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Walvis Bay, Namibia: 10 reviews and 12 photos

  Lagoon at Walvis Bay
by toonsarah

If you're staying in Swakopmund do make sure you find the time for the drive south to Walvis Bay. The road runs between the dunes and the sea, and for a brief while on your trip to Namibia you'll have the luxury of driving on tarmac!

When you reach Walvis Bay head for the lagoon where thousands of flamingos come to search for food in the shallow waters. There are several pull-offs where you can park and walk by the water, and while a pair of binoculars will help you get a close-up look at the birds you should find that they're near enough to see and photograph them quite easily.

When you finished watching the birds head for the marina area at the north end of the bay where you'll find some good places to eat and drink.

Address: Approx 50kms south of Swakopmund

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 11, 2006
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