South Coast attractions

Historic Site in Tsau Khaeb National Park


Named after early Afrikaner trekker Jani Kolman, whose ox wagon became bogged in the sand here, Kolmanskop was originally constructed as the Consolidated Diamond Mines (CDM) headquarters. Although Kolmanskop once bo…
Church in Lüderitz


The prominent Evangelical Lutheran church dominates Lüderitz from high on Diamond Hill. It was designed by Albert Bause, who implemented the Victorian influences he’d seen in the Cape. With assistance from private d…
Historic Site in Lüderitz

Goerke Haus

The sheer scale of Goerke Haus and the way it blends into the rock face is very impressive. Originally the home of Lieutenant Hans Goerke, and designed by architect Otto Ertl and constructed in 1910 on Diamond Hill,…
Museum in Lüderitz

Lüderitz Museum

This museum contains information on the town’s history, including displays on natural history, local indigenous groups and the diamond-mining industry. Phone to arrange a visit outside standard opening hours.
Historic Building in Lüderitz

Old Post Office

An attractive architectural landmark.
Lighthouse in Lüderitz


This is an important local landmark.