Walvis Bay Destination Guide
Explore Walvis Bay in Namibia.
Walvis Bay in the region of Erongo with it's 52,058 inhabitants is located in Namibia - some 167 mi (or 268 km) West of Windhoek, the country's capital city.
Time in Walvis Bay is now 02:29 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Windhoek" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Windhoek, Keetmanshoop or Rand Rifles. Since you are here already, consider visiting Walvis Bay, Narraville, Meersig and Kuisebmond. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Walvis Bay Boat Trip near Walvis Bay Nam...
Explore the Namibian coastline on a boat trip from Walvis Bay. See dolphins, seals and other marine wildlife. Try Oysters fresh off the reefs. Copyright to www.roomsforafrica.com
Walvis Bay seaside town Namibia
Walvis Bay is a seaside town in Namibia. Home to large salt pans. Copyright to www.roomsforafrica.com
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Interesting facts about this location
Kuisebmund Stadium is an open air stadium in Walvis Bay, Namibia. It is home to several teams in the Namibia Premier League, including the Eleven Arrows and Blue Waters football clubs. The stadium has capacity for 4,000 spectators.
Located at -22.96, 14.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Bird Island (Namibia)
Bird Island is a man-made platform off the coast of Namibia between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. It serves as a breeding ground for birds and yields guano which is collected and sold.
Located at -22.96, 14.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Walvis Bay Airport
Walvis Bay Airport is an airport serving Walvis Bay, a town in the Erongo Region of Namibia. The airport is about 15 km east of the town.
Located at -22.96, 14.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Langstrand (Afrikaans and German for "Long Beach", which the town is often called, too, among English-speaking tourists) is a small beach resort on the Atlantic coast in western Namibia. Langstrand and its neighboring sister resort Dolfynstrand lies between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. It is, for the most part, an upscale beach resort where many have beach homes to escape the interior heat in Namibia.
Located at -22.96, 14.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
The Kuiseb River in Namibia flows from the Khomas highlands west of Windhoek to Walvis Bay. The Kuiseb is an ephemeral river with a mean run-off of roughly 20 million cubic metres per annum. It is bordered on one side by the tallest sand dunes in the world, and on the other by barren rock. The red sand dunes south of the river reach heights over 150 meters. The prevailing winds blow the dunes northward, but their movement is blocked by the river.
Located at -22.96, 14.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
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