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Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay (vahl-fis bay) is pleasant, particularly around the new waterfront development and along the esplanade. A cluster of bars and restaurants right on the water overlook the the harbor and the big machinery of the port not far away. It has a very genuine, relaxed feel. The town proper is not super compact and your own wheels make life a lot easier. 

The area around Walvis Bay is home to a number of unique natural attractions, including one of the largest flocks of flamingos in the whole of Southern Africa.


Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Walvis Bay.