Swakopmund activities, tickets and more

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Namibia Walvis Bay Dolphin and Seal Wacthing Catamaran Cruise

Look for dolphins, seals, pelicans and other marine life on this catamaran cruise from Walvis Bay. As you sail, you will be able to see the shipwreck, lighthouse, oyster platforms and different bird species found in the bay too.As the catamaran moves alongside the oyster platforms, your guide will share more information with you about locally cultivated Walvis Bay oysters. Included in the tour is the tasting of these delicacies.The journey proceeds to the Pelican Point to get a closer look at the lighthouse. As you sail, look out for the playful dolphins and Cape fur seals that call the bay home. Look out for sightings of the mola mola (sunfish) and leatherback turtles. In season (July through November), keep your eyes peeled for whales, and with some extra luck, you might see the mighty killer whales (orcas) too!All this can be experienced while comfortably relaxing in the saloon, on the trampolines or on deck, whilst enjoying a glass of sparkling wine and delicious snacks.
3 hours
Outdoor Activities

Welwitschia Tour from Swakopmund

Often called the Welwitschia tour, this enlightening journey takes you through the ancient canyons of the Moon Valley, one of the most fascinating areas of the Namib Desert.
4 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Namib Desert from Walvis Bay 3-Hour Quad Bike Tour

Ride around the dramatic red sand dunes of the Namib Desert during a fantastic quad bike experience. In Walvis Bay, before setting out on the bikes, listen to a safety briefing and then follow a guide on an exhilarating tour around the canyons, valleys and dunes of the enchanting desert plains. Look out for flora and fauna, ancient fossils and members of the Topnaar tribe, a semi-nomadic community who calls the desert home.
3 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Swakopmund Tour (Half Day Trip)

This is a fully private tour! We leave Walvis Bay and travel to Swakopmund on the desert Road, stopping at Dune 7. We then continue driving the very scenic back road to Swakopmund, where we stop at historic buildings dating from before the first world war, when Swakopmund was under German rule. Swakopmund is a must for anyone interested in turn of the century German architecture, as these buildings have been very well preserved. In Swakopmund you will have enough time to walk around and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. We also offer a light break at Cafe Anton in Swakopmund.We take the coastal road back to Walvis Bay, and tell you a little about the history of all the landmarks along the way. Finally we take a short drive through Kuisebmond for cultural interest.
3 hours
Outdoor Activities

Living Dunes Experience from Swakopmund

This living desert tour is a extraordinary exploration of the coastal dune belt just outside Swakopmund. To the untrained eye the dunes are just a pile of sand, however your skilled and experienced guides will introduce you to a wealth of life. Track Palmato Geckos, sand-diving lizards, the famous fog-basking tok-tokkie beetle, sidewinder snakes, spiders, scorpions, and chameleons. This 3-hour exploration will be rounded out with a short dune drive.
3 hours
Outdoor Activities

3-Hour Quad Biking and Sand-Boarding Combo from Swakopmund

A great experience one can encounter while exhilarating the beautiful surroundings of Namibia’s dunes. This is the most popular tours, were you will ride for your life on the dunes for an hour and explore the different plants and animals in the Namib Desert, another hour you will be sandboarding andthe last hour you quad back. Quad Biking is the best way to see what Swakopmund sand dunes has to offer even at the most unreachable places were a 4x4 can’t reach. This is one of the best adventure experience.
3 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Swakopmund City Tour- Including Dune 7

This tour is a perfect blend of remarkable history, architecture, culture and natural beauty as you are taken through the streets of Swakopmund and then onto Dune 7 near Walvis Bay to climb the highest dune in the area. This is an ideal shore excursion for those travellers with limited time in Port because this tour explores the main interests in both Walvis Bay and Swakopmund.
4 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Swakop Food Tour

This walking food tour is a culinary delight.  Escape the crowds and experience Swakopmund through a different lens - its food and drinks!  Sample a variety of delicious local food and drinks like fresh fish, scrumptious cakes, tender game meat and refreshing local beer.  Admire our town's unique architectural styles and influences. Relax, have fun and be entertained.
4 hours
Kid Friendly

Welwitschia and Moon Landscape Tour (Half Day Trip)

This tour shows amazing vistas of the Namib desert on our tour to the Welwitchia. We stop frequently for photos and to share a little information about the desert.We cross the Swakop river canyon, and the drive in is really beautiful. You have a very good chance of seeing wildlife on this tourThe Welwitchia plant is a bit of a curiosity that also forms the highlight of out tour.
6 hours
Kid Friendly

Ganab, Blutkoppe and Welwitchia desert tour (Day Trip)

This tour is totally private, and shows off a bit of the beauty of the desert. In the rainy season it's beautifully green with flowers blooming, but for most of the year it is quite dry and desolate. On this trip you will see Natural Rock formations, a River Canyon as well as open plains. It is quite common to see wildlife on this tour, and may include Giraffe, Springbuck, Ostrich, Gemsbuck, Vultures, Meerkat and many more.
8 hours