Old German Cemetery
Swakopmund brims with numerous historic examples of traditional German architecture. Thanks to the narrow-gauge railway to the coast,...
Living Desert Snake Park
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Outback Orange offers stomach-dropping tours on quad bikes through the enormous dune field adjacent to Swakop. If you’ve ever wanted to...
The fine dining at Deutsches Haus takes place in the well organised upmarket, country dining room or the bench seating out the front of...
Old German Cemetery information
It's worth having a quick wander past the historical cemeteries beside the Swakop River. The neatly manicured Old German Cemetery dates from the colonial era, and the tombstones, which are still maintained by resident families, tell countless stories. The adjoining African cemetery makes an equally intriguing cultural statement, and has plenty of stories of its own.