This morning we will return to Walvis Bay for a Catamaran Boat Cruise in the waters of the Walvis Bay Harbour while enjoying fresh oysters, sparkling wine and other delicious snacks on board. We depart from the Walvis Bay Yacht Club and cruise into the beautiful and sheltered bay area, which holds more splendour than can at first be seen – a shipwreck, lighthouse, oyster platforms, different bird species, seals and an abundance of marine life are just some of the attractions.
The Catamaran will move alongside oyster platforms where your guide will share more information with you about Walvis Bay’s own cultivated oysters, delicacies which you will later get to taste. The journey proceeds to the ever-growing Pelican Point to achieve a closer look at the lighthouse and resident seal colony. The old supply railway spoors can still be seen from the years when the lighthouse was occupied by the coast guards. Moving around the point, three different types of dolphins may be encountered, namely the Heaviside/Benguela Dolphins which are the most notable as they are endemic to the coast of Namibia, Dusky Dolphins and Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins. Sightings of the Mola Mola (Sunfish) and the Leatherback Turtles also keep you on the lookout. All this can be experienced whilst comfortably relaxing in the saloon, on the trampolines, or on deck, and enjoying a glass of sparkling wine and delicious snacks.
We return to Swakopmund in the late afternoon in time to freshen up for dinner in town with your guide.
Swakopmund Guesthouse: Situated close to the town center and a mere five-minute walk from the beach and main shopping area, Swakopmund Guesthouse is privately owned and run by the Borg family who previously used the property as their holiday house. It has been completely revamped to offer welcoming accommodation in standard and luxury rooms and provides an ideal base for guests wanting to indulge in a comfortable stay close to the ocean and Swakopmund’s many attractions. The spacious en-suite rooms are fitted with minibar, television and crisp, white linen sheets; and decorated with peaceful elements of the ocean. Additional facilities include a breakfast lounge where a tasty breakfast buffet is served, reception, garden courtyard and laundry service. Swakopmund Guesthouse is run with an eco-friendly approach, making use of solar energy and recycled water.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Swakopmund Guesthouse