a decent range of fine restaurants and bars. An unusual geographical fact about the town is that it is set between the wind-blown Namib Desert and the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It has palm-lined streets, seaside promenades and with it's pleasant summer climate and decent beaches, attracts, surfers, anglers and beach lovers.

This short tour is journey through time. It starst with an exploration of Swakopmund’s colorful history, its origins and its well maintained buildings from the colonial era. Then it ventures into modern day Swakopmund to find out just what Swakopmund is to the local people from all groups of society. Driving via luxury beachfront homes and travel into the townships looking at property prices, income statistics and living standards. At the end of this 1.5 hour long tour, we take a glance into the history to see how Swakopmund may develop in the future.

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