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Water activities Swkopmund/Walvis Bay

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Water activities Swkopmund/Walvis Bay

We plan to be there at end of Sept and wonder if water activities are good attraction - friend of mine told me that there is basically nothing to see, so its a waste of time

Appreciate help

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1. Re: Water activities Swkopmund/Walvis Bay

The water activities at the coast are a very popular attraction, especially kayaking with seals and the seal and dolphin cruises. Fishing excursions are also extremely popular. These are all year round activities, so visiting in September wouldn't be a problem. In fact I would suggest that you pre book such activities in advance, especially kayaking as spaces are limited.

I suppose if you are not interested in marine mammals and birds etc then it wouldn't be very interesting but I can't say I have ever heard the water activities described as a waste of time or nothing to see?

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2. Re: Water activities Swkopmund/Walvis Bay

Thanks, really appreciated. Friend of mine took a boat trip recently and main attraction was "some drilling platform towed to SAF for repair", end of quote :-)

So I was wondering if thats really so

Thank you again

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We just did the kayaking with seals last week. Was a great trip. Absolutely fabulous to be kayaking with 200-300 seals all around you. Some play with you. We saw dolphins as well. The salt pans on the way out are neat. We also saw jackal.

That doesn't include the 15,000+ flamingos on the way out pelican point.

I would absolutely recommend it.

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4. Re: Water activities Swkopmund/Walvis Bay

If you mean swimming, there is not much of that but there are boat trips

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5. Re: Water activities Swkopmund/Walvis Bay

We took a great trip with Sun Sail Catamarans tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowUserReviews-g298358-d2…

Wished we could have fitted in a kayak trip as well, next time!

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