Guided tours in Swakopmund

41 excursions and activities in Swakopmund are offered at reasonable prices and may be booked online.

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Can Swakopmund really be seen in a single day?

Whether you're traveling to Namibia or planning to visit Swakopmund, there are many things to do. You can explore the Namib Desert by bike, go kayaking around Bird Rock Island, or skydive.

Kayaking around Bird Rock Island

Whether you're looking for adventure or a chance to see some of the area's incredible wildlife, kayaking around Bird Rock Island in Swakopmund is a great way to get out into the water. Several registered operators offer trips that range from easy to difficult. There are also several self-guided tours.

Pelican Point, about 45 minutes south of Swakopmund, is a great place to kayak for wildlife. You can observe hundreds of Cape fur seals in their natural habitat. It's also home to a few benguela dolphins. You may also find flamingos at the tidal pool.

The Swakopmund Aquarium is a local attraction that has rays feeding, lobsters and a number of different kinds of fish. It's an interesting place to visit if you have kids. There's also a glass tunnel that's fun for kids.

Exploring the Namib Desert on a bike

Seeing the Namibian desert on a bike is an excellent way to explore this country. There are a number of options available, so it's easy to find a tour that will suit your needs.

The best way to experience the Namibian desert on a bike is to go on a quad biking excursion. This is the best way to see the dunes in their full glory. There are a variety of tours offered, all supervised by the Namibian Quad Biking Association. These tours range in price from about N800 for a day trip, to around N3,500 for a week long tour.

While you're out exploring the Namib Desert on a bike, make sure to wear a hat and sunglasses. This will keep you from getting too sunburnt. It's also a good idea to carry a sunscreen.



Located in Swakopmund, Namibia, Ground Rush Adventures is the cheapest skydiving destination in the world. The company is operated under the control of the Parachute Association of Namibia. It has a good safety record and operates with a strong moral code.

The company offers a variety of different packages and services. Guests can choose from tandem, accelerated free fall, or static line courses. There are also photo and video packages to choose from.

During a Tandem Sky Dive in Swakopmund, you can enjoy a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean and Namib Desert Dunes. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will lead you through the experience. A tandem skydive is the most popular type of jump. It takes place at 11,000 feet. You will also receive a short briefing and harness fitting. After you jump, you will float through the air under a parachute for about seven minutes.

Art galleries

Seeing is believing and in the case of Swakopmund, it's hard to go wrong. Although it's not quite as big as Windhoek, this enigmatic coastal city is home to some of the country's most impressive architecture. The buildings are a mix of modern and old world styles, but the craftsmanship is unquestionable.

The art galleries in Swakopmund are a testament to the area's creative juices. The town has no shortage of exhibitions to ogle, and some are even more enticing than the competition. If you're into fine art, you'll be able to see works of many of today's best, as well as some of Namibia's oldest. It's also home to some of the nation's newest studios.

Despite Swakopmund's small size, the town is bursting with fine arts and music venues. The city also has a surprisingly good museum collection, including some of the world's most famous artworks. If you're looking for something a little more intimate, you can't go wrong at The Gallery.



Whether you are in Swakopmund to shop, play golf or surf, it's easy to satisfy your appetite with restaurants and cafes in this seaside town. From German and French to local and international, the city has plenty of food options for all tastes. Besides the restaurants and cafes in the town centre, there are several beach shacks where you can grab a meal or snack while you're soaking up the sun or playing a game of volley ball.

One of the best restaurants in Swakopmund is The Tug. This restaurant offers an incredible view of the Atlantic Ocean and Namibian Coastline. It is located inside an old tug and is a popular spot with tourists and tour groups. The food is excellent and the service is attentive. It has 140 South African wines to choose from, and a variety of seafood dishes.

Excursions and day trips from Swakopmund

Located on the coast of Namibia, Swakopmund is a popular tourist destination. The town offers a variety of excursions and day trips. For instance, there are sea kayaking tours that include dune 4x4 driving.

Swakopmund also offers a scenic flight over the Namib Desert. This tour allows you to get a different perspective of the desert and the Atlantic Ocean. The tour is available on a full or half day basis.

Alternatively, you can choose to join a Swakopmund township tour. This tour is a great way to learn about the local people and their culture. It also gives you an opportunity to see the unique Afro-German architecture of the town.

A day trip from Swakopmund to Moon Landscape is also a great option. The Moon Landscape is a geological feature formed over 460 million years. It is a place where bizarre rock formations can be seen.

If you are looking for something a bit more adventurous, you should consider taking a quad bike ride. This is a fun and exciting way to experience the desert. You don't have to be a seasoned driver to participate in this activity. It's also a good way for older children to experience the desert.

Another great excursion is the Bird Rock Island excursion. This tour takes you to a nearby island where you can watch marine birds and seals. You can also take a flamingo excursion. The tour includes lunch at a Bedouin tent. You'll be treated to a glass of sparkling wine.

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