Walvis Bay is a harbour town at the Atlantic coast in Namibia. Walviy Bay is the third largest town in Namibia and hosts the only deepwater port of the country. As the water of the coastal area is very clean Walvis Bay is known for its high quality fish, oysters, rock lobsters, etc.
Highlights in and around Walvis Bay
In close vicinity of Walvis Bay (and Swakopmund which is located 30 km north of Walvis Bay) a lot of acivities can be done, amongst other things boat tours with a seal whisperer, exciting desert tours ("The desert is alive"), quad bike safaris, kayaking tours and much more.
Accommodation in Walvis Bay
Hotel at the Walvis Bay Lagoon
Egumbo Lodge is directly situated at the Walvis Bay Lagoon. The Hotel offers 9 exclusive rooms, a restaraunt, a bar and a wine cellar. Egumbo Lodge can arrange a selection of activities.
Hotel in Walvis Bay
Protea Hotel Pelican Bay has a most spectacular location overlooking the Walvis Bay Lagoon, one of the most important wetland areas on the African Coastline, declared a Ramsar site to ensure that its protection is guaranteed by the Namibian government.
Pelican Point Lodge
Lodge at the lighthouse of Walvis Bay
As the name suggests the newly built Pelican Point Lodge is situated on Walvis Bay's Pelican Point right next to the lighthouse and is thus only reachable by 4x4. Main attraction here is of course the rather spectacular location, situated on a peninsula of sand surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean.