Walvis Bay Waterfront, Walvis Bay

4.0
Enjoy a leisurely stroll and admire wildlife at Walvis Bay Waterfront, a long, curving stretch of gray sand. Sandwiched between the Namib Desert sand dunes and the Atlantic Ocean, the bay area offers a variety of water sports and excursions, making it a popular adventure destination. Quad biking, kite-boarding, sandboarding, kayaking, and canoeing are among the activities offered along this restaurant-lined waterfront. Take a boardwalk deep into the sea on a floating wooden jetty from one of the many wharfs, and see pelicans, seals, and flamingos. You can also swim, go fishing, or take a dolphin-spotting boat trip. Public walkways provide good opportunities for jogging, while hotels and bars offer a variety of entertainment year-round. Take the guesswork out of planning a Walvis Bay vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
Create an itinerary including Walvis Bay Waterfront
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Walvis Bay Waterfront Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
388 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Walvis Bay is the 'Bay of Whales'. The best way to see the wildlife is to take a boat trip out into the bay. We saw whales, Cape Fur Seals and plenty of birds. Both a seal and pelicans landed on our.....  more »
  • Okay, I apologize to the flamingos, gulls and pelicans whom I just called "birdies", but it was all I could think of to fit what I was going for. Anyway, great place to watch the wildlife...  more »
Places to stay near Walvis Bay Waterfront

Plan your trip to Walvis Bay

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Walvis Bay

View all ›
4.6
Duration:3​h 30​min
4.9
Duration:5​h 30​min
4.6
Duration:3​h 30​min
4.2
Duration:1​h 30​min

Side trips from Walvis Bay

5.0
Duration:8​h
4.2
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.0
Duration:30​min

Nearby attractions in Walvis Bay

4.8
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.5
Duration:2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.6
Duration:4​h

Hidden gems in Walvis Bay

4.4
Duration:2​h 30​min