Full Day Guided Tour to Swakopmund and Namib Desert Highlights

Full Day Guided Tour to Swakopmund and Namib Desert Highlights

This is a coastal highlight tour, touching all the interesting sites in the Desert area in one tour. You get to experience this beautiful little Sea resort and all the unique features in the Namib Desert, as well as learning about the harsh History and Geology of this area.
This is a Walvis Bay Tour going to Swakopmund and back to Walvis bay.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Swakopmund Jetty, Swakopmund Namibia

Our Walvis Bay tour starts in the Walvis Bay Harbor or Walvis Bay Port, then we drive north towards Swakopmund, past the Bird Island, the only manmade Guano Island and into Swakopmund. At the Jetty we go for a walk on the Jetty and the Mole and share the history of this small German colonial town. We walk around and see some old buildings

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre, 2 Theo-Ben Gurirab Ave, Swakopmund, Namibia

We see old Hotels and Stations as we drive through the little town
then we drive onto the gravel Plains of the Namib desert and our first stop is the Lichen field. This tiny plant is a joint venture between a mushroom and an algae, we learn how they compliment each other and how they survive

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Moon Landscape Viewpoint 4, 8Q5R+Q8M, Goanikontes, Namibia

The gravel road takes us to various view points along the Moonlandscape. Traces of lava flow periods and ice ages are apparent all around you. You feel like you are on another planet, walking on the moon... We some Uranium exploration sites, and maybe some desert animals like Zebra or Springbuck

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Goanikontes, Goanikontes, Erongo Region

Goanikontes is an oasis in the Swakopmund River. Very important location for the history of the area as it was the first watering hole in the desert from Swakopmund, an old Police post and vegetable were grown here. We learn the interesting History as we pass through the dry river bed

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Welwitschia Plains, Swakopmund Namibia

Amazingly on the hard gravel plains where nothing grows we find the age old Welwitschia plant. This unique plant has no stem and only two leaves, it has adapted to absorb moisture from the fog and the little rain, and can grow to be hundreds of years old. There are male and female plants, these are pollenated by little brown and orange bugs that live in the plants. Thousands of seeds are produced that spread by the harsh prevailing winds. Nature is amazing

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dune 7, 39 8th Rd Just Off The C14, 6km By Road, Walvis Bay Namibia

After a long ride through the desert we pass Dune 7 close to Walvis Bay. Unfortunately we do not climb the dune we only have time to view it.
we sadly return to the Walvis Bay harbour

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 08:30 AM
Duration: 7 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: Walvis Bay Port, 2FWR+CFH, Unnamed Road, Walvis Bay, Namibia
Traveler pickup is offered


  • Walvis Bay Port, 2FWR+CFH, Unnamed Road, Walvis Bay, Namibia

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Lunch - Bottled water, Cola , Juice, Beer and cider
  • Brunch
  • Entry/Admission - Moon Landscape Viewpoint 4
  • Entry/Admission - Welwitschia Plains
  • Entry/Admission - Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre

Not Included


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